Principal Investigator

Dr. Zhihong Nie, Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center
University of Maryland, College Park

2003 – 2008        Ph. D. in Polymer and Materials Chemistry (University of Toronto, Canada)
2000 – 2003        M. Sc. in Polymer Physics and Chemistry (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
1996 – 2000        B. Eng. in Polymer Materials and Engineering (Jilin University)

Professional Experiences
2011 – 2017    Tenure-track Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, College Park
2008 – 2010    NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Supervisor: Prof. George M. Whitesides

Awards and Honors
2015       CMNS Board of Visitors Junitor Faculty Award, University of Maryland
2014,15  3M Non-tenure Faculty Award
2013       ACS Petroleum Research Fund (ACS PRF) Doctoral New Investigator
2012       NSF CAREER Award
2012       Research and Scholarship Award (RASA), UMD
2011       K. C. Wong Research Scholarship
2009       CAGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award
2009, 2010  NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship
2009       Chair's Doctoral Prize in Chemistry
2008       Canada Research Chair Graduate Prize in Nanochemistry
2008       MSED/LANXESS Graduate Thesis Award, Chemical Institute of Canada
2007       Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad
2007       Jim Guillet Chemistry Graduate Scholarship
2005       Colin Hahnemann Bayley Fellowship
2003, 2004  University of Toronto Fellowship (twice)
2003, 2004  University of Toronto Teaching Reduction Fellowship (twice)


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