Dr. Huan Hu earned the Bachelor's and Master's Degrees at Tsinghua University in China, and obtained his Ph.D. in the ECE department working with Prof. William P. King in 2014.  He then joined IBM T. J. Watson Research Center as a postdoctoral research scientist for almost 3 years.  He has led projects in both academia and industry and published 20 peer-reviewed journal papers published in international-recognized journals including Advanced Materials, PNAS, Biomaterials and Nanotechnology. Moreover, he has a strong application-oriented mindset and filed 18 US patent disclosures (5 patents granted) and 3 Chinese patents (2 patents granted). In addition, he has also assisted and led several successful funded proposals including a 2 million dollars NSF EFRI award and a 200,000 dollars industrial award. 

His research interest includes advanced nanomanufacturing, bio-inspired sensing, micro/nano-sensors and lab on chip. He is now leading Nanomanufacturing and Biomimetics Research Group at ZJUI. 

He is passionate in working with teams to develop technology to address the urgent air and water polution issue as well as the increasingly expensive healthcare issue.

Research work

Nanomanufacturing, micro/nano sensors, lab on chip, antibacterial surfaces, biomimetics