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Jingdong Mao

  • Jingdong Mao
  • Associate Professor
  • Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • 414 Alfriend Chemistry Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-6874
  • jmao@odu.edu
  • Education

    The University Of Massachusetts, 2000
    Major: Soil Chemistry and Solid-state NMR spectroscopy (focused on NMR spectroscopy)
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Nanjing Agricultural University, 1992
    Major: Environmental Chemistry
    Degree: M.Sc.
    Nanjing Agricultural University, 1989
    Major: Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry
    Degree: B.S.
  • 2000: Paul H. D'Amour Fellowship for Academic Excellence, Big Y Company, MA
  • 1999: Best Paper by a Young Scientist, Division of Geochemistry, American Chemical Society
  • 1999: Graduate Travel Award, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • 1998: Graduate Travel Award, Society of Soil Scientists of Southern New England
  • 1996: Certificate of Environment Impact Evaluation (Grade A), Environmental Protection Bureau, P.R. China
  • 1992: Outstanding Graduate Student, Nanjing Agricultural University
  • 1986: First-Grade Scholarship, Nanjing Agricultural University
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Collaborative Research: Advanced solid-state NMR characterization of non-covalent interactions of organic compounds in soil and sediment organic matter
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF Environmental Engineering and Analytical and Surface Chemistry Programs
    Date: 2009 - 2012
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mao, J.
    Influence of tillage, crop residue, and nitrogen managements on the chemical structures of soil organic matter and organic nitrogen forms investigated by advanced solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
    Sponsoring Organization: The Thomas F. Jeffress and Kate Miller Jeffress Memorial Trust
    Date: 2010 - 2010
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Mao, J.
    Investigations of animal manure using advanced solid-state NMR spectroscopy
    Sponsoring Organization: New England Plant, Soil and Water Laboratory, USDA-ARS
    Date: 2010 - 2010
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mao, J.
    Unraveling structural conundrum of organic nitrogen in soil and sediment organic matter using advanced solid-state NMR: insights into formation mechanisms of stabilized nitrogen
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF Geobiology and Low Temperature Geochemistry Program
    Date: 2009 - 2010
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mao, J.
    Collaborative Research: Comprehensive chemical characterization of marine dissolved organic matter using efficient isolation coupled to advanced analytical techniques
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF Chemical Oceanography
    Date: 2007 - 2010
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mao, J.
    Collaborative Research: Comprehensive Chemical Characterization of Marine Dissolved Organic Matter using Efficient Isolation Coupled to Advanced Analytical Tehcniques
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF (OCE-0728634)
    Date: December, 2007 - November, 2010
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Stubbins, A.; Mopper, K.; Hatcher, P. G.; Mao, J.; Perdue, E. M.
    Characterization of Insoluble Organic Matter from Carbonaceous Meteorites by Advanced Solid-State Nuculear Magnetic Resonance and Computer Fitting
    Sponsoring Organization: Office of Research
    Date: 2009
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Mao, J.; Shen, Y.
    Obtaining quantitative structural information of complex natural organic matter using new, advanced solid-state NMR spectral-editing techniques combined with computer fitting
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University
    Date: 2009 - 2009
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Mao, J.; Shen, Y.
    Insights into chemical structural changes of kerogen during thermal evolution investigated by advanced solid-state NMR spectroscopy, Type G Grant
    Sponsoring Organization: The Petroleum Research Fund, American Chemical Society
    Date: 2007 - 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mao, J.
    Influence of tillage, crop residue, and nitrogen managements on the chemical structures of soil organic matter and organic nitrogen forms investigated by advanced solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
    Sponsoring Organization: The Thomas F. Jeffress and Kate Miller Jeffress Memorial Trust
    Date: 2008 - 2008
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Mao, J.
    Spectroscopic investigations of soil humic substances using solid-state NMR spectroscopy
    Sponsoring Organization: New England Plant, Soil and Water Laboratory, USDA-ARS
    Date: 2008 - 2008
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mao, J.
    Travel support to Annual Soil Science Society of American Meetings in Houston
    Sponsoring Organization: Native American Research Lab, Montana State University
    Date: 2008 - 2008
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Mao, J.
    Travel and NMR instrument time
    Sponsoring Organization: The Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
    Date: 2007 - 2008
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Mao, J.
    Chemical structures of pig feces from conventional and phytase transgenic pigs investigated by advanced solid-state NMR spectroscopy
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University Summer Research Fellowship
    Date: 2007 - 2007
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Mao, J.
    Influence of tillage, crop residue, and nitrogen managements on the chemical structures of soil organic matter and organic nitrogen forms investigated by advanced solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
    Sponsoring Organization: The Thomas F. Jeffress and Kate Miller Jeffress Memorial Trust
    Date: 2007 - 2007
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Mao, J.
    Spectroscopic investigations of plant-derived dissolved organic matter using solid-state NMR spectroscopy
    Sponsoring Organization: New England Plant, Soil, and Water Laboratory, USDA-ARS
    Date: 2007 - 2007
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mao, J.
    Characterization of insoluble organic matter from meteorites using advanced solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy; Research Initiative Grant
    Sponsoring Organization: Montana Space Grant Consortium
    Date: 2005 - 2007
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Mao, J.
    Montana NASA EPSCoR Travel Program
    Sponsoring Organization: Montana Space Grant Consortium
    Date: 2006 - 2006
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Mao, J.
    Support to conduct the chemical and physical properties of a soil on which a rare plant, shoshonea, can grow in Environmental Lab at Salish-Kootenai College
    Sponsoring Organization: Salish-Kootenai College
    Date: 2006 - 2006
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Mao, J.
    Travel support to annual ENC in Asilomer, CA
    Sponsoring Organization: Iowa State University
    Date: 2006 - 2006
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Mao, J.
    Structural variations in soil organic matter with different soil layers and locations at Juniper Butte Range, Idaho
    Sponsoring Organization: Subcontract from Prof. C. Edward Clapp, Department of Soil, Water and Climate, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
    Date: 2004 - 2006
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Mao, J.
    Travel support to Salish-Kootenai College
    Sponsoring Organization: Salish-Kootenai College
    Date: 2005 - 2005
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Mao, J.
    Two-month summer salary to conduct research on characterization of natural organic matter by advanced solid-state NMR
    Sponsoring Organization: Iowa State University
    Date: 2005 - 2005
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Mao, J.