Alumni

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FEI Fei

Fei FEI received his B.E. degree in Dept of Automation, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2004 and M.E. degree from Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 2007. His M. E. dissertation work was carried out at the Shenyang Institute of Automation, CAS. He then worked as a Software Engineer in NEC System Technologies (Hangzhou), Ltd. from 2007 to 2008.After receiving PhD degree with the research of Vibration-Energy Harvesting System at CUHK, and he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow in MBE Dept. of City University of Hong Kong from 2012 to 2014. Fei FEI joined Bosch China as a Senior Researcher from 2014.

 OUYANG Mengxing 

Mengxing joined Prof. LI’s previous lab at The Chinese University of Hong Kong soon after she obtained her B.Eng in Biomedical Engineering. She received her Ph.D degree in Mechanical & Automation Engineering from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2012. That same year, she was awarded “Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence – CNOOC Grants” and spent 6 months at School of Medicine, Stanford University as visiting student researcher. After graduation, she joined Prof. LI’s lab at City University of Hong Kong as a Postdoctoral Fellow. Currently, she is a Postdoctoral Researcher at Harvard University.

Arthur L. H. CHAU

Arthur graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 2007 with first class honour in Automation and Computer-Aided Engineering. Earlier in 2006, Arthur has joined the Centre for Micro and Nano Systems (CMNS) to complete his final year project on the Coanda flying saucer. He furthered his studies in Mechanical and Automation Engineering (MAE) in CUHK and obtained his M.Phil. degree in 2009. His M.Phil. research thesis focused on enzymatic bioenergy generation system. After his M.Phil. studies, Arthur worked as a research assistant at the Center of Novel Functional Molecules, Department of Chemistry, CUHK with a focus on surface plamson resonance based chemical sensors. Arthur is now a Ph.D. candidate in MAE, CUHK under the supervision ofProf. Wen J. LI and Prof. Shih-Chi Chen. His research interest mainly lies in optical dielectrophoresis (ODEP). Other focuses include biomedical engineering in MEMS/NEMS-based micro/nano-fluidic systems, micro/nano energy generation systems and SPR sensors.

Shelly Shengli ZHOU

Shengli Zhou received her B. Eng. degree in mechanical design, manufacturing, and automation from Xidian University, China, in 2007, and received her M. Eng. degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 2009. From August, 2009 to July, 2010, she worked in Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company limited (ASTRI) as software engineer. She is currently pursuing the PhD degree in department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering at CUHK. Her research interests include inertial sensor and vision sensor based gesture recognition, motion tracking, and information fusion.

LIANG Wenfeng

Wenfeng LIANG received his B. Eng. degree in Electrical Engineering and Automation from China Jiliang University, Hangzhou, China, in 2008. He is currently working toward a Ph. D. degree in the State Key Laboratory of Robotics, Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China. His research interests include OEK-based micro/nano manipulation/assembly and cell manipulation.

Pansy Siu Ling LEUNG

Siu Ling Leung obtained her B. Eng degree in Automation and Computer-Aided Engineering and M.Phil. degree in Mechanical and Automation Engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR in 2006 and 2009. Pansy joined CMNS in 2005 for her final year project, working on MEMS-based motion sensors game development, and continuous her master’s work in designing and fabricating gold nanoparticles based micro/nano sensors. She is currently pursuing her PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Arizona, USA. Her current researches focus on developing liposome-based targeted drug delivery nanovesicles and studying their uptake mechanism by cancer cells.

Zhuxin DONG

Zhuxin Dong received his B. Eng. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Shenyang University of Technology in 2005, M. Eng. degree in Mechanical and Automation Engineering from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2007, and PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Arkansas in 2012. He is currently a postdoc fellow in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame. His research interests cover the development of electronic devices with nanomaterials based on micro/nano fabrication techniques and AFM related nanotechnology and applications.

