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Professor Lei Yang

Professor Lei Yang

Center for Health Science and Engineering (CHSE), School of Materials Science and Engineering, Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin, China

Lei Yang is the Dean and Professor in the School of Health Sciences and Biomedical Engineering at Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin, China. He received PhD in Engineering (2011) and M.S. in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (2011) from Brown University (USA), and both M.E. and B.E. in Materials Science and Engineering from Tsinghua University (China). Before joining in Hebei University of Technology, Dr. Yang was a professor in the Orthopedic Institute at Soochow University.

His research interests focus on novel biomaterials for orthopedic applications. He has authored 2 books, 3 book chapters and over 90 publications in high-profile journals including Nature Biomed Eng, Mater Today, Spine J, Adv Sci and Adv Funct Mater. His work also generated more than 17 authorized Chinese patents and 2 US patents. He is an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Nanomedicine. He is also the recipients of the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) LIF Fellowship, International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (SICOT) Research Award, Outstanding Young Scholar (2020) and Excellent Young Scholar (2016) from the National Natural Science Foundation China, the 2nd place in the China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition (2015), the US Fresh Face Young Scientist from Sigma Xi (2011), Student Award for Outstanding Research from the US Society For Biomaterials (2011), and Graduate Student Silver Award from the US Materials Research Society (2010). He is the senior members or members of 11 scientific and medical societies.

Updated 31 August 2023