People
ZHANG Li 張立
Associate Professor
TEL: 852 - 3943 1150
Room 309, William M.W. Mong Engineering Building

Li Zhang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering (MAE) and an associate faculty member in Chow Yuk Ho Technology Centre for Innovative Medicine and T Stone Robotics Institute (CURI) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He is also the co-director of the SIAT (CAS)-CUHK Joint Laboratory of Robotics and Intelligent Systems. 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 as an Assistant Professor.

His main research interests include micro-/nanorobotics and their biomedical applications, bridging functional materials and micro-/nanotechnology with sensors, actuators, and robotics at small scales. Dr. Zhang is a senior member of IEEE, a member of ASME, IEEE RAS and NTC, MRS and ACS. Since 2004 he has authored and co-authored over 200 papers, including Science Robotics, Science Advances, Nature Communications, Advanced Materials, ACS Nano, IJRR, T-RO and Soft Robotics. Several of his journal papers have been indexed as ISI highly cited papers and/or highlighted in Science or Nature. He currently serves as an AE/TE of IEEE/ASME T-MECH, IEEE T-ASE, IEEE RA-L, and several other journals from IEEE, IET, Springer Nature, and SAGE Publishing. He is also an International Advisory Board member of Advanced Intelligent Systems (Wiley). Dr. Zhang won the Hong Kong RGC Early Career Award 2013-14, and the CUHK Young Researcher Award 2017. He also won several awards from IEEE international conferences including ICRA, IROS, and NANOMED. He has been appointed by IEEE NTC as a Distinguished Lecturer.

Research Interests
  • Micro- and Nano-Robotics
  • Robot Swarm
  • Sensors and Actuators
  • Biomedicine and Minimally Invasive Intervention
Current Projects
  • Public Sector Trial Scheme Project: Development of Enhanced Micro Hybrid Powertrain Systems
  • Development of RefluxChip - A Miniature Battery-free Remote Sensing System for Real-time Monitoring of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Development of QuickCAS: An Easy-to-use Analysis System for Quick Detection of C. Diff Toxin in Patients Stool
  • Development of a Magnetically Enhanced TPA Accumulation (META) System to Enhance Endovascular Treatment for Elderly Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke
  • 3D Printing of Miniature Robots for Minimally Invasive Ophthalmological Treatment
Teaching by Years
2018/19
MAEG3920 Engineering Design and Applications
MAEG5120 Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications
2017/18
MAEG3010 Mechanics of Materials
GEUC4011 Senior Seminar
MAEG3920 Engineering Design and Applications
MAEG5750 MicroelectromechanicalSystems Technology and Applications
2016/17
MAEG3010 Mechanics of Materials
MAEG3920 Engineering Design and Applications
MAEG5120 Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications
2015/16
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")
2014/15
ENGG1100 Introduction to Engineering Design (as a mentor)
ENGG2600D Technology, Society and Engineering Practice
MAEG3920 Engineering Design and Applications
2013/14
BMEG4410 BioMEMS
ENGG1100 Introduction to Engineering Design (as a mentor)
MAEG3920 Engineering Design and Applications
2012/13
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)
Publications

Journal Papers (in the recent five years)

