Associate Professor Fangyi CHEN obtained his Bachelor and Master degrees both in the field of Biomedical Engineering from Tsinghua University (Beijing, China) in 1997 and 2000, respectively. He received his PhD in the field of Electrical and Computer Engineering from The University of Boston in 2005. He worked as a Research Associate and then Research Engineer in Oregon Hearing Research Centre from 2005 to 2012. At 2012,Dr. CHEN joined Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech, Shenzhen, China) as an Associate Professor. From 2013, he became the vice president of the Zhiren College in the SUSTech. As one of the founders, Associate Professor CHEN became the Executive Dean of the Department of Biomedical Engineering in 2016. His research focuses on the development of the instruments in otolaryngology, in vivo study of the cochlear mechanics, and functional assessment of the hearing and vestibular systems in animal models. The specific research topics include the investigation of the spatial distribution of cochlear amplifiers, high-throughput screen for the genes related to the sense of hearing/balance, and development of the portable devices for the in vivo functional assessment of the hearing/vestibular systems. Associate Professor CHEN has published more than 19 journal papers (SCI), including 10 first-author or correspondence-author ones. One of these papers was published by the Journal of Nature Neuroscience. These publications have been cited more than 100 times by other academic researchers.
The development of the instruments in otolaryngology
In vivo study of the cochlear mechanics
Functional assessment of the hearing and vestibular systems in animal models
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The Department of Biomedical Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, seeks outstanding applicants for full-time tenure-track/tenured positions. The positions are open for both junior and senior-level applicants. While exceptional candidates in any area are welcome to apply, the primary focus for this search is in the areas of biomedical/medical imaging, bioMEMS, mechanomedicine, regenerative medicine, wearable devices/wireless monitoring, and biomedical data science. We are especially interested in individuals who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of our academic community. Further information of the department and facilities can be found at http://bme.sustc.edu.cn/.
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Established in 2012, the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public institution funded by the City of Shenzhen, , 17 min by high speed train from Hong Kong. Shenzhen is China's fast-growing city in the past two decades, having become the city with the highest per capita revenue from a fishing village. The city is the high-tech and manufacturing hub of China.
The Southern University of Science and Technology is a pioneer in higher education reform in China. The mission of the University is to become a globally recognized institution which emphasizes academic excellence and promotes innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. The teaching language at SUSTech is bilingual, either English or Mandarin. According to Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2019, SUSTech ranked the 8th in mainland China.