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Steven Wu

Assistant Professor


Churchill-Haines Labs 115

Phone: (605) 658-6744



Dr. Wu received his B.S. degree in 2007 and M.S. degree in 20210 from Hunan University (China). Then, he moved to the University of North Dakota (UND) and obtained his Ph.D degree in Analytical Chemistry in 2015. He finished his postdoctoral training at the University of Washington and joined the UND as a research assistant professor from 2017 to 2020. From Aug 2020, he joined the department of chemistry at the USD.

Teaching Interests:

Advanced Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Instrumental Analysis, Synthesis and Characterization of Nanomaterials

Research Interests:

Fluorescence biosensing and bioimaging, Nanotheranostics, Biomedicine


  • REU Site: Molecules Meet Materials, National Science Foundation. Grant Role: Supporting.