Weiyin Wu

Senior Research Associate

Wayne has a diverse background in various industries, including semiconductor process technology, biofuels processing, and pharmaceuticals, with significant experience in process development. At ABPDU, Wayne performs downstream purification processes on fermentation media to recover bioproducts for various clients. He also develops and quantifies various analytes from fermentation media and samples requested by clients.


  • M.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of California, Davis
  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of California, San Diego

Professional Experience

  • Process Development Engineering Intern, Intrexon Corporation
  • Associate Process Scientist, Bayer Pharmaceuticals
  • Technical Program Manager, Lam Research
  • Process Engineering Intern, Lenthor Engineering
  • Math & Physics Tutor, Ohlone College

Research Experience

  • Graduate Student Research, Upstream Biofuel Processing, UC Davis Prof. Tina Jeoh’s Labortory
  • Research Assistant, UCSD Nanosystems Modeling & Simulation Laboratory

Patents, Awards & Recognition

  1. Best Poster Award, 40th Symposium on Biofuel/Chemical
  2. SAChE – Chemical Reactivity Hazards
  3. Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Professional Memberships & Certifications

  • Member, UC Davis ChemE Car
  • Member, UCSD Global Ties, Teams in Engineering Service