14 Anderson Hall, University, MS 38677
University of Mississippi
Associate Professor, 1993-2000
Assistant Professor, 1990-1993
Louisiana State University
Research Assistant Professor, 1987-1990
Gulf South Research Institute
Manager of Fuel Engineering, 1984-1987
Senior Research Engineer, 1981-1984
City College of the City University of New York – Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, 1981
Polytechnic Institute of New York – M.S. Chemical Engineering, 1975
State University of New York/Stony Brook – M.S. Applied Mathematics and Statistics, 1975
Tunghai University – B.S. Chemical Engineering, 1973
Dr. Wei-Yin Chen has over 40 years of experience in developing technology-driven, knowledge-based, carbon conversion programs for in-furnace NO reduction, coal liquefaction and low-temperature carbon modifications for sustainable food, energy and water nexus.
He founded and has been leading the Sustainable Energy and Environmental Group with over 250 collaborators around the globe. The group pioneered the use of ultrasound, light, non-thermal plasma, biological and chemical methods to modify the material surface for carbon gasification, carbon activation for CO2 capture and wastewater treatment, soil amendment, electrode fabrication, anaerobic digestion, algae growth, desalination/ deionization, biomedical material, etc.