Tzung Hsiai

Tzung Hsiai


Professor, Graduate Programs in Bioscience

11301 Wilshire Blvd. 111E, Los Angeles, CA 90073

Phone: (310) 268-3839


  • Cardiovascular mechanotransduction
  • Sensors and actuators
  • Light-sheet imaging of cardiac formation
  • Data science
  • Clinical translations and trials
  • B.S., Columbia University
  • M.D., University of Chicago
  • Ph.D., UCLA, 2001
  • 2023 Elected Member, Association of American Physicians
  • 2023 Co-Chair, Gordon Research Conferences: Biomechanics, Vascular Biology and Disease 2023
  • 2021 Elected Member, Association of University Cardiologists
  • 2021 Chair, NIH ZRG1 CVRS-J(80) Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences
  • 2020 Elected Fellow, International and National Biomedical Engineering Society
  • 2018 Maud Cady Guthman Endowed Chair in Cardiology, UCLA School of Medicine
  • 2017 Distinguished Speaker, Division of Cardiology, University of Chicago
  • 2016 Chair, NIH/NICHD ZHDI DSR-K 51 (3-D Printed Implantable Devices for Pediatrics)
  • 2016 Excellence in Cardiology Fellowship Teaching Award, UCLA/VA Healthcare System
  • 2016 Elected College Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
  • 2016 Biomolecular and Chemical Engineering Speaker, Johns Hopkins University
  • 2015 Distinguished Speaker, Medical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
  • 2014 Elected Fellow, American Heart Association (Basic Science Council)
  • 2013-2016 Chartered Member, NIH Bioengineering, Technology, and Surgical Sciences (BTSS)
  • 2010 Elected Member, American Society for Clinical Investigation
  • 2007 Distinguished Young Alumnus Award, School of Engineering & Applied Science, UCLA
  • 2006 Stanford Bio-X Speaker, Stanford University
  • 2006 Junior Faculty Research Award, School of Engineering, University of Southern California
  • 2005-2008 Robert G. and Mary G. Lane Early Career Chair, School of Engineering, USC
  • 2004 Irvine H. Page Young Investigator Research Award, American Heart Association
  • 2002 Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • 2002 John H. Sampson Outstanding Research Achievement, American Heart Association
  • 2002 UCLA Chancellor’s Award for Crossing Academic Boarders