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Research Programs

  1. 中华人民共和国科学技术部,高端外国专家引进计划项目,BG20190232001,基于旋转磁场的二维非手性微纳机器人的制备与性能测试,2019.06 – 2020.06,¥100,000,role: PI
  2. 深圳市科技创新委员会,基础研究(自由探索),JCYJ20180302174151692,基于纳米机器人的药物传递体系在微环境中的靶向导航控制的研究,2019.04 – 2021.3,¥300,000,role: PI
  3. 国家自然科学基金,外国青年学者研究基金项目,51850410516,Nanorobotics for Drug Delivery: High-throughput Fabrication and Simulated in vivo Navigation,2019.01 – 2020.12,¥400,000,role: PI
  4. 广东省教育厅,特色创新类项目,2017KTSCX167,非手性形状微型机器人,2018.04 – 2020.04,¥80,000,role: PI
  5. National Science Foundation,1209961,NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute for FY 2012 in Korea: Investigation of Microswimming in Biological Fluid Environment,2012/06 – 2012/10,US$836.00,role: PI

 


Research Projects

Publications:

U K. Cheang, H. Kim, D. Milutinovic, J. Choi, and M.J. Kim, “Feedback control of a robotic achiral microswimmer,” J. Bionic Eng., 2017, 14(2), 245-259

U K. Cheang, J. Ali, H. Kim, L. Rogowski, and M.J. Kim, “On-surface locomotion of particle based microrobots using magnetically induced oscillation,” Micromachines, 2017, 8(2), 46

U K. Cheang, F. Meshkati, H.C. Fu, and M.J. Kim, “Versatile microrobotics using simple modular subunits,” Sci. Rep., 2016, 6, 30472

U K. Cheang and M.J. Kim, “Fabrication and control of simple low Reynolds number microswimmers,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 2016, 109, 034101

U K. Cheang, Min Jun Kim, “Self-assembly of robotic micro- and nanoswimmers using magnetic nanoparticles,” J. Nanopart. Res., Vol. 17, 145, 2015.

U K. Cheang, K. Lee, A.A. Julius, Min Jun Kim, “Multiple agent drug delivery strategy through coordinated teams of robotic microswimmers,” Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 105, 083705, 2014.

U K. Cheang, F. Meshkati, D.H. Kim, Min Jun Kim, H. Fu, “Minimal geometric requirements for micropropulsion via magnetic rotation,” Phys. Rev. E, Vol. 90, 033007, 2014.

U K. Cheang, H. Kim, D. Milutinovic, J. Choi, L. Rogowski, and M.J. Kim, “Feedback control of three-bead achiral microswimmers,” URAI. 2015.: Goyang city, Korea. (Best Paper)

U K. Cheang, D. Milutinovic, J. Choi, and M.J. Kim, “Towards model-based control of achiral microswimmers,” DSCC. 2014.: San Antonio, TX.

Book Chapters:

U K. Cheang, D. Milutinovic, J. Choi, and M.J. Kim, “Control of three bead achiral robotic microswimmers,” in Microbiorobotics: Biologically Inspired Microscale Robotic Systems, 2th edition, Ed. M.J. Kim, A.A. Julius, and U K. Cheang, Elsevier, 2017.

Collaborators:

Prof. Min Jun Kim at Southern Methodist University

Prof. Henry Fu at University of Nevada, Reno

Prof. Agung Julius at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Prof. Jongeun Choi at Michigan State University

Prof. Dejan Muiltonovic at University of California Santa Cruz

Farshad Meshkati at University of Nevada, Reno

 


Publications:

J. Ali, U K. Cheang, J.D. Martindale, H.C. Fu and M.J. Kim, “Bacteria-inspired nanorobots with flagellar polymorphic transformations and bundling,” Sci. Rep., 2017, 7, 14098

U K. Cheang, D. Roy, J.H. Lee, and M.J. Kim, “Fabrication and magnetic control of bacteria-inspired robotic microswimmers,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 2010, 97(21), p. 213704.

