Lu Wang

Lu Wang

Senior Preceptor
Lu Wang

Lu Wang is a Senior Preceptor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University, where she is involved in teaching several courses at Harvard including two undergraduate courses, Physical Sciences 10 (Quantum, Statistical, and Computational Foundations of Chemistry) and Physical Sciences 11 (Foundations and Frontiers of Modern Chemistry: A Molecular and Global Perspective ), and one graduate course, Chemistry 301hf (Scientific Teaching and Communications: Practicum). In addition to teaching, Lu serves as the Director of the Department’s Peer Study Leader Program, and oversees the pedagogical and course administration training for the Department’s preceptors.  Lu was awarded the Certificate of Excellence in Teaching multiple times by the Harvard Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, and was awarded the Star Family Prize for Excellence in First-Year Advising at Harvard.

Lu joined the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard in 2013 as a Preceptor in chemistry.  Before becoming a Preceptor, she held a two-year postdoctoral appointment at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In addition to her research on two-dimensional nanobiosensors, she also participated in developing and teaching a college chemistry curriculum in the founding year of Singapore University of Technology and Design, which is established in collaboration with MIT.  Dr. Wang received her Ph.D. in Chemistry from Harvard University in 2011, where she worked in Professor Charles Lieber‘s group to develop label-free silicon nanowire field-effect biosensors. She received her B.S. in Chemistry from Peking University in 2006.


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