Zhiyou Wen

Zhiyou Wen is a CBiRC affiliate and the Director of the Iowa State University Center for Crops Utilization Research (CCUR). Dr. Wen is also a professor in the ISU Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. Learn more about Dr. Wen in his departmental profile.

Research Interests

  • Industrial fermentation
  • Food processing
  • Algae technologies


Dr. Wen received his Ph.D. in Biochemical Engineering and his M.S. in Chemical Engineering from the East China University of Science and Technology. He received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Hong Kong.