Assistant Professor School of Microelectronics

Dr. Yuanjing Lin currently serves as an Assistant Professor in School of Microelectronics, Southern University of Science and Technology. Her research interests mainly focus on using nanostructured materials and novel fabrication techniques to realize printable and wearable electrochemical sensors, energy storage devices for their applications in intelligent self-powered systems, health monitoring, environment monitoring, intelligent robotics, etc. So far she has more than 20 journal publications in top journals, such as Nature, Nature Communications, Science Advances, Advanced Materials. She has delivered several oral presentations on top international conferences, including MRS, ECS and ACS annual meetings. Dr. Lin also serves as the editorial board young member fo rJournal of Semiconductors, the editorial board member for Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering.

Personal Profile

Education Background

*  2014 – 2018 Ph.D. Electronic and Computer Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

*  2018 Visiting Research Student, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, USA

*  2010 – 2014 B.Eng. Electronic Science and Technology, Nankai University


Work Experience

*  2020-Present  Assistant Professor, School of Microelectronics, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China

*  2019–2020 Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA


Major Recognitions

*  Finalist of the HKUST School of Engineering PhD Research Excellence Awards, 2019-20

*  Rising Stars Women in Engineering Workshop, Asian Deans’ Forum, 2019

*  Federation of Hong Kong Chiu Chow Community Organizations Fellowship, 2019

*  Poster Award, The 8th International Forum for Young Scientists in Nano and Renewable Energy Technology, 2018

*  Overseas Research Awards, HKUST, 2018

*  Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Awardee, Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong, 2014 - 2018

*  Outstanding Graduate, Nankai University, 2014

*  National Scholarship, Ministry of Education, People’s Republic of China, 2012 and 2013


* Flexible, printable and wearable electronics

* Sensors for health monitoring, environment monitoring, intelligent robotics

* Energy storage devices and power management system

* IC design for self-powered sensing systems

* Nanostructured materials and novel fabrication techniques

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25.Yanfang Wang; Yuanjing Lin*; Enhanced Ion Sensing Stability with Nanotextured Biosensors, The 16th IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered & Molecular Systems (IEEE-NEMS), 2021, accepted.

24. Qianpeng Zhang; Yuanjing Lin; Xiaofei Sun; Bryan Cao; Haoning Tang; Zhiyong Fan*; A Design of Horizontal Perovskite Nanowire LED for Better Light Extraction, IEEE Electron Devices Technology and Manufacturing Conference (EDTM), 2021, accepted.

23. Yuanjing Lin#; Mallika Bariya#; Ali Javey*; Wearable Biosensors for Body Computing, Advanced Functional Materials, 2020, 2008087 (Journal Impact Factor:16.836).

22. Leilei Gu; Swapnadeep Poddar; Yuanjing Lin; Zhenghao Long; Daquan Zhang; Qianpeng Zhang; Lei Shu; Xiao Qiu; Matthew Kam; Ali Javey; Zhiyong Fan*; A biomimetic eye with a hemispherical perovskite nanowire array retina, Nature, 2020, 581(7808): 278-282 (Journal Impact Factor: 42.778).

21. Jiangqi Zhao; Hnin Yin Yin Nyein; Lei Hou; Yuanjing Lin; Mallika Bariya; Christine Heera Ahn; Wenbo Ji; Zhiyong Fan; Ali Javey*; A Wearable Nutrition Tracker, Advanced Materials, 2020, 33(1): 2006444 (Journal Impact Factor: 27.398).

20. Li-Chia Tai; Christine Heera Ahn; Hnin Yin Yin Nyein; Wenbo Ji; Mallika Bariya; Yuanjing Lin; Lu Li; Ali Javey*; Nicotine Monitoring with a Wearable Sweat Band, ACS Sensors, 2020, 5(6): 1831-1837 (Journal Impact Factor: 7.333).

19. Yuanjing Lin; Mallika Bariya; Hnin Yin Yin Nyein; Liisa Kivimäki; Sanna Uusitalo; Elina Jansson; Wenbo Ji; Zhen Yuan; Tuomas Happonen; Christina Liedert; Jussi Hiltunen; Zhiyong Fan*; Ali Javey*; Porous enzymatic membrane for nanotextured glucose sweat sensors with high stability towards reliable noninvasive health monitoring, Advanced Functional Materials, 2019, 29(33): 1902521 (Journal Impact Factor: 16.836).

