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SHI Qiongfeng

Received his B.Eng. degree from Department of Electronic Engineering and Information Science at University of Science and Technology of China in 2012 and Ph.D. degree from Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at National University of Singapore in 2018. He is currently a Research Fellow in the Dept. of ECE, NUS. His research interests are focused on energy harvesters and self-powered sensors.

Articles Published:

  1. Bowei Dong, Qiongfeng Shi, Yanqin Yang, Feng Wen, Zixuan Zhang, and Chengkuo Lee, Technology Evolution from Self-Powered Sensors to AIoT Enabled Smart Homes, Nano Energy, vol. 79, 105414, 2021. (shared first authorship)
  2. Jianxiong Zhu, Minglu Zhu, Qiongfeng Shi, Feng Wen, Long Liu, Bowei Dong, Ahmed Haroun, Yanqing Yang, Philippe Vachon, Xinge Guo, Tianyiyi He, and Chengkuo Lee, Progress in TENG technology – a journey from energy harvesting to nanoenergy and nanosystem (NENS), EcoMat, Accepted for publication, 2020. (shared first authorship)
  3. Qiongfeng Shi, Zixuan Zhang, Tianyiyi He Zhongda Sun, Bingjie Wang, Yuqin Feng, Xuechuan Shan, Budiman Salam, and Chengkuo Lee, Deep learning enabled smart mats as a scalable floor monitoring system, Nat. Commun., vol. 11, 4609, 2020.
  4. Qiongfeng Shi, Bowei Dong, Tianyiyi He, Zhongda Sun, Jianxiong Zhu, Zixuan Zhang, and Chengkuo Lee, Progress in wearable electronics/photonics – moving towards the era of artificial intelligence (AI) and internet of things (IoT), InfoMat, vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 1131-1162, 2020.
  5. Bowei Dong, Yanqin Yang, Qiongfeng Shi, Siyu Xu, Zhongda Sun, Shiyang Zhu, Zixuan Zhang, Dim-Lee Kwong, Guangya Zhou, Kah-Wee Ang, and Chengkuo Lee, Wearable Triboelectric−Human−Machine Interface (THMI) Using Robust Nanophotonic Readout, ACS Nano, Vol. 14, Issue 7, pp. 8915-8930, 2020. (shared first authorship)
  6. Bowei Dong, Qiongfeng Shi, Tianyiyi He, Shiyang Zhu, Zixuan Zhang, Zhongda Sun, Yiming Ma, Dim-Lee Kwong, and Chengkuo Lee, Wearable Triboelectric/Aluminum Nitride Nano-Energy-Nano-System with Self-Sustainable Photonic Modulation and Continuous Force Sensing, Advanced Science, vol.7, no.15, 1903636, 2020. (shared first authorship)
  7. Qiongfeng Shi, and Chengkuo Lee, Self-Powered Bio-Inspired Spider-Net-Coding Interface Using Single-Electrode Triboelectric Nanogenerator, Adv. Sci., vol. 6, no. 15, p. 1900617, 2019.
  8. Qiongfeng Shi, Zixuan Zhang, Tao Chen, and Chengkuo Lee, Minimalist and Multi-Functional Human Machine Interface (HMI) Using A Flexible Wearable Triboelectric Patch, Nano Energy, vol. 62, p.355-366, 2019.
  9. Qiongfeng Shi, Chunkai Qiu, Tianyiyi He, Fan Wu, Minglu Zhu, Jan A. Dziuban, Rafal Walczak, Mehmet Rasit Yuce, and Chengkuo Lee, Triboelectric Single-Electrode-Output Control Interface Using Patterned Grid Electrode, Nano Energy, vol. 60, pp.545-556, 2019.
  10. Qiongfeng Shi, Tianyiyi He, and Chengkuo Lee, More Than Energy Harvesting - Combining Triboelectric Nanogenerator and Flexible Electronics Technology for Enabling Novel Micro-/Nano-Systems, Nano Energy, vol. 57, pp. 851-871, 2019.
  11. Tao Chen, Qiongfeng Shi, Minglu Zhu, Tianyiyi He, Lining Sun, Lei Yang, and Chengkuo Lee, Triboelectric Self-Powered Wearable Flexible Patch as 3D Motion Control Interface for Robotic Manipulator, ACS NANO, vol. 12, no. 11, pp. 11561-11571, 2018. (shared first authorship)
  12. Linfeng Chen, Qiongfeng Shi, Yajuan Sun, Trang Nguyen, Chengkuo Lee, and Siowling Soh, Controlling Surface Charge Generated by Contact Electrification: Strategies and Applications, Adv. Mater., vol. 30, no. 47, p. 1802405, 2018. (shared first authorship)
  13. Tao Chen, Qiongfeng Shi, Kunpu Li, Zhan Yang, Huicong Liu, Lining Sun, Jan A Dziuban, and Chengkuo Lee, Investigation of Position Sensing and Energy Harvesting of a Triboelectric Touch Patch, Nanomaterials, vol. 8, no. 8, 613, 2018. (shared first authorship)
  14. Tao Chen, Qiongfeng Shi, Zhan Yang, Jinchang Liu, Huicong Liu, Lining Sun, and Chengkuo Lee, A Self-Powered Six-Axis Tactile Sensor by Using Triboelectric Mechanism, Nanomaterials, vol. 8, no.7, 503, 2018. (shared first authorship)
  15. Qiongfeng Shi, Hao Wang, Han Wu, and Chengkuo Lee, Self-powered triboelectric nanogenerator buoy ball for applications ranging from environment monitoring to water wave energy farm, Nano Energy, vol. 40, pp. 203-213, 2017.
  16. Qiongfeng Shi, Han Wu, Hao Wang, Hanxiang Wu, and Chengkuo Lee, Self-Powered Gyroscope Ball Using Triboelectric Mechanism, Adv. Energy Mater., vol. 7, no. 22, p. 1701300, 2017.
  17. Qiongfeng Shi, Hao Wang, Tao Wang, and Chengkuo Lee, Self-powered liquid triboelectric microfluidic sensor for pressure sensing and finger motion monitoring applications, Nano Energy, vol. 30, pp.450-459, 2016.
  18. Qiongfeng Shi, Tao Wang, Takeshi Kobayashi and Chengkuo Lee, Investigation of Geometric Design in Piezoelectric Microelectromechanical Systems Diaphragms for Ultrasonic Energy Harvesting, Appl. Phys. Lett., vol.108, No. 19, pp.193902, 2016.
  19. Qiongfeng Shi, Tao Wang and Chengkuo Lee, MEMS Based Broadband Piezoelectric Ultrasonic Energy Harvester (PUEH) for Enabling Self-Powered Implantable Biomedical Devices, Scientific Reports (Nature Publisher), vol. 6, pp. 24946, 2016.
DONG Bowei

