Prof Mo Song

Professor of Polymer Science and Nanotechnology

Loughborough University, Department of Materials

Loughborough University
LE11 3TU
United Kingdom
PH: 44 (1509) 223160
Email: [email protected]


Mo attained his BSc and MSc in China. He attained his PhD at Lancaster University from the School of Physics and Chemistry. He worked at Guangzhou Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences as an Assistant Professor and then at Case Western Reserve University in the USA as a Research Assistant. Mo spent two and half years as a Research Associate/Research Fellow, and then Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader and Professor at Loughborough University.

Research Interests and Activities

Polymer/nanoclay/carbon nanotube/exfoliated graphite nanocomposites
Conductive polymer materials for thermal management and electronics
Functionalized mesoporous materials
Physics and chemistry of carbon nanotube and graphite
Chitosan-based biopolymers
Functional coatings
Molecular dynamics simulation
Modern thermal analysis of polymers
Polymer physics Thermal analysis Polymer blends Latex film integration

Major Qualifications

BSc, MSc China, PhD Lancaster.

Major Publications

  • ‘Polymer-layered silicate nanocomposites. 1. A study of poly(ethylene oxide)/Na+-montmorillonite nanocomposites as polyelectrolytes and polyethylene-block-poly(ethylene glycol) copolymer/Na+-montmorillonite nanocomposites as fillers for reinforcement of polyethylene’, Song M, Liang HJ, Liao B, Pang YX, Polymer, 42[25], 10007-10011, (2001).
  • ‘Preparation and Characterisation of Polyurethane Grafted Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes and Derived Polyurethane Nanocomposites’ Song M, Xia HS, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 16[19], 1843-1851, (2006).
  • ‘Photocatalytic Activity of Titania-containing Mesoporous SBA-15 Silica’, Song M, Wang W, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 96[1-3], 255-261, (2006).
  • ‘Preparation of Fully Exfoliated Graphite Oxide Nanoplatelets in Organic Solvents’, Song M, Cai D, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 17, 3678-3680, (2007).

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