*For full publication list, please visit Prof. Wen J Li’s Google Scholar Profile and ResearchGate Profile.

Recent Publications

  • Y Wang, Y Zhao, RHM Chan, WJ Li, “Volleyball Skill Assessment using a Single Wearable Micro Inertial Measurement Unit at Wrist,” IEEE Access (2018).
  • W Liang, Y Zhao, L Liu, Y Wang, WJ Li, GB Lee, “Determination of Cell Membrane Capacitance and Conductance via Optically Induced Electrokinetics,” Biophysical Journal 113 (7), 1531-1539 (2017).
  • X Yang, X Niu, Z Liu, Y Zhao, G Zhang, W Liang, WJ Li, “Accurate Extraction of the Self-Rotational Speed for Cells in an Electrokinetics Force Field by an Image Matching Algorithm,” Micromachines 8 (9), 282 (2017).
  • Y Liu, C Wu, HSS Lai, YT Liu, WJ Li, YJ Shen, “Three-Dimensional Calcium Alginate Hydrogel Assembly via TiOPc-Based Light-Induced Controllable Electrodeposition,” Micromachines 8 (6), 192 (2017).
  • P Zhou, H Yu, W Yang, Y Wen, Z Wang, WJ Li, L Liu, “Spatial Manipulation and Assembly of Nanoparticles by Atomic Force Microscopy Tip-Induced Dielectrophoresis,” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces (2017).
  • Y Wen, F Wang, H Yu, P Li, L Liu, WJ Li, “Laser-nanomachining by microsphere induced photonic nanojet,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 258, 115-122 (2017).
  • C Wu, TG Lin, Z Zhan, Y Li, SCH Tung, WC Tang, WJ Li, “Fabrication of all-transparent polymer-based and encapsulated nanofluidic devices using nano-indentation lithography,” Microsystems & Nanoengineering 3, 16084 (2017).
  • J Law, KW Kong, HY Chan, W Sun, WJ Li, EBF Chau, GKM Chan, “Atomization of High-Viscosity Fluids for Aromatherapy Using Micro-heaters for Heterogeneous Bubble Nucleation,” Scientific Reports 7, 40289 (2017).
  • F Wang, L Liu, H Yu, Y Wen, P Yu, Z Liu, Y Wang, WJ Li, “Scanning superlens microscopy for non-invasive large field-of-view visible light nanoscale imaging,” Nature Communications 7 (doi:10.1038/ncomms13748), 13748 (2016).
  • HSS Lai, F Wang, Y Li, B Jia, L Liu, WJ Li, “Super-Resolution Real Imaging in Microsphere-Assisted Microscopy,” PloS one 11 (10), e0165194 (2016).
  • N Liu, F Wang, L Liu, H Yu, S Xie, J Wang, Y Wang, GB Lee, WJ Li, “Rapidly patterning micro/nano devices by directly assembling ions and nanomaterials,” Scientific Reports 6 (doi:10.1038/srep32106), 32106 (2016).
  • Z Wu, Y Zhou, HL Cao, WJ Li, “Closed-loop enhancement of jet mixing with extremum-seeking and physics-based strategies,” Experiments in Fluids 57 (6), 1-14 (2016).
  • F Wang, L Liu, P Yu, Z Liu, H Yu, Y Wang, WJ Li, “Three-Dimensional Super-Resolution Morphology by Near-Field Assisted White-Light Interferometry,” Scientific Reports 6 (doi:10.1038/srep24703) (2016).
  • Y Li, SHS Lai, N Liu, G Zhang, L Liu, GB Lee, WJ Li, “Fabrication of High-Aspect-Ratio 3D Hydrogel Microstructures Using Optically Induced Electrokinetics,” Micromachines 7 (4), 65 (2016).
  • P Li, N Liu, H Yu, F Wang, L Liu, GB Lee, Y Wang, WJ Li, “Silver nanostructures synthesis via optically induced electrochemical deposition,” ScientificReports 6 (2016).

Recent Conference Papers

  • J Law, W Sun, Z Wu, HY Chan, Y Zhou, WJ Li, “A low-cost reusable micro-newton scale micro-thruster,” 19th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (TRANSDUCERS), 2017.
  • B Jia, SHS Lai, FF Wang, L Liu, G Zhang, WJ Li, “Fabrication of a probe-lens device for scanning super-resolution imaging platform,” IEEE 12th International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems (NEMS), 2017.
  • M Chen, W Sun, Y Gao, S Zhan, G Zhang, WJ Li, “Development of a holonomic mobile spherical robot with 3D center of gravity shifting actuators,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), 2016.
  • HSS Lai, G Zhang, WJ Li, “Imaging of nanoscale particles in microfluidic devices using super-lens manipulated by optically-induced dielectrophoresis,” IEEE 16th International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO), 2016.
  • Y Liu, W Wan, HSS Lai, Y Liu, W Li, Y Shen, “Three-dimensional calcium alginate hydrogel patterning by using TiOPc-based controllable electrodeposition,” IEEE 16th International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO), 2016.
  • Z Wu, HY Chan, Y Zhou, WJ Li, “Micro bubble generation using monolayer graphene heating elements,” IEEE 16th International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO), 2016.
  • KW Kong, WM Lau, KS Wong, HY Chan, FCS Lee, J Shen, VTCW Wong, WJ Li, “A pulse-sensing robotic hand for tactile arterial palpation,” IEEE International Conference on Cyber Technology in Automation, Control, and Intelligent Systems (CYBER), 2016.
  • S Zhan, M Chen, Z Li, W Sun, WJ Li, G Zhang, “Large bridge cable tension estimation with Cyber vibration Sensing System,” IEEE International Conference on Cyber Technology in Automation, Control, and Intelligent Systems (CYBER), 2016.


  • Yangsheng Xu, Wen Jung Li, and Ka Keung Lee, “Intelligent Wearable Interfaces “, Wiley-Interscience (Dec 13 2007), ISBN-13: 978-0470179277.
  • Wen J. Li and Ning Xi, “Nanoscale Robotics and Manipulation, a review chapter in the Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology”, 2003, American Scientific Publishers.
  • King W. C. Lai and Wen J. Li, “Automated Micro-Assembly of MOEMS by Centrifugal Force”, 2002, Research Studies Press.
  • Carmen K. M. Fung, Wen J. Li, and Ning Xi, “A PVDF-Based Micro-Newton Force Sensing System for Automated Micro-Manipulation”, 2002, Research Studies Press.
  • Michael Y. F. Kwok, Wen J. Li, and Yangsheng Xu, “Development of micro Nafion actuators for cellular motion control and underwater manipulation”, Experimental Robotics VIII, Springer-Verlag, 200


  • Writing System, US Patent No: US 7508384 B2, Patent Date: 24 March 2009, Title: Writing System, Assignee (Patentee): Daka Research Inc;
  • 一种电致热驱动微执行器及制备工艺,中國發明專利號200610134636.0,申請日期2006-12-8,專利發明人:李文荣;陈浩然
  • 一种电致热驱动微执行器,中國實用新型專利號200620153560.1,申請日期2006-12-8,專利發明人:李文荣;陈浩然
  • 一种基于聚合体薄膜微型细胞夹持器及制备工艺,中國發明專利號200410020772.8,申請日期2004-6-16,專利發明人:李文荣;周文利
  • 一种新型热驱动微型执行器, 中國發明專利號200410020435.9,申請日期2004-4-21,專利發明人:李文荣;陈浩然
  • MEMS on Contoured Surfaces, US Patent, Wen J. Li and Chih-Ming Ho, Assignee UCLA, 1997.