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Chengzhi CaiChengzhi Cai

Department of Chemistry

Office: STL, 449
Contact: cai@uh.edu - 713-743-2710

Education: Ph.D., Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH-Zurich), 1996; M.Sc. (1989), B.S. (1986), S. China University of Technology

Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Quantum Electronics, ETH-Zurich, 1996-99


Our research broadly involves organic synthesis and methodology, mass spectrometry, organic thin films, surface functionalization and nanochemistry, bacterial biofilms, biomaterials, drug deliver and anti-infection coatings. For more details, please visit our group homepage.

  • ETH Medal, 1997
  • NSF-Early Faculty CAREER award (2004-2009)