Yongguang (Forrest) Guan

  Associate professor

  Department of Food Science and Technology

  Address: Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 800 Dongchuan Road, Shanghai 200240, China




Recent Research Interests

Design and develop novel nano- and micro-sized antibacterial materials, reactors, and drug delivery systems.


Work experience

Mar. 2018-present

Associate Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China.

Research area: Nanotechnology and Microbiology

Mar. 2016-Feb. 2018

Post-doctoral Scholar, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, U.S.A.

Research area: Nanotechnology and Microbiology

Mar. 2013-Feb. 2016

Post-doctoral Research Assistant, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, U.S.A.

Research area: Food Nanotechnology



Sept. 2008-Dec. 2012

Ph.D., South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China

Research area: Food Chemistry

Sept. 2005-Jun. 2008

M.Sc., Fujian Agriculture and Forest University, Fuzhou, China

Research area: Natural Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Sept. 2001-Jun. 2005

B.Sc., Fujian Agriculture and Forest University, Fuzhou, China



Selected Publications

  1. Yongguang Guan, Zi Teng, Lei Mei, Jinglin Zhang, Qin Wang, Yaguang Luo*. An entrapped metal-organic framework system for controlled release of ethylene. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2019, 533, 207-215.
  2. Yongguang Guan, Qixin Zhong*. Stable aqueous foams created with intercalated montmorillonite nanoclay coated by sodium caseinate. Journal of Food Engineering, 2019, 248, 36-45.
  3. Yongguang Guan, Huaiqiong Chen, Qixin Zhong*. Nanoencapsulation of caffeic acid phenethyl ester in sucrose fatty acid esters to improve activities against cancer cells. Journal of Food Engineering, 2019, 246, 125-133.
  4. Yongguang Guan, Chen-Yu Tsao, David Quan, Ying Li, Lei Mei, Yingying Song, Boce Zhang, Yi Liu, Gregory Payne, William Bentley, Qin Wang*. Focusing quorum sensing signaling by nano-magnetic assembly. Environmental Microbiology, 2018, 20, 2585-2597.
  5. Yongguang Guan, Yaguang Luo, Zi Teng, Bin Zhou, Lei Mei, Gary Bauchan, Qin Wang*. A Novel Sensing Chip for Probing Chlorine Permeation into Simulated Produce Cracks. Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2018, 5, 1800119.
  6. Yongguang Guan, Chen-Yu Tsao, David Quan, Ying Li, Lei Mei, Jinglin Zhang, Boce Zhang, Yi Liu, William Bentley, Gregory Payne, Qin Wang*. An immune magnetic nano-assembly for specifically amplifying intercellular quorum sensing signals. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2018, 172, 197-206.
  7. Yongguang Guan, Qixin Zhong*. Encapsulation of ferulic acid ethyl ester in caseinate to suppress off-flavor formation in UHT milk. Food Chemistry, 2017, 237, 532-537.
  8. Yongguang Guan, Jine Wu, Qixin Zhong*. Eugenol improves physical and chemical stabilities of nanoemulsions loaded with β-carotene. Food Chemistry, 2016, 194, 787-796.
  9. Yongguang Guan, Qixin Zhong*. The improved thermal stability of anthocyanins at pH 5.0 by gum arabic. LWT - Food Science and Technology, 2015, 64, 706-712.
  10. Yongguang Guan, Qixin Zhong*. Gum arabic and Fe2+ synergistically improve the heat and acid stability of norbixin at pH 3.0-5.0. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2014, 62, 12668-12677.
  11. Yongguang Guan, Qiang Tang, Xiong Fu, Shujuan Yu*, Shaowei Wu, and Mingshun Chen. Preparation of antioxidants from sugarcane molasses. Food Chemistry, 2014, 152, 552-557.
  12. Yongguang Guan, Mingshun Chen, Shujuan Yu*, Qiang Tang, He Yan. Developing an effective means to reduce 5-hydroxymethyl-2-furfural from caramel colour. Food Chemistry, 2014, 143, 60-65.
  13. Yongguang Guan, Wenhui Shi, Shujuan Yu*, Xianbing Xu. Ultrafiltration of caramel color solutions reduces 5-hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde. Journal of Membrane Science, 2011, 380, 9-12.
  14. Yongguang Guan, Benshan Zhang, Shujuan Yu*, Xiangru Wang, Xianbing Xu, Jun Wang, Zhong Han, Pingjun Zhang, Hua Lin. Effects of Ultrasound on a Glycin–Glucose Model System—A Means of Promoting Maillard Reaction. Food and Bioprocess Technology, 2011, 4, 1391-1398.
  15. Yongguang Guan, Pei Yu, Shujuan Yu*, Xianbing Xu, Wnhui Shi, Weiwei Sun. Effects of pressure on the glucose-ammonium sulfite caramel solutions. Food Chemistry, 2011, 127, 596-601.
  16. Yongguang Guan, Xinlan Wu, Shujuan Yu*, Xianbing Xu. Proposed formation mechanism, antioxidant activity and MDA-MB-231 cells survival analysis of two glucose–ammonium sulfite caramel colour melanoidins fractions. Carbohydrate Polymers, 2011, 86, 948-955.
  17. Yongguang Guan, Hua Lin, Zhong Han, Jun Wang, Shujuan Yu*, Xinan Zeng, Yanyan Liu, Caihong Xu, Weiwei Sun. Effects of pulsed electric field treatment on a bovine serum albumin–dextran model system, a means of promoting the Maillard reaction. Food Chemistry, 2010, 123, 275-280.

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