Associate Professor
Affiliated Department or Office
Biomedical Engineering
Robotics Engineering
PhD Mechanical Engineering University of Maryland, College Park 2011
MS University of Science and Technology of China 2005
BS University of Science and Technology of China 2002
Expert Bio

Professor Liu's research aims to enable fast and early disease diagnosis involving food and water. To achieve this goal, he develops small-foot-print sensors and portable sensing platforms for single-cell biomechanics, manufacturing process control, and chemical and biological detection in food and water.

Media Coverage

WPI team developing bacteria biosensor

Worcester Business Journal

This article was featured in the Worcester Business Journal. The research by Hong Susan Zhou, associate professor of chemical engineering, has led to a biosensor that could be used to quickly detect C. diff bacteria. Zhou is principal investigator for the biosensor research program, and Yuxiang (Shawn) Liu, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is co-PI.


Other Inventor(s):
Yundong Ren, Subhrodeep Ray

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