Professor Zhang, Li

Associate Professor
PhD, University of Basel;
MS, University of Kiel;
BS, Zhejiang University;
Senior Member of IEEE;
Member of ASME and MRS
Address:
Mechanical and Automation Engineering
Room 309, William M.W. Mong Engineering Building
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T.
Hong Kong SAR, China
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(852) 3943 1150
(852) 2603 6002
lizhang@mae.cuhk.edu.hk
http://www.mae.cuhk.edu.hk/~lizhang

Biography

Li Zhang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering (MAE) and an associate faculty member in Biomedical Engineering (BME) Programme at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He received the B.S. degree from Zhejiang University, China, in 2000, the M.S. degree from the University of Kiel, Germany, in 2002, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Basel, Switzerland, in 2007. From 2002 to 2006, he was with the Laboratory for Micro- and Nanotechnology (LMN), Paul Scherrer Institute, and also with the Department of Physics at the University of Basel. He joined the Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems (IRIS), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland as a postdoctoral fellow in 2007, and as a senior scientist from 2009 to 2012. He then joined CUHK in 2012.

His main research interests include micro-/nanorobotics and their biomedical applications, and nanomaterials for energy storage and environmental applications. Dr. Zhang is a senior member of IEEE, a member of ASME, IEEE RAS, MRS and ACS. Since 2004 he has authored and co-authored over 100 journal papers/conference proceedings/book chapters,and several of his journal papers have been indexed as ISI highly cited papers. He has an H-index over 30 based on Google Scholar Citations. He currently serves as an Editorial Board member of Scientific Reports (NPG), an Associate Editor of IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L), Journal of Micro-Bio Robotics (Springer) and International Journal of Advanced Robotic System (SAGE Publishing), IET Micro & Nano Letters, and he was a leading Guest Editor of Nanoscale (RSC Publishing) and Robotics and Biomimetics (Springer). He also serves as a peer reviewer for Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Communications, Science Robotics, Nano Letters, ACS Nano, JACS, Advanced Materials, Advanced Energy Materials, Nano Energy, IEEE/ASEM JMEMS, IEEE T-Ro, IEEE T-ASE, IEEE T-MECH, IJRR, etc.

Research

  • Micromachines and nanorobots: develop remote-controlled functional micromachines and nanorobots for biomedical applications; develop micro- and nanorobotic platforms for on-demand robotic tasks.
  • Micro- and nanotechnology: bridge micro-/nanotechnology and new materials with robotics at small scales; micro-/nanofabrication techniques and self-assembly.
  • Functional nanomaterials: design, synthesize and characterization of nanomaterials for energy storage and green environment.

Teaching by Years

2017/2018

  • MAEG3010 Mechanics of Materials
  • GEUC4011 Senior Seminar
  • MAEG3920 Engineering Design and Applications
  • MAEG5750 MicroelectromechanicalSystems Technology and Applications

2016/2017
  • MAEG3010 Mechanics of Materials
  • MAEG3920 Engineering Design and Applications
  • MAEG5120 Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications

2015/2016
  • GEUC4011General Education of United College: Senior Seminar
  • MAEG3920 Engineering Design and Applications
  • MAEG5120 Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications
  • BMEG 4410 BioMEMS (with Prof. X.K. Sun)
  • BMEG2000 Introduction to Biomedical Engineering (2-hr introductory lectures - one on the topic "BionMEMS")

2014/2015
  • ENGG1100 Introduction to Engineering Design (as a mentor)
  • ENGG2600D Technology, Society and Engineering Practice
  • MAEG3920 Engineering Design and Applications

2013/2014
  • BMEG4410 BioMEMS
  • ENGG1100 Introduction to Engineering Design (as a mentor)
  • MAEG3920 Engineering Design and Applications

2012/2013
  • BMEG4410 BioMEMS
  • ENGG1100 Introduction to Engineering Design (Mentor)
  • MAEG3920 Engineering Design and Applications
  • BMEG5760 BioMEMS and Bio-Nanotechnology (with Prof. S.C. Chen and Prof. W.J. Li)

