• Rong WANG (汪蓉)

    Professor, Dr.

    Chemistry Building, Xianlin Campus

    Nanjing University, 210023

    Tel: 025-89686802

    Email: wangrong AT nju DOT edu DOT cn    

Wang's Bio


  • 1. Self-assembly of biomacromolecues

     v      Vesicle formation from amphiphilic molecules

     v      Aggregates transportation

    2. Self-assembly of block copolymers

     v       Microphase separation of block copolymers with complex topology

     v        Surface and confinement induced self-assembly of block copolymers

    3. DNA/polymer-mediated assembly of nanoparticles

    4. Optimization of functional polymer-clay nanocomposites

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    1.     Self-Consistent Field Theory (SCFT)

    2.     Dissipative Particle Dynamics (DPD), Molecular Dynamics (MD) and Monte Carlo (MC)

    3.  Polymer synthesis and characteristics

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  • Polymer Physics and related   

    80.  J. Y. Yang, R. Wang*, D. Q. Xie*, Self-organization in Suspensions of Telechelic Star Polymers, Polymer, accepted

    79. P. T. Ding, X. F. Yin, Q. Y. Wang, X. Y.  Kang, M. Wu, K. Zhu, X. L. Wang*, R. Wang*, G. Xue,  Open and Closed Layered Nanostructures with Sub-10-nm Periodicity Self-assembled from Hydrophilic [60]Fullerene-based Giant Surfactants, Langmuir, 2020,  36(26), 7289-7295

    78. L. Jia, R. Wang*, Y. N. Fan, Encapsulation and release of drug nanoparticles in functional polymeric vesicles, Soft Matter, 2020, 16, 3088-3095

    77. M. Wu, M. Q. Gong, D. S. Zhou, R. Wang*, D. Z. Chen*, Effect of grafting density on the self-assembly of side-chain discotic liquid crystalline polymers with triphenylene discogens, Soft Matter,  2020,16, 375-382

    76. J. Y. Yang, R. Wang*, D. Q. Xie*, Aqueous self-assembly of amphiphilic cyclic brush block copolymers as asymmetry-tunable building blocks, Macromolecules, 2019, 52, 7042−7051

    75. M. Q. Gong#, Q. Y. Yu#, C. L. Wang#, R. Wang*, Simulating surface patterning of nanoparticles by polymers via dissipative particle dynamics method, Langmuir, 2019, 35, 5534-5540

    74. Q. Y. Yu, R. Wang*, Effect of chain rigidity on the crystallization of DNA-directed nanoparticle system, Macromolecules, 2018, 51, 8372-8376


    73. J. Y. Yang, R. Wang*, D. Q. Xie*, Precisely controlled incorporation of drug nanoparticles in polymer vesicles by amphiphilic copolymer tethers, Macromolecules, 2018, 51(17), 6810-6817

    72. Q. Y. Yu#, J. L. Hu#, Y. Hu, R. Wang*,  Significance of the DNA bond strength in programmable nanoparticle thermodynamics and dynamics, Soft Matter, 2018, 14, 2665-2670

    71. J. Y. Yang, Y. Hu, R. Wang*, D. Q. Xie,*, Nanoparticle encapsulation in vesicles formed by amphiphilic diblock copolymers, Soft Matter, 2017, 13, 7840-7847 (back cover)

    70. M. Q. Gong, Q. Y. Yu, S. Y. Ma, F. Luo, R. Wang*, D. Z. Chen*, Self-assembly behavior of triphenylene-based side-chain discotic liquid crystalline polymers, Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 5556-5564

    69. C. L. Wang, S. Y. Ma, Y. Hu, R. Wang*, Hierarchical colloidal polymeric structure from surfactant-like amphiphiles in selective solventsLangmuir, 2017, 33, 3427-3433

    68. Q. Y. Yu, X. N. Zhang, Y. Hu, Z. H. Zhang, R. Wang*, The dynamic properties of DNA-programmable nanoparticle crystallization, ACS Nano, 2016, 10, 7485-7492

    67. S. Y. Ma, R. Wang*, Block copolymer controlled nanopartilce self-assembly, Acta Polymerica Sinica, 2016, (8), 1030-1041

    66. S. Y. Ma, Y. Hu, R. Wang*, Amphiphilic block copolymer aided design of hybrid assemblies of nanoparticles: nanowire, nanoring and nanocluster, Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 3535-3541

    65. Q. Y. Yu, J. N. Liu, D. Z. Chen, R. Wang*, Self-assembly of linear-dendritic triblock copolymer dependent on variant generations, Polymer, 2015, 79, 179-186

