Cheung Kong Professor at Tsinghua University School of Medicine, Director of National Engineering Research Center for Beijing Biochip Technology, Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering，Member of the InternationaI Academy of Sciences for Europe and Asia and National “Thousand Talents” Distinguished Professor.
Dr. Cheng received his Ph.D. degree in Forensic Sciences from the University of Strathclyde (UK) in 1992. He has been engaged and made great achievements in biotechnology researches related to both basic and clinical medicine, especially in the field of biochip technology. He has established series of biochip-based molecular typing systems for disease prevention, diagnosis and prognosis; and developed a variety of biochips for the analysis of genes, proteins and cells. Some of these chips have been certified by the Chinese Food and Drug Administration and applied in the hospital. Additionally, he has been responsible in developing and manufacturing a full line of instruments for biochips.
Dr. Cheng published 124 peer-reviewed papers, edited 8 books, and obtained 42 European and US patents. He received many awards including the National Awards for Technological Innovation.