U K. Cheang, J.H. Lee, P. Kim, and M.J. Kim, “Magnetic control of biologically inspired robotic microswimmers,” AJK. 2011.: Hamamatsu, Japan.

Book Chapters:

U K. Cheang, M.J. Kim, “Fabrication of mobile hybrid microswimmers using micro/nanoparticles and bacterial flagella,” in Nanobiomaterials: Development and Applications, Ed. D.K. Yi and G.C. Papaefthymiou, CRC press, 2013.

U K. Cheang, M.J. Kim, “Fabrication of artificial bacteria for targeted drug delivery,” in BioFabrication, Ed. W. Sun and G. Forgacs, Elsevier, 2013.

Collaborators:

Prof. Min Jun Kim at Southern Methodist University

Prof. Henry Fu at University of Nevada, Reno

 


Publications:

H. Kim, U K. Cheang, M.J. Kim, “Autonomous dynamic obstacle avoidance for bacteria-powered microrobots (BPMs) with modified vector field histogram,” PLoS ONE, 2017, 12(10), e0185744

H. Kim, U K. Cheang, D.H. Kim, and M.J. Kim, “Hydrodynamics of self-actuated bacteria carpet near boundary using microscale particle image velocimentry,” Biomicrofluidics, 2015, 9, p. 024121

D.H. Kim, E.B. Steager, U K. Cheang, D.Y. Byun, and M. J. Kim, “A comparison of vision-based tracking schemes for control of microbiorobots,” J. Micromech. Microeng., 2010, 20(6), p. 065006.

H. Kim, U K. Cheang, A.A. Julius, and M.J. Kim, “Dynamic obstacle avoidance for bacteria-powered microrobots,” IEEE/RSJ IROS. 2015.: Hamburg, Germany.

H. Kim, U K. Cheang, and M.J. Kim, “Obstacle avoidance method for MicroBioRobots using electric field control,” IEEE-CYBER. 2013.: Hong Kong, China.

A.A. Julius, M.S. Sakar, E. B. Steager, U K. Cheang, M.J. Kim, V. Kumar, and G. J. Pappas, “Harnessing bacterial power in microscale actuation," IEEE ICRA. 2009: Kobe, Japan.

E.B. Steager, M. Selman Sakar, U K. Cheang, David Casale, Vijay Kumar, George J. Pappas, and M.J. Kim, “Galvanotactic control of self-powered microstructures,” ASME IMECE. 2008: Boston, MA.

E.B. Steager, U K. Cheang, M.S. Sakar, A.A. Julius, V. Kumar, G.J. Pappas, and M.J. Kim, “Bacterial surface morphology for self-powered bacterial robots,” UKC. 2008: San Diego, CA.

Collaborators:

Prof. Min Jun Kim at Southern Methodist University

Prof. Agung Julius at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 


Publications:

J. Ali, U K. Cheang, and M.J. Kim, “Biotemplated flagellar nanoswimmers,” APL Materials, 2017, 5(11), 116106

Collaborators:

Prof. Min Jun Kim at Southern Methodist University

 


Publications:

D.H. Kim, U K. Cheang, L. Kőhidai, D. Byun, and M.J. Kim, “Artificial magnetotactic motion control of Tetrahymena pyriformis using ferromagnetic nanoparticles: A tool for fabrication of microbiorobots,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 2010, 97(17), p. 173702.

Collaborators:

Prof. Min Jun Kim at Southern Methodist University

 


Publications:

J. Ali, U K. Cheang, H. Kim, Y. Liu, W. Sun and M.J. Kim, “Fabrication and magnetic control of alginate-based rolling microrobots,” AIP Adv., 2016, 6, 125205

Conference:

J. Ali, H. Kim, Y. Liu, U K. Cheang, W. Sun, M.J. Kim, “Fabrication and magnetic control of alginate-based cellular microrobots,” WBC. 2016.: Montreal, Canada.

Collaborator:

Prof. Min Jun Kim at Southern Methodist University

Prof. Wei Sun at Tsinghua University

 


 

 

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