Associate Professor and James C. Barber Faculty Fellow
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Research Interests:

The Tong Lab tackles challenges in the interdisciplinary areas of Sustainable Materials and Catalytical Conversion. We develop innovative technologies for producing chemicals, materials, energy, and fuels from renewable resources.

Current research interests include:

  • Functional biomaterials for high-efficiency circular economy
  • Platform chemicals and hydrocarbon fuels from renewable resources
  • Sustainable process control and modeling
  • Nano-biomaterial synthesis and self-assembling
  • Polymer degradation and recycling


PhD in Chemical Engineering -2007, Georgia Institute of Technology

BS in Chemical Engineering-1995, Changsha University of Science and Technology, China