Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
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Loughborough University

Chemical Engineering

Tao Sun

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Dr Sun Tao

Senior Lecturer in Industrial Biotechnology

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Dr. Sun Tao obtained his BSc in Microbiology from Shan Dong University, and PhD in Chemical Engineering from the State Key Laboratory of Biochemical Engineering, Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China. He then held post-doc research assistant, associate and senior research associate appointments at Institute of Transfusion Medicine (Beijing, China); Institute of Material Research and Engineering (IMRE, Singapore); Sheffield University and Glasgow University (UK); working on fibrin sealant, liver/skin/nerve tissue engineering, computational modelling of cultured cells & tissues and epidermal wound healing processes. Due to his multidisciplinary research experience, Dr. Sun was appointed as a Lecturer in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (2011-13) at Xi’an Jiao-tong Liverpool University (XJTLU), and then a Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering (2013-2015) at Bolton University (UK). In 2015, he joined Loughborough University as a Senior Lecturer in Industrial Biotechnology.

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Biomedical Engineering, Tissue Engineering, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Bioreactor development

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