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Welcome to Professor Jianjun Cheng's home page at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 


The Cheng Research Group is located in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  The major research interest in the Cheng Research Group is centered on developing functional molecular, polymeric and nano-materials and exploring their applications.  We are specifically interested in the following areas:


  (1) Polymer biomaterials, in particular functional polypeptides and polyesters

  (2) Polymer and materials chemistry

  (3) Nanomedicines for drug/gene delivery, imaging and diagnosis

  (4) Controlled release systems: design and application

  (5) Functional materials, smart materials and molecular probes


May 2016, Group Picnic