Westlake University is proud to welcome Professor Ting Zhu, a renowned expert in mirror biology. As Chair Professor of this fascinating and growing scientific discipline, Professor Zhu will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the school’s students and faculty. Read on to learn more about how this distinguished scientist is helping to shape the future of mirror biology research!
Introduction to Ting Zhu
Professor Ting Zhu, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua-Peking Center for Life Sciences, Tsinghua University
Ting Zhu earned a B.E. in engineering mechanics from Tsinghua University, an M.S. in mechanical engineering from MIT, a Ph.D. in health sciences and technology from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, and postdoctoral training from the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences at MIT and the Department of Molecular Biology at Massachusetts General Hospital. In 2011, he started working at Tsinghua University’s School of Biological Sciences.
Biography of Ting Zhu
1999-2003 Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University Bachelor, outstanding graduate, graduated early
2003-2005 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of Mechanical Engineering Master
2005-2010 Harvard-MIT Department of Health Science and Technology (HST) PhD
2010-2011 MIT Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences/Massachusetts General Hospital Postdoctoral Fellow
2011-2016 Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University
2016-2019 Tsinghua University School of Life Sciences Ten-term Associate Professor
2019-2022 Tsinghua University School of Life Sciences Ten-term Professor
2022-present School of Life Sciences, Westlake University Chair Professor of Mirror Biology
Westlake University’s Mirror Biology Program
Westlake University’s Mirror Biology program is one of the world’s most innovative and cutting-edge programs. The program is designed to help students understand and apply the concepts of mirror biology to real-world situations.
The Mirror Biology program at Westlake University is one of the few programs in the world that offers students the opportunity to study mirror biology in an immersive and hands-on environment. The program provides students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in a career in this rapidly growing field.