Dr. Jingfeng Bai is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering. He received his Ph.D. degree in Precision Instrumentation and Mechanics from Harbin Institute of Technology in 2001. From 2002 to 2003, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow studying physical techniques for tumor therapy at the Biomedical Instrumentation Research Institute in the Department of BME, SJTU. His current research focuses on therapeutic ultrasound, design of intelligent medical instrument, and the standards of medical devices.
Dr. Xinyu Chai is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering. He received his Ph.D. degree in BME from Xi'an Jiao Tong University in 1998. From 2001 to 2010, he was an Associate Professor and Professor of SJTU Department of BME. The main research interests in his group include: Neural engineering; artificial visual prostheses; visual psychophysics; brain intrinsic optical imaging; and photoacoustic tomography.
Professor Yazhu Chen is a Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering and Professor of Biomedical Engineering, who is a world renowned authority in biomedical engineering and high voltage technology. She graduated from SJTU. During her early career, she conducted research in the field of high voltage technology, over-high voltage protection and numerical computation of static electrical field for high voltage systems. During early 1980s, she led the research and development of non-invasive treatment of kidney stones, and has become one of the pioneers in the interdisciplinary research on medicine and engineering. Her team successfully developed extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in 1985, which was granted the First Prize of National Science and Technology Advancement Award in 1987. This innovative technology has been used successfully to treat millions of kidney stone patients, which has generated great economical and social benefits. Since late 1990s, Professor Chen's work has focused on the development and clinical applications of physical therapy technology for tumor, which have led to several major achievements in the field of therapeutic ultrasound. She was the first to propose the concept of integrated modalities for tumor treatment. Integrated modalities for tumor treatment is a multimodality therapy that combines phased array high-intensity focused ultrasound with chemotherapy and radiotherapy. This concept has been widely recognized by her peers. Professor Chen has had over 300 research papers published, and over 30 invention patents approved by Chinese Patent Office.
Dr. Yao Chen is Professor of Biomedical Engineering. His research interests include: Neuronal mechanism of brain cognition functions, such as visual attention, learning and memory; visual function recovery and visual prosthesis; neural information processing in brain-machine interface; and new methods and techniques for visual information processing in the brain. He studied neuronal mechanism of visual attention by training monkeys to do attention tasks in different difficulties, and recording neuronal activity in visual cortex with chronically implanted micro-electrode array. His findings were reported as a cover story in Nature Neuroscience.
Dr. Xianting Ding is professor at School of Biomedical Engineering, Institute for Personalized Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He received his Ph.D. degree from Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2012. His research interests focus on developing Personalized Therapy and Precision Medicine, including: 1) developing bio-sensors for early detection of cancer, infectious disease, metabolic diseases, age-related diseases, cardiovascular diseases, based on cellular electrochemical, impedance, mechanical and photonic signaling; 2) developing personalized treatment; optimizing drug combinations; studying drug-drug interactions; building up models for bio-complex systems, based on Feedback System Control (FSC), Microfluidics and Bio-MEMS; 3) Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) modernization, extraction, purification, and re-combination for treating ischemia, osteoporosis and depression.
He participated in the early investigation and development for 3 international research centers, including Institute for Cell Mimetic Space Exploration (CMISE, funded by NASA), Center for Cell Control (CCC, funded by NIH) and Institute for Personalized Medicine (IPM, funded by Chinese Central Organization Department). He is now leading 16 combinatorial-drug-optimization related international projects. He is the editorial board member for Scientific Reports and Journal of the Association for Laboratory Automation (JALA), the reviewer for 7 journals, published 50 peer reviewed journal papers and filed 20 national or international patents.
He has published over 70 SCI journal papers, including Science Advances, Biosensors & Bioelectronics, Biofabrication, Nature Communications, PNAS, Nature Protocols, Analytical Chemistry. He has filed over 30 national and international patents.
Dr. Yuan Feng is an associate professor of biomedical engineering. Dr. Yuan Feng earned a B.S. degree in Thermo
Energy and Power Engineering in 2006 and an M.S. degree in Mechatronics in
2008, both from Harbin Institute of Technology in China. In 2008, he earned a
Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis
with Dr. Philip Bayly. His postdoctoral training was at Washington University
School of Medicine with Dr. Yanle Hu in 2013, and at the University of Texas at
Austin with Dr. Michael Sacks in 2014. He was a faculty member at Soochow
University from late 2014 to 2017. Since 2018 he moved to Shanghai Jiao Tong
University and joined the School of Biomedical Engineering. His research
interests are MR image-guided neuro-intervention, MR elastography, and traumatic
brain injury (TBI). He is a licensed professional engineer in the State of
Missouri and a member of ASME, AAPM, and NSPE. He has authored or coauthored 22
referred papers, 1 book, and 10 patents.
Director of State Key Lab of Oncogenes and Related Genes
Director of Med-X-Renji Hospital Stem Cell Research Center
Dean of School of Biomedical Engineering
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Prof. Wei-Qiang Gao received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1989 and did his post-doctoral research at Columbia University and the Rockefeller University. From 1993-2010. He had been a Scientist, Senior Scientist and Group/Project Leader at Genentech, Inc.. Dr. Gao has made important contributions to the fields of neuroscience, stem cells and tumorigenesis. In early 1990’s, he made important contributions to the mechanisms of cerebellar granule neuronal differentiation. His group then pioneered research on development and regeneration of inner ear hair cells at Genentech and changed the traditional view that mammalian inner ear hair cells cannot regenerate. He was invited to speak at the Nobel Conference “To Restore Hearing” organized by the Karolinska Institute in Sweden in 2002. More recently, his group worked on “stem cells and tissue regeneration” and “cancer research and cancer stem cells” and published a paper in Nature in 2008 to report for the first time that a single adult stem cell is capable of generating a functional prostate organ. Dr. Gao has published 58 papers as either corresponding or the first author, including Nature, Cell, Science, Neuron, Nature Neuroscience, Nature Communications, Gastroenterology, PNAS， etc. and has been granted 48 US patents. He is a scholar of national “Thousand-Talents Program”, a recipient of ‘”Overseas Outstanding Young Investigators” award from the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and the Chief Scientist of a program project from the Ministry of Science and Technology of China and a key grant from the National Natural Science Foundation of China. He has served as a reviewer for grant proposals of Wellcome Trust in UK, NIH in US, and NSFC and 36 journals including Nature, Nature Medicine, Nature Cell Biology, Nature Communications, Cancer Cells, PNAS, ect..
Dr. Hongchen Gu is Associate Dean of SJTU School of BME. He received his Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering in 1992 from East China University of Science and Technology. From 1994 to 1995, he was a visiting professor at Pennsylvania State University. From 2008 until now, Dr. Gu served as the Dean of Nano-biomedical Research Center at School of BME.
Dr. Gu’s research interest lies in controlled synthesis of nanomaterials, surface modification and its applications in biomedical science. In recent years, his research on nanomaterials for diagnostics and therapy of important diseases has reached meaningful results. Several achievements have already been transformed to clinic successfully. Dr. Gu and his group has published more than 200 academic articles and applied for more than 30 patents.
