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Dr. Lei FanMarquette University

Engineering Hall, 313

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
414-288-3271Google Scholar

Assistant Professor

Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering


The Fan Lab

Professional Preparation

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2019–2022, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University
  • Ph.D., 2019, Computational Mechanics, Durham University, United Kingdom
  • M.S., 2015, Engineering Mechanics, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
  • B.S., 2013, Engineering Mechanics, North University of China

Courses Taught

BIEN 4480 Biomechanics Design Lab 1—Applies the principles of engineering mechanics, data acquisition, and basic electronics in the design and utilization of biomechanical instrumentation 

BIEN 4490 Biomechanics Design Lab 2—Provides students with experience in the design and implementation of appropriate experimental procedures to analyze biomechanical problems 

Research Interests

  • Computational biomechanics: cardio-cerebrovascular mechanics, cardiac-electro mechanics
  • Experimental biomechanics: ex-vivo perfusion experiments, tissue mechanics
  • Optimization/development of clinical treatments/medical devices

Recent Publications


Fan, Lei (Principal Investigator); “Role of coronary perfusion in right heart failure.” A postdoctoral fellowship sponsored by the American Heart Association (2021–2023).

Investigator working in the lab.

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