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Professor Lifeng Dong Named to MAS Science Board of Directors

Lifeng Dong, Professor and the Emma K. and Carl R. N. Malmstrom Endowed Chair in Physics, will join the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Academy of Science (MAS) in January of 2021. Founded in 1873, the mission of the MAS is β€œto advance science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in Minnesota by connecting Minnesotans of all backgrounds with resources and opportunities to engage in STEM learning, research, and communication - and to recognize excellence in these areas.”

Dong currently works with his collaborators and undergraduate students to design, synthesize, construct, and characterize nanoscale materials and devices β€” including solar cells, fuel cells, supercapacitors, and lithium batteries β€” for energy conversion and storage, as well as water purification and desalination. More information can be found at the website of the Hamline University Renewable Energy and Environmental Research (REER) Laboratory.