Dr. Bobo Gu received his Ph.D. degree in Optical Engineering from Zhejiang University in 2012. After postdoctoral training at the Nanyang Technological University, he joined Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2017, where he is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering. His research focuses on the design and synthesis of functional inorganic and organic nanomaterials and exploration of their applications in sensing, imaging, and therapy.
Dr. Dong-Yun Gu is a Professor-Level Senior Engineer of Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital affiliated to SJTU School of Medicine, and an Adjunct Associate Professor of SJTU School of BME. She is the Deputy Director of the Engineering Research Center of Digital Medicine and Clinical Translation, Chinese Ministry of Education. She obtained her Ph.D. degree from SJTU in 2011. She is a Member of the Standing Committee of the Digital Medicine of Chinese Medical Association. In recent years, she has been the investigators of 8 national and municipal scientific research projects, supported by Ministry of Science and Technology of China, NSFC, National Key Technology R&D Program, and Shanghai Municipal Science and Technology Commission, etc. She has published over 50 peer reviewed journal papers, and has been the Editor-in Chief of 1 monograph, 3 translational monographs and participated in the edition of 5 monographs. She has won twice the Award of Excellent Research Papers of Chinese Medical Association. She has also obtained 3 National Invention Patents, as well as 5 software copyrights. Prof. Dong-Yun Gu's main research interests include: Mobile digital medicine; modeling and simulation of human motion as well as feature recognition; computer-aided diagnosis and surgical planning; and orthopaedic biomechanics and rehabilitation engineering.
His research interests include Pattern Recognition, Computer Vision, Medical Image Analysis, Computer Graphics&Virtual Reality, Image guided Surgery and Therapy. Dr.Gu is the authorof over 200 papers on related research area, and isa senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE);the social chair and PC member of the 27th IEEE EMBS conference in Shanghai. He was awarded the best poster in the 17th congress of computer assisted radiology and surgery (CARS) in London, UK, in 2003. He served as an associate editor for both the IEEE Trans. On Information Technology in Biomedicine and the International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. He is also active in the international research groups of ISBI, MIAR, ITAB and EMBC.
Dr. Xiaoli Guo is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering. She received her Ph.D. degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2008, and then worked as an Assistant Professor. Her research interests include neural plasticity and rehabilitation after neural injury, such as stroke, amputation and Parkinson's Disease.
Dr. Yan Guo is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering. She obtained her Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from SJTU in 2005. She has worked as a faculty member of SJTU since 2005. From 2009, she became an Associate Professor of SJTU. Her research interests include: Molecular mechanism during the development of gastric cancer; transcription network of organogenesis; and new technologies in single cell system biology.
Dr. Shigang He is a Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering at SJTU. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Neuroscience from Australian National University in 1995. He was a Research Fellow at Mass. General Hospital, Harvard Medical School/HHMI from 1994 to 1997, an NHMRC Senior Research Officer at University of Queensland from 1997 to 1999, a PI in the Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences from 1999 to 2004, a PI at Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences from 2005 to 2011. He started his current position as a Distinguished Professor in the School of BME from 2012. His main research interests include form, function, development and diseases of mammalian retinal neurons.
Dr. Hao He is currently an associate professor on Biophotonics. He got the B.S. from the Special Class for the Gifted Young in the University of Science and Technology of China. In 2010, he got the PhD degree from the department of Electronics Engineering in the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Since 2011, he worked as an associate professor in the Ultrafast laser Laboratory in the College of Precision Instrument and Optoelectronics Engineering in Tianjin University. Since 2014, he moved to the school of Biomedical Engineering in Shanghai Jiao Tong University. His research focuses on the precise stimulation and modulation of cellular signaling and functions by femtosecond lasers, novel microscopy systems, and applications of such technologies in vivo. Currently he has published more than 20 SCI papers as the first or corresponding author, two on Nature Photonics and two highlighted by Nature Photonics. His research is supported by the NSFC funding, and awarded as the JSPS oversea fellowship. He was invited as the Global Science Course (GSC) Lectureship, and a member of ImPACT project supported by the Japan Cabinet office.
Dr. Hao He is a full-time professor in Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He got the B.S. in the University of Science and Technology of China in 2006 and the PhD degree in the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2010 respectively. Since 2011, he worked as an associate professor in the Ultrafast laser Laboratory in Tianjin University. Since 2014, he joined the School of Biomedical Engineering in SJTU. His research focuses on the precise stimulation and modulation of cellular signaling and functions by femtosecond lasers, novel microscopy systems, and applications of such technologies in vivo. His research is supported by the NSFC funding, and awarded as the JSPS oversea fellowship. He was invited as the Global Science Course (GSC) Lectureship.
Dr. Chenxi Hu is a Tenure-Track Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU). Hu earned his Bachelor degree in 2009 in Electrical Engineering at Hunan University, Hunan, China, and subsequently went to the USA to pursue a PhD in Electrical Engineering at Auburn University in Alabama. During the time, he also completed a Master degree in Applied Mathematics. In 2015, Hu started his postdoctoral training with Professor Dana Peters at the Department of Radiology in Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Hu joined SJTU in June 2019. The primary research focus of Dr. Hu has been on development of novel MRI techniques, including advanced pulse sequences, image reconstruction algorithms, and intelligent image processing methods to improve clinical value and cost-effectiveness of cardiac MRI. Hu has published close to 10 peer-reviewed papers as the first/corresponding author and more than 20 scientific abstracts, and served as a reviewer for several major MRI and clinical imaging journals. Hu is the Winner of 2018 ISMRM W. S. Moore Young Investigator Award, based on his work on improving motion robustness of the dark-blood turbo-spin-echo sequence. Hu is a member of ISMRM and SCMR (Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance).
Dr Hu Haibo received his B.S. degree and M.S. degree in Department of precision instrument from Harbin Institute of Technology in 1995 and 1997, received his Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering from Shanghai Jiaotong University. He leads a team to design and develop the system of PACS, implemented in above 600 hospitals, and win Third Prize of Shanghai Municipal Science & Technological Advancement Award.
Qiu Huang received her Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Utah and postdoctoral training at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Since July 2009, she has been with the School of Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and is now a Research Professor. She is also an Adjunct research professor at the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Ruijin Hospital. She has been involved in a number of research projects and has co-authored more than 80 scientific papers and 10 patents. Her research interests involve (1) nuclear medicine imaging instrumentation design. For instance, her team developed a fully wearable brain PET system and is planning to investigate mental diseases and functions with this novel system. (2) imaging algorithm design, including the dynamic PET and SPECT reconstruction algorithms for early diagnosis of diseases. (3) image processing and analysis, for example developing deep learning methods in image reconstruction and in radiom
ics to target clinical problems.
