Instructor of Medicine, Associate Bioengineer
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Cambridge, MA, USA
Dr. Zhang received a B.Eng. in Biomedical Engineering from Southeast University (Nanjing) in 2008, after which he then came to the US and obtained a M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis (2011) and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University School of Medicine (2013), both with Prof. Younan Xia. Dr. Zhang then pursued postdoctoral training in Prof. Ali Khademhosseini's group at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technologies, and Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering.
He currently holds a faculty position of Instructor of Medicine and Associate Bioengineer at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School. His research interests include organ-on-a-chip, 3D bioprinting, biomaterials, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, biomedical imaging, biosensing, nanomedicine, and developmental biology. He is an author of more than 110 peer-reviewed publications with a collective citation of >3000. Additionally, his scientific contributions have been recognized by >30 international, national, and regional awards. He has been invited to deliver >35 lectures worldwide, and has served as reviewer for >300 manuscripts for >30 journals. He also serves as Editor-in-Chief for Microphysiological Systems and is on Editorial Board for Bioprinting.
At leisure, he enjoys bird- and nature-watching, traveling, photography, and novel technologies.
Awards and Honors
yszhang [at] mit.edu
yszhang [at] research.bwh.harvard.edu