Honors & Awards

  • Corresponding author paper published in Science Robotics in 2017 was highlighted in Science News (AAAS), entitled "This robot made of algae can swim through your body - thanks to magnets". The research work was also highlighted in RGC YouTube Channel, see https://youtu.be/l2NQfgW8tSQ
  • Best Paper Award in Biomimetics - Finalist of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (IEEE ROBIO2014), Bali, Indonesia, Dec. 2014.
  • Living Machines Award for Best Paper of The 2nd International Conference on Biomimetics and Biohybrid Systems (Living Machines 2013), with K. Peyer (first author), E. Siringil, M. Suter, B. Nelson, 2013.
  • Hong Kong University Grants Committee (UGC), Early Career Award 2013-14.
  • JALA Ten Award - Journal of Laboratory Automation (JALA)'s annual list recognizing top ten technological breakthroughs of 2012, with Tristan Petit, Kathrin Peyer, Bradley Kratochvil and Bradley Nelson, 2013.
  • Honorable mention of the JALA & JBS Art of Science Contest, 2013.
  • Best Image Award of the 7th MRC Graduate Symposium, ETH Zurich, 2012.
  • Best Student Paper Award of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2012), with Kathrin Peyer (the student winner), Famin Qiu, and Bradley Nelson, 2012.
  • Helical swimming microrobot (Artificial Bacterial Flagella), developed at ETH Zurich, is reported in the Guinness Book of World Records 2012, described as "Most Advanced Mini Robot for Medical Use", 2012.
  • Materials Today Cover Competition Winner: selected as one of ten winners in Materials Today Cover Competition, 2011.
  • Best Paper Award of the IEEE International Conference on Nano/Molecular Medicine and Engineering (IEEE-NANOMED 2010) as the first author, with Tristan Petit, Kathrin Peyer, Bradley Kratochvil, and Bradley Nelson, 2010.
  • Best Student Paper Award of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2010), with Kathrin Peyer (the student winner), Bradley Kratochvil, and Bradley Nelson, 2010.
  • Nano Today Cover Competition Winner: selected as one of six winners from 335 competition entries of Nano Today Cover Competition, 2008.
  • 2nd prize winner in the Micro & Nano-graph Contest of the 34th International conference of Micro- and Nano- Engineering (MNE2008), 2008.
  • Honorable mention of the "Chunhui Cup" Pioneering Competition for Overseas Chinese Scholars with the project "Manufacturing Carbon Nanotubes in Industry". The competition was endorsed by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Science & Technology of the People's Republic of China, 2008.
  • Best Automation Paper Award-Finalist of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2007), with Lixin Dong, Xinyong Tao, Xiaobin Zhang, and Bradley Nelson, 2007
  • Chinese government award for outstanding self-financed students abroad: elected as one of the top 202 Chinese Ph. D candidates in the foreign countries by China Scholarship Council (CSC), 2005.
  • 1st prize winner in the Micro & Nano-graph Contest of the 31th International Conference of Micro- and Nano- Engineering (MNE2005), 2005.
  • Special Art Award in Raith (German Nanofabrication Company, www.raith.de) Micrograph contest, 2005.

Journal Papers (in the recent five years)

