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Huanyu Cheng

Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Engineering Science and Mechanics

307D Earth and Engineering Sciences Building

huc24@psu.edu

814-863-5945

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Advanced Materials and Devices, Applied Mechanics and Biomechanics, Nanoscience, Bionanoscience and Engineering, Structural and Human Health Monitoring

Interest Areas:

 
 

 

Education

  • BE, Engineering Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2010
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, 2011
  • Ph D, Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, 2015

Publications

Book, Chapters

  • Varun Ravikumar, Ning Yi, Vikas Vepachedu and Huanyu Cheng, 2017, Transfer printing for cyber-manufacturing systems, Springer, Berlin, Switzerland
  • Huanyu Cheng, Yonggang Huang and John A. Rogers, 2016, Models of Reactive Diffusion for Resorbable Electronics, Wiley, Hoboken, NJ, USA

Journal Articles

  • Yuyan Gao and Huanyu Cheng, 2017, "Assembly of heterogeneous materials for biology and electronics: from bio-inspiration to bio-integration", Journal of Electronic Packaging
  • Qingmin Yu, Furong Chen, Ming Li and Huanyu Cheng, 2017, "Buckling analysis of stiff thin films suspended on a substrate with tripod surface relief structure", Applied Physics Letters, 111, (12), pp. 121904
  • Jia Zhu, Michael Dexheimer and Huanyu Cheng, 2017, "Reconfigurable systems for multifunctional electronics", npj Flexible Electronics, 1, pp. 8
  • Chang†, Lingqian, Chen†, Feng, Xiaokang Zhang, Tairong Kuang, Mi Li, Jiaming Hu, Junfeng Shi, Ly James Lee, Huanyu Cheng, Li* and Yiwen, 2017, "Synthetic Melanin E-Ink"
  • Shuyuan Lin, Jia Zhu, Xinming Li, Yang Guo, Yaopeng Fang, Huanyu Cheng, Zhu* and Hongwei, 2017, "Water-driven actuation of Ornithoctonus huwena spider silk fibers", Applied Physics Letters, 110, (5), pp. 053103
  • Tianqi Wang, Ashwin Ramnarayanan and Huanyu Cheng, 2017, "Real Time Analysis of Bioanalytes in Healthcare, Food, Zoology and Botany", Sensors, 18, (1), pp. 5
  • S. K. Kang, R. K. Murphy, S. W. Hwang, S. M. Lee, D. V. Harburg, N. A. Krueger, J. Shin, P. Gamble, Huanyu Cheng, S. Yu, Z. Liu, J. G. McCall, M. Stephen, H. Ying, J. Kim, G. Park, R. C. Webb, C. H. Lee, S. Chung, D. S. Wie, A. D. Gujar, B. Vemulapalli, A. H. Kim, K. M. Lee, J. Cheng, Y. Huang, S. H. Lee, P. V. Braun, W. Z. Ray and J. A. Rogers, 2016, "Bioresorbable silicon electronic sensors for the brain", Nature, 530, (7588), pp. 71-76
  • K. J. Yu, D. Kuzum, S. W. Hwang, B. H. Kim, H. Juul, N. H. Kim, S. M. Won, K. Chiang, M. Trumpis, A. G. Richardson, Huanyu Cheng, H. Fang, M. Thompson, H. Bink, D. Talos, K. J. Seo, H. N. Lee, S. K. Kang, J. H. Kim, J. Y. Lee, Y. Huang, F. E. Jensen, M. A. Dichter, T. H. Lucas, J. Viventi, B. Litt and J. A. Rogers, 2016, "Bioresorbable silicon electronics for transient spatiotemporal mapping of electrical activity from the cerebral cortex", Nature Materials, 15, (7), pp. 782-791
