Principal Technical Expert Environmental Soil & Groundwater
Rice University. He holds the Tina and Sunit Patel Chair in Molecular Nanotechnology. He is the principal investigator of the Catalysis and Nanomaterials Laboratory which tackles technical energy and sustainability issues through chemical engineering and materials chemistry approaches. He has received numerous honors over the years, including the MIT TR35 Young Innovator Award, the North American Catalysis Society/Southwest Catalysis Society Excellence in Applied Catalysis Award, the Southwest Region ACS Award, and American Chemical Society Fellow. He is active on a number of professional and government organizations, including AIChE, ACS, and the Army Science Board ( https://www.ruf.rice.edu/~wonglab/ProfWong.html ).
Ex situ nanocatalysis approaches to treat O&G produced water holding ponds