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Dr. Qin is a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology (GT), with an adjunct appointment in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry. As a dedicated teacher, Dr. Qin is the recipient of GT-CETL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award (2015), 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award (2015–2018), the GT-Geoffrey G. Eichholz Faculty Teaching Award (2018–2019), GT Provost Teaching and Learning Fellow Award (2018–2020), and GT-Class of 1940 W. Roane Beard Outstanding Teacher Award (2020).
Dr. Qin was born and raised in Shanghai, China before she embarked her journey to the US as a graduate student in 1990. Her academic records include a B.S. in Chemistry from Fudan University (1990), a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry with Professor Hai-Lung Dai from University of Pennsylvania (1996), a postdoctoral stint with Professor George M. Whitesides at Harvard University (1996–1997), and an MBA from the University of Washington (2003). Before joining GT in 2012, she held administrative positions as Associate Dean for Research in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis (2007–2011), Site Director of NSF's National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN) at Washington University in St. Louis (2009-2011), and Associate Director of Center for Nanotechnology at the University of Washington (2002–2007).
Dr. Qin is currently an advisory board member of Journal of Materials Chemistry C, Nanoscale Horizon, Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), and ChemNanoMat, Wiley. She is the Associate Editor of Nanoscale (with an impact factor of 8.3), RSC. In 2021, Dr. Qin was elected a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC). Founded in 1841, RSC is the largest organization in Europe for advancing the chemical sciences. The designation FRSC is a great recognition to Dr. Qin’s significant contributions to the chemical sciences.
In spare time, Dr. Qin enjoys photography and you may find her work here.