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

Recent Publications


  • BL Jia, P Li, FF Wang, HY Chan, GL Zhang, WJ Li, "Determination of Microsphere-lens Magnification using Micro-robotic Scanning Superlens Nanoscopy." IEEE Open Journal of Nanotechnology 1, 65-76 (2020)

  • YL Zhao, JQ Liang, YF Cui, XP Sha, WJ Li, "Adaptive 3D Position Estimation of Pedestrians by Wearing One Ankle Sensor." IEEE Sensors Journal PP(99), 1-1 (2020)

  • ZK Zhan, HY Zhang, XYu Niu, XD Yu, H Sun, XP Sha, YL Zhao, Y Wang, WJ Li, "Microliter Sample Insulin Detection Using a Screen-Printed Electrode Modified by Nickel Hydroxide." ACS Omega  (2020)

  • YM Liu, L Zhao, R Avila, C Yiu, T Wong, Y Chan, KM Yao, DF Li, YT Zhang, WJ Li, ZQ Xie, XG Yu, "Epidermal Electronics for Respiration Monitoring via Thermo-Sensitive Measuring." Materials Today Physics  13, 100199 (2020)

  • TY Zhang, P Li, HB Yu, FF Wang, XD Wang, T Yang, WG Yang, WJ Li, YC Wang, LQ Liu, "Fabrication of flexible microlens arrays for parallel super-resolution imaging." Applied Surface Science  504, 144375 (2020)

  • N Liu, YB Lin, Y Peng, LM Xin, T Yue, YY Liu, CH Ru, SR Xie, L Dong, HY Pu, HG Chen, WJ Li, Y Sun, "Automated Parallel Electrical Characterization of Cells Using Optically-Induced Dielectrophoresis." IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering  17(2), 1084-1092 (2020)

  • M Chen, YF Liu, HY Chan, JC Tam, XY Li, CS Chan, WJ Li, "Wireless AI-Powered IoT Sensors for Laboratory Mice Behavior Recognition." bioRxiv  (2020)

  • X. Sha, C. Lian, Z. Yuliang, J. Yu, S. Wang, and W. Li, “An Explicable Keystroke Recognition Algorithm for Customizable Ring-Type Keyboards.” IEEE Access  8(1), (2020)

  • WF Liang, LQ Liu, JH Wang, XL Yang, YC Wang, WJ Li, WG Yang, "A Review on Optoelectrokinetics-Based Manipulation and Fabrication of Micro/Nanomaterials." Micromachines 11(1),  78(2020)


  • B Jia, F Wang, H Chan, G Zhang, WJ Li, “In situ printing of liquid superlenses for subdiffraction-limited color imaging of nanobiostructures in nature.” Microsystems & nanoengineering 5 (1), 1 (2019)

  • Y Wen, H Yu, W Zhao, F Wang, X Wang, L Liu, WJ Li, “Photonic Nanojet Sub-Diffraction Nano-Fabrication With in situ Super-Resolution Imaging.” IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology 18, 226-233 (2019)

  • Y Zhao, C Lian, X Zhang, X Sha, G Shi, WJ Li, “Wireless IoT Motion-Recognition Rings and a Paper Keyboard.” IEEE Access 7, 44514-44524 (2019)

  • F Wang, H Wan, Z Ma, Y Zhong, Q Sun, Y Tian, L Qu, H Du, M Zhang, L Li, H Ma, J Luo, Y Liang, WJ Li, G Hong, L Liu, H Dai, “Light-sheet microscopy in the near-infrared II window.” Nature methods 16(6), 545 (2019)

  • QJ Sun, XH Zhao, Y Zhou, CC Yeung, W Wu, S. Venkatesh, ZX Xu, J. J. Wylie, WJ Li, V. A. Roy, “Fingertip‐Skin‐Inspired Highly Sensitive and Multifunctional Sensor with Hierarchically Structured Conductive Graphite/Polydimethylsiloxane Foams.” Advanced Functional Materials 29(18), 1808829 (2019)


  • QJ Sun, J Zhuang, S Venkatesh, Y Zhou, ST Han, W Wu, KW Kong, WJ Li, “Highly sensitive and ultrastable skin sensors for biopressure and bioforce measurements based on hierarchical microstructures.” ACS applied materials & interfaces 10 (4), 4086-4094 (2018)

  • F Wang, L Liu, G Li, P Li, Y Wen, G Zhang, Y Wang, GB Lee, WJ Li, “Thermo metry of photo sensitive and optically induced electrokinetics chips.” Microsystems & nanoengineering 4 (1), 26 (2018)

  • 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.

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