Prof. Liwei Lin's Students

Prof. Liwei Lin's Students

Current Students and Visitors

Student Year (join) Affiliation/Topic
Jacqueline Elwood 2016 (PhD) Microfluidics
Zhichun Shao 2017 (PhD) PMUT
Sedat Pala 2017 (PhD) PMUT
Neil Ramirez 2017 (PhD) Energy Harvesting
Fanping Sui 2018 (PhD) Micro Robots
Yu Long 2018 (PhD) MEMS
Alexander Alvara 2018 (MS/PhD) MEMS
Peisheng He 2018 (PhD) MEMS
Ruiqi Guo 2019 (PhD) TCM
Yande Peng 2019 (MS/PhD) MEMS
Kamyar Behrouzi 2020 (MS/PhD) MEMS - Joint with Professor Mohammad Mofrad
Heya Kaakeh 2020 (MS/PhD) Design
Wenying Qiu 1/2019 (PhD) TBSI Student
Grigorev Georgii 11/2019 (PhD) TBSI Student

Former PhD Students

Student Year (graduate) Thesis Title Current Affiliation
Renxiao Xu 2020 Stretchable Electronics and Soft Actuators via Elastic Instability Design and Facile Fabrication Apple
Ilbey Karakurt 2020 3D Printing with Post-processing for Piezoelectret Energy Harvesters and Vacuum Electronics McKinsey
Yue Liang 2020 Pinned Boundary Piezoelectric Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducers (PMUT) Apple
Zhiwei Wu 2020 Electromagnetic Energy Harvester for Sensors on Overhead Power Distribution Lines Co-advisor: Professor Richard White
Eric Sweet 2019 3D Printed Microfluidic Systems Towards Biomedical and Diagnostic Applications Teralytic Inc.
Takeshi Hayasaka 2019 Stability, Sensitivity, and Selectivity of Graphene FET-based Gas Sensors Appnano
Chu Yao 2019 A Wearable Piezoelectret Sensing System for Human Pulse Diagnosis and Medical Assessments (Tsinghua University PhD, Co-advisor: Professor Xiaohao Wang) Postdoc, Tsinghua University
Huiliang Liu 2019 Study on Selective Gas Sensing Using CVD Graphene FET (Tsinghua University PhD, Co-advisor: Professor You Zheng)
Yichuan Wu 2019 Insect-scale Multifunctional Soft Robot (Tsinghua University PhD, Co-advisor: Professor Xiaohao Wang) Assistant Professor, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
Kaiyuan Yao 2019 Exciton Dominated Optical Properties of Atomically Thin Semiconductors (Co-advisor: Professor Jim Schuck) Postdoc, Columbia University
Xiaoyue (Joy) Jiang 2018 Piezoelectric Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducers for Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensors (Co-advisor: Professor Horsley) Invensense
Ben Eovino 2018 Ring-shaped and Dual-electrode Bimorph Piezoelectric Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducers Chirp Microsystems
Caiwei Shen 2018 Flexible Supercapacitors Based on Micro/Nanofibers Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
Emmeline Kao 2018 Atomically Thin Processing of High Surface Area Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Devices Assistant Professor, McGill University
Yumeng Liu 2017 Room Temperature Gas Sensing using Graphene FET Apple
Xining Zang 2017 Synthesis and Assembly of 2D Materials for Sensing and Clean Energy Applications Assistant Professor, Tsinghua University
Hyun Sung Park 2017 Metal Oxides for Solid State Electronics: Transparent Electrodes, Photoanodes and Transistors Samsung Electronics Inc.
Casey Glick 2017 Microfluidic Circuitry via Additive Manufacturing Oculus
Levent Beker 2017 Sensing and Harvesting Pressure Fluctuations in Harsh Environments (Co-advisor: Professor Pisano) Koc University, Turkey
Gordon Hoople 2016 Gel-Seq: An Approach for Simultaneously Sequencing the Genome and Transcriptome in Small Populations of Cells (Co-advisor: Professor Pisano) Assistant Professor, University of San Diego
Shiqian Shao 2016 Integrated 4H-Silicon Carbide Diodes and Bridge Circuits for Harsh Environment Applications (co-advisor: Albert Pisano) SanDisk
Sina Akhbari 2016 Curved and Bimorph Piezoelectric Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducers (PMUT) Ultrasense Systems
