Lei Hong, PhD, is chemical engineer at the National Energy Technology Laboratory of the Department of Energy. He was a research assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Hong received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and completed his postdoctoral training in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Arts & Sciences. His research focuses on the development of membranes for CO2 capture and fluorous separations. He also worked on the design of high-throughput microreactor systems for drug discovery. Dr. Hong is a member of several professional organizations, has authored or co-authored more than fifteen scientific articles, and frequently presents his work at national and international conferences. In 2007, Dr. Hong served as the University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association (UPPDA) senior chair of social activities and in 2008 was elected president of this organization. As a postdoctoral associate, Dr. Hong was dedicated to increasing the visibility and impact of the UPPDA and his leadership contributed significantly to enhancing the postdoctoral experience at the University of Pittsburgh. He received the UPPDA Postdoctoral Alumni Award in 2010.
Biography Updated on 21 May 2012