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Jianzhong Sun, Ph.D.

 

Distinguished Professor, Graduate faculty for Ph.D. and M.S. students

Director, Biofuels Institute of Jiangsu University, P. R. China

Vice dean, School of the Environment, Jiangsu University, P. R. China

Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Biological Systems Engineering, Washington State University, USA

Education background

Ph.D. Major: Entomology/minor: Statistics/microbiology, Louisiana State University, USA, 2002

M.S., Entomology/Ecology, Nanjing Agricultural University, P. R. China, 1985

B.S., Plant Protection, Nanjing Agricultural University, P. R. China, 1982

Working Experience

2009–Present,   Distinguished professor, Director of Biofuels Institute of Jiangsu University, Vice

Dean of School of the Environment, Zhenjiang, 212013, Jiangsu, P. R. China,

Adjunct Professor in Dept. of Biological Systems Engineering, Washington State

University, USA


 

 

  2004 – 2009,   Assistant/associate professor, Costal Research and Extension Center, Mississippi

State University and Graduate faculty of Ph.D. student, Dept. of Entomology and

Plant Pathology of Mississippi State University, Mississippi, USA

  2002 – 2003,   Postdoctoral associate at Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University,

USA

  1998 – 2002,   Ph. D. student at the Dept. of Entomology of Louisiana State University, Louisiana,

USA

  1996 – 1997,   Visiting scholar at the Dept of Entomology of Louisiana State University,

Louisiana, USA  

  1992 – 1996,   Associate professor in Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences (JAAS), Nanjing,

P. R. China.

  1991 – 1992,   Visiting scholar in Dept. of Entomology, Auburn University, Alabama, USA

  1985 – 1991,   Assistant professor in Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Nanjing, P. R.

China. 

Research interests

   Biological conversion of lignocellulosic biomass for fuels and chemicals.

   Advanced lignocellulolytic system development for novel bioreactors via processing bionics

   Dedicated bioenergy crop development via cell wall modification and bioengineering

   Advanced technology development for biomass-based plastics and other relevant bio-products

Contact

E-mail: jzsun1002@ujs.edu.cn    or jzsun1002@hotmail.com    Tel: +86-0511-88796122

Website: http://biofuels.ujs.edu.cn   

 

 

 

Weilan Shao, Ph.D.

 

Distinguished Professor, Graduate faculty for Ph.D. and M.S. students

Education background

Ph.D., Microbiology, University of Georgia, USA, 1993 

M.S., Plant pathology, Nanjing Agricultural University, 1985

B.S., Plant protection, Nanjing Agricultural University, 1982

Working experience

2012-present, Distinguished professor, Jiangsu University, China

2002-2012, Distinguished professor, Nanjing Normal University, China

2000-2002, Distinguished professor, Wuxi University of Light Industry, China

1997-1999, Research associate, Scripps Research Institute, USA

1994 -1997, Post-doc., UW, UCSD


 

 

Research Interests

   Molecular microbiology and pathway engineering for cellulosic ethanol fermentation

   Methodology of gene cloning, expression and regulation

   Biological enzyme engineering for lignocellulose degradation

  Contact

E-mail: weilanshao@gmail.com    Tel: +86-0511-88796122 or +86-025-85891836

Website: http://biofuels.ujs.edu.cn   

 

 

 

Yang-Chun Yong, Ph.D.

 

Professor, Graduate faculty for M.S. students

 

Education Background

Ph.D. in Biochemical Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, 2009

B.S. in Bioengineering, Huazhong Agricultural University, 2004

 

Working experience

2012 -Present, Professor , Jiangsu University

2010-2012, Research Fellow, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

2009-2010, Lecturer, Huazhong Agricultural University

 

Research Interest

1. Electron based biorefinery—eBiorefinery: To Power and Feed the World with Waste! (Microbial fuel cell (extracellular electron transfer mechanism; nanostructured electrode; electrochemical active biofilm); Microbial electrosynthesis (CO2 capture & transformation); Microbial synthesis of functional nanomaterials).

2. Intelligent Microbiology—iMicrobe: To Delight and Reprogram the Life with Microbe! (Intelligent microbe & microbial intelligence).

3. Biosensors (Whole cell biosensors for high-throughput, high sensitive, high selective detection/quantification of pollutants & toxins).

 

Contact:  E-mail: ycyong@mail.ujs.edu.cn Tel: +86-511-8878 6708 (Office).

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Daochen Zhu, Ph.D.

 

Associate Professor, Graduate faculty for M.S. students

Education Background

Ph.D. in Microbiology, Kobe University, Japan, 2008

M.S. in Fermentation engineering, Dalian Polytechnic  University. China.

2004

B. S. in Food Science, Shandong Polytechnic University. China. 2000

Working experience

2009-present, Associate Professor, Jiangsu University, P. R. China

2008-2009, Research Scientist, Kellogg’s Co. Ltd. US A & P. R. China

Research Interest

   Microbial degradation of lignin and unbiodegradable organic compounds

   Microbial species in extreme environment

   Microbial utilization of biomass resources for biofuel

Contact

                    E-mail: dczhucn@hotmail.com. Tel: +86-13862457021 (Cell Phone).