Education & Research Experience
Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford University, 2017-present
Department of Chemical Engineering
Bio-X, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute
Advisor: Prof. Zhenan Bao
Visiting Scholar, Bell Labs, 2017
Emerging Materials, Components & Devices Research for Digital Health
Ph.D., NanoEngineering, 2017
Siebel Scholar in Bioengineering
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Advisors: Prof. Joseph Wang, co-advised by Prof. Liangfang Zhang
Committee: Prof. Y. Shirley Meng, Prof. David Saintillan, Prof. Michael T. Tolley
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Fudan University (FDU)
Nanomembrane Lab and FlexDevice Lab
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST)
Huanggang High School
Apr. 2020 Our paper on Morphing Electronics for Neuromodulation in Growing Tissue is published by Nature Biotechnology.
Sep. 2019 I am selected as one of Innovators Under 35 by MIT Technology Reviews.
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May 2020 I am selected as one of the "30 Rising Leaders In The Life Sciences" by In Vivo.
Apr. 2020 Our review paper on "Electronic Skins and Machine Learning for Intelligent Soft Robots" is published on Science Robotics.
Jul. 2019 I am spotlighted by Stanford Engineering.
Jun. 2017 Frond cover of
Advanced Functional Materials:
"Towards ultrasmall man-made rocket engine".
Mar. 2017 Our review on micro/nanorobots published on Science Robotics. It's now the most cited paper of this journal.
Feb. 2017 My work on MOF micromotors highlighted on Nature Review Chemistry.
Nov. 2016 Front cover of Small: "Nanorobots: Magnetically Propelled Fish-Like Nanoswimmers".
May 23, 2016 I am awarded Dan David Prize Scholarship by Dan David Foundation at Tel Aviv University, Israel.
Nov 8, 2015 I am invited to talk "Breaking the Wall of Robot Miniaturization" at Falling Wall Lab in Berlin, Germany.
Oct 6th, 2015 I won Brain Prize of Breakthrough Ideas in Neurotechnology funded by San Diego Brain Consortium.
Aug, 2015 Cover of Advanced Materials:
“3D-Printed Artificial Microfish".
Jun 27th, 2015 I am one of the winners of Falling Wall Lab San Diego by "Breaking the Wall of Robot Miniaturization".
Jun. 2015 I received the Innovative Research Grant (IRG) Award as a student lead PI. Ten of seventy-two proposals were funded by The Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind during 2015-2016.
Apr. 2015 I got the Rudee Best Poster Award of UCSD Research Expo 2015.
Apr. 2015 I got the MRS Graduate Student Award.