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Sheng, Yinghong (PhD)

Professor
Department of Chemistry & Physics
Office: SH 0302
Phone: 239-590-7636
Email: ysheng@fgcu.edu

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Education

Postdoctoral Fellow, Jackson State University
Postdoctoral Fellow, Emory University
Visiting Scholar, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong, China.
Ph.D., Nanjing University, Jiangsu, China
M.S., Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
B.S., Jiangxi Normal University, Jiangxi, China

http://faculty.fgcu.edu/ysheng/

Specialties

Computational Chemistry, Molecular Dynamics Simulation.

Research and Teaching Interests

Research: Reaction Mechanism, Organic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Molecular Structures and Properties, Material Chemistry, Photochemistry, Biochemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Nonlinear Optical Material, Ionic liquids, Nitric Oxide Synthase.
Teaching: General Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Computational Modeling, and Quantum Chemistry.

Courses Offered

Computational Modeling (CHM4512)
Principles of Physical Chemistry (CHM3400)
Principles of Physical Chemistry Laboratory (CHM3400L)
General Chemistry II Lecture (CHM1046, SCALE-UP)
General Chemistry II Laboratory (CHM1046L)
General Chemistry I Lecture (CHM1045, SCALE-UP)
Physical Chemistry for Life Sciences w/Laboratory (CHM3005C)
Physical Chemistry II Lecture (CHM3411)
Physical Chemistry Laboratory (CHM3411L)
Systems of Physical Science w/laboratory (ISC1002C)
Senior Capstone in Chemistry (CHM4930)
Senior Project Research in Biology (BSC4910C)
Senior Project Research in Chemistry (CHM4140)
Senior Project Research in Biotechnology (BSC4905)
Direct Independent Study/Research in Biotechnology (BSC4905)
Direct Independent Study/Research in Chemistry (CHM4905)

Grants & Awards

  • Acquisition of High-Performance Computation Servers for Computational Research and Education at FGCU. 2019. PI. FGCU Scholarship-Research Venture Fund.
  • FGCU Computational Center: Modeling and Simulations, 2019.
  • Grant (in 10000 hours of computing time) from Center for Advanced Research Computing (CARC) at the University of New Mexico. 2014-2018.
  • Center for Chemical Evolution, $20,320,615, 2010-2015. Jointly funded by National Science Foundation (NSF Grant No. CHE-1004570) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
  • FGCU Multi-Disciplinary Research Initiative Award, 2013-2014.
  • Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, Florida Gulf Coast University, 2008-2009.