Biography

Dr. Yanfen Li is an Assistant Teaching Professor at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She received her Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign where her research was focused on the utilization of biomaterials to understand and influence cellular function and epigenetics. Her current research is in engineering education with a focus on curriculum development, formation of engineering identity in undergraduate students, and retention and recruitment of female and minority engineering students.  She is a passionate teacher and researcher who aims to inspire students of all ages to solve grand challenges.

@BiomedicalUml, @UMLEngineering hosting the first Clinician and Engineer Meet and Greet on Saturday, April 30th at 10AM. There will be posters. There will be panel discussions. There will be food. All are welcome. All is free. @UMLNursing @LowellGHospital @lowell_chc

Congratulations to PEAK performance team for winning the Contribution to a Healthier Life Style award at the @Difference_UML IDEA challenge this week! It’s been so energizing to be your faculty advisor! @BiomedicalUml @UMLEngineering

Know a ChE interested in engineering for grad school? I have positions to fill! I would love to talk to students who are passionate about helping others overcome internal barriers to success in engineering. Fill out the interest form here: https://bit.ly/wilsonEER @aicheeddiv

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