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Zhen-Gang Wang

Zhen-Gang Wang
Lawrence A. Hanson Jr. Professor of Chemical Engineering

B.S., Chemistry, Beijing University, 1982; Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Chicago, 1987

Office Location: 235 Spalding
Mail Code:
(626) 395-4647
Fax: (626) 568-8743

Research Group: ZGW Group - Wang Laboratory

Postdoctoral Research:
Exxon Research and Engineering Co., 1987-1989; University of California, Los Angeles, 1989-1991

Statistical mechanics of structures, phase transitions and dynamics in complex fluids, including polymers, liquid-crystals, and gels; statistical mechanics of surfaces and interfaces; nucleation; biophysics of DNA; evolutionary protein design, cell adhesion

Awards and Honors
Richard P. Feynman Prize for Excellence in Teaching (CALTECH) (2008); Fellow, American Physical Society (2001); Alfred P.Sloan Award (1996); Richard M. Badger Teaching Prize (Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, CALTECH) (1995); Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award (1995); Visiting Research Fellow, The Institute for Advanced Studies, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel (1993); Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award (1991).

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