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Department of Chemistry

 

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Natural Material Innovation


Current research interests:


- Modification of wood for tall timber buildings


- Conservation of archaeological artefacts, particularly waterlogged timbers


- Cellulose based soft materials


 


Melville Laboratory for Polymer Synthesis


Department of Chemistry

University of Cambridge

Lensfield Road

Cambridge

CB2 1EW

United Kingdom


 


 

Publications

Oligopeptide-CB[8] complexation with switchable binding pathways.
G Wu, DE Clarke, C Wu, OA Scherman
– Org Biomol Chem
(2019)
17,
3514
Modulating stiffness with photo-switchable supramolecular hydrogels
A Tabet, RA Forster, CC Parkins, G Wu, OA Scherman
– Polymer Chemistry
(2019)
10,
467
Cell Geometry across the Ring Structure of Sitka Spruce
TPS Reynolds, HC Burridge, R Johnston, G Wu, DU Shah, OA Scherman, PF Linden, MH Ramage
– J R Soc Interface
(2018)
15,
20180144
Cucurbit[7]uril as a Supramolecular Artificial Enzyme for Diels–Alder Reactions
A Palma, M Artelsmair, G Wu, X Lu, SJ Barrow, N Uddin, E Rosta, E Masson, OA Scherman
– Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English)
(2017)
56,
15688
Smart Supramolecular Sensing with Cucurbit[n]urils: Probing Hydrogen Bonding with SERS
B de Nijs, M Kamp, I Szabó, SJ Barrow, F Benz, G Wu, C Carnegie, R Chikkaraddy, W Wang, WM Deacon, E Rosta, JJ Baumberg, OA Scherman
– Faraday Discuss
(2017)
205,
505
Predicting the pore-filling ratio in lumen-impregnated wood
G Wu, DU Shah, ER Janeček, HC Burridge, TPS Reynolds, PH Fleming, PF Linden, MH Ramage, OA Scherman
– Wood Science and Technology
(2017)
51,
1277
Mining 2:2 Complexes from 1:1 Stoichiometry: Formation of Cucurbit[8]uril–Diarylviologen Quaternary Complexes Favored by Electron-Donating Substituents
G Wu, M Olesińska, Y Wu, D Matak-Vinkovic, OA Scherman
– J Am Chem Soc
(2017)
139,
3202
The wood from the trees: The use of timber in construction
MH Ramage, H Burridge, M Busse-Wicher, G Fereday, T Reynolds, DU Shah, G Wu, L Yu, P Fleming, D Densley-Tingley, J Allwood, P Dupree, PF Linden, O Scherman
– Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
(2017)
68,
333
Correction: Hybrid organic–inorganic supramolecular hydrogel reinforced with CePO4 nanowires
C Liu, G Xiang, Y Wu, SJ Barrow, MJ Rowland, DE Clarke, G Wu, OA Scherman
– Polymer Chemistry
(2017)
8,
795
Supramolecular Chemistry of Cucurbiturils: Tuning Cooperativity with Multiple Noncovalent Interactions from Positive to Negative.
Z Huang, K Qin, G Deng, G Wu, Y Bai, J-F Xu, Z Wang, Z Yu, OA Scherman, X Zhang
– Langmuir
(2016)
32,
12352
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Research Group

Telephone number

01223 336410 (shared)

Email address

gw372@cam.ac.uk