Zhu Lab @ Clemson

We are looking for self-motivated graduate and undergraduate students (Spring/Fall 2024) with a passion for polymer or ceramic materials discovery for battery applications.


Principal Investigator

Dr. Tianyu Zhu, Assistant Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634, USA

Professional Experience

Aug 2023-Now Assistant Professor, Clemson University
Aug 2022-Aug 2023 Senior Engineer, QuantumScape Battery, Inc.

Teaching Experience

Lecture courses: Organic Chemsitry I & II (Chem 33X)
Laboratory courses: General Chemistry Lab, Essentials of Organic Chemistry Lab, Comprehensive Organic Chemistry Lab (Chem 33XL)

Education and Training

Oct 2020-July 2022 Postdoc, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Jan 2020-Oct 2020 Postdoc, University of South Carolina
July 2015-Dec 2019 Ph.D. Chemistry, University of South Carolina
Sep 2011-May 2015 B.S. Chemistry, Nanjing University

Social Media

Google Scholar (Tianyu Zhu): Link
Twitter (@TianyuZhu5): Link
LinkedIn: Link

Awards and Honors

1. ACS PMSE Future Faculty Scholar - ACS Chicago Meeting, 2022
2. Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Symposium - ACS Philadelphia Meeting, 2020
3. ACS POLY/PMSE Student Chapter Officer, 2018~2019
4. Departmental and Graduate School Travel Award (USC), 2017