Dr. Yugen Zhang
Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
Yugen Zhang is the principal research scientist and team leader at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN), Singapore. He graduated in Geochemistry at University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), China, where he also received his PhD in Chemistry in1992. After that, he joined the same university as faculty, and was promoted to Professor in 1999. He worked at organometallic lab, Riken in 1996 – 1997 as visiting scientist and in 2000-2001 as Riken Fellow. Before he joined IBN, he worked in Harvard University as research associate for three years (2002-2004). He has co-authored more than 130 papers and 20 patents. His main research areas are green catalysis, nano-structured materials and their application in sustainable technology.