Yani Kang joined Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2010. During the past few years, she has being involved in developing and applying cutting-edge high throughput genomic technologies to explore genome function.Her research interests include: 1) Mechanism of antitumor drugs; 2) Epigenetics in stem cell; 3)Transcriptional network in tumor cell. She has published more than 20 papers and carried out several projects by NSFC, 973 Program and SATCM foundations as a key staff or major participant.
Dr. Hua Li is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering. He received his Ph.D. degree in Biomathematics & Biostatistics in 2010 from the University of Texas, Health Science Center at Houston & MD Anderson Cancer Center. In 2011, he did his postdoctoral work in the Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He joined the faculty of SJTU in 2012. Currently his research interests include: (1) Data mining with the next-generation sequencing data; and (2) prediction of gene and protein's functions based on the topology of biological networks.
Dr. Ping Liu is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering. She received her Ph.D. degree in BME from SJTU in 2005. In 2008, Dr. Liu became an Associate Research Professor of SJTU Med-X Research Institute. Dr. Liu has been an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering since 2011. From 2009 to 2010, she worked as a Visiting Scholar at Argonne National Laboratory (USA). Her major research interest is synchrotron radiation-based medical imaging.
Dr. Ning Lan is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of University of Southern California. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University in 1989. In 1995, he helped organizing the Neural Engineering Committee of the Chinese Society for Neuroscience, and served as its Funding Associate Director. Professor Lan is a Senior Member of IEEE/EMBS. He also served as Assistant Editor of IEEE Trans on Rehabilitation Engineering (now IEEE Trans on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering), and Associate Editor of Chinese Rehabilitation Theory and Practice. In 2009, he joined the faculty of the Med-X research Institute as an Academic Leader. His research interests include: Neural control of movements; neural rehabilitation engineering; and speech processing in cochlear implants for tonal language.
Dr. Haiyan Li is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering. She received her Ph.D. degree from Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2005. After graduation, she worked in Unilevel Research China through April 2006. Then she did postdoctoral research in Monash University in Australia, and in INSERM. She joined the faculty of SJTU School of Biomedical Engineering in 2011. She has published 34 SCI papers with a total impact factor over 80, which have been cited over 700 times. She has also obtained 'Pujiang Scholar Program Award' of Shanghai municipality. The main research interests in her group include: Bone tissue engineering and angiogenesis in tissue engineered constructs, including development of new biomaterials for stimulating angiogenesis in tissue-engineered constructs and investigation of the related mechanisms
Dr. Liming Li received her PhD degree in biomedical engineering from Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College in 1998. Since April 1998, Dr. Li had been a Postdoctoral Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Sciences (JSPS) at Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan, and a foreigner scientist at the University of Tokyo. From 2007-2015, she had been an associated professor in Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and has become a professor since 2016. Her research has been supported by Shanghai Pujiang Program and the National Natural Science Foundation of China. She is also a PI of the National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program). She has published about 80 peer-reviewed journal papers and conference proceedings, and three international book chapters. Her main research directions include neural engineering，neural prostheses and rehabilitation of neural functions, brain mechanisms of electrical stimulation to neural systems and its medical application, neural informatics.
Dr. Song Li is a Visiting Chair Professor of SJTU School of BME.
He is a Professor of Bioengineering at UC Berkeley. Prof. Li received
his Ph.D. degree from University of California, San Diego, in 1997. He
has published more than 100 peer-reviewed full-length articles in
international journals including PNAS, JCS, JBC, Biomaterials and
Nano letter, as well as 12 book chapters, 5 patents and more than 110
conference & symposium proceedings and abstracts. He gave more
than 100 invited lectures and talks. He is an AIMBE Fellow, and also
won a number of honors and awards, such as Whitaker Foundation
Research Award in 2002, Hellman faculty Award in 2004, Scientific
Development Award of American Heart Association in 1999. Dr. Li is
actively involved in expanding the curriculum and promoting
graduate/undergraduate research activities in the area of cell and
tissue engineering. Dr. Li has introduced a new course on Cell and
Tissue Engineering, which is offered in the summer program at SJTU.
His research interests include: Vascular cell and tissue engineering;
stem cell engineering; mechano-chemical signal transduction;
biomimetic matrix and molecules; bioinformatics and applications in
tissue engineering; and molecular dynamics.
Dr. Xiaowei Li is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering in 2007 from the University of Virginia. From 2007 to 2008, he worked in the Department of Electrical Engineering of University of Virginia as a Research Associate. He joined Shanghai Center for Systems Biomedicine in 2008 as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2010. He has co-authored 30 peer-reviewed papers including a cover paper in Journal Physical Chemistry A. He has had 11 patents and received grants from major funding agents including NSFC. The main research interests of his group include: super-resolution optical imaging, tissue clearing and 3D imaging.
Dr. Xinhui Li received his B. S. degree from University of Science and Technology of Chinain 2000. Then he worked as a research assistant in SJTU and received his Ph. D. degree inbiomedical engineering from SJTU in 2008. After that he worked as a visiting-scholar inUniversity of Virginia (USA). He became an assistant professor in school of biomedical engineering, SJTU in 2013.
Dr Yao Li received her B.S.
degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2002, and her Ph.D. degree from
the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 2008. She then worked in Stony
Brook medical center as a postdoctoral associate. She joined the School of
Biomedical Engineering in Shanghai Jiao Tong University as an associate
professor in 2010. She is currently the assistant dean of institute for medical
imaging technology in Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Dr. Li was supported by
many research agencies including the National Science Foundation in China,
Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Education of China, and
Shanghai Municipal Science and Technology Committee, etc. She is the associate
editor of BMC Neuroscience, guest
editor of Stem Cells International. She is the senior member of
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), member of International
Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) and member of Organization
of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM). Her research interests include ultrahigh
resolution magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging, multimodal functional magnetic
resonance imaging, and clinical study in brain function and disorders.
Dr. Guan Ning Lin is a Professor of Special Appointment (Eastern Scholar) at the School of Biomedical Engineering. He joined Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2016. He received both his B.S. and M.S. degree in computer science from Baylor University (TX, USA) and Ph.D. in informatics from University of Missouri (MO, USA). He then joined the Department of Psychiatry at University of California, San Diego, as a postdoctoral fellow.
Dr. Lin’s main research effort has been the development and application of new analytic methods that elucidate the underlying network organization in multi-dimensional data, permitting integration of genomic and genetic data with phenotype data on a large scale. One area of basic investigation has been in the analysis of transcriptome data where he uses network biology approaches to understand brain transcriptome organization, which connects genetic risk for disease in autism to brain circuitry and molecular function both in human, and in vitro and in vivo model systems. The goal is to develop effective therapeutics for neurologic and psychiatric disorders, including autism and schizophrenia.
In recent years, Dr. Lin has published various research paper in high impact journals, including Nature Communication, Neuron, Cell, American Journal of Human Genetics, etc.
