Chang Guo


Roles and responsibilities

Security and Disruptive Technologies Portfolio- developing new materials and printing techniques for printable electronics applications including printable field effect transistors and sensors.

Current research and/or projects

Nanomaterials and printing technology for high performance electronics: SWCNT semiconductors, dielectrics, field-effect transistors and sensors;

Research and/or project statements

  • Development of SWCNT based printable electronics for field effect transistors and sensors.
  • Optimizing printing technology for low-cost, scalable fabrication of flexible electronics.
  • Synthesis of nano-engineered materials and the implementation of these materials in sensors and SWCNT enrichment.


B.Sc  Chemistry, Nanjing University, 2009;

M.S. Chemical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, 2011;

Ph.D. Chemical & Nano Engineering, University of Waterloo, 2015


Member of the American Chemical Society


  • NRC SDT Growing Canadian Business (Team award) – 2018

Inventions and patents

INDIGO-BASED POLYMERS FOR USE IN SWCNTS ELECTRONICS, U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 62/718,659

Key publications

see Google Scholar Page for full listing of publications and patents:

Selected publications:

  1. Li, Z.; Ding, J.; Guo, C.; Lefebvre, J.; Malenfant, P.; “Decomposable s -Tetrazine Copolymer Enables Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Thin Film Transistors and Sensors with Improved Sensitivity”, Adv. Functional Materials, 2018, 28:1705568
  2. Ouyang, J.; Ding, J.; Lefebvre, J.; Li, Z.; Guo, C.; Kell, A.; Malenfant, P.; “Sorting of Semiconducting Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube in Polar Solvents with an Amphiphilic Conjugated Polymer Provides General Guidelines for Enrichment”, ACS NANO, 2018, 12: 1910
  3.  Guo, C.; Sun, B.; Quinn, J.; Li, Y., " Dramatically Different Charge Transport Properties of Bisthienyl Diketopyrrolopyrrole-Bithiazole Copolymers Synthesized via Two Direct (Hetero)arylation Polymerization Routes" Polymer Chemistry, 2016, 2016, 7(27): 4515-4524.
  4. Tilleya, A.; Guo, C.; Miltenburg, M.; Schona, T.; Yan, H.; Li, Y.; Seferosa, D., "Thionation Enhances the Electron Mobility of Perylene Diimide for High Performance n-Channel Organic Field Effect Transistors" Advanced Functional Materials, 2015, 3: 3321-3329.
  5. Guo, C.; Sun, B.; Quinn, J.; Yan, Z.; Li, Y., "Synthesis and properties of indigo based donor-acceptor conjugated polymers." Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2014, 2: 4289-4296

Previous work experience

Postdoctoral fellow

University of Waterloo, Department of Chemical Engineering                   April 2016 – June 2016

  • Development of high mobility polymer semiconductors for OTFTs
  • Enabling donor materials for polymer solar cells.
Chang Guo

Chang Guo

Assistant Research Officer
Security and Disruptive Technologies
1200 Montreal Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6
Preferred language: English
Other(s): Chinese (Mandarin)
Telephone: 613-991-9719

Follow me


Materials, Chemistry, Polymers, Sciences, Engineering, Material processing