Interested in biomass upgrading and biorefineries?
Interested in plastic upcycling and a circular economy?
Interested in using biomass and plastics to make batteries for future electric vehicles?

We have scholarships for Ph.D. positions in our group for qualified applicants with BS or MS in chemical engineering, GPA >3.0, and clear communication in English.  If you are interested, please send your resume or CV to or

We are a very active research group. We use catalysis as a tool to speed up the development of environmental sustainability and a circular economy. Our work generates interests and impacts:

Our graduates land positions at National labs and global companies like Intel, Clariant, Merck, and Sabic.


Come and join us!