Peng XIAO

Peng Xiao received his Bachelor of Engineering Degree from Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2002 and Master of Philosophy degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2008. His research topic was micro bubble generation with micro watt power using carbon nanotube heating elements when he studied in Center for Micro and Nano Systems supervised by Prof. Wen J. Li. Now he is a PhD candidate in Plasma Engineering and Diagnostic Lab of Texas A&M University advised by Prof. David Staack. His current research interests include imicroplasma generation in liquid, microplasma based microbubble generation, microplasma based spectroscopy analysis and microplasma based biological applications.

Guangyi SHI

Guangyi Shi received the B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees in mechatronics engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China, in 2001 and 2004, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in mechanical and automation engineering from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China, in 2007. He is a post doctor in Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School. His research interests include MEMS sensor applications, multiple human motions tracking and identification. Dr. Shi has received Best Student Paper Award of 2007 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO).  He is currently an associate professor at the Peking University (Wuxi Campus).

Yanli QU

Yanli Qu received her B. Eng. and M. Eng. degrees in Mechanical Manufacturing and Automation from Shenyang University of Technology, Shenyang, China, in 1996 and 1999, respectively, and the Ph. D degree in Mechatronics Engineering from the Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China, in 2002. Dr. Qu had been a professor at the State Key Laboratory of Robotics at SIA, CAS from 2002 to 2011. She was a member of CMNS from 2006 to 2008 as a postdoc working on CNT-based shear stress flow sensors. She is currently the director of Document and Information Center of SIA, CAS.

Winnie W. Y. CHOW

Winnie joined CMNS in 2001, when she was working on her final year project. She received her B.Eng. degree in Mechanical and Automation Engineering, M.Phil. and Ph.D. degree in Automation and Computer-Aided Engineering from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), in 2002, 2004, and 2008, respectively. She is currently a postdoctoral researcher working on the EU Neuroprobes project at Department of Physics in Uppsala University, Sweden. Her research interests include development of microfluidic systems and CNT shear stress sensors.  She is currently with the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute.

Gary C.T. CHOW

Gary C.T. CHOW received his BEng and M.Phil degrees from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2005 and 2007 respectively. In 2007 he wasawarded the Croucher Foundation scholarship to support himself to study for a PhD degree in Imperial College London.  Although he was graduated from Dept. Computer Science and Engineering of CUHK, Gary joined CMNS and participate in an interesting CMOS-CNT sensor project for his M.Phil degree. An CMOS-CNT prototype sensor was made in the project.

Raymond H. W. LAM

Raymond H. W. Lam has been a member of Li’s Research Group since 2000 to 2005. It was the moment when he first exposed to scientific research and inspired a lot by Dr. Wen Li. Afterwards, he received a B.Eng. degree (2003, with first class honors) and an M.Phil. degree (2005) in Automation and Computer-aided Engineering from Chinese University of Hong Kong. He also received a Ph.D. degree (2010) in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as a Croucher Scholar. He was a postdoc fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in University of Michigan from Sep. 2010 to Aug. 2011. He is now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering at City University of Hong Kong.

King W.C. LAI

King W. C. Lai received his B. Eng. degree in Mechanical and Automation Engineering, M. Phil and Ph.D. degrees in Automation and Computer-Aided Engineering, all from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He was a member of CMNS from 2000 to 2005 and was working on a micro spotting system and fabrication of novel nano-probes for biotechnology applications. He was a postdoctoral researcher at the Robotics and Automation Laboratory at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University, USA. He is currently an assistant professor at the Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong.

Carmen K.M. FUNG

Carmen K. M. Fung received her B. Eng. degree in Mechanical and Automation Engineering, M. Phil and Ph.D. degrees in Automation and Computer-Aided Engineering, all from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She was a member of CMNS from 2000 to 2005 and was working on MEMS and carbon nanotube based nano sensors. She then worked as a visiting scholar at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and also a R&D consultant in Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Limited. She was a postdoctoral researcher at the Robotics and Automation Laboratory at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University, USA.  She is currently with the Hong Kong Productivity Council.

