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Principal Investigator

Luyao Lu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, George Washington University, 2018/08-present
Postdoc, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Northwestern University
Advisor: Prof. John A. Rogers
Ph.D., The University of Chicago
Advisor: Prof. Luping Yu
B.S., Nanjing University


Short Bio:

Luyao Lu received his B.S. degree in Chemistry from Nanjing University in 2010, and his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry at the University of Chicago in 2015. He was a postdoctoral fellow at UIUC and Northwestern University from 2015 to 2018. He joined the faculty of George Washington University in the Department of Biomedical Engineering in August 2018.

Lu’s research interests lie at the intersection of biomedical engineering, materials science, and electrical engineering. He focuses on developing novel materials and devices for bio-integrated electronics and providing advanced tools for biomedical research. His work has been cited over 3000 times. He has received a number of awards including 2016 IUPAC-Solvay International Award for Young Chemists, 2014 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad, 2013 Albert J. Cross Prize for Excellence in Research, Teaching, and Departmental Citizenship from the University of Chicago.

Ph.D. Students

Mr. Sofian Obaid
Ph.D. Student in Department of Biomedical Engineering, 2018/09-present
B.S., George Washington University




Mr. Zhiyuan Chen
Ph.D. Student in Department of Biomedical Engineering, 2019/01-present
M.S., The University of Akron
B.S., East China University of Science and Technology



Master Students

Nicolas Boyajian  (09/2018-present)

Undergraduate students

Elena Brown (01/2020-present)

Jinbi Tian (01/2019-present)

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