Research Assistant Professor Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Dr. Guo Han Joined Southern University of Science and Technology in Dec 2015, he is currently a research assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. He received his bachelor degree in physics in 2009 from Lanzhou University, PhD degree in physics in 2014 from National University of Singapore (NUS). From Dec 2014 to Nov 2014, he worked as a Postdoc in the chemistry department, NUS. His research area is organic electronics with focus on organic polymer semiconductors and organic thin-film transistors. He has published 10+ papers in journals such as JACS, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.,Adv. Mater.,Chem. Mater.,ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces,Adv. Electron. Mater. and etc.

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Organic polymer semiconductors

Organic thin-film transistors

Organic thermoelectric materials and devices

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1. Shi, S.; Wang, H.; Uddin, M.; Yang, K.; Su, M.; Bianchi, L.; Chen, P.; Cheng, X.; Guo, H.*; Zhang, S.; Woo, H.*; Guo, X.* “Head-to-Head Linked Dialkylbifuran-Based Polymer Semiconductors with Tunable Charge Carrier Polarity” Chem. Mater. 2019, 31, 1808–1817.

2. Wang, H.; Huang, J.; Uddin, M.; Liu, B.; Chen, P.; Shi, S.; Tang, Y.; Woo, H.*; Zhang, S.*; Guo, H.*; Guo, X.* “Cyano-Substituted Head-to-Head Polythiophenes: Enabling High-Performance n-Type Organic Thin-Film Transistors” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2019, 11,10089–10098.

3. Yu, J.; Tang, Y.; Yang, K.; Zhou, X.; Yu, S.; Sun, H.; Huang, J.; Guo, H.*; Guo, X.*; Xing, G.*; Zhang, S.* “Fine-Tuning Head-to-Head Bithiophene-Based Polymer Semiconductors for Enhanced Photovoltaic Performance via Side-Chain Engineering” Org. Electron. 2019, 68, 135–142.

4. Zhou, X.; Chen, P.; Koh, C.; Chen, S.; Yu, J.; Zhang, X.; Tang, Y.; Bianchi, L.; Guo, H.*; Woo, H.*; Guo, X.* “Polymer Semiconductors Incorporating Head-to-Head Linked 4-Alkoxy-5-(3-alkylthiophen-2-yl)thiazole” RSC Adv. 2018, 8, 35724–35734.

5. Shi, Y.; Guo, H.; Qin, M.; Wang, Y.; Zhao, J.; Sun, H.; Wang, H.; Wang, Y. L.; Zhou, X.; Facchetti, A.; Lu, X.*; Zhou, M.; Guo, X.* “Imide-Functionalized Thiazole-Based Polymer Semiconductors: Synthesis, Structure-Property Correlations, Charge Carrier Polarity, and Thin-film Transistor Performance” Chem. Mater. 2018, 30, 7988–8001. (co-first author)

6. Chen, P.; Shi, S.; Wang, H.; Qiu, F.; Wang, Y.; Tang, Y.; Feng, J.; Guo, H.*; Cheng, X.; Guo, X.* “Aggregation Strength Tuning in Difluorobenzoxadiazole-Based Polymeric Semiconductors for High-Performance Thick-Film Polymer Solar cells” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018, 10, 21481–21491.

7. Wang, Y.; Guo, H.; Harbuzaru, A.; Uddin, M.; Arrechea-Marcos, I.; Ling, S.; Yu, J.; Tang, Y.; Sun, H.; Navarrete, J.; Ortiz, R.*; Woo, H.*; Guo, X.* “(Semi)ladder-Type Bithiophene Imide-Based All-Acceptor Semiconductors: Synthesis, Structure–Property Correlations, and Unipolar n-Type Transistor Performance” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 6095–6108. (co-first author)

8. Huang, J.; Guo, H.; Uddin, M.; Woo, H.*; Guo, X.* “Fluorinated Head-to-Head Dialkoxybithiophene: A New Electron Donating Building Block for High-Performance Polymer Semiconductors” Adv. Electron. Mater. 2018, 4, 1700519. (co-first author)

9. Shi, Y.; Guo, H.; Qin, J.; Zhao, J.; Wang, Y.; Wang, H.; Wang, Y.; Facchetti, A.; Lu, X.; Guo, X.* “Thiazole Imide-Based All-Acceptor Homopolymer: Achieving High-Performance Unipolar Electron Transport in Organic Thin-film Transistors” Adv. Mater. 2018, 30, 1705745.(co-first author)

10. Wang, Y.; Guo, H.; Ling, S.; Arrechea-Marcos, I.; Wang, Y.; Navarrete, J.; Ortiz, R.*; Guo, X.* “Ladder-type Heteroarenes: Up to 15 Rings with Five Imide Groups” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 9924. (co-first author)

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