2022
  • 2022/09: Excited to receive our lab's first R01 grant from NIBIB. We greatly thank NIH for the research support!

  • 2022/08: The University of Missouri has officially joined the Center to Stream HealthCare In Place (C2SHIP), funded by NSF. The goal is to is to engage industry partners, academic teams, and government agencies in pre-competitive research that addresses our healthcare challenges through a new model of healthcare delivery. The other four funded sites include the University of Arizona, Baylor College of Medicine, University of Southern California, and California Institute of Technology.

 

  • 2022/08: Yadong Xu has received the Raymond White Dissertation Year Fellowship with an amount of $9,148. Yadong is one of seven graduate students who received this prestigious fellowship at Mizzou. Big congratulations, Yadong!

  • 2022/07: Our research lab has moved to the NextGen Building. Look forward to the interdisciplinary collaboration opportunities to address the unmet clinical problems in human healthcare. 

  • 2022/05: Our research paper on laser-scribed MoO2 for Janus multimodal wearables and light-driven reconfigurable devices has been accepted for publication by Science Advances. Big congratulations, Ganggang and Yun! This research represents a major step toward realizing our long-term goal of enabling cost-effective, multimodal soft bioelectronics interfaced with mobile data acquisition circuits.

  • 2022/03: Our collaborated research paper on smart face masks has been accepted for publication by ACS Nano. Big congratulations, Yun! 

2021
  • 2021/12: Our research paper entitled "Bioinspired Elastomer Composites with Programmed Mechanical and Electrical Anisotropies" has been accepted for publication by Nature Communications. Big congratulations, Yun! This research represents a major step toward realizing our long-term goal of developing novel multifunctional soft materials which can blur the abiotic-biotic dissimilarities.

  • 2021/12: Dr. Zheng Yan gave a podium talk about the potential applications of wireless multimodal wearable devices in home-based elderly care at the Annual Meeting of NSF IUCRC Center to Stream Healthcare In Place held at California Institute of Technology.

  • 2021/12: Zanyu Chen has passed his master thesis defense! Congratulations!

  • 2021/09: Zehua Chen (Ph.D. student) and Brian Arends (Master student) joined our research lab. Welcome!

  • 2021/08: Dr. Zheng Yan was selected into the MizzouForward Advisory Committee. Mizzou forward is the signature program, recently launched by the University of Missouri, to invest $1.5 billion to enhance research, educational missions. Please see more details here.  

 

 

2020
  • 2020/12: Dr. Zheng Yan has received the NSF CAREER Award. We greatly thank NSF for the research support! 

 

  • 2020/11: Dr. Zheng Yan gave an invited talk, entitled "Pencil-Paper-Based Wearable Bioelectronics", at the BioNexus KC's 2020 One Health Research Symposium.

 

  • 2020/08: Dr. Zheng Yan gave an invited talk, entitled "Exploring the Easy and Cost-Effective Fabrication of Multifunctional On-Skin Wearable Biomedical Devices", at the SMART MedTech Virtual Workshop.

 

  • 2020/08: Dr. Zheng Yan gave an invited talk, entitled "Mechanically Guided, Deterministic Assembly of 3D Micro/Nanoscale Electronic Structures", at the Midscale Research Infrastructure Workshop supported by NSF.

 

  • 2020/08: Margaret Page (Master student) joined our research lab. Welcome!

 

 

  • 2020/03: Our research paper entitled "Laser-Induced Graphene for Electrothermally Controlled, Mechanically Guided, Three-Dimensional Assembly and Human-Soft Actuators Interaction" has been accepted for publication by Advanced Materials. Big congratulations, Yun!

 

  • 2020/02: Our patent entitled "Deterministic Assembly of Complex, Three-Dimensional Architectures by Compressive Buckling" has been issued.

  • 2020/01: Zanyu Chen (Master student) joined our research lab. Welcome!

2019
  • 2019/11: Our research paper entitled "Multiscale Porous Elastomer Substrates for Multifunctional On-Skin Electronics with Passive-Cooling Capabilities" has been accepted for publication by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Big congratulations, Yadong, Bohan, and Yun! This research was widely reported by a number of media, such as NPR, Inverse, Futurity, DailyHunt, Nanowerk, Missourian, and many others.

 

  • 2019/08: Ganggang Zhao (Ph.D. student) joined our research lab. Welcome!

  • 2019/08: Our research project about 3D biochip has been funded by the NSF-EPMD program. We greatly thank NSF for the research support!

 

  • 2019/04: Dr. Zheng Yan gave a talk at the 2019 MRS Spring Meeting entitled "Soft Electronic and Energy Devices Based-On Laser-Induced Porous Graphene".

2018
  • 2018/11: Our collaborative work entitled “Three-Dimensional Piezoelectric Polymer Microsystems for Vibrational Energy Harvesting, Robotic Prosthetic Interfaces, and Biomedical Implants” has been published on Nature Electronics and selected as a cover feature article. Congratulations!

 

  • 2018/11: Our research paper entitled "Mechanically Assembled, Three-Dimensional Hierarchical Structures of Cellular Graphene with Programmed Geometries and Outstanding Electromechanical Properties" has been accepted for publication by ACS Nano. Big congratulations, Yun and Xiatian!

 

  • 2018/09: Qihui Fei (master student) joined our research lab. Welcome!

 

  • 2018/09: Our research paper entitled "Gas‐Permeable, Multifunctional On‐Skin Electronics Based On Laser‐Induced Porous Graphene and Sugar‐Templated Elastomer Sponges" has been accepted for publication by Advanced Materials. Big congratulations, Bohan and Richard!

 

  • 2018/08: Dr. Zheng Yan gave an invited talk at the 256th ACS National Meeting to introduce our research about porous graphene for soft electronic and energy devices with unusual attributes.

 

  • 2018/02: Our collaborative work entitled “Morphable 3D Mesostructures and Microelectronic Devices by Multistable Buckling Mechanics” has been published on Nature Materials and selected as a cover feature article. Congratulations!  

 

  • 2018/01: Yun Ling (Ph.D. student) and Yadong Xu (Ph.D. student) joined our research lab. Welcome!

2017
  • 2017/11: Shivam Goswami (Master student) joined our research lab. Welcome!

 

  • 2017/10: Dr. Zheng Yan’s first-authored research paper entitled “Three-Dimensional Mesostructures as High-Temperature Growth Templates, Electronic Cellular Scaffolds and Self-Propelled Micro-Robots” was accepted for publication by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Congratulations

  • 2017/09: Richard McCay (Ph.D. student), Bohan Sun (undergraduate student) and Xiatian Zhuang (Undergraduate student) joined our research lab. Welcome!

  • 2017/08: Dr. Zheng Yan started his assistant professor position at the University of Missouri at Columbia.