Fwu-Shan Sheu, a holder of a PhD degree, is the Co-chair of Nanobiotechnology Research Focus Group, NanoCore, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative. Dr. Sheu is a Senior Research Scientist and Principle Investigator, Diabetes NanoCore Laboratory, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, National University of Singapore. Dr. Sheu obtained the B.S. degree from the National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 1981, the M.S. degree from the Northwestern University, USA, 1988, and the Ph.D. degree from the Northwestern University, USA, 1991. Dr. Sheu is a Member of the Society for Neuroscience, the International Society of Electrochemistry, and the Cellular and Molecular Cognition Society. Dr. Sheu's research interests include (1) biochemistry, molecular biology, and electrophysiology of neuronal plasticity, signal transduction, learning and memory formation, (2) nanostructures-based biosensors and devices and carbon nanotube-based electrochemical nanosensor array technology for various important biomedical applications. Dr. Sheu received a number of Honors and Awards which include (1) Teaching Assistantship, Northwestern University, 1985–1988, (2) Benton J. Underwood Summer Fellowship, Northwestern University 1986, (3) Research Assistantship, Northwestern University, 1988–1991, (4) Fogarty Visiting Fellowship, National Institutes of Health, 1991–1994, (5) The National Natural Science Foundation of China, Oversea Young Scholar Research Grant Award, 1999, (6) The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship, 2001, (7) Member of the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England, as Top 100 Scientists 2008, and (8) The Science and Technology Pioneer Award, Suzhou Industrial Park, Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, PR China 2008. Dr. Sheu is a Member of the Editorial Boards of (1) Protein and Peptide Letters, (2) The Open Chemical Physics Journal, and (3) The Open Analytical Chemistry Journal.
Biography Updated on 10 March 2011