About
Guang-Zhong Yang
2019-09-19

Professor Guang-Zhong Yang is the founding dean of the Medical Robotics Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He was the founding director of the Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, Imperial College London. Professor Yang is also the Chairman of the advisory board, the UK-RAS Network (http://ukras.org). Professor Yang’s main research interests are in medical imaging, sensing and robotics. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, fellow of IEEE, IET, AIMBE, IAMBE, MICCAI, CGI and a recipient of the Royal Society Research Merit Award and listed in The Times Eureka ‘Top 100’ in British Science. Professor Yang is the founding editor of Science Robotics (http://robotics.sciencemag.org/) – a journal of the Science family dedicated to the latest advances in robotics and how it enables or underpins new scientific discoveries. He was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s 2017 New Year Honour for his contribution to biomedical engineering. 

 

Current Appointment

Chair Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Dean, Institute of Medical Robotics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Editor-in-chief, Science Robotics

Chairman, British Association of Robots and Automatic Control Systems

Deputy Chairman, Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London

Professor, Department of Computing, Imperial College, London

 

Higher Education

1988-1991 Imperial College, PhD, Computer Science

1982-1986 Shanghai Jiao Tong University, BSc

 

Employments

Nov 2019 - present Chair professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Dec 2017 - present Dean, Institute of Medical Robotics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Sept 2001 - Nov 2017 Chair in Medical Image Computing, Imperial College London, UK

Oct 2000 - Aug 2001 Reader, Department of Computing, Imperial College London, UK

April 1999 - Sept 2000 Lecturer, Department of Computing, Imperial College London, UK

Oct 1991 - April 1999 Principal Scientist, Royal Brompton Hospital London, UK

 

Appointments

2017 - Dean, Institute of Medical Robotics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

2010 – Co-Founder, Director, Robotic Assisted Microsurgery Laboratory

2010 – Deputy Chairman, Institute of Global Health Innovation

2008 - Co-Founder, Director, Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery

2006 – Chairman, Centre for Pervasive Sensing, Imperial College

2005-2010 Director of Imaging and Robotics, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College

2004-2006 Theme Leader in Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College

2003-2005 Chairman, Imperial College Imaging Sciences Centre

2002 – Founder and Co-Director, Wolfson Surgical Technology Laboratory

2001 – Founder and Director of Royal Society/Wolfson Foundation MIC Laboratory

1999 – Head of Visual Information Processing Group, Department of Computing, Imperial College London

 

Fellowships

FREng, Fellow the Royal Academy of Engineering

FIET, Fellow of The Institute of Engineering and Technology (formerly IEE)

FIEEE, Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

FAIMBE, Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

FIAMBE, Fellow of the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering

FCGI, Fellow of the City and Guilds Institute.

Institute of Medical Robotics

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