Wei-Hong (Katie) Zhong
School of Mechancial and Materials Engineering, Wahsington State University
Dr. Zhong currently is an endowed profesor, Westinghouse Distinguished Professor, at Washington State University. She received her Ph.D. in 1994 at Beihang University, where she was promoted to full professor in 1999. She started her faculty career in the US in 2003. She received numerous awards/honors including one of the 15 World’s Best Scholars selected at University of British Columbia of Canada in 2012 and an honored Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She is a consultant for The Boeing Company in the area of nanotechnology. She has published more than 280 publications.
Nanomaterials, polymers, nanocomposites, battery materials, environmental and bio-materials