Hong Chen

Prof. Hong Chen joined Washington University in St. Louis in July 2015. She earned her Ph.D. degree in Bioengineering from the University of Washington in 2011. After graduation, she worked as a senior fellow in the School of Medicine at the University of Washington. From 2012 to 2015, she was a postdoctoral research scientist in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Columbia University. She has obtained significant training and made scientific contributions in physical acoustics, therapeutic ultrasound, and ultrasound imaging. In 2005, she received the RWB Stephen’s prize at the World Congress in Ultrasonics/Ultrasonics International.  Three years later she was given the Student Paper Award from IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium. She was named the Young Investigator Award at the Focused Ultrasound International Symposium in 2014 in recognition of her “outstanding research in the field of focused ultrasound”.

  • PhD, Bioengineering, University of Washington, 2011
  • MS, Biomedical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, 2006,
  • BS, Biomedical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, 2003
Honors and Awards
  • Young Investigator Award, 4th International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound (2014)
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Bioengineering Department, University of Washington (2011)
  • Student Paper Award, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (2008)
  • Travel Awards, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (2008)
  • W.B. Stephens Prize Winner, the World Congress in Ultrasonics/ Ultrasonics International (2005)