Advanced Nanomaterials & Microrobotics Laboratory

PEOPLE




Lab Director



Dr. Zhang Li (張立) Professor

Email: lizhang@cuhk.edu.hk Website: http://www.mae.cuhk.edu.hk/~lizhang

Tel: (852) 3943-1150 Fax: (852) 2603-6002

  • Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, CUHK

  • Professor by Courtesy, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, CUHK

  • Director, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - CUHK Joint Laboratory of Robotics and Intelligent Systems

  • Associate Faculty Member, Department of Biomedical Engineering, CUHK

  • Associate Faculty Member, Chow Yuk Ho Technology Centre for Innovative Medicine, CUHK

  • Associate Faculty Member, CUHK T-Stone Robotics Institute, CUHK

  • Programme-2 Leader, Multi-scale Medical Robotics Centre (MRC)@InnoHK, Hong Kong Science Park


For the detailed biography of Prof. Zhang, please click HERE.


Post-doctors



Dong Yue (董悦)

Ph.D. The Huazhong University of Science andTechnology (华中科技大学)


Dr. Dong Yue received his PhD and B.Sc. degree in Biomedical Engineering and Applied Chemistry of Huazhong University of Scienceand Technology (HUST) from 2010 to 2019. Now he is focusing on the macroscopicassembly of graphene-based materials by microfluidic devices, micromotors forbiomedical and environmental applications and fiber fabrication.



Chan Kai-fung (陳啟楓), Tony

Ph.D. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (香港中文大學)


Dr. Chan Kai-fung received his bachelor degree in Biomedical Engineering from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2015. Now he is a postdoctoral fellow at Chow Yuk Ho Technology Centre for Innovative Medicine, CUHK, under the supervision of Prof. ZHANG Li and Prof. CHIU Wai Yan, Philip in Faculty of Mdicine.



Jin Dongdong (金東東)

Ph.D. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (香港中文大學)


Dr. Jin Dongdong joined Dr. Zhang Li’s group as a junior research assistant in 2015. He received his bachelor degree and master degree in Material Science and Engineering from Zhejiang University in 2012 and 2015, respectively. Now he is working on the synthesis of micro/nanomotors for biomedical and environmental applications.



Wang Qianqian (王乾乾)

Ph.D. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (香港中文大學)


Dr. Wang Qianqian joined Dr. Zhang Li's group as a Ph.D. candidate in Aug., 2016. He received M. Sc in Mechanical Engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and B. Eng in Mechatronics from HeFei University of Technology in 2016 and 2015 respectively.



Yang Lidong (楊立冬)

Ph.D. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (香港中文大學)


From 2010 to 2014, Dr. Yang Lidong studied at the Honor School (英才學院) of Harbin Institute of Technology and received his B. Eng. in electromechnical engineering and majored in robotics at the State Key Laboratory of Robotics and System of HIT from 2014 to 2016.



Pan Chengfeng (潘程楓)

Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University (卡內基梅隆大學)


Dr. Pan Chengfeng received his B. E. and M.S. in Biomedical Engineering, from Beijing Jiaotong University and Sun Yat-Sen University in Jun. 2013 and Jul. 2016, respectively. In Aug. 2020, he graduated from Soft Machines Lab in Carnegie Mellon University and received his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering. He joined Prof. Zhang's group as Postdoc in Nov. 2020.



Sun Mengmeng (孫猛猛)

Ph.D. Harbin Institute of Technology (哈爾濱工業大學)


Dr. Sun Mengmeng joined Dr. Zhang Li's group as Postdoc in 2021. He received his bachelor degree and PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering, from Wuhan University and Harbin Institute of Technology in 2016 and 2021, respectively. Now he is working on the micro and nano swimming robot swarms for biomedical applications.