Received the B.S. degree in physics with second major in mathematics from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2015, the Ph.D. degree from the NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering at the National University of Singapore, Singapore, in 2019. His research interests include optical waveguides, integrated silicon photonics, and integrated mid-infrared photonics for sensing and healthcare applications.

Articles Published:

  1. Bowei Dong, Qiongfeng Shi, Yanqin Yang, Feng Wen, Zixuan Zhang, and Chengkuo Lee, Technology Evolution from Self-Powered Sensors to AIoT Enabled Smart Homes, Nano Energy, vol. 79, 105414, 2021.
  2. Qiongfeng Shi, Bowei Dong, Tianyiyi He, Zhongda Sun, Jianxiong Zhu, Zixuan Zhang, and Chengkuo Lee, Progress in wearable electronics/photonics – moving towards the era of artificial intelligence (AI) and internet of things (IoT), InfoMat, vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 1131-1162, 2020. (shared first authorship)
  3. Bowei Dong, Yanqin Yang, Qiongfeng Shi, Siyu Xu, Zhongda Sun, Shiyang Zhu, Zixuan Zhang, Dim-Lee Kwong, Guangya Zhou, Kah-Wee Ang, and Chengkuo Lee, Wearable Triboelectric−Human−Machine Interface (THMI) Using Robust Nanophotonic Readout, ACS Nano, Vol. 14, Issue 7, pp. 8915-8930, 2020.
  4. Bowei Dong, Qiongfeng Shi, Tianyiyi He, Shiyang Zhu, Zixuan Zhang, Zhongda Sun, Yiming Ma, Dim-Lee Kwong, and Chengkuo Lee, Wearable Triboelectric/Aluminum Nitride Nano-Energy-Nano-System with Self-Sustainable Photonic Modulation and Continuous Force Sensing, Advanced Science, vol.7, no.15, 1903636, 2020.
  5. Yiming Ma, Bowei Dong, Jingxuan Wei, Yuhua Chang, Li Huang, Kah-Wee Ang, and Chengkuo Lee, High-Responsivity Mid-Infrared Black Phosphorus Slow Light Waveguide Photodetector, Advanced Optical Materials, 2000337, 2020. (shared first authorship)
  6. Yiming Ma, Bowei Dong, and Chengkuo Lee, Progress of Infrared Guided-Wave Nanophotonic Sensors and Devices, Nano Convergence, vol. 7, no.12, pp.1-34, 2020. (shared first authorship)
  7. Bowei Dong, Yiming Ma, Zhihao Ren, and Chengkuo Lee, Recent progress in nanoplasmonics based integrated optical micro/nano-systems, J. Physics D: Applied Physics, vol. 53, 213001, 2020.
  8. Bowei Dong, Xianshu Luo, Shiyang Zhu, Ting Hu, Mo Li, Dihan Hasan, Li Zhang, Soo Jin Chua, Jingxuan Wei, Yuhua Chang, Yiming Ma, Philippe Vachon, Guo-Qiang Lo, Kah Wee Ang, Dim-Lee Kwong and Chengkuo Lee, Thermal annealing study of the mid-infrared aluminum nitride on insulator (AlNOI) photonics platform, Optics Express, Vol.27, No.14, pp. 19815-19826, 2019.
  9. Li Huang, Bowei Dong, Xin Guo, Yuhua Chang, Nan Chen, Xin Huang, Wugang Liao, Chunxiang Zhu, Hong Wang, Chengkuo Lee, and Kah-Wee Ang, Waveguide-Integrated Black Phosphorus Photodetector for Mid-Infrared Applications., ACS Nano, Vol.13, pp. 913-921, 2019. (shared first authorship)
