Dr. Zhong currently is an endowed chair professor, Westinghouse Distinguished Professor, in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Washington State University in the US. Her research interests include polymers, nanocomposites for energy and environment applications. Dr. Zhong received numerous awards/honors including the Dow Chemical Composites Educator of the Year by SPE and an honored Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Dr. Zhong has had over 300 publications in polymer composites and energy materials, including 213 peer-reviewed papers, 2 books and 5 book chapters, more than 90 conference papers, and a number of US patents.
polymers, composites, nano and bio-materials for energy and environment applications