Dr. Ben W.-L Jang
Department of Chemistry
Texas A&M U.-Commerce
Commerce, TX 75429
National Taiwan University, Chemistry, B.S.
University of Texas at Arlington,
Applied Chemistry, DSc.
Research Triangle Institute, RTP, NC
Heterogeneous Catalysis, Postdoc.
5/2007-present. Head and Professor, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M U.-Commerce.
2/2006-present. Program Director, NSF REU Site, STEM Scholarship Program, CCLI Project at Texas A&M U.-Commerce.
9/2001-5/2007. Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M U.-Commerce.
6/2005-8/2005. DOE HERE Program for Faculty at the Oak Ridge National Lab.
7/2003-8/2004. Assistant Head and Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M U.-Commerce.
3/1994 to 6/2001. Research Chemist/Project Manager, Center for Engineering and Environmental Technology, Research Triangle Institute, RTP, NC.
University Committee Services
Facilities Advisory Committee January 2010-present
University Strategic Planning Committee, Dec. 2006-present
Faculty Senate, Budget Committee, Sept. 2006- present.
Graduate Council, Sept. 2005-present
International Student Committee, Sept. 2004-present
Member of the Academy-Regents’ Initiative of A&M-Commerce, Sept. 2002-present
Adviser of the Chinese Student Association, International Fellowship Association and Taiwanese Student Association at A&M-Commerce, Sept 2001-present
Professional Association, Award and Honor
Guest Editor of Energy & Environmental Sciences, Green Chemistry & Catalysis Today journals
Chair of various symposia at the ACS National Meetings since 2000
Newscorrespondent for the Applied Catalysis Journal B: Environmental, 1998-2005
H.M. Lafferty Distinguished Faculty Award for Scholarship and Creative Activity, 2007
2006-2007 Faculty Development Leave Award (Texas A&M U.-Commerce).
Nomination for the Neil L. Humfeld Distinguished Faculty Award for Service, 2005Sigma Xi Award (UT-Arlington Chapter) as the Outstanding Doctoral Student, 1992.