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James Lee

James Lee


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Chemistry & Biochemistry

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  • Expertise

    Biotechnology
    Advanced Biochars Chemistry, Biofuels with Synthetic Biology, and Bioenergetics
  • Research Interests

    Advanced Biochar Chemistry, Synthetic Biology, Advanced Biofuels, and Bioenergetics Research
  • 2020: Recognized as a world-class scientist as among the recent Stanford University World ranking of scientists, The recent Stanford University World ranking of scientists
  • 2020: Invited to serve as a Lead (Primary) Reviewer in the “Secure Biosystems Design” Science Focus Area (SFA) merit review panel for DOE National Laboratories, organized under the Genomic Science program for the Biological Systems Science Division of the Biological and Environmental Research (BER) Program within the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science (2020 summer)., U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science
  • 2019: Invited to attend Gordon Research Conference on Bioenergetics, June 2–7, 2019, Proctor Academy in Andover, NH, United States., Gordon Research Conference
  • 2019: Invited to serve as a Chair of the Membrane Physical Chemistry II Session for the 63rd Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, held on March 2–6, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA., Biophysical Society
  • 2013: Certificate of Recognition to James W Lee for chairing the session on Biomolecular Research & Therapeutics, Plant Biochemistry and Systems Biochemistry Relation with Molecular Engineering and Glycomics & Lipidomics at the “International Conference and Exhibition on Biochemical & Molecular Engineering” held on October 07-08, 2013 in the Hilton San Antonio Airport, TX, USA.
  • 2013: Special Recognition to James W Lee in appreciation of his esteemed support as Editorial Board Member for Journal of Plant Biochemistry, OMIC Group Inc. USA.
  • 2012: Certificate of Appreciation awarded (2012), in recognition of significant contributions, outstanding dedication, and valuable service to Ocean Lakes High School Mathematics & Science Academy, Ocean Lakes High School Mathematics & Science Academy
  • 2006: FuelCellSouth 2006 Crystal Flame Innovation Award, presented by the FuelCellSouth Partners Forum with award ceremony held April 25, 2006 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, South Carolina, in recognition of the designer-alga H2-production research accomplishment, the FuelCellSouth Partners Forum
  • 2005: Certificate of Appreciation awarded by Chemical Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2005), in recognition of accomplishment in R&D of an integrated technology concept with ammonia carbonation and biomass pyrolysis that has significant potential for clean energy production and carbon management worldwide, Chemical Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • 1999: Technical Achievement Award, honored by the President of Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation and Director of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (1999);, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • 1999: 1999–2004 U.S. Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, signed by the President (Clinton) of the United States and honored at the White House (1999), United States Goverment
  • 1998: 1998–2003 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Young Scientist Award, presented by U.S. Department of Energy Secretary (Bill Richardson) at DOE Washington Headquarters (1998), USA Department of Energy
  • 1998: Technical Publication Award of Merit for Scholarly/Professional Articles, honored by the American Society for Technical Communication/East Tennessee Chapter (1998), the American Society for Technical Communication/East Tennessee Chapter
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Lee, J. W.; Greene, L. H. "Designer Algae Biotechnology Risk Assessment" $458,605. Federal. September 1, 2016 - August 31, 2020
    Lee, J. W. "REU Site: Training Undergraduates in Electrochemical Technologies for Clean Fuels (Biofuels and Hydrogen) Production and Applications" $339,450. Federal. September 1, 2016 - August 31, 2019
    Lee, J. W.; Kumar, S. "For a Sustainable Future on Earth: High-Tech Biochar" $50,000. Old Dominion University. January 1, 2013 - January 1, 2014
  • Intellectual Property

    Ozonized Biochar Compositions And Methods Of Making And Using The Same
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Type: Regular
    Patent Nationality: United States
    Inventors:
    Lee, J. W.
    Localized excess protons and methods of making and using the same
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Type: Regular
    Patent Nationality: United States
    Inventors:
    Lee, J. W.
    Ozonized Biochar Compositions And Methods Of Making And Using The Same
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Type: Regular
    Patent Nationality: United States
    Inventors:
    Lee, J. W.
    Biochar production method and composition therefrom
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Type: Regular
    Patent Nationality: United States
    Inventors:
    Lee, J.
    Buchanan, III, A. C.
    Evans, B. R.
    Kidder, M. K.
    Carboxylated biochar compositions and methods of making and using the same
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Type: Regular
    Patent Nationality: Patent Cooperation Treaty
    Inventors:
    Lee, J. W.