Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Iowa State University, USA
Dr. Qun Wang works as assistant professor with a joint appointment in the Department of
Chemical and Biological Engineering and the Department of Civil, Construction and
Environmental Engineering at Iowa State University, as well as associate scientist at the Ames
National Laboratory of Department of Energy. He got his Ph.D. in Chemical and Petroleum
Engineering from University of Kansas in 2010. He also got another Ph.D. in Environmental
Science and Engineering from Wuhan University in 2007. Before he joined Iowa State
University, he has worked as Jorge Heller Postdoctoral Fellow in Professor Robert Langer’s Lab
at MIT and Harvard Medical School. He serves as Associate Editor of Journal of Biomedical
Nanotechnology and Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Pharmaceutics.
Dr. Wang’s areas of interest include Biomaterials, Intestinal Engineering, Nanotechnology, and Drug Delivery. In Iowa State University, Dr. Wang BINDs his research in these areas to provide innovative solutions and products for human health. His current research focuses on developing functional materials for biomedicine. Functionalized design represents a powerful
strategy for developing next generation materials for numerous emerging applications, including energy, pharmaceutics, environment and medicine. Dr. Wang will employ his multidisciplinary expertise in materials science, stem cells, microfabrication, and pharmaceutical chemistry to address and resolve the challenging problems of public health.