Dr. Yuebing Zheng Receives NASA Honor

ZhengTexas Materials Institute is proud to announce Dr. Yuebing Zheng has been awarded the NASA Early Career Faculty Award for his proposal titled “An Ultracompact Opto-electro-fluidic System for Preconcentration and Separation of Chiral Molecules in In-situ Life Detection.”

The Early Career Faculty (ECF) component of the Space Technology Research Grants Program awards grants to accredited U.S. universities on behalf of outstanding faculty researchers early in their careers. ECF challenges early career faculty to examine the theoretical feasibility of ideas and approaches that are critical to making science, space travel, and exploration more effective, affordable, and sustainable.

Dr. Zheng is among 8 researchers selected to receive this award. The grants from NASA’s Space Technology Research Grants program are worth up to $200,000 per year with up to three years of research.

We would like to congratulate Dr. Zheng on his accomplishment. To learn more about his research, please see his website here. To learn more about the NASA Early Career Faculty Award, please see their website.