Prof. Zhen Gu, Ph.D. (CV)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at UNC-CH & NCSU, UNC Eshelman Pharmacy School

Pharmacoengineering Program

Email: zgu@email.unc.edu;
zgu3@ncsu.edu

Phone: (919) 515-7944

Prof. Zhen Gu obtained his PhD degree at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2010, under the guidance of Prof. Yi Tang in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Eningeering and Prof. Yong Chen in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He was a postdoctoral associate working with Prof. Robert Langer at MIT and Harvard Medical School during 2010-2012. He also holds BS degree in Chemistry and MS degree in Polymer Science and Engineering from Nanjing University in China. He is the recipient of the Sloan Research Fellowship (2016), Pathway Award of the American Diabetes Association (2015), Young Innovator of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering of BMES (2015) and the Sigma Xi Young Faculty Research Award (2014). MIT Technology Review listed him as one of top innovators under 35 (TR35) in 2015. View CV (pdf)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

Welcome to the Gu Group in the Joint Biomedical Engineering Department at the NC State University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The overall goal of our lab is to integrate biomaterials design, biomacromolecular engineering, and micro/nano-fabrication towards on-demand therapeutics and diagnostics, focused on cancer, diabetes and regenerative medicine. See more

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02/2016- Dr. Gu has received the 2016 Sloan Research Fellowship! Many thanks for the support from Alfred P. Sloan foundation! Read more...

12/2015- Jicheng's "Smart Insulin Patch" was selected as one of "Top 10 Images of 2015" by Science Magazine! Read more...

08/2015- Dr. Gu was selected as one of this year's TR35 Young Innovators by MIT Technology Review! Congratulations! Read more...

12/2015- Yue Lu's "Nano-Terminator"- "Liquid-Metal Nanomedicine" has been published on Nature Communications! Congratulations! Read more...

08/2015- Nature and Science highlighed our "Smart Insulin Patch" for glucose-responsive insulin delivery. Read more...