George Guo Qiang Chen
George Guo-Qiang CHEN received his BSc and PhD from South China University of Technology in 1985 and Graz University of Technology (Austria) in 1989, he also conducted research in 1990-1994 as a postdoc at University of Nottingham in UK and University of Alberta in Canada, respectively. He has been focusing his research on microbial metabolic engineering and biomaterials since 1986. After joining Tsinghua University in 1994, he has been actively promoting the microbial Bio- and Material Industries in China. Professor Chen has more than 25 years of R&D experiences on microbial physiology, microbial production and applications, has published over 160 international peer reviewed papers with over 3500 citations (H-Index 30) in areas of microbial biotechnology and biomaterials. With over 23 issued patents and 29 pending patents, Prof. Chenâ€™s technologies have been provided to several companies that succeed in mass production of microbial polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA). ations.
Microbial production and applications
Application of PHA as tissue engineering materials
Applications of PHA as biodegradable materials and as biofuels