Dr. Jie Luo, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. B.S. in Chemistry in 2007 Peking University, Ph.D. in 2012 Washington University in St. Louis. In 2013, she joined Research Lab of Electronics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a postdoctoral fellow, and in 2015, the Fetal-Neonatal Neuroimaging and Developmental Science Center (FNNDSC) at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School as a research fellow. Dr. Luo is currently supported by grants from the Shanghai Sailing Program as well as the Ministry of Science and Technology. Dr. Luo has been a member of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) and Overseas Chinese Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (OCSMRM) since 2009, and was elected Junior Fellow of the ISMRM Society in 2016. She serves as ad-hoc reviewer for journals of NMR in Biomedicine, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, and the Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease.
Dr. D. M. Czajkowsky is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering and a member of the Bio-ID center. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Biophysics from the University of Virginia in 2000. He then worked at the University of Virginia as a Research Associate until 2010, when he was awarded a Young International Fellowship from the Chinese Academy of Sciences. With this fellowship, he did his research at Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics full time until 2012. He was appointed as a professor at SJTU in 2013. Dr. Czajkowsky has published over 40 journal articles in journals including PNAS, JACS, ACS Nano, EMBO Mol Med, Appl. Phys. Lett. and two Nature sister journals, two of which were selected by the Faculty of 1000. His h-index is 20 (ISI).There are two main directions of the research in his group: single molecule studies of proteins and DNA and instrumentation development for systems biology and nanotechnology. For the former, there are projects focused on (1) understanding the mechanisms by which bacterial pore-forming toxins spontaneously self-assemble into membrane spanning complexes; (2) identifying the key processes by which chromosomal DNA is replicated in space and time within human cells; and (3) examining modifications that optimize a novel polymeric Fc-fusion protein complex for clinical applications. For the latter, there are projects focused on (1) the development of the biological cryo-atomic force microscope and (2) a unique multiplex magnetic tweezers device for studies of single protein complexes and mechanical properties of cancer tissue, respectively.
Bin Ma, PhD, Associate Professor. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences in 2005 at Lanzhou University, China, and his Master’s degree in Medical Pharmaceutical Sciences with distinction cum laude in 2007 at University of Groningen, The Netherlands. In 2012, Bin Ma completed his PhD at University of Twente, The Netherlands, and won the 2011 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad. From 2013 to 2015, heperformed his postdoctoral research at University of Zurich and University Children’s Hospital Zurich, Switzerland. In September 2015, Dr. Ma joined the School of Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. In 2016, he won the title of Shanghai Young Eastern Scholar
Dr. Chuanxin Niu studied electrical engineering (B.S. 2006) at Beijing Institute of Technology and biomedical engineering. He received Ph.D. in BioEngineering from University of Illinois at Chicago specialized in neurorehabilitation, co-advised by Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. From the year 2010 to 2014, Dr. Niu completed his postdoctoral training as research associate at University of Southern California, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy. His interdisciplinary work has been accepted for oral presentation at American Society of Neurorehabilitation (ASNR) and published in Neural Information Processing System (NIPS), a leading conference proceeding in machine learning. Dr. Niu joined the Department of Rehabilitation, Ruijin Hospital, SJTU in 2015. His current research focuses on neural control of movements, mechanisms of neurological diseases with movement impairments, and how to apply principles of neural computation in neurorehabilitation.
BS/MS at Fudan University, PhD at University of Queensland, Research Fellow at Stanford University. He is now a principle investigator (PI) at School of Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. His research interests and efforts are focused on the development and commercialization of ultra-sensitive and high-throughput bio-analytical methods and mass spectrometry techniques towards large-scale clinical use through design, synthesis, and engineering of materials and devices. He has co-authored over 50 peer-reviewed articles in top international journals, including Nat Com, ACS Cen Sci, Adv Mater, Adv Funct Mater, Adv Sci, ACS Nano et al. Dr. Qian has attracted grants from top research programs (e. g. from NSFC) and received several prestigious domestic/international awards for research excellence. He held several key patents and had strong connections with domestic and international industry partners.
Xiaohua Qian, Ph.D., joined the School of BME in December of 2017 as an Associate Professor. Before joining SJTU, Dr. Qian worked at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston(UTHealth) School of Biomedical Informatics as an Assistant Professor (2017). Prior to that, Dr. Qian was an Associate Professor at Jiangnan University (2013-2014), and then was a Research Fellow at Wake Forest University’s School of Medicine (2014-2017). Dr. Qian received his Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering from Jilin University College of Electronic Science and Engineering in December 2012. During his doctoral program, he studied Medical Physics at Duke University Medical Center for 24 months (2010-2012), fully supported by China Scholarship Council. Dr. Qian has published over 30 peer-reviewed research articles. He serves as an Associate Editor for Journal of Radiology and Medical Imaging, and Infectious Diseases and Translational Medicine. His primary research interests include Computer Version, Machine Learning, Medical Imaging Analysis, and Computer-aided Diagnosis/Surgery.
Dr. Binjie Qin received the M.Sc. degree in Measuring and Testing Technologies and Instruments from Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, and the Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, in 1999 and 2002, respectively. He was a Lecturer and then Associate Professor at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China. From Aug. 2012 to Aug. 2013, He was a visiting professor at Department of Computer Science, University College London, U.K. He is currently an Associate Professor with the School of Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. His group have developed image-guided ENT surgery system and bioluminescence & fluorescence imaging system that are successfully used in clinical applications. His research has been supported by the grants from NSFC, Shanghai Municipal Government and some companies. The main research interests in his group include: biomedical imaging, image processing, machine learning, computer vision and biomedical instrumentation. Over the past years, his research has focused on image registration and visualization for image-guided therapy, system development for bioluminescence &multi-spectral fluorescence imaging and machine learning in X-ray coronary angiography for minimally invasive vascular interventions.
Dr. Zhifeng Shao is a K.C. Wong Chair Professor at SJTU, and Associate Dean of SJTU School of BME. He received his Ph.D. degree in Physics in 1988 from University of Chicago. He was elected as AAAS Fellow in 2000. Professor Shao was a faculty member in Physiology and Biophysics at University of Virginia from 1989-2009 (Full Professor in 1998; Professor Emeritus in 2010). Professor Shao served as the Dean of Shanghai Center for Systems Biomedicine at SJTU from 2009 to 2013, and is currently an Associate Dean of SJTU School of BME. Professor Shao had served on many US review panels, including NSF and NIH study sections, and is a member on the advisory panels at NSFC and the '973 program' of Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology since he returned to China. His group has published more than 130 peer reviewed articles. Professor Shao also serves on several editorial boards, such as Nanomedicine NBM and Journal of Microscopy and Biosciences Trends. Professor Shao's research interests include: Structural biophysics of pore forming proteins; functional genomics of gastric cancer; and single molecule imaging and instrumentation.
She, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Institute for Medical Imaging Technology,
Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Bachelor and Master from Automation Department,
Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Ph.D. from Electrical and Computer Engineering
Department, University of Utah. Postdoctoral Researcher from University of
Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Research interest including: Artificial
Intelligence, Image Processing, Optimization, Automatic Control, Parallel
Computation, Wireless Communication. Have been working on Chemical Exchange
Saturation Transfer imaging, Arterial Spin Label imaging, and motion correction
algorithms. Implement deep learning and compressed sensing algorithm to
accelerate MRI imaging to reach real-time dynamic free-breath MRI. Published
several journal papers and conference papers in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine,
and Magnetic Resonance Imaging, etc. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
Distinguished Reviewer Award, ISMRM Travel Stipend.
