Awards (after joining at UD)

2021 Prof. Fu is named a 2021 MIT Technology Review Innovator Under 35 China.

2021 Prof. Fu is named a 2021 ACS Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE) Young Investigator, American Chemical Society (ACS)

2021  PhD student Soyeon Park received the most distinguished graduate award in composite field, Tsu-Wei and Mei-Sheng Chou Graduate Scholar Award

2021  PhD student Soyeon Park received the American Chemical Society (ACS) Travel Award

2020  Prof. Fu received Awards for Composites Excellence (ACE) in Manufacturing: Equipment and Tooling Innovation Award, The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA)

2020  Prof. Fu received ASC Young Composites Researcher Award, American Society for Composites (ASC)

2020  Prof. Fu received SAMPE Young Professionals Emerging Leadership Award, The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE)

Professional service


Co-founder, Jenny Science Association (An association for fiber and composite advancement)

Young editorial board member, Advanced Fiber Materials.

Editorial board member, Composites Part B: Engineering.

Editorial board member, Journal of Composites Science.

Editorial board member, Nanomedicine & Nanotechnology Open Access (NNOA).

Lead guest editor, special issue on the topic of "Structural and Functional Fibers and Composites", Advanced Fiber Materials.

Guest editor, special issue on the topic of "Green Synthesis and Applications of Functional Nanomaterials", Frontiers in Chemistry.


Session chair,  “Fibers and Coatings: 1D and 2D Composites", 2021 AIChE Annual Meetings, Boston, USA, NOvember 7-12, 2021.

Session chair,  “Additive Manufacturing”, SAMPE Conference & Exhibition, Long Beach, USA, 2021.

Session chair, "Additive Manufacturing with Functional Polymers, Multi-material Structures and Composites", Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), Cincinnati, USA, 2021.

Session chair, "Additive Manufacturing", SAMPE Conference & Exhibition, Seattle, USA, 2020.

Session chair, "Textile Composites", SAMPE Conference & Exhibition, Charlotte, USA, 2019.

Session chair, "Fibers for High-performance Textiles and Composites", Fiber Society Conference, Austin, USA, 2019.

Scientific committee member: The 2nd International Conference on Advances in Energy Research and Applications (ICAERA'20), Seoul, South Korea.

Scientific committee member: International Conference on Advances in Energy Research and Applications (ICAERA'20).


Journal reviewers: Science, Matter, Advanced Materials, Nature Communications, Science Advances, Additive Manufacturing, Energy Storage Materials, Composite Science and Technology, Journal of Power Sources, Composites Part A, Composites Part B, et al.