Yang Lin


  • Microfluidics and Lab-on-a-Chip
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Acoustofluidics and Magnetofluidics
  • Deep Learning in Medical Diagnosis
  • Low-Cost Point-of-Care Biosensors
  • Microfabrication


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2019
  • M.S., Mechatronic Engineering, Beijing Information Science and Technology University, 2015
  • B.S., Mechanical Design Manufacturing and Automation, Beijing Information Science and Technology University, 2012

Selected Publications

Feng S, Lin Y, Xu J, Lu X. Inertial microfluidic-assisted rapid detection of chemical contaminants in foods using quantum dots-based molecularly imprinted sensor.  Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2023; 394, 134342. doi:  10.10016/j.snb.20023.134342
Gong L, Martinez O, Mesquita P, et al. A microfluidic approach for label-free identification of small-sized microplastics in seawater. Scientific Reports, 2023; 13(1), 11011. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-37900-9
Guan Y, Liu Y, Wang Q, et al. Inchworm-Inspired soft robot with magnetic driving based on PDMS, EGaln and NdFeB (PEN ) combination. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2023; 466, 142994. doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2023.142994
Gong L, Cretella A, Lin Y. Microfluidic systems for particle capture and release: A review. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2023; 115426. doi: 10.1016/j.bios.2023.115426. doi: 10.1016/j.bios.2023.115426
Guan Y, Bai M, Wang Q, et al. A self-powered wearable piezoelectric nanogenerator for physiological monitoring based on lead zirconate titanate/microfibrillated cellulose@polyvinyl alcohol (PZT/MFC@PVA) composition. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2023; 141598. doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2023.141598
Guan Y, Liu L, Yu S, et al. A Noninvasive Sweat Glucose Biosensor Based on Glucose Oxidase/Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes/Ferrocene-Polyaniline Film/Cu Electrodes. Micromachines, 2022; 13(12), 2142. doi: 10.3390/mi13122142
Kreps S, Shuvayev V, Douvidzon M, et al. Coupled spherical-cavities. AIP Advances, 2022; 12(12), 125022. doi: 10.1063/5.0084815
Gaynes BI, Shapiro MB, Augustine AS, et al. Hierarchical data visualization of experimental erythrocyte aggregation employing cross correlation and optical flow applications. Microvascular Research, 2022; 104386. doi: 10.1016/j.mvr.2022.104386
Mesquite P, Gong L, Lin Y. A Low-Cost Microfluidic Method for Microplastics Identification: Towards Continuous Recognition. Micromachines, 2022; 13(4), 499. doi: 10.3390/mi13040499
Ghaznavi A, Lin Y, Douvidzon M, et al. A Monolithic 3D Printed Axisymmetric Co-Flow Single and Compound Emulsion Generator. Micromachines, 2022; 13(2), 188. doi: 10.3390/mi13020188
Badhe RV, Bijukumar D, Mesquita P, et al. Dynamic Microfluidic Bioreactor-Hip simulator (DMBH) system for Implant Toxicity Monitoring. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 2021. doi: 10.1002/bit.27946
Surendran AN., Zhou R., Lin Y. Microfluidic Devices for Magnetic Separation of Biological Particles: A Review. Journal of Medical Devices, 2021; 15(2), 024001. doi: 10.1115/1.4048912
Zhao W., Xing Y., Lin Y., Gao Y., Wu M., Xu Jie. Monolayer graphene chemiresistive biosensor for rapid bacteria detection in a microchannel. Sensors and Actuators Reports, 2020; 2(1), 100004. doi: 10.1016/j.snr.2020.100004
Gao Y, Wu M, Lin Y, Xu J. Acoustic Microfluidic Separation Techniques and Bioapplications: A Review. Micromachines, 2020; 11(10), 921. doi: 10.3390/mi11100921
Zhao W, Xing Y, Lin Y, Gao Y, Wu M, Xu J. Monolayer graphene chemiresistive biosensor for rapid bacteria detection in a microchannel. Sensors and Actuators Reports, 2020; 2(1), 100004. doi: 10.1016/j.snr.2020.100004
Gao Y, Wu M, Lin Y, Zhao W, Xu J. Acoustic bubble-based bidirectional micropump. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 2020; 24(4), 29. doi: 10.1007/s10404-020-02334-6
Zhou R, Surendran AN, Mejulu M, Lin Y. Rapid microfluidic mixer based on ferrofluid and integrated microscale ndfeb-pdms magnet. Micromachines, 2020; 11(1), 29. doi: 10.3390/mi11010029
Lin Y, Gao C, Gao Y, Wu M, Yazdi AA, Xu J. Acoustofluidic micromixer on lab-on-a-foil devices. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2019; 287, 312-319. doi: 10.1016/j.snb.2019.02.050
Lin Y, Gao Y, Wu M, et al. Acoustofluidic stick-and-play micropump built on foil for single-cell trapping. Lab on a Chip, 2019; 19(18), 3045-3053. doi: 10.1039/c9lc00484j
Lin Y, Zhou R, Xu J. Superhydrophobic Surfaces Based on Fractal and Hierarchical Microstructures Using Two-Photon Polymerization: Toward Flexible Superhydrophobic Films. Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2018; 5(21), 1801126. doi: 10.1002/admi.201801126
Lin Y, Gao C, Gritsenko D, Zhou R, Xu J. Soft lithography based on photolithography and two-photon polymerization. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 2018; 22(9), 97. doi: 10.1007/s10404-018-2118-5
Gritsenko D, Lin Y, Hovorka V, Zhang Z, Ahmadianyazdi A, Xu J. Vibrational modes prediction for water-air bubbles trapped in circular microcavities. Physics of Fluids, 2018; 30(8), 082001. doi: 10.1063/1.5037328
Lin Y, Xu J. Microstructures Fabricated by Two-Photon Polymerization and Their Remote Manipulation Techniques: Toward 3D Printing of Micromachines. Advanced Optical Materials, 2018; 6(8), 1701359. doi: 10.1002/adom.201701359
Choi JR, Yong KW, Choi JY, et al. Black phosphorus and its biomedical applications. Theranostics, 2018; 8(4), 1005-1026. doi: 10.7150/thno.22573

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