  • Jidong Shi, Xinming Li, Huanyu Cheng, Zhuangjian Liu, Lingyu Zhao, Tingting Yang, Zhaohe Dai, Zengguang Cheng, Enzheng Shi, Long Yang, Zhong Zhang, Anyuan Cao, Hongwei Zhu and Ying Fang, 2016, "Graphene Reinforced Carbon Nanotube Networks for Wearable Strain Sensors", Advanced Functional Materials, 26, (13), pp. 2078–2084
  • Xinming Li, Tingting Yang, Yao Yang, Jia Zhu, Li Li, Fakhr E Alam, Xiao Li, Kunlin Wang, Huanyu Cheng, Cheng-Te Lin, Ying Fang and Hongwei Zhu, 2016, "Large-Area Ultrathin Graphene Films by Single-Step Marangoni Self-Assembly for Highly Sensitive Strain Sensing Application", Advanced Functional Materials, 26, (9), pp. 1322-1329
  • Huanyu Cheng and Ning Yi, 2016, "Dissolvable tattoo electronics: from science fiction to a viable technology", Physica Scripta, 92
  • Huanyu Cheng, 2016, "Inorganic dissolvable electronics: materials and devices for biomedicine and environment", Journal of Materials Research, 31, (17), pp. 2549–2570
  • Huanyu Cheng and Vikas Vepachedu, 2016, "Recent development of transient electronics", Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters, 6, (1), pp. 21–31
  • Qiang Ma, Huanyu Cheng, Kyung-In Jang, Haiwen Luan, Keh-Chih Hwang, John A Rogers, Yonggang Huang and Yihui Zhang, 2016, "A nonlinear mechanics model of bio-inspired hierarchical lattice materials consisting of horseshoe microstructures", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 90, pp. 179–202
  • Mark A Brenckle, Huanyu Cheng, Sukwon Hwang, Hu Tao, Mark Paquette, David L Kaplan, John A Rogers, Yonggang Huang and Fiorenzo G Omenetto, 2015, "Modulated Degradation of Transient Electronic Devices through Multilayer Silk Fibroin Pockets", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 7, (36), pp. 19870–19875
  • Sheng Xu, Zheng Yan, Kyung-In Jang, Wen Huang, Haoran Fu, Jeonghyun Kim, Zijun Wei, Matthew Flavin, Joselle McCracken, Renhan Wang, Adina Badea, Yuhao Liu, Dongqing Xiao, Guoyan Zhou, Jungwoo Lee, Ha Uk Chung, Huanyu Cheng, Wen Ren, Anthony Banks, Xiuling Li, Ungyu Paik, Ralph G Nuzzo, Yonggang Huang, Yihui Zhang and John A Rogers, 2015, "Assembly of micro/nanomaterials into complex, three-dimensional architectures by compressive buckling", Science, 347, (6218), pp. 154-159
  • S. W. Hwang, C. H. Lee, Huanyu Cheng, J. W. Jeong, S. K. Kang, J. H. Kim, J. Shin, Jian Yang, Z. Liu, G. A. Ameer, Y. Huang and J. A. Rogers, 2015, "Biodegradable elastomers and silicon nanomembranes/nanoribbons for stretchable, transient electronics, and biosensors", Nano Letters, 15, (5), pp. 2801-2808
  • S. K. Kang, G. Park, K. Kim, S. W. Hwang, Huanyu Cheng, J. H. Shin, S. J. Chung, M. Kim, L. Yin, J. C. Lee, K. M. Lee and J. A. Rogers, 2015, "Dissolution Chemistry and Biocompatibility of Silicon- and Germanium-Based Semiconductors for Transient Electronics", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 7, (17), pp. 9297-9305
  • J. Kim, A. Banks, Huanyu Cheng, Z. Xie, S. Xu, K. I. Jang, J. W. Lee, Z. Liu, P. Gutruf, X. Huang, P. Wei, F. Liu, K. Li, M. Dalal, R. Ghaffari, X. Feng, Y. Huang, S. Gupta, U. Paik and J. A. Rogers, 2015, "Epidermal electronics with advanced capabilities in near-field communication", Small, 11, (8), pp. 906-912
