Xinqing Zhao | AIChE

Xinqing Zhao

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Xinqing Zhao is Professor in School of Life Sciences at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.

Her research interests are genetic diversity and functional genomics of industrial microbial strains for various industrial biotechnology applications, with particular interest in metabolic engineering of stress tolerance of the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae for biofuels production.

She is also leading research on the molecular mechanisms of microbial cell flocculation for low cost biomass recovery. Her research additionally includes metabolic engineering of filamentous fungi, especially Trichoderma reesei for cellulase production and biorefinery of lignocellulosic biomass.