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Professor Rong Zhu Gan

EDUCATION
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering - 1992 University of Memphis

M.S., Applied Mathematics - 1988 University of Alberta Edmonton, Canada

M.S., Biomechanics - 1981 Huazhong University of Science & Technology Wuhan, China

B.S., Mechanical Engineering - 1968 Huazhong University of Science & Technology Wuhan, China

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Biomechanics of soft and hard tissues
Implantable devices
Middle ear mechanics and transfer functions
Hemodynamics and biofluid mechanics
Cardiopulmonary physiology
Mathematical modeling of physiological systems
Finite element analysis and its applications

Dr. Gan's Biomedical Engineering Research Lab is Unit #1125 in the Stephenson Research and Technology Center.

HONORS AND AWARDS
ASME National Award for Faculty Advisor in Region X, 2005

Invited speaker on System Biomechanics for Restoration of Hearing at 20 universities and institutes since 2001, including: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Michigan, Sandia National Laboratories, University of Memphis, Saint Louise University, Tsinghua University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Chonqing University

COURSES TAUGHT/DEVELOPED
Biomechanics I - Biosolids*
Biomechanics II - Biofluids*
Biomaterials*
Implantable Devices*
Biomedical Systems Analysis
Dynamics
Biorheology*
Continuum Mechanics
Fluid Mechanics
Mechanics of Materials

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Biomedical Engineering Society
Association for Research in Otolaryngology
Hough Ear Institute
International Society of Biorheology

Dr. Rong Zhu Gan, AME Professor

Contact Information

(405) 325-1099
Felgar Hall 200
rgan@ou.edu

Office Hours:
Tuesdays & Thursdays
12:00-1:00PM

Dr. Gan is also a faculty member of the OU Bioengineering Center and serves as an adjunct associate professor in Physiology in the College of Medicine at the OU Health Sciences Center.