    64. M. J. Peng, S. Y. Ma, J. L. Hu, R. Wang*, Hierarchical nanostructures of diblock copolymer thin films directed by a saw-toothed substrate, Soft Matter, 2015, 11, 6642-6651

    63. Z. B. Jiang, Z. Y. Qian, H. Yang, R. Wang*, Disorder to order transition and ordered morphology of coil-comb block copolymer by Self-Consistent Field Theory, Nanoscale Research Letters, 2015, 10, 328

    62. Z. B. Jiang, M. J. Peng, L. L. Li, D. S. Zhou, R. Wang*, G. Xue*, Unusual structural properties of polymers confined in a nanocylinder, Chinese Physics B, 2015, 24(7), 076801

    61. S. Y. Ma, Y. Hu, R. Wang*, Self-assembly of polymer tethered molecular nanoparticle shape amphiphiles in selective solvents, Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 3112-3120

    60. X. N. Zhang, R. Wang*, G. Xue*, Programming macro-materials from DNA-directed self-assembly, Soft Matter, 2015, 11, 1862-1870; 2015, 11, 2706

    59. S. Y. Ma, D. L. Qi, M. Y. Xiao, R. Wang*, Controlling the localization of nanoparticles in assemblies of amphiphilic diblock copolymers, Soft Matter, 2014, 10(45), 9090-9097.

    58. Z. Liu, J. N. Liu, M. Y. Xiao, R. Wang*, Y.-L. Chen*, Conformation-dependent translocation of a star polymer through a nanochannel, Biomicrofluidics, 2014, 8, 054107

    57. X. N. Zhang, R. Wang*, G. Xue*, Theoretical insights into the formation of thiolate-protected nanoparticles from gold (III) chloride, Chinese Physics B, 2014, 23 (9), 098201

    56. S. Y. Ma, M. Y. Xiao, R. Wang*, Formation and structural characteristics of thermosensitive multiblock copolymer vesicles, Langmuir, 2013, 29(51), 16010−16017

    55. R. Wang*, Z. B. Jiang, H. Yang, G. Xue, Side chain effect on the self-assembly of coil-comb copolymer by self-consistent field theory in two dimensions, Polymer,  2013, 54, 7080-7087

    54. Z. Liu, Z. B. Jiang, H. Yang, S. M. Bai, R. Wang*, G. Xue*, Crowding agent induced phase transition of amphiphilic diblock copolymer in solution, Chinese Journal of Polymer Science, 2013, 31(11), 1491-1500

    53. M. Y. Xiao, J. N. Liu, J. X. Yang, R. Wang*, D. Q. Xie*, Biomimetic membrane control of block copolymer vesicles with tunable wall thickness, Soft Matter, 2013, 9,  2434-2442

    52. M. Y. Xiao, G. J. Xia, R. Wang*, D. Q. Xie*, Controlling the self-assembly pathways of amphiphilic block copolymers into vesicles, Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 7865-7874

    51. R. Wang, S. A. Egorov, A. Milchev, K. Binder, Stretching of free chains confined in concave brush-coated nanocylinders, Macromolecules, 2012, 45 (5), 2580–2587

    50. Z. Y. Qian, R. Wang*, Disorder-to-order transition of triblock comb copolymer Am+1(BC)mMacromolecules, 2011, 44, 6113–6120

    49. G. J. Xia, R. Wang*, Progress of biomolecule separation by nanofilter in experimental and theoretical research, Chinese Science Bulletin, 2011, 56 (18), 1411-1418

    48. R. Wang, Z. B. Jiang, G. Xue, Excluded volume effect on the self-assembly of amphiphilic AB diblock copolymer in dilute solution, Polymer, 201152(10)2361-2365

    47. R. Wang, S. N. Zhang, Y. D. Qiu, Hetero-structure of ABC triblock copolymer thin film on polymer-coated substrate, Polymer, 2011, 52(2), 586-592

    46. X.H. Ma, R. Wang, C.Y. Tan, Y.Y. Jiang, T. Lu, H.B. Rao, X.Y. Li, M.L. Go, B.C. Low and Y.Z. Chen, Virtual screening of selective multi-target kinase inhibitors by combinatorial Support Vector Machines, Molecular Pharmaceutics, 2010, 7(5), 1545-1560

    45. R. Wang, P. Virnau, K. Binder, Conformational properties of polymer mushrooms under spherical and cylindrical confinement, Macromolecular Theory and Simulation, 2010, 19(5), 258-268

