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About Risheng Wang

Dr. Risheng Wang received her Ph.D. in Chemistry under the supervision of Professor Nadrian C. Seeman from New York University. She then joined the Department of Chemistry and Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics (APAM) at Columbia University as a postdoctoral research associate, after which she became associate research scientist at Columbia. She became an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Missouri University of Science and Technology in 2014.

Her research focuses on the development of novel techniques for organizing functional nanomaterials and fabricating integrated molecular-scale devices using DNA-based assembly to explore their optoelectronic and biotechnology applications.

Positions

2014 - Present Assistant Professor, Missouri University of Science and Technology Chemistry
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2013 - 2014 Associate Research Scientist, Columbia University
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2010 - 2013 Postdoc research scientist, Columbia University ‐ Chemistry and Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
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Curriculum Vitae


Disciplines



Grants

2018 - Present Toward a Molecular Computer: Scaling up Programmable single-molecule Junctions Based on DNA self-assembly
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Role: Principal Investigator
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2017 - Present Member, Material Research Society
2014 - Present Member, The ACS South Central Missouri Section
2009 - Present Member, International Society for Nanoscale Science, Computation and Engineering
2008 - Present Member, American Chemical Society
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Honors and Awards

  • Tappmeyer Excellence in Teaching, Chemistry of Missouri S&T (2016-2017)
  • University of Missouri Faculty Scholars (2015-2016)
  • Tappmeyer Excellence in Teaching, Chemistry of Missouri S&T (2015-2016)
  • Outstanding services to 7th Asia-Pacific Biotech Congress (2015 )
  • MacCracken Fellowship, New York University (2003-2008)

Education

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January 2010 Ph.D. in Chemistry, New York University
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July 2003 M.S. in Environmental Engineering, Beijing University of Technology
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Contact Information

231 Schrenk Hall, 400 W 11th Street
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409

Phone: (573) 341-7729
Fax: (573-341-6033

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