Kechun Zhang joins the BioTechnology Institute

Kechun Zhang

BTI/Chemical Engineering and Materials Science BTI welcomes Kechun Zhang, Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science. Zhang completed his PhD in chemistry at the California Institute of Technology and his postdoctorate fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles. Zhang’s research focuses on the sustainable production of biofuels, chemicals, and biologics through engineered processes including protein evolution, metabolic flux, and the design of artificial metabolic pathways. In 2013 Zhang was the recipient of the 3M Non-tenured Faculty Award and the American Heart Association National Scientist Development Grant Award.