Thomas K. F. LEI

Thomas KF Lei received his M.Phil. and Ph.D. from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2000 and 2005, respectively. He joined CMNS as a Ph.D. student in 2001 and was working in polymer based microfluidic system for biomedical applications. He was a Lecturer and also an Associate Research Engineer in the Research Institute of Innovative Products & Technologies at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  He is currently an assistant professor at the Chang Gung University, Taiwan.

Rosa CHAN

Rosa Chan received her undergraduate degree in Automation and Computer-Aided Engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where she graduated as the Valedictorian of the United College in 2003. She then worked as a research assistant in Professor Wen J. Li’s Center for Micro and Nano Systems and conducted research in the rapid assembly of carbon nanotubes for nanosensing by dielectrophoretic force. Awarded the Croucher Scholarship and Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship for overseas study, she is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Southern California. Her research in Professor Theodore W. Berger’s Center for Neural Engineering includes nonlinear system analysis of nervous system and the development of neural prosthesis.  She is currently an assistant professor at the Dept. of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong.

Alan H. F. LAM

Dr. LAM received his B. Eng. and M. Phil. degrees from the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 1999 and 2001, respectively. He joined CMNS as a Ph.D. student, and obtained his Ph.D. degree from CUHK in August 2004, specializing in systems integration with focus in MEMS sensing systems. He is the co-inventor of VRMS, and the leader of the VRMS technology team. Dr. Lam is one of the founders of Sengital Ltd. and is currently working as the Chief Technical Officer in Sengital Ltd. He led Sengital Ltd. to join HKSTP incubation program successfully and moved to Science Park in Sept 2004. He is in charge of the R&D functions, development and implementation of motion sensing technologies, and design and delivery system level solutions.

Tak-Sing WONG

Tak-Sing Wong received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering at UCLA in 2009 under the guidance of Prof. Chih-Ming Ho, and his B.Eng. degree from the Department of Automation and Computer-Aided Engineering (now known as Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2003.  Tak-Sing was an undergraduate student researcher in Centre for Micro and Nano Systems at CUHK from 2001 to 2003, under the mentorship of Prof. Wen J. Li.  Tak-Sing was a Croucher Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University.  He is currently an assistant professor at the Penn State University USA.

Winston SUN

Winston received his Bsc, Msc, and PhD, all in Mechanical Engineering, from Fresno State University, UC Davis, and CUHK, in 1994, 1996, and 2000, respectively. In 2001 he was granted from the Croucher Foundation a 2-year Fellowship to conduct Optical MEMS research at SAMLAB of IMT at the University of Neuchatel in Switzerland. He was then employed by the group as a Research Scientist to study the feasibility of a MEMS display project. In late 2004 he was granted from the Japanese government a 2-year JSPS Fellowship to participate in a MEMS-based field emission device at the Toshiyoshi Lab of IIS at the University of Tokyo in Japan. Winston is currently employed as a Project Researcher at the Toshiyoshi Lab to participate in a 4-year RF-MEMS research project.

Pak Kin WONG

Pak King was a FYP student at the Advanced Microsystems Laboratory (part of CMNS) in 1999. After graduating from CUHK, he attended UCLA and received his PhD degree from there in 2005. He is currrently an associate professor a the University of Arizona, USA, and the Director of the Systematic Bioengineering Laboratory at the same university.

To be added

  • Echo Qing SHAN
  • H.S. Poon
  • Jason Li Yang
  • Carmen F. T. LAU
  • Jonathan Shiu Chun IP
  • Ken Wai Kit CHAN
  • Guanglie ZHANG
  • CF CHUNG
  • CS CHEN
  • Tony TO
  • Cherry YK CHEUNG
  • Jennifor Wenli ZHOU
  • Julia SJ QIN
  • Yilun LUO
  • Johnny LEE
  • Allan HUI
  • Chui TSANG
  • Michael KWOK
  • Antony TO
  • Fong Fong HUI
  • Terry HO
  • Raymond LAM
  • Charlotte KWONG
  • Kitty CHEUNG
  • Patrick LEONG