Faculty, by Name



Institute of Composite Materials
Assistant Professor
Room 435, Material Building D

Biographical Information

State Key Lab for Powder Metallurgy, Central South University, Bachelor & Master Degree at 2001 and 2004, respectively;

School of Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Ph. D, 2008;

State Key Lab of Metal Matrix Composites, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Assistant Prof., since 2008.


Research Interests

Biomaterials : The synthesis, structure and properties control, and biomedical applications of inorganic (magnetic, fluorescence, etc) nanoparticles.


Selected Publications

[1] Yunqi Sui, Ke Tao, Qing Tian, Kang Sun, Interaction Between Y3+ and Oleate Ions for the Cubic-to-Hexagonal Phase Transformation of NaYF4 Nanocrystals, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2012, 116, 1732-1739. (Corresponding Author)

[2] Qing Tian, Ke Tao, Wanwan Li, Kang Sun, Hot-Injection Approach for Two-Stage Formed Hexagonal NaYF4:Yb,Er Nanocrystals, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2011, 115, 22886–22892. (Corresponding Author)

[3] Huirui Zhou, Ke Tao, Qing Tian, Kang Sun, Heterogeneous nucleation and growth of CdSe on magnetite seed nanocrystals: The influence of ligand and morphology, Physica E, 2011, 44, 597-604. (Corresponding Author)

[4] Ke Tao, Sheng Song, Jing Ding, Hongjing Dou, Kang Sun, Carbonyl groups anchoring for the water dispersibility of magnetite nanoparticles, Colloid Polym. Sci. 2011, 289, 361-369.

[5] Ke Tao, Huirui Zhou, Hongjing Dou, Bin Xing, Wanwan Li, Kang Sun, Direct deposition of fluorescent emission-tunable CdSe on magnetite nanocrystals, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009, 113, 8762-8766.

[6] Ke Tao, Hongjing Dou, Kang Sun, Interfacial coprecipitation to prepare magnetite nanoparticles: Concentration and temperature dependence, Colloid. Surf. A, 2008, 320: 115-122.

[7] Ke Tao, Hongjing Dou, Kang Sun, Facile interfacial coprecipitation to fabricate hydrophilic amine-capped magnetite nanoparticles, Chem. Mater., 2006, 18: 5273-5278.

[8] Ke Tao, Hongjing Dou, Kang Sun, Combined investigation of experimental characterization and theoretic calculation on the structure of dextran-Fe3O4 clusters, Colloid. Surf. A, 2006, 290: 70-76.


Research Projects

The regularity and the mechanism of endocytosis and exocytosis of NaYF4 nanoparticles with different shape by cells. National Natural Science Foundation of China, Project No. 31100718.