Dr. Peng is currently an assistant professor of MSE at Clemson University. He received his Ph.D. at Georgia Institute of Technology, and M.S. and B.S in Tsinghua University. Dr. Peng’s research is focused on the materials processing and properties for the high performance sensors, medical and health, renewable energies, and extreme environments. The current research focuses included additive manufacturing, sensor materials, ceramic nanofibers and composites, smart materials, thin film and coatings, sintering ultra-high temperature ceramics, and the high-temperature oxidation resistance of borides and carbides. Dr. Peng has extensive materials research experience. He has published 31 peer-reviewed journal papers, and is the leading author of several highly cited papers in his field. He is now serving as a member of advisory board of Bulletin of American Ceramic Society. He also organizes and serves as session chairs of professional conferences such as Fiber Society Conference and MS&T.