Zhengdong Cheng obtained his Ph.D. degree from the Physics Department of Princeton University, NJ, USA, in 1999. He had his M.S. degree from the Institute of High Energy Physics, Beijing, China, in 1993 and his B.S. degree from the Modern Physics Department, University of Science and Technology of China, Anhui, China, in 1990. He was a Postdoc Fellow of ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, Annandale, NJ, USA, and Harvard University, Mass, USA, with Professor Dave Weitz. He joined Texas A&M University as an Assistant professor at the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering in August 2004 and was promoted to Associate professor in 2010. He is also a Faculty Member of the Materials Science and Engineering Program and the Professional Program in Biotechnology of TAMU. Cheng’s expertise is in the area of complex fluids and soft condensed matter physics. He has published over 60 papers in journals including Nature, Science, and Physical Review Letters.
Biography Updated on 5 November 2012