  • J. F. Yu, L. D. Yang and L. Zhang*, Pattern generation and motion control of a vortex-like paramagnetic nanoparticle swarm, International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR), 2018, accepted.
  • Y. Harduf^, D. D. Jin^, Y. Or*, L. Zhang*, Nonlinear parametric excitation effect induces stability transitions in swimming direction of flexible superparamagnetic microswimmers, Soft Robotics, 2018, accepted.
  • Y. Zhang, K. F. Chan, B. Wang, P. W. Y. Chiu, L. Zhang*, Spore-derived color-tunable multi-doped carbon nanodots as sensitive nanosensor and intracellular imaging agent, Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2018.05.112.
  • R. Wang, S. Wang, D. Jin, Y. Zhang, X. Tao, L. Zhang*, Sodium storage in promising MoS2-carbon anode: elucidating structural and interfacial transition in intercalation process and conversion reactions, Nanoscale, 2018, DOI: 10.1039/C8NR02620C.
  • H. Kang, H. J. Jung, D. S. H. Wong, S. K. Kim, S. Lin, K. F. Chan, L. Zhang, G. Li, V. P. Dravid, L. Bian*, Remote control of heterodimeric magnetic nanoswitch regulates the adhesion and differentiation of stem cells, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 140 (18), 5909-5913, 2018.
  • Y. Bian, R. Wang, S. H. Ting, C. Chen*, L. Zhang*, Electrospun SF/PVA nanofiber filters for highly-efficient PM2.5 capture, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 2018, DOI: 10.1109/TNANO.2018.2824343.
  • L. D. Yang^, Q. Q. Wang^, L. Zhang*, Model-free trajectory tracking control of two-particle magnetic microrobot, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 2018, DOI: 10.1109/TNANO.2018.2815978.
  • L. Zhao, L. Zhang, and Y. Ding, Analysis of micro-fluidic tweezers in the Stokes regime, Physics of Fluids, Vol. 30, 032006, 2018.
  • L. Dai*, K. D. Zhu, W. Shen, X. Huang, L. Zhang*, A. Goriely, Controllable rotational inversion in nanostructures with dual chirality, Nanoscale, Vol. 10, 6343-6348, 2018. (highlighted as the back cover)
  • S. Wang, R. Wang, Y. Zhang, D. Jin, L. Zhang*, Scalable and sustainable synthesis of carbon microspheres via a purification-free strategy for sodium-ion capacitors, Journal of Power Sources, 379, 33-40, 2018.
  • R. T. Wang, S. J. Wang, D. D. Jin, Y. B. Zhang, X. Y. Tao, L. Zhang*, Graphene coupled Ti3C2 MXenes-derived TiO2 mesostructure: promising sodium-ion capacitor anode with fast ion storage and long-term cycling, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2018, DOI: 10.1039/C7TA09153B.
  • B. Wang, K. F. Chan, J. F. Yu, Q. Q. Wang, L. D. Yang, P. W. Y. Chiu, L. Zhang*, Reconfigurable swarms of ferromagnetic colloids for enhanced local hyperthermia, Advanced Functional Materials, 2018, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201705701.
  • T. Xia, Y. Bian, L. Zhang, C. Chen, Relationship between pressure drop and face velocity for electrospunnanofiber filters, Energy and Buildings, Vol. 158, 987-999, 2018.
  • X. Yan, Q. Zhou, M. Vincent, Y. Deng, J. F. Yu, J. Xu, T. Xu, T. Tang, L. Bian, Y. Wang, K. Kostarelos, L. Zhang*, Multifunctional biohybrid magnetite microrobots for imaging-guided therapy, Science Robotics, Vol. 2, Issue 12, eaaq1155, 2017. (highlighted in Science News)
  • Q. Q. Wang, L. D. Yang, J. F. Yu, L. Zhang*, Characterizing Dynamic Behaviors of Three-Particle Paramagnetic Microswimmer Near a Solid Surface, Robotics and Biomimetics, Vol. 4, Issue 4, 2017.
  • R. T. Wang, S. Wang, X. Peng, Y. Zhang, D. Jin, P. K. Chu, L. Zhang*, Elucidating the Intercalation Pseudocapacitance Mechanism of MoS2-Carbon Monolayer Interoverlapped Superstructure: Toward High-Performance Sodium-Ion-Based Hybrid Supercapacitor, ACS Applied materials & Interfaces, Vol. 9, Issue 38, 32745 - 32755, 2017.
  • S. Wang, R. Wang, Y. Zhang and L. Zhang*, Highly Porous Carbon with Large Electrochemical Ion Absorption Capability for High-Performance Supercapacitors and Ion Capacitors, Nanotechnology, Vol. 28, Issue 44, 445406, 2017.
