Faculty Candidate Research and Teaching Presentation


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Join the Biological Engineering department in a faculty candidate research and teaching presentation. Zhengwei Li, PhD, Post-doctoral researcher at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will present via WebEx on Wednesday, April 29 at 9:00am. The search committee chair is Dr. Ronald Sims ron.sims@usu.edu.

Zhengwei Li

Zhengwei Li, PhD


Dr. Zhengwei Li is currently a NSF EBICS Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Li received his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering in May 2017 from University of Colorado Boulder, where he won the Outstanding Dissertation Award (one recipient each year across all different engineering disciplines). His primary research interests are in the bioinspired design for engineering and biomedical applications, including design and fabrication of biohybrid robotics (“Bio-bots”), and mechanics and design of 3D curvy electronics and soft functional materials. His research work has been recognized by several fellowships and travel awards, including Outstanding Dissertation Award, TAML Best Paper Award, Thomas & Brenda GEERS Graduate Fellowship, Summer Graduate School Fellowship, Haythornthwaite Foundation Travel Award, and NSF Travel Award.

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Topic Time Attendees
Introduction & Background 9:00 – 9:15am Open to all BE faculty, staff, and students
Research Presentation and Q&A 9:15 – 10:00am Open to all BE faculty, staff, and students
Teaching Presentation and Q&A 10:00 – 10:20am Open to all BE faculty, staff, and students
Meet with BE Students 10:20 – 10:50am Open to all BE students
Break 10:50 – 11:05am  
Meet with BE Faculty 11:05 – 11:35am Open to all BE Faculty
Meet with College of Engineering Dean 11:35am – 12:15pm Dean Jagath Kaluarachchi
Break 12:15 – 12:30pm  
Meet with BE Department Head 12:30 – 12:55pm Dr. D. Keith Roper
Meet with BE Staff 12:55 – 1:15pm Open to all BE Staff