Joey Gu

Zongyu (Joey) Gu

Lecturer & Digital Learning Scientist, Chemical Engineering
Digital Learning Lab

Joey Gu is a Lecturer and a Digital Learning Scientist in the Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT. He has taught various core subjects in chemical engineering including graduate transport phenomena (10.50), graduate numerical methods (10.34), and undergraduate thermodynamics (10.213), receiving MIT’s student-nominated Teaching with Digital Technology Award in 2022. Joey works with faculty to produce digital learning content for residential teaching and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in chemical engineering, including the 10.50x Analysis of Transport Phenomena series (finalist for the 2019 edX Prize), 10.S95x Physics of COVID-19 Transmission, and 10.MBCx Math Boot Camp for Engineers. Joey received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering in 2019 from MIT for his theoretical work on multiphase flow in porous media, a M.S.CEP in 2016 from MIT, and a B.E.(Hon) in Chemical and Materials Engineering in 2013 from the University of Auckland in New Zealand.