Academic Profile : Faculty

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Asst Prof Yin Fang
Assistant Professor, School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Dr. Yin Fang is currently an assistant professor in the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at Nanyang Technological University. He is the associate editor for Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, and guest editor of Nanotechnology. He received his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Florida in 2016. He worked with Professor Bozhi Tian as a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Chicago. His current lab research focuses on the multiscale exploration of soft materials, biomechanics, medical devices, biosensing, bioelectronics, and wearable medical robotics. His work resulted in a series of publications in high-impact journals, including Chemical Review, Nature Nano, Nature Chemistry, Nature Biomedical Engineering, Matter, Nature Communication, Science Advances, Trends in Chemistry, Advanced Materials, Advanced optical materials and etc. He issued five patents, and two of them have been licensed by Innovative Space Technologies, LLC. Dr. Fang's accolades include the MRS graduate student award (2015), Chinese government award for outstanding self-financed Ph.D. students (2016). His work was rated as top ten coolest research stories in Uchicago News, top 7 stories in the department of chemistry at the University of Chicago, and MATTER’s 12 favorite articles in 2020, and 35 challenges in materials science being tackled by PIs under 35 in 2021.
Soft materials, Bioelectronics, Medical devices, Soft robotics, Human-machine interfaces, Advanced food packaging materials, and Regenerative medicine.
  • Tissue-like bioelectronic patch with tough bioadhesive for precisely spatial mapping for long-term electrophysiological activity
  • Tissue-Like Bioelectronics and Robotics for Electronic Precision Medicine
  • Tissue-Like Materials and Bioelectronics for Biointerface