Keele University Ying Yang

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Ying_Yang_136x178Professor Ying Yang

Title: Professor in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
Phone: +44 (0)1782 674386
Email: y.yang@keele.ac.uk
Location: Institute for Science & Technology in Medicine Keele University Thronburrow Drive, Hartshill Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 7QB United Kingdom
Role: ISTM Research theme: Regenerative Medicine
Contacting me: By phone or email please

I completed my PhD at Manchester University in Materials Science and Technology in 1994. Before that, I obtained a BSc in Chemistry Engineering and a MSc in Polymer Science and Technology in Hunan University in 1981 and 1987 respectively. Between 1995 and 1997, I took up a postdoctoral research fellow in Tokyo Institute of Technology working on engineering polymer blends aiming to develop new automobile industrial materials. In the late 1997, I took a research associate position in Keele University and starting my materials research in medical field. I was appointed to a lecturer in Biomaterials and Tissue engineering in 2001 and promoted to senior lecturer in 2006 and reader in 2009. In December 2015, I was appointed as a chair in Biomaterials and Tissue engineering.

University Duties

  • Chair of Postgraduate Medical School Safety Committee 2006-2015
  • Departmental Safety adviser in Postgraduate Medical School 2004-
  • Departmental COSHH Officer in Postgraduate Medical School 2004-
  • Departmental Laser Safety Adviser in Postgraduate Medical School 2004-
  • Departmental Radiotion Safety Adviser in Postgraduate Medical School 2004-
  • MSc course director of Biomedical Engineering 2008-2014

Membership of Professional Associations

  • Member of European Biomaterials Society
  • 2003-2006 Member of IPEM (SIG)
  • 2005-present member of SPIE
  • 2006-present EPSRC College membership