Yan Zhang

Ph.D., Associate Professor


Yan Zhang received a B.S. degree from Northwest Normal University in 1991. She then joined Prof. Xiaoquan Lu’s group at the College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Northwest Normal University as a graduate student and performed research in the field of the carbon paste electrodes modified in Analytical chemistry. She got her M.S. degree in the year of 2002. She thereafter pursued a Ph.D. degree in the group, developing electrochemical studies of interaction of Porohyrins and other medicines with DNA at solid/liquid interface.  She obtained her Ph.D. degree in June, 2007. She became an associate professor of chemistry at Lanzhou Medical College in July, 2002. Then She joined to College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lanzhou University as  an associate professor of chemistry in the year of 2004. Her current research interests include high sensitive and selective detection for bio-interface and reaction.

Representative Publications

1. Yan Zhang, Zhongyuan Huang, Letao Wang, Chunming Wang, Changde Zhang, Tomas Wiese, Guangdi Wang, Kevin Riley, and Zhe Wang, Point-of-Care Determination of Acetaminophen Levels with Multi-Hydrogen Bond Manipulated Single-Molecule Recognition(eMuHSiR),Anal. Chem. 2018, 90, 4733−4740.

2. Yan Zhang, Qin Wang, Wei-chun YE, Jia-jia LI, Chun-ming WANG*,  Pd micro-nanoparticles electrodeposited on graphene/polyimide membrane for electrocatalytic oxidation of formic acid, Trans. Nonferrous Met. Soc. China 2015, 25, 2986−2993.

3. Daban Lu, Yan Zhang, Shaoxiong Lin, Letao Wang, Chunming Wang, Synthesis of PtAu bimetallic nanoparticles on graphene–carbon nanotube hybrid nanomaterials for nonenzymatic hydrogen peroxide sensor. Talanta 2013, 112, 111-116.  

4. Yan Zhang, Daban Lu, Tianzhen Ju, Letao Wang, Shaoxiong Lin, Yue Zhao, Chunming Wang, Haijing He, Yongling Du, Biodegradation of phenol using Bacillus cereus WJ1 and evaluation of degradation efficiency based on a graphene-modified electrode, International Journal of Electrochemistry Science 2013, 8, 504-519.

5. Yan Zhang, Letao Wang, Daban Lu, Xuezhao Shi, Chunming Wang∗, Xiaojuan Duan. Sensitive determination of bisphenol A base on arginine functionalized nanocomposite graphene film. Electrochimica Acta, 2012, 80 , 77- 83

6. Daban Lu, Shaoxiong Lin, Letao Wang, Tong Li, Chunming Wang*, Yan Zhang*, Sensitive detection of luteolin based on poly(diallyldimethylammonium chloride)-functionalized graphene-carbon nanotubes hybrid/β-cyclodextrin composite film, Jouranl of Solid State Electrochemistry, 2014, 18, 269-278.

7. Letao Wang, Yan Zhang,  Yongling Du,  Daban Lu,  Yuzheng Zhang  Chunming Wang.  Simultaneous determination of catechol and hydroquinone based on poly (diallyldimethylammonium chloride) functionalized graphene-modified glassy carbon electrode. J Solid State Electrochem, 2012, 16, 1323-1331

8. Daban Lu, Yan Zhang, Shaoxiong Lin, Letao Wang, Chunming Wang, Synthesis of magnetic ZnFe2O4/graphene composite and its application in photocatalytic degradation of dyes, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 2013, 579, 336-342.

9. Daban Lu, Yan Zhang, Shiquan Niu, Letao Wang, Shaoxiong Lin, Chunming Wang, Weichun Ye, Chunlei Yan, Study of phenol biodegradation using Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain WJDB-1 immobilized in alginate-chitosan-alginate (ACA) microcapsules by electrochemical method. Biodegradation 2012, 23, 209-219.

10. Daban Lu, Yan Zhang, Letao Wang, Shaoxiong Lin,Chunming Wang, Xiaofeng Chen, Sensitive detection of acetaminophen based on Fe3O4 nanoparticles-coated poly(diallyldimethylammonium chloride)-functionalized graphene nanocomposite film.  Talanta 2012, 88, 181-186.



Room 713, the Second Chemistry Building





19871991Northwest Normal UniversityB.S.

19992002Northwest Normal UniversityM.S.

20032007Northwest Normal UniversityPh.D.