Prof. Dr. SHAN used to be a scholar of Applied Physics and Electronic Engineering in the City University of Hong Kong. As a free thinker, Guangcun's main research interests comprise advanced microsystems, magnetic compounds, device physics, low-dimensional physics, nanophotonics with applications in bio-X, MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems), optoelectronics & biophotonics, and terahertz technology.
Guangcun is also an academic policy-maker and strategic consultant, serving as a Court member in City University of Hong Kong, which is the supreme advisory body of the University.
And meanwhile Standing Committee Member, in Verein der Fudan Absolventen und Mitglieder in Deutschland (FAMD) e.V.
He is currently driving the growth of new materials and new intelligent hardware and printing & microsystem technology which has fast become the most capitalized technology in its sector. Guangcun has developed the business from Shanghai and Hong Kong, and has a lot of passions for supporting the start-up scene in the great China region.
He used to be one of the early proposers and co-planner of 上海微技术工业研究院（SITRI), which is now one of the most important entity for Shanghai on becoming a global innovation center.