  10. Bowei Dong, Xianshu Luo, Shiyang Zhu, Mo Li, Dihan Hasan, Zhang Li, Soo Jin Chua, Jingxuan Wei, Yuhua Chang, Guo-Qiang Lo, Kah-Wee Ang, Dim-Lee Kwong, and Chengkuo Lee, Aluminum Nitride on Insulator (ANOI) Platform for Mid-infrared Photonics., Opt. Lett, Vol.44, No.1, pp. 73-76, 2019.
  11. Bowei Dong, Ting Hu, Xianshu Luo, Yuhua Chang, Xin Guo, Hong Wang, Dim-Lee Kwong, Guo-Qiang Lo, and Chengkuo Lee, Wavelength-Flattened Directional Coupler Based Mid-Infrared Chemical Sensor Using Bragg Wavelength in Subwavelength Grating Structure, Nanomaterials, Vol.8, No.11, p.893, 2018.
  12. Bowei Dong, Xianshu Luo, Ting Hu, Hong Wang, Dim-Lee Kwong, Guo-Lee Kwong, and Chengkuo Lee, Compact Low Loss Mid-Infrared Wavelength–Flattened Directional Coupler (WFDC) for Arbitrary Power Splitting Ratio Enabled by Rib Waveguide Dispersion EngineeringJ Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Vol.24, No.20, pp. 4500108, 2018.
  13. Bowei Dong, Xin Guo, Chong Pei Ho, Bo Li, Hong Wang, Chengkuo Lee, Xianshu Luo, and Patrick Lo, Silicon-on-Insulator Waveguide Devices for Broadband Mid-Infrared Photonics, IEEE Photonics Journal., Vol.9, No.3, pp. 4501410, 2017.
AHMED Haroun

Received his BSc and MSc in Mechanical Design & Production Engineering from Cairo University in 2008, and 2011 respectively He got his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from University of Tokyo in 2015. He is currently a Research Fellow at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, NUS. His research interests are focused on Energy harvesting and self-powered sensors

Articles Published:

  1. A.Haroun, I. Yamada, S. Warisawa “Investigation of Kinetic Energy Harvesting from Human Body Motion Activities Using Free/Impact based Micro Electromagnetic Generator” J. Diabetes & Cholesterol metabolism, 1 (2016) 12-16
  2. A.Haroun, I. Yamada, S. Warisawa, “Study of Electromagnetic Vibration Energy Harvesting with Free/Impact Motion for Low Frequency Operation”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 349 (2015) 389–402.
  3. A.Haroun, I. Yamada, S. Warisawa, “Micro Electromagnetic Vibration Energy Harvester Based on Free/Impact Motion for Low Frequency – Large Amplitude Operation”, Sensors and Actuators: A Physical, 224 (2015) 87 – 98.
  4. S. Megahed, A.Haroun, “Analysis of Dynamic Behavioural Performance of Multibody Mechanical Systems with Multi-clearance joint”. ASME Journal of computational and nonlinear dynamics, 7, (2012) 011002.
  5. A.Haroun, S. Megahed, “Simulation and Experimentation of Multibody Mechanical Systems with Multiple Clearance Revolute Joints”, International Journal of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 6, 3 (2012).
LIU Long

Received his M.Sc. degree from Institute of coal chemistry, CAS in 2014 and Ph.D. degree from Beijing Institute of Nanoenergy and Nanosystems, CAS in 2018. He is currently a Research Fellow in the Dept. of ECE, NUS. His research interests are focused on energy harvesters and self-powered sensors. E-mail: eleliulo@nus.edu.sg

Articles Published:

