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Joe DeSimone


Department of Chemistry

Advises Hunan University graduate students.


desimone_lores_2013_cropProfessor DeSimone is the Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Chemical Engineering at NC State University and of Chemistry at UNC. He is also an adjunct member at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. DeSimone has published over 300 scientific articles and has over 150 issued patents in his name with over 80 patents pending.

DeSimone received his BS in Chemistry in 1986 from Ursinus College in Collegeville, PA and his Ph.D. in Chemistry in 1990 from Virginia Tech. Currently, DeSimone is on leave from the university and has assumed the CEO role at Carbon3D in Silicon Valley after co-founding the company based on a recent breakthrough in 3D printing called Continuous Liquid Interface Production (CLIP).