Kangling Ma is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame. Before joining Prof. Haifeng Gao’s group at Notre Dame, she received her bachelor’s degree from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC). Kangling’s research focuses on the synthesis and application of (hyper)branched poly(triazole) materials.
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry/Polymer Chemistry, University of Notre Dame, Expected 2023
B.E. Polymer Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), 2018
Predoctoral Research Fellowship of the Center for Environmental Science and Technology, ND, 2022-2023
Excellent TA evaluated by Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, ND, 2020
Silver Scholarship of School of Chemistry and Materials Science, USTC, 2016-2017
Bronze Scholarship of School of Chemistry and Materials Science, USTC, 2015-2016
The Cyrus Tang Scholarship, USTC, 2014 – 2017
Polymer synthesis and characterization. Organic synthesis. Design of experiments (DOE). Data interpretation.
Materials characterization: Chromatography (GC, LC, SEC, HPLC), Spectroscopy (NMR, ATR-FTIR, UV-VIS-NIR, Steady-State Fluorescence, ICP-OES), Thermal analysis (TGA, DSC), Microscopy (TEM, PLM), Rheometer
Instruments maintenance and troubleshooting: lyophilizer, GC, vacuum oven, glovebox
Software: Microsoft Office, ChemOffice, Origin Pro 2016, Blender