Dr. Yuguo Zheng

  • Academician at the Chinese Academy of Engineering
  • Director of Academic Committee of Zhejiang University of Technology
  • Dean of College of Biological Engineering

Dr. Zheng is an established expert in the technological innovation of biological manufacturing engineering. He has established a new system of biological organic synthesis technology that integrates biotechnology, organic synthesis, and chemical engineering principles. This research has resulted in the successful development of new biosynthesis methods for acarbose (glucosidase inhibitor) and a series of new technologies for the creation and industrial application of biocatalysts.  Dr. Zheng has successfully established more than 30 innovative industrial production lines for pharmaceutical, pesticide, and nutritional chemical applications. A graduate of Zhejiang University of Technology, Dr. Zheng been recognized with the Ho Leung Ho Lee Science and Technology Progress Award, second prize National Technology Invention Award, second prize National Science and Technology Award, first prize Zhejiang Province Science and Technology Progress Award, Chinese Patent Excellence Award and the Zhejiang Patent Gold Award. Dr. Zheng currently serves as the director of the Academic Committee of Zhejiang University of Technology, the dean of the College of Biological Engineering, the director of the National and Local Joint Engineering Research Center for Chiral Biomanufacturing, and also serves as the chairman of the Zhejiang Society of Biological Engineering, the chairman of the Pharmaceutical and Chemical Professional Committee of the Chinese Chemical Society, the vice chairman of the Biotechnology and Bioengineering Teaching Steering Committee of the Ministry of Education, and the chairman of the Yangtze River Delta Innovation Alliance.