International Conference on Applied Surface Science

Plenary Speaker

Jingguang Chen, Columbia University, USA

Jingguang ChenDr. Jingguang Chen is the Thayer Lindsley Professor of chemical engineering at Columbia University.  He received his BS degree from Nanjing University and his PhD degree from the University of Pittsburgh.  After spending one year in Julich, Germany, as a Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow, he worked at Exxon Research and Engineering Company in Annandale, New Jersey.  He started his academic career at the University of Delaware and rose to the rank of the Claire LeClaire Professor of chemical engineering and the director of the Center for Catalytic Science and Technology.  He moved to Columbia University in 2012. His main research interests are in the mechanistic understanding and applications of carbide and bimetallic catalysts in heterogeneous catalysis and electrocatalysis. He is the co-author of 21 United States patents and 330 journal publications.