Zhaowei Chen, Ph.D.


Zhaowei Chen is currently a Professor in the College of Chemistry at Fuzhou University and an Adjunct Professor in the College of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Zhejiang University. He received his B.E. degree at Northwestern Polytechnical University in 2010, and Ph.D. degree in Inorganic Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2016. Then, he worked as a Postdoc sequentially in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at the UNC and NCSU, Argonne National Laboratory and University of California-Los Angeles. His group focuses on design and synthesis of bioinspired and biomimetic materials for artificial cells, nanomedicine, biocatalysis, and X-ray optogenetics applications.