Bin Wang (resume PDF)

08/2014 Assistant Professor in CBME, The University of Oklahoma

05/2010-08/2014 Postdoc in the department of Physics and Astronomy, Vanderbilt university with Prof. Sokrates T. Pantelides

04/2011 PhD Chemistry (defended in 2010) Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France

Supervised by Dr. Marie-Laure Bocquet, supported by Marie Curie EST Fellowship

10/2007-06/2008 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

visit in the research group of Prof. Joost Wintterlin

07/2004 B.S. Chemical engineering East China University of Science & Technology, Shanghai, China


Honors and Recognition:

2020 Big 12 Faculty Fellowship, University of Oklahoma

2020 Exceptional Achievements in Research and Creative Activity, University of Oklahoma

2019 DOE Early Career Research Program Award.

2019 Marquis Who's Who in America

2019 CACHE 50th anniversary celebration symposium as an invited young faculty

2016 Invited talk presented at the 252nd ACS National Meeting (Philadelphia, 2016) was identified as the “Best Presentation” of the session “Computational Chemistry for Energy Application”.

2009   ACSIN Young Scientist Prize for a best student paper 10th International Conference on Atomically Controlled Surfaces, Interfaces and Nanostructures (ACSIN10), Granada

2007-2009    Marie Curie Fellowship for Early Stage Research Training through an European project MONET (Molecular Networks at Phase Boundaries).


Service Activities

Proposal Review

    Panel member, NSF CBET 

    Panel member, São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) (Brazil)

    Proposal reviewer, Department of Energy

    Proposal reviewer, ACS – Petroleum Research Fund

    Proposal reviewer, ARISTEIA II (GSRT, Greece), 

    Proposal reviewer, LBNL Molecular Foundry

Service to professional society

    Webmaster, ACS Division of Catalysis Science and Technology (2019-present)

    Communications Director, Great Plains Catalysis Society (2017-present)

    Organizer, ACS Fall meeting (2019) Symposium of "Solvent Effects in Metal-Catalyzed Reactions"

    Session Chair, Great Plains Catalysis Society spring symposium (2019)

    Session Chair, ACS Pentasectional Meeting (2019)

    Session Chair, AICHE annual meeting (2017)

    Session Chair, APS Spring meeting (2013)

    Program Committee, 76th and 77th Physical Electronics Conference annual meeting (2016, 2017)

    Journal Reviewer for 100+ journal articles

    Book Reviewer for Springer

Press and Media Coverage

    AICHE CEP magazine (May, 2019)

    JACS Spotlights (2015)

    IEEE Spectrum (March 14, 2014)

    Oklahoman Newspaper(April 26, 2019)

    Stateimpact Oklahoma (May 10, 2018), Oklahoma Radio NPR (May, 2018)

    Department of Energy Office of Science (August, 2019; April, 2019)

    OU Research (August 1, 2019; April 1, 2019)

    Vanderbilt Research news (March 13, 2014; March 13, 2012)

    Phys.org (April 1, 2019)

    ScienceDaily (April 1, 2019; March 13, 2014; March 13, 2012)

    Nanowerk (March 13, 2014; March 13, 2012)

    Inverse (April 28, 2018) 

    IFL Science (April, 2018), Green Car Congress (April 1, 2019), Reddit (April, 2018), EurekAlert! (April 1, 2019), Kurzweil (March 18, 2014), Laboratory Equipment (April 2, 2019) etc