Roseanne Warren 2015 High Energy Densigy Metal Oxide and Conducting Polymer Supercapacitors Assistant Professor, University of Utah
Kisik Koh 2015 Magnetic Nano Particles and Thin Films for High Frequency Micro Inductors Intel
Alina Kozinda 2014 Carbon Nanotube Films for Energy Storage Applications Exponent
Kosuke Iwai 2014 Droplet-Based Microfluidic Systems: Finger-Powered Pumps, Reactors, and Magnetic Capsules Sandia National Lab
Kevin Limkrailassiri 2013 Copper Oxide by Thermal Oxidation for Electrochemical Cells and Gas Sensors Microsoft
Heather Chiamori 2012 Nanomaterial Synthesis and Integration for Sensor and Energy Applications post-doc, Stanford
Jiyoung Chang 2012 Electrospun Direct-write Multi-functional Nanofibers Assistant Professor, University of Utah
Armon Mahajerin 2012 Thin Film Encapsulation Methods for Large Area MEMS Packaging tbd
Adrienne Higa 2012 Cellular Mechanotransduction via Microfabricated Post Arrays Berkeley Light
Yingqi Jiang 2011 Carbon Nanotube-based MEMS Energy Storage Devices ADI
Qin Zhou 2011 Micro Chemical Vapor Deposition for the Synthesis of Nanostructures Di Di Lab
Ryan Sochol 2011 Micropost Arrays to Advance Cell Handling Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
Koo-Hyun Nam 2010 Planar Total Internal Reflection Biofouling Sensors Research Professor, Ewha Womans University
Erika Parra 2010 Microfluidic Microbial Fuel Cells for Microstructure Interrogation Post-doc, Harvard
Peter Yang 2010 Two-Dimensional, Individually-Addressable Nanostructure Arrays Sandia National Lab
Chieh Chang 2009 Direct-Write Piezoelectric Nanogenerator by Near-Field Electrospinning SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Ryan (JuiMing) Yang 2009 Thermal Imaging of Single Living Cells Using Semiconductor Quantum Dots Apple Inc.
Mike (Yiin-Kuen) Fuh 2009 Micro Molding of Polymeric Antennas and Energy Harvesters Professor, National Central University, Taiwan
Brian Sosnowchik 2008 Rapid Synthesis of One-Dimensional Nanostructures via Induction Heating Keysight Technologies
Lei Luo 2007 Synthesis, Integration and Application of ZnO Nanowires Applied Materials
Sha Li 2006 On-Chip Cryopreservation and DNA Transformation of Cells Form Factor Inc.
Firas Sammoura 2006 Micromachined Plastic Millimeter-wave Radar Components Google
Dane Christensen 2005 Localized Synthesis, Assembly and Application of Carbon Nanotubes National Renewable Energy Lab
Ongi Englander 2005 Synthesis, Assembly and Integration of Silicon Nanowires Agilent
Kien-Bang Lam 2005 MEMS Microbial and Photosynthetic Fuel cells Proteus Biomedical
Andrew Cao 2004 Electromagnetic Effects in MEMS Applications: Actuator, Relay and Packaging Formfactor
Kwok-Siong Teh 2004 Electrosynthesized Nanocomposites for MEMS Professor, San Francisco State University
JongBaeg Kim 2004 Silicon Processed Microstructures Using Self-Aligned Plastic Deformation Professor, Yonsei University, South Korea
Yu-Chuan Su 2003 Micro Osmotic Drug Delivery System Professor, National Tsing-Hua University, HsinChu, Taiwan
Mu Chiao 2002 MEMS Packaging by Rapid Thermal Processing Professor, University of British Columbia, Canada
Jr-Hung Tsai 2001 Thermal Bubble Actuated Nozzle-Diffuser Micro Pump (University of Michigan PhD) Abbott Laboratories
Daphne Joachim 2001 Selective Deposition of Polycrystalline Silicon for Tuning Microelectromechanical Resonators: Experiment and Simulation (University of Michigan PhD) Sandia National Lab (Livewmore)
Li-Wei Pan 2001 Selective Electroplating and Bonding for the Integration of Microstructures (University of Michigan PhD) Perkin Elmer OptoElectronics
Yu-Ting Cheng 2000 Localized Heating and Bonding Technique for MEMS Packaging (University of Michigan PhD, co-advisor:Khalil Najafi) Professor, National Chiao Tung University, HsinChu, Taiwan

