Zheng Yan

Zheng Yan

Zheng Yan, Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering

Portrait Zheng Yan


Dr. Zheng Yan is an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical, Biological & Chemical Engineering and Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He received his PhD from Rice University (2009-2013) and did postdoc training at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2013-2017) before joining the faculty of the University of Missouri. His current research focuses on fundamental materials, devices, and manufacturing innovations of soft electronics for health and robotics. Dr. Yan is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award and the UM System President’s Award for Early Career Excellence.


PhD from Rice University
MS from Tsinghua University
BS from Xi'an Jiao Tong University

Technical Focus

Soft materials
Advanced manufacturing

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