Jiaheng Yu graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from
Pennsylvania State University in 2015. After he graduated, he joined Dr. Kumar’s lab as a
research assistant and works with Patrick and Yuexiao, graduate students in the group, focusing
on the projects of Aquaporin-0 membrane protein purification and water desalination using
biomimetic membranes. Driven by the passion for research, Jiaheng is going to pursue a PhD
degree in chemical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Fall 2016. Meanwhile, to
advance his career in the future research, he is also a current student of the Applied Statistics
program at Penn State.