  1. LIU Long, Qiongfeng Shi, and Chengkuo Lee, A Novel Hybridized Blue Energy Harvester Aiming at All-weather IoT Applications, Nano Energy, Vol 76, 105052, 2020.
  2. LIU Long,Qiongfeng Shi, John S. Ho, and Chengkuo Lee, Study of Thin Film Blue Energy Harvester Based on Triboelectric nanogenerator and Seashore IoT Applications, Nano Energy, vol 66, 104167, 2019.
LE Xianhao

Received his B.Eng. degree in Mechanical Engineering and Automation from Zhejiang University of Technology, China, in 2014, and Ph.D. degree in Mechatronic Engineering from Zhejiang University, China, in 2019. He is currently a Research Fellow in the Dept. of ECE, NUS. His research interests are focused on MEMS piezoelectric resonant sensors and actuators.

Faezah ARAB Hassani

Faezeh Arab Hassani, received Bachelor and M.Sc. degrees of Electronic Engineering in 2004 and 2008, respectively. After finishing of Ph.D. degree in Electronics Engineering from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom, in 2012, she joined Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan, for her Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) post-doctoral fellowship. From 2013 to 2014, she was working at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, as a research fellow. She then joined the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, as a post-doctoral research associate till 2016. She continued her research as a research fellow at the N.1 Institute of Health (former Singapore Institute for Neurotechnology), NUS, till 2019. She received a prestigious JSPS invitational fellow at the University of Tokyo in 2019 to conduct research at the laboratory of Prof. Takao Someya. She is currently a research fellow at ECE, NUS. Her research interests include micro/nano-electronics, micro/nano-electromechanical-systems (MEMS/NEMS) hybrid devices, sensors, actuators, and energy harvesters for biomedical and environmental applications.

ZHANG Qian

Received her B.Eng. and PH.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from University of Science and Technology Beijing in 2018. She is currently a Research Fellow at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering NUS. Her research interests are focused on energy harvesting, energy storage, and self-powered sensors.

HE Tianyiyi

Received her B.Eng. degree from the School of Microelectronics and Solid-state Electronics at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu, China, in 2016, and will receive the Ph.D. degree from Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore in 2020. She is currently a Research Fellow in the Dept. of ECE, NUS. Her research interests are focused on wearable energy harvesters and self-powered sensors..

Articles Published:

  1. Zixuan Zhang, Tianyiyi He, Minglu Zhu, Zhongda Sun, Qiongfeng Shi, Jianxiong Zhu, Bowei Dong, Mehmet Rasit Yuce, and Chengkuo Lee, Deep Learning Enabled Triboelectric Smart Socks for IoT Based Gait Analysis and VR Applications, npj Flexible Electronics, Accepted for publication, 2020/ (shared first authorship)
  2. Minglu Zhu, Tianyiyi He, and Chengkuo Lee, Technologies toward next generation human machine interfaces: From machine learning enhanced tactile sensing to neuromorphic sensory systems, Applied Physics Rev, vol. 7, no. 3, 031305, 2020. (shared first authorship)
  3. Feng Wen, Tianyiyi He, Huicong Liu, Han-Yi Chen, Ting Zhang, Chengkuo Lee, Advances in chemical sensing technology for enabling the next-generation self-sustainable integrated wearable system in the IoT era, Nano Energy, Vol. 78, p. 105155, 2020. (shared first authorship)
  4. Tianyiyi He, Hao Wang, Jiahui Wang, Xi Tian, Feng Wen, Qiongfeng Shi, John S. Ho, and Chengkuo Lee, Self-Sustainable Wearable Textile Nano-Energy Nano-System (NENS) for Next-Generation Healthcare Applications, Adv. Sci. (Wiley), vol.6, no.24, 1901437, 2019.
  5. Tianyiyi He, Zhongda Sun, Qiongfeng Shi, Minglu Zhu, David Vera Anaya, Mengya Xu, Tao Chen, Mehmet R. Yuce, Aaron Voon-Yew Thean, and Chengkuo Lee, Self-powered Glove-based Intuitive Interface for Diversified Control Applications in Real/Cyber Space, Nano Energy, vol. 58, pp.641-651, 2019.
  6. Tianyiyi He, Qiongfeng Shi, Hao Wang, Feng Wen, Tao Chen, Jianyong Ouyang, and Chengkuo Lee, Beyond energy harvesting - multi-functional triboelectric nanosensors on a textile, Nano Energy, vol. 57, pp.338-352, 2019.
MA Yiming
Ph.D. Candidate/NUSRI Graduate Scholarship / Aug., 2016

Received his B.Eng. degree in Mechatronics Engineering from the School of Mechanical Engineering at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 2016. He is now a Ph.D. student at the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, NUS. His research interests focus mainly on Integration of MEMS with Nanophotonics.

