Mian Long
Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Dr. Long received his Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1984 and his Ph.D. degree in Biomechanics from Chongqing University in 1990. He started his career in College of Bioengineering, Chongqing University and promoted from a lecturer (1990), an associate professor (1992) to a full professor (1995). In 2000, Dr. Long moved to the Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Currently he is a full professor and the Directors of Center for Biomechanics and Bioengineering and Beijing Key Laboratory of Engineered Construction and Mechanobiology.

Dr. Long’s research interests focus on molecular biomechanics, cellular mechanobiology, and engineered tissue reconstruction related to immune responses and mechanosensation in space. He has published over 130 peer-reviewed papers plus over 280 proceeding abstracts. He has also developed various bioengineering approaches in drug screening and engineered bioreactor with 11 warranted patents.

Dr. Long has served (is serving) as the Executive Member of World Council for Biomechanics and the Council Members of International Society of Biorheology and World Association for Chinese Biomedical Engineers, the Vice President of Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics and the Directors of National Committee on Biomechanics and Biorheology and National Committee on Biomechanics. He is also the Associate Editors of Cellular and Molecular Engineering and Biomedical Engineering Online. He is awarded by the National Outstanding Young Investigator Award from National Natural Science Foundation of China and the Young Teacher Award from Ministry of Education of China. He is a fellow of American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering.