Institute Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
Dr. Yi Yan Yang is a group leader and principle investigator with the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore). She obtained Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from Tsinghua University (China) in 1990. She has more than 236 peer-reviewed journal publications (e.g. Nat. Mater., Nat. Nanotech., Nat. Chem., Nat. Commun., JACS, Adv. Mater., Adv. Funct. Mater., Angew. Chem. Intl. Ed., Biomaterials and J. Control. Release etc.) (H-index: 73, Citations: 16621), and 71 international patents filed/granted (3 patents have been licensed to two spin-off companies). Dr Yang has received many invitations to hold lectures and seminars in Singapore and overseas. In addition to her scientific contributions, Dr Yang has organized and chair-ed a number of symposiums and seminars over the years. In 2009, Singapore Womenís Weekly Magazine awarded her the Great Women of Our Time Award, Science and Technology Category. In January 2016, she was elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows. She is an Associate Editor for Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, and on the Editorial Board for Advanced Healthcare Materials. Dr Yangís other professional activities include member of Material Research Society (MRS) in Singapore and MRS (USA), and member of American Chemical Society (ACS).