Curious and persistent learner with strong interest in understanding economics and related policies. Enthusiastic applicant for graduated education in economics. A well-trained scientist capable of planning research projects, prioritizing job duties, managing time, meeting tight deadlines, and collaborating with team members.
Department of Chemistry
07/2011 to 01/2015
Polymer ChemistR&D Department of M&G Polymers USA, LLC － Sharon Center, OH
Synthesized and characterized oligomers that enhanced oxygen scavenging capacity of polyethylene terephthalate ester(PETE).
Formulated PETE with oxygen scavenging agents for DOE experiments.
01/2007 to 07/2011
Research AssistantDepartment of Radiology － Cleveland, OH
Dissertation: Synthesis of 18F labeled PET imaging probes for in vivo studies of myelin pathology and the evaluation of chemotherapy for cancer treatment.
Synthesized radioactive drugs for in vivo studies of myelin pathology and the evaluation of chemotherapy for cancer treatment in small animals by PET and MRI imaging co-registration.
01/2004 to 03/2006
Research AssistantAnalysis Center, Xiamen Univ － Fujian, China
Analyzed elements' chemical states on the surfaces of catalysts and electronic parts by XPS.
Detected functional groups on the surfaces of polymers by FTIR and XPS.
12/2002 to 07/2003
Research AssistantHong Kong Baptist Univ
Monitored the decomposition of nitric oxide over noble metal catalysts by in situ FTIR.
09/2000 to 12/2003
Research AssistantXiamen Univ － Fujian, China
Prepared and characterized noble metal catalysts supported by silica and CNTs.
Measured the decomposition of nitric oxide over the prepared catalysts by in situ XPS
Oxygen scavengers (Co-inventor) - US20140220281A1.
Education and Training
Guest: Business AdministrationKent State University － Kent, OhioBusiness Administration
PhD: Organic ChemistryCase Western Reserve University － Cleveland, OhioOrganic Chemistry
M.Sc: Physical ChemistryXiamen University － Xiamen, Fujian Province, ChinaPhysical Chemistry
B.Sc: Chemistry EducationHebei Normal University － Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province, ChinaChemistry Education
Associate of Sc: Chemistry EducationHandan College － Handan Hebei ProvinceChinaChemistry Education Zhu, WenxiaPage 2
Zhu, WenxiaPage 1
Zhu, C Wu, Y Li, and EA Somoza, et al. In vivo quantification of Abasic Sites for efficacious evaluation of DNA targeted chemotherapies. J Cancer Sci Ther 2012, S5-006
*C Wu, C Wang, DC Popescu, and W Zhu, et al. A novel PET marker for in vivo quantification of myelin. Bioorg Med Chem. 2010, 18 (24) 8592-8599
*C Wu, Z Tang, Weiwen Fan and W Zhu, et al. In vivo positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of mesenchymal-epithelial transition (MET) receptor. J Med Chem. 2010, 53 (1) 139-146