Dr. Yuping Bao

  • Associate Professor

Contact Information

  • Office: 3470 SEC
  • Phone: (205) 348-9869
  • Fax: (205) 348-7558

Areas of Research

  • Nanobiotechnology


  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering and Nanotechnology, University of Washington, 2006
  • B.S., Chemistry, East China University of Science and Technology, China, 1998


Dr. Bao’s research interest lies in the integration of biology and nanomaterials.

  • Preparation of nanomaterials using biological scaffolds
  • Investigation of biological and environmental effects of nanomaterials
  • Developments of improved drug systems using nanomaterials.

Bao is also involved with a project for the NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenges Program.