Wen Yan joined the Simons Foundation in 2016 as part of CCB’s biophysical modeling group. His research focuses on the development and simulation of mathematical models pertaining to phenomena in biophysics and active materials and the development of simulations of suspensions of such active objects. Wen comes to the foundation from the California Institute of Technology where he earned his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering.
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA