University of Michigan, USA
Prof. Fan obtained B.S. and M.S. from Peking University (China) in 1991 and 1994, respectively, and Ph.D. in physics and optics from the University of Oregon (USA) in 2000. Between 2000 and 2004, he was a project leader at 3M Company. In 2004, he joined the Department of Biological Engineering at the University of Missouri as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2009. In January of 2010, he joined the Biomedical Engineering Department at the University of Michigan and was promoted to Full Professor in 2014. Presently he is Professor under the College of Engineering and School of Medicine.
Prof. Fan’s research lies at the interface of photonics, physics, engineering, micro/nanofluidics, nano-/biotechnologies, and biomedicine. He has >120 peer-reviewed publications and >20 issued/pending patents. Presently, he serves on the Editorial Board of Lab on a Chip under Royal Society of Chemistry.
Prof. Fan is a recipient of 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award, the Wallace H. Coulter Early Career Award, and the National Science Foundation CAREER Award. He is Fellow of Optical Society of America and Royal Society of Chemistry.