18. Jiangqi Zhao#; Yuanjing Lin#; Jingbo Wu; Hnin Yin Yin Nyein; Mallika Bariya; Li-Chia Tai; Minghan Chao; Wenbo Ji; Mark Hettick; George Zhang; Zhiyong Fan; Ali Javey*; A Fully Integrated and Self-Powered Smartwatch for Continuous Sweat Glucose Monitoring, ACS Sensors, 2019, 4(7): 1925−1933 (Journal Impact Factor: 7.333).

17. Yuanjing Lin; Jiaqi Chen; Mohammad Mahdi Tavakoli; Yuan Gao; Yudong Zhu; Daquan Zhang; Matthew Kam; Zhubin He; Zhiyong Fan*; Printable Fabrication of Fully Integrated and Self-powered Sensor System on Plastic Substrates, Advanced Materials, 2019, 31(5): 1804285 (Journal Impact Factor: 27.398).

16. Hnin Yin Yin Nyein; Mallika Bariya; Liisa Kivimäki; Sanna Uusitalo; Tiffany Sun Liaw; Elina Jansson; Christine Ahn; John A. Hangasky; Jiangqi Zhao; Yuanjing Lin; Tuomas Happonen; Minghan Chao; Christina Liedert; Yingbo Zhao; Li-Chia Tai; Jussi Hiltunen; Ali Javey*; Regional and correlative sweat analysis using high-throughput microfluidic sensing patches toward decoding sweat, Science Advances, 2019, 5(8): eaaw9906 (Journal Impact Factor: 13.116).

15. Li-Chia Tai; Tiffany Sun Liaw; Yuanjing Lin; Hnin Y. Y. Nyein; Mallika Bariya; Wenbo Ji; Mark Hettick; Chunsong Zhao; Jiangqi Zhao; Lei Hou; Zhen Yuan; Zhiyong Fan; Ali Javey*; Wearable Sweat Band for Noninvasive Levodopa Monitoring, Nano Letters, 2019, 19 (9): 6346-6351 (Journal Impact Factor: 11.238).

14. Xiaodan Wang; Leonhard Mayrhofer; Markus Hoefer; Sonia Estrade; Lluis Lopez-Conesa; Hao Zhou; Yuanjing Lin; Francesca Peiró; Zhiyong Fan*; Hao Shen*; Lothar Schaefer; Michael Moseler; Guenter Braeuer; Andreas Waag*; Facile and Efficient Atomic Hydrogenation Enabled Black TiO2 with Enhanced Photoelectrochemical Performance via an Favorably Low Energy Barrier Pathway, Advanced Energy Materials, 2019, 9(33): 1900725 (Journal Impact Factor: 25.245).

13. Daquan Zhang; Leilei Gu; Qianpeng Zhang; Yuanjing Lin; Der-Hsien Lien; Matthew Kam; Swapnadeep Poddar; Erik C. Garnett; Ali Javey; Zhiyong Fan; Increasing photoluminescence quantum yield by nanophotonic design of quantum-confined halide perovskite nanowire arrays, Nano Letters, 2019, 19 (5): 2850–2857 (Journal Impact Factor: 11.238).

12. Qianpeng Zhang; Mohammad Mahdi Tavakoli; Leilei Gu; Daquan Zhang; Lei Tang; Yuan Gao; Ji Guo; Yuanjing Lin; Siu-Fung Leung; Swapnadeep Poddar; Yu Fu; Zhiyong Fan*; Efficient metal halide perovskite light-emitting diodes with significantly improved light extraction on nanophotonic substrates, Nature Communications, 2019, 10 (1): 727 (Journal Impact Factor: 11.121).

11. Yuanjing Lin; Yuan Gao; Fang Fang*; Zhiyong Fan*; Recent Progress on Printable Power Supply Devices and Systems with Nanomaterials, Nano Research, 2018, 11(6): 3065-3087 (Journal Impact Factor: 8.183).

10. Yuanjing Lin; Yuan Gao; Zhiyong Fan*; Printable Fabrication of Nanocoral-structured Electrodes for High-performance Flexible and Planar Supercapacitor with Artistic Design, Advanced Materials, 2017, 29(43): 1701736 (Journal Impact Factor: 27.398).

9. Yuan Gao; Yuanjing Lin; Zehua Peng; Qingfeng Zhou; Zhiyong Fan*; Accelerating Ion Diffusion with Unique Three-dimensionally Interconnected Nanopores for Non-membrane High-performance Pseudocapacitor, Nanoscale, 2017, 9: 18311-18317 (Journal Impact Factor: 6.895).

