Jingcheng Hao received his PhD from Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Lanzhou, P. R. China in 1995. Subsequently, Dr. Hao had a series of postdoctoral research positions at Lanzhou Institute, Nagoya University (Japan) as a Daiko Foundation Fellow, Bayreuth University (Germany) as an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellow, and finally at SUNY-Stony Brook (USA) as a Research Specialist.
In Dec. 2002, he joined Shandong University, Jinan, P. R. China, where he is currently Full-Professor and Director of the Key Laboratory of Colloid and Interface Chemistry, Ministry of Education. His research focuses on colloid and interfacial sciences, including surfactants in solution and self-assembly at all scales in bulk solutions and at surfaces. He has obtained National Outstanding Youth Funds (2006), Changjiang Scholars Award (2007), Lectureship Award of Japan Research Institute of Material Technology (2008), A Contribution Award to the Advancement of Asian Society of Colloid and Interface Sciences (2009), Chinese Chemical Society -- BASF Innovation Prize (2009), Scientific Research Outstanding Achievement Awards for Universities (Science and Technology)-the 1st (2012), Asian Rising Stars for exemplary research in "Colloid and Interface Chemistry" (The 15th Asian Chemical Congress, Singapore, 2013), AkzoNobel Chemical Sciences Awards 2014, and other scientific awards. He is currently an Adjunct professor at Lanzhou Institute and serves as Senior Editor for Langmuir (begin February, 2018), Editorial Board Members for Advances in Colloid and Interface Sciences, Journal of Colloid and Interface Sciences, and Colloids Surf. A, etc. He has published over 400 articles including original papers, reviews, books and book chapters, and 8 patents.