Hong Ma, PhD

Editorial Board Member

Department of Materials Science & Engineering, and Clean Energy Institute
University of Washington, Seattle, USA

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Hong Ma is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, and Clean Energy Institute, University of Washington, Seattle. He received his PhD in Chemistry in 1997. After graduation, he had worked as a visiting scientist for 2.5 years in the Department of Chemistry, Northeastern University, Boston. In 2000, he moved to the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Washington. He started with a position of research associate, then research scientist, research assistant professor to research associate professor now. His research expertise is in the areas of organic/polymer materials/devices, molecular self-assembly and surface/interface nanoengineering for renewable energy, flexible electronics, photonics and bionanotechnology. As PI, Co-PI or group leader, he has participated in more than ten interdisciplinary research programs and centers funded by NSF, DOE, DOD and NIH. He has published 106 refereed papers and 41 proceedings. Total Google Scholar Citations exceed 6,740 times (h-index: 41). Two US patents have been licensing to high-tech companies. He has been serving as an editorial board member of several journals, and a technical program committee member for several international conferences.

Research Interest

Organic/Polymer Materials/Devices, Molecular Self-Assembly and Surface/Interface Nanoengineering for Renewable Energy, Flexible Electronics, Photonics and Bionanotechnology