Hairong Zheng is a Professor and vice director of Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT), Chinese Academy of Sciences. Dr. Zheng’s research focus on multi-function biomedical ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging systems. He received his B.S. degree from Harbin Institute of Technology in 2000 and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Colorado at Boulder in 2006. He joined the University of California Davis first as a postdoctoral fellow, and then as project scientist in the Biomedical Engineering Department, before joining SIAT in late 2007.
Dr. Zheng has published more than 150 peer-reviewed journal papers and owns more than 90 patents. Dr. Zheng is a recipient of the National Outstanding Young Scientist Award of China (2013), National Leading Talents of Ten Thousand Plan (2016), the Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation Young Scientist Award (2017), National Technological Invention Award (2017), and Qiu Shi Outstanding Young Scholar Award (2018). He is the principal investigator of the China 973 plan, a special fund of Scientific Instruments of NSFC. Dr. Zheng was an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on UFFC, an editorial board member of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, and the chairman of the IEEE EMBS Shenzhen Chapter.