(a) Deep Learning and Image Processing
(b) Medical Image Reconstruction, Compressed
Sensing, Parallel Real-time Imaging
Artificial Intelligence, Signal Processing, Mathematical Modelling, and
Parallel Computation to solve problems in medicine.
Dr. Feng Shen is a tenure track associate professor in School of Biomedical Engineering, Med-X Research Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Dr. Shen received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago. After graduation, he continued worked at the University of Chicago as Postdoc researcher. In 2011, he co-founded SlipChip Corporation to commercialize SlipChip technology, which he co-invented previously. In company, he served as director of research and development and PI/co-PI for grants from NIH. His work has been published on JACS, Analytical Chemistry, Lab on a Chip, PNAS, etc. He has a broad interest in new microfluidic platforms for diagnostics and life science research, including but not limited to, digital nucleic acid amplification, single cell analysis, liquid biopsy, cancer immunotherapy, integrated point-of-care systems.
Dr. Guofeng Shen is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering. After he received his Ph.D. degree in Instrumentation Science and Technology from Harbin Institute Technology in 2004, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow studying High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) in SJTU, under the guidance of Academician Yazhu Chen. Since 2006, he has been an Associate Professor of SJTU. From 2011 to 2012, he worked as a Visiting Associate Professor in the Focused Ultrasound Laboratory of the Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School. His research interests include development of a new generation of MRI-guided phased high-intensity focused ultrasound (P-HIFU); ultrasound for local thermo-chemotherapy; and perfusion thermo-chemotherapy etc.
Dr. Xiaohong Sui received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Microelectronics and Solid-State Electronics from Xi’an University of Technology, Xi’an, China, in 2001 and 2004, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Microelectronics and Solid-State Electronics from Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences. From 2007 to 2011, she was a Lecturer at Department of Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. She was a Lecturer at School of Biomedical Engineering, SJTU from 2011 to 2014. From 2014 to 2015, she was a visiting assistant professor at Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA. Currently, she is an associate professor at School of Biomedical Engineering. Her research interests include neural rehabilitation engineering, implantable MEMS-based neural electrodes, neural interface computational modeling, visual prosthesis, neural electrophysiological experiments, sensory feedback for movement rehabilitation, etc. She achieved SJTU-SMC Morning Star Excellent Young Scholar Awards in 2008 (C) and 2013 (B). She was the PI of one National Science Foundation of China project, two SJTU projects, and two sub-projects of the Key Project of Chinese National Programs for Fundamental Research and Development (973 Project). Dr. Sui published more than 30 academic articles in neurorehabilitation engineering related journals such as Journal of Neural Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, and Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, etc. She has been authorized 6 Chinese patents, and she also was the first author of one book chapter“Visual Prosthesis for Optic-Nerve Stimulation” in “Implantable Neural Prostheses 1: Devices and Applications”.
Dr. Jian-Qi Sun is a Senior Engineer. He received his Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from SJTU in 2008. Since 2008 he has worked in the Med-X Research Institute of SJTU. From 2012 to 2013, he worked as a postdoc visiting scholar in Paul Scherrer Institute, PSI (Switzerland). He has received funding from Natural Science Foundation of China and the SJTU Research Grant for Interdisciplinary Research. He is alsoa key member of a National ‘973’ Program Grant. His current research focuses at thermal physical therapy of cancer and synchrotron radiation-based medical imaging. Dr. Sun has been an awardee of the Second Prize of Natural Science Award from the Ministry of Education. He has co-authored more than 20 papers.
Junfeng Sun, PhD, is an Associate Professor and Distinguished Research Fellow of biomedical engineering at School of Biomedical Engineering and Med-X Research Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He gained his Bachelor Degree (Electronic Science and Information Systems) and the Master Degree (Acoustics) from Nanjing University, and Ph. D degree (Electronic and Information Engineering) from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He has been a Visiting Research Associate (08.2012 - 08.2013) at Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota. He is IEEE Senior Member, Associate Editor (2018-) of Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, Guest Editor (2017-) of BMC Neuroscience, Guest Associate Editor of Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, and referees for more than 30 international journals. He has published more than 40 papers in SCI journals. He is the principal investigator of grants from National Natural
Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Natural Science
Foundation of Shanghai, and Science and Technology Commission of
Shanghai Municipality, and co-investigator of grant from National Basic Research Program of China (973). He is also the awardee of the SMC-Morning Star Award for Young Investigator,Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2011. He instructs the course Signal and Linear System for undergraduate students and the course Biomedical Signal Processing for graduated students.
Dr. Yaohui Tang received his Ph.D. degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2014. After graduation, he worked as a postdoc at Max-Planck-Institute for biological cybernetics in Germany and Stanford University in U.S from 2014-2018. He has served as editorial board member in many high impact journals (e.g Frontiers in cellular Neuroscience, Current stem cell research and therapy etc.). In 2018 he was recruited as a tenure track assistant professor in School of Biomedical Engineering, Med-X Research Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Dr. Tang has a broad interest in stem cell and gene based therapy for ischemic stroke and tissue engineering. Currently he hosts Young Scientists Fund of
the National Natural Science Foundation of China, The National Key research and development program of China, Interdisciplinary program of Shanghai Jiao Tong University etc. His work has been published on AFM，Stroke, JCBFM, Stem cell reports etc, with more than 1000 citations and H-index as 16.
Dr. Shanbao Tong received the B.S. degree in radio technology from Xi'an Jiao Tong University (Xi'an, China) in 1995, and M.S. degree in turbine machine engineering and Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1998 and 2002 respectively. From 2000-2001, he was a research trainee in Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. From 2002-2005, he had postdoctoral training in Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. His Ph.D. dissertation was on EEG signal processing in brain injury following cardiac arrest, and was awarded the top 100 distinguished Ph.D. dissertations of China (2004). Dr. Tong joined Shanghai Jiao Tong University as associate professor in 2005 and has been full professor since 2009. He established the neural engineering laboratory. His research interests include multimodal neurimaging techniques and brain rehabilitation, and transcranial ultrasound stimulation.
Dr. Tong is the founding chair of the IEEE EMBS Shanghai chapter which was awarded the Best New Chapter of IEEE EMBS (2013); and he is also the founding chair of the IEEE EMBS international summer school of neural engineering starting from 2013. Dr. Tong is an active Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, Associate Editor of Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing， board member of the Chinese society of neural engineering and the Chinese society for bioelectronics. He has served many IEEE EMBS conferences as session chair or co-chair (EMBC since 2005), international program committee (NER'13) or organization committee (NER'15).
