Institute for Bioengineering Research

Xinmai Yang, Ph.D.

Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Primary office:
785-864-1753
Learned Hall
Room 5101F


Dr. Yang joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 2008. He was previously a postdoctoral research associate at Washington University in St. Louis (2006 – 2008). He has also worked at the National Center for Physical Acoustics at the University of Mississippi as a postdoctoral fellow. Dr. Yang conducts research in photoacoustic imaging and biomedical applications of ultrasound. He has authored or co-authored over 40 peer-reviewed journal articles and conference proceeding publications.

Dr. Yang’s research focuses on early cancer detection, as well as molecular imaging and brain functional imaging with both optical and/or ultrasound methods. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Yang is a member of Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers, and is an associate member of the Acoustical Society of America.

Research

Dr. Yang’s research focuses on early cancer detection, as well as molecular imaging and brain functional imaging with both optical and/or ultrasound methods. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Research Interests

  • Early Cancer Detection
  • Biomedical Applications of Ultrasound
  • Bioimaging