Tsinghua University Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tsinghua University School of Medicine. Chairman and President, CapitalBio Corporation
Tsinghua University Professor at Tsinghua University School of Medicine, Director of National Engineering Research Center for Beijing Biochip Technology, Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering，Member of the InternationaI Academy of Sciences for Europe and Asia.
Dr. Cheng received his Ph.D. degree in Forensic Sciences from the University of Strathclyde (UK) in 1992. He has been engaged and made great achievements in biotechnology researches related to both basic and clinical medicine, especially in the field of biochip technology. He has established series of biochip-based molecular typing systems for disease prevention, diagnosis and prognosis; and developed a variety of biochips for the analysis of genes, proteins and cells. Some of these chips have been certified by the Chinese food and Drug Administration and applied in the hospital. Additionally, he has been responsible in developing and manufacturing a full line of instruments for biochips.
Dr. Cheng published 153 peer-reviewed SCI papers in Nature Biotechnology and other journals, edited 8 books, obtained 179 national patent，134 European and US patents. He received many awards including Second Prize of the National Awards for Technological Innovation twice.