Yuwei Gu


Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Weinberg Family Postdoctoral Fellow & Postdoctoral Associate
International Institute for Nanotechnology & Department of Chemistry
Northwestern University
with Prof. Chad A. Mirkin

Ph.D. in Chemistry
Department of Chemistry & Program in Polymers and Soft Matter
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
with Prof. Jeremiah A. Johnson

Visiting Student Researcher
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
with Prof. Steve Granick

B.S. in Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Department of Chemistry
Tsinghua University
with Prof. Huaping Xu

Selected Awards

2021 ACS PMSE Division Future Faculty Scholar
2021 Weinberg Family Postdoctoral Fellowship
2019 Reaxys PhD Prize, Finalist
2019 Outstanding Self-Financed Chinese Students Abroad Extraordinary Prize
2018 Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research, AIChE
2018 Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research, ACS
2018 Outstanding POLY Poster Award, ACS
2017 ExxonMobil-MIT Energy Fellow
2016 Department of Chemistry Award for Outstanding Teaching, MIT
2014 T. P. Hou Award, Tsinghua University