Qufei Gu is from Suzhou (Soochow), China. He received a B.S. in Physics from Sichuan University, Chengdu, in 2011, an M.S. in Physics from University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, in 2014, and a Ph.D. in Biological Engineering & Small-Scale Technologies from University of California, Merced, in 2019. He is interested in the development of single-molecule tool in exploring DNA-protein interactions. In his spare time, he plays basketball, soccer, and crabbings.