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 Sun joined the faculty of University of Rhode Island in 1985. He has developed and taught a number of courses in the area of Biomedical Engineering. His research in biomedical instrumentation and  medical imaging has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the medical device industry, with over 250 publications in professional conferences and journals such as Annals of Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions, and American Journal of Physiology. He was a visiting professor at Linkoping University (Sweden), University of Vienna (Austria), and National Sun Yat-Sen University (Taiwan) during his sabbatical leaves. He serves as a board member of the Rhode Island Council on Assistive Technology (RICAT), Ocean State Center for Independent Living (OSCIL), and Monte Jade New England (MJNE). He and the URI Assistive Technology Laboratory that he initiated won the 2005 George F. Moore Memorial Award of the Rhode Island Rehabilitation Association. Serving as a consultant to hospitals and industry for over 30 years, he has authored several professional software packages for cardiovascular research, medical imaging, and neuroscience instrumentation. He has 7 issued and several pending patents with his colleagues and students, and received the 2012 URI Research and Scholarship Excellence Award in Intellectual Property Patent. He has supervised thesis research for 22 MS students and 11 Ph.D. students to date. Ying has played the classical guitar for over 45 years and has been a member of the Dyadic Duo. Recently, he has combined his interest in music and engineering expertise to co-develop a general education course entitled Technologies and Music.

 Ying Sun's research interests include:

Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering
College of Engineering, University of Rhode Island
URI at Schneider Electric, 132 Fairgrounds Road
West Kingston, RI 02892
Office: Schneider Electric
Tel: 401-874-2515;    Fax: 401-782-6422
E-mail: yingsun@uri.edu