Zhu Guangda (朱光達)

Ph.D. Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (中國科學院化學研究所)


Dr. Zhu Guangda received his bachelor, master and PhD degree from China University of Petroleum (Beijing), Tianjin University and Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2015, 2018 and 2021, respectively. He joined Dr. Zhang Li’s group as Postdoc in 2021.



Ji Fengtong (紀鳳同)

Ph.D. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (香港中文大學)


Dr. Ji Fengtong joined Dr. Zhang Li's group as a Ph.D. candidate in 2017. From 2011 to 2015, Mr. Ji Fengtong studied at the Honors School (英才學院) of Harbin Institute of Technology and received B. Eng. in Mechanical Design, Manufacturing and Automation. He received M. Eng. in Mechatronics Engineering of Harbin Institute of Technology in 2017.



Ning Zhipeng (寧志鵬)

Ph.D. University of Hong Kong (香港大學)


Dr. Ning Zhipeng joined Dr. Zhang's group as Postdoc in 2021. He received his bachelor of Medicine from Changchun University of Chinese Medicine, Master of Chinese Medicine from Hong Kong Baptist University and PhD in Chinese Medicine from The University of Hong Kong. Now he is working on the Non-invasive neurostimulation device for pain relief.



Cai Mingxue (蔡明學)

Ph.D. Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences (中國科學院自動化研究所)


Dr. Cai Mingxue joined Dr. Zhang Li's group as Postdoc in 2021. He received his PhD degree in Control Theory and Control Engineering from the Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2020, received his M. S. and B. E. in Mechanical and Electronic Engineering, from BeiHang University and Jinan University in 2017 and 2014, respectively. His current research interests include intelligent control, robotics, deep reinforcement learning, magnetic robot.


Ph.D. Candidates



Yu Edwin (余卓昇), Edwin

B. Eng. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (香港中文大學)


Edwin Yu received the Bachelor degree in mechanical and automation engineering from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, in 2016, where he is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree in mechanical and automation engineering. His research interests include electromagnetic actuation Protocols and platforms for microrobots and neuro-modulation.



Yang Zhengxin (楊正馨), Cherry

M. Eng. Harbin Institute of Technology (哈爾濱工業大學)


Miss Yang Zhengxin joined Prof. Zhang's group as a Ph.D. candidate in August, 2018. She received B. Eng. from Dalian University of Technology in 2016 and M. Eng. from Harbin Institute of Technology in 2018.




Xia Neng (夏能)

M. Eng. Zhejiang University (浙江大學)


Mr. Xia Neng joined Dr. Zhang Li’s group as a Ph.D. candidate in 2019. He received master degree in Mechanical Engineering from Zhejiang University and bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Central South University in 2019 and 2016, respectively.




Jiang Jialin (姜佳林)

M. Eng. Harbin Institute of Technology (哈爾濱工業大學)


Mr Jiang Jialin joined Dr. Zhang Li's group as a PHD candidate in Aug., 2019. He studied at Harbin Institute of technology from 2013 to 2019, got bachelor degree and master degree under the department of electrical engineering.



Liu Wai Shing (廖偉成), Charles (HKPFS awardee)

M.Sc. University of Southern California (南加州大學)


LIU Wai Shing received his Master degree in Product Development Engineering from University of Southern California in 2018 and his Bachelor degree in Mechanical & Automation Engineering from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2016. His research interests include electromagnetic actuation setup for microrobots and its biomedical application.



Wang Qinglong (王慶龍)

INORG. CHEM. South China Normal University(華南師範大學)


Mr. Wang Qinglong joined Dr. Zhang Li's groupas a PhD candidate in 2020. He received master degree in Inorganic Chemistry from South China Normal University in 2019, and bachelor degree in Materials Chemistry from Shandong Agricultural University in 2016. His research interests focus on soft robotics and their biomedical applications.



Yang Haojin (楊浩錦)

M. Eng. Shandong University (山東大學)


Mr. Yang Haojin joined Dr. Zhang Li’s group as a Ph.D. candidate in 2020. He received master degree in Mechanical Engineering from Shandong University in 2020 and bachelor degree in Mechanical Design, Manufacturing and Automation from Harbin Institute of Technology, Weihai in 2017.



