Xinmai Yang

Associate Professor
Primary office:
Learned Hall, room 5101F


Photoacoustic Imaging, Biomedical Ultrasound

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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.

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