Carnegie Mellon University

Xiaolei Hu

Xiaolei Hu

Graduate Student, Chemistry

  • MI-812
Carnegie Mellon University
4400 Fifth Avenue
Mellon Institute
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Ph.D. student in Chemistry, 2021.08 – Present

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA

Current research interest: developing O2-tolerant atom transfer radical polymerization for preparation of functional polymer biohybrids by high-throughput method.

Research and Teaching Experiences

Research Assistant                                      09/2018 - 2021.06

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Concordia University

  • Designed and synthesized well-defined stimuli-responsive degradable block copolymers for anti-cancer drug delivery by combination of organic synthesis and controlled radical polymerization techniques (c.a. ATRP and RAFT).

Teaching Assistant                                      09/2018 - 2021.06

Chemistry and Biochemistry Department, Concordia University

  • Mentored and supervised undergraduate students with labs and tutorials
  • Developed grading scheme and graded lab reports and quizzes.

Research Intern                                        01/2021 - 2021.06

Pharma in silica Inc., Quebec City, Quebec, Canada