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Wei Gao
  • Assistant Professor of Medical Engineering; Investigator, Heritage Medical Research Institute; Ronald and JoAnne Willens Scholar

Wei Gao

Professor Gao's primary research interest is in the development of novel bioelectronic devices for personalized and precision medicine: wearable and flexible biosensors that can analyze the various biomarkers in body fluids for real-time continuous health monitoring and early diagnosis, and synthetic micro/nanomachines for rapid drug delivery and precision surgery. His research thrusts include fundamental materials innovation as well as practical device and system level applications in translational medicine.

YideZhang
  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Medical Engineering

Yide Zhang

Yide Zhang joined the Caltech Optical Imaging Laboratory as a postdoctoral scholar in September 2019. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame in 2019. With his interdisciplinary background, engineering skills, and expertise in imaging, Yide aims to develop next-generation photoacoustic and ultrafast imaging techniques that can observe biological and physical phenomena that are too fast to be imaged with existing methods.