  • R. T. Wang, S. J. Wang, D. D. Jin, Y. B. Zhang, Y. J. Cai, J. M. Ma* and L. Zhang*, Engineering layer structure of MoS2-graphene composites with robust and fast lithium storage for high-performance Li-ion capacitors, Energy Storage Materials, Vol. 9, 195 - 205, 2017.
  • L. D. Yang, Q. Q. Wang, C. I. Vong and L. Zhang*, A Miniature Flexible-Link Magnetic Swimming Robot with Two Vibration Modes: Design, Modeling and Characterization, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letter, Vol. 2, Issue 4, 2024 - 2031, 2017.
  • J. F. Yu, T. T. Xu, Z. Y. Lu, C. I. Vong and L. Zhang*, On-demand Disassembly of Paramagnetic Nanoparticle Chains for Microrobotic Cargo Delivery, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol. 33, Issue 5, 1213-1225, 2017.
  • S. S. Shi, Y. Bian, L. Zhang and C. Chen, A Method for Assessing the Performance of Nanofiber Films Coated on Window Screens in Reducing Exposures to PM 2.5 of Outdoor Origin in Beijing, Indoor Air, Vol. 27, Issue 6, 1190 -1200, 2017.
  • B. Wang, Y.B. Zhang, L. Zhang*, Selective Surface Tension Induced Patterning on Flexible Textiles via Click Chemistry, Nanoscale, vol. 9, 4777-4786, 2017.
  • D. S. H. Wong, J. Li, X. Yan, B. Wang, R. Li, L. Zhang, L. Bian*, Magnetically Tuning Tether Mobility of Integrin Ligand Regulates Adhesion, Spreading, and Differentiation of Stem Cells, Nano Letters, 17 (3), 1685-1695, 2017.
  • Q. Feng, S. Lin, K. Zhang, C. Dong, T. Wu, H. Huang, X. Yan, L. Zhang, G. Li, L. Bian*, Sulfated Hyaluronic Acid Hydrogels with Retarded Degradation and Enhanced Growth Factor Retention Promote hMSC Chondrogenesis and Articular Cartilage Integrity with Reduced Hypertrophy, Acta Biomaterialia, vol. 53, 329-342, 2017.
  • N. Hu, X. Han, S. Huang, X. Yu, I. Trase, L. Zhang*, L. Dong*, Z. Chen*, Edge Effect of Strained Bilayer Nanofilms for Tunable Multistability and Actuation, Nanoscale, Vol. 9, 2958-2962, 2017. (highlighted as the back cover)
  • R. Wang, D. Jin, Y. Zhang, S. Wang, J. Lang, X. Yan*, L. Zhang*, Engineering the Metal Organic Framework Derived 3D Nanostructures for High Performance Hybrid Supercapacitor, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Vol. 5, 292-302, 2017.
  • R. Wang, P. Liu, J. Lang, L. Zhang*, X. Yan*, Coupling Effect between Ultra-Small Mn3O4 Nanoparticles and Porous Carbon Microrods for Hybrid Supercapacitors, Energy Storage Materials, Vol. 6, 53-60, 2017.
  • Q. Zhou, T. Petit, H. Choi, B. J. Nelson, L. Zhang*, Dumbbell Fluidic Tweezers for Dynamical Trapping and Selective Transport of Microobjects, Advanced Functional Materials, Vol. 27(1), 1604571, 2017. (highlighted as the front cover)
  • Z.H. Li, L.J. Bai, C. Zhou, X.H. Yan, L. Mair, L. Zhang, W. Wang, Highly Acid-resistant, Magnetically Steerable Acoustic Micromotors Prepared by Coating Gold Microrods with Fe3O4 Nanoparticles via pH Adjustment, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, Vol. 34, 1600277, 2016.
  • D.D. Jin, J. F. Yu, T. Y. Huang, H. L. Duan*, L. Zhang*, Magnetic Micro-/Nanoscale Swimmers: Current Status and Potential Applications, Chinese Science Bulletin, 62(2-3), 136-151, 2017.
  • Y. B. Zhang, B. Wang, F. Liu, J. P. Cheng, X. W. Zhang, L. Zhang*, Full Synergistic Contribution of Electrodeposited Threedimensional NiCo2O4@MnO2 Nanosheet Networks Electrode for Asymmetric Supercapacitors, Nano Energy, Vol. 27, 627-637, 2016.
  • S. Kim, S. Lee, J. Lee, L. Zhang, B. J. Nelson, H. Choi, Fabrication and Manipulation of Ciliary Microrobots with Non-reciprocal Magnetic Actuation, Scientific Reports, 6, 30713, 2016.
  • H. Zhang, M. Fujii, Y. Okamura, L. Zhang, S. Takeoka, Massive Fabrication of Polymer Microdiscs by Phase Separation and Freestanding Process, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Vol. 8(25), 16296-16302, 2016.
  • J. Huang, H. Zhang, X. H. Yan, L. Zhang*, Cell Encapsulation and Magnetic Manipulation for Targeted Delivery, Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, Vol. 12, Issue 2, 488-489, 2016 (ChinaNanomedicine Abstracts).
