TECHNICAL INTERESTS

  • Polymeric composite synthesis and polymer modification
  • Controlled release of biologically active substances for chemotherapy, tissue regenerations, and intelligent packaging
  • New utilizations of natural polymers

EDUCATION

  • 1985 – 1990, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan; Polymer Chemistry; Ph.D.
  • 1979 – 1982, SCNU, Guangzhou, China; Polymer Chemistry; MsSc.
  • 1973 – 1976, South China Normal University (SCNU), Guangzhou, China; Chemistry

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2002 – present, Research Chemist, USDA-ERRC, Wyndmoor, PA
  • 2001 – 2002, Principal Scientist, FzioMed, Inc., San Luis Obispo, CA
  • 1996 – 2001, Principal Scientist, Orquest, Inc., Mountain View, CA
  • 1994 – 1996, Principal Scientist, Advanced Polymer Systems, Inc., Redwood City, CA
  • 1992 – 1994, Principal Scientist, Telios Pharmaceutical, Inc., San Diego, CA
  • 1990 – 1992,¬†Postdoctoral Associate, MIT, Cambridge, MA

AWARDS

  • Certificate of Merit for service rendered, Academy of Sciences, Tajikistan Republic, 2009
  • Gold Medal for Excellent Public Service, Federal Executive Board, PA, U.S.A., 2006