Gang Yao, Professor
Biomedical, Biological & Chemical Engineering
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University
Gang Yao received his BS degree in physics from Nanjing University in 1989 and his PhD degree in biomedical engineering from Texas A&M University in 2000.
He worked as a software engineer in GE Medical Systems from 2000-2002. He subsequently joined the engineering faculty of University of Missouri in 2002 and is currently a professor in the Department of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering.
His research focuses on studying of light-tissue interactions and developing new optical imaging systems and analysis methods for biomedical applications.
- PhD from Texas A&M University
- ME from the China Institute of Atomic Energy
- BS from Nanjing University
- Biomedical optics, photon migration in turbid media and subsurface imaging.
- Tissue optics and non-invasive tissue characterization.
- Optical imaging in vision studies, dynamic pupil light reflex and cortical imaging.
- Biomedical instrumentation and signal/image processing.
- BE 4770/7770, Biomedical Optics
- BE 8770, Photon Migration and Optical Imaging in Turbid Media