Former MS Students

Student Year (graduate) Thesis Title Current Affiliation
Yu Long 2020 Moisture-induced Autonoumous Surface Potential Oscillations for Energy Harvesting PhD student, UCB
Peisheng He 2020 Self-heating, Highly-stretchable, Transparent, and Ion-conducting Hydrogel Electrolyte-based Microsupercapacitor for Flexible Electronics PhD student, UCB
Fanping Sui 2019 Underwater Micro Swimmers Powered By A Single-Axis Magnetic System PhD student, UCB
Albert Lin 2019 A Machine Learning Approach to Evaluate Graphene FET Gas Sensor's Selectivity and Sensitivity Performances Boeing
Zhichun Shao 2019 Crumpled Graphene for Room Temperature Gas Sensing PhD student, UCB
Neil Ramirez 2019 Piezoelectret Mechanocatalyst for Direct Water Splitting via Ultrasonication PhD student, UCB
Dongwoo Shin 2018 Textile Supercapacitor for Wearable Energy Storage Apple
Jacqueline Elwood 2018 Modification of PEDOT:PSS for 3D Printed Micro Fluidic Electrode Integration PhD Student, UCB
Ilbey Karakurt 2017 Surface Modification and Smoothening of 3D Printed Copper Surfaces McKinsey
Eric Sweet 2016 3D Printing for Integrated Fluidic Components and Circuitry Teralytic Inc.
Emmeline Kao 2015 ALD Titanium Nitride Coated Carbon Nanotube Electrodes for Electrochemical Supercapacitors Assistant Professor, McGill University
Kaiyuan Yao 2015 Piezoresistivity of AlGaN/GaN High Electron Mobility Transistors and Strain Sensor Applications Postdoc, Columbia University
Yumeng Liu 2014 A Flexible Graphene FET Gas Sensor Using Polymer As Gate Dielectrics Apple
Xining Zang 2014 Graphene Synthesis via Droplet CVD and Its Photonic Application Assistant Professor, Tsinghua University
Sina Akhbari 2014 Highly Responsible Curved Aluminum Nitride Piezoelectric Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducers Ultrasense Systems
SangHyun Kim 2012 Electrospun Nanofiber for Gas Sensors Korean Army
Alina Kozinda 2011 Amorphous Silicon-Coated Carbon Nanotube Forest for Supercapacitor Applications Exponent
Richard Winslow 2011 Controlled Growth and Deposition of Carbon Nanotubes via Continuous Wave Ar Laser Apple
Bin Zhang 2010 Multi-Scale MEMS/Package Shock Analysis SolidWorks
Maggie (QianHe) Zhang 2009 Improvement of Contact Resistance on Locally Synthesized CNTs by Electrical Breakdown China
Ryan Sochol 2009 Potential to Induce Unidirectional Cellular Migration Via Asymmetric Microtopographic Substrates Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
Koo-Hyun Nam 2008 Hermetic Bonding for Optical Feed-through Korea
Heather Chiamori 2008 Thermal Resistive Carbon Nanotube Gas Sensors PhD Student, Stanford
Armon Mahajerin 2008 Flat Micro Heat Pipes for Cooling Applications
Bernd Kamasi 2008 Conductive Polymer Suitable for Electrospinning and Glucose Biosensor Deloitte & Touche
Kedar Shah 2008 Solder Reflow Bonding using Rapid Thermal Processing for MEMS Packaging LLNL, CA
Chung Yeung (Mike) Cho 2006 Localized Growth of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes via MEMS Resistive Heating Singapore
Jonathan Ames 2006 Magnetic Shielding of Micromachined Gyroscopes Using Spin-Polarized Nuclei Geo. M. Martin Company
Brian Sosnowchik 2005 Bonding of Silicon to Steel via Low-Temperature Rapid Thermal Annealing Keysight Technologies
Lei Luo 2005 Zno Nanowire Based UV Photodiodes Applied Materials
Maggie Chau 2003 Nanostructure-Based Nanoactuator HongKong
Dane Christensen 2003 Room Temperature Synthesized Carbon Nanotubes National Renewable Energy Lab
Steve Ryder 2003 An Annular High Frequency Microresonator: Design, Characterization and Optimization Raytheon
Ongi Englander 2003 Localized Synthesis of Silicon Nanowires Agilent
Firas Sammoura 2002 Water Activated Disposable and Long Shelf Life Microbatteries Google
Andrew Cao 2002 Selective Induction Heating and Bonding Formfactor
Delney Bystrom 2002 Residual Stress Analysis of Thermal Bonding Systems in MEMS Packaging Intel
Todd Remtama 1999 Active Frequency Tuning for Microresonators by Localized Thermal Stressing Effects Mira North America, Michigan
Kwok-Siong Teh 1999 The Creep Behavior of Polysilicon Microstructure Professor, San Francisco State University
Jatan Shah 1999 Implementation of Polymeric Replication by Micro-Injection Molding McKinsey & Company
C.-J. Chu 1997 IC Processed Brightness Enhancement Films Jasper Display Corp.
Wen-Hong Lee 1997 Fabrication and Characterization of Micro Fresnal Zone Plate UMC (United Microelectronics Corporation)
Shiao-Hong Lin 1997 Surface Micromachined Vertically Driven Actuator STEAG, Germany
Mu Chiao 1996 Electro, Thermal and Elastic Characterizations of Suspended Micro Beams Professor, University of British Columbia, Canada
Hey-Chi Chu 1996 Surface Micromachined Piezoresistive Pressure Sensor TSMC, Taiwan

