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Yi Zhao

  • Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Associate Professor, Ophthalmology
  • 294 Bevis Hall
    1080 Carmack Road
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-247-7424

Honors

  • 2011

    Lumley Research Award. .

  • 2010

    NSF CAREER Award. .

Chapters

2009

  • X. Zhang, Y. Zhao, and X. Zheng. 2009. "Micro/nanostructures for Measuring Cellular Forces in Cardiac Myocytes." In Nanomanufacturing, edited by Shaochen Chen, 213-233 - 213-233.

2007

  • Y. Zhao and X. Zhang. 2007. "Nanobiotechnology: an Engineer's Foray into Biology." In Advances in Computers, edited by Marvin Zelkowitz, 39-102 - 39-102.

Journal Articles

2014

  • Wei,Kang; Zeng,Hansong; Zhao,Yi, 2014, "Insect-Human Hybrid Eye (IHHE): an adaptive optofluidic lens combining the structural characteristics of insect and human eyes.." Lab on a chip 14, no. 18, 3594-3602 - 3594-3602.
  • Wei,Kang; Domicone,Nicholas,Wade; Zhao,Yi, 2014, "Electroactive liquid lens driven by an annular membrane." OPTICS LETTERS 39, no. 5, 1318-1321 - 1318-1321.
  • Wang,Qian; Zeng,Hansong; Best,Thomas,M; Haas,Caroline; Heffner,Ned,T; Agarwal,Sudha; Zhao,Yi, 2014, "A Mechatronic System for Quantitative Application and Assessment of Massage-Like Actions in Small Animals." ANNALS OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING 42, no. 1, 36-49 - 36-49.
  • 2014, "A microscale mechanical stimulator for generating identical in-plane surface strains toward live cells on multiple loading sites." Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical 194,
  • 2014, "Effects of immediate vs. delayed massage-like loading on skeletal muscle viscoelastic properties following eccentric exercise." Clinical Biomechanics 29, no. 6,

2013

  • Wei,Kang; Zeng,Hansong; Zhao,Yi, 2013, "Substrate material affects wettability of surfaces coated and sintered with silica nanoparticles." APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE 273, 32-38 - 32-38.
  • Haas,Caroline; Butterfield,Timothy,A; Abshire,Sarah; Zhao,Yi; Zhang,Xiaoli; Jarjoura,David; Best,Thomas,M, 2013, "Massage Timing Affects Postexercise Muscle Recovery and Inflammation in a Rabbit Model." MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE 45, no. 6, 1105-1112 - 1105-1112.
  • Haas,Caroline; Butterfield,Timothy,A; Zhao,Yi; Zhang,Xiaoli; Jarjoura,David; Best,Thomas,M, 2013, "Dose-dependency of massage-like compressive loading on recovery of active muscle properties following eccentric exercise: rabbit study with clinical relevance." BRITISH JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE 47, no. 2, 83-88 - 83-88.
  • Zhang,Xu; Wang,Qian; Gablaski,Brian; Zhang,Xiaojin; Lucchesi,Pamela; Zhao,Yi, 2013, "A microdevice for studying intercellular electromechanical transduction in adult cardiac myocytes." LAB ON A CHIP 13, no. 15, 3090-3097 - 3090-3097.
  • Agarwal,Pranay; Zhao,Shuting; Bielecki,Peter; Rao,Wei; Choi,Jung,Kyu; Zhao,Yi; Yu,Jianhua; Zhang,Wujie; He,Xiaoming, 2013, "One-step microfluidic generation of pre-hatching embryo-like core-shell microcapsules for miniaturized 3D culture of pluripotent stem cells." LAB ON A CHIP 13, no. 23, 4525-4533 - 4525-4533.
  • 2013, "Micromechanical stimulator for localized cell loading: Fabrication and strain analysis." Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering 23, no. 1,
  • 2013, "A microdevice for studying intercellular electromechanical transduction in adult cardiac myocytes." Lab on a Chip - Miniaturisation for Chemistry and Biology 13, no. 15,

