机械工程系

Dept of Mechanical Engineering

Wei Sun,

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Room 420B, West Main Building, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China

Tel.: +86-10-62798103

Fax: +86-10-62798103

E-mail:weisun@tsinghua.edu.cn

Education:

Ph.D.,Drexel University, 1992

M.S., Drexel University, 1988

M.S., Hefei University of Technology, 1984

B.S., Hefei University of Technology, 1982

Experience:

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China, Professor, 2010-Present

Drexel University, Albert Soffa Chair Professor, 2008-Present

Drexel University, Professor, 2007-2008

Drexel University, Associate Professor, 2003-2007

Drexel University, Assistant Professor, 1998-2003

Research interests

Bio-manufacturing

Computer Aided Tissue Engineering

Bioengineering

Advanced design, forming technology and device

Membership in Professional Organizations

International Society of Biofabrication

Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineering

Chinese Society of Biomaterials

American Society of Mechanical Engineering

Service Activities

President, International Society of Biofabrication (2010 – president)

Vice President, International Society of Imaging Science and Technology (2013-present)

Founding Chair, Biomanufacturing Technical Committee, ASME (2006-2009)

Editor-in-Chief, Biofabrication (published by IOP, IF=4.302, 2009–present)

Editorial Board Members: Rapid Prototyping Journal, and other 6 Journals

Technical reviewer for Science, Nature and other 47 international journals

Proposal Reviewer and Panelist for: NSF, NIH, NSFC, EU, Singapore et al

Honors & Awards

Outstanding Research Award, College of Engineering, Drexel University (2009)

William Mong Fellow Award, the University of Hong Kong (September, 2008)

Outstanding Contribution to Graduate Teaching Award, Mechanical Engineering, Drexel, 2004

Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award, International Society for Automotive Engineers, 2003

Highly Commend Award for Outstanding Paper, Literati Club, Emerald Publishing, 2001 & 2006

Selected publications

[1] Forgacs, G. and Sun, W., Biofabrication: Micro- and Nano-Fabrication, Printing, Pattering, and Assemblies; Elsevier, William Andrew Applied science Publishers, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-4557-2852-7

[2] Zhao, Y., Rui, Y., Ouyang, L., Ding, H., Zhang, T., Zhang, K., Cheng, S. and Sun, W. “Three-dimensional printing of Hela cells for cervical tumor model in vitro”, Biofabrication, 6(3), 2014, doi:10.1088/1758-5082/6/3/035001

[3] Hamid, Q., Wang, C., Zhao, Y., Snyder, J. and Sun, W., “A three-dimensional cell-laden microfluidic chip for in vitro drug metabolism detection”, Biofabrication, 6(2), 2014, doi:10.1088/1758-5082/6/2/025008.

[4] Zhang, T., Ouyang, L., Chang, K., and Sun, W., “Mechanical Property Characterization of Bioprintedin vitro Soft Tissue Model”, Biofabrication, 5(4), 2013, doi:10.1088/1758-5082/5/4/045010.

[5] Hamid, Q., Snyder, J., Wang, C., Timmer, M., Hammer, J., Guceri, S. and Sun, W., “Fabrication of three-dimensional scaffolds using the precision extrusion deposition with an assisted cooling”, Biofabrication, 3, 2011, doi:10.1088/1758-5082/3/3/034109.

[6] Chang, R., Emami, K., Wu, H. and Sun, W., “Biofabrication of a Three-Dimensional Liver Micro-Organ as an In Vitro Drug Metabolism Model”, Biofabrication, 2, 2010, doi:10.1088/1758-5082/2/4/045004.

[7] Yan, K., Nair, K. and Sun, W., “Three Dimensional Multi-Scale Modeling and Analysis of Cell Damage in Encapsulated Alginate Scaffolds”, Journal of Biomechanics, 2010, Volume 43, Issue 6, 1031-1038.

[8] “Method for Making Artificial Scaffolds Having Porous Three-Dimensional Body Comprising Cells”, Invertors: A. Darling, L. Shor, W. Sun and S. Guceri; US Patent #: 8,735,117B2, May 27, 2014

[9]  “Method and Apparatus for Computer-Aided Tissue Engineering for Modeling, Design and Freeform Fabrication of Tissue Scaffolds, Constructs, and Devices”, Inventors: W. Sun, J. Nam, A. Darling and S. Khalil, US Patent #: 8639484B2, January 28, 2014

[10] “Micro Organ Device”, Invertors: Gonda, S., Chang, R, Starly, B., Culberson, C., Holtorf H., Sun, W., and. Leslie, J., US Patent #: 8,343,740, May 2, 2013

[11] “Bio-3D Printing: Challenges and Opportunities”, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, March 18, 2014 as invited Edinburgh Royal Society IOP lecture speaker

[12] “Bio-3D Printing: Challenges and Opportunities for Biomaterials”, 2013 Forum on Trend and Frontier Development on New Generation of Materials, Chinese Academy of Engineering, Chengdu, China, September 9, 2013, as invited Forum plenary speaker

[13]  “Advanced Biomanufacturing: Tissue/Organ Approaches”, National Science Foundation workshop on Advanced Biomanufacturing, Arlington, VA, USA, July 25, 2013, as invited workshop speaker

[14] “Bio-3D Printing”, NSF Workshop on Frontiers of Additive Manufacturing Research, Arlington, VA, USA, July 11, 2013, as invited workshop speaker

[15]  “Recent development on Bio-additive manufacturing”, the 154 Chinese Science and Technology Forum, Wuhan, China, December 14, 2012, as invited Forum keynote speaker.