Leiming Guo, Ph.D.

Alumni and Former Staff

Postdoctoral Fellow

Alumni and Former Staff

Research Interests

Design of nanoporous polymers for functional applications.

Selected Publications

  • Porous block copolymer separation membranes for 21st century sanitation and hygiene, L. Guo,* et al., Chemical Society Reviews, 2021
  • Substrate patterning using regular macroporous block copolymer monoliths as sacrificial templates and as capillary microstamps, L. Guo,* et al., Small, 2018.
  • Design of gradient nanopores in phenolics for ultrafast water permeation. L Guo, et al., Chemical Science (2019)
  • Perpendicular alignment and selective swelling-induced generation of homopores of polystyrene-b-poly(2-vinylpyridine)-b-poly(ethylene oxide) triblock terpolymer, L. Guo, et al., Macromolecules (2018)
  • Facile synthesis of bimodal nanoporous carbons by templating selective swelling-induced mesoporous block copolymers, L. Guo, et al., Chemical Engineering Journal (2017)


  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing, China, 2017

Professional Profile

  • 2017-2020: Postdoctoral researcher, Universität Osnabrück, Germany 


  • Best presenter at 8th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (Singapore)
  • Excellent report at 8th National Congress on Membranes and Membranes Progress 

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Polymers membranes