Guang-Zhong YANG


Phone number : 34208200

Email : gzyang@sjtu.edu.cn

Office address : 100 Wenxuan Bldg. (Minhang)


Professor Guang-Zhong Yang (CBE, FREng, FIEEE, FIET, FAIMBE, FIAMBE, FMICCAI, FCGI) is a chair professor and the founding dean of the Institute of Medical Robotics at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He was the founder and director of the Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, Imperial College London, UK. Professor Yang’s main research interests are in medical imaging, sensing and robotics. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, fellow of IEEE, IET, AIMBE, IAMBE, MICCAI, CGI and a recipient of the Royal Society Research Merit Award and listed in The Times Eureka ‘Top 100’ in British Science. Professor Yang is the founding editor of Science Robotics (http://robotics.sciencemag.org/) – a journal of the Science family dedicated to the latest advances in robotics and how it enables or underpins new scientific discoveries. He was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s 2017 New Year Honour for his contribution to biomedical engineering.

Education background

1982-1986 Bachelor - Shanghai Jiao Tong University

1988-1991 Ph.D. - Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine

Work Experience

1991-1999, Principal Scientist, Department of Education, Royal Brompton Hospital London

1999-2000, Lecturer, Department of Education, Imperial College London

2000-2001, Reader, Department of Education, Imperial College London

2001-2019, Full Professor, Department of Education, Imperial College London

2019-pre, Chair Professor, Institute of Medical Robotics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Areas of Research Interests

Medical Robotics

Honors And Awards

FREng, Fellow the Royal Academy of Engineering

FIET, Fellow of The Institute of Engineering and Technology (formerly IEE)

FIEEE, Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

FAIMBE, Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

FIAMBE, Fellow of the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering

FCGI, Fellow of the City and Guilds Institute.

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations
Selected Publications