Michael Z Hu
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Michael Z Hu is a Chemical and Biochemical Engineer by education, serving as a Senior Research Staff Member at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Meanwhile, he is appointed by the University of Tennessee as a Joint Faculty Professor at the UT Bredesen Center and an Adjunct Professor at the Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Department. He is the Founder Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Nanomaterials. He has over 24 years of research experience in Advanced Nanomaterials and Chemical Processing Technologies for separations and catalysis. He is a Team Leader for the Department of Energy (DOE) program that won a 2014 R&D100 Award based on Advanced Nano-Membranes Research. His membrane technology development work became a success story in July 2017. He has been the Principal Investigator and also served as the Thermochemical Pathway Team Lead for a multi-lab separations consortium program addressing separation challenges related to processing of biofuels and bioproducts from biomass.