Cryo-biomedical engineering, fundamental and applied cryobiology, including the study of cryoinjury mechanisms and development of novel technology for the biopreservation of living cells/tissues/organs at low temperature.
Editor of the Special Issue: Cryobiology and Biopreservation (co-editors: Dayong Gao, Xuemin Zhao), Biopreservation and Biobanking (the official journal of the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER)), August 2022.
Section Editor, Biopreservation and Biobanking (the official journal of the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER)), Feb 2016 - present.
Treasurer, Executive Board Member, the International Society for Cryobiology, 2018-2019.
Chair or Member, the Finance Committee, Scientific Program Committee, Awards Committee, Review Committee, the International Society for Cryobiology, 2018-present.
Session Chair, Summer Biomechanics Bioengineering Biotransport Conference (SB3C) (2021 Summer), Annual Conference of the International Society for Cryobiology (2018-present).
Invited reviewer for scientific journals, including Langmuir, Applied Sciences, Soft Matter, Cells, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Journal of Physical Chemistry, Advanced Healthcare Materials, Acta Biomaterialia, Scientific Reports, PLoS ONE, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Cryobiology, Celluar Microbiology, Journal of Applied Physics, Journal of Membrane Science, Journal of Thermal Biology, Biopreservation and Biobanking, Bioengineering, Engineer Reports, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, SAGE-Biomarker Insight, Regenerative Medicine, Energy Research Journal, Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Proceedings, SB3C, MDPI-Biology, etc..
Associate Director, Affiliate Assistant Professor
Center for Cryo-Biomedical Engineering and Artificial Organs
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington (Seattle)