Articles Published:

  1. Yiming Ma, Bowei Dong, Jingxuan Wei, Yuhua Chang, Li Huang, Kah-Wee Ang, and Chengkuo Lee, High-Responsivity Mid-Infrared Black Phosphorus Slow Light Waveguide Photodetector, Advanced Optical Materials, 2000337, 2020.
  2. Yiming Ma, Bowei Dong, and Chengkuo Lee, Progress of Infrared Guided-Wave Nanophotonic Sensors and Devices, Nano Convergence, vol. 7, no.12, pp.1-34, 2020.
  3. Bowei Dong, Yiming Ma, Zhihao Ren, and Chengkuo Lee, Recent progress in nanoplasmonics based integrated optical micro/nano-systems, J. Physics D: Applied Physics, vol. 53, 213001, 2020. (shared first authorship)
  4. Zhihao Ren, Yuhua Chang, Yiming Ma, Kailing Shih, Bowei Dong and Chengkuo Lee, Leveraging of MEMS Technologies for Optical Metamaterials Applications, Adv. Optical Mater., Vol. 8, 1900653, 2020. (shared first authorship)
  5. Yiming Ma, Bowei Dong, Bo Li, Jingxuan Wei, Yuhua Chang, Chong Pei Ho, and Chengkuo Lee, Mid-infrared Slow Light Engineering and Tuning in One-Dimensional Grating WaveguideJ Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, vol. 24, no. 6, p. 6101608, 2018.
  6. Yiming Ma, Bowei Dong, Bo Li, Kah-Wee Ang, and Chengkuo Lee, Dispersion Engineering and Thermo-Optic Tuning in Mid-Infrared Photonic Crystal Slow Light Waveguides on Silicon-on-Insulator, Opt. Lett., vol. 43, no. 22, pp. 5504-5507, 2018.
Ph.D. Candidates/Students
CHANG Yuhua
Ph.D. Candidate/Self-finance / Jan., 2017

Received his B.S. degree from School of Optical and Electronic Information, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China in 2016. Currently, he is a PhD student at the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, NUS. His research interests focus mainly on Si/AlN based IR photonics for sensing application.

Articles Published:

  1. Yuhua Chang, Jingxuan Wei, and Chengkuo Lee, Metamaterials–from Fundamentals and MEMS Tuning Mechanisms to Applications, Nanophotonics, Vol. 9, Issue 19, pp. 3049-3070, 2020.
  2. Zhihao Ren, Yuhua Chang, Yiming Ma, Kailing Shih, Bowei Dong and Chengkuo Lee, Leveraging of MEMS Technologies for Optical Metamaterials Applications, Adv. Optical Mater., Vol. 8, 1900653, 2020. (shared first authorship)
  3. Yuhua Chang, Bowei Dong, Yiming Ma, Jingxuan Wei, Zhihao Ren and Chengkuo Lee, Vernier effect-based tunable mid-infrared sensor using silicon-on-insulator cascaded rings, Optics Express, Vol.28, No.5, 6251-6260, 2020.
  4. Yuhua Chang, Dihan Hasan, Bowei Dong, Jingxuan Wei, Yiming Ma, Guangya Zhou, Kah Wee Ang, and Chengkuo Lee, All-dielectric surface enhanced infrared absorption based gas sensor using guided resonance, ACS Applied Mat & Interfaces, vol. 10, no.20, pp. 387272-38279, 2018.
WEI Jingxuan
Ph.D. Candidate/Self-finance / Aug., 2017

Received his B.S. degree from Department of Physics, Nanjing University, China in 2013. After that he received his M.Sc degree from Abbe School of Photonics, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany in 2016. Currently, he is a PhD student at the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, NUS. His research interests focus mainly on hybrid plasmonic-photonic devices with potential applicaitons in sensing and integrated photonics.

Articles Published:

  1. Yuhua Chang, Jingxuan Wei, and Chengkuo Lee, Metamaterials–from Fundamentals and MEMS Tuning Mechanisms to Applications, Nanophotonics, Vol. 9, Issue 19, pp. 3049-3070, 2020. (shared first authorship)
  2. Jingxuan Wei, Ying Li, Yuhua Chang, Dihan Md. Nuruddin Hasan, Bowei Dong, Yiming Ma, Cheng-Wei Qiu, and Chengkuo Lee, Ultrasensitive Transmissive Infrared Spectroscopy via Loss Engineering of Metallic Nanoantennas for Compact Devices, ACS Applied Mat & Interfaces, vol. 11, no. 50, pp.47270-47278, 2019.
  3. Jingxuan Wei, and Chengkuo Lee, Anomalous Plasmon Hybridization in Nanoantennas near Interfaces, Opt. Lett., vol. 44, no. 24, pp.6041-6044, 2019.
  4. Jingxuan Wei, Fujun Sun, Bowei Dong, Yiming Ma, Yuhua Chang, Huiping Tian, and Chengkuo Lee, Deterministic aperiodic photonic crystal nanobeam supporting adjustable multiple mode-matched resonances , Optics Letters, 43, 5407-5410 (2018).
Sami YAZICI
Ph.D. Candidate/SINGA Scholarship / Aug., 2017

Received his B.S. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and B.S. degree in Physics both from Bogazici University, Istanbul/Turkey, in 2017. Currently, he is pursuing his PhD in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at NUS. His main research focus is MEMS based IR sensors.

