Shiaoming Shi

Associate Teaching Professor,  Bioengineering
Adjunct Faculty,  Multidisciplinary Graduate Engineering Programs



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Research Focus

Cancer detection and drug discovery technologies


Dr. Shiaoming Shi received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1991. He then completed his Ph.D. at the University of Pittsburgh in 1998, developing systems to detect and analyze HIV drug resistance. While working at Carnegie Mellon University as a researcher, he enrolled into the MBA program at Carnegie Mellon’s business school, and graduated with University Honor in 2003. During the last 10 years, Dr. Shi worked in a Carnegie Mellon University spin-off biotechnology company, developing cancer detection and drug discovery technologies.


  • B.S. (Cell Biology) University of Science and Technology of China, 1991
  • Ph.D. (Infectious Diseases and Microbiology) University of Pittsburgh, 1998

Research Overview

Cancer detection and drug discovery technologies


May 08, 2024

2024 URF Scholars Recipients

Thirty-six engineering students received 2024 URF Scholars Awards from Northeastern’s Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships. URF Scholars are students who are graduating this year and who have earned a PEAK Experience Award, applied for a distinguished fellowship, or participated in graduate school advising.

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