University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Pulmonary Disease & Critical Care Medicine

Bio for Baoshun Ma, Ph.D.

Baoshun Ma, Ph.D.

Research Associate, Pulmonary Medicine
Department of Medicine

Contact Information
Office Location:
Med-Pulmonary, HSRF 235


1995 - B.E., Aerospace Engineering, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing, China
1998 - M.E., Fluid Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
2000 - M.S., Biomedical Engineering, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
2004 - Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Research Interests

Biomedical engineering, biomechanics, arterial aneurysms
Respiratory physiology, lung mechanics, aerosol deposition in the lung and pulmonary drug delivery

Awards and Honors

1991: Lizheng Scholarship, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
1996: Lixue Scholarship, Tsinghua University
2000: Best Poster Award, Third Tennessee Conference on Biomedical Engineering
2004: Basic Science Award in Neurovascular Disease and Endovascular Therapeutics, The American Association of Neurological Surgeons
2010: Top Reviewer 2010, Annals of Biomedical Engineering


Ma, B., B. Suki, J. Bates. Effects of recruitment/derecruitment dynamics on the efficacy of variable ventilation. Journal of Applied Physiology, 110: 1319-1326, 2011

Ma, B., C. Darquenne. Aerosol deposition characteristics in distal acinar airways under cyclic breathing conditions. Journal of Applied Physiology, 110: 1271-1282, 2011

Ma, B., J. Bates. Modeling the complex dynamics of derecruitment in the lung. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 38(11), 3466-3477, Nov. 2010

Ma, B., V. Ruwet, P. Corieri, R. Theunissen, M.L. Riethmuller, C. Darquenne. CFD simulation and experimental validation of fluid flow and particle transport in a model of alveolated airways. Journal of Aerosol Science, 40(5), 403-414, May 2009

Ma, B., K.R. Lutchen. CFD simulation of aerosol deposition in an anatomically based human large-medium airway model. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 37(2), 271-285, Feb 2009