Jinlong Gong studied chemical engineering and received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Tianjin University and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Texas at Austin under the guidance of C. B. Mullins. After a stint with Professor George M. Whitesides as a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard University, he joined the faculty of Tianjin University, where he currently holds a Pei Yang Professorship in chemical engineering. He was a visiting scientist at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in 2007. He has served on the editorial boards for several journals including Chemical Society Reviews, Chemical Science, and AIChE Journal. He has also served as an executive editor for Chemical Engineering Science and Renewable Energy. He is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. He has published more than 160 papers in peer-refereed journals and been listed as a co-inventor on 53 patents and applications. His research interests in catalysis include catalytic conversions of green energy, novel utilizations of carbon oxides, and synthesis and applications of nanostructured materials.
Pei Yang Professorship in Chemical Engineering