  • E. Kim, S. Yoo, E. Kim, T. Kwon, L. Zhang, C. Moon, H. Choi, Nano-patterned SU-8 Surface Using Nanosphere-lithography for Enhanced Neuronal Cell Growth, Nanotechnology, Vol. 27(17), 175303, 2016.
  • Y. Deng, J. Chen, Y. Zhao, X. Yan, L. Zhang, K. Choy, J. Hu, H. J. Sant, B. K. Gale, T. Tang, Transdermal Delivery of siRNA through Microneedle Array, Scientific Reports, Vol. 6, 21422, 2016.
  • J. D. Cai, M. Y. Wang, L. Zhang, Design and Optimization of a Harmonic Probe with Step Cross Section in Multifrequency Atomic Force Microscopy, Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 86, 125007, 2015.
  • L. Zhang, L. X. Dong, P. Fischer, "Helical Micro- and Nanostructures", Nanoscale, Vol. 7, 13277-13277, 2015.
  • T. T. Xu, J. F. Yu, X. H. Yan, H. Choi, L. Zhang*, Magnetic Actuation Based Motion Control for Microrobots: An Overview, Micromachines, Vol. 6, 1346-1364, 2015.
  • C. K. Choi, Y. Xu, B. Wang, M. L. Zhu, L. Zhang, L. Bian, Substrate Coupling Strength of Integrin-Binding Ligands Modulates Adhesion, Spreading, and Differentiation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Nano Letters, Vol. 15, 6592-6600, 2015.
  • X. H. Yan, Q. Zhou, J. F. Yu, T. T. Xu, Y. Deng, T. Tang, Q. Feng, L. M. Bian, Y. Zhang, A. Ferreira, L. Zhang*, Magnetite Nanostructured Porous Hollow Helical Microswimmers for Targeted Delivery, Advanced Functional Materials, Vol. 25, 5333-5342, 2015.
  • L. Han, Y. Cai, P. Tang, and L. Zhang*, Microscale flowers, Materials Today, Vol. 18, 410-411, 2015.
  • B. Wang, Y. Liu, Y. B. Zhang, Z. G. Guo, H. Zhang, J. H. Xin*, L. Zhang*, Bioinspired superhydrophobic Fe3O4@Polydopamine@Ag hybrid nanoparticles for liquid marble and oil spill, Advanced Materials Interfaces, Vol. 2, 2015. doi: 10.1002/admi.201500234
  • L. J. Han, P. Y. Tang, L. Zhang*, Encapsulation architecture for energy storage, Materials Today, Vol. 18, 352-353, 2015.
  • H. Choi, W. J. Li, L. Zhang, Editorial for the Special Issue on Micro-/Nanorobotics, Robotics and Biomimetics, Vol. 2, 1, 2015, DOI 10.1186/s40638-014-0025-0.
  • P. Y. Tang, L. J. Han, L. Zhang, S. Wang, W. Feng, G. Xu, L. Zhang*, Controlled Construction of Hierarchical Nanocomposites Consisting of MnO2 and PEDOT for High-performance Supercapacitor Applications, ChemElectroChem, Vol. 2, 949-957, 2015 (highlighted as the front cover).
  • F. Qiu, S. Fujita, R. Mhanna, L. Zhang, B. Simona, B. Nelson, Magnetic Helical Microswimmers Functionalized with Lipoplexes for Targeted Gene Delivery, Advanced Functional Materials, Vol. 25, 1666-1671, 2015. (highlighted as the cover)
  • L. Zhang, H. Zhao, L. Dai, Y. Yang, X. Du, P. Tang, L. Zhang, Molecular dynamics simulation of deformation accumulation in repeated nanometric cutting on single-crystal copper, RSC Advances, Vol. 5, 12678, 2015.
  • J. D. Cai, Q. Xia, Y. Luo, L. Zhang, M. Y. Wang, A Variable-width Harmonic Probe for Multifrequency Aomic Force Microscopy, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 106, 071901, 2015.
  • H. Zhang, L. Zhang*, Residual stress in spin-cast polyurethane thin films, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 106, 033102, 2015.
  • L. Dai, X. Huang, L. Zhang, L. Zhang*, G. Li, Mechanical properties of normal and binormal double nanohelices, RSC Advances, Vol. 5, 4069-4076, 2015.
  • L. Dai*, X. Huang, L. X. Dong, Q. Zhang, L. Zhang*, The mechanically tough, elastic and stable rope-like double nanohelices, Nanoscale, Vol. 6, 9436-9442, 2014.
  • K. E. Peyer, B. J. Nelson, L. Zhang, E. Siringil, Magnetic Polymer Composite Artificial Bacterial Flagella, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, Vol. 9, 046014, 2014.
  • M. Suter, L. Zhang*, E. C. Siringil, C. Peters, T. Luehmann, O. Ergeneman, K. Peyer, B. J. Nelson, Ch. Hierold, Superparamagnetic Microrobots: Fabrication by Two-Photon Polymerization and Biocompatibility, Biomedical Microdevices, Vol. 15, 997-1003, 2013.

