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educator , Biomedical engineer

Bingmei M. Fu, American biomedical engineer, educator. Recipient Career award, National Science Foundation, 2002-2008, Distinguished Research award, University Nevada, Las Vegas, 2002-2003, Harold Shame biomedical Engineering Award, New York Center biomedical Engineering Consortium, 1996; Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Institutes of Health, 1996-1998, Grant, Helena Rubinstein Foundation, 1990.

Background

Fu, Bingmei M. Daughter of Xiajing Yang.

Education

Bachelor, University of Science & Technology China, Hefei, Anhui, 1985. Master, University of Science & Technology China, Hefei, Anhui, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy in engineering, City University of New York, 1995.

Career

Assistant professor engineering mechanics, researcher South West Jiao Tong University, Chengdu, China, 1988—1989. Postdoctoral fellow human physiology University California, Davis, 1995—1998. Assistant to associate professor mechanical engineering, researcher University Nevada, Las Vegas, 1998—2004.

Associate professor biomedical engineering, researcher City College City University of New York, New York City, since 2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to investigate the structural mechanisms by which the microvascular permeability is regulated. Development of an optimization model for acupuncture therapy. Research in the integrin signaling in tumor cell metastasis in the microcirculation.

    First to investigate the mechanical stimuli induced thrombosis and tumor cell adhesion in the microcirculation. Development of models for cell adhesion under flow conditions. Research in the role of vascular endothelial grow factor in tumor cell adhesion in the microcirculation.

    Research in the structural mechanisms by which the photodynamic therapy induced microthrobosis. Development of the model for oxygen mixing by natural convection in low prandtl number liquid metal for a nuclear engineering application. Development of in vivo and in vitro models for the blood-brain barrier.

    Research in the charge effect of the endothelial surface glycocalyx and extracellular matrix on charged molecules transport.

Membership

Proposal reviewer National Institute Medicine, Washington, 2005—2009, National Science Foundation, Washington, 2007—2009. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, World Association Chinese biomedical Engineers, North American Vascular Biology Organization, Microcirculation Society, biomedical Engineering Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Connections

father:
Xiajing Yang. Fu