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Mechanical Engineering

Guiren Wang

Associate Professor

Guiren Wang E-mail:
Phone: 803.777.8013
Fax: 803.777.0106
Office: 300 Main Street
Room A221
Columbia, SC 29208
Links: Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Wang's research and interests include micro/nanofluidics, lab-on-a-chip, far field optical nanoscopy, super-resolution imaging, cancer detection, fluorescence spectroscopy, tissue engineering, fluid dynamics, turbulence and mixing.


  • Ph.D., Technical University of Berlin, Germany, 1999
  • M.S., East China University of Science and Technology, 1988
  • B.S., Northwest University, China, 1983

Selected Publications

  • G. R. Wang, Fang Yang, Wei Zhao, There can be turbulence in microfluidics at low Reynolds number. LabChip, 2014. 14. 1452–1458.
  • Fang Yang, Xiaoming Yang, H Jiang, W. Butler, G. Wang. "Dielectrophoretic Separation of prostate cancer cells." Technology in cancer Research and Treatments, 12:61-70. 2013.
  • Zhang, C., Wang, K., Bai, J., Zhao, W., Yang, F., Wang, S., Gu, C., Wang, G., Nanopillar array with a λ/11 diameter fabricated by a kind of visible CW laser direct lithography system. Nanoscale Research Letters, 2013. 8, 280.
  • Kuang, C, W. Zhao,G. Wang, "Far-field optical nanoscopy based on continuous wave laser stimulated emission depletion." Review of Scientific Instruments 81, 053709, (2010).
  • Kuang, C, G. Wang. "Far-field nanoscopic velocimeter for nanofluidics." Lab-on-a-Chip. 10, 240–245, (2010).
  • Wang, G. R. (2006) "On large scale structures and turbulent mixing in confined mixing layers under strong forcing." AIChE Journal. 52, 111-124