Dr. Wei Gao

Wei Gao is an Assistant Professor of Medical Engineering in Division of Engineering and Applied Science at the California Institute of Technology and a Heritage Medical Research Institute (HMRI) Investigator. He received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at the University of California, San Diego in 2014 as a Jacobs Fellow and an HHMI International Student Research Fellow. In 2014-2017, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley. He is an Associate Editor of Science Advances. He is a recipient of Pittsburgh Conference Achievement Award, Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Award, Sloan Research Fellowship, 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award, IEEE EMBS Early Career Achievement Award, IEEE Sensor Council Technical Achievement Award, MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators Under 35, and ACS Young Investigator Award (Division of Inorganic Chemistry). He is a Highly Cited Researcher (Web of Science), a World Economic Forum Young Scientist, a member of Global Young Academy, and a National Academy of Engineering’s US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium attendee. His research interests include wearable biosensors, digital medicine, micro/nanorobotics, bioelectronics, and nanomedicine.

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