  • Kyung-In Jang, Ha Uk Chung, Sheng Xu, Chi Hwan Lee, Haiwen Luan, Jaewoong Jeong, Huanyu Cheng, Gwang-Tae Kim, Sang Youn Han, Jung Woo Lee, Jeonghyun Kim, Moongee Cho, Fuxing Miao, Yiyuan Yang, Han Na Jung, Matthew Flavin, Howard Liu, Gil Woo Kong, Ki Jun Yu, Sang Il Rhee, Jeahoon Chung, Byunggik Kim, Jean Won Kwak, Myoung Hee Yun, Jin Young Kim, Young Min Song, Ungyu Paik, Yihui Zhang, Yonggang Huang and John A Rogers, 2015, "Soft network composite materials with deterministic and bio-inspired designs", Nature Communications, 6
  • James JS Norton, Dong Sup Lee, Jung Woo Lee, Woosik Lee, Ohjin Kwon, Phillip Won, Sung-Young Jung, Huanyu Cheng, Jae-Woong Jeong, Abdullah Akce, Stephen Umunna, Ilyoun Na, Yong Ho Kwon, Xiao-Qi Wang, ZhuangJian Liu, Ungyu Paik, Yonggang Huang, Timothy Bretl, Woon-Hong Yeo and John A Rogers, 2015, "Soft, curved electrode systems capable of integration on the auricle as a persistent brain–computer interface", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, (13), pp. 3920-3925
  • S. W. Hwang, G. Park, C. Edwards, E. A. Corbin, S. K. Kang, Huanyu Cheng, J. K. Song, J. H. Kim, S. Yu, J. Ng, J. E. Lee, J. Kim, C. Yee, B. Bhaduri, Y. Su, F. G. Omennetto, Y. Huang, R. Bashir, L. Goddard, G. Popescu, K. M. Lee and J. A. Rogers, 2014, "Dissolution chemistry and biocompatibility of single-crystalline silicon nanomembranes and associated materials for transient electronics", ACS Nano, 8, (6), pp. 5843-5851
  • L. Yin, Huanyu Cheng, S. M. Mao, R. Haasch, Y. H. Liu, X. Xie, S. W. Hwang, H. Jain, S. K. Kang, Y. W. Su, R. Li, Y. G. Huang and J. A. Rogers, 2014, "Dissolvable Metals for Transient Electronics", Advanced Functional Materials, 24, (5), pp. 645-658
  • Taeseup Song, Huanyu Cheng, Kaitlin Town, Hyunjung Park, Robert W Black, Sangkyu Lee, Won Il Park, Yonggang Huang, John A Rogers, Linda F Nazar and Ungyu Paik, 2014, "Electrochemical Properties of Si-Ge Heterostructures as an Anode Material for Lithium Ion Batteries", Advanced Functional Materials, 24, (10), pp. 1458-1464
  • J. A. Fan, W. H. Yeo, Y. Su, Y. Hattori, W. Lee, S. Y. Jung, Y. Zhang, Z. Liu, Huanyu Cheng, L. Falgout, M. Bajema, T. Coleman, D. Gregoire, R. J. Larsen, Y. Huang and J. A. Rogers, 2014, "Fractal design concepts for stretchable electronics", Nature Communications, 5, pp. 3266
  • Xian Huang, Yuhao Liu, Huanyu Cheng, Woo-Jung Shin, Jonathan A Fan, Zhuangjian Liu, Ching-Jui Lu, Gil-Woo Kong, Kaile Chen, Dwipayan Patnaik, Sang-Heon Lee, Sami Hage-Ali, Yonggang Huang and John A Rogers, 2014, "Materials and designs for wireless epidermal sensors of hydration and strain", Advanced Functional Materials, 24, (25), pp. 3846-3854
  • Yoshiaki Hattori, Leo Falgout, Woosik Lee, Sung-Young Jung, Emily Poon, Jung Woo Lee, Ilyoun Na, Amelia Geisler, Divya Sadhwani, Yihui Zhang, Yewang Su, Xiaoqi Wang, Zhuangjian Liu, Jing Xia, Huanyu Cheng, R Chad Webb, Andrew P Bonifas, Philip Won, Jae-Woong Jeong, Kyung-In Jang, Young Min Song, Beatrice Nardone, Michael Nodzenski, Jonathan A Fan, Yonggang Huang, Dennis P West, Amy S Paller, Murad Alam, Woon-Hong Yeo and John A Rogers, 2014, "Multifunctional Skin-Like Electronics for Quantitative, Clinical Monitoring of Cutaneous Wound Healing", Advanced Healthcare Materials, 3, (10), pp. 1597-1607
