Hong Niu

Hong Niu

Pronouns: She/her/hers
Research Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

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PhD, The Ohio State University, 2018
MS, University of Florida, 2015
BS, Beijing University of Chemical Technology


Creates novel drug delivery systems using multi-functional biomaterials and investigate the pathways of the treatments for cardiovascular diseases


Hong Niu has a long-standing interest in new biomaterials and drug delivery, stem cell transplantation for tissue regeneration, and biomaterials-driven immunomodulation. She has over ten years of experience in polymeric biomaterials related techniques. 


Hong joined the Guan laboratory in 2015 as a PhD student at The Ohio State University after completing a master’s degree at the University of Florida. She earned her PhD in 2018, then was a postdoctoral research associate in the Guan laboratory at the Washington University in St. Louis from 2019-2022. Her bachelor's degree was in polymer science and engineering from Beijing University of Chemical Technology.