Yin Yu, doctoral student in biomedical engineering and research assistant at the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Group in the UI Center for Computer-Aided Design, has been elected a Full Member in Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society.
Yu focuses on printing living cells for organ fabrication. He holds an MS degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Iowa and an MD degree from the Medical College of Nantong University. His research interests are stem cells and organ printing.
Full Membership in the society is conferred upon any individual who has shown noteworthy achievement as an original investigator in a field of pure or applied science or engineering.
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society is the international honor society of science and engineering. One of the oldest and largest scientific organizations in the world, Sigma Xi has a distinguished history of service to science and society for more than one hundred and twenty five years. Scientists and engineers, whose research spans the disciplines of science and technology, comprise the membership of the Society. Sigma Xi chapters can be found at colleges and universities, government laboratories, and industry research centers around the world. More than 200 Noble Prize winners have been members.