Zhang Chong (張翀)

M.Sc. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (香港中文大學)


Mr. ZHANG Chong received his M.Sc. degree in Mechanical & Automation Engineering from CUHK in 2019 and his B.Eng. degree from Beijing Forestry University in 2017. His main research interests focus on ingestible electronics for non-invasive diagnosis and treatment.



Su Lin (蘇琳)

M.S. Beihang University (北京航空航天大學)


Miss. Su Lin joined Dr. Zhang Li’s group as a Ph.D. student in 2020. She received master's degree in Instrumentation Science and Technology from Beihang University in 2020 and bachelor's degree in Measurement and Control Technology and Instrument from Chongqing University in 2017.



Zhang Moqiu (張沫艽)

M.Sc. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (香港中文大學)


Mr. Zhang Moqiu joined Prof. Zhang's groupin 2019. He received his B.Eng. in Petroleum Engineering at China University ofPetroleum in 2014 and M.Sc. in MAE at CUHK in 2019. His main research focus onmagnetic manipulation systems and mechanical and electrical design.




Yang Shihao (楊世豪)

M. Eng. Harbin Institute of Technology (哈爾濱工業大學)


Mr. Yang Shihao joined Dr. Zhang Li's group as a PhD candidate in 2020. He received his bachelor degree in Welding Technology and Engineering and his master degree in Materials Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology in 2018 and 2020.



Lo Wan Yee (羅韻儀)

M. Phil. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (香港中文大學)


Winnie received her Master degree in Surgery from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 2020 and her Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering with Management from the University of Edinburgh in 2017. She joined Prof. Zhang Li’s group as a PhD candidate in 2021. Her research interests include magnetic micro/nanorobots for the use in minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic treatments.



Jiang Shuai (蔣帥)

B.S. Zhejiang University (浙江大學)


Mr. Jiang received his Bachelor degree in Chemistry from Zhejiang University in 2019. He will join Prof. Zhang Li’s group as a Ph.D. candidate in 2021. His research interests include biohybrid microrobotics for targeted cargo delivery and cancer therapy.



Hao Bo (郝博)

M.Sc. Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (南京航空航天大學)


Mr. Hao Bo joined Prof. Zhang’s group as a PhD candidate in 2021. He received his bachelor degree in Flight Vehicle Design and Engineering and his master degree in Mechanical Design and Theory from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 2016 and 2020. He received another master degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Ecole Nationale Supérieur de Mécanique et d'Aéronautique in 2019.



Wang Xin (王鑫)

M.Sc. Soochow University (蘇州大學)


Mr. Xin Wang received his Bachelor degree in Material Science and Engineering from Liaocheng University in 2018 and Master degree in Material Science and Engineering from Soochow University in 2021. He will join Prof. Zhang Li’s group as a Ph.D. candidate in 2021.


Research Assistant



Wang Lu (王露)

M. Eng. Huazhong University of Science and Technology (华中科技大学)


Miss Wang Lu received her B.Sc. degree and M. Eng.degree in Applied Chemistry from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in 2014 and 2017,respectively. She joined Dr. Zhang Li's group as a research assistant in 2019.




Zhang Zifeng (張梓鋒)

M.Sc. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (香港中文大學)


Mr. Zhang Zifeng joined Dr.Zhang's group as a research assistant in 2020. He received his M.Sc. degree in Biomedical Engineering from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2020) and B.Sc. degree in bioengineering from Beijing University of Chemical Technology (2019). His research interests focus on the clinical translations of micro/nanorobots.