2012

  • Hass, C., Best, T.M., Wang, Q. and Zhao, Y., 2012, "In Vivo Passive Mechanical Properties of Skeletal Muscle Improve With Massage-Like Loading Following Eccentric Exercise." JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS 45, no. 15, 2030-2036 - 2030-2036.
  • Haas, C., Butterfield, T. A., Zhao, Y., Zhang, X., Jarjoura, D., and Best, T. M., 2012, "Dose-Dependency of Massage-Like Compressive Loading on Recovery of Active Muscle Properties Following Eccentric Exercise: Rabbit Study with Clinical Relevance." British Journal of Sports Medicine 47, no. 2, 83-8 - 83-8.
  • Hass, C., Best, T.M., Wang, Q. and Zhao, Y., 2012, "In Vivo Passive Mechanical Properties of Skeletal Muscle Improve With Massage-Like Loading Following Eccentric Exercise." JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS 45, no. 15, 2030-2036 - 2030-2036.
  • X. Zhang and Y. Zhao, 2012, "Programmable Patterning of Polymeric Microparticles By Floating Electrodes-Assisted Electrospray." Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering 22, 047001 - 047001.
  • Zhang,Xu; Zhao,Yi, 2012, "Programmable patterning of polymeric microparticles by floating electrodes-assisted electrospray." JOURNAL OF MICROMECHANICS AND MICROENGINEERING 22, no. 4, 047001 - 047001.
  • Kim,Bongsu; Zhang,Xu; Borteh,Hassan; Li,Zhenqing; Guan,Jianjun; Zhao,Yi, 2012, "Fabrication of porous microtent structures toward an in vitro endothelium model." JOURNAL OF MICROMECHANICS AND MICROENGINEERING 22, no. 8, 085001 - 085001.

2011

  • Xu S. and Zhao Y., 2011, "Monolithic fabrication of nanochannels using core-sheath nanofibers as sacrificial mold." Microfluidics and Nanofluidics 11, no. 3, 359-365 - 359-365.
  • H. Zeng, and Y. Zhao, 2011, "Microfabrication in Electrospun Nanofibers by Electrical Discharges." Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 2, no. 162, 214-218 - 214-218.
  • H. Zeng, and Y. Zhao, 2011, "Sensing Movement: Microsensors for Body Motion Measurement." Sensors 11, no. 1, 638-660 - 638-660.
  • S. Xu, and Y. Zhao, 2011, "Monolithic Fabrication of Nanochannels Using Core-sheath Nanofibers as Sacrificial Mold." Microfluidics and Nanofluidics 3, no. 11, 359-365 - 359-365.
  • H. Zeng, and Y. Zhao, 2011, "Rheological Analysis of Non-Newtonian Flow Using A Microfluidic Device." Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 2, no. 162, 207-213 - 207-213.
  • Zeng,H; Zhao,Y, 2011, "Microfabrication in electrospun nanofibers by electrical discharges." SENSORS AND ACTUATORS A-PHYSICAL 166, no. 2, 214-218 - 214-218.
  • H. Zeng, and Y. Zhao, 2011, "Liquid-State Motion Sensing." Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 1, no. 154, 33-40 - 33-40.
  • Zeng,Hansong; Zhao,Yi, 2011, "Sensing Movement: Microsensors for Body Motion Measurement." SENSORS 11, no. 1, 638-660 - 638-660.
  • Zeng,H; Zhao,Y, 2011, "Rheological analysis of non-Newtonian blood flow using a microfluidic device." SENSORS AND ACTUATORS A-PHYSICAL 166, no. 2, 207-213 - 207-213.
  • H. Zeng, and Y. Zhao, 2011, "Liquid-State Motion Sensing." Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 1, no. 154, 33-40 - 33-40.
  • Zeng,Hansong; Zhao,Yi, 2011, "Liquid-state motion sensing." SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B-CHEMICAL 154, no. 1, 33-40 - 33-40.

2010

  • W. Gu, and Y. Zhao, 2010, "Cellular Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy:An Emerging Technology of Microscale Biosensors." Expert Review of Medical Devices 6, no. 7, 767-779 - 767-779.
  • Zeng,H; Zhao,Y, 2010, "Dynamic behavior of a liquid marble based accelerometer." APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 96, no. 11, 114104 - 114104.
  • H. Zeng and Y. Zhao, 2010, "Dynamic Behavior of A Liquid Marble Based Accelerometer." Applied Physics Letters 96, 114104 - 114104.
  • Gu,Wenwen; Zhao,Yi, 2010, "Cellular electrical impedance spectroscopy: an emerging technology of microscale biosensors." EXPERT REVIEW OF MEDICAL DEVICES 7, no. 6, 767-779 - 767-779.

