Gang Yao - Mizzou Engineering

Gang Yao portrait

Gang Yao

Professor, Biological and Biomedical Engineering

W2011 Lafferre Hall

Phone: 573-884-7529


Chemical and Biomedical Engineering


Gang Yao received a BS degree in physics from Nanjing University in 1989 and a PhD degree in biomedical engineering from Texas A&M University in 2000. He was a software engineer at GE Medical Systems from 2001-2002 prior to joining the engineering faculty at University of Missouri. He is currently a professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering. His current research focuses on studying light-tissue interactions and developing new optical imaging methods for biomedical applications.


PhD from Texas A&M University
BS from Nanjing University

Technical Focus

Biomedical image/signal processing

Biomedical optics and photon migration in turbid media

Pupillary light reflex

Tissue optics and non-invasive tissue characterization