Wei Lv

Wei Lv

Mr. Wei Lv is a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of South Dakota (USD). He received his Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of South Dakota in 2012 and a Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology from Heilongjiang University, China in 2009. He has around five years of experience in the development of antimicrobial technologies, including Chitosan, quaternary ammonium and N-halamines biomaterials, etc. His researches have been published in peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, Journal of Materials Science, and Biomaromolecules. His works have also been exhibited in a variety of national and international conferences. His current major research interests are focused on developing antimicrobial biomaterials for drug delivery, tissue engineering scaffolds and biomedical implants and devices. In addition, he has been invited to review manuscripts for leading journals, such as PLOS ONE and Nature Communications. He is a recipient of USD Research & Creative Activity Grants in 2014. He has been serving as a USD student chapter of the Society for Biomaterials committee member since 2010. Currently, He is the Chair for the USD student chapter of the Society for Biomaterials.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of South Dakota, USA