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Faculty and Staff

Jianping Fu, Ph.D. (short biography | CV | Google Scholar)
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology

Core Member, UM Center for Organogenesis
Core Member, UM Comprehensive Cancer Center
Faculty Member, UM Center for Systems Biology     
Faculty Member, Center for Wireless Integrated MicroSensing and Systems (WIMS2)      
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2664 G.G. Brown Addition
Phone: (734) 615-7363
Fax: (734) 615-8089
Email: jpfu AT umich.edu


Yi Zheng, Ph.D. (personal homepage | Google Scholar)
Assistant Research Scientist
Mechanical Engineering

2632 G.G. Brown Addition
Phone: (734) 936-2359
Email: zhengum AT umich.edu

Academic Training
Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto, Ph.D. (2010-2014)
Mechanical Engineering, Zhejiang University, M.S. (2007-2010)
Mechanical Engineering, Zhejiang University, B.S. (2002-2007)

Postdoc Fellows and Ph.D. Students

Xufeng Xue, Ph.D. (Google Scholar)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Mechanical Engineering

2632 G.G. Brown Addition
Phone: (734) 936-2359
Email: xufeng AT umich.edu

Academic Training
Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ph.D. (2014-2020)
Precision Instrument, Tsinghua University, B.E. (2010-2014)


Yue Liu, Ph.D. (Google Scholar)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Mechanical Engineering

2632 G.G. Brown Addition
Phone: (734) 936-2359
Email: umliu AT umich.edu

Academic Training
Mechanics of Solids, Brown University, Ph.D. (2014-2020)
Applied Mathematics, Brown University, M.S. (2014-2019)
Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Science and Technology of China, B.S. (2010-2014)


Norio Kobayashi, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Mechanical Engineering

2666 G.G. Brown Addition
Phone: (734) 936-2359
Email: noriok AT umich.edu

Academic Training
Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Assistant Professor (2018-2022)
Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Ph.D. (2014-2017)
Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, M.S. (2012-2014)
Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, B.S. (2008-2012)


Sajedeh Nasr Esfahani (Google Scholar)
NIH T32 Fellowship for Center for Organogenesis Training Program
Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship
Ph.D. candidate
Mechanical Engineering

2632 G.G. Brown Addition
Phone: (734) 936-2359
Email: sanasr AT umich.edu

Academic Training
Mechanical Engineering, University of Toledo, M.S. (2014-2016)
New Science and Technology, University of Isfahan, M.S. (2012-2014)
Mechanical Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, B.S. (2008-2012)


Agnes M. Resto Irizarry
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, Rackham Merit Fellowship
Ph.D. candidate
Mechanical Engineering

2632 G.G. Brown Addition
Phone: (734) 936-2359
Email: amresto AT umich.edu

Academic Training
Mechanical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, B.S. (2011-2017)


Shiyu Sun
Ph.D. candidate
Mechanical Engineering

2632 G.G. Brown Addition
Phone: (734) 936-2359
Email: shiyusun AT umich.edu

Academic Training
Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, B.E. (2016-2020)


Aidan Terhune
Ph.D. pre-candidate
Mechanical Engineering

2632 G.G. Brown Addition
Phone: (734) 936-2359
Email: terhune AT umich.edu

Academic Training
Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, B.S. (2016-2020)


Robin Zhexuan Yan
Ph.D. candidate
Mechanical Engineering

2632 G.G. Brown Addition
Phone: (734) 936-2359
Email: robinyzx AT umich.edu

Academic Training
Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, B.S. (2016-2020)


Zhaoyi Xu
Ph.D. pre-candidate
Mechanical Engineering

2632 G.G. Brown Addition
Phone: (734) 936-2359
Email: zhaoyix AT umich.edu

Academic Training
Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto, MASc. (2019-2021)
Mechanical Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, B.E. (2015-2019)


Jeyoon Bok
Ph.D. pre-candidate
Mechanical Engineering

2632 G.G. Brown Addition
Phone: (734) 545-0826
Email: jybok AT umich.edu

Academic Training
Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, B.S. (2015-2021)