The Department of Biomedical Engineering announces two faculty promotions


The department of biomedical engineering is pleased to announce the promotion of two faculty members effective July 1, 2015.

Jian Yang has been promoted to full professor. Siyang Zheng, has been promoted to the rank of associate professor.

The department is extremely proud of its outstanding faculty members that make learning, research and innovation at Penn State possible. We extend our congratulations to Doctors Yang and Zheng and look forward to their continued success.


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Mindy Krause

Jian Yang
Jian Yang

nanyin Zhang
Nanyin Zhang



The Department of Biomedical Engineering administers the undergraduate major in biomedical engineering, and is a part of the university-wide Intercollege Graduate Degree Program, offering both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Bioengineering. Our work combines traditional engineering principles with medicine and technology for the betterment of human health and society. 

Department of Biomedical Engineering

205 Hallowell Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-863-6614