LI Peng

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Institute of Flexible Electronics (IFE)

Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU)

1 Dongxiang Road, Xi’an 710129, China


HP: (86)18681829465


Research Interests 

Antimicrobial drugs and materials for infectious diseases (antimicrobial peptides/polymers, drug delivery system, photodynamic therapy)

Surfaces modification and functionalization (antimicrobial/osteoinductive coating for implants and biomedical devices, antifouling coating, electrodes coating)

Water treatment (water disinfection, capacitive deionization, pollutant adsorption)


Biographical Information

2018-Now: Professor, Institute of Flexible Electronics, Northwestern Polytech. Univ. (NPU)

2018-Now: Professor (adjunct), Institute of Biomedical Materials and Engineering, Northwestern Polytech. Univ. (NPU)

2016-2018: Professor, Institute of Advanced Materials, Nanjing Tech University.

2013-2015: Group Leader, Frontier Institute of Science and Technology, Xi’an Jiaotong University

2013-2015: Postdoc., Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU). (Supervisor: Prof. Mary B. Chan-Park)

2007-2013: PhD degree (Chem. & Biomol. Eng.), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU). (Supervisor: Prof. Mary B. Chan-Park)

2002-2006: Bachelor degree (Chem. Eng. & Tech.), Tianjin University, Tianjin, China.


Academic Achievements

Professor Li Peng's research interests are the development of biomaterials and their applications, especially antimicrobial materials. He focused on the design and synthesis of antimicrobial peptides and polymers, fabrication of antimicrobial coatings for bio-medical devices. He has successfully developed several advanced antimicrobial materials, and those works published in Nature Materials, Advanced Materials, ACS Nano, Biomaterials etc. Professor Li also holds 4 US patents, and collaborating with several international industrial corporations.


Selected Publications:

1. Gao, Q.; Li, P.*; Zhao, H.; Chen, Y.; Jiang, L.; Ma, P. X.*, Methacrylate-ended polypeptides and polypeptoids for antimicrobial and antifouling coatings. Polymer Chemistry 2017, 8 (41), 6386-6397.

2. Su, Y.; Tian, L.; Yu, M.; Gao, Q.; Wang, D.; Xi, Y.; Yang, P.; Lei, B.; Ma, P. X.; Li, P.*, Cationic peptidopolysaccharides synthesized by 'click' chemistry with enhanced broad-spectrum antimicrobial activities. Polymer Chemistry 2017, 8 (25), 3788-3800. (Front cover)

3. Zhi, Z.; Su, Y.; Xi, Y.; Tian, L.; Xu, M.; Wang, Q.; Padidan, S.; Li, P.*; Huang, W., Dual-functional PEG-b-Polyhexanide Surface Coating with In Vitro and In Vivo Antimicrobial and Antifouling Activity. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9 (12), 10383-10397. ESI highly cited in 2018

4. Su, Y.; Zhi, Z.; Gao, Q.; Xie, M.; Yu, M.; Bo, L.; Li, P.*; Ma P. X., Autoclaving-derived Surface Coating with in vitro and in vivo Antimicrobial and Antibiofilm Efficacies. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2017, 6 (6), 1601173.

5. Gao, Q.; Yu, M.; Su, Y.; Xie, M.; Zhao, X.; Li, P.*; Ma, P. X.*, Rationally designed dual functional block copolymers for bottlebrush-like coatings: In vitro and in vivo antimicrobial, antibiofilm, and antifouling properties. Acta Biomaterialia, 51, 112-124, 2017. ESI highly cited in 2017&2018

6. Gu, J.; Su, Y.; Liu, P.*; Li, P.*; Yang, P.*, An Environmentally Benign Antimicrobial Coating Based on A Protein Supramolecular Assembly. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9 (1), 198-210, 2017. ESI highly cited in 2017-2019

7. Li, P.; Poon, Y. F.; Li, W. F.; Zhu, H. Y.; Yeap, S. H.; Cao, Y.; Qi, X. B.; Zhou, C. C.; Lamrani, M.; Beuerman, R. W.; Kang, E. T.; Mu, Y. G.; Li, C. M.; Chang, M. W.; Leong, S. S. J.; Chan-Park, M. B.*, A polycationic antimicrobial and biocompatible hydrogel with microbe membrane suctioning ability. Nature Materials, 10 (2), 149-156, 2011. ESI highly cited

8. Li, P.; Zhou, C.; Rayatpisheh, S.; Ye, K.; Poon, Y. F.; Hammond, P. T.; Duan, H.; Chan-Park, M. B.*, Cationic Peptidopolysaccharides Show Excellent Broad-Spectrum Antimicrobial Activities and High Selectivity. Advanced Materials, 24 (30), 4130-4137, 2012.

9. Wang Y.; El-Deen A. G.; Li, P.*; Oh B. H. L.; Guo Z.; Khin M. M.; Vikhe Y. S.; Hu R. G.; Kline K. A.; Becker D. L.; Duan H.*; Chan-Park, M. B.*, High Performance Capacitive Deionization Disinfection (CDID) of Water with Graphene Oxide-graft-Quaternized Chitosan Nanohybrid Coating. ACS Nano, 9(10), 10142–10157, 2015.

10. Li, P.; Li, X.; Saravanan R.; Li, C. M.; Leong, S. S. J.*, Antimicrobial macromolecules: synthesis methods and future applications. RSC Advances, 2 (10), 4031-4044, 2012.


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