Assistant Professor317 Engineering Laboratory University of Massachusetts 160 Governors Drive Amherst, MA 01003-2210 firstname.lastname@example.org(413) 545-4543(413) 545-1027Laboratory for Multiscale Bioengineering and MechanobiologyHorizontal TabsEducation B.S., University of Science and Technology of China, 2010 Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2015 Research Our research applies and integrates fundamental engineering principles, such as manufacturing, biomechanics, materials science, and micro/nanoengineering, to understand and harness the mechanobiology of stem cells for modeling currently incurable human diseases and for applications in regenerative medicine. Current research interests include: Stem cell bioengineering System mechanobiology Microengineering Active biomaterials Lab-on-chip Tissue biomechanics Program Area: Mechanical Engineering Publications Di Chen*, Yubing Sun*, Cheri X. Deng, and Jianping Fu. Improving survival of disassociated human embryonic stem cells by mechanical stimulation using acoustic tweezing cytometry. Biophysical Journal (Biophysical Letter), 108, pp. 1315-1317, 2015. Hui Wang, Yubing Sun, Jinhui Yi, Jianping Fu, Jing Di, Alejandra del Carmen Alonso, and Shuiqin Zhou. Fluorescent porous carbon nanocapsules for two-photon imaging, NIR/pH dual-responsive drug carrier, and photothermal therapy. Biomaterials, vol. 53, pp. 117-126, 2015 Yubing Sun, Koh Meng Aw Yong, Luis G. Villa-Diaz, Xiaoli Zhang, Weiqiang Chen, Renee Philson, Shinuo Weng, Haoxing Xu, Paul H. Krebsbach and Jianping Fu. Hippo/YAP-mediated rigidity-dependent motor neuron differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells. Nature Materials, vol. 13, pp. 599-604, 2014. Zhenzhen Fan*, Yubing Sun*, Di Chen*, Weiqiang Chen, Cheri Deng, and Jianping Fu. Acoustic tweezing cytometry for live-cell subcellular control of intracellular cytoskeleton contractility. Scientific Reports, vol. 3, 2176, 2013. Weiqiang Chen, Yubing Sun, and Jianping Fu. Microfabricated nanotopological surfaces for study of adhesion-dependent cell mechanosensitivity.Small, 9, pp. 81-89, 2013. Yubing Sun, Christopher S. Chen, and Jianping Fu. Forcing stem cells to behave: A biophysical perspective of cellular microenvironment. Annual Review of Biophysics, vol. 41, pp. 519-542, Yubing Sun, Luis G. Villa-Diaz, Raymond Hiu-Wai Lam, Weiqiang Chen, Paul H. Krebsbach, and Jianping Fu. Matrix mechanics regulates fate decisions of human embryonic stem cells. PLoS ONE, vol. 7, e37178, 2012. Weiqiang Chen, Luis G. Villa-Diaz, Yubing Sun, Shinuo Weng, Raymond Hiu-Wai Lam, Paul H. Krebsbach, and Jianping Fu. Nanotopography influences adhesion, spreading, and self-renewal of human embryonic stem cells. ACS Nano, vol. 6, pp. 4094-4103, 2012.