  • K. I. Jang, S. Y. Han, S. Xu, K. E. Mathewson, Y. Zhang, J. W. Jeong, G. T. Kim, R. C. Webb, J. W. Lee, T. J. Dawidczyk, R. H. Kim, Y. M. Song, W. H. Yeo, S. Kim, Huanyu Cheng, S. I. Rhee, J. Chung, B. Kim, H. U. Chung, D. Lee, Y. Yang, M. Cho, J. G. Gaspar, R. Carbonari, M. Fabiani, G. Gratton, Y. Huang and J. A. Rogers, 2014, "Rugged and breathable forms of stretchable electronics with adherent composite substrates for transcutaneous monitoring", Nature Communications, 5, pp. 4779
  • S. W. Hwang, G. Park, Huanyu Cheng, J. K. Song, S. K. Kang, L. Yin, J. H. Kim, F. G. Omenetto, Y. Huang, K. M. Lee and John A. Rogers, 2014, "25th anniversary article: materials for high-performance biodegradable semiconductor devices", Advanced Materials, 26, (13), pp. 1992-2000
  • Lizhi Xu, Sarah R Gutbrod, Andrew P Bonifas, Yewang Su, Matthew S Sulkin, Nanshu Lu, Hyun-Joong Chung, Kyung-In Jang, Zhuangjian Liu, Ming Ying, others, , , , Huanyu Ch andng, , 2014, "3D multifunctional integumentary membranes for spatiotemporal cardiac measurements and stimulation across the entire epicardium", Nature Communications, 5
  • Huanyu Cheng and Jizhou Song, 2014, "A Simply Analytic Study of Buckled Thin Films on Compliant Substrates", Journal of Applied Mechanics, 81, (2), pp. 024501
  • Huanyu Cheng, Yihui Zhang, Keh-Chih Hwang, John A Rogers and Yonggang Huang, 2014, "Buckling of a stiff thin film on a pre-strained bi-layer substrate", International Journal of Solids and Structures, 51, (18), pp. 3113–3118
  • Jae-Woong Jeong, Min Ku Kim, Huanyu Cheng, Woon-Hong Yeo, Xian Huang, Yuhao Liu, Yihui Zhang, Yonggang Huang and John A Rogers, 2014, "Capacitive Epidermal Electronics for Electrically Safe, Long-Term Electrophysiological Measurements", Advanced Healthcare Materials, 3, (5), pp. 642–648
  • Seung-Kyun Kang, Suk-Won Hwang, Huanyu Cheng, Sooyoun Yu, Bong Hoon Kim, Jae-Hwan Kim, Yonggang Huang and John A Rogers, 2014, "Dissolution Behaviors and Applications of Silicon Oxides and Nitrides in Transient Electronics", Advanced Functional Materials, 24, (28), pp. 4427–4434
  • Suk-Won Hwang, Jun-Kyul Song, Xian Huang, Huanyu Cheng, Seung-Kyun Kang, Bong Hoon Kim, Jae-Hwan Kim, Sooyoun Yu, Yonggang Huang and John A Rogers, 2014, "High-Performance Biodegradable/Transient Electronics on Biodegradable Polymers", Advanced Materials, 26, (23), pp. 3905–3911
  • Huanyu Cheng and Shuodao Wang, 2014, "Mechanics of Interfacial Delamination in Epidermal Electronics Systems", Journal of Applied Mechanics, 81, (4), pp. 044501
  • Zhuangjian Liu, Huanyu Cheng and Jian Wu, 2014, "Mechanics of Solar Module on Structured Substrates", Journal of Applied Mechanics, 81, (6), pp. 064502
  • Sangkyu Lee, Jaehwan Ha, Huanyu Cheng, Jung Woo Lee, Tae Sik Jang, Yeon-Gil Jung, Yonggang Huang, John A Rogers and Ungyu Paik, 2014, "Surface-Coverage-Dependent Cycle Stability of Core-Shell Nanostructured Electrodes for Use in Lithium Ion Batteries", Advanced Energy Materials, 4, (1)
