Assoc Prof Dr. Lingfeng Long | Biomass Valorization | Best Researcher Award

Jiangnan University, China

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Lingfeng Long embarked on his academic journey with a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Nanjing Forestry University, China, in 2013. He continued his educational pursuit with a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering of Forest Products from the same university, graduating in 2019. During his doctoral studies, Dr. Long also broadened his academic horizons through visiting research positions at prominent institutions such as the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, and the University of British Columbia, Canada.

Professional Endeavors

Following his doctoral studies, He transitioned into various professional roles within academia. He began his postdoctoral career as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Jiangnan University, China, where he conducted research in the School of Biotechnology from 2020 to 2021. Subsequently, he assumed the position of Lecturer at the same institution before being promoted to Associate Professor in 2022, where he continues to contribute to the field of biotechnology and biomass valorization.

Contributions and Research Focus

His research interests revolve around biomass valorization and the development of bioinspired materials/systems for energy, environmental, and biomedical applications. His work encompasses areas such as metabolic engineering, bioenergy, and biotechnology. Through his innovative research, Dr. Long aims to address pressing global challenges related to sustainable energy production, environmental conservation, and healthcare.

Accolades and Recognition

His contributions to the field have been recognized with several prestigious awards and distinctions. These include the Postdoctoral Innovative Talent Support Program (Boxin plan) in 2020, the "Shuangchuang Program" of Jiangsu Province in 2022, the High-Level Talent of Jining City in 2023, and the Outstanding Postdoctoral Fellow in National Innovation and Entrepreneurship in 2023. These accolades underscore his exceptional achievements and contributions to the field of biotechnology.

Impact and Influence

Dr. Lingfeng Long's research has made a significant impact on the field of biomass valorization and biotechnology. His innovative work in developing bioinspired materials and systems has the potential to revolutionize various industries, including energy, environment, and healthcare. Through his patents, research grants, and publications, Dr. Long continues to influence and inspire fellow researchers and students alike.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As His career progresses, his legacy in the field of biotechnology and biomass valorization is poised to grow further. With a track record of successful research projects, patents, and publications, he is well-positioned to continue making significant contributions to sustainable development and innovation. Dr. Long's future endeavors are likely to focus on advancing our understanding of biomass valorization and translating research findings into real-world applications for the betterment of society.


  • Citations               164
  • h-index                  6
  • Documents          11

Notable Publications 

Improved secretory expression and characterization of thermostable xylanase and β-xylosidase from Pseudothermotoga thermarum and their application in synergistic degradation of lignocellulose
Chen, J., Qin, H., You, C., Long, L.

Advances in lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases with the cellulose-degrading auxiliary activity family 9 to facilitate cellulose degradation for biorefinery
Long, L., Hu, Y., Sun, F., ...Hao, Z., Yin, H.

Constructing a bacterial cellulose-based bacterial sensor platform by enhancing cell affinity: Via a surface-exposed carbohydrate binding module
Long, L., Hu, Y., Xie, L., ...Xu, Z., Hu, J.

Improving microbial oil yield in Trichosporon dermatis by mutagenesis | 复合诱变野生酵母ZZ-46选育高产油脂菌株
Zhou, Q., Gu, Z., Long, L., ...Sun, H., Sun, F.

Synergism of Recombinant Podospora anserina PaAA9B with Cellulases Containing AA9s Can Boost the Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cellulosic Substrates
Long, L., Yang, H., Ren, H., ...Hu, J., Xu, Z.


Lingfeng Long | Biomass Valorization | Best Researcher Award

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