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Editor Profiles

Lingling Tian

New Content ItemLingling has been the Editor of BMC Biomedical Engineering since August 2019. Lingling previously worked on the BMC Series as a Senior Assistant Editor and then as a Manuscript Editor. Prior to joining BMC in 2017, Lingling obtained her doctoral degree from Donghua University, Shanghai, China. Subsequently, she pursued three years of research experience at the National University of Singapore, Singapore.

Sang Yup Lee

Dr.-Sang-Yup-Lee-KAISTDr. Sang Yup Lee is Distinguished Professor at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). He is currently the Dean of KAIST Institutes, Director of BioProcess Engineering Research Center, and Director of Bioinformatics Research Center. He has published more than 580 journal papers, 82 books/book chapters, and more than 630 patents, many of which licensed. He received numerous awards, including the National Order of Merit, National Science Medal, Ho-Am Prize, POSCO TJ Park Prize, the Best Scientist and Technologist Award, James Bailey Award, Merck Metabolic Engineering Award, Elmer Gaden Award, Charles Thom Award, and Marvin Johnson Award. He is currently Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy of Microbiology, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, the World Academy of Sciences, Korean Academy of Science and Technology, National Academy of Engineering of Korea, and National Academy of Inventors USA. As of 2018, he is one of 13 people in the world elected as Foreign Associate of both National Academy of Engineering USA and National Academy of Sciences USA. He is currently co-chair of the Global Future Council on Biotechnology and a member of the Global Future Council on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, World Economic Forum.

António Veloso

IMG_0296António Veloso is Full Professor at the University of Lisbon since 2010. He is Director of the Biomechanics and Functional Morphology Laboratory and Director of the PhD Program in Kinesiology at the Faculty of Human Kinetics since 2011. He has served as Vice Dean at the Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon, between 2005-2009 and as Head of Sports and Health Department at the same institution from 2012 till 2016.

António served as President for the Portuguese Society of Biomechanics between 2005-2009, as member of the Board of Directors for the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports for three terms between 2005-2011 and more recently he served for 6 years as member of the Executive Council of the International Society of Biomechanics, where he was responsible for the programs for the ISB affiliated societies, the ISB technical groups and also the ISB EDC country support programs.

António has published more than 200 papers in peer reviewed academic journals and in congress proceedings. His research interests include the biomechanics of human movement, where he focuses on the development of experimental methodologies, including the modelling and simulation of mechanical loads on the musculoskeletal system.

He is one of the founding Editors for BMC Biomedical Engineering, where he serves as Section Editor since 2018.

Yong Wang

Yong WangYong Wang is Professor at the Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science (AMSS), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China. He is also a joint faculty member in the National Center for Mathematics and Interdisciplinary Sciences (NCMIS), CAS, China and since 2012 he is a visiting scholar in Stanford University. He received his Ph.D. degree in Operations Research and Control Theory from AMSS of CAS in 2005, his Master’s Degree in Operations Research and Control Theory from the Dalian University of Technology in 2002 and his Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and Physics from the Inner Mongolia University in 1999.

He has authored more than 130 journal and conference papers and has served as Associate Editor for a number of leading international journals and societies, including BMC Cancer and BMC Research Notes. His current interests include optimisation, bioinformatics, machine learning, complex networks and systems biology.

He is one of the founding Editors for BMC Biomedical Engineering, where he serves as Section Editor since 2018.

Zhi Yang

Zhi YangZhi Yang is an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Minnesota since 2015. From 2010 to 2015, he was an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Ophthalmology at the National University of Singapore. He received his PhD training (integrated bioelectronics & mathematical modeling) from Professor Wentai Liu and graduated in 2010. He has authored more than 70 journal and conference papers and holds 3 patents.

His research interests are in the areas of neural interfaces and neural signal processing, such as closed-loop neural modulation, large-scale recording and stimulation, autonomic recording and stimulation, and ultra-miniaturized bioelectronics. He is a passionate scientist and likes to see the bioelectronics in real clinical use. He works with like-minded students and collaborators.

He is one of the founding Editors for BMC Biomedical Engineering, where he serves as Section Editor since 2018.

Dimitrios Zeugolis

Dimitrios ZeugolisDr. Dimitrios Zeugolis is a Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering (Biomaterials) at NUI Galway. He has a PhD from the University of Northampton and was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the National University of Singapore. In 2007, he joined NUI Galway as a Government of Ireland Research Fellow. Since 2013, he is visiting Professor at TEI of Epirus, Greece.

He is Director of the Regenerative, Modular & Developmental Engineering Laboratory (REMODEL) and is a Principal Investigator at the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Centre for Research in Medical Devices (CÚRAM) at NUI Galway. He is President of Matrix Biology Ireland (MBI) society and member of various committees, councils and review boards. Dimitrios has authored >80 peer-reviewed articles, >400 peer-reviewed conference publications, 1 peer-reviewed book and 15 peer-reviewed book chapters and 2 patents.

He is one of the founding Editors for BMC Biomedical Engineering, where he serves as Section Editor since 2018.