Run-Cang Sun

Prof. Director, Beijing Key Laboratory of Lignocellulosic Chemistry
College of Materials Science and Technology
Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, China
E-mail: rcsun3@bjfu.edu.cn

Short bio:

Run-Cang Sun, ligniocellulosic chemist, graduated from chemistry department, North-western University, Xian, China in 1982. Then he worked at North-western Forestry College until Sep. 1991. Between Oct. 1991 and Feb. 1993, he studied at Lund University, Sweden as a visiting scholar. From Mar. 1993 to Sep. 1996, Mr. Sun studied at The BioComposites Centre, University of Wales, Bangor, UK as a full time research PhD student. Since Oct. 1996, he worked at the University of Wales, Bangor, UK as a senior research scientist until end of 2007. He was awarded a distinguished Professor at State Key Laboratory of Pulp and Paper Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China in 2000 by China Higher Education Committee, and was selected as the director of State Key Laboratory of Pulp and Paper Engineering in Aug. 2008 (2008.8-2015.5). In addition, Prof. Sun has also being working at the Beijing Key Laboratory of Lignocellulosic Chemistry as a director since Aug. 2006. He was a Dean at the College of Materials Science and Technology between Oct. 2011 and Oct. 2015, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, China. Since 1993, he has being focused on the fractional isolation, structural characterization, and chemical modification of hemicelluloses, lignin, and cellulose from lignocelluloses for biomaterials, biofuels, and chemicals.

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