Professor, Drexel University, PA, USADr. Ji is currently a professor of Department of Chemistry, Drexel University. His research interests focus on MEMS devices, hydrogels, nanomaterials for energy and environmental applications, drug discovery, and surface chemistry. He is currently a co-author of over 170 peer-viewed journal articles and book chapters. He has co-authored 6 US patents, two of which have been licensed to companies. He has an H-index of 31. He is an editorial board member of several chemistry journals.