Guannan Zhou

Guannan ZhouGuannan Zhou

Instructor in Chemistry

Phone: 276.376.4658
Office: Science 250


  • M.S. in Chemistry/Separation Science, Department of Chemistry, East Tennessee State University,
    Johnson City, TN, 2011
  • B.S. in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, 2009
  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemistry, Shandong Normal University, Jinan, Shandong, China, 2008

Courses Taught

  • Chemistry for Nurses
  • College Chemistry I
  • College Chemistry II
  • College Chemistry Laboratory II
  • Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
  • Organic Chemistry Laboratory II

Research Interests

  •  CO2 adsorbents

Professional Memberships

  • American Chemistry Society

Selected Publications

Esam, O.; Zhou, G.;Vasiliev, A. Bridged mesoporous silsesquioxanes as potential CO2 adsorbents. J. Sol-Gel Science and Technology., 2015, 74 (3), pp 740-747.

Zhou, G.; Simerly, T.;Golovko, L.; Tychinin, I.;Trachevsky, V.; Gomza, Y.; Vasiliev, A. Highly functionalized bridged silsesquioxanes. J. Sol-Gel Science and Technology., 2012, 62 (3), pp 470-482.

Jiang, Y.; Gao, X.; Zhou, G.; Patel A.; Javer, A. Selective Recognition of Uracil and Its Derivatives Using a DNA Repair Enzyme Structural Mimic. J. Org. Chem., 2010, 75 (2), pp 324–333.


Zhou, G.; Vasiliev, A. Bridged Silsesquioxanes as Prospective Adsorbents for CO2 Capture, Proceeding of Appalachian Research Forum, Johnson City, TN, March 24, 2011.

Zhou, G.; Golovko, L.; Vasiliev, A. Mesoporous polysiloxanes with high contents of organic functional groups, Proceeding of ACS National Meetings& Expositions, Anaheim, CA, March 29, 2011

Zhou, G.; Mu, S; Vasiliev, A. “Bridged Polysiloxanes Containing Functional Groups” presented in 2010 Appalachian Student Research Forum, April 8, 2010, Centre at Millennium Park, Johnson City, TN.