  • Xue Feng, Huanyu Cheng, Audrey M Bowen, Andrew W Carlson, Ralph G Nuzzo and John A Rogers, 2013, "A Finite-Deformation Mechanics Theory for Kinetically Controlled Transfer Printing", Journal of Applied Mechanics, 80, (6), pp. 061023
  • Huanyu Cheng, M Li, J Wu, A Carlson, S Kim, Y Huang, Z Kang, K-C Hwang and JA Rogers, 2013, "A Viscoelastic Model for the Rate Effect in Transfer Printing", Journal of Applied Mechanics, 80, (4), pp. 041019
  • Huanyu Cheng, Yihui Zhang, Xian Huang, John A Rogers and Yonggang Huang, 2013, "Analysis of a concentric coplanar capacitor for epidermal hydration sensing", Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 203, pp. 149–153
  • Yewang Su, Rui Li, Huanyu Cheng, Ming Ying, Andrew P Bonifas, Keh-Chih Hwang, John A Rogers and Yonggang Huang, 2013, "Mechanics of finger-tip electronics", Journal of Applied Physics, 114, (16), pp. 164511
  • Yihui Zhang, Haoran Fu, Yewang Su, Sheng Xu, Huanyu Cheng, Jonathan A Fan, Keh-Chih Hwang, John A Rogers and Yonggang Huang, 2013, "Mechanics of ultra-stretchable self-similar serpentine interconnects", Acta Materialia, 61, (20), pp. 7816–7827
  • Canan Dagdeviren, Suk-Won Hwang, Yewang Su, Stanley Kim, Huanyu Cheng, Onur Gur, Ryan Haney, Fiorenzo G Omenetto, Yonggang Huang and John A Rogers, 2013, "Transient, biocompatible electronics and energy harvesters based on ZnO", Small, 9, (20), pp. 3398–3404
  • Rui Li, Huanyu Cheng, Yewang Su, Suk-Won Hwang, Lan Yin, Hu Tao, Mark A. Brenckle, Dae-Hyeong Kim, Fiorenzo G. Omenetto, John A. Rogers and Yonggang Huang, 2013, "An Analytical Model of Reactive Diffusion for Transient Electronics", Advanced Functional Materials, 23, (24), pp. 3106-3114
  • X. Huang, Huanyu Cheng, K. Chen, Y. Zhang, Y. Zhang, Y. Liu, C. Zhu, S. C. Ouyang, G. W. Kong, C. Yu, Y. Huang and J. A. Rogers, 2013, "Epidermal impedance sensing sheets for precision hydration assessment and spatial mapping", IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 60, (10), pp. 2848-57
  • Fan Xia, Seong Been Kim, Huanyu Cheng, Jung Min Lee, Taeseup Song, Yonggang Huang, John A Rogers, Ungyu Paik and Won Il Park, 2013, "Facile synthesis of free-standing silicon membranes with three-dimensional nanoarchitecture for anodes of lithium ion batteries", Nano Letters, 13, (7), pp. 3340-3346
  • J. W. Jeong, W. H. Yeo, A. Akhtar, J. J. Norton, Y. J. Kwack, S. Li, S. Y. Jung, Y. Su, W. Lee, J. Xia, Huanyu Cheng, Y. Huang, W. S. Choi, T. Bretl and J. A. Rogers, 2013, "Materials and optimized designs for human-machine interfaces via epidermal electronics", Advanced Materials, 25, (47), pp. 6839-46
  • R. C. Webb, A. P. Bonifas, A. Behnaz, Y. Zhang, K. J. Yu, Huanyu Cheng, M. Shi, Z. Bian, Z. Liu, Y. S. Kim, W. H. Yeo, J. S. Park, J. Song, Y. Li, Y. Huang, A. M. Gorbach and J. A. Rogers, 2013, "Ultrathin conformal devices for precise and continuous thermal characterization of human skin", Nature Materials, 12, (10), pp. 938-944
