Research Interests:
Design and synthesis of nanostructured functional materials, clean energy technologies including Li battery and solar cell.
Education:
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA USA 2006
M.S. Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. 2000
B.S. Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. 1997
Positions Held:
Assistant professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 2009-Present
Staff scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, 2008-2009
Postdoctoral researcher, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, 2006-2008
Visiting Student, Advanced Materials Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratory, 2005 (Katrina evacuation)
Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Tulane University, 2000-2005
Honors/Awards:
First Place Presenter Award, Eastern Regional Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Symposium, 2005.
MRS Graduate Student Gold Award, Materials Research Society, Fall, 2004.
Student Award, the American Institute of Chemist, 2004.
Graduate Student Achievement Award, School of Engineering, Tulane University, 2004.
Graduate School Dissertation Year Fellowship, Tulane University, 2003-2004.
Affiliations:
Member, Material Research Society
Member, The Electrochemical Society
Member, American Chemical Society