Prior to joining Technology Commercialization at the University of Minnesota, Xu Zou worked in product development in the biomedical industry at Abbott Laboratories.
During his Ph.D. candidacy, Xu interned at Technology Commercialization and was responsible for technology early commercialization assessment. Xu has seven years of research experience in a variety of disciplines including biosensors, diagnostics, materials, and renewable energy. Xu has authored over 10 peer-reviewed articles.
Xu is a registered U.S. patent agent, and holds a Ph.D. in chemistry and an M.B.A, both from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, and a B.S. in chemistry from Beijing Normal University.