Yanru Qu

Phone: (+86)153-4066-1670

Education

Polymer Material Engineering

2017-2021
Beijing University of Chemical Technology, College of Material Science and Engineering
GPA: 4.00

Research Experience

Construction of NIR II-responsive antibacterial/antifouling switchable surface

October 2019 - Present
Beijing Laboratory of Biomedical Materials
  • Researched the background and progress of stimuli-responsive switchable antibacterial.
  • Designed experiment plan and synthesis route. (link)
  • Synthesized antibacterial surface on Ti and tested the inhibition rate of bacteria growth.
  • Writing a review, “The progress on smart stimuli-responsive antibacterial material for wound healing”.

Preparation and application of supercapacitor by bi-metal activation method

October 2019 - Present
State Key Laboratory of Chemical Resource Engineering
  • Synthesized hierarchical porous carbon by hydrothermal of wasted rubber.
  • Characterized material and tested the electrochemical capacity performance of the supercapacitor.
  • Completed the thesis of stage achievement.
  • Finished a review, “The preparation and application in supercapacitor of porous carbon based on waste material ”.

Integrated Electrodes for Rechargeable Batteries

April 2020 - Present
State Key Laboratory of Chemical Resource Engineering
  • Researched progress of main batteries and analyzed the application of integrated electrode.
  • Writing a review, “Design and Construction of Carbon-based Integrated Electrodes for Rechargeable Batteries: Status and Prospects”.

The application of density function theory in Li–S battery

January 2020 - Present
State Key Laboratory of Chemical Resource Engineering
  • Researched the recent progress of Li-S battery and the application of DFT.
  • Cooperated with students in computational chemistry field.
  • Finished a review, “Theoretical calculation application in Li−S batteries: recent progress and perspectives” (manuscript in preparation).

Construction of novel antibacterial and anti-biofilm polymer based on polymyxin B and D-amino acid

November 2018 - June 2019
Beijing Laboratory of Biomedical Materials
  • Synthesized antibacterial micelle with polymer as backbone packing D-Tyr.
  • Characterize materials and tested ability of killing bacterial and dispersing biofilm.
  • Led team to enter the Creativity Competition Experimental Project and selected as a key project in college.
  • Won outstanding prize in the first national polymer material innovation& entrepreneurship competition.

The surface functional modification of antibacterial polymer

November 2017 - June 2018
Beijing Laboratory of Biomedical Materials
  • Researched recent progress on antibacterial materials and focused on polymer.
  • Led team to enter a scientific research competition in university with a review completed, “The surface functional modification of antibacterial polymer and the application in biomedical material”.
  • Published paper on Surface Technology (EI compendex& Chinese core journal).,(Qu et al. Preparation and Application of Multifunctional Quaternary Ammonium Polymers for The Engineering of Novel Antibacterial Materials[J]. Surface Technology, 2019, 220-228. (First author)),(Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (51573014, 21504006))

Publications

Construction of NIR II-responsive antibacterial/antifouling switchable surface

October 2019 - Present
  • Researched the background and progress of stimuli-responsive switchable antibacterial.
  • Designed experiment plan and synthesis route. (link)
  • Synthesized antibacterial surface on Ti and tested the inhibition rate of bacteria growth.
  • Writing a review, “The progress on smart stimuli-responsive antibacterial material for wound healing”.

Academic Award & Scholarship

May 2018 Second prize in the National English Competition for College Students, College English Teaching & Research Association of China
April 2019 Third prize in the National English Competition for College Students, College English Teaching & Research Association of China.
September, 2019 Third prize in “U challenge” reading competition, Unipus.
November 2019 Outstanding prize in the first National Polymer Material Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition, Ministry of Education.
March 2020 Passed the first round in Stanford CGCP Student Writing Contest, Stanford Law School.
September 2017 Excellent Students Award (Top 2%), Beijing university of Beijing chemical technology.
March 2018 People Scholarship, Beijing university of Beijing chemical technology.
September 2018 Individual Advanced Award in social practice plan, Beijing university of Beijing chemical technology.
December 2018 Special High Social Scholarship (3/750+), Beijing university of Beijing chemical technology.
September, 2019 Quality-expanding Competition Award Scholarship, Beijing university of Beijing chemical technology.
November 2019 Special social scholarship, Beijing university of Beijing chemical technology.
June 2020 Quality-expanding Competition Award Scholarship, Beijing university of Beijing chemical technology.

Work Experience

Counselor in Changshu Citizens and Nature Camp

July 2019
IDEAS Camp Education Company
  • Designed chemistry workshop individually.
  • Led group members finish the lessons and activity in camp with foreign coworkers.

Translator for China international fair for trade in services, Wuxi session

June 2019
China Association of Trade in Service
  • Translated the content in meeting for foreign merchant

Intern student

March 2019
Volunteers Organization for Innovative Country (Social Service Organization Registration in The Ministry of Civil Affairs of China)
  • Managing human resources, including interviewing and working arrangement for volunteers
  • In charge of new media part, writing articles, publishing and maintaining
  • The main lecturer in seminar of Learning through traveling in rural area.
  • Designed international volunteer activity in rural area, leading five foreigners finish village construction in Dongmenying Village, Yanqing, Beijing.
  • Assist the normal work for company.
  • Design “K12 study through rural area” project individually.

Member of the first Rural Cultural Construction Project

February 2019
Qufu Confucius International Studies Center
  • Finished the learning and spreading of Confucian traditional culture with youth from 5 different countries
  • Translated for foreigners and taught them about Chinese culture
  • Finished support education in rural primary school in Qufu

Head of the exhibition area of service team in SVIEF 2018

July 2018
Silicon Valley Innovation& Entrepreneurship Forum
  • Translated for foreigners and assisted for the negotiation between customers and merchants.
  • Got the recommend letters from the leads of International companies after SVIEF.

Extracurricular Activities

Member of 3rd Horizon program in 2020, launched by Tsinghua University
Volunteered to given lessons to blind children during 2019 coronavirus period.
Volunteered in “time-donating” activity launched by Beichen NGO
Volunteer for Special Olympics 2019, responsible for recruiting new interviews and giving skills training for speakers at the TED team
Volunteered in music festivals and with the honor as “Outstanding Volunteer”.
2017.12 Champion in debate competition “9th December” in university
2019.6 Second place in debate competition “Knowledgeable Debate” in university
2020.5 Third place in the debate competition “4th May Youth Debate” in university
Took nationwide debate competitions for college students on behalf of university