Dong Liwei (董利偉)

M.Sc. Harbin Institute of Technology (哈爾濱工業大學)


Mr. Dong received his B.Eng. degree and M.Sc. degree from Dalian University of Technology and Harbin Institute of Technology in Mechatronic Engineering, in 2014 and 2016 respectively. Before joining Prof. Zhang's group as a RA, he had been a mechanical engineer in Aeroengine Corporation of China.



Qi Zhaoyang (戚朝陽)

M.S. University of Science and Technology of China (中國科學技術大學)


Mr Qi received his M. S. and B. E. in Instrument Science and Technology, from University of Science and Technology of China and Hefei University of Technology in 2021 and 2018, respectively. He joined Prof. Zhang Li's group as a research assistant in 2021.


Marie Curie Global Fellow



Dr. Veronica Iacovacci

Ph.D. Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna


Dr. Veronica Iacovacci is a Marie Curie Global Fellow with a double appointment at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (SSSA - Pisa, Italy) and CUHK. Dr. Iacovacci received her PhD in BioRobotics from SSSA in 2017 and she worked as Post Doctoral Fellow in SSSA and ETH Zurich. Her main research interest include microrobots and their medical applications with a particular focus on magnetic microsystems for targeted therapy and smart catheters. During her fellowship, she will focus on new therapeutic solutions enabled by smart magnetic microrobot swarms.She is author or co-author of 13 scientific publications on international journals, 30 conference papers and 2 book chapter. She is also inventor of 2 international patents. She participated as invited speaker to several international conferences on robotics and microrobotics for medical applications (ICRA, MARSS) and she was co-organizer of a special session (MARSS 2017) and of a workshop (Hamlyn symposium on medical robotics 2019) focused on the employment of microrobotics technologies in clinical applications. She was awarded with national prices for her MsC and PhD thesis, with the Zeno Karl Schindler Foundation Doctoral Exchange Grant and with the best presentation award in the framework of the Euspen Challenge 2014. She currently serves as a reviewer for more than 20 ISI journals and peer-reviewed conferences


Exchange Students



Stefano Pane

B.Sc. University of Roma3


Stefano Pane received the B.Sc. degree in electronic engineering from the University of Roma3, Rome, Italy, in 2015, and the M.Sc. degree (with honors) in mechatronics engineering from the Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy, in 2017. He is currently working on his PhD at the Biorobotics institute of Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy. His research interests include medical robotics, microrobotics, magnetic control and medical ultrasound as well as biomechatronics and implantable devices.



Kathrin Schweizer

B.Sc. ETH Zurich


Miss Kathrin Schweizer received her B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from ETH Zurich in summer 2017. She joined Prof. Zhang’s lab in May for her master thesis for 7 months. She will work on the real-time ultrasound imaging of microswarm with Wang Qianqian.


Former Group Members



Dr. Xu Tiantian (徐天添)

中國科學院深圳先進技術研究院 研究員

Professor, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences


國家優秀青年科學基金, 深圳青年五四獎章 獲得者

個人主頁



Dr. Yan Xiaohui (鄢曉暉)

Ph.D, (2016)

廈門大學公共衛生學院 副教授

Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Xiamen University


個人主頁



Dr. Yu Jiangfan (俞江帆)

香港中文大學(深圳) 助理教授

Assistant Professor, CUHK(Shenzhen)


福布斯中國2021 30 Under 30 上榜者

個人主頁



Dr. Wang Ben (王奔)

深圳大學 助理教授

Assistant Professor, Shenzhen University


個人主頁



Dr. Zhang Yabin (張亞斌)

重慶大學



Dr. Bian Ye (卞燁)

東南大學 副研究員

Research Associate Professor, Southeast University


個人主頁



Dr. Tang Pengyi (唐鵬翼)

中國科學院上海微系統與信息技術研究所 青年研究員

Professor, Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences


個人主頁



Prof. Wang Rutao (王儒濤)

Postdoc researcher, (2015-2018)

山東大學 教授

Professor, Shandong University, China


個人主頁



Dr. Lao Zhaoxin (勞召欣)

