Dr. Chen Xuelong is a distinguished Senior Scientist specializing in polymers and composites, with over a decade of research and development experience. His groundbreaking work focuses on understanding the intricate relationship between material structure and its properties, innovating ways to tailor these properties through microstructure manipulation. His expertise encompasses a broad range of polymers and composites, including both thermoplastics and thermosets.
With a proven track record in the fabrication and processing of a broad spectrum of polymers and polymer composites, Dr. Chen has been instrumental in spearheading multiple projects. These initiatives have led to groundbreaking advancements in polymer-based materials, specifically tailored for high-stakes industries such as aerospace and biomedical applications.
His substantial contributions to the scientific community include more than 40 peer-reviewed publications, several book chapters, and multiple patents. Additionally, he has served as a guest editor for three internationally acclaimed journals, further solidifying his standing as a thought leader in his field.
Dr. Chen earned his Bachelor’s degree in Polymer Science and Engineering from Heilongjiang University in China, followed by a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Prior to joining Atera Water, he served as a lead scientist at the Rolls-Royce Corporation Laboratory in Singapore.