Chair Professor Department of Biomedical Engineering

Chair Professor Wu Decheng received his Bachelor and Master degrees in Polymer Chemistry from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 1998 and 2001, and Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2006. In 2005, he began to work as a research engineer at Institute of Materials Research & Engineering (IMRE), A*STAR, Singapore. In 2009, he was promoted to a senior research engineer. In 2011, he became a professor and group leader at Institute of Chemistry (ICCAS), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. In 2015, he became an adjunct professor of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS). In 2019, he moved to Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) as a Chair Professor and built his biomedical polymers group. Prof. Wu Decheng won “National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars” in 2017, “Innovative Talent Promotion Plan of the Ministry of Science and Technology” in 2018, and “National Special Support Program for High-level Personnel Recruitment” in 2019. He has published more than 100 papers, and filed 23 granted patents. His research interests include biomedical polymers and hydrogels for applications in medical devices, bioimaging, drug delivery and tissue engineering.

Personal Profile

Education

2002-2006 Ph. D. in Chemistry, National University of Singapore

1998-2001 M. S. in Polymer Science, University of Science and Technology of China

1993-1998 B. S. in Polymer Science, University of Science and Technology of China

 

Work Experience

2019-now Chair Professor, Southern University of Science and Technology

2015-2019 Adjunct Professor, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

2011-2019 Professor, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2009-2010 Senior Research Engineer, Institute of Materials Research & Engineering

2005-2009 Research Engineer, Institute of Materials Research & Engineering

 

Research Interests

Biomedical Polymers and Hydrogels; Medical Dressings and Devices; Bioimaging; Drug Delivery; Tissue Engineering

 

Journal Editorial Board

2019-present Editorial Board of Bioactive Materials

2017-present Editorial Board of Chinese Journal of Chemistry

2014-2016 Young Editorial Board of Chinese Chemical Letters

 

Honors and Awards

2019 National Special Support Program for High-level Personnel Recruitment

2008 Technological Invention First Prize of Ministry of Education

2018 Innovative Talent Promotion Plan of the Ministry of Science and Technology

2017 National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars

Research

Biomedical Polymers and Hydrogels; Medical Dressings and Devices; Bioimaging; Drug Delivery; Tissue Engineering


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Chair Professor Wu Decheng has published more than 100 papers, and filed 17 granted patents. His research interests include biomedical polymers and hydrogels for applications in medical devices, bioimaging, drug delivery and tissue engineering.

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The Department of Biomedical Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), seeks outstanding applicants for full-time tenure-track/tenured faculty positions. Positions are available for both junior and senior-level applicants. While exceptional candidates in any areas are welcome to apply, the departmental primary focus are in the areas of mechanomedicine, biomedical/medical imaging, bioMEMS, regenerative medicine, wearable devices/wireless monitoring, and biomedical data science. We are especially interested in individuals who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of our academic community. 
 
A globally competitive start-up package will be provided to successful candidates. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering or relevant fields, demonstrated excellent research contributions, and teaching ability. 

All applicants should submit the following documents to bmehr@sustech.edu.cn in a single(merged) PDF document: (1) curriculum vitae, (2) a statement of research and teaching interests, (3) up to three representative publications, and (4) the names and contact information of three references.
 
SUSTech is a research university that ranks No. 8 in mainland China (Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2019). Established in 2012, SUSTech is a public institution funded by the City of Shenzhen. SUSTech is the first academic institution resulting from the national Chinese higher educational reform. The University’s mission is to become a global institution that is recognized for its academic excellence, while promoting innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. The University promotes bilingual interactions, in which lectures and academic seminars are conducted in both English and Mandarin. SUSTech is determined to cultivate a place where local and foreign talents could share their thoughts and develop their skills to better contribute to the local and global society. 
 
Shenzhen is a modern metropolis, with some of the world’s largest technology giants based here. Shenzhen is the No.1 most livable city in China (Chinese Cities Livability Development Index Report), with world’s top restaurants, efficient transportation, extensive green spaces, and excellent air quality.

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Contact Address

Southern University of Science and Technology Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

Office Phone

0755-88015253

Email

wudc@sustech.edu.cn

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