  • S. Xu, Y. Zhang, J. Cho, J. Lee, X. Huang, L. Jia, J. A. Fan, Y. Su, J. Su, H. Zhang, Huanyu Cheng, B. Lu, C. Yu, C. Chuang, T. I. Kim, T. Song, K. Shigeta, S. Kang, C. Dagdeviren, I. Petrov, P. V. Braun, Y. Huang, U. Paik and J. A. Rogers, 2013, "Stretchable batteries with self-similar serpentine interconnects and integrated wireless recharging systems", Nature Communications, 4, pp. 1543
  • T. Song, Huanyu Cheng, H. Choi, J. H. Lee, H. Han, D. H. Lee, D. S. Yoo, M. S. Kwon, J. M. Choi, S. G. Doo, H. Chang, J. Xiao, Y. Huang, W. I. Park, Y. C. Chung, H. Kim, J. A. Rogers and U. Paik, 2012, "Si/Ge double-layered nanotube array as a lithium ion battery anode", ACS Nano, 6, (1), pp. 303-309
  • S. W. Hwang, H. Tao, D. H. Kim, Huanyu Cheng, J. K. Song, E. Rill, M. A. Brenckle, B. Panilaitis, S. M. Won, Y. S. Kim, Y. M. Song, K. J. Yu, A. Ameen, R. Li, Y. Su, M. Yang, D. L. Kaplan, M. R. Zakin, M. J. Slepian, Y. Huang, F. G. Omenetto and J. A. Rogers, 2012, "A physically transient form of silicon electronics", Science, 337, (6102), pp. 1640-1644
  • Hongkun Zhang, Song Cen, Haitao Wang and Huanyu Cheng, 2012, "Efficient approach for simulating response of multi-body structure in reactor core subjected to seismic loading", Nuclear Power Engineering, 33, (2), pp. 51–55
  • Huanyu Cheng, Jian Wu, Qingmin Yu, Hyun-Joon Kim-Lee, Andrew Carlson, Kevin T Turner, Keh-Chih Hwang, Yonggang Huang and John A Rogers, 2012, "An analytical model for shear-enhanced adhesiveless transfer printing", Mechanics Research Communications, 43, pp. 46–49
  • Sang Yoon Yang, Andrew Carlson, Huanyu Cheng, Qingmin Yu, Numair Ahmed, Jian Wu, Seok Kim, Metin Sitti, Placid M Ferreira, Yonggang Huang and John A. Rogers, 2012, "Elastomer Surfaces with Directionally Dependent Adhesion Strength and Their Use in Transfer Printing with Continuous Roll-to-Roll Applications", Advanced Materials, 24, pp. 2117–2122
  • Seok Kim, Andrew Carlson, Huanyu Cheng, Seungwoo Lee, Jung-Ki Park, Yonggang Huang and John A Rogers, 2012, "Enhanced adhesion with pedestal-shaped elastomeric stamps for transfer printing", Applied Physics Letters, 100, (17), pp. 171909
  • Ming Ying, Andrew P Bonifas, Nanshu Lu, Yewang Su, Rui Li, Huanyu Cheng, Abid Ameen, Yonggang Huang and John A Rogers, 2012, "Silicon nanomembranes for fingertip electronics", Nanotechnology, 23, (34), pp. 344004
  • Huanyu Cheng, J Wu, M Li, D-H Kim, Y-S Kim, Y Huang, Z Kang, KC Hwang and JA Rogers, 2011, "An analytical model of strain isolation for stretchable and flexible electronics", Applied Physics Letters, 98, (6), pp. 061902
  • R. H. Kim, M. H. Bae, D. G. Kim, Huanyu Cheng, B. H. Kim, D. H. Kim, M. Li, J. Wu, F. Du, H. S. Kim, S. Kim, D. Estrada, S. W. Hong, Y. Huang, E. Pop and J. Rogers, 2011, "Stretchable, Transparent Graphene Interconnects for Arrays of Microscale Inorganic Light Emitting Diodes on Rubber Substrates", Nano Letters, 11, pp. 3381-3886
  • A. Carlson, H. J. Kim-Lee, J. Wu, P. Elvikis, Huanyu Cheng, A. Kovalsky, S. Elgan, Q. M. Yu, P. M. Ferreira, Y. G. Huang, K. T. Turner and J. A. Rogers, 2011, "Shear-enhanced adhesiveless transfer printing for use in deterministic materials assembly", Applied Physics Letters, 98, (26), pp. 264104

