Guoan Zheng Wins $30,000 Lemelson-MIT Caltech Student Prize

Guoan Zheng presented with the $30,000 Lemelson-MIT Caltech Student Prize by Chair Ares Rosakis

Guoan Zheng presented with the $30,000 Lemelson-MIT Caltech Student Prize by Chair Ares Rosakis

Guoan Zheng, a graduate student in Electrical Engineering working with Professor Changhuei Yang, is the winner of this year's $30,000 Lemelson-MIT Caltech Student Prize.  He was awarded the prize for his innovative development of an on-chip, inexpensive microscopy imaging technology with many potential applications, including improved diagnostics for malaria and other blood-borne diseases in the developing world. [Press Coverage]

Susan Morse (Lemelson Foundation), Professor Changhuei Yang, Guoan Zheng, Chair Ares Rosakis

Susan Morse (Lemelson Foundation), Professor Changhuei Yang, Guoan Zheng, Chair Ares Rosakis

Professor Changhuei Yang and advisee Guoan Zheng

Professor Changhuei Yang and advisee Guoan Zheng

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