About

Education

B. Sc., Chemistry, Huazhong Normal University, Wuhan, P.R. China; (7/1982)
M. Eng., Anal. Instrumentation, China Res. Inst. of Atomic Energy; (7/1985) Supervisor: Prof. Lingying Dong
Ph. D., Chemistry (Analytical), Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas; (8/1995) Supervisor: Prof. Purnendu K Dasgupta
Postdoctoral Fellow, Barnett Institute, Northeastern University, Boston, MA. (3/1996 – 3/1997) Mentor: Prof. Barry L Karger
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, CA. (3/1997 – 3/1998) Mentor: Prof. Richard A Mathies
Executive MBA, Entrepreneurship, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, California; (12/2001)

Positions

Engineer, Analytical Division, Beijing Research Institute of Chemical Engineering and Metallurgy, Beijing, China. (7/1985 – 7/1991)
Executive Editor, Analytical and Metrological Letters, Published by Beijing Research Institute of Chemical Engineering and Metallurgy. (1/90-7/91)
Assistant to Chair, Analytical Division, Beijing Research Institute of Chemical Engineering and Metallurgy, Beijing, P.R. China. (1/90-7/91)
Scientist, Advanced Research Team, Molecular Dynamics, Sunnyvale, California. (3/1998 – 3/1999)
Staff Scientist, Advanced Research Team, Molecular Dynamics, Sunnyvale, California. (3/1999 – 3/2002)
Manager, Department of Technology Development, Amersham Biosciences. (1/2000 –3/2002)
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. (4/2002 – 8/2007)
Guest Professor (1/2002 – ), Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, P.R. China.
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. (9/2007 – 12/2007)
Guest Professor (1/2008 – ), Wuhan University, Wuhan, P.R. China. President (1/2008 – ), Maglory Foundation, Norman, Oklahoma.
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma. (1/2008 – )
Director, Center for Bioanalysis, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma. (10/2013 – )
Honorary Professor (2/2014 – 6/2014), Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.

Awards

National Natural Science Foundation of China, young investigator award, 1987
Outstanding achievement Award, 1999
Nano 50 Award, Nanotech Briefs, 2006
The Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Research Award, 2006
Award for Major External Funding (STTR Phase II), 2012
The Regents’ Award for Superior Research and Creative Activity, 2013