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Dr. Ren obtained both his Bachelor's and Doctor's degree in Chemistry from Tsinghua University. He received his post-doc training with Prof. Hongkai Wu at HKUST and Prof. Richard N. Zare at Stanford University. He joined Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) Chemistry Department in 2014, and was promoted to tenured associate professor in 2020. He is serving as a Senior Academic Member of the SKLEBA at HKBU; co-founder and Associate Director of the HKAP; and the founder and Director of biomimicking microfluidics translational research center at Tsinghua Research Institute, Pearl River Delta. His research centers on micro/nanotechnologies and their applications in materials and healthcare. As corresponding author, he has published articles in Science Advances, PNAS, Biosens. Bioelectro., Lab Chip, Trends Biotech., etc. He is currently on the editorial board of Biomicrofluidics and Scientific Reports, and active reviewer for Science Advances, JACS, Energy & Environmental Science, Chemical Society Reviews, CCS Chemistry, Chemical Science, Small, etc. More information is available at: https://renkangning.wixsite.com/rengroup

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities


  • QD Chemistry
  • analytical chemistry
  • TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
  • biomedical engineering
  • microfluidics


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