合肥工業大學 研究員


個人主頁



Dr. Du Xingzhou (杜星洲), George



Tian Yuan (田媛)



Yeung Yuk-lung (楊毓龍), Ray



Dr. Wang Shijie (王世傑), Mike (HKPFS awardee)



Dr. Gao Jinhong (高錦鴻)



Chiu Wai On, Alan



Cheung Hiu Ying (張曉瑩), Zoey



Yuan Ke (袁可)



Dr. Kou Shanglong (寇尚龍)




Li Mengzhi (李夢芝)



Dr. Lu Si (陸思)



Dr. Lei Yanqiang (類延強)



Dr. Jiang Yue (姜悅)

Shandong University



Dr. Wong Wing-sze (黃詠斯), Wincy

Ph.D, (2016)

Hospital Resident Physicist



Dr. Liu Yang (劉陽)

Ph.D, 2015



Dr. Cai Jiandong (蔡建東)

Ph.D, 2015

Hangzhou HiKVision,Robotics Department



Dr. Zhang Hong (張宏)



Lau Tsz-wing (劉梓榮), Tommy



Yu Huanbing (于渙冰), Ryan



Zhou Qi (周琦), Charles



Chan Ka-hei (陳嘉琋), Noel



Han Lijuan (韓麗娟)



Zhang Lin (張霖)



Wang Feng (王峰)



Zhang Qi (張琪)

Former Students

Undergraduate students

Postgraduate students

Fok Ho Ming (BME FYP, 2021)
Yam Ka Yin (BME FYP, 2021)
Chan Yun Lam (BME FYP, 2020)
Chung Chan Leong (MAE FYP, 2020)
Ho Sze Lam (MAE FYP, 2020)
Hui Lok Hin (MAE FYP, 2020)
Fong Cho Chak (MAE FYP, 2020)
Pau Long Wai (MAE FYP, 2020)
So Ming Wai (MAE FYP, 2020)
Wong Jacqueline Hilda (MAE FYP, 2020)
Wong Tsz Hin (MAE FYP, 2020)
Yip Oi Ching (MAE FYP, 2020)
Chu Chi Man (MAE FYP, 2018)
Kwan Yu Yu (MAE FYP, 2018)
Ko Chun Hei (BME FYP, 2018)
Law Chung Pak (MAE FYP, 2018)
Tsui Wai Cheung (MAE FYP, 2018)
Yip Kim Fung (MAE FYP, 2018)
Chan Chi Bun (MAE FYP, 2017)
Ng Faat Hei (MAE FYP, 2017)
Sin Kay On, Aaron (MAE FYP, 2017)
Siu Hoi Man (MAE FYP, 2017)
Wu Kam Kwan, Wesley (MAE FYP, 2017)
Yip Tsz Hin (MAE FYP, 2017)
Cai Yaojun (MAE FYP, 2016)
Chau Tsz Lok (MAE FYP, 2016)
Chen Nico (BME FYP, 2016)
Hui Wing Yee (MAE FYP, 2016)
Ieong Ho Kuan (MAE FYP, 2016)
Leung Ho yin (MAE FYP, 2016)
Park Doyoung (BME FYP, 2016)
Shiu Kin Hei (MAE FYP, 2016)
D'Souza, Carrie Won Shan
Lau Chin Ling (劉展伶), Joel
Chan Wai Yan (陳蔚茵), Yanka (BME FYP, 2015)
Tam Pui Sze (譚珮斯), Cindy (BME FYP, 2015)
Wong Chun Ho (黃俊浩), Kenneth (BME FYP, 2015)
Wong Leong Wai (黃量煒), Kevin (MAE FYP, 2015)
Yu Edwin (余卓昇) (MAE FYP, 2015)
Liu Wai Shing (廖偉成), Charles (MAE FYP, 2015)
Ou Kin On (區健安), Andy (BME FYP, 2014)
Chan Kai Fung (陳啟楓), Tony (BME FYP, 2014)
Chan Yee Ki (陳旖琪), Vicki (BME FYP, 2014)
Wong Yin Wing (黃彥榮), Nicholas (BME FYP, 2014)
Lee Tsun Ho (李浚豪), Jay (MAE FYP, 2014)
Cheng Keung (鄭強), Nicky (MAE FYP, 2014)
Wang Shijie (王世傑) (MAE FYP, 2015)
Huynh Mon Yuen (黃夢圓) (MAE FYP, 2014)
Ng Ka Chun (吳嘉俊), Angus
Luk Man Him (陸文謙), Baros (MAE FYP, 2014)
Vong Chi Ian (MAE FYP, 2014)
Jiang Hongbo (MAE FYP, 2013)
Tsang Wai Hung (MAE FYP, 2013)
Wong Chun Yin (MAE FYP, 2013)
Wong Man Ho (MAE FYP, 2013)
Wong Yin Chi (MAE FYP, 2013)

