Ying Sun              
Director, Biomedical Engineering Program

Dept. of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering
University of Rhode Island

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1985
MS, Electrical Engineering, University of Rhode Island, 1982
BS, Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, 1978
Ying has been a faculty member of the University of Rhode Island since 1985. He has developed and taught several courses in the Biomedical Engineering area. His research in medical imaging and biomedical instrumentation has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the medical device industry. His research results have been published in nearly 200 articles in professional conferences and journals such as Annals of Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions, and American Journal of Physiology. During his 1992-93 sabbatical leave Ying spent a year conducting research at Linköping University in Sweden and University of Vienna in Austria. He was the co-founder of the URI Partnership in Physiological Measurements and Computing in 1999 and has served on the Rhode Island Council on Assistive Technology (RICAT) since 2000. He and the URI Assistive Technology Laboratory that he has developed won the 2005 George F. Moore Memorial Award of the Rhode Island Rehabilitation Association. Ying has authored several professional software packages for cardiovascular research and imaging. He has three issued and several pending patents with his colleagues and students. He has supervised thesis research for 17 MS students and 11 Ph.D. students. Ying has been a consultant to hospitals and industry for over 25 years and a classical guitar player for over 35 years.
 Ying Sun's research interests include:

Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering
Univeristy of Rhode Island
4 East Alumne Avenue, Kingston, RI 02881
Office: Kelley Hall, Room 206
Tel: 401-874-2515;    Fax: 401-782-6422
E-mail: sun@ele.uri.edu