J.H. DAVID WU

Professor
University of Rochester

Room 206 Gavett Hall
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 14627-0166

Tel: (585) 275-8499
Fax: (585) 273-1348
Email: davidwu@che.rochester.edu

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EDUCATION

Ph.D. - Biochemical Engineering 1987
Massachusettes Institute of Technology

CURRENT POSITIONS

Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Rochester

Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester

Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester

HONORS

Fellow,American Academy of Microbiology
Divisional Lecturer,: American Society for Microbiology

General Meeting, Divsision of Fermentation and Biotechnology
(2002)
Visiting Professor, International Center of Biotechnology, Osaka University, Japan (1996)

Award for Excellence in Teaching (1991, Undergraduate Engineering Council)
Award for Excellence in Teaching (1989, Undergraduate Engineering Council)
National Distillers and Chemicals Co. Fellowship (1983-1985)
Education Ministry Award (1980-1982; Educatoin Ministry, Taiwan Government)
Sigma Xi

MAJOR RESEARCH AREAS

    1. Bone marrow tissue engineering
    2. Molecular and cellular modulation of hematopoiesis
    3. Cellulase molecular enzymology and structure

COURSES TAUGHT

Undergraduate Level
Chemical Reactor Engineering

Chemical Process Analysis

Graduate Level
Biological System Fundamentals and Analysis

Biochemical Engineering

Biotechnology and Bioengineering

Guest Lecturer
Industrial Microbiology

Cancer Biology (Section of Tumor Immunology)

Introduction to Biomedical Engineering

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Fellow: American Academy of Microbiology

Editor: Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering (1999 - present)

Editor: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology (1995 - 2001)

Section Editor: ASM Manual of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, Second Edition

Alternate Councilor (2000-2002)
Division O: Fermentation and Biotechnology, American Society for Microbiology

Advisor (1998-1999)
Division O: Fermentation and Biotechnology, American Society for Microbiology

Chair (1997-1998)
Division O: Fermentation and Biotechnology, American Society for Microbiology

Chair-Elect (1996-1997)
Division O: Fermentation and Biotechnology, American Society for Microbiology

Lecturer: Cell Culture & Tissue Reactor Engineering Short Course, University of Minnesota (2001, 2002)

Member: NIH Study Section on Restoration of Orofacial Tissues: a Biomimetic/Tissue Engineering Approach (2003)

Panelist: NSF Review Panels (2002, 2002, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1998)

Panelist: DOE Biomass Conversion Technologies Panel (2002)

Panelist DOE Microbial Genome Which Bugs 3.5 Program (1999)

Member: NIH Study Section on Biomimetics and Tissue Engineering (1999)

Panelist: DOE Energy Biosciences Review Panel (1998)

Panelist: NREL/DOE Mid-Term Cellulase R&D Workshop (1997)

Reviewer: The Portugal PRAXIS XXI Science Technology Program (1995 - 1997)

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