Cheng Gong is a Biomedical Engineering Ph.D. student at SEAS who’s passionate about supporting our community. As a University Senator, he is willing to help foster connections within the University schools and students, and with the community outside Columbia, to make positive impacts at Columbia University. Before joining CU, He has gained a M.S. in Optical Sciences at Wyant College of Optical Sciences, The University of Arizona. He always enjoys using the art of optics to solve Healthcare and Life Sciences problems and is attracted by Lab-to-Market Biomedical Innovation. Aside from his studies, he is enthusiastic about gourmet food from different cultures, rolling in a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gym, visiting galleries & museums, and traveling.