Daniel T. Chiu

A. Bruce Montgomery Professor of Chemistry
Endowed Professor in Analytical Chemistry
Daniel Chiu

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Ph.D. Stanford University, 1998
B.S. and B.A. UC Berkeley, 1993

Daniel T. Chiu is the A. Bruce Montgomery Professor of Chemistry, Endowed Professor of Analytical Chemistry, Washington Research Foundation Professor, and Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Washington, Seattle. He is also a member of the Cancer Consortium at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He obtained a B.A. in Neurobiology and a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley in 1993, then a Ph.D in Chemistry from Stanford University in 1998. After completing postdoctoral research at Harvard University, he started in the Fall of 2000 as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the University of Washington. 

He is the author of more than 200 publications and is the inventor on over 200 issued patents. He is the recipient of various awards and honors, including the American Chemical Society National Fresenius Award and Pittcon Achievement Award. He was named a Fellow of the AAAS, Keck Distinguished Young Scholar in Biomedical Research, and an Alfred P. Sloan fellow. His research field of interest is nanomaterials, microfluidics, and new instrumentations for ultra-sensitive bioanalytical measurements and digital assays.