  1. L. D. Yang, J. F, Yu, L. Zhang*, Statistics-based automated control for a swarm of paramagnetic nanoparticles in 2D space, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 2019, accepted.
  2. B. Wang, F. T. Ji, J. F. Yu, L. D. Yang, Q. Q. Wang, L. Zhang*, Bubble-assisted three-dimensional ensemble of nanomotors for improved catalytic performance, iScience, Vol 20, 760-771, 2019. (highlighted as the front cover)
  3. D. D. Jin^, J. F. Yu^, K. Yuan, L. Zhang*, Mimicking the structure and function of ant bridge in reconfigurable microswarm for electronic applications, ACS Nano, Vol. 13, Issue 5, 5999-6007, 2019. (highlighted by SITN @ Harvard University, C&EN and Chemistry World)
  4. Y. B. Zhang, L. Zhang, L. D. Yang, C. I. Vong, K. F. Chan, W. K. K. Wu, T. N. Y. Kwong, N. W. S. Lo, M. Ip, S. H. Wong, J. J. Y. Sung, P. W. Y. Chiu, L. Zhang*, Real-time tracking of fluorescent magnetic spore-based microrobots for remote detection of C. diff toxins, Science Advances, Vol. 5, no. 1, eaau9650, 2019.
  5. L. D. Yang, Y. B. Zhang, Q. Q. Wang, L. Zhang*, An automated microrobotic platform for rapid detection of C. diff toxins, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2019, DOI:10.1109/TBME.2019.2939419.
  6. L. D. Yang, Y. B. Zhang, Q. Q. Wang, K. F. Chan, L. Zhang*, Automated control of magnetic spore-based microrobot using fluorescence imaging for targeted delivery with cellular resolution, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 2019, DOI: 10.1109/TASE.2019.2937232.
  7. J. F. Yu, Q. Q. Wang, M. Z. Li , C. Liu, L. D. Wang, T. T. Xu, L. Zhang*, Characterizing nanoparticle swarms with tuneable concentrations for enhanced imaging contrast, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, Vol. 4, Issue 3, 2942-2949, 2019.
  8. T. T. Xu, J. F. Yu, C. I. Vong, B. Wang, X. Y. Wu*, L. Zhang*, Dynamic morphology and swimming properties of rotating miniature swimmers with soft tails, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 24, Issue 3, 924-934, 2019.
  9. B. Wang, Y. B. Zhang, Z. G. Guo*, L. Zhang*, Self-assembly of nanoparticles: static and dynamic, Materials Today, Vol. 25, 112-113, 2019. (highlighted as the front cover)
  10. L. D. Yang, E. Yu, C. I. Vong, L. Zhang*, Discrete-time optimal control of electromagnetic coil systems for generation of dynamic magnetic fields with high accuracy, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 24, Issue 3, 1208-1219, 2019.
  11. B. Wang^, K. F. Chan^, F. T. Ji, Q. Q. Wang, P. W. Y. Chiu, Z. G. Guo*, L. Zhang*, On-demand coalescence and splitting of liquid marbles and their bio-applications, Advanced Science, 1802033, 2019. (highlighted as the inside back cover)
  12. Q. Q. Wang, L. D. Yang, B. Wang, E. Yu, J. F. Yu, L. Zhang*, Collective behavior of reconfigurable magnetic droplets via dynamic self-assembly, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Vol. 11, No. 1, 1630-1637, 2019.
  13. J. F. Yu and L. Zhang*, Reversible swelling and shrinking of paramagnetic nanoparticle swarms in bio-fluids with high ionic strength, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 24, Issue 1, 154-163, 2019.
  14. B. Wang, Y. B. Zhang, L. Zhang*, Recent progress on micro- and nano-robots: towards in vivo tracking and localization, Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery, 8(5), 461-479, 2018. (editorial)
  15. J. F. Yu, B. Wang, X. Z. Du, Q. Q. Wang and L. Zhang*, Ultra-extensible Ribbon-like Magnetic Microswarm, Nature Communications, 2018, accepted.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. L. Zhao, L. Zhang, and Y. Ding, Analysis of micro-fluidic tweezers in the Stokes regime, Physics of Fluids, Vol. 30, 032006, 2018.
  24. 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)
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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)
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. B. Wang, Y.B. Zhang, L. Zhang*, Selective Surface Tension Induced Patterning on Flexible Textiles via Click Chemistry, Nanoscale, vol. 9, 4777-4786, 2017.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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)
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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)
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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).
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. 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.
  53. L. Zhang, L. X. Dong, P. Fischer, “Helical Micro- and Nanostructures”, Nanoscale, Vol. 7, 13277-13277, 2015.
  54. 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.
  55. 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.
  56. 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.
  57. L. Han, Y. Cai, P. Tang, and L. Zhang*, Microscale flowers, Materials Today, Vol. 18, 410-411, 2015.
  58. 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
  59. L. J. Han, P. Y. Tang, L. Zhang*, Encapsulation architecture for energy storage, Materials Today, Vol. 18, 352-353, 2015.
  60. 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).
  61. 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)
  62. 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.
  63. 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.
  64. H. Zhang, L. Zhang*, Residual stress in spin-cast polyurethane thin films, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 106, 033102, 2015.
  65. 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.
  66. 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.
  67. K. E. Peyer, B. J. Nelson, L. Zhang, E. Siringil, Magnetic Polymer Composite Artificial Bacterial Flagella, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, Vol. 9, 046014, 2014.
  68. 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

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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)
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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

  1. 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.
  2. 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.