Dr. Zhao obtained his Ph.D. in Biochemical Engineering from Chinese Academy of Sciences. He had his postdoctoral training on Molecular Biotechnology and Biochemistry in University of California at Santa Barbara and on Metabolic Engineering in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign before joined Institute of Chemical & Engineering Sciences, A*STAR in Aug 2007. As a visiting scientist, he worked in National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado for one year. His research interests include bio-production of chemicals and high value-added specialty chemicals in Pharm, Personal Care and F&N industries.

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