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Z. Hugh Fan

Professor and George N. Sandor Faculty Fellow
Address Larson 223 Phone: (352) 846-3021 Fax: (352) 392-7303 Website: Personal Webpage Website: Biomedical Engineering Website: Interdisciplinary Microsystems Group


Professor Fan joined UF in 2003.  His research focus is to develop microfluidics and BioMEMS technologies and apply them to biomedical applications.  Microfluidics involves device fabrication and manufacturing, study of fluid behavior in microscale, and exploiting the devices for a variety of applications including point-of-care testing, environmental monitoring, and detection of pathogens in the field.


Ph. D., 1994, University of Alberta

Teaching Interests

Fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, microfluidics

Research Interests

Microfluidics, bioMEMS (biomedical microelectromechanical systems), sensors, medical diagnostics, and bioengineering