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A-State Resumes Regular Weekend Hours

Arkansas State University has resumed regular weekend operation hours. For specific event schedule updates, please refer to the list below.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Upward Bound session scheduled for March 7 is cancelled.
  • Saturday's Archeology Day activities at the Museum have been postponed until Saturday, March 14.
  • The MPA Program's "Career Conversations" event with Dr. Michele Reba has been postponed until Wednesday, March 11, at 1 p.m., Wilson Hall, Room 412.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.
  • The Honors Reception event scheduled for Saturday, March 7 has been cancelled.
  • The Arkansas State University Regional Math Contest scheduled for Saturday, March 7, has been rescheduled to 4:45 pm on Monday, March 9. For more information please see the Math Department's Homepage.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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Dr. Jianfeng (Jay) Xu

Associate Professor


  • Ph.D., Dalian University of Technology in Dalian, China (Biochemical Engineering)
  • B.S., Dalian University of Technology in Dalian, China (Environmental Engineering)

Teaching Specialties

  • Topic in MBS-Plant Cell Wall Proteins
  • Biofuels and Bioprocess Engineering

Research Interests

  • Biofuels and Bioprocess Engineering
  • Plant cell/Tissue Culture for Production of Recombinant Proteins
  • Cell-Free Protein Expression


  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
  • American Society of Plant Biotechnology (ASPB)


Dr. Xu has been an Assistant Professor in College of Agriculture & Technology since 2008. Before joining ASU, he worked as a Research Associate at Cornell University for 2 years, and a Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Scientist at Ohio University for 8 years. He has published 3 patents and ˜50 scholarly articles.

Jianfeng (Jay) Xu

Contact Information

P: (870) 680-4812
F: (870) 972-2026


Building: Arkansas Biosciences Institute
Room: 313