2009

  • Zhao,Yi, 2009, "Investigating electrical field-affected skeletal myogenesis using a microfabricated electrode array." SENSORS AND ACTUATORS A-PHYSICAL 154, no. 2, 281-287 - 281-287.
  • Y. Zhao, and H. Zeng, 2009, Fabricating Non-Photodefinable Polymer Microstructures for Micro-Total-Analysis. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 139, no. 2, 673-681 - 673-681.
  • Zhao,Yi; Zeng,Hansong; Nam,Jin; Agarwal,Sudha, 2009, "Fabrication of Skeletal Muscle Constructs by Topographic Activation of Cell Alignment." BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOENGINEERING 102, no. 2, 624-631 - 624-631.
  • Y. Zhao, 2009, "Investigating Electrical Field Affected Skeletal Myogenesis using A Microfabricated Electrodes Array." Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 2, no. 154, 281-287 - 281-287.
  • Y. Zhao, and H. Zeng, 2009, "Rotational Maneuver of Ferromagnetic Nanowires for Cell Manipulation." IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience 3, no. 8, 226-236 - 226-236.
  • Zhao,Yi; Zeng,Hansong, 2009, "Fabricating non-photodefinable polymer microstructures for micro-total-analysis." SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B-CHEMICAL 139, no. 2, 673-681 - 673-681.
  • Zhao,Yi; Zeng,Hansong, 2009, "Rotational Maneuver of Ferromagnetic Nanowires for Cell Manipulation." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NANOBIOSCIENCE 8, no. 3, 226-236 - 226-236.
  • Y. Zhao, H. Zeng, J. Nam and S. Agarwal, 2009, "Fabrication of Skeletal Muscle Constructs by Topographic Activation of Cell Alignment." Biotechnology and Bioengineering 2, no. 102, 624-631 - 624-631.

2008

  • T.A. Butterfield, Y. Zhao, S. Agarwal, F. Haq, and T.M. Best, 2008, "Cyclic Compressive Loading Facilitates Recovery after Eccentric Exercise." Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise 7, no. 40, 1289-1296 - 1289-1296.
  • Y. Zhao and X. Zhang, 2008, "Profile Control in Silicon Nanostructures Using Fluorine Enhanced Oxide Passivation." IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology 1, no. 7, 40-47 - 40-47.
  • H. Zeng, T. A. Butterfield, S. Agarwal, F. Haq, T. M. Best, and Y. Zhao, 2008, "An Engineering Approach for Quantitative Analysis of the Lengthwise Strokes in Massage Therapies." Journal of Medical Devices 4, no. 2, 041003 - 041003.
  • Zeng,Hansong; Butterfield,Timothy,A; Agarwal,Sudha; Haq,Furqan; Best,Thomas,M; Zhao,Yi, 2008, "An Engineering Approach for Quantitative Analysis of the Lengthwise Strokes in Massage Therapies." JOURNAL OF MEDICAL DEVICES-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME 2, no. 4, 041003 - 041003.
  • Zhao,Yi; Zhang,Xin, 2008, "Profile control in silicon nanostructures using fluorine-enhanced oxide passivation." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NANOTECHNOLOGY 7, no. 1, 40-47 - 40-47.
  • Butterfield,Timothy,A; Zhao,Yi; Agarwal,Sudha; Haq,Furqan; Best,Thomas,M, 2008, "Cyclic Compressive loading facilitates recovery after eccentric exercise." MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE 40, no. 7, 1289-1296 - 1289-1296.

2007

  • Zhao,Yi; Lim,Chee,Chew; Sawyer,Douglas,Brian; Liao,Ronglih; Zhang,Xin, 2007, "Simultaneous orientation and cellular force measurements in adult cardiac myocytes using three-dimensional polymeric microstructures." CELL MOTILITY AND THE CYTOSKELETON 64, no. 9, 718-725 - 718-725.
  • Y. Zhao and X. Zhang, 2007, Adaptation of Myofibrils to a Microstructured Polymeric Substrate. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 2, no. 136, 491-495 - 491-495.
  • Zhao,Yi; Zhang,Xin, 2007, "Adaptation of myofibrils to a microstructured polymeric substrate." SENSORS AND ACTUATORS A-PHYSICAL 136, no. 2, 491-495 - 491-495.
  • Y. Zhao, C.C. Lim, D. Sawyer, R. Liao, and X. Zhang, 2007, "Simultaneous Orientation and Cellular Force Measurements in Adult Cardiac Myocytes Using Three-dimensional Polymeric Microstructures." Cell Motility and Cytoskeleton 9, no. 64, 718-725 - 718-725.
  • Zhao,Yi; Zhang,Xin, 2007, "Nanobiotechnology: An engineer's foray into biology." ADVANCES IN COMPUTERS, VOL 71 71, 39-102 - 39-102.

