Wujian Miao is an Associate Professor of Chemistry at The University of Southern Mississippi (USA), where he has been employed since 2004. His research is broadly focused on the areas of analytical chemistry, electrochemistry, electroanalytical chemistry, surface chemistry, bioanalytical chemistry, and biosensors. Before joining Southern Miss, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow (2001–2004), working with Dr. Allen J. Bard at The University of Texas at Austin. He was a Research Scientist in CSIRO (Australia), upon the completion of his Ph.D. degree (1999) from the Monash University (Australia) under the guidance of Professor Alan M. Bond. He received his M.S. degree (1991) from the Sun Yat-Sen (Zhongshan) University (China). After completing his undergraduate study (1982) from the Nantong University (China), he remained at the same college until he went to Australia (1995) for pursuing his Ph.D. degree. In Nantong, he served as a Chemistry Technician (1982–1985), the Director of the chemistry labs (1986–1988), a Lecturer (1991–1995), an Assistant Chairman (1992–1994), and the Chairman (1994-1995) of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. He has been the Recipient of many honors and awards, including “Top Young Teacher in General Universities & Colleges of Jiangsu Province” (The Education Commission of Jiangsu Province, China, 1994), “Study Abroad Scholarship” (The State Education Commission of China, 1995), “Monash Graduate Scholarship” (Monash University, Australia, 1996-1999), “Aubrey Keith Lucas & Ella Ginn Lucas Endowment for Faculty Excellence Award” (Southern Miss, 2008), “NSF CAREER Award” (The National Science Foundation, 2010), and “Innovation Award for Applied Research” (Southern Miss, 2011).
Biography Updated on 31 July 2011