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Yanfen Li


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Dr. Yanfen LiAssistant Teaching Professor

Research Interests

Engineering Education, Tissue Engineering, Biomaterials

Education

  • Ph D: Bioengineering, (2018), University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - Champaign, IL
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Engineered hydrogels for tracking cell signaling from the outside-in
  • BS: Bioengineering, (2012), University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - Champaign, IL

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Department of Biomedical Engineering Teaching Excellence Award (2019), Teaching - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • ASEE Biomedical Engineering Division Best Poster Award (2017), Scholarship/Research - American Society for Engineering Education
  • ASEE Biomedical Engineering Division Travel Award (2017), Scholarship/Research - American Society for Engineering Education
  • Department of Bioengineering Student Leadership Award (2017), Leadership - University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent, Outstanding (5 times) (2017) - University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
  • Department of Bioengineering Teaching Excellence Fellowship (2016), Teaching - University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
  • Mavis Future Faculty Fellowship Program (2016), Scholarship/Research - University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Selected Presentations

  • Introducing Upper-level Students to Primary Literature: A Comparative Assessment of Two Methods - 2019 BMES Annual Meeting , October 2019 - Philadelphia, PA