Yuguo Ding was born in Taixing, China. He attended Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology to study applied chemistry in 2014, then he went to the University of Reading as an exchange student and received Bachelor degree in 2018. He then studied in the University of Manchester to do a MSc in polymer material science and engineering, his MSc project was focused on preparation and characterisation of photo-responsive hydrogel beads using microfluidic technique. After graduation, he started PhD in Bradley group in 2020, his research is about the synthesis of Stenhouse adducts based polymers for biomedical application.
In his spare time, yuguo enjoys playing video games, cooking and travelling.