Cao Ziyan (MAE MSc, 2020)
Dai Yinghan (BME MSc, 2020)
Li Zenghao (BME MSc, 2020)
Lu Shentao (MAE MSc, 2020)
Ma Jingxuan (MAE MSc, 2020)
Wan Ziyuan (MAE MSc, 2020)
Peng Cong (BME MSc, 2020)
Wan Ziyuan (MAE MSc, 2020)
Xu Jin (MAE MSc, 2020)
Yao Jiacheng (BME MSc, 2020)
Yu Antai (BME MSc, 2020)
Fang Zhe (MAE MSc, 2019)
Huang Jiayi (MAE MSc, 2019)
Huang Ting (BME MSc, 2019)
Huang Yun (BME MSc, 2019)
Huang Zhiyuan (MAE MSc, 2019)
Liu Ziqi (BME MSc, 2019)
Shao Youjia (MAE MSc, 2019)
Shi Jinlu (MAE MSc, 2019)
Sun Jing (MAE MSc, 2019)
Wan Ling (MAE MSc, 2019)
Wang Zhenyu (MAE MSc, 2019)
Xu Xinnan (MAE MSc, 2019)
Yang Feifan (MAE MSc, 2019)
Yi Zhibo (BME MSc, 2019)
Zhang Zifeng (BME MSc, 2019)
Chai Yingfei (BME MSc, 2018)
Chou Tsu-yu (BME MSc, 2018)
Deng Xiaoling (MAE MSc, 2018)
Ko Win Yin (MAE MSc, 2018)
Qian Mingjing (MAE MSc, 2018)
Wong Sheung Chuen (BME MSc, 2018)
Yung Wai Tak (MAE MSc, 2018)
Zhang Yue (MAE MSc, 2018)
Zhao Xing (BME MSc, 2018)
Zhou Kaiyu (BME MSc, 2018)
Zhu Di (MAE MSc, 2018)
Chan Yu Ping (BME MSc, 2017)
Chow Siu Lun (MAE MSc, 2017)
Tian Yuan (BME MSc, 2017)
Wang Xingyu (MAE MSc, 2017)
Yuan Ke (BME MSc, 2017)
Lam Wang (BME MSc, 2016)
Lo Kwok Wing (BME MSc, 2016)
Lo Yin Tung (BME MSc, 2016)
D'Souza, Carrie Won Shan (BME MSc, 2015)
Lau Chin Ling (BME MSc, 2015)
Yan Hiu Wai (BME MSc, 2015)
Hu Dawei (BME MSc, 2014)
Giggey Michael (BME MSc, 2014)
SU Shanyuhan (BME MSc, 2014)
Gao Lingli (BME MSc, 2013)


Former Visiting Scholars

Prof. Cong Rui (叢蕊) Associate Professor in the School of Mechanical Science & Engineering at Northeast Petroleum University

Prof. Hu Kun (胡坤) Associate Professor