8. Qingfeng Lin; Debarghya Sarkar; Yuanjing Lin; Matthew Yeung; Louis Blankemeier; Jubin Hazra; Wei Wang; Shanyuan Niu; Jayakanth Ravichandran; Zhiyong Fan; Rehan Kapadia*; Scalable Indium Phosphide Thin-Film Nanophotonics Platform for Photovoltaic and Photoelectrochemical Devices, ACS Nano, 2017, 11 (5): 5113-5119 (Journal Impact Factor: 14.588).

7. Xiaodan Wang*; Sonia Estradé; Yuanjing Lin; Feng Yu; Lluis Lopez-Conesa; Hao Zhou; Sanjeev Kumar Gurram; Francesca Peiró; Zhiyong Fan; Hao Shen*; Lothar Schaefer; Guenter Braeuer; Andreas Waag*; Enhanced Photoelectrochemical Behavior of H-TiO2 Nanorods Hydrogenated by Controlled and Local Rapid Thermal Annealing, Nanoscale Research Letters, 2017, 12: 336 (Journal Impact Factor: 3.581).

6. Seongdong Lim; Doo-Seung Um; Minjeong Ha; Qianpeng Zhang; Youngsu Lee; Yuanjing Lin; Zhiyong Fan; Hyunhyub Ko*; Broadband Omnidirectional Light Detection in Flexible and Hierarchical ZnO/ Si Heterojunction Photodiodes, Nano Research, 2017, 10 (1): 22-36 (Journal Impact Factor: 8.183).

5.Leilei Gu; Mohammad Mahdi Tavakoli; Daquan Zhang; Qianpeng Zhang; Aashir Waleed; Yiqun Xiao; Kwong-Hoi Tsui; Yuanjing Lin; Lei Liao; Jiannong Wang; Zhiyong Fan*; 3D Arrays of 1024-Pixel Image Sensors based on Lead Halide Perovskite Nanowires, Advanced Materials, 2016, 28(44): 9713-9721 (Journal Impact Factor:27.398).

4. Yuan Gao; Yuanjing Lin; Jiaqi Chen; Qingfeng Lin; Yue Wu; Wenjun Su; Wenli Wang*; Zhiyong Fan*; Three-dimensional nanotube electrode arrays for hierarchical tubular structured high-performance Pseudocapacitors, Nanoscale, 2016, 8: 13280-13287 (Journal Impact Factor: 6.895).

3. Qingfeng Lin; Linfeng Lu; Mahommad Mahdi Tavakoli; Chi Zhang; Ga Ching Lui; Zhuo Chen; Xiaoyuan Chen; Lei Tang; Daquan Zhang; Yuanjing Lin; Paichun Chang; Dongdong Li*; Zhiyong Fan*; High Performance Thin Film Solar Cells on Plastic Substrates with Nanostructure-Enhanced Flexibility, Nano Energy, 2016, 22: 539-547 (Journal Impact Factor: 16.602).

2. Yahui Cheng*; Yuanjing Lin; Jianping Xu; Jie He ; Tianzhao Wang; Guojun Yu; Dawei Shao; Wei-Hua Wang; Feng Lu; Lan Li; Xiwen Du; Weichao Wang; Hui Liu*; Rongkun Zheng; Surface plasmon resonance enhanced visible-light-driven photocatalytic activity in Cu nanoparticles covered Cu2O microspheres for degrading organic pollutants, Applied Surface Science, 2016, 366: 120-128 (Journal Impact Factor: 6.182).

1. Yuanjing Lin; Qingfeng Lin; Xue Liu; Yuan Gao; Jin He; Wenli Wang*; Zhiyong Fan*; A Highly Controllable Electrochemical Anodization Process to Fabricate Porous Anodic Aluminum Oxide Membranes, Nanoscale Research Letters, 2015, 10: 495 (Journal Impact Factor: 3.581).



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  • Dr. Yuanjing Lin gave a talk on 'Nanostructured Electrochemical Devices for Health Monitoring' at 2020 InfoSummit Conference

  • Dr. Yuanjing Lin gave a talk on "Fabrication of Nanostructured Electrochemical Devices and Their Applications in Self-powered System" at the 10th International Forum for Young Scientists in Nano and Renewable Energy Technology

  • Dr. Yuanjing Lin gave an online lecture on “Nanostructured Electrochemical Sensors for Healthcare” for University of Southern California.


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