Former Master of Engineering Students

Student Year (graduate) Report Title Current Affiliation
Yuxuan Lan 2020 A Pulse Detector for Traditional Chinese Medical Diagnostics
Zack Hsu 2020 A Pulse Detector for Traditional Chinese Medical Diagnostics
Anna Jiang 2020 A Pulse Detector for Traditional Chinese Medical Diagnostics
Ruiqi Guo 2019 A Pulse Detector for Alcohol Sobriety Test
Kai Li 2019 A Pulse Detector for Alcohol Sobriety Test
Xuechan Li 2019 A Pulse Detector for Alcohol Sobriety Test
Yuchuan Wang 2019 A Pulse Detector for Alcohol Sobriety Test
Zihe Bai 2018 An Ultrasonic Sensor Module for Smart Applicances
Kian Ming Phua 2018 An Ultrasonic Sensor Module for Smart Applicances
Zijun Cheng 2018 An Ultrasonic Sensor Module for Smart Applicances
Xiaoyu Xu 2018 An Ultrasonic Sensor Module for Smart Applicances
Dayou Wang 2018 Wearable Pulse Sensor
Aparajita Naik 2018 Wearable Pulse Sensor
Hang Man Yip 2018 Wearable Pulse Sensor
Xinhao Wang 2018 Portable Respiratory Monitoring Device
Boxue Zhang 2018 Portable Respiratory Monitoring Device
Jingming Shang 2018 Portable Respiratory Monitoring Device - Graphene CO2 Sensor Simulation
Linlin Cai 2018 Formaldehyde Detector
Doreen(Dan) Yang 2018 Formaldehyde Detector
Wenzuan Yu 2018 Formaldehyde Detector
Chao Lian 2016 Mini-actuator for Cell Phone Camera Module - Optical Zoom: Electromagnetic Simulations Applied Materials
Xiangyu Liao 2016 Mini-actuator for Cell Phone Camera Module - Optical Zoom: Optical Structure and Prototype Daimler Trucks North America
Chenmeng Wu 2016 Mini-actuator for Cell Phone Camera Module - Optical Zoom: Stopper Design Centrillion Biosciences
Ye Yuan 2016 Mini-actuator for Cell Phone Camera Module - Optical Image Stabilization: Mechanical Design and Prototype Guzik Technical Enterprises
Zheren Wu 2016 Mini-actuator for Cell Phone Camera Module - Optical Image Stabilization: Electromagnetic Simulations Carl Zeiss X-ray Microscopy
Jili Liu 2016 Mini-actuator for Cell Phone Camera Module - Optical Image Stabilization: Spring Design Apple