Yizhi Meng

Yizhi Meng

Assistant Professor

Chemical and Molecular Engineering Program
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-2275
Office: 246 Heavy Engineering
Lab: 256 Heavy Engineering
Phone: 631-632-8552 (office); 631-632-8376 (lab)
Fax: 631-632-8052
E-mail: yizhi.meng(at)stonybrook.edu
Website: http://MySBfiles.stonybrook.edu/~ymeng/

EDUCATION

  • 2003 Ph.D., Food Engineering, Cornell University

  • 2001 M.S., Food Engineering, Cornell University

  • 1998 B.S., Food Science, Cornell University

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2009-present Assistant Professor, Chemical and Molecular Engineering, Stony Brook University

  • 2005-2009 Postdoctoral Fellow, Biomedical Engineering, Stony Brook University

  • 2003-2005 Postdoctoral Associate, Plant Pathology, Cornell University

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

INVITED LECTURES

  1. “Should I stay or should I go: The fine line between cell migration and differentiation,” AIChE Northeast Regional Conference, New Haven, CT (March 17, 2012)

  2. “Developing Biofunctional Composite Materials for Medical Applications,” Advanced Composites Manufacturing Conference,” Bethpage, NY (November 3, 2011)

  3. “Cell-Biomaterial Interactions,” ASM-LI Meeting, St. James, NY (October 20, 2010).

  4. “Understanding the effect of surface topography and chemistry on osteoblast migration and differentiation,” Department of Energy Site Review, Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Upton, NY (September 2, 2010).

  5. “Unraveling the Mysteries of Bone Formation,” National Synchrotron Light Source, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY (October 20, 2007)

  6. “Twitching Motility and Biofilm Formation of Xylella fastidiosa in a Microfluidic Device,” Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility Annual Meeting, Ithaca, NY (September 22, 2005)

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Young Investigator Travel Award, 8th International Bone Fluid Flow, 2007

  • U.S. National Needs Fellowship, 2001-2002

  • VitaSoy & Lo Fellowship, 2000-2001

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

  • American Society for Cell Biology

  • Biophysical Society

  • Materials Research Society

  • New York Academy of Sciences

  • Phi Tau Sigma

  • Sigma Xi

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Students Advised:

  • Chi Zhang (M.S. 2011, Materials Science and Engineering, SBU)

  • Xia Lu (M.S. 2011, Materials Science and Engineering, SBU)

  • Gaojun Liu (M.S. 2012, Materials Science and Engineering, SBU)

  • Xin He (M.S. 2012, Materials Science and Engineering, SBU)

  • Cheng Zhang (M.S. 2012, Materials Science and Engineering, SBU)

  • Ling Li (Ph.D. expected 2013, Materials Science and Engineering, SBU)

  • Kathryn Dorst (Ph.D. expected 2013, Materials Science and Engineering, SBU)

  • Amanda Chin (M.S. 2013, Materials Science and Engineering, SBU)

  • Junyi Wu (M.S. 2013, Materials Science and Engineering, SBU)

  • Kai Song (M.S. 2013, Materials Science and Engineering, SBU)

  • Derek Rammelkamp (Ph.D. expected 2016, Materials Science and Engineering, SBU)

  • Giulia Suarato (Ph.D. expected 2016, Materials Science and Engineering, SBU)

 

Courses Taught:

  • Spring 2009: CME 320 (Chemical Engineering Lab II)

  • Fall 2009: CME 318 (Chemical Engineering Fluid Mechanics)

  • Spring 2010: CME 323 (Reaction Engineering and Chemical Kinetics), ESM 696 (Problems in Materials Science-Tissue Engineering)

  • Fall 2010: CME 318 (Chemical Engineering Fluid Mechanics)

  • Spring 2011: CME 371 (Biomedical Polymers), ESM 696 (Problems in Materials Science-Tissue Engineering), SSO 102 (Nanotechnology and Medicine)

  • Fall 2011: CME 318 (Chemical Engineering Fluid Mechanics)

  • Spring 2012: CME 371 (Biomedical Polymers), ESM 696 (Problems in Materials Science-Tissue Engineering), SSO 102 (Nanotechnology and Medicine)

  • Fall 2012: CME 318 (Chemical Engineering Fluid Mechanics), ESM 696 (Problems in Materials Science - Biomedical and Food Materials)

  • Spring 2013: CME 371 (Biomedical Polymers), ESM 696 (Problems in Materials Science - Biomedical and Food Materials)