Conference Papers

  • Qianqian Wang, Lidong Yang, Jiangfan Yu, Li Zhang, Characterizing Dynamic Swimming Behaviors of Three-Particle Magnetic Microswimmer Near a Surface, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics 2017 (ROBIO 2017), Macao, China, Dec 5-8, 2017, accepted.
  • Shijie Wang, Rutao Wang, Yabin Zhang, Li Zhang, Two-Step Direct Carbonization of Juice into Carbon Spheres for High-Performance and Ultra-Stable Anodes of Sodium-Ion Capacitors, Proc. of the 7th International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology (ChinaNANO 2017), Beijing, China, Aug. 29-31, 2017, abstract accepted.
  • Yabin Zhang, Ben Wang, Ye Bian, Kai Fung Chan, Li Zhang, One-pot Synthesis of Spore-Based N-P-Doped Carbon Dots as a Dual-modal Nanosensor, Proc. of the 7th International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology (ChinaNANO 2017), Beijing, China, Aug. 29-31, abstract accepted.
  • Jiangfan Yu, Li Zhang, Characterising of Mobile Vortex-like Paramagnetic Nanoparticle Swarm: from a Single Vortex to Multiple Vortices, Proc. of 2017 IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE NANO 2017), Pittsburg, U.S.A., July 25-28, 293 - 296, 2017.
  • Shijie Wang, Pengyi Tang, Yaojun Cai, Li Zhang, Hierarchically Encapsulated MoO3@SnO2 Nanobelts as Negative Electrodes of Supercapacitors, Proc. of 2017 IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE NANO 2017), Pittsburg, U.S.A., July 25-28, 611 - 616, 2017.
  • Ye Bian, Chun Chen, Li Zhang, Development of Nanofiber Filters with High PM2.5 Removal Efficiency and Low Air Resistance, Proc. of 2017 IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE NANO 2017), Pittsburg, U.S.A., July 25-28, 868 - 872, 2017.
  • Shijie Wang, Rutao Wang, Li Zhang, Characterization of Highly Porous Carbon from Biomass in Aqueous, Ionic-Liquid, and Organic Electrolytes: Towards High-Performance Supercapacitors, Proc. of 2017 International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2017), Singapore, June 18-23, 2017, abstract accepted.
  • Jiangfan Yu, Dongdong Jin, Li Zhang, Mobile Magnetic Nanoparticle-based Vortex for Targeted Cargo Delivery in Fluid, Proc. of 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2017), Singapore, May 29 - June 3, 6594 - 6599, 2017.
  • T. T. Xu, C. I. Vong, B. Wang, L. Q. Liu, L. Zhang*, Rotating Soft-Tail Millimeter-Scaled Swimmers with Superhydrophilic or Superhydrophobic Surfaces, Proc. of 2016 IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2016), Singapore, 2016.
  • Q. W. Chao, J. F. Yu, C. K. Dai, T. T. Xu, L. Zhang, Charlie C.L. Wang, X. G. Jin, Steering Micro-Robotic Swarm by Dynamic Actuating Fields, Proc. of 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2016),Stockholm, Sweden, 2016.
  • D. Jin, J. F. Yu, K. H. Chan, L. Zhang, Self-propelled magnesium based micromotors: synthesis and magnetic steering, International Symposium of Optomechatronics Technology (ISOT 2015), Neuchatel, Switzerland, Oct. 14-16, 2015.
  • D. Jin, H. S. Yang, L. Zhang, Characterizing Catalytic Oxidation of Chlorobenzenes Using Ozone over CNT-based Composites, Proc. of The 14th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE NANO 2015), Rome, Italy, July 2015.
