Dr. Richard Xiyun Guan is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Illinois Institute of Technology, USA. Dr. Richard Xiyun Guan received his Ph.D. in the Department of Chemistry at University of Kentucky in 2002. Dr. Richard Xiyun Guan completed his M.S. in the department of Analytical Chemistry at Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences in 1995. Dr. Richard Xiyun Guan completed his B.S. in the department of Applied Chemistry at China University of Geosciences in 1990. Dr. Richard Xiyun Guan was awarded for College of Science Research Excellence Awards, UT-Arlington, 2008, 2009. University of Kentucky TORA scholarship, 2000. Science and Technology Advance Award, Chinese Ministry of Geology and Mineral Resources, PR China, 1996. Alumni Foundation Award, China University of Geosciences, 1994. Dr. Richard Xiyun Guan research interest includes Development of nanopore single-molecule detection technique for applications in biotechnology. Biomaterial development for use in sensors and drug delivery. Direct and in-situ environmental monitoring and medical diagnosis. Non-covalent bonding interactions.