jianping fu, phd

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering                                                    
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology



Jianping Fu is an Associate Professor at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with a primary appointment in the Mechanical Engineering Department and courtesy appointments in the Biomedical Engineering Department and the Cell and Developmental Biology Department.  He  is a Core Faculty Member for the UM Center for Organogenesis, the UM Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the UM Center for Systems Biology.  Dr. Fu’s current research focuses on mechanobiology, stem cell biology, Bio-Microelectromechanical and -Nanoelectromechanical Systems (BioMEMS/NEMS), Lab-on-Chip (LOC), and applying microfabrication technology to illuminate biological systems at both the molecular and cellular levels.  Dr. Fu is the recipient of the American Heart Association Scientist Development Award (2012), the National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2012), the Mechanical Engineering Outstanding Faculty Achievement Award (2014), the Robert M. Caddell Memorial Award for Research (2014), and the Ted Kennedy Family Team Excellence Award (2015).  Dr. Fu's research group is currently supported by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association, and some other foundations and agencies.