Job openings: A postdoc position is available immediately in our group. We seek candidates in the areas of memristive devices, wideband gap semiconductors, and wearable electronics and sensors. Experience with circuit design is preferred. See more.
8/7/2023: A new project ($2M; 4 years) was funded by NSF to develop green fertilizer, aiming to mitigate the challenges posed upon climate change-threatened farming and ranching communities.
5/4/2023: AgTech sensor startup EnGeniousAg wins $1 million award from the National Science Foundation.
12/12/2022: A new project ($1.8M federal funds) was selected by DOE for funding. Led by Ajay Nair, the project studies various approaches to food crop production and beekeeping at solar farms.
11/22/2022: Congrats to Seth for a successful PhD dissertation defense. Congrats, Dr. Heerschap!
10/10/2022: A new grant ($1.2M) was awarded by USDA-NIFA to develop new sensors for monitoring greenhouse gas emissions.
8/16/2022: A new grant ($276k) was awarded by USDA-ARS to develop sensors for animal disease diagnostics.
7/21/2022: Congrats to Hussam on passing his PhD dissertation defense, Dr. Ibrahim!
1/7/2022: In the news: Liang Dong named director of Microelectronics Research Center.
11/17/2021: Congrats to Le! Le Wei received his PhD degree. Congratulations to Dr. Wei!
10/29/2021: Congrats to Qinming Zhang who received Young Researcher Poster Award at uTAS 2021. The title of the paper is "On-chip analysis of swine respiratory viruses using magnetic nanoparticle-enhanced photonic crystal biosensor."
10/13/2021: Dr. Dong and Dr. Whitham at received two years of funding from Iowa Soybean Research Center to develop sensors for soybean research.
8/14/2021: A team led by Dr. Dong received a $1.75M award from NSF CNS program.
8/1/2021: $20M federal grant launches AI Institute for Resilient Agriculture (AIIRA) for better crops, agricultural production. The project is funded by NSF and USDA-NIFA. Dr. Dong is part of the AIIRA and provides expertise in ag sensors.
6/24/2021: Sung-Min Kang successfully defended his MS thesis. Congrats!
4/28/2021: Yuncong successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congrats Dr. Chen!
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Contact: Dr. Liang Dong
2201A Coover Hall, Ames, IA 50011
Lab: 1048/1046/1045/1042 Coover Hall, Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA 50011