Basic information


          Min Lin

                PhD, Professor



Bioinspired Engineering & Biomechanics Center

School of Life Science and Technology

Xi’an Jiaotong University

Xi’an, China, 710049


Dr. Min Lin achieved B.S. degree (2005) in Material Science and Engineering from Hefei University of Technology and M.S. degree (2008) in Material Science and Engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University. Dr. Lin completed his Ph.D. degree at Biomedical Engineering and Biomechanics Center in Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2011. He joined the faculty of Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2011 and was promoted as a Professor in 2019. During 2014-2015, Dr. Lin worked as a research fellow at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital.


Dr. Lin’s current research is focused on biomechanics/mechanobioloby (tissue and cell level) and biomaterials/nanomaterials synthesis for a wide range of biomedical applications such as engineering of photo-responsive cell microenvironment, gene/drug delivery and point-of-care diagnosis.  Dr. Lin has won a “Natural Science Award”, which is a nationwide award granted by the Government of China. Dr. Lin also won “Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award” granted by the Education Department of Shaanxi Provincial Government. Dr. Lin has published more than 50 journal papers, 2 books, 3 book chapters, 12 conference papers/abstracts. 9 papers were highlighted as cover/back cover in high-profile internal journals. The papers have been cited more than 1300 times, with h-index factor of 23. Dr. Lin has been invited to serve as Editorial Board Member for several international journals including Scientific Reports, Journal of Biomedical Engineering & Bioinformatics and Science Proceedings. He works as reviewer for several international journals.


 Sep.2008-Sep.2011 Ph.D. in Biomechanics, Xi'an Jiaotong University,China

Sep.2006-Jul.2008 M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

Spe.2005-Jul.2006 Intern, Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale University of Science and Technology of China

Spe.2001-Jul.2005 B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Hefei University of Technology,China

Work experience


      Professor,Bioinspired Engineering & Biomechanics Center, Xi'an Jiaotong University


    Associate Professor,Bioinspired Engineering & Biomechanics Center, Xi'an Jiaotong University


    Assistant Professor,Bioinspired Engineering & Biomechanics Center, Xi'an Jiaotong University

    Team Leader,Intelligent Nanomaterials / Point of Care Diagnosis team

    Academic Secretary,Administrative responsibilities include:weekly seminar organization,hosting of visiting scholars, lab HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) control,etc

    Postdoc,Intelligent Nanomaterials for gene therapy, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Harvard Medical School

Research Interests


    Engineering of intelligent biomaterials for tissue engineering and cell microenvironment

    Biomechanics,Cell Signaling