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.

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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Representative Publications:

12. Yuanjing Lin,# Mallika Bariya,#Ali Javey. “Wearable Biosensors for Body Computing.” Advanced Functional Materials, 2008087 (2020) (#equal contribution authors)

11. 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, 581, 278 (2020)

10. 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, 29(33), 1902521 (2019)

9. 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, 4, 1925−1933 (2019) (#equal contribution authors) (ACS Editor’s Choice)

8. Yuanjing Lin, Jiaqi Chen, Mohammad Mahdi Tavakoli, Yuan Gao, Yudong Zhu, Daquan Zhang, Matthew Cam, Zhubin He, Zhiyong Fan, “Printable Fabrication of Fully Integrated and Self-powered Sensor System on Plastic Substrates”, Advanced Materials, 31(5), 1804285 (2019)

7. Qianpeng Zhang, Mohammad Tavakoli, Leilei Gu, Daquan Zhang, Lei Tang, Yuan Gao, Ji Guo, Yuanjing Lin, Siu-Fung Leung, Swapnadeep Poddar, Yu Fu, and Zhiyong Fan, “Efficient metal halide perovskite light-emitting diodes with significantly improved light extraction on nanophotonic substrates”, Nature Communications, 10 (1), 727 (2019)

6. Yuanjing Lin, Yuan Gao, Fang Fang, Zhiyong Fan, “Recent Progress on Printable Power Supply Devices and Systems with Nanomaterials”, Nano Research, 11(6), 3065-3087 (2018)

5. Yuanjing Lin, Yuan Gao, Zhiyong Fan, “Printable Fabrication of Nanocoral-structured Electrodes for High-performance Flexible and Planar Supercapacitor with Artistic Design”, Advanced Materials, 29(43), 1701736 (2017)

4. Yuan Gao, Yuanjing Lin, Zhiyong Fan, “Accelerating Ion Diffusion with Unique Three-dimensionally Interconnected Nanopores for Non-membrane High-performance Pseudocapacitor”, Nanoscale, 9, 18311-18317 (2017)

3. 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, 28(44), 9713-9721 (2016)

2. 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, 8, 13280-13287 (2016)

1. Yuanjing Lin, Qingfeng Lin, Xue Liu, Yuan Gao, Jin He, Wenli Wang and Zhiyong Fan, “A Highly Controllable Electrochemical Anodization Process to Fabricate Porous Anodic Aluminum Oxide Membranes”, Nanoscale Research Letters, 10, 495 (2015)

News More

  • 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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*  PhD (including international joint programs)and postdoctoral positions are opened for candidates with strong background in sensors, flexible electronics, nano-fabrication, IC design and biomedical engineering.

*  Research Assistant positions are opened for undergraduate and graduate students.

*  We also welcome graduate, undergraduate and visiting students to join us.

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