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College of Engineering and Computing

Faculty and Staff

Guiren Wang

Title: Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Department: Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
College of Engineering and Computing
Website: Microfluidics and Bioimaging Lab
Phone: 803-777-8013
Fax: 803-777-0106

300 Main Street    
Room A221    
Columbia, SC 29208

Resources: Curriculum Vitae
Headshot of Guiren Wang


  • Ph.D., Technical University, Berlin, Germany, 1999
  • M.S., East China University of Science and Technology, 1988
  • B.S., Northwest University, China, 1983

Research Overview

Dr. Wang's research and interests include micro/nanofluidics, electrokinetics, lab-on-a-chip, far field optical nanoscopy, super-resolution imaging, cancer detection, fluorescence spectroscopy, tissue engineering, fluid dynamics, turbulence and mixing.

Selected Publications

  • Wang, G.R., Fang Yang, Wei Zhao There can be turbulence in microfluidics at low Reynolds number. LabChip, 2014. 14. 1452-1458.
  • Zhang, C.; Wang, K.; Bai, J.; Zhao, W.; Yang, F.; Wang, S.; Gu, C.; Wang, G. Visible CW laser lithography system direct fabricating nanopillar array with a λ/11 diameter; Nanoscale Research Letters, 2013. 8, 280.
  • Fang Yang, Xiaoming Yang, H Jiang, W. Butler, G. Wang. "Dielectrophoretic Separation of prostate cancer cells." Technology in cancer Research and Treatments. 12:61-70. 2013.
  • Kuang, C, G. Wang. "Far-field nanoscopic velocimeter for nanofluidics." Lab-on-a-Chip. 10, 240–245, (2010).
  • Wang, G. R. (2006) "On large scale structures and turbulent mixing in confined mixing layers under strong forcing." AIChE Journal. 52, 111-124.

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