113 Parkridge Ave,
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Term of Service
Hongbin Gu was elected to the Town Council in 2017. Dr. Gu is a faculty member at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She received a Ph.D. in mathematical psychology and a master’s degree in statistics from UNC-Chapel Hill. She is an active researcher in autism and child developmental delays.
Dr. Gu served on the Town of Chapel Hill Environmental Stewardship Advisory Board before being elected to the Town Council. She has volunteered for Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools in its PTA, School Improvement Teams, and advisory boards. She is the former principal and current board chair of the Chinese School at Chapel Hill. She is the organizer of the community culture event LIGHTUP.
Dr. Gu has been a Chapel Hill resident for more than 20 years. She lives with her husband Dr. Xiaofei Wang, two daughters, Rose and Iris, and two cats. She enjoys yoga, hiking and swimming in her spare time.