Jianping Fu

Jianping Fu
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology
Associate Director, Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care

Address

2664 GGB (George G. Brown Laboratory)
2350 Hayward
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125
Phone
(734) 615-7363

Degrees

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007
MS, University of California, Los Angeles, 2002
BE, University of Science and Technology of China, 2000

Research Interests

Cell Mechanics and Mechanobiology, Mechanotransduction, Stem Cell Biology, Bioengineering, and BioMEMS

Honors and Awards

Rising Star Award, Biomedical Engineering Society - Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, 2016
Ted Kennedy Family Team Excellence Award, University of Michigan, 2015
Mechanical Engineering Outstanding Faculty Achievement Award, 2014
Robert M. Caddell Memorial Award for Research, University of Michigan, 2014
National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2012
American Heart Association Scientist Development Grant, 2012
American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2008-2010
Senturia Prize for Best Thesis in MEMS/NEMS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007
Halen Carr Peake Research Prize for Bioengineering Research of Extraordinary Quality, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007
PPST 20th Anniversary Research Excellence Award, First Runner-up, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006
100K Entrepreneurship Competition, Semifinalist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006
Massachusetts Technology Assessment Award, 2006

Faculty Type

Tenured and Tenure-Track

Related News

This device, developed by a multidisciplinary team including ME professors Fu and Kurabayashi, is a microfluidic device that uses a miniscule amount of blood – a mere microliter – to achieve test results in 20 minutes

Four ME faculty members received College of Engineering Awards in 2015. These recipients include Jun Ni, Huei Peng, Katsuo Kurabayashi, and Jianping Fu

A transformative diagnostic tool for rapid measurement of patient immune status, developed through a close collaboration between U-M researchers from the Medical School and the Department of Mechanical Engineering, received NIH funding this past July

Jianping Fu coaxed human embryonic stem cells to turn into working spinal cord cells more efficiently by growing the cells on a soft, utrafine carpet made of a key ingredient in Silly Putty

Weiqiang Chen, PhD candidate, has won both the American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship and the Baxter Young Investigator Award. He is a member of Dr. Fu’s Integrated Biosystems and Biomechanics Lab.

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