Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
June 12, 2022, Zeng group ( Dr. Xiaojun Liu, Dr. Arun Sridhar, Dr. Sudeshna Mondal, Fatemeh Fathi, Tongtong Chen, Tobias Glossmman, Dreana William, etc. )
and collaborators ( Dr. Yong Xu ( Wayne State University, Dr. Zhihai Li ( Ball State University) and Dr. Carol Koreniewski ( Texas Tech. Univ.)
Dr. Zeng will chair two organized symposium sessions in Pittcon 2024, Feb. 24-28, 2024 at Beautiful San Diego, California, USA. Pittcon is the biggest analytical conference in the United States.
New Advances in Bio-functionalized Surfaces and their Biomedical Applications. Co-chair, Dr. Zhan Chen from Univ. of Michigan.
Enabling the next Analytical Chemistry Revolution: Advancing Techniques to Measure Single Species at a High spatiotemporal resolution, Co-Chair, Dr. Bo Zhang from the University of Washington Seattle.
Dr. Zeng will chair an ACS symposium under the Division of Analytical Chemistry at ACS Spring 2024, New Orleans, March 17-21, 2024.
Electrochemical Sensors for Healthcare and Environment, Co-chair: Dr. Jinxing Li at Michigan State University
Dr. Zeng will serve on the Technical Program Committee of the International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Nose 2024 in Grapevine, TX, USA on May 19 – 22, 2024.https://www.isoen2022.org/
Dr. Zeng has chaired three organized symposium sessions in Pittcon 2023, March 18-23, 2023, in Philadephia, Pennsylvania, USA. Pittcon is the biggest analytical conference in the United States.
Other potential postdoc positions starting 2022 : (1) Point of care in vitro biosensor development for heart disease and infectious disease monitoring, and (2) developing in situ, in vivo or ex vivo real-time and continuous chemical sensor technology for neuroscience and brain research; (3) developing in situ soil sensors for monitoring soil green house gas emission.
Graduate students opening: Strong graduate students who are interested in pursue a Ph.D. in Zeng's lab are encouraged to communicate with Dr. Zeng. Ph.D. students will be trained in many areas including analytical chemistry, electrochemistry, electroanalytical chemistry and bioanalytical chemistry, chemical engineering and bioengineering, see lists of Dr. Zeng's menteers in academic and industry positions in the teaching tab at this website.
Dr. Zeng won the Most Research Active Award at Oakland Univ. given to the investigator who got highest number of the grants in a given year. See details at https://www.oakland.edu/oumagazine/news/research/ou-honors-innovative-engaging-researchers-at-annual-town-hall
Dr. Zeng won the Most Active Grant Seeker Award, and another honor is that this award will be named after Dr. Zeng in the future
Dr. Zeng is the Symposium Chair for "Point-Of-Care Devices for Testing COVID-19 and Emerging Diseases", one day symposium for Pittcon 2022, March 6th – Wednesday, March 9th, 2022, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Dr. Nianqiang (Nick) Wu at University of Massachusetts Amherst is the co-chair of this symposium.
Dr. Zeng is the network session chair for " Advancing sensor technology to market for real world human impacts " for Pittcon 2022, March 6th – Wednesday, March 9th, 2022, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Dr. Peter Hesketh, Professor of mechanical Engineering at George Tech. and Dr. Joseph Stetter, President of KWJ engineering are the co-chair for this networking session.
Dr. Zeng is the guest editor for Special issues of “Biomedical Sensing at Chemical Interfaces using Nanomaterials” in Frontiers in Chemistry (www.frontiersin.org), 2021 , submission is open.
Dr. Zeng was an invited speaker at international celebration of women and girls in science on Feb.11, 2021. The link to the article: https://www.oakland.edu/oumagazine/news/cas/2021/ous-xiangqun-zeng-to-speak-at-international-celebration-of-women-and-girls-in-science-
Dr. Zeng gave a Vebleo webinar for her work on chemical and biosensors. The video lecture has been publish on our YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_XXlkhk4fgCgfrClRHwrlw/videos or
Dr. Zeng won 2020 Frank Giblin Lifetime Achievement Award. It is given to the PI with the most funding over the course of their career at Oakland University.
Congratulations for Jacqueline Paul for 2019 Most Outstanding Thesis Award of her MS thesis entitled "“A Study of Antibiotic Resistance Effects on the Electrochemical Detection of Escherecia Coli" .
Congratulations for Postdoc Dr. Arun Sridhar to be invited for an interview on March 5th, 2020 for a Tenure-track analytical chemistry position at Cameron University in Lawton, OK !
Congratulations for Lu Lin who successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis in electrochemical gas sensor development.
Congratulations for Jacqueline Paul and Ian Archbold for successfully defended their MS thesis for biosensor developments.
Ke Qu, recent Ph.D. graduate from Dr. Zeng's lab won 2019 best Ph.D. thesis award for his Ph.D. thesis entitled "Condutive polymers and their application in electrochemistry, bio-sensing and environmental analysis" at Oakland University. Congratulations to Ke Qu.