Lequn Geng is the Associate Director of the California-Pacific-Northwest AI Hardware Hub, one of the eight Microelectronics Commons Hubs established by the U.S. Department of Defense in 2023. In this role, he oversees the day-to-day operations of the Hub Central Office and an annual budget of over $10 million.

Prior to joining the Northwest-AI-Hub, Lequn Geng was a Research Development Specialist in the Stanford Research Development Office in the Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Research. He helped professors across Stanford create competitive grant proposals to secure federal funding for large centers and strategic programs. During his tenure, he supported proposals to NSF, DOE, and DoD, leading to successful funding including for the Microelectronics Commons program.

Lequn Geng has a chemistry Ph.D. degree from the University of Michigan.

Education & Certifications

  • Ph.D., University of Michigan, Chemistry (2022)
  • B.Sc. (Hons.), Hong Kong Baptist University, Analytical and Testing Sciences (2016)