Mengmeng Zhang

Mengmeng Zhang


* 9 years of hands-on experience in surface chemistry, nanotechnology and biophysics, particularly in surface modification and characterization of nanomaterials, and single-molecule kinetics of biomolecular interactions
* Familiar with SPM, Fluorescence Imaging, Electrochemistry, Nanoindentation, PVD, SEM, UV-Vis, FT-IR, GC, MS, etc.
* 1-year experience in technical consulting for Materials Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemical and Biomedical industries

Biochemistry Bioengineering Biophysics Biotechnology

Work details

Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Georgia
August 2014 - January 2016
College of Engineering
• High resolution imaging of self-assembled DNA oligonucleotide pattern on gold substrate; Determined the rupture force threshold and kinetics of DNA unzipping by AFM and force spectroscopy to provide deeper insight in designing advanced DNA-based biosensors and microarray chips • Identified the binding sites of individual enzyme molecules along plant cell wall cellulose fibrils during enzymatic hydrolysis process for a better understanding of the degradation mechanism to improve ethanol conversion efficiency