Our Team

Principal Investigator

Changchun Liu


PhD, Physical Electronics, 2005, Institute of Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

M.S. in Organic Chemistry, 2002, Yunnan University, China

B.S. in Applied Chemistry, 1999, Yunnan University, China


Phone: (860)-679-2565

Email: chaliu@uchc.edu


Zhengyang Jia


Ph.D. Biomaterials Engineering and Nanomedicine, 2021, University of South Australia, Australia

M.S. Biomedical Engineering, 2016, Southeast University, China

B.S. Biomedical Engineering, 2013, Southeast University, China


Email: jia@uchc.edu

Jeong Moon


Ph.D. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 2022, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

M.S. in Cogno-Mechatronics Engineering, 2014, Pusan National University, Korea

B.S. in Nano Medical Engineering, 2012, Pusan National University, Korea


Email: jmoon@uchc.edu



Jiongyu Zhang


BS, Biomedical Engineering, 2018, Xi’an Jiaotong University


Email: jiongyu.zhang@uconn.edu

Google Scholar

Rui Yang


MS, Biomedical Engineering, 2019, University of New Haven

BS, Biotechnology, 2017, Beijing Forestry University


Email: rui.3.yang@uconn.edu

Xin Guan


BS, Bioinformatics, 2019, Beijing Jiaotong University



Chengyu Hou


MS, Biomedical Engineering, 2020, University of Bridgeport

BS, Biology Science,2017, LuDong University



Chong Guo


M.D. Medicine, 2021, China Three Gorges University



Minjie Pei


MS, Biomedical Materials, 2021, Wuhan Textile University

BS, Composite Materials, 2018, Wuhan Textile University


Email: minjie.pei@uconn.edu


Shuo Zhang


M.S. Bioengineering, 2022, Stevens Institute of Technology

B.S. Bioengineering, 2019, Liaocheng University


Email: Shuo.Zhang@uconn.edu


Daniel Schreiber


B.S. Biomedical Engineering, 2023, University of Connecticut


Email: daniel.schreiber@uconn.edu 

Kurt T. Schalper


BS, Biomedical Engineering, 2023, University of Hartford


Email: Schalper@uchc.edu 

Xingye Liu


B.S., Mechanical Design Manufacturing and Their Automation, 2023, Nanjing Agricultural University


Email: xingye.liu@uconn.edu



Name Position Duration First Position
Ziyue Li PhD Student 01/2019-08/2023 Associate Professor at Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China
Naoki Uno Postdoc researcher 04/2021-04/2023 Associate Professor at Nagasaki University, Japan
Xiong Ding Postdoc researcher 08/2018-08/2021 Professor at School of Medicine, Southeast University
Kun Yin Postdoc researcher 10/2017-01/2021 Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
Zhiheng Xu Postdoc researcher 02/2019-12/2019 Research scientist at Rochester Institute of Technology
Chen Chen Postdoc researcher 05/2019-11/2019 Associate Professor at Nanjing Tech University
Karteek Kadimisetty Postdoc researcher 07/2017-09/2018 Senior Scientist at LifeSensors Inc.
Uyanga Ganbaatar Master student 08/2020-05/2022 Consulting Safety Officer at Safety Partners, Inc.
Carlos Ruiz Master student 10/2017-08/2018 Research Engineer at Widener University
Xin Zhang Master student 07/2017-05/2018 Engineer at Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
Yicheng Lin Master student 09/2016-03/2017 Engineer at Amazon.com, Inc.
Steven Toro Lab rotation student 06/2021-08/2021 PhD student at UConn Health
Rohit Makol Undergraduate student 11/2020-08/2021 MD student at UConn Health
Guangyuan Liu Undergraduate student 06/2020-12/2020 Johns Hopkins University
Vikram Pandian Undergraduate student 09/2015-05/2019 Cornell Tech
Katrina Cirilli Undergraduate student 06/2019-05/2020
Kristin Rheault Undergraduate student 01/2020-05/2020