Yang Yang is a MND Visiting Scientist in the Microsystems and Nanotechnology Division. He received a B.S. in Chemistry from Fudan University, China and an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Syracuse University. He is a doctoral candidate in Chemical Engineering at University of Maryland College Park. His doctoral research focuses on fabrication of body-on-a-chip devices for mimicking first pass metabolism and development of corresponding physiologically based pharmacokinetic models. Yang is working with Mandy Esch on design, fabrication and operation of body-on-a-chip devices with GI tract and liver tissues.