Dr. Bo Zhang

Dr. Bo Zhang obtained his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in 2005. His present research interests are in developing new and improving existing biological and thermochemical technologies for converting biomass into useful products for fuels or chemical applications, and improving fundamental understanding and developing new technologies for upstream bioprocess engineering. He is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in North Carolina.

Dr. Yong Wang (His university website)

Dr. Yong Wang is the Voiland Distinguished Professor in Chemical Engineering at Washington State University, and a Laboratory Fellow/Associated Director of Institute for Integrated Catalysis at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.  He is best known for his leadership in the development of novel catalytic materials and reaction engineering for the conversion of fossil and biomass feedstocks.  He has received three R&D 100 awards, two PNNL Inventor of the Year awards, Asian American Engineer of the Year Award, and Presidential Green Chemistry Award.  Professor Wang is an AAAS Fellow and ACS (American Chemical Society) Fellow.  He has authored more than 150 peer reviewed publications and holds numerous issued patents (including 85 issued US patents).  Professor Wang is a co-editor of Microreactor Technology and Process Intensification (ACS, 2005).