讲座嘉宾:潘学军教授（University of Wisconsin-Madison）
讲座主题：Applications of molten salt hydrates in fractionation, conversion, and valorization of lignocellulosic biomass
Dr. Pan is a Professor in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering at University of Wisconsin-Madison. He earned his Bachelor, Master and PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering at Tianjin University of Science and Technology, China, and a PhD degree in Applied Bioscience at Hokkaido University, Japan. Dr. Pan conducted postdoctoral researches at Georgia Tech, University of Minnesota, and University of British Columbia, successively.
Dr. Pan’s areas of interest include (1) pretreatment and fractionation of lignocellulosic biomass; (2) enzymatic and chemical saccharification of lignocellulose; (3) chemical and biological conversion of lignocellulose to chemicals and liquid fuels; (4) high-value utilization of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin; and (5) fundamental understanding of physical and chemical changes of plant cell wall during biorefining.
Dr. Pan has published 90+ peer reviewed journal articles, 6 book chapters, and 3 US patents. Total citation >6500, h-index 37, and i10-index 64. He was elected as Fellow of International Academy of Wood Science in 2013 and wonAlfred Toepfer Faculty Fellow Award in 2011 andNSF Career Award in 2009.