  • T. T. Xu, H. B. Yu, H. Zhang, C. I. Vong, L. Zhang*, Morphologies and Swimming Characteristics of Rotating Magnetic Swimmers with Soft Tails at Low Reynolds Numbers, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2015), Germany, 2015, accepted.
  • J. F. Yu, H. B. Yu, T. T. Xu, L. Zhang*, Magnetic Control of AMB-1 Magnetotactic Bacteria for Micromanipulation, IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2015), Sweden, 2015, accepted.
  • B. Wang, Y. Liu, Y. Zhang, Z. Guo, J. Xin, L. Zhang, Superparamagnetic, Antibacterial and Superhydrophobic Fe3O4@Polydopamine@Ag Hybrid Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Characterization, The International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT2015), Singapore, 2015, abstract.
  • Y. B. Zhang, B. Wang, P. Y. Tang, L. Zhang, L. Zhang*, Electrochemical construction of hierarchical NiCo2O4 nanosheets@MnO2 nanoflakes with enhanced supercapacitive performance, The International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT2015), Singapore, 2015, abstract.
  • J. Huang, H. Zhang, X. H. Yan, L. Zhang*, Cell Encapsulation and Magnetic Manipulation for Targeted Delivery, The International Conference on Nanomedicine and NanoBiotechnology (ChinaNanomedicine 2015), abstract.
  • Q. Zhou, T. Petit, B. J. Nelson, L. Zhang*, "Dumbbell Fluidic Tweezers: Enhanced Trapping and Manipulation of Microscale Objects Using Mobile Microvortices", Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics 2014 (ROBIO 2014), Bali, Indonesia, Dec. 2014. (Best Paper Award in Biomimetics - Finalist)
  • M. Yu, L. Chen, K.W.C. Lai, C.K.M. Fung, N. Xi, L. Zhang, L.X. Dong, "3D Assembly and Simulation of Helical Optical Antenna-Enhanced Nanotube IR Sensors", Proc. of The 14th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE NANO 2014), Toronto, Canada, Aug. 2014.
  • F. Qiu, R. Mhanna, L. Zhang, Y. Ding, K. Sugihara, M. Zenobi-Wong, B.J. Nelson, Artificial bacterial flagella functionalized with temperature-sensitive liposomes for biomedical applications, Proc. of 17th Int. Conference on Solid-State Sensors, actuators and Microsystems (Transducers 2013), Barcelona, Spain, June 2013.
  • S. Kim, F. Qiu, S. Kim, A. Ghanbari, C. Moon, L. Zhang, B. J. Nelson, H. Choi, Fabric of Magnetically Actuated Microstructure for Targeted Cell Transportation, Proc. of The 13th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE NANO 2013), Beijing, China, Aug. 5-8, 2013.
  • Q. Li, J. Cheng, L. Zhang, Nickel-cobalt Oxide Coated CNTs as Additives of Activated Carbon Electrode for High-performance Supercapacitors, Proc. of The 13th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE NANO 2013), Beijing, China, Aug. 5-8, 2013.

Books

  • T. Xu, A. Ferreira, H. Choi, L. Zhang, "Motion Control of Magnetic Microrobots for Nanomedicine", Encyclopedia of Medical Robotics, Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Jaydev P. Desai, World Scientific Publishing, accepted.
  • L. Dong, L. Zhang, M. Yu, B. J. Nelson, "Nanorobotic manipulation of Helical Nanostructures", Micro- and Nanomanipulation Tools, Eds.: X.Y. Liu and Y. Sun, Wiley-VCH, 2015.