Guy M. Genin studies mechanobiology, with focus on interfaces and adhesion in nature, physiology, and engineering. His work advances surgical techniques, molecular detection, therapies for tissue inflammation and fibrosis, and hardier crops that require fewer resources. Genin is the Harold and Kathleen Faught Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Washington University, with appointments in Biomedical Engineering and Neurological Surgery. At Xi'an Jiaotong University, he serves as Thousand Talents Plan Professor of Life Sciences, and at Tsinghua University he is Distinguished Visiting Professor. Genin co-directs the NSF Science and Technology Center for Engineering Mechanobiology and serves on the U.S. Interagency Modeling and Analysis Group’s steering committee and the Society of Engineering Science’s Board of Directors. A fellow of ASME, AIMBE, and the U.S. National Academy of Inventors, Genin is chief engineer of Caeli Vascular, Inc., and CTO of Inflexion Vascular, LLC. Additional disclosures are available upon request.
Genin is the recipient of awards including a Research Career Award from the NIH; the Skalak Medal from ASME; the Changjiang Scholar Award from the Chinese Ministry of Education; Professor of the Year from the Washington University; and the Eads Medal from the St. Louis Academy of Science. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Case Western Reserve University and master’s and doctoral degrees from Harvard. He completed postdoctoral training at Cambridge and Brown.