Shiaoming Shi

faculty photo Assistant Academic Specialist
Department of Chemical Engineering
Office: 214A Lake
Phone: 617.373-8743


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

Research Focus/Background:

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.