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Xin Tang

Assistant Professor
Address 330 MAE-B

Biography

Professor Tang received his Ph.D. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research interests include cell and molecular mechanics in cancer development and metastasis, cardiovascular system, and neurons; unconventional mechano-electrophysiology; quantitative in vivo/vitro functional bio-imaging; nanotechnology; and development of new biophysical tools to probe biological function/structure.

Education

Ph.D., 2013, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Teaching Interests

Soft Matter Mechanics; Biomechanics at Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Scales; Quantitative Optical Bio-imaging;

Research Interests

Biomechanics, Mechanobiology and Soft Matter:  Cell and molecular mechanics in cancer development and metastasis, cardiovascular system, and neurons; unconventional mechano-electrophysiology; quantitative in vivo/vitro functional bio-imaging; nanotechnology; and development of new biophysical tools to probe biological function/structure