Jiangsu Key Laboratory for Carbon-Based Functional Materials & Devices, affiliated with FUNSOM, Soochow University, was sponsored by the Science and Technology Department of Jiangsu Province in 2009.

After a three-year construction period, in 2012, the laboratory successfully passed all project evaluation, and was commended for its great progress achieved in hardware facilities, scientific research, research team building, etc. In 2014, in the evaluation of Jiangsu Province key laboratories, the assessment specialists were highly impressed with the hardware construction, talents team cultivation, scientific project undertaking, scientific outcomes accumulation, management system reformation of our laboratory. It was ranked as Excellent Laboratory for its great achievements (8 laboratories were ranked as Excellent Laboratory among a total of 54). We will aim as the National Key Laboratory to further promote the R&D ability, and better serve the local industrial economy.

The lab is devoted to the research of carbon-based functional materials, focusing on the properties, fabrication, and characterization of carbon-based functional materials.

Editor: Danting Xiang