Dr. Pingwu Du was born in Zaoyang, Hubei Province of China. He received the Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Wuhan University in 2001 and PhD degree in Chemistry from University of Rochester in 2009. Thereaftrer he joined Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research interests include solar energy conversion (solar driven water splitting, solar cells), photoinduced electron transfer and energy transfer, supramolecular chemistry, fluorescent sensors and molecular imaging. Dr.Pingwu Du has received numerous awards including Sherman Clarke Fellowship, Elon Hooker Fellowship, Weissberger Memorial Fellowship, especially American Chemical Society Young Investigator Award (2008), American Chemical Society Nobel Laureate Signature Award (2011).
Biography Updated on 1 April 2012