Principal Investigator

Yichun Wang, Ph.D

Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering,

University of Notre Dame


Postdoctoral Researcher

Yanjing Gao

PhD. Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2019

B.S., Applied Physics, Henan University, 2014

Research interest: Graphene Nanomaterials, DNA Origami

Mona Saadeldin

PhD. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Al Azhar University, 2017

B.Pharm., Ain Shams University

Research interest: Exosomes for Nanotherapeutics

Graduate Student

Runyao Zhu

M.S. Department of Polymer Science, University of Akron, 2020

B.E. Polymer Materials and Engineering, South China University of Technology, 2019

Research interest: Amyloid protein formation and inhibition

Hyunsu Jeon

M.S. Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Seoul, 2021

B.S. Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Seoul, 2018

Research interest: Biomimetic materials for 3D cell culture

James Johnston, MERITS Fellow

B.S. Department of Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2021

Research interest: Sustainable nanomaterials for biomedical applications

Gaeun Kim

B.S. Material Science and Chemical Engineering, Hanyang University, 2020

Research interest: Nanotherapeutics for cancer treatment

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Alex Sinclair

B.S.  Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware, 2021

Research interest: Nanomaterials for biosensing and drug delivery

Undergraduate Student

Daniel Hernandez ’23

De La Salle High School, 2019

Trevor Stone Jr. ’23

IB diploma, Lehigh Valley Academy, 2019

Elias Issa ’23


Postdoctoral Researcher

  • Youwen Zhang (2021-2023) Assistant Professor at Rutgers University—Camden

Undergraduate Student

  • Meghan O’Keefe (2022)

Join The Wang Lab !

We welcome postdocs and students from various backgrounds who are passionate about providing health and healing to people by bringing knowledge of science and engineering to life. Please contact Prof. Wang ( for more details!

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