    44. Z. B. Jiang, R. Wang*, G. Xue*, Self assembly of ABC triblock copolymer thin films on a brush-coated substrate, Chinese Journal of Polymer Science, 2009, 27(4), 583-592

    43. Z. B. Jiang, R. Wang*, G. Xue,  Morphology and phase diagram of comb block copolymer Am+1(BC)mJ. Phys. Chem. B, 2009, 113, 7462–7467 

    42. R. Wang, J. S. Wang, G. R. Liu, J. Y. Han, and Y. Z. Chen, Simulation of DNA electrophoresis in systems of large number of solvent particles by coarse-grained hybrid molecular dynamics approach, J. Comput. Chem. 2009, 30(4), 505-513

    41. R. Wang*, Y.-L. Chen, J. L. Hu, G. Xue, Depletion-induced surface alignment of asymetric diblock copolymer in selective soleventsJournal of Chemical Physics, 2008, 129, 044907

    40. X.H. Ma, R. Wang, S.Y. Yang, Z.R. Li, Y. Xue, Y.C. Wei, B.C. Low and Y. Z. Chen Evaluation of virtual screening performance of Support Vector Machines trained by sparsely distributed active compounds. J. Chem. Inf. Model., 2008, 48(6), 1227-1237

    39. X.H. Ma, R. Wang, Y. Xue, Z.R. Li, S.Y. Yang, Y.Q. Wei and Y.Z. ChenAdvances in Machine Learning Prediction of Toxicological Properties and Adverse Drug Reactions of Pharmaceutical Agents, Current Drug Safety, 2008, 3(2), 100-114

    38. J.W. Hu, R. Wang, Some useful Expressions for Deriving the Fugacity Coefficients of Mixture Components from Total Fugacity Coefficient, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 2008, 268, 7-13.

    37. J. L. Hu, R. Wang, D. S. Zhou, G. Xue, Left-handed materials and negative refraction, Progress in Chemistry, 2007, 19 (5), 813-819

    36. R. Wang*, T. T. Xu, Theoretical study on morphology of ABCD 4-miktoarm star block copolymer, Polymer, 2007, 48(15), 4601-4608 JournalLink

    35. R. Wang*, Z.B. Jiang, Y. L. Chen, G. Xue, Surface-induced phase transition of asymmetric diblock copolymer in selective solvents, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2006, 110(45), 22726-22731 JournalLink

    34. J. L. Hu, R. Wang*, G. Xue, Solvent size effect on the depletion layer of a polymer solution near an interface, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2006, 110(4), 1872-1876 JournalLink

    33. R. Wang*, J. L. Hu, Z. B. Jiang, D. S. Zhou, Morphology of ABCD tetrablock copolymer predicted by self-consistent field theory, Macromolecular Theory & Simulation, 2005, 14, 256-266 JournalLink

    32. R. Wang*, J. L. Hu, Z. B. Jiang, Order to disorder transition of comb copolymer Am+1BmPolymer, 2005, 46(16), 6201-6207 JournalLink

    31. R. Wang*, P. Tang*, F. Qiu, Y. L. Yang, Aggregate morphologies of amphiphilic ABC triblock copolymer in dilute solution using self-consistent field theory, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2005, 109, 17120-17127 JournalLink

    30. R. Wang, F. Qiu*, H.D. Zhang, and Y.L. Yang, Interactions between brush-coated clay sheets in a polymer matrix, Journal of Chemical Physics, 2003, 118(20), 9447-9456 JournalLink

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    Atomic and Molecular Physics and other fields

    29. Z. H. Zhu and R. Wang, The Characteristics of doubly and triply charged ions C22+, C22- and C23+Chinese Physics, 12(11), 1218-1224(2003)

    28. C. L. Yang, Z. H. Zhu, R. Wang, Molecular dynamics of gases H2, D2 and T2CommunTheor. Phys., 37(2), 225-230(2002)

    27. R. Wang, Y. Sheng, C. L. Yang, Z. H. Zhu, The molecular structure and the potential energy function of C3+(X2B2) and C3-(X2Pg), Journal of Molecular Structure (Theochem)587, 25-31(2002)

    26. C. L. Yang, Z. H. Zhang, T. Q. Ren, R. Wang, Z. H. Zhu, Ab initio study of the Jahn-Teller distortion in the B4+Journal of Molecular Structure-Theochem, 583, 63-68(2002)

    25. A thermodynamics calculation of specific enthalpy and entropy for gas H2 near the critical stat, Chinese Journal of Atomic and Molecular Physics, 19(2), 231236(2002)

