Prof. Bao featured on C&EN News for the Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award

Arthur C. Cope Scholar Awards: Zhenan Bao

By Jeff Shaw

As a child, Zhenan Bao remembers spending hours in her mother’s chemistry lab at China’s Nanjing University. “I played, in a safe manner, with squeeze bottles, distilled water, and pH paper,” she recalls. Today, Bao still tinkers with chemistry, but, as one of the world’s foremost experts in organic semiconductors and electronics, she now has considerably more sophisticated toys.

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