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Gang Sun

Gang Sun


Contact Information
(530) 752-0840
235 Everson Hall
Educational Background
B.S., Donghua University, Materials Science and Fiber Engineering
M.S., Donghua University, Materials Science and Fiber Engineering
Ph.D., Auburn University, Chemistry
Postdoctoral Research, Auburn University – Textile Engineering
Research Group Site
Dr. Sun’s Group

Research Interests

  • Research on functional materials for professionals including biological protection, chemical protection, fire and heat protection
  • Research on novel functional polymers and textiles and their human health and environmental impacts
  • Research on development of nanofibers and nano materials with biological and chemical functions
  • Research on environmentally friendly materials and biopolymers including bio-colorants and natural materials
  • Collaborative research on materials uses, environmental and societal impact, life-cycle and risk assessments, and new technologies of disposable and reusable textiles

Honors and Awards

  • 1998-2003,CAREER Award, National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • 2004-2005, Directorís awards and Circle of Excellence from National Textile Center (NTC)
  • 2007, J. W. Weaver Best Paper Award, AATCC
  • 2007-present, Chang Jiang Scholar Professor at Donghua University, China Ministry of Education
  • 1992-present, Member, American Chemical Society
  • 1995-present, Member, American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC)
  • 1997-present, Member, The Fiber Society