    24. C. L. Yang, Z. H. Zhu, R. Wang, Z. H. Zhang, T. Q. Ren, Common equation of state for isotope gases, Chinese Journal of Atomic and Molecular Physics, 19(4), 4454502002

    23. Z. H. Zhu, R. Wang, Y. J. Tang, C. L. Yang, M. D. Wang, Measurement of the total combust gases inside laser fusion pellet with corresponding state method, Nuclear Fusion and Plasma Physics, 22(3), 139-143(2002)

    22. M. L. Tang, J. W. Hu, R. Wang, H. A. Yin, Application of the sign function matrix discrimination method to computer-plotting of salt-water phase diagrams II. W1-W2, m1-m2 and X1-X2 phase diagram of complex ternary salt-water system, Journal of Sichuan University (Natural Science Edition), 39(1), 106-110(2002)

    21. C. L. Yang, Z. H. Zhu, R. Wang, M. L. Tan, G. Jiang, M. D. Wang, Y. M. Zheng, Y. J. Tang, Z. J. Zheng, Y. K. Zhao, A direct method for determining the mass of gases in ICF shell, Science in China Series a-Mathematics Physics Astronomy, 45(3), 378-384 (2002)

    20. C. L. Yang, Z. H. Zhu, R. Wang, X. Y. Liu, Analytical potential energy functions of the neutral and cationic B2Journal of Molecular Structure-Theochem, 548, 47-52 (2001)

    19. Y. Sheng, R. Wang, G. Jiang, Z. H. Zhu, Calculation of the fine structure of oxygen-like by using polarization potential function, Chinese Physics, 10(6), 505-511(2001)

    18. A new method to determine the ground state of diatomic molecule, Chinese Journal of Atomic and Molecular Physics, 18(4), 355-358(2001)

    17. R. Wang, Z. H. Zhu, C. L. Yang, Geometry of C42+ and the Jahn-Teller effect, Acta Physica Sinica, 50(9), 1675-1680(2001)

    16. R. Wang, Z. H. Zhu, C. L. Yang, Study on the analytical potential energy function for C2, C2+ and C2-Journal of Molecular Structure (Theochem), 571, 133-138(2001)

    15. The coupling effect of reaction for plutonium hydride with CO, Chinese Journal of Atomic and Molecular Physics, 18(2), 187-189 (2001)

    14. R. Wang, X. Y. Liu, C. L. Yang, Z. H. Zhu, Dunham method on spectral transition fine structure for HF (X1 ), Chinese Journal of Atomic and Molecular Physics, 18(1), 17-20(2001)

    13. R. Wang, Z. H. Zhu, C. L. Yang, Y. J. Tang, New equation of vapor-liquid equilibrium expressed in reduced parameters, Journal of Sichuan University (Natural Science Edition), 38(1),63-67(2001)

    12. Q. Li, X. Y. Liu, R. Wang, Z. H. Zhu, Analytical potential energy function and stability for PuOn+(n=1,2,3), Chinese Physics, 10(6), 501-504(2001)

    11. C. L. Yang, Z. H. Zhu, R. Wang, X. Y. Liu, The structure and analytical potential energy function for B3(2 A’1) system, Chinese Journal of Atomic and Molecular Physics, 18(3), 293-296(2001)

    10. W. D. Xue, L. X. Zou, Y. Sun, Z. H. Zhu, R. Wang, X. L. Wang, D. Q. Meng, The coupling effect of reaction for plutonium hydride with CO, Chinese Journal of Atomic and Molecular Physics, 18(2), 187-189 (2001)

    9. L. X. Zou, Y. Sun, W. D. Xue, Z. H. Zhu, R. Wang, D. L. Luo, Calculation of thermodynamic equilibrium for reactions of plutonium with air, Chinese Journal of Atomic and Molecular Physics, 17(3), 459-464(2000)

    8. Y.G. Yi, R. Wang, X. D. Li, H. Y. Wang, Z. H. Zhu, Spin-forbidden transitions for Be-like ions (Z=10-103), Acta Physica Sinica, 49(10), 1953-1958 (2000)

    7. R. Wang, Y. Sheng, C. L. Yang, The surface tension of liquid gases for low-boiling point, Chinese Journal of Chemical Physics, 13(3), 380-384(2000)

    6. R. Wang, M. L. Tang, H. A. Yin, Studies on phase equilibria and physicochemical properties of the solutions in reciprocal quaternary system Li+,K+//Cl-,B4O72--H2O at 298K, Sea-lake Salt and Chemical Industry, 28(3), 22-27 (1999)

