In collaboration with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and the General Hospital of Tianjin Medical University, the research team led by Professor Yuan Xubo at the School of Materials Science and Engineering of Tianjin University developed a novel class of delivery vectors for microRNA leading to clinical applications for cancer therapy.
Professor Du Xiwen’s research team at the School of Materials Science and Engineering of Tianjin University published a paper about high efficiency light trapping structure solar cells named "CdS Nanoflake Arrays for Highly Efficient Light Trapping" in Advanced Materials, a top journal in the field of materials. Also, this paper was selected as the cover story.
Tianjin University (TJU) faculty and students developed a novel tendon-driven MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) compatible robotic system for breast biopsy and brachytherapy. Concerning its design ideas and application fields, this type of robot is the first of its kind in China, as well as an internationally cutting-edge technology and research focal point.
The International Conference Center at Yanqi Lake in Beijing where the 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting was held has become the focus around the world with its distinctive Chinese style. Its lead designer is Tianjin University (TJU) alumnus Liu Fanglei, a graduate in 1994 from the TJU School of Architecture.