QIAO Qifeng
Ph.D. Candidate/Self-financed / Aug., 2017

Received his Bachelor of Engineering degree in vehicle engineering from Institute of Rail Transit, Tongji University, Shanghai, China. He is now currently working as a research engineer at Department of ECE in NUS and pursuing his Ph.D. degree at Department of ME in NUS. His research interests include micro and nano sensors.

Articles Published:

  1. Qifeng Qiao, Mahmut Sami Yazici, Bowei Dong, Xinmiao Liu, Chengkuo Lee, and Guangya Zhou, A multifunctional mid-infrared photonic switch using MEMS-based tunable waveguide coupler, Optics Letters, vol. 45, no. 19, pp. 5620-5623, 2020.
  2. Qifeng Qiao, Chenyu Peng, Ji Xia, Chengkuo Lee, and Guangya Zhou, Ultra-small photonic crystal (PhC)-based test tool for gas permeability of polymers, Optics Express, vol. 27, no. 24, pp.35600- 35608, 2019.
  3. Qifeng Qiao, Ji Xia, Chengkuo Lee, and Guangya Zhou, Applications of photonic crystal nanobeam cavities for sensing, Micromachines, Vol.9, No.11, 541, 2018.
ZHU Minglu
Ph.D. Candidate/NUSRI Graduate Scholarship / Jan., 2018

Received his B.Bus. degree in Business Administration from the School of Business at State University of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 2010, and B.Sc. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from the School of Materials Science and Engineering at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, United States, in 2014. He is now a Ph.D. student at the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, NUS. His research interests focus mainly on MEMS based energy harvesters and self-powered sensors.

Articles Published:

  1. Jianxiong Zhu, Minglu Zhu, Qiongfeng Shi, Feng Wen, Long Liu, Bowei Dong, Ahmed Haroun, Yanqing Yang, Philippe Vachon, Xinge Guo, Tianyiyi He, and Chengkuo Lee, Progress in TENG technology – a journey from energy harvesting to nanoenergy and nanosystem (NENS), EcoMat, Accepted for publication, 2020. (shared first authorship)
  2. Minglu Zhu, Tianyiyi He, and Chengkuo Lee, Technologies toward next generation human machine interfaces: From machine learning enhanced tactile sensing to neuromorphic sensory systems, Applied Physics Rev, vol. 7, no. 3, 031305, 2020.
  3. Minglu Zhu, Zhongda Sun, Zixaun Zhang, Qiongfeng Shi, Tianyiyi He, Huicong Liu, Tao Chen, and Chengkuo Lee, Haptic-Feedback Smart Glove as A Creative Human Machine Interface (HMI) for 4 Virtual/Augmented Reality Applications, Sci. Adv., Vol 6, No.19, eaaz8693, 2020.
  4. Minglu Zhu, Qiongfeng Shi, Tianyiyi He, Zhiran Yi, Yiming Ma, Bin Yang, Tao Chen, and Chengkuo Lee, Self-Powered and Self-Functional Cotton Sock Using Piezoelectric and Triboelectric Hybrid Mechanism for Healthcare and Sports Monitoring, ACS Nano, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 1940-1952, 2019.
WEN Feng
Ph.D. Student/NUSRI Graduate Scholarship / Jan., 2018

Received her B.Eng. degree in Metallic Materials Engineering from the School of Mechanical and Electric Engineering at Soochow University, Suzhou, China, in 2017. She is now a Ph.D student Electrical and Computer Engineering, NUS. Her research interests focus mainly on energy harvesting and wearable sensors.

