Chair Professor Department of Chemistry
2012–now, Chair Professor, Southern University of Science and Techonology;
1990-2012, Research Scientist, University of Texas at Austin;
1987-1990, Post doctor, University of Texas at Austin.
Ph.D., in Physical Chemistry, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese academy of Sciences and Hahn-Meitner Institute, Berlin, Germany 1987.
B.S., in Theoretical Physics, Northwestern University, 1982.
Synthesizing 1D wires with diameters tunable from microns to single-atom and printing 3D nanostructures.
Investigating mechanism of ion transport through single ion channels.
Developing new technologies to directly probe and image chemical/biological processes from individual molecules, nanostructures to living cells.
Single-molecule detection, analysis, and manipulation.