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Keat Ghee Ong

Keat Ghee Ong

BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Kentucky

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906-487-2749
kgong@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Keat Ghee Ong is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Michigan Technological University. He received his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Kentucky in 2000. In 2006, he started his academic career in Biomedical Engineering at Michigan Technological University as an Assistant Professor.

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Sean J. Kirkpatrick

Sean J. Kirkpatrick

PhD, Biomechanics, University of Miami

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906-487-2167
sjkirkpa@mtu.edu

Department Chair, Biomedical Engineering

Sean Kirkpatrick's primary area of research is biomedical optics, specializing in the biophysical applications of light scattering for assessing the mechanical, structural and biochemical nature of biological tissues and fluids, and synthetic biomaterials. Of particular interest to him is the theory and application of the laser speckle phenomenon, as

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Zhiying (Jenny) Shan

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906-487-1757
zhiyings@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

Dr. Zhiying Shan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology, and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Science at Michigan Technological University. Her research interests focus on the mechanisms of neurogenic hypertension and associated cardiovascular diseases, particularly developing novel targets for the