Gao Yu/Prof. Ian Thompson’s group
Yu Gao joined OSCAR on September 1st, 2021, as a Research Technician in Prof. Ian Thompson’s group. In 2020, he graduated from Wuhan Institute of Technology with a master’s degree in Engineering. During his master's study, he was engaged in the preparation of carbon nanomaterials as the anode materials for microbial fuel cells using biomass waste as a precursor, converting chemical energy in wastewater into electrical energy by use of microorganisms.
Yu Gao has one year’s industry experience in membrane biotechnology. He joined OriginWater membrane company as a research and development project leader in 2020. There, he participated in the development of a new electrochemical method for sterilization and disinfection to improve the safety of drinking water. He also gained mastery of the basic operations of bacteria cultivation and counting.