Hang Lu, Ph.D.

hang dot lu at gatech dot edu

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1998-2003
  • M.S. in Chemical Engineering Practice, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1998-2000
  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering, with highest distinction, summa cum laude, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, 1995-1998

Professional Experiences:

  • Professor, School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-present
  • Associate Professor, School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-2013
  • Assistant Professor, School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-2010
  • Postdoctoral Associate, with Prof. C. I. Bargmann, HHMI, U. of California San Francisco and Rockefeller U., 2003-2005
  • Graduate Research Assistant, with Prof. K. F. Jensen and M. A. Schmidt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999-2003
  • Engineering consultant, General Electric Plastics Division, Indiana, and Cargill Dow Polymers and Cargill Inc., Minnesota, 2000

Honors and Awards:

  • Kavli Fellow – the National Academy of Sciences’ 26th annual Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium, Brazil, 2014
  • Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) since 2013
  • ACS Analytical Chemistry Young Innovator Award, Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society, 2013
  • Saville Lectureship, Princeton University, 2013
  • Kavli Fellow – the National Academy of Sciences’ 24th annual Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium, 2012
  • Sigma Xi Best Paper Award, 2012
  • Van Ness Award Lectures, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2011
  • NIH Study Section member – Instrumentation and Systems Development, 2010-2014
  • National Science Foundation CAREER award, 2010
  • Invitee to participate in the US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, National Academy of Engineering, 2009
  • Sigma Xi Young Faculty Award, 2009
  • Sloan Foundation Fellowship in Neuroscience (1 of 16 nation-wide), 2009
  • Georgia Tech CETL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, 2008
  • DARPA Young Faculty Award (1 of 24 nation-wide), 2007
  • DuPont Young Professor Award (1 of 12 nation-wide), 2006
  • MIT Technology Review TR35 (top 35 technology innovators under age 35), 2005
  • NIH Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award, 2004-2007
  • American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2004 (fellowship awarded but not accepted)
  • National Science Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellowship, 1998-2001
  • Holloway Fellowship, MIT, 1998
  • University Honor (Bronze Tablet), UIUC, 1998
  • Reynold Clayton Fuson Award, School of Chemical Sciences, UIUC, 1998
  • Hauser Scholarship for undergraduate research, UIUC, 1997
  • International Paper Foundation Scholarship, 1997
  • Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honors Society, 1997
  • Edmund J. James Scholar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995-1998

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