Dr. Yujun Zhao
Teaching Associate Professor
- Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering), Stevens Institute of Technology
- M.S. (Chemical Engineering), University of Tokyo
- B.S. (Chemical Equipment), East China University of Science and Technology
Teaching Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, ChE Undergraduate Laboratory Supervisor, & Liaison of the Risk & Safety Oversight Task Force, Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ
Lecturer of Chemistry & Adjunct Professor of Chemical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ
Consultant, Nichu Teikeishy Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
- Research Assistant Engineer, Institute of Chemical Engineering at ECUST, Shanghai, China
Research Projects Interests
- Bioreductions, biocatalysts, and bioreactors
- Plant cell and tissue culture
- Bioseparation technology and engineering
(2000) "A diffusion model and optimal cell loading for immobilized cell biocatalysts", Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Vol. 69, p. 639-647.
(1999) "A predictive thermodynamic model for the bioreduction of acetophenone to phenethyl alcohol using resting cells of Saccharomyces cerevisiae", Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Vol. 64, p. 442-451.
(Dec 1999) "Substrate and product distribution in yeast", Industrial Bioprocessing Alert, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., ISSN 1056-7194.
(1999) "Transmembrane distribution of substrate and product during the bioreduction of acetophenone with resting cells of Saccharomyces cerevisiae", Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Vol. 64, p. 434-441.
(Dec 1998) "Temperature effect on initial bioreduction kinetics of acetophenone with whole cells of Saccharomyces cerevisiae", The 1998 Fall ACS National Meeting, Boston.
(Dec 1993) "Improved efficiency of somatic embryogenesis in Daucus carota", Sixth Conference of the Asia Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering; Twenty-first Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference; Official Proceedings of Combined Conference 1993, Melbourne, Vol. 2, p. 385-390.
(Dec 1992) "Development of bioreactors for somatic embryogenesis", The 25th Fall Meeting of the Society of Chemical Engineers of Japan, Tokyo.
(Dec 1991) "Effects of environmental factors on somatic embryogenesis in Daucus carota", The 57th Annual Meeting of the Society of Chemical Engineers of Japan, Osaka.