Professor Z. Hugh Fan named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Professor Z. Hugh Fan has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in the field of engineering. His election as a Fellow of AAAS is a reflection of the impact Dr. Fan’s work has had in the field of biosensors and microfluidics. Through his research, Dr. Fan has explored the various ways fluids passing through small channels and pumps can improve the detection of cancer cells, exposure to second-hand smoke, and hydrogen leaks in vehicles. In addition to receiving various awards like the Fraunhofer-Bessel Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Dr. Fan has received prestigious research awards including a National Institute of Health Career Award. In addition to being affiliated with the Department of Chemistry, and the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, Dr. Fan holds the George N. Sandor Faculty Fellow in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.