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Grace Gu


Grace Gu

Assistant Professor

University of California Berkeley, USA

Dr. Grace X. Gu is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. She received her PhD and MS in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and her BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Her current research focuses on creating new materials with superior properties for mechanical, biological, and energy applications using multiphysics modeling, artificial intelligence, and high-throughput computing, as well as developing intelligent additive manufacturing technologies to realize complex material designs.

Gu is the recipient of several awards, including the TMS Early Career Faculty Fellow Award, Sloan Research Fellowship, ACS PMSE Young Investigator Award, ASME ORR Early Career Award, ONR Young Investigator Award, DARPA Young Faculty Award, and SME Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award. She was also named as one of MIT Technology Review’s 35 Innovators under 35. She has given dozens of invited lectures and seminars, including a talk at TEDxBerkeley. Gu serves on the advisory board of Advanced Intelligent Systems, MRS Communications, and Materials Horizons.