Hang Lu headshot

Hang Lu, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Innovation
Professor, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Director, Georgia Tech Interdisciplinary Bioengineering Graduate Program
Email Address
hang.lu [at] gatech.edu

Hang Lu has been a Georgia Tech faculty member since 2005 and holds the C.J. “Pete” Silas Chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Her research focuses on microfluidics, data science, automation, and quantitative imaging, with applications in neurobiology, cell biology, cancer, and biotechnology.

As director of the interdisciplinary BioE program, she and her team support more than 120 graduate students across the College. She collaborates with approximately 160 participating faculty from engineering, computing, sciences, and design, as well as Emory’s School of Medicine, to provide interdisciplinary research opportunities.

Lu also serves as the associate director of the Southeast Center for Mathematics and Biology (SCMB), a $10 million initiative has been supported by NSF and the Simons Foundation since 2018. Georgia Tech leads the initiative, with partners that include the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Duke.