Hui Wei

Research Activity per Year


Research Interests

Genetic modification of plants with glycoside hydrolase and biocatalyst overexpression to increase the biomass pretreatability and digestibility

Genetic engineering of yeast and bacteria for the production of advanced biofuels

Biomaterials and biomanufacturing

Professional Experience

Senior Scientist I, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), 2013–present

Scientist III, NREL, 2011–2013

Research Associate, NREL, 2008–2011

Visiting Fellow, National Institutes of Health, 2005–2008

Postdoctoral Researcher, Iowa State University, 2003–2005

Research Assistant, Queen's University, 1998–2003

Research Scientist, Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Science, 1988–1998 

Education/Academic Qualification

Master, Microbiology, Central China Agricultural University

PhD, Plant and Microbial Physiology, Queen's University

Bachelor, Genetics, Wuhan University


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