Articles Published:

  1. Feng Wen, Tianyiyi He, Huicong Liu, Han-Yi Chen, Ting Zhang, Chengkuo Lee, Advances in chemical sensing technology for enabling the next-generation self-sustainable integrated wearable system in the IoT era, Nano Energy, Vol. 78, p. 105155, 2020.
  2. Feng Wen, Zhongda Sun, Tianyiyi He, Qiongfeng Shi, Minglu Zhu, Zixuan Zhang, Lianhui Li, Ting Zhang, and Chengkuo Lee, Machine Learning Glove Using Self-powered Conductive Superhydrophobic Triboelectric Textile for Gesture, Recognition in VR/AR Applications, Adv. Sci, vol.7, no.14, 2000261, 2020.
  3. Feng Wen, Hao Wang, Tianyiyi He, Qiongfeng Shi, Zhongda Sun, Minglu Zhu, Zixuan Zhang, Zhiguang Cao, Yanbing Dai, Ting Zhang and Chengkuo Lee, Battery-free short-range self-powered wireless network (SS-WSN) using TENG based direct sensory transmission (TDST) mechanism, Nano Energy, vol. 67, 104266, 2020.
FENG Yuqin
Ph.D. Student/NGS Scholarship / Aug., 2018

Received her B.S degree in Polymer Materials and Engineering from College of Materials Science and Engineering, Jilin University. She is currently a PhD student in NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering. Her research interest focus mainly on self-powered triboelectric sensors for smart home application

Philippe VACHON
Ph.D. Student/SINGA Scholarship / Jan., 2019

Received his Bachelor of Engineering degree in engineering physics from Polytechnique Montréal, Canada, in 2018. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of National University of Singapore under A*STAR Singapore International Graduate Award. His research interests include MEMS based sensors and innovative materials integration in MEMS.

REN Zhihao
Ph.D. Student/ Self-financed / Aug., 2019

Received his B.Sc. degree from the School of Physics at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu, China, in 2017 After that he received his M.Sc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) from National University of Singapore (NUS). He is currently a Research Engineer in the Department of ECE, NUS. His research interests are focused on mid-IR chemical sensors on metamaterials and nanophotonics for biomedical applications.

Articles Published:

  1. Zhihao Ren, Yuhua Chang, Yiming Ma, Kailing Shih, Bowei Dong and Chengkuo Lee, Leveraging of MEMS Technologies for Optical Metamaterials Applications, Adv. Optical Mater., Vol. 8, 1900653, 2020.
LIU Xinmiao
Ph.D. Student/ Self-financed / Aug., 2019

Received his B.Eng degree in Mechanical Engineering from Nanyang Technological University in 2015 and M.Sc degree in Mechanical Engineering from NUS in 2016. He is currently working as a research engineer at Department of ECE in NUS and pursuing his Ph.D. degree at Department of ME in NUS. His research interests include mid-IR photonic sensors.

Articles Published:

  1. Jianxiong Zhu*, Xinmiao Liu*, Qiongfeng Shi, Tianyiyi He, Zhongda Sun, Xinge Guo, Weixin Liu, Othman Bin Sulaiman, Bowei Dong, Chengkuo Lee, Development Trends and Perspectives of Future Sensors and MEMS/NEMS, Micromachines, Vol.11, No.7, 541, 2020. (shared first authorship)
SUN Zhongda
Ph.D. Student/ SIMTech Scholarship / Aug., 2019

Received his B.Eng. degree from the School of Electronic and Information at Soochow University, Suzhou, China, in 2018. After that he received his M.Sc degree from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, NUS, in 2019. He is now a PhD student at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, NUS. His research interests include self-powered wearable sensors and triboelectric nanogenerator.

Articles Published:

  1. Feng Wen, Zhongda Sun, Tianyiyi He, Qiongfeng Shi, Minglu Zhu, Zixuan Zhang, Lianhui Li, Ting Zhang, and Chengkuo Lee, Machine Learning Glove Using Self-powered Conductive Superhydrophobic Triboelectric Textile for Gesture, Recognition in VR/AR Applications, Adv. Sci, vol.7, no.14, 2000261, 2020. (shared first authorship)
  2. Tianyiyi He, Zhongda Sun, Qiongfeng Shi, Minglu Zhu, David Vera Anaya, Mengya Xu, Tao Chen, Mehmet R. Yuce, Aaron Voon-Yew Thean, and Chengkuo Lee, Self-powered Glove-based Intuitive Interface for Diversified Control Applications in Real/Cyber Space, Nano Energy, vol. 58, pp.641-651, 2019. (shared first authorship)
GUO Xinge
Ph.D. Student/NUS Research Scholarship / Aug., 2019

Received his Bachelor of Engineering degree in microelectronics engineering from Southern University of Science and Technology, China, in 2019. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of National University of Singapore under NUS Research Scholarship. His research interests include Energy Harvesting and Self-powered Sensor Technologies for IoT Applications.

ZHANG Zixuan
Ph.D. Student/ Self-financed / Jan., 2020

Received his B.Eng. degree from the School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu, China, in 2018. After that he received his M.Sc degree from Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at National University of Singapore in 2019. Currently, he is a Research Assistant in the Dept. of ECE, NUS. His research interests are focused on energy harvesters, self-powered sensors and triboelectric nanogenerator.

