Ruhong Zhou

Dr. Zhou, AAAS Fellow & APS Fellow, is currently a Qiushi Chair Professor, Dean, Shanghai Institute for Advanced Study, and Director, Instiute of Quantitative Biology, Zhejiang University. Prior to join SIAS at ZJU, he was an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Columbia University. His main research interests focus on quantitative biology, biophysics, and bio-nano interface (nanomedicine). Dr. Zhou has authored and co-authored more than 280 journal publications (including 32 in Science, Nature, Cell, Nature subjournals, and PNAS) with 18000+ citations (H-index 71), and 32 patents, delivered 300+ invited talks at major conferences and universities worldwide. He is part of the IBM BlueGene team that won the 2009 National Medal on Technology (presented by President Obama). He has also won the IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award (the highest technical award within IBM; 10 times), the IBM Outstanding Innovation Award (twice), and many IBM Research Division Awards. He also won the American Chemical Society DEC Award on Computational Chemistry. He was elected to AAAS Fellow (American Association of Advancement of Science) and APS Fellow (American Physical Society) in 2011, and IBM Distinguished Research Staff Member in 2014. He received his PhD in Chemical Physics from Columbia University, MS in Theoretical Physics and BS in Physics both from Zhejiang University.