- Polymer processing (injection molding, extrusion, blow molding, thermoforming, etc), characterization and formulation; design and optimization of polymer processing.
- Plastics injection mold/extrusion die design, plastic product design, and other polymer processing equipment design.
- Polymer material performance improvements through blending with additives and other polymers.
- Polymer composites compatibilization, interface strengthening and modeling.
- Polymer rheology, rheo-optical study and confocal microscopy.
- Ph.D., School of Mechanical and Production Eng, 2002 – Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
- M.E., Dept. of Plastics Engineering, 1996 – Sichuan University, China
- B.E., Dept. of Plastics Engineering, 1993 – Sichuan University, China
- 2010 – present, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
- 2008 – 2010, Assistant Research Professor, Composite Materials and Engineering Center, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
- 2004 – 2008, Post-doctoral Research Associate, Wood Materials and Engineering Laboratory, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
- 2002-2005, Research Fellow, School of Mechanical and Production Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
- 1998-1999, Researcher, Dept of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
- 1996-1998, Lecturer, Department of Plastics Engineering, Sichuan University, China
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- Extrusion foaming of poly (lactic acid)/soy protein concentrate blends
- Thermal and mechanical properties of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate)/cellulose nanowhiskers composites
- Effects of cellulose nanowhiskers on mechanical, dielectric, and rheological properties of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate)/cellulose nanowhiskers composites
- Crystallization kinetics of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate)/cellulose nanowhiskers composites
- Different Effects of Water and Glycerol on Morphology and Properties of Poly(lactic acid)/Soy Protein Concentrate Blends
- Reinforcing and toughening effects of bamboo pulp fiber on Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) fiber composites