Dr. Shengxian Tu is a Professor at the School of Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He received his master degree in Biomedical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2008. After that, he joined the Medis Applied Research group as a scientific researcher, while at the same time pursuing a PhD degree at the Division of Image Processing (LKEB), Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands. He graduated cum laude in February 2012. He joined Shanghai Jiao Tong University as a Faculty in 2014. He is the inventor of several patents including the methods for computation of fractional flow reserve from imaging data (QFR and OFR). He is also the founder of three quantitative analysis systems (AngioPlus, OctPlus, and QAngio XA 3D), which are being used for clinical decisions or studies by a number of hospitals in Europe, Asia, and America. Over the past few years he has published several articles in the leading cardiovascular journals such as Eur Heart J, J Am Coll Cardiol, J Am Coll Cardiol Interv, and Circ Cardiovasc Interv. In 2014 he was accepted as a Fellow of European Society of Cardiology (FESC) and in 2017 he was accepted as a Fellow of American College of Cardiology (FACC). Currently, he serves as an associate editor of the International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging and a member of the Editorial Board of Cardiology Journal, Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, and Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy. So far, he has authored or coauthored more than 60 peer-reviewed papers and 20 patents. Dr. Tu is PI of a total of 6 approved grant applications in China for a total value of about $2M, including National Key R&D Program of China.
Dr. Jin-Ye Wang, professor of Biomedical Engineering and Team Leader of Biomaterials Lab, Shanghai Jiaotong University (2009-). Received Ph.D. from Tohoku University, Japan (1992); the Hundred Talent Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (1999) and professor of Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (2000-2009); adjunct professor of Shanghai Jiaotong University (2003-2009).
Dr. Liping Wang received her PhD of Chemistry in East China Normal University in 2005,from 2005 to 2007 she worked in Shanghai Jiaotong University as a postdoctoral fellowshipand then worked in Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry Academy of Sciences. From 2009, Dr. Liping Wang worked as a lecturer assistant professor in Shanghai Jiaotong University. Her research interests include drug/DNA carrier, nano-scale biomaterials, tissue engineering andconducting polymers as electrode coating.
Qian Wang is currently Director of the Medical Image Computing Lab (http://mic.sjtu.edu.cn), Institute for Medical Imaging Technology, School of Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He received his Ph.D degree in Computer Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2013. His researches focus on medical image analysis, computer vision, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and translational medical studies. He served as guest editors to Pattern Recognition, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics. He was an Area Chair to MICCAI. He also served as reviewers to many top journals and academic conferences.
Prof. Yongting Wang received her Ph.D. degree of Biochemistry from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 2004. She studied protein subunit interaction and protein aggregation diseases as a post-doctoral fellow at MIT (2004-2008) before joining Med-X Research Institute of SJTU in 2008 as an Associate Professor (2008-2011). She is now a Professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering. Her research focuses on strategies that promote neurovascular remodeling and functional recovery after ischemic stroke. She developed gene therapy, stem-cell-combined gene therapy, and optogenetics techniques to enhance angiogenesis and neurogenesis in ischemic brain. As a principle investigator, Prof. Wang is supported by many research agencies including the NSFC and the Ministry of Science and Technology. She had published over 50 peer-reviewed research articles in high-impact journals including STROKE and JACS. She is the recipient of SMC Young Faculty Award (2009-2011) and Second Class Science and Technology Progress Award from the Ministry of Education (2013). She is also awarded the “NSFC Excellent Young Scientists Fund” this year, which funds only 400 scientists nationwide. She has been a member of the International Society for Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism and the American Heart and Stroke Association. She also serves as the Council Member of the Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism Branch of Chinese Stroke Association.
Dr. Hongjiang Wei is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Lyon in France in 2014 and did the postdoc training at UC Berkeley. He has published more than 30 peer-reviewed papers in the past five years. He has led in the development of the very key quantitative susceptibility mapping (QSM) software package (STISuite), which are currently deployed in over 1000 research institutes worldwide. He has served as reviewers of several leading journals and academic conferences. His research focuses on MRI-based Quantitative susceptibility mapping (QSM)， ultrahigh resolution brain microstructure imaging, diffusion tensor imaging, medical image analysis, and deep learning. His interests also extend to other organs, e.g., liver iron quantification, cartilage degeneration disease susceptibility mapping，kidney disease imaging using magnetic susceptibility.
Prof. Xunbin Wei received his Ph.D. degree in Physiology & Biophysics from University of California, Irvine in 1999. He did his post-doctoral training with Prof. David Clapham at Childrens Hospital in Harvard Medical School. From 2001-2005, Dr. Wei was a faculty member in Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. From 2006-2010，he is a professor and deputy director of Institutes of Biomedical Sciences, Fudan University. Currently, he is a distinguished professor at Med-X Research Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He has published more than 70 papers in the area of optical techniques for studying cancer and immune system, including on Nature and PNAS. In addition, Dr. Wei has obtained 10 patents and one Chinese FDA approval for medical device.
Weiliang Xia, Ph.D., is currently Professor at School of Biomedical Engineering & Med-X Research Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Dr. Xia obtained his doctoral degree from the University of Hong Kong in 2006, with predoctoral training at the Rockefeller University, followed by postdoctoral fellowship at University of California, San Francisco from 2007 to 2008. Dr. Xia has published 75 papers or book chapters since 2005, which have been cited over 2300 times. He has been awarded the Rising Star Prize by Shanghai Science and Technology Commission, and is funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China and Ministry of Science and Technology.
Liqin Xiong is an Associate Professor of School of Biomedical Engineering,
Shanghai Jiao Tong University. She received
the bachelor's degree (2004) in Chemistry and Life Science from Gannan Normal
University, the master's degree (2007) in Chemistry from Beijing Normal
University, and the doctoral degree in Chemistry from Fudan University in July
2010. Dr. Xiong conducted postdoctoral research at Stanford University School
of Medicine for period August 2010 to July 2012. She has published over 40
papers with h-index 17 and citation
times over 2800. Dr. Xiong has won the Dow Chemical Scholarship in 2009,
Shanghai Pujiang Talent Program in 2013, and Li Lanxin Young Teacher Award in
2016. She instructs the course Molecular Imaging and Early Disease Detection
for undergraduate students and the course Molecular Imaging and Probe for
Dr. Hong Xu is a Professor at SJTU School of BME. Her research interests
include preparation of composite nanoparticles with precisely controllable
structures and functions as well as applications of functional nanomaterials
for bio-detection and clinical uses. Dr. Xu has abundant experiences in surface
modification of nanomaterials at molecule level. In recent years, she has
successfully transformed several research achievements to clinic, published over
70 academic papers and applied more than 30 patents.