Articles Published:

  1. Zixuan Zhang, Tianyiyi He, Minglu Zhu, Zhongda Sun, Qiongfeng Shi, Jianxiong Zhu, Bowei Dong, Mehmet Rasit Yuce, and Chengkuo Lee, Deep Learning Enabled Triboelectric Smart Socks for IoT Based Gait Analysis and VR Applications, npj Flexible Electronics, Accepted for publication, 2020.
  2. Qiongfeng Shi, Zixuan Zhang, Tao Chen, and Chengkuo Lee, Minimalist and Multi-Functional Human Machine Interface (HMI) Using A Flexible Wearable Triboelectric Patch, Nano Energy, vol. 62, p.355-366, 2019. (shared first authorship)
LIU Weixin
Ph.D. Student / Self-finance / Aug., 2020

Received his B.Eng degree in Mechatronics Engineering from the School of Mechanical Engineering at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 2019. He is currently a Research Assistant in the Dept. of ECE, NUS. His research interests focus mainly on MEMS piezoelectric resonant sensors and actuators.

YANG Yanqin
Ph.D. Student / Self-finance / Aug., 2020

Received her B.Eng. degree from the College of Nano Science and Technology (CNST) and M.Eng degree from the Institute of Functional Nano & Soft Materials (FUNSOM) in Soochow University, Suzhou, China. Now, she is a Research Assistant in the Dept. of ECE, NUS. Her main research focus is MEMS sensors.

Articles Published:

  1. Bowei Dong, Qiongfeng Shi, Yanqin Yang, Feng Wen, Zixuan Zhang, and Chengkuo Lee, Technology Evolution from Self-Powered Sensors to AIoT Enabled Smart Homes, Nano Energy, vol. 79, 105414, 2021. (shared first authorship)
  2. Bowei Dong, Yanqin Yang, Qiongfeng Shi, Siyu Xu, Zhongda Sun, Shiyang Zhu, Zixuan Zhang, Dim-Lee Kwong, Guangya Zhou, Kah-Wee Ang, and Chengkuo Lee, Wearable Triboelectric−Human−Machine Interface (THMI) Using Robust Nanophotonic Readout, ACS Nano, Vol. 14, Issue 7, pp. 8915-8930, 2020. (shared first authorship)
ZHOU Jingkai
Ph.D. Student / Self-finance / Aug., 2020

Received his B.Eng. degree from the School of Optoelectronic Science and Engineering at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu, China, in 2019. After that, he received his M.Sc degree from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore in 2020. He is currently a Research Engineer in the Department of ECE, NUS. His research interests include Photonics AI Chips and computation applications.

XU Cheng
Ph.D. Student / Self-finance / Aug., 2020

Received his B.S degree from School of Electronic Engineering, Xidian University, China, in 2019. After that he received his M.Sc degree from Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2020. He is currently a PhD student at the Department of ECE, NUS. His research interests focus mainly on mid IR plasmonic sensors.

XU Siyu
Ph.D. Student / Self-finance / Aug., 2020

Received his B.Eng. degree in Microelectronic Science and Engineering at Shenzhen University, China, in 2019. After that he received his M.Sc degree from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), National University of Singapore (NUS), in 2020. He is currently a Research Engineer in the Department of ECE, NUS. His research interests are focused on artificial synapses and photonic neuromorphic computing.

XIE Junsheng
Ph.D. Student / NUS Research Scholarship / Aug., 2020

Received his B.S degree in Physics from Kuang Yaming Honors School, Nanjing University, China, in 2020. He is currently a PhD student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), National University of Singapore (NUS). His research interests focus mainly on Mid IR photodetectors.

Research Engineers
OTHMAN Bin Sulaiman

Received his B.Eng degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from College of Engineering from Swansea University, Wales, United Kingdom in 2014 and MSc in Nanotechnology from Electronic and Electrical Engineering at University College London (UCL). His research interest focuses on integration of MEMS and low power sensors.

Research Assistant
NASRUL Hadi Bin Said

Received B.Eng degree in Biomedical Engineering from National University of Singapore in 2020. His interest includes rehabilitation robotics and prosthetics.

Visiting PhD Students
XU Jikai

Received his B.Eng. degree (2016) from School of Materials Science and Engineering at Harbin Institute of Technology, China. He is currently pursuing his PhD in School of Materials Science and Engineering at Harbin Institute of Technology. His research interests focus mainly on the direct homo/heterogeneous bonding of semiconductor and ferroelectric materials.

GAO Shan

Received her B.Eng. degree (2017) from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Yanshan University, China. She is currently pursuing her PhD in School of Mechatronics Engineering at Harbin Institute of Technology, China. Her research interests focus mainly on the Piezo+TENG energy harvesters.

Visiting Professors