Shaoli Fang

Educational Background

  • B.S., Physics, 1987. Jilin University, Changchun, China.
  • M.S., Solid State Physics, 1991. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.
  • Ph.D., Materials Science, 1994. Institute for Molecular Science, Okazaki, Japan.

Research Interests

  • Physical properties of nano-scale materials
  • Fabrication of nano-scale devices and novel nano-scale structures
  • Applications of nano-scale materials in biomedical, functional composites, sensors, etc.

Contact Information 

Phone: 972-883-6540
Office: BE 2.314

Shaoli Fang

Dr. Shaoli Fang has over ten years of experience in nanomaterial fabrication and characterization. He joined UTD NanoTech Institute in 2004, and his current research activities include:

  • Improving the physical properties of draw-twist spun carbon nanotube yarn.
  • Process and equipment development for continuously spinning carbon nanotube yarn
  • Building of nanotube yarn- and sheet-based devices for biomedical applications
  • Developing nanotube yarn- and sheet-based functional composites
  • Fabrication of nanotube yarn- and sheet-based novel functional structures
  • Exploring nanotube yarn spinning and sheet forming mechanism

Selected Publications

Strong, Transparent, Multifunctional, Carbon Nanotube Sheets. Zhang, Mei; Fang, Shaoli; Zakhidov, Anvar A.; Lee, Sergey B.; Aliev, Ali E.; Williams, Christopher D.; Atkinson, Ken R.; Baughman, Ray H. NanoTech Institute, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, USA. Science (Washington, D.C., USA) (2005), 309(5738), 1215-1219. (abstract) (full text)

Diameter-Selected Raman Scattering from Vibrational Modes in Carbon Nanotubes , A.M. Rao, E. Richter, S. Bandow, B.Chase, P.C. Eklund, K.A. Williams, S. Fang, K.R. Subbaswamy, M. Menon, A. Thess, R.E. Smalley, G. Dresselhaus, and M.S. Dresselhaus, Science 275, 187 (1997).

Raman Scattering from Vibrational Modes in Si46-Clathrates, S. Fang, L. Grigorian, P.C. Eklund, G. Dresselhaus, M.S. Dresselhaus, H. Kawaji, and S. Yamanaka, Phys. Rev. B 57, 7686 (1998).

Raman Scattering Study of Coalesced Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes , S. Fang, A.M. Rao, P.C. Eklund, P. Nikolaev, A.G. Rinzler, and R.E. Smally, J. Mater. Res.13, 9 (1998).

Reversible Intercalation of Charged Iodine Chains into Carbon Nanotube Ropes , L. Grigorian, K.A. Williams, S. Fang, G.U. Sumanasekera, A.L. Loper, E.C. Dickey, S.J. Pennycook, P.C. Eklund, Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 5560 (1998).

Updated: November 12, 2007

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