Pei Dong

Pei Dong wears a mustard-yellow shirt, dark suit and glasses in her faculty profile for the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
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Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Phone: 703-993-5974
Campus: Fairfax
Building: Nguyen Engineering Building
Room 4453
Mail Stop: 6E9

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Pei Dong is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. She obtained her BS in Microelectronics from Nankai University and her PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University. She then did her postdoctoral research in the Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering at Rice University before joining George Mason University. Pei was employed by New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. when she was an undergraduate student. At Rice University, she led several research projects on carbon nanomaterials, self-adaptive polymeric nanocomposites, solar cells, and water treatment. She also received the Franz and Frances Brotzen Fellowship Award. Her current research interests include synthesis and applications of advanced materials in energy and water areas


  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Rice University
  • BS, Microelectronics Science, Nankai University, China

Research Interests

  • Sensors
  • Micro/nano mechanics
  • Soft robotics


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