- Two (2) Postdoctoral Research Associate positions in the areas of (1) microfluidic devices, and (2) wearable electronics, are available immediately. See details here.
- A special issue of journal Micromachines, guest-edited by Dr. Dong, is calling for papers on "Microfluidic devices for High-Throughput Screening."
8/2/2017: Dr. Dong will give (1) an invited Plenary Talk on the topic of agricultural sensors enabled plant phenomics at the Plant & Animal Genome conference (PAG XXVI), the Largest Ag-Genomics Meeting in the World, January 13-17, 2018 - San Diego, CA, USA; (2) an Invited Talk on the topic of plant chips and sensors at the IEEE Sensors Conference 2017, October 29-November 1, 2017, Glasgow, Scotland, UK; and (3) an Invited Talk on the topic of plant analytics during the Plant Analytics session at MicroTAS 2017, the 21st Annual Micro Total Analysis Systems Conference, October 22 - 26, 2017 in Savannah, Georgia, USA.
7/28/2017: We won the Best Student Paper Award at the 17th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology! Congrats!
6/23/2017: The lab received a grant from Analog Devices Inc. to work on environmental sensors.
6/22/2017: Outstanding Paper Award Finalist at the Transducers 2017 Conference! Congrats to Huawei, Azahar, and Yueyi! The awarded paper is titled ''In-situ, real-time monitoring of nutrient uptake on plant chip integrated with nutrient sensor."
6/14/2017: The Lab received a grant from NSF to work on liquid biopsy.
6/12/2017: The Lab received a grant from ARPA-e to work on sensors-enabled plant phenotyping.
5/4/2017: Congrats! Jikang passed his MS thesis defense.
3/1/2017: News release: Innovative research in microfluidic soil sensor featured on front cover of journal.
2/16/2017: Congrats! The Lab has three papers accepted by Transducers 2017 as oral presentations on the topics of NEMS infrared metamaterials (Qiugu), microsensor-enabled plant nutrient use efficiency measurement (Dr. Jiang); soil nitrate sensor (Dr. Ali).
1/17/2017: Congrats! Dr. Ali's paper on microfluidic soil nutrient sensor was featured on the Front Cover of the journal Lab on a Chip!
12/21/2016: Congrats! Three papers were accepted by IEEE-NEMS 2017 as oral presentations on the topics of plant water transport measurement, microfluidic chips-enabled automated plant phenotyping, and on-chip temperature gradient generation.
11/16/2016: Congrats! Siming Yang (co-advised by Dr. Jiming Song and Dong) passed his PhD thesis defense. Dr. Yang, congrats!
11/5/2016: Azahar has two papers accepted by the IEEE MEMS 2017.
9/30/2016: Shawana's paper titled "Patterning of nanophotonic structures at optical fiber tip for refractive index sensing" was a Best Paper Award Finalist at IEEE Sensors Conference 2016. Congrats!
9/29/2016: Congrats! Zhen Xu and Qiugu Wang both passed their Prelim Exams.
9/20/2016: The lab was awarded a new grant from NSF.
3/30/2016: The lab has 6 papers (2 oral + 4 posters) accepted by Hilton Head 2016. Congrats to all of us!
3/23/2016: Dr. Dong was interviewed by ABC Local 5 (Iowa) about meta-skin technology.
3/12/2016: Our research on wearable and tunable meta-skin cloak was featured on the main webpage of National Science Foundation: News from the field - “Iowa State engineers develop flexible skin that traps radar waves, cloaks objects.”
3/11/2016: Our research on wearable and tunable meta-skin cloak was featured by The Daily Mirror, UK.
3/10/2016: Our research on wearable and tunable meta-skin cloak was reported by media worldwide, including Discovery Channel, Science 360, Deccan Chronicle, Science Daily, Eureka Magazine, Gizmag, Wireless Design Mag, Phys.org, Tech Times, ZME Science, IFL Science, Gizmodo, UPI, e! Science News, Gizmodo, Nanowerk, Ubergizmo, AZOmaterials, Sciencenewsline, The Engineer, NEWSUSAUK, HNGN, Kurzweil, Futureity, EEDesignit, Pulseheadlines, Gurumavin, Daily Mail (UK), Kaguku-Kentei (Japan), Toutiao (China), EEWorld (China), Wanhuajing (China) Materialsgate (Germany), ChemEurope (Germany), The Times of India (India), etc.
3/4/2016: News release: "Iowa State engineers develop flexible skin that traps radar waves, cloaks objects." Our research on wearable and tunable meta-skin was reported by Iowa State News.
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Contact: Dr. Liang Dong
Office: 2115 Coover Hall, Ames, IA 50011
Lab: 1046 Coover Hall, Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA 50011