Open positions

Postdoctoral researcher

Post-doctoral position(s) is potentially available for highly motivated individual interested in biomass upgrading via heterogeneous catalysis and electrocatalysis. Ideal candidate should have a strong background in kinetics studies (batch and flow reactors), materials synthesis and characterization (supported metal oxides and porous materials) and in-situ spectroscopies (e.g., FTIR and Raman).

Interested applicants should send cover letter, CV, 1-3 representative publications and contact information of 3 reference persons directly to Bingjun at


Graduate researcher

We are always looking for highly motivated graduate students.

– If you are already admitted to UD, please contact to set up an appointment.

– If you are in the process of applying to UD, we will be happy to chat with you regarding our research interests, however, all admission decisions are made by the CBE admission committee.


Undergraduate researcher

Enthusiastic UD undergrads excited about gaining solid research experience are encouraged to inquire about our ongoing research projects. You will be working with graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and me to gain hands on experience in cutting edge research. This is a great way to prepare yourself for a future career in either academia or industry. We do require at least a one year commitment to research in our group.

Multiple REU positions are available for summer 2018, and contact Dr. Xu ( if interested.

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