TECHNICAL INTERESTS

  • Bio-based resin and composites development

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 2007 – Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • M.S., Wood Science and Technology, 2003 – University of California at Berkeley, CA
  • M.S., Wood Science and Technology, 1989 – Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing, China
  • B.S., Wood Processing and Technology, 1986 – Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing, China

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2012 – 2016: Assistant Research Professor, Composite Materials and Engineering Center, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • 2011 – 2012, Research Scientist, Renewable Bioproducts Cluster, Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
  • 2009 – 2011, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Forest Products Department, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
  • 2007 – 2009, Engineer, Wood Technology, Weyerhaeuser Technology Center, Weyerhaeuser Company, Federal Way, WA
  • 2003 – 2007, Research Assistant (20 hours/week), Wood Materials and Engineering Laboratory, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • 2001- 2003, Research Assistant (20 hours/week), Forest Products Laboratory, University of California at Berkeley, CA
  • 1992-1997, Lecturer; 1998-2001 Associate Professor; 1995-2001 Chair of Forest Products Department (15 faculty members and staffs), College of Forestry, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China
  • 1993-2001, Registered Test Engineer of Wood and Wood Products; 1997-2001 Associate Director, Guangdong Province Wood Products Test Center, Guangzhou, China (Housed in the South China Agricultural University)
  • 1989-1992, Mechanical Engineer, SUFOMA Machinery Co. Ltd, Suzhou, China