Dr. Shengqian Ma

Professor & Director SMMARTT Research Center



Office: IDRB 202G
Phone: (813) 974-5217
Lab: IDRB 211
Fax: (813) 974-3203
Email: sqma@usf.edu 


B.S., Jilin University, China, 2003
Ph.D., Miami University (Ohio), 2008
Director's Postdoctoral Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory, 2008 - 2010


We are a synthetic inorganic and organic materials research group focusing on task-specific design and functionalization of advanced porous materials.The space within nanoporous materials provides virtually unlimited room for imagination, allowing designed incorporation of different functionalities for numerous potential applications.The research of our group aims to engineering the nanospace of advanced porous materials for energy/environmental/biological-related applications including catalysis/biocatalysis/electrocatalysis/photocatalysis/energy storage/oil spill cleanup/removal of contaminants from water and air.