Bingqing Wei received his B.S. degree in 1987, an M.S. degree in 1989, and a Ph.D. degree in 1992 in mechanical engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. His research expertise lies in nanomaterials and nanotechnology. He is currently a Tenured Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware, Newark, Del, USA. He was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Center for Computation and Technology at the Louisiana State University from 2003 to 2007. He had worked as a Postdoctorate Research Associate at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Rensselaer Nanotechnology Center from 2000 to 2003. Dr. Wei served as a Visiting Scientist for Max-Planck-Institut für Metallforschung, Stuttgart, Germany, in 1998 and 1999. He was a Faculty Member at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, from 1992 to 2001. Wei is a Member of the Materials Research Society (MRS), the Electrochemical Society (ECS), the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), the American Chemical Society (ACS), and the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME). His scholarly achievements in the field of nanomaterials and nanotechnology and, particularly, in the research of carbon nanotubes are fully reflected from his more than 190 papers published in refereed international journals, including Nature and Science, more than 100 scientific conference presentations and more than 100 invited talks and seminars in academia and industry worldwide. His research work has been cited about 7500 times with h-index of 44 and has also been highlighted many times in scientific journals, web journals, and public media. His recent research focuses on controllable manufacturing of macroscale nanotube architectures with 1-, 2-, and 3-dimensions and physical, chemical, electrochemical, and mechanical property characterizations of nanotubes and nanotube device applications.
Biography Updated on 23 September 2012