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Huanyu Cheng

Assistant Professor


  • Engineering Science and Mechanics

307D Earth and Engineering Sciences Building


Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

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




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


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

  • Tianqi Wang, Ashwin Ramnarayanan and Huanyu Cheng, 2018, "Real Time Analysis of Bioanalytes in Healthcare, Food, Zoology and Botany", Sensors, 18, (1), pp. 5
  • Qingmin Yu, Furong Chen, Honglei Zhou, Xudong Yu, Huanyu Cheng and Huaping Wu, 2018, "Design and analysis of magnetic-assisted transfer printing", Journal of Applied Mechanics, 85, (10), pp. p.101009
  • Joong Hoon Lee, Ji-Young Hwang, Jia Zhu, Ha Ryeon Hwang, Seung Min Lee, Huanyu Cheng, Sang-Hoon Lee and SukWon Hwang, 2018, "Flexible Conductive Composite Integrated with Personal Earphone for Wireless, Real-time Monitoring of Electrophysiological Signs", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10, (25), pp. 21184-21190
  • Ning Yi, Zheng Cheng, Lei Yang, Gregory Edelman, Cuili Xue, Yi Ma, Hongli Zhu and Huanyu Cheng, 2018, "Fully Water-soluble and Biodegradable High-Performance Transient Sensors on a Low-cost, Ultrathin Galactomannan Substrate", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
  • Yuyan Gao and Huanyu Cheng, 2017, "Assembly of heterogeneous materials for biology and electronics: from bio-inspiration to bio-integration", Journal of Electronic Packaging, 139, (2), pp. p.020801
  • 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
  • Lingqian Chang, Feng Chen, Xiaokang Zhang, Tairong Kuang, Mi Li, Jiaming Hu, Junfeng Shi, Ly James Lee, Huanyu Cheng and Yiwen Li, 2017, "Synthetic Melanin E-Ink", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9, (19), pp. 16553-16560
  • Shuyuan Lin, Jia Zhu, Xinming Li, Yang Guo, Yaopeng Fang, Huanyu Cheng and Hongwei Zhu, 2017, "Water-driven actuation of Ornithoctonus huwena spider silk fibers", Applied Physics Letters, 110, (5), pp. 053103
  • 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
  • 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, (1), pp. p.013001
  • 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, pp. p. 6566
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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, pp. p. 3329
  • 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), pp. p. 1300472
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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


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

Research Projects

Honors and Awards

  • Forbes 30 Under 30: Science, 2017, Forbes, 2017 - 2017


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