Dr. Lisa Xu is a Distinguished Professor and Acting Dean, SJTU School of BME, and Dean of Med-X Research Institute. Dr. Xu received her Ph.D. degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, in 1991. She was on the faculty of the City University of New York, and promoted to associate professor with tenure in 1996. She then moved to Purdue University as a tenured associate professor in Mechanical Engineering in 1997 with a joint faculty position in Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Xu was named 'Chang Jiang Distinguished Professor' by Chinese Ministry of Education in 2003, and received the prestigious 'Outstanding Young Investigator Award' from Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) in 2007. She was the recipient of Natural Science Award from Chinese Ministry of Education in 2010. Her research has been supported by NCI and NSF in US, and NSFC and '973' and '863' national center grants from the Ministry of Science and Technology in China. She has published more than 150 peer reviewed journal articles and conference proceedings, as well as four book chapters. She is an ASME Fellow and AIMBE Fellow, and a senior member of IEEE. Professor Xu has served as the Chair of the Technical Program of the 2005' EMBS and an AdCom Member of EMBS in 2011. She has also served as Deputy Secretary for International Affairs of Chinese Society of Biomedical Engineering since 2009, and President of Shanghai Society of Biomedical Engineering since 2010. Her research interests include molecular imaging, bio-thermal physics, and cancer diagnosis and therapy.
Dr. Guo-Yuan Yang is KC Wong Endowed Chair Professor of Biomedical Engineering at SJTU. He received his M.D. degree from Shanghai Medical University in 1987, and conducted postdoctoral research at UCSF from 1989 to 1991. He then worked as a Research Investigator and Assistant Professor at University of Michigan form 1991 to 2001. From 2001 to 2008, he worked as Associate Professor and Professor at UCSF. In 2008, he joined the faculty of SJTU Med-X Research Institute as Associate Dean, and acted as a director of Chinese Society for Neuroscience. At the same time, Prof. Yang has been on the editorial boards of Stroke, Aging and Disease, Cerebrovascular Disease, Chinese Journal of Cerebrovascular Diseases, and Chinese Journal of nervous and mental diseases. He has published more than 150 SCI papers with a total impact factor over 600, which have been cited over 3000 times. He has also been involved in the writing of seven books. Since he became a SJTU faculty, his research has been supported by Shanghai 'Pujiang Scholar Award', '973 Program', NSFC, and grants from Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality. His research focuses on the mechanisms of cerebrovascular diseases and the clinical applications of the studies, which include: 1) Neurovascular units; 2) mechanisms and treatment of cerebral ischemia; 3) mechanisms and treatment of brain arteriovenous malformation; 4) applications of neuroimaging in cerebral ischemia; and 5) clinical applications of stem cells for cerebrovascular diseases
Dr. Yifei Yao is currently a tenure track
assistant professor on biomechanics. He got the B.E. in Biomedical Engineering
and B.S. in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics from Shanghai Jiao Tong
University in 2012. In 2016, he got the PhD degree from Biomedical Engineering in
the Chinese University of Hong Kong under the supervision of Prof Arthur F.T.
Mak. Since 2016, he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow in Cleveland
Clinic, USA. Since 2019, he joined the school of Biomedical Engineering in
Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Engineering Research Center of Digital
Medicine and Clinical Translation. He also worked as a visiting scholar in the
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sheffield University, UK. His research
focuses on the cellular biomechanics, orthopedic clinical biomechanics,
multiphysics finite element modeling, dynamic ultrasound imaging processing,
biomaterials and rehabilitation engineering. His research motivation is to
provide support to the prevention, diagnosis and intervention in diseases
through multiscale biomechanics. In current 5 years, he published 14 SCI
papers, including Journal of Biomechanics, NPG Asia Materials， Nanoscale, Clinical Biomechanics, Biomechanics and Modeling in
Mechanobiology, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Journal of Orthopaedic
Translation. Dr Yao is a member of Orthopaedic Research Society. He serves as
reviewer for Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering，Medical
Engineering & Physics，Journal of Wrist Surgery，Mathematical
Biosciences and Engineering. He was awarded Global Scholarship Programme for
Research Excellence in 2014, and Pujiang Talent Plan in 2019 in Shanghai.
Dr. Jian Ye received the B.E. degree in 2000 and the M.S. degree in 2003 in polymer science and engineering from Zhejiang University, Zhejiang, China, and the Ph.D. degree in 2010 in chemistry from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven), Leuven, Belgium. From 2003 to 2005, he was at Intel Products (Shanghai) Ltd. as a Material Engineer. From 2005 to 2010, he performed the Ph.D. research project in Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre (IMEC) vzw, Belgium. Since 2010, he has been a Postdoctoral Fellow of the Research Foundation–Flanders (FWO), KU Leuven. In 2011 (March–September), he was with the nanophotonics group of Prof. Naomi Halas at Rice University as a Visiting Scholar. He joined the Med-X Research Institute of Shanghai Jiao Tong University as a Special Research Professor in 2013. He has been involved in a number of industrial and European research projects and has authored or coauthored 69 referred papers, 1 book chapter, and 5 patents. Dr. Ye has received the 2009 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad, the 2009 IMEC Scientific Excellence Award, and the Best Student Paper Award of 2010 International Conference on Nanophotonics (Japan).
Dr. Weihai Ying is a Professor and Associate Dean of SJTU School of BME. He received his Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in 1998. From 1998-2002, he conducted postdoctoral research at UCSF School of Medicine. From 2002-2008, he was an Assistant Neurobiologist/PI, then Assistant Professor (Step I–III) of the Department of Neurology, UCSF School of Medicine. He was also a Research Scientist/PI of Northern California Institute for Research and Education from 2003- 2008. He has had over 70 papers published in scientific journals such as PNAS and JBC, which have been cited over 2,600 times (Google Scholar). Dr. Ying has been the PIs of six research grants in US. Dr. Ying has also been the PIs of a number of research grants including '973' National Basic Research Center Grant (as a Group Leader), Chinese NSF grants, Shanghai 'Pujiang Scholar Award', and Shanghai Key Basic Research Grant since 2008 when he became a Professor of SJTU. He was an invited speaker and Session Chair in American Society of Neurosciences Annual Meetings, and has been Editors of both books and Special Edition of three SCI journals on neuronal injury. He has served as reviewers of NSFC grants and '973' National Basic Research Center Grants, and served as a regular member of the Study Section of American Heart Association. His research interests include: Mechanisms of neural cell death; roles of NAD in cell necrosis , apoptosis and autophagy ; new approaches for neuroprotection; roles of NAD-dependent enzymes, oxidative stress and inflammation in brain injury; and mechanisms underlying the biological effects of synchrotron radiation X-ray.
Dr. Yue Zhou is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering. She received her Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry and Bioinformatics from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in 2003. From 2003 to 2007, she worked in Stanford University and VA-PAHCS as a postdoctoral fellow. She has published over 30 papers in peerreviewed journals including Cancer Research, Biomaterials and Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. She joined the Med-X Research Institute and the School of BME in 2009. Her research projects are funded by Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology and NSFC. Her research interests focuses on the Mechanotransductive regulation on vascular cells and immune cells by tissue engineering materials.
Dr. Aili Zhang is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Zhang received her Ph.D. degree from a joint program between the University of Science and Technology of China and Purdue University in 2003. Dr. Zhang has been an Associate Professor of SJTU since 2005. She has published more than 30 peer reviewed journal papers. She has also been named one of the 'Excellent Talents in Chinese Universities in the New Century'. Her research interests include: Modeling transport processes in various biological systems; nanoparticle transport in vivo; and thermal treatment of cancer.
