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Jianjun Cheng

Principle Investigator

Jianjun Cheng obtained a B.S. degree in Chemistry at Nankai University in 1993, a M.S. degree in Chemistry at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 1996, and a Ph.D. degree in Materials Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2001 with Professor Timothy Deming. He was a Senior Scientist at Insert Therapeutics, Inc. from 2001 to 2004, and a Postdoctoral Research Scientist at MIT with Professor Robert Langer from 2004 to 2005. He joined the faculty of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in 2005, and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2011 and Full Professor in 2015 (distinguished promotion). In 2016, he was appointed as Hans Thurnauer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at UIUC. He joined the Westlake University as Chair Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Dean of School of Engineering in August, 2021.

Cheng is the co-inventor of 41 issued patents and co-authored over 200 publications. Cheng’s research has made translational impact. Two nanomedicine systems he co-developed has made to clinical trials. He received a Prostate Cancer Foundation Competitive Award in 2007, a National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2008, a Xerox Award for Outstanding Research at UIUC in 2010, a NIH Director’s New Innovator Award in 2010, the Willett Faculty Scholar Award in 2013, and the UIUC Distinguished Promotion Award in 2015. He was appointed as an Associate of Center for Advanced Study at UIUC in 2014. In 2015, he was selected as one of the four inaugural Faculty Entrepreneurial Fellows in the College of Engineering, UIUC. He has also been on the list of Teacher Ranked As Excellent By Students for five times at UIUC. Cheng is Editor-in-Chief of Biomaterials Science, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK. He is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (2015), a Fellow of American Chemical Society-Division of Polymer Chemistry (2015), a Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (2016), and a Fellow of National Academy of Inventors (2020).

Current Members

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Rui Sun

Research Assistant Professor

ruisun@westlake.edu.cn

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Postdoctoral Researcher

gaomenghua@westlake.edu.cn

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Jingsong Lu

Postdoctoral Researcher

lujingsong@westlake.edu.cn

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Honggui Lv

Postdoctoral Researcher

lvhonggui@westlake.edu.cn

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Chengjie Sun

Postdoctoral Researcher

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Chongyang Wu

Research Assistant Professor

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Menghua Gao

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Xueyan Zhang

Postdoctoral Researcher

zhangxueyan@westlake.edu.cn

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Tingting Cao

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Jiafeng Zhong

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Buwei Hu

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Chenlin Ji

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Luyi Wang

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Xuetao Zheng

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Haonan Sheng

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Xiaona Hu

Research Assistant

huxiaona@westlake.edu.cn

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Xiaoyang Liu

Research Assistant

liuxiaoyang@westlake.edu.cn

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Canli Qiang

Administrative Assistant

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Xinyan Qin

Administrative Assistant

qinxinyan@westlake.edu.cn

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Ivan Song

Administrative Assistant

songchuyang@westlake.edu.cn

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Suxuan Zheng

Administrative Assistant

zhengsuxuan@westlake.edu.cn

Former Members

Former Ph.D. Graduate Students

Name

Year

Current Position

Current Affiliation

Contact

Yingfeng Yang

Ruibo Wang

Ziyuan Song

Kaimin Cai

Ryan Baumgartner

Hua Wang

Hanze Ying

Qian Yin

Nan Zheng

Jonathan Yen

Li Tang

Hua Lv

Yugang Bai

Rong Tong

Ph.D. 2021

Ph.D. 2018

Ph.D. 2017

Ph.D. 2017

Ph.D. 2017

Ph.D. 2016

Ph.D. 2016

Ph.D. 2015

Ph.D. 2015

Ph.D. 2015

Ph.D. 2012

Ph.D. 2011

Ph.D. 2010

Ph.D. 2010

Materials Scientist

Scientist

Professor

CTO

Assistant Professor

Research Scientist

Instructor

Associate Professor

Assistant Professor

Professor

Professor

Assistant Professor

Triastek

Illumina, Inc

Soochow University

Surio Therapeutics Co. Ltd

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Dow Chemical

Stanford University

Dalian University of Technology

École polytechnique federale de Lausanne

Peking University

Hunan University

Virginia Tech

Former Postdoctoral Associates

Name

Year

Current Position

Current Affiliation

Contact

Yunjiang Jiang

Shixian Lv

Menghua Xiong

Li Shen

Yanfeng Zhang

Yang Liu

Lichen Yin

Chunlai Tu

Yun-Xiang Xu

Xueyun Gao

2018-2020

2016-2018

2013-2017

2016-2017

2010-2015

2013-2015

2010-2014

2012-2014

2009-2011

2005-2006

Senior Scientist

Research Professor

Professor

Associate Professor

Professor

Associate Professor

Professor

Research Director

Associate Professor

Professor

Shenzhen Bay Laboratory

Peking University

South China University of Technology

Zhejiang Chinese Medical University

Xi'an Jiaotong University

Sun Yat-sen University

Soochow University

Shangha Jiao Tong University

Sichuan University

Beijing University of Technology

Visiting Scholars, Students and Others

Name

Lei Jiang

Yong Hu

Xu Wang

Yanming Wang

Yingchun Xia

Yunchao Jia

Xuefang Wang

Shujuan Wang

Zheng Wang

Li Chen

Chongyi Chen

Jade Zhiyu Wang

Yanjun Zhao

Yanrong Lu

Yuan Yao

Yan Li

Yanbing Lu

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Year

2019-2020

2019-2020

2018-2020

2018-2019

2017-2019

2017-2019

2017-2019

2017-2018

2016-2018

2016-2017

2016-2017

2015-2017

2016

2011-2015

2013-2014

2013-2014

2010-2011

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Current Position

Current Affiliation

Associate Professor

Professor

Associate Professor

Associate Professor

Postdoc

Lecturer

Lecturer

Associate Professor

Professor

Professor

Professor

Research Scientist

Professor

Laboratory Technician

Associate Professor

Associate Professor

Professor

China Pharmaceutical University

Nanjing University

Tianjin Medical University

Nankai University

Tsinghua University

Henan University of Technology

Qingdao University

Xi'an Jiaotong University

Tianjin University

Northeast Normal University

Ningbo University

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Tianjin University

Solenis

East China University of Science and Technology

Tongji University

Hunan University

Contact