Yingwen Hu, PhD
Scientist I, Physicochemical Characterization
Dr. Hu joined the Nanotechnology Characterization Laboratory (NCL) as a Scientist in July 2017. Her research focuses on the physicochemical characterization of nanoparticles using advanced analytical methods.
Dr. Hu received her M.D. in Pharmaceutics from the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Zhejiang University where her work focused on the development of smart polymer-based nanoparticles for different drug delivery purposes. Prior to joining the NCL, she completed her postdoc training in the Department of Chemistry at Purdue University, developing a human mAb for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases and using nano-sized magnetic beads to capture rare circulating tumor cells.