Experience

Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Junior Fellow of the Society of Fellows
July, 2015 - Present
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Post-Doctoral Associate - Robert (Bob) S. Langer Research Group,
  • Fabricate a novel multi-functional probe for local delivery of electrical and chemical stimulation in the brain to detect behavioral changes in Parkinson's disease, anxiety and mood disorders.
  • Collaborate with a neuroscientist team led by Prof. Ann Graybiel of McGovern Institute for Brain Research.
  • Supervise a PhD student at HST Program of MIT and Harvard University.
  • Supervise an undergraduate team (3 students) with backgrounds in physics, materials science and chemistry.
September, 2014 - Present
University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign (UIUC), College of Engineering, Urbana, Illinois
Research Assistant - John A. Rogers Research Group
  • Initiated new approaches/methods for ferroelectric/piezoelectric materials, and devices that has implications across a variety of sensors and energy harvesting components.
  • Supervised an undergraduate team (9 students) with background in physics, materials science, chemistry, EE.
  • Collaborated with academic and industrial research groups: Northwestern University, The University of Arizona, University of Washington, Tsinghua University/China, National Nanotechnology Laboratory of Istituto Nanoscienze-CNR, Università del Salento/Italy, Institute of High Performance Computing, A-STAR/Singapore, Dresden University of Technology/Germany, MC10/Boston, L'Oréal/NY, CA, Paris.
August, 2009 - August, 2014