Team members

Principal Investigator

Li Tang, Ph.D. (CV)
Assistant Professor

Institute of Bioengineering (IBI)

Institute of Materials Science & Engineering (IMX)
School of Engineering (STI)

École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013-2016

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007-2012

B.S., Peking University, 2003-2007

Administrative Assistant

Monica Navarro Suarez
Email: [email protected]

Phone: +41 21 69 30756

Office: MED 1 2726 / SV 2513

Current members

Yugang Guo
Postdoctoral Fellow
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +41 21 693 4398
Office: MED 1 2926

Ph.D., Cell Biology, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)

B.S., Life Science, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)

Yu Zhao
Postdoctoral Fellow (Eurotech Postdoctoral Fellow)
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +41 21 693 4398
Office: MED 1 2926

Ph.D., Macromolecular Science, Fudan University

B.S., Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, Fudan University

Bing Feng
Postdoctoral Fellow
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +41 21 693 4398
Office: MED 1 2924

Ph.D., Pharmaceutics, Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences

B.S., Pharmacy, Fudan University

Yi Wang
Postdoctoral Fellow
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +41 21 693 4398
Office: MED 1 2926

Ph.D., Nanoscience and Technology, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

B.S., Biology, Capital Normal University

Yuqing Xie
Doctoral student in Biotechnology and Bioengineering (EDBB). 2016-
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +41 21 693 4398
Office: MED 1 2925
https://sites.google.com/site/ yuqingxie92/

B.S., Biological Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)

Yang Zhao

Doctoral student in Materials Science and Engineering (EDMX). 2018-
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +41 21 693 4398
Office: MED 1 2922

M.S., Radiology, Peking University 

B.S., Pharmacy, Jilin University

Kewen Lei

Doctoral student in Materials Science and Engineering (EDMX). 2017-
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +41 21 693 4398
Office: MED 1 2924

M.S., Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, Fudan University

B.S., Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, Fudan University

Céline J. Prange (co-advised with Prof. Xile Hu)

Doctoral student in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (EDCH). 2018-
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +41 21 693 9883
Office: BCH 3107

M.S., Chemistry, ETH Zurich

M.S., Biology, ETH Zurich

B.S., Chemistry, ETH Zurich

Min Gao

Doctoral student in Biotechnology and Bioengineering (EDBB). 2018-

Chinese Government Scholarship

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +41 21 693 4398
Office: MED 1 2921

M.S., Biology, Soochow University

B.S., Pharmacy, Soochow University

Armand Kurum

Doctoral student in Biotechnology and Bioengineering (EDBB). 2019-

EPFL innovator co-funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +41 21 693 4398
Office: MED 1 2921

M.S., Mechanical engineering, ETH Zurich/Wyss Institute, Harvard University

B.S., Mechanical engineering, EPFL

Xiaomeng Hu
Doctoral student in Biotechnology and Bioengineering (EDBB), 2019-

Chinese Government Scholarship
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +41 21 693 4398
Office: MED 1 2922

M. Medicine, Pharmaceutics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

B.S., Pharmacy, Hubei University of Chinese Medicine

Lucia Bonati

Doctoral student in Biotechnology and Bioengineering (EDBB). 2019-

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +41 21 693 4398
Office: MED 1 2920

M.S., Biotechnology, ETH Zurich

B.S., Nanoscience, University of Basel



Alumni

Alumni Position in Tang lab Current position
Kamyar Mehrabi Kochehbyoki Master in Materials Science and Engineering, 2017   
Di Cui Master in Materials Science and Engineering, 2016   
Lucas Eckes Bachelor in Life Sciences & Technology, 2017   
Sirine Sayagh Bachelor in Life Sciences & Technology, 2017   
Milad Dulloo Bachelor in Life Sciences & Technology, 2017   
Sanja Tosheska Master in Materials Science and Engineering, 2017-2018   
Luca Vergano Master in Materials Science and Engineering, 2017   
Shahana Bishnoi

Exchange Master in Life Sciences & Technology, 2017 

 
Richie Yat-tsai Wan Bachelor in Life Sciences & Technology, 2018   
Jingfei Ren Exchange Bachelor in Life Sciences & Technology, 2018   
Yepeng Weng Exchange Bachelor in Life Sciences & Technology, 2018   
James R. Li Internship,  Vredenburg scholarship

Bachelor of Science: Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2018