Jan-Chan Huang

Jan-Chan Huang

Jan Chan Huang, Plastics Engineering

Professor, Doctoral Coordinator
Ball 213


Physical properties of polymers, conducting polymers, thermodynamics of solutions, modeling and numerical methods

Research Interest

Physical properties of polymers, biopolymers, bioapplications of polymers, conducting polymers, electrical properties of polymers, composites, nanocomposites, rheology, thermodynamics of polymers and polymer bends and diffusion process in polymers.

Educational Background

B.S., National Taiwan University, 

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison,
P.E., Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Huang joined the Department in 1984. He has published 80 papers in the areas of: (1) Electrical conducting polymers, conducting composites, conducting blends, and electrical properties of polymers; (2) Thermodynamics and rheology of polymers and polymer blends; (3) Diffusion in polymers and controlled release processes. In addition, he holds four patents.