George Mason Chemistry welcomes Dr. Xiaoyan Tan

George Mason Chemistry welcomes Dr. Xiaoyan Tan

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry gladly welcomes Dr. Xiaoyan Tan as the newest member of the department. Dr. Tan will join us in August 2018 as an Assistant Professor of Inorganic/Materials Chemistry. Her research lab will be in Planetary Hall.

Dr. Tan is currently a postdoctoral fellow in Inorganic Chemistry at Rutgers University, working on functional thermoelectric and multiferroic materials. She has published 11 papers in peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of the American Chemical Society, Chemistry of Materials, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Review B, the Journal of Solid State Chemistry, and Cryst. Eng. Comm. She received the 2017 Division of Inorganic Chemistry Young Investigator Award from the American Chemical Society. Dr. Tan earned a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry (2016) from Florida State University, a M.S. in Inorganic Chemistry (2011) from the University of Science and Technology of China (Hefei, China), and a B.S. in Applied Chemistry (2008) from the Department of Applied Chemistry from Hefei University of Technology (Hefei, China).