Gang Qian is a Lead Scientist at New Iridium. He leads the development of our photocatalytic oxidation platform with a current focus on production of plant-based acetic acid. He holds a PhD in Polymer Chemistry & Physics from the Chinese Academy of Science, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, where he focused on synthesis and formulation of novel opto-electronic materials and polymer/quantum dots nanocomposites for OLED and OPV devices. Before joining New Iridium, Gang developed new formulations for UV/thermal curable resins used in adhesive and 3D printing applications at Dreve America and 3M. Outside of work, Gang is active in sports and enjoys traveling with family.