Other

  • Huanyu Cheng, 2015, "Wearable Tattoo Electronics Capable of Dissolving in the Human Body"

Research Projects

  • September 2018 - August 2020, "Controlled mechanical buckling: a perfect platform for designing multifunctional 3D surface structures," (Sponsor: American Chemical Society).
  • March 2016 - August 2018, "Mechanically tunable dissolution for transient electronics," (Sponsor: ASME International (ASME)).
  • August 2016 - July 2017, "Structural design of skin-like, crack-resistant substrates for stretchable electronics," (Sponsor: The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), NSF).
  • June 2016 - August 2016, "Smart responsive hydrogels for local chemical change," (Sponsor: PSU-TAMU REU 2016).
  • September 2013 - August 2015, "Designing a resorbable form of stretchable electronics for implantable therapeutics," (Sponsor: The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)).

Honors and Awards

  • Elected member of Global Young Academy, Global Young Academy, February 2016 - February 2020
  • IOP Outstanding Reviewer Awards for 2017, Institute of Physics, 2018 - 2018
  • Doctoral New Investigator, American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund, American Chemical Society, 2018 - 2018
  • Dorothy Quiggle Career Development Professorship, Penn State University, 2015 - 2018
  • Forbes 30 Under 30: Science, 2017, Forbes, 2017 - 2017
  • Haythornthwaite Research Initiation Grant, ASME, Applied Mechanics Division, 2016 - 2017
  • Finalist for Forbes 30 Under 30 list in Manufacturing & Industry, Forbes, January 2016 - January 2016
  • Recognized Reviewer for Computers in Biology and Medicine in 2016, Computers in Biology and Medicine, 2016 - 2016
  • Recognized Reviewer for American Heart Journal in 2015, American Heart Journal, 2015 - 2015
  • Inducted full member of Sigma Xi - The Scientific Research Society, Sigma Xi - The Scientific Research Society, 2015 - 2015
  • Travel Award at ASME 2015 Applied Mechanics and Materials Conference, ASME 2015 Applied Mechanics and Materials Conference, 2015 - 2015
  • NSF Student Travel Award at ASME-MSEC, ASME, Manufacturing Engineering Division, 2015 - 2015
  • First Place in ASME-IMECE AMD Student Paper Competition, ASME, Applied Mechanics Division, 2015 - 2015
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute International Student Research Fellow, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 2013 - 2015
  • Haythornthwaite Foundation Travel Award, ASME, Applied Mechanics Division, 2014 - 2014
  • Haythornthwaite Foundation Travel Award, ASME, Applied Mechanics Division, 2013 - 2013
  • Engineering and Health Center Fellowship, Northwestern University, 2013 - 2013
  • Chinese government award for outstanding self-financed students abroad, Ministry of Finance in China, 2013 - 2013
  • Haythornthwaite Foundation Travel Award, ASME, Applied Mechanics Division, 2012 - 2012
  • Fellow of Northwestern Predictive Science & Engineering Design Cluster, Northwestern University, 2011 - 2012
  • Martin Outstanding Graduate Fellow, Northwestern University, 2012 - 2012
  • Student Presentation Award, Society of Engineering Science (SES), 2012 - 2012
  • International Institute for Nanotechnology Outstanding Researcher Award, International Institute for Nanotechnology, 2012 - 2012
  • Walter P. Murphy Fellowship, Northwestern University, 2010 - 2010
  • National Scholarship in China, Ministry of Finance in China, 2009 - 2009
  • Undergraduate Visiting Researcher Fellowship, Stanford University, 2009 - 2009
  • National Scholarship, Ministry of Finance in China, 2008 - 2008
  • National Inspirational Scholarship in China, Ministry of Finance in China, 2007 - 2007
  • The 5th Soong Ching Ling Scholarship, Soong Ching Ling Foundation, 2002 - 2002

