Jie Xu, Ph.D
Principal Research Scientist, GTRI: BioTech Concurrent Session Speaker
Jie Xu is a principal research scientist at Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). Dr. Xu received her BS and MS degrees in analytical chemistry from Lanzhou University and her Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from Georgia Institute of Technology at year 2000. After she finished her Ph.D. studies, Dr. Xu joined the Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices (CAMD) at Louisiana State University as a research associate to maintain an X-ray absorption beamline and assist researchers for data collection and interpretation. In 2001, she took a position at GTRI. Her current fields of interests include (a) sensors development for rapid chemical and biological detections in the applications of processing control, environmental monitoring, food safety and medical diagnostics; (b) advanced sample preparation methods for sensitive and accurate detection; (c) development of nanotechnology-based water decontamination systems; (d) alternative physical and chemical based pathogen interventions.