    5. C. L. Yang, Z. H. Zhu, M. L. Tan, G. Jiang, R. Wang, et. al, State equation for gas H2 near the critical state, Chinese Journal of Atomic and Molecular Physics, 18(3), 375-380(1999)

    4. C. L. Yang, R. Wang, F. H. Wang, Z. H. Zhu, M. D. Wang, Y. M. Zheng, Y. J. Tang, Z. J. Zheng, Y. K. Zhao, Equation of state for gas N2 at low temperature and high density, Chinese Journal of High Pressure Physics,13 (4), 290-294(1999)

    3. R. Wang, Q. Li, Progress of studies on the properties of electrolyte solutions, Journal of Sichuan Normal University (Natural Science), 22(3), 344-347(1999)

    2. R. Wang, J. W. Hu, M. L. Tang, H. A. Yin, Application of the sign function matrix discrimination method to computer-plotting of salt-water phase diagrams, I. W1-W2, X1-X2 and m1-m2 phase diagrams of NaCl-KCl-H2O type system, Journal of Sichuan University (Natural Science Edition), 35(4), 601-606(1998)

    1.M. L. Tang, R. Wang, Study on the utilizing method of potassium of polyhalite deeply occurred in China, Multipurpose Utilization of Mineral Resources, 3, 31-34(1997)

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  •     Rong WANG,  Professor

    Current Members

    Weifeng Lv

    Dan Liu

    Yixin Zhang

    Jialu BaiHongrui Chen



    Hao TangSicheng Fu


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    Former Members

      PhD students

    Junying Yang, Fudan Univ(2020)


    Qiuyan Yu, Jiangnan Univ (2019)
    Shiying Ma, Taishan Univ. (2015)
    Xuena Zhang, Jinan (2015)

    Mengying Xiao, USA (2013)

    Jinglei Hu, NJU Associate Prof. (2008)

    Graduate students

    Mei Wu, Nanjing (2020)Lei Jia, Shandong (2020)

    Minqing Gong, Shanghai (2018)

    Chenglin Wang, Wuxi (2017)

    Mengjie Peng, Nanjing (2015)

    Zhu Liu, Germany (2013)

    Zhiyuan Qian, USA (2012)


    Yajie Zhu, NJU (2019)Manqiu Zhang, USA (2017)Yi Hu, USA (2016)
    Qiyuan Wang, PKU (2016)Yan Wu (2016)Zhihao Zhang, UK (2015)
    Fang Luo, Beijing (2015)

    Dongliang Qi, NJU (2013)

    Jiannan Liu, USA (2013)

    Hong Yang, Singapore (2012)

    Jiexin Yang, Zhejiang Univ (2012)

    Yudong Qiu, USA (2011)

    Guangjie Xia, Hong Kong (2011)

    Shuming Bai, CAS (2010)

    Zhiyuan Qian, USA  (2010)

    Chang Xu (2009)Shanning Zhang (2009)Shijie Chen (2008)
    Tingting Xu (2007)Xin ChenXiaodong Lv


    Exchange students

    Junhao Ren (Changjiang Univ.) (2018-2019)


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  • 汪蓉,教授,博士生导师。20016月毕业于四川大学获博士学位, 20019月至20037月在复旦大学高分子科学系做博士后研究, 200311月到南京大学工作, 200610月至20082月在新加坡国立大学从事访问研究。曾主持国家自然科学基金青年基金项目一项和面上项目项,作为学术骨干参加国家自然科学基金重点项目3项和973项目1项。迄今已发表论文70余篇,多篇论文发表在高水平的杂志上。

    Tel:  025-89686802

    Email: rong_wang2001 AT 163 DOT com, wangrong AT nju DOT edu DOT cn   



  • 1. 生物相容性两亲性高分子的自组装行为

    2. 生物分子调控纳米粒子组装

    3. 具有复杂拓扑结构的嵌段共聚物的自组装


  • 1. 国家自然科学基金项目(Nos.21973041,21674047,21474051,21074053,20874046,20674035,20504013

    2. 国家自然科学基金重点项目(参加)(Nos.50533020, 51133002, 21734005)

    3. 国家重大科学研究计划 (973项目研究骨干) (No. 2010CB923303)

    4. 复旦大学聚合物分子工程教育部重点实验室开放课题基金

    5. 南京大学国家自然科学基金预研项目(No.0205005216)

    6. 南京大学引进人才培养基金(No.0205004107)


  • 本科生“综合化学实验”、“大学化学实验”、“基础化学”、“今日化学系列讲座”和“计算化学II”

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