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Ming Dao, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator & Director, Nanomechanics Laboratory @ MIT
Principal Research Scientist, Dept of Materials Sci & Eng @ MIT

Office: Room 4-045, Email: mingdao@mit.edu,
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139


Experiences

Current Research Interests

  • Biomechanics and Biophysics of the Cell
  • Malaria
  • Nanoscale Properties of Biological Materials
  • Nanostructured or Amorphous Materials
  • Nano-Indentation and Micro-Indentation
  • Surfaces and Thin Films
  • Functionally Graded Materials

Selected Publications

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2001 Before 2000

Education

Honors and Awards

  • ASME Fellow, 2016, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • The Ruth and William A. Silen, M.D. Award for the Public Health, Epidemiology, or Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Physics, Chemistry, or Engineering categories (3rd Prize), 2016, Harvard Medical School
  • Best Paper Award, 2013, Materials Transaction, Japan Institute of Metals and Materials
  • Singapore Research Chair/Professor of Bioengineering and Infectious Diseases, 2012, MIT
  • No. 1 among Top 25 Hottest Articles, April-June 2007, Acta Materialia
  • Best Paper Award, 2006, Materials Transaction, Japan Institute of Metals
  • Best Poster Award, 1994, MRS Symposium on High Temperature Ordered Intermetallics Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Best Graduating Student Award, 1989, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ.
  • Chinese National Math Competition, 2nd Price, 1984, China.