Guang-Zhong Yang

Fellow, the Royal Academy of Engineering, U.K.; Director, the Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, Imperial College London, U.K.


ProfessorGuang-Zhong Yang is director and co-founder of the Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery.Professor Yang is also the Chairman of the UK-RAS Network. Professor Yang’s mainresearch interests are in medical imaging, sensing and robotics. He is a Fellowof the Royal Academy of Engineering, fellow of IEEE, IET, AIMBE, IAMBE, MICCAI,CGI and a recipient of the Royal Society Research Merit Award and listed in TheTimes Eureka ‘Top 100’ in British Science. Professor Yang is the foundingeditor of Science Robotics – a journal of the Science family dedicated to thelatest advances in robotics and how it enables or underpins new scientific discoveries.He was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s 2017 New Year Honour for his contribution tobiomedical engineering.