People

Principal Investigator

Dr. Shenqiang Ren received his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from University of Maryland, College Park in 2009, after which he worked as a postdoc research fellow at MIT. Shenqiang is Professor of Mechanical Engineering and RENEW Institute, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (UB). He received 2015 National Science Foundation – CAREER Award, 2014 Army Research Office – Young Investigator Award, 2014 RSC Emerging Investigator – Journal of Material Chemistry, 2013 NSF EPSCOR First Award, 2013 Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship, 2012 KU New Faculty General Research Fund, 2009 China’s National Award for Outstanding Graduate Students Abroad, 2009 Dean’s Doctoral Research Award (First Prize) and Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award at University of Maryland, College Park. His research group – Renewable and Emerging Materials and Devices – focuses on materials-by-design, self-assembly, and emerging materials for energy-critical applications. He is North American editor of J. Exp. Nanoscience, and editorial panel member of Scientific Report.

Current Members

Feng Hu

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow

Email:fhu720@yahoo.com

Research interests: Organic Charge Transfer Salts

 

Yulong Huang

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow

Email:1110hyl@163.com

Research interests: Organic Conductor

 

Jingming Zhang

Position: PhD Student

Email: jingming@buffalo.edu

Research interests: Magnetic Nanoparticles

 

Yong Hu

Position: PhD Student

Email: yhu38@buffalo.edu

Research interests: Organic Electronics

 

Ruizhe Yang

Position: Graduate Student

Email: ruizheya@buffalo.edu

Research interests: Organic Electronics

 

Binbo Cai

Position: Graduate Student

Email: bingboch@buffalo.edu

Research interests: Magnetic Nanoparticles

Alumni

Yingshi Guan, Zhuolei Zhang, Qilin Dai, Beibei Xu, Maogang Gong, Yu Xie, Wei Qin, Namhoon Lee, Wei Zhang, Alec Kirkeminde,  Wenxiu Gao, Ketan Patel, Phil Gingrich, Dan Jasion, Jess lohrman