Hao Fong at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSM&T) is one of the pioneers and renowned scientists in the research field of “Electrospinning and Nanofibers” at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSM&T), SD, USA. He earned the Ph.D. degree in 1999 from the Department of Polymer Science, University of Akron, Ohio, USA. Prior to joining the faculty at SDSM&T in June 2003, he worked as a Guest Research Scientist (On-Site Contractor) at the Polymer Branch, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, USA, and as a Staff Research Scientist at Paffenbarger Research Center of the American Dental Association (PRC-ADA) and at the Polymer Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Md, USA, for a total of three years. Dr. Fong’s research on "Electrospun polymeric, ceramic, metallic, carbonaceous nanofibers and their applications” has been supported by the NSF, NIH, US Army, US Air Force, DOE, NASA, and the State of South Dakota with a total funding amount (until 2012) of over $4,000,000. His research activities include over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles with a total number of citations over 3000, 10 books and/or book chapters, 5 US patents and/or patent applications, and numerous symposium proceedings/presentations.
Biography Updated on 15 January 2013