Chunfu Zhang obtained his PhD degree in 2002 from Chinese Academy of Sciences (ACS). During the next two years, he became Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics of CAS. In 2004, he joined German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) as a guest scientist. In 2007, he conducted postdoctoral study in UT Southwestern Medical Center. He joined the Med-X Research Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2008. Currently he is Professor in School of Biomedical Engineering, SJTU. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers, including ACS Nano, Cancer Research, Biomaterials, Radiology, Advanced Functional Materials, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces and Nanoscale. The main research topics in his group include design of multimodal probes for theranostic of cancers and stem cell tracking in vivo.
Dr. Lichi Zhang is an Assistant Professor in the Institute for Medical Imaging Technology, School of Biomedical Engineering. He received the Bachelor degree in Network Engineering from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2008, and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from University of York, UK in 2014. From 2014 to 2017, he was working as a PostDoc researcher in Med-X Research Institute of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and the BRIC of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He started to join School of Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2017.
Dr. Lichi Zhang's research field is computer vision and medical image analysis. His main focus is to incorporate artificial intelligence technologies such as machine learning and etc., to accomplish the multi-modal medical images' processing and analysis works: image segmentation, registration, extraction and selection of the anatomical and functional features from brain images, and computer-aided diagnosis. He has published about 20 journal and conference papers including Human Brain Mapping, Pattern Recognition and etc.
Zhang has been an assistant professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering
at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University since 2016. He obtained his bachelor’s
degree from Peking University in Beijing in 2008. After then, he started his
Ph.D. study with Prof. Karen Wooley at the Washington University in St. Louis.
His PhD research interests ranged from degradable polymer for nanomedicine to
the polymer self-assembly for functional nanostructures. Upon the completion of
his PhD research in 2013, he arrived at MIT as a Max-Planck Postdoctoral Fellow
with Prof. Robert S. Langer, focusing the translational study for gastrointestinal
drug delivery. Zhang’s research appears in more than thirty articles in leading chemistry and polymer journals,
including Nature Materials, Science Translational Medicine, Journal of the
American Chemical Society, ACS Nano, Advanced Materials, Advanced Functional
Materials, Macromolecules and ACS Macro Letters, and results ten US and
international patents. He also helped to build the biotech startup, Lyndra, to
push the gastric retentive drug delivery system into clinic. He is the founder
of OnQuality Pharmaceuticals, a clinical stage biotech to develop innovative
drugs and novel drug delivery systems that improve the quality of cancer
patients’ lives. Dr. Zhang received 1000 Plan Program for Young Talents in
2015. His current research interests include: therapeutic treatments of adverse
effects caused by targeted therapies and polymeric materials for the management
of blood glucose spikes after meals.
Dr. Su Zhang is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering. She received her Ph.D. degree in Automatic Control from Northwestern Polytechnical University in 2000, and subsequently worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow of SJTU Institute of Image Processing & Pattern Recognition from 2000-2002. Since 2002, she has worked at SJTU Institute of Biomedical Instrumentation led by Academician Yazhu Chen. She has been the PI of a regular grant from NSFC, and a grant for developing Key Laboratory from Chinese Ministry of Education. She has also been a key member in multiple major program grants. Dr. Zhang has cooperated with the investigators from Hong Kong Polytechnic University, City University of Hong Kong, Virginia Tech (USA), and Creatis-LRMN (France). Her main research interests include: Biomedical image processing and pattern recognition; image-guided therapy; and computer-aided diagnosis and analysis.
Dr. Yan Zhang is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering. She received her M.D. degree from Shandong Medical University in 1999, and her Ph.D. degree from Shandong University in 2005. She conducted post-doctoral research at NYU and Weill Cornell Medical College from 2005 to 2012. She has published more than 20 research papers including 5 SCI papers as first author. Currently she is the PI of two grants from NSFC (Youth Fund Project and General Project) and one grant from SJTU. The main research interests of her group include: Tumor immunology; tumor immunoescape; and the role of cytokines and chemokines in the development of tumor and autoimmune diseases.
Dr. Zhang, Zhijun, received her Ph.D. degree of Neuroscience from Shanghai Branch of Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute in 2008. She conducted post-doctoral research at the University of California, San Francisco and the University of Massachusetts Medical School (2009-2012). Up to now, she has published a number of papers in foreign academic journals, such as Nature cell biology, Science, Neuron, PNAS, which have been cited over 500 times.
Dr. Zhiyong Zhang is currently an Associate
Professor of Biomedical Engineering. He received his B.S. (2010) and Ph.D.
(2015) in Electronic Science from Xiamen University. From 2013 to 2015, he was
a visiting scholar at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, advised by
Prof. Lucio Frydman. He continued as a Koshland Postdoctoral Fellow at the
Weizmann Institute from 2015 to 2017 where he also received a VATAT fellowship
and a Dean’s fellowship. From 2017 to 2019, he was a postdoctoral associate in
Prof. Michael (Miki) Lustig’s group in the EECS Department at the University of
California, Berkeley. In both 2016 and 2018, he was nominated as a Young
Investigator Award Finalist by the International Society for Magnetic Resonance
in Medicine (ISMRM). In 2019, Dr. Zhang was also recognized as a Junior Fellow
by the ISMRM. He has published more than 30 peer-reviewed journal papers. He
serves as a reviewer for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Journal of Magnetic
Resonance, and Scientific Reports. His research interests lie in the broad
areas of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, spectroscopy sequence development, and
signal and image processing. He is also interested in translating novel MR
techniques into diagnostic medicine and clinical practice.
Dr. Jun Zhao is a Professor and Associate Dean of SJTU School of BME. He is the Director of the Medical Imaging and Informatics Area of the school. He received his Ph.D. degree in BME from SJTU in 2006. He was a visit scholar at University of Iowa, USA, in 2006-2007.
He received over 10 research grants from various sources. He has published over 130 journal articles and conference papers, including the first paper on exact triple-source cone-beam CT, and the first paper on virtual eversion of colon. He has over 20 patents. He is an Associate Editor for Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging & Visualization, and International Journal of Biomedical Imaging, and an Editor for International Journal of Imaging. His main research interests include: X-ray computed tomography; medical applications of synchrotron radiation; MRI and intelligent medical image processing.He has cooperated with many famous US universities, many famous hospitals, and many medical device companies. His students are very competitive in the job market.
Dr. Chuanqing Zhou is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering. He received his Ph. D. degree in BME from SJTU in 2007. From 2007 to 2010, he worked as an Assistant Professor in SJTU School of Life Science and Biotechnology. From 2011 to present, he worked as an Associate Professor in SJTU School of BME. He has published more than 50 peer reviewed papers, and held 4 patents in the field of ophthalmology and biomedical optics. The main research interests of his group include: Ophthalmology; multimodal optical imaging; and laser diagnosis & therapy instruments.