Jian Yang

The Pennsylvania State University



Dr. Jian Yang is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Dorothy Foehr Huck and J. Lloyd Huck Chair in Regenerative Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State). He was a recipient of NSF CAREER Award (2010), Outstanding Young Engineering Faculty Award at UTA (2011), and PSEAS Outstanding Research Award at Penn State (2018). Dr. Yang is an elected Fellow of American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE, 2016), a Fellow of National Academy of Inventors (NAI, 2018), a Fellow of Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES, 2020), and a Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS, 2021). Dr. Yang is the Editor-in-Chief for journal “Bioactive Materials” and an Associate Editor for journal “Frontiers in Biotechnology and Bioengineering”. Dr. Yang is the current President of a non-profit organization, Chinese Association for Biomaterials (CAB). Dr. Yang co-founded a medical device company, Aleo BME, Inc. who has received FDA 510K clearance for its ElaSkin liquid bandage product in 2018 and is also serving on the Scientific Advisory Board of Acuitive Technologies.