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Dr.  Xiaowei Teng
James H Manning Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA 01609
Email: xteng@wpi.edu

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering
University of Rochester, 2006

BS & MS, Biochemical Engineering
East China University of Science & Technology, 2001

James H Manning Professor of Chemical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2022-
Full Professor in Chemical Engineering, UNH  2018-
Associate Professor in Chemical Engineering, UNH  2014-2018
Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering, UNH  2008-2014
Post-doc, Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2006-2008


Best Poster Award, NSLS-CFN User Meeting, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2015
DOE Early Career Award, 2013
AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science, 2013 (UNH Nominee)
University of New Hampshire Summer Faculty Fellowship, 2012
University of New Hampshire Faculty Development Award, 2009
Material Research Society Graduate Student Award (Silver Metal), 2005
Horton Fellowship, Laboratory for Laser Energetics, University of Rochester, 2002-2006

Research Grants
NSF-DMR, PI, 2022-2025
NSF-CSDM-B, PI, 2022-2023
NSF-PFI-TT, PI, 2018-2020
DOE-BES, PI, 2018 - 2021
NSF CBET-1705633, PI, Processing System, Reaction Engineering & Molecular Thermodynamics, 2017 - 2020
NSF CBET-1511014, PI, Process and Reaction Engineering, 2015 - 2019

DOE Early Career Award, PI, Department of Energy-Basic Energy Science, 2013 - 2018
NSF CBET-1159662, PI, Catalysis and Biocatalysis, 2012 - 2016
NSF CHE-1152771, PI, Chemical Catalysis, 2012 - 2016
NSF CMMI-1200544, co-PI, Nanomanufacturing, 2012 - 2016
New Hampshire Innovation Research Center Award, PI, State of New Hampshire and Conductive Compound Inc. 2011 - 2012

Teaching Experience
Chemical Engineering Reaction Kinetics
Senior Design

Advanced Chemical Engineering Reaction Kinetics
Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
Introduction to Nuclear Engineering
Electrochemical Methods for Energy Applications
Fluid Mechanics
Energy and Environment

Dr. Teng's Research Group