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Materials Science

Prof. Lei Jiang – 2014 MRS Mid-Career Researcher Award Winner

The Materials Research Society (MRS) has selected Lei Jiang, co-chairman of editorial advisory boards including Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Materials Interfaces, Soft Matter, MPG, Asia Materials, Biomicrofluidics, Nano Research, Journal of Organic Biochemistry and Materials Research Innovations as the 2014 MRS Mid-Career Researcher Award winner. Jiang was awarded the MRS Mid-Career research award for his research focusing on bio-inspired interfacial materials with super-wettability.

The MRS Mid-Career Researcher Award, endowed by Aldrich Materials Science, recognizes exceptional achievements in materials research made by mid-career professionals.

About Dr. Jiang

Dr. Lei Jiang obtained his B.S. degree in physics and Ph.D. from Jilin University as a China-Japan joint course. After working as a postdoctoral fellow at Tokyo University, he became a senior researcher at the Kanagawa Academy of Sciences and Technology. Jiang then joined the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) where he presently serves as professor and also set up the School of Chemistry and Environmental Engineering at Beihang University. He has published more than 400 papers in journals ranging from Science to the Journal of the American Chemical Society. He has also won numerous awards, including academian of the CAS in 2009, Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the TWAS Chemistry Award in 2011 and the Heliang-Heli Prize in 2013.