Our laboratory seeks to utilize and synthesize micro and nanoscale materials, develop novel micro and nanodevices, and micro and nanosystems to advance the research in life science, biomedical engineering and renewable energy harvesting and storage.

 

Nanostructured photonic/Optical biosensing & imaging platform

References

1. T. Zhang, Z. Gong, L. Que, "A white-light source operated polymer-based micromachined Fabry-Perot chemo/biosensor", Proc. of IEEE Intl. Conf. on NEMS, pp. 177-180, 2009

2. T. Zhang, Z. Gong, R. Giorno, L. Que,"Signal sensitivity and intensity enhancement for a polymer-based Fabry-Perot interferometer with embedded nanostructures in its cavity", Proceeding of 15th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators & Microsystems (Transducers'09), pp. 2310-2313, 2009

3. S. Talla, J. Wang, R. Giorno, L. Que, "A disposable antibody-based MEMS optical biosensor", presented at Chemical and Biological Defense Science and Technology (CBD S&T) Conference on 16-20 November 2009 in Dallas, Texas.

Updated: September 26, 2012

Cells-on-Chips

References

1. Z. Gong, K. Nagrajan, S.Penmetsa, D. Mills, L. Que, "A patch-clamp device with integrated actuators for cell selection and positioning", Proc. of IEEE Intl. Conf. on NEMS, pp. 278-281, 2009.

2. S.Penmetsa, K. Nagrajan, Z. Gong, D. Mills, L. Que, "A patch-clamp device with cell sorting and positioning function", Proceeding of 15th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators & Microsystems (Transducers'09), pp. 81-84, 2009.

Updated: September 26, 2012

On-Chip High Throughput Controlled Drug Release

References

1. S.Madisetti, Z.Zheng, Z.Gong, S.Penmetsa, Y.Lvov, L.Que, "Layer-by-layer nanoscale-coating of microparticles with a droplet microfluidic device", Proc. of IEEE Intl. Conf. on NEMS, pp. 440-443, 2009.

2. Z. Gong, S. Penmesta, Z. Zheng, Y. Lvov, L. Que, "Encapsulation of microparticles and biomolecules based on layer-by-layer nanoassembly techniques with microfluidics droplet device", Proceeding of 15th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators & Microsystems (Transducers' 09), pp. 1043-1046, 2009

3. Z. Gong, F. Nie, T. Zhang, P. Pathak, Z. Wang, H. Zhao, S. Wong, L. Que, “High throughput analysis of drug effects on single breast cancer cells using droplet-microfluidic devices,” Proc. of IEEE Intl. Conf. on MEMS, pp. 1015-1018, 2010

Updated: September 26, 2012

Micro/Nano Energy Harvesting & Nanomaterial Characterization

References

1. S. Penmetsa, T. Zhang, Z. Gong, T. Lee, L. Que, "Design and modeling of a tunable optical antenna enabled by a micromachined actuator", Proc. of IEEE Intl. Conf. on NEMS, pp. 172-176, 2009.

2. Z. Gong, V. Kotipalli, C. O'Neal, L. Que, "A piezoelectric photovoltaic micropower generation (PPVMG) chip", Invited presentation at Lockheed Martin Special Symposium, NSTI-Nanotech 2009, Houston, TX, 2009