Rong Chen serves as a Professor of chemistry at Wuhan Institute of Technology (China). He received his Ph.D. degree in inorganic chemistry from the University of Hong Kong under the supervision of Professor Chi-Ming Che and Professor Hongzhe Sun in the fields of biological inorganic chemistry (2006). Following a 2-year research associate appointment working at the University of Hong Kong, he accepted a position as Professor of applied chemistry at Wuhan Institute of Technology, where he presently holds the Chu-Tian distinguished professor of Hubei Province in inorganic chemistry. He is also the Vice-Dean of School of Chemical Engineering and Pharmacy and the Director of Hubei Novel Reactor and Green Chemical Technology Key Laboratory at Wuhan Institute of Technology. His current research interest involves the development of novel functional nanomaterials with controllable sizes, unusual morphologies, and interesting architectures that give rise to desirable properties and potential applications in photocatalysis, water treatment, gas-phase catalysis, gas-sensors, antibacterial agents, among others.
Biography Updated on 5 September 2012