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Panelist, Panelist in the Career Panel at the CERS 2018, April 2018 - April 2018
  • Participation in Development/Fundraising Activities, Panelist, 2018 Industrial and Professional Advisory Council (IPAC) Faculty Roundtable, March 2018 - March 2018
  • Committee Work, Reviewer, Faculty Reviewer for the Triangle STEAM Scholarship, 2018
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Participant, Triangle Fraternity's Annual Student-Faculty Dinner, March 2018
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Materials Candidacy Committee, 2017
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Faculty Advisor, Triangle Engineering Fraternity, 2017
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Recruiter, Interviewer for the Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Materials Science and Engineering (IGDP), February 2017 - February 2017
  • Committee Work, Faculty, Affiliate, Institute for CyberScience (ICS), June 2017
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Faculty Search Committee, 2017 - 2018
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, External Review Leadership Committee, 2017 - 2017
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Scholarship Committee, 2016
  • Committee Work, Member, Dean's Workload Committee, 2016 - 2017
  • Committee Work, Advisor, Schreyer Honors College, 2016
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Faculty Advisor, Engineering Graduate Student Council, August 2016
  • Committee Work, Member, Alternate for Engineering on the Faculty Senate, 2016 - 2017
  • Committee Work, Faculty, Graduate Faculty, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, February 2016
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Mechanics Candidacy Committee, 2016
  • Other, Participant, New Faculty Colleagues Group, 2015 - 2016
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Graduate Student Recruitment & Admissions Committee, 2015
  • Committee Work, Faculty, Member, Materials Research Institute, September 2015
  • Committee Work, Faculty, Member, Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment, November 2015
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Honors Thesis Exam Committee, 2015
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Recruiter, Penn State College of Engineering Graduate Recruitment Weekend, 2016
  • Contribution to Programs to Enhance Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity, Panelist, Panelist in International Student and Faculty Panel of “A discussion with international faculty and students from the College of Engineering”, 2016
  • Committee Work, Reviewer, Faculty oral and poster presentation reviewer, CERS, 2016
  • Committee Work, Reviewer, Faculty paper reviewer, CERS, 2016
  • Committee Work, Reviewer, Faculty Reader of Schreyer Honors Thesis, 2016
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Recruiter, Interviewer for the Penn State Millennium Scholars Program, 2016
  • Contribution to Programs to Enhance Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity, Participant, 3rd Annual STEM Open House, 2015
  • Committee Work, Judge, Faculty judge for ESM Today, 2016
  • Committee Work, Judge, Faculty judge for ESM Today, 2018
  • Committee Work, Judge, Faculty judge for ESM Today, 2017

Service to External Organizations:

  • Service to Public and Private Organizations, Reviewer for the 2018 Africa Science Leadership Programme, Africa Science Leadership Programme, 2018 - 2018
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Organizer, Topic Organizer, ASME IMECE, November 2018 - November 2018
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Organizer, Symposium Organizer, SES, October 2018 - October 2018
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Committee Member, Committee Member, Advanced Energy Materials Congress, March 2018 - March 2018
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Organizer, Symposium Organizer, SES, October 2017 - October 2017
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Organizer, Topic Organizer, ASME IMECE, November 2017 - November 2017
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, New Member Selection Committee of the GYA, Global Young Academy, 2017 - 2017
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Chairperson, ASME Electronic Materials Committee of the Materials Division, 2017 - 2019
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Organizer, Sympsoium Organizer, Materials Science & Technology (MS&T), October 2017 - October 2017
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, The Review Committee of Science Diplomacy Workshop organized by the GYA, Global Young Academy, 2016 - 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Organizer, Symposium Organizer, SES, October 2016 - October 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Organizer, Topic Organizer, ASME IMECE, November 2016 - November 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Committee Member, Regional Planning Committees for the HHMI Alumni Network, 2015 - 2017
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Co-Chairperson, ASME Electronic Materials Committee of the Materials Division, 2015 - 2017
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Committee Member, ASME Materials Division Nanomaterials for Energy Technical Committee, 2015
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Committee Member, ASME Materials Division Composites and Heterogeneous Materials Technical Committee, 2015
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Early Career Reviewer (ECR) program, Center for Scientific Review (CSR), National Institutes of Health, 2015
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Committee Member, ASME Elasticity Committee of the Applied Mechanics Division, 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Chairperson, Session Chair, ASME IMECE, November 2014 - November 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Chairperson, Session Chair, ASME IMECE, November 2013 - November 2013
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Chairperson, Session Chair, SES, July 2013 - July 2013
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Chairperson, Session Chair, SES, October 2012 - October 2012
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Chairperson, Session Chair, ASME IMECE, November 2012 - November 2012
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, The Review Committee of Science Diplomacy Workshop, Global Young Academy (GYA), 2016
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Judge for NIH Nanotechnology Startup Challenge in Cancer, NIH, 2016
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Judge for 2016 Sigma Xi Student Research Showcase, Sigma Xi, 2016
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Judge in the Energy & Environment category and Judge in the Final Round for 2016 Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge, Conrad Foundation, 2016
 


 

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The Penn State Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics (ESM) is an internationally distinguished department that is recognized for its globally competitive excellence in engineering and scientific accomplishments, research, and educational leadership.

Our Engineering Science program is the official undergraduate honors program of the College of Engineering, attracting the University’s brightest engineering students. We also offer graduate degrees in ESM, engineering mechanics, engineering at the nano-scale, and an integrated undergraduate/graduate program.

Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics

212 Earth and Engineering Sciences Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-4523