Founder & Chief Scientist
1981-1985 B.Sc., South China University of Technology, China
1985-1989 Ph.D., Graz University of Technology, Austria
1990-1994 Postdoc, University of Nottingham (UK) and University of Alberta (Canada)
1997-Present Professor, Tsinghua University
2003-2009 Served as the director of the Multidisciplinary Research Center of Shantou University
Professor Guoqiang Chen has been focusing his research on biosynthetic PHA and the next generation industrial biotechnology for all long.
More than 350 papers related to microbial technology and biomaterials have been published in the international academic journals such as Chemical Reviews, Chemical Society Reviews, Science, Advanced Materials, Advanced Science, Nucleic Acids Research, Nature Communications, Trends in Biotechnology, Biomaterials, Metabolic Engineering and Current Opinions in Biotechnology.
His papers on Web of Sciences have been cited more than 22,000 times(H-index 72) [Google Scholar cited more than 60,000 times, H-index 100].
He has more than 50 authorized patents and 50 public patents.
National Outstanding Scientific and Technological Workers, 2016
Hou Debang Chemical Science and Technology Award-Innovation Award, 2015
1st Min Enze Energy and Chemical Outstanding Contribution Award, 2013
Tan Jiazhen Life Science Innovation Award, 2011
Cheungkong Scholar, Ministry of Education, 2004
University Youth Teacher Award, Ministry of Education, 2004
8th Young Chinese Scientific Achievement Award, 2004
Silver award, Internationale Ausstellung, Ideen, Erfindungen und Neuheiten, Nürnberg, Germany, 2003
Mao Yisheng Science and Technology Award，2003
Winner of National Science Foundation for distinguished young scholars, 2002
2nd Class China National Invention Award, 2002
Chief scientist of the 973 Program synthetic biology and National Science and Technology Major Project
Director of the Center for Synthesis and Systems Biology at Tsinghua University
Adjunct Professor at The University of Manchester
Good Teacher and Friend to Graduate Students of Tsinghua University，2001-2006
Mei Yiqi Award, Tsinghua University, 2007-2010
Elsevier Highly Cited Chinese Researchers for 7 years
He served as the deputy editor of the following international and domestic academic journals: Chinese Journal of Biotechnology, Synthetic Biology Journal, Journal of Biotechnology, Microbial Cell Factories, Biotechnology Journal, Synthetic and Systems Biotechnology.
Editorial board member of Trends in Biotechnology, Current Opinions in Biotechnology, Metabolic Engineering, ACS Synthetic Biology, Microbial Biotechnology, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Biomaterials, Biomacromolecules, Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine and Biotechnology, Advanced Biosystems, Synthetic Biology, Metabolic Engineering Communications.