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Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Guosong Hong

Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Guosong Hong’s research aims to bridge materials science and neuroscience, and blur the distinction between the living and non-living worlds by developing novel neuroengineering tools to interrogate and manipulate the brain in a minimally invasive way. Specifically, the Hong lab is currently developing ultrasound, near-infrared and microwave-based in-vivo neural interfaces with minimal invasiveness and targeted neural specificity.

Guosong received his Ph.D. degree in chemistry from Stanford University in 2014. His Ph.D. research focused on the development of a new fluorescence imaging method in the second near-infrared window (NIR-II window, 1,000-1,700 nm) to afford deep-tissue penetration in the brain and other biological tissues. During his postdoctoral training at Harvard University, Guosong developed tissue-like mesh electronics neural probes to interrogate the brain and the retina with chronic stability, and is a recipient of the American Heart Association (AHA) Postdoctoral Fellowship and the NIH Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00). Guosong joined the Stanford faculty in September 2018, and is an assistant professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute.


Postdoc training, Harvard University, Chemistry and Chemical Biology (2018)
PhD, Stanford University, Chemistry (2014)


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