Yiyun Cheng is a Full Professor of biomedical engineering at School of Life Sciences, East China Normal University, China. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Science and Technology of China under the mentorship of Professor Yunyu Shi and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Washington University in St. Louis with Professor Younan Xia. Cheng won the CAS President’s Excellent Award in 2008, the CAS excellent Ph.D. thesis in 2010, and the "Dawn Scholar" of Shanghai in 2010. He was the Regional Editor of Current Drug Discovery Technologies and Editorial Board Member of four international journals. He was invited as Reviewer for more than 60 international journals and has published more than 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts on journals including Nature Materials, Chem. Rev., Chem. Soc. Rev., J. Am. Chem. Soc., Biomaterials with a total citation of more than 1000 by other research groups. His research interests are focused on the biomedical applications of dendrimers and other dendritic polymers.
Biography Updated on 4 October 2012