2021
  • 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.