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Hai Yao, Ph.D.

Hai Yao Associate Vice President for Biomedical Innovation
Professor and Ernest R. Norville Endowed Chair
Associate Chair for CU-MUSC Bioengineering Program

Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami 2004

Research Interests
Musculoskeletal Biomechanics
Multiscale Modeling
Tissue Engineering

Office Bioengineering Building Room 202
Phone 843-876-2380

Tissue Biomechanics Laboratory

Rebuilding Joint Function:

Tissue Mechanics
Constitutive modeling and numerical simulation
Structure-function relationship: biomechanical characterization
Fluid and solute transport: tissue nutrition

Cell Mechanobiology
Single-cell mechanics: characterization and modeling
Effects of physical stimuli: mechanotransduction
Cell energy metabolism

Functional imaging
In vivo musculoskeletal tissue imaging
Fluorescent imaging for solute transport
Radiation dosimetry: Monte Carlo simulation