2006

  • Zhao,Y; Zhang,X, 2006, "Cellular mechanics study in cardiac myocytes using PDMS pillars array." SENSORS AND ACTUATORS A-PHYSICAL 125, no. 2, 398-404 - 398-404.
  • Y. Zhao, C.C. Lim, D. Sawyer, R. Liao, and X. Zhang, 2006, "Microchip for Subcellular Mechanics Study in Living Cells." Sensors & Actuators B: Chemical 2, no. 114, 1108-1115 - 1108-1115.
  • Y. Zhao, C.C. Lim, D. Sawyer, R. Liao, and X. Zhang, 2006, "Microchip for Subcellular Mechanics Study in Living Cells." Sensors & Actuators B: Chemical 2, no. 114, 1108-1115 - 1108-1115.
  • Zhao,Yi; Zhang,Xin, 2006, "Determination of the deformations in polymeric nanostructures using geometric moire techniques for biological applications." SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B-CHEMICAL 117, no. 2, 376-383 - 376-383.
  • Y. Zhao, C.C. Lim, D. Sawyer, R. Liao, and X. Zhang, 2006, Microchip for Subcellular Mechanics Study in Living Cells. Sensors & Actuators B: Chemical 2, no. 114, 1108-1115 - 1108-1115.
  • Y. Zhao, and X. Zhang, 2006, "Determination of the Deformations in Polymeric Nanostructures Using Geometric Moire Techniques for Biological Applications." Sensors & Actuators B: Chemical 2, no. 127, 376-383 - 376-383.
  • Zhao,Y; Zhang,X, 2006, "An approach for creating polymeric microstructures with various aspect ratios for cellular analysis applications." SENSORS AND ACTUATORS A-PHYSICAL 127, no. 2, 216-220 - 216-220.
  • Y. Zhao, and X. Zhang, 2006, "An Approach for Creating Polymeric Microstructures with Various Aspect Ratios for Cellular Analysis Applications." Sensors & Actuators A: Physics 2, no. 127, 216-220 - 216-220.
  • Y. Zhao, and X. Zhang, 2006, Cellular Mechanics Study in Cardiac Myocytes Using PDMS Pillar Array. Sensors & Actuators A: Physical 2, no. 125, 398-404 - 398-404.
  • Zhao,Y; Lim,C,C; Sawyer,D,B; Liao,R,L; Zhang,X, 2006, "Microchip for subcellular mechanics study in living cells." SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B-CHEMICAL 114, no. 2, 1108-1115 - 1108-1115.

2005

  • Y. Zhao, and X. Zhang, 2005, "Adaptation of Flexible Polymer Fabrication to Cellular Mechanics Study." Applied Physics Letters 14, no. 87, 144101 - 144101.
  • Zhao,Y; Lim,C,C; Sawyer,D,B; Liao,R,L; Zhang,X, 2005, "Cellular force measurements using single-spaced polymeric microstructures: isolating cells from base substrate." JOURNAL OF MICROMECHANICS AND MICROENGINEERING 15, no. 9, 1649-1656 - 1649-1656.
  • Zhao,Y; Zhang,X, 2005, "Adaptation of flexible polymer fabrication to cellular mechanics study." APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 87, no. 14, 144101 - 144101.
  • Y. Zhao, C.C. Lim, D. Sawyer, R. Liao, and X. Zhang, 2005, "Cellular Force Measurements using Single-spaced Polymeric Microstructures: Isolating Cells from Base Substrate." Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering 9, no. 15, 1649-1656 - 1649-1656.

2004

  • X. Zhang, Y. Zhao, B. Li, and D. Ludlow, 2004, "Pumping Capacity and Reliability of Cryogenic Micro-Pump for Micro Satellite Applications." Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering 10, no. 14, 1421-1429 - 1421-1429.
  • Zhang,X; Zhao,Y; Li,B; Ludlow,D, 2004, "Pumping capacity and reliability of cryogenic micro-pump for micro-satellite applications." JOURNAL OF MICROMECHANICS AND MICROENGINEERING 14, no. 10, 1421-1429 - 1421-1429.

Presentations

  • "Meeting with Small." 2007,
  • "Meeting with Small." 2008,
  • "Some Thoughts on Technical Writing During Graduate Study." 2009,
  • "Microfabrication of Electrospun Polymer Fibrous Materialsfor Functional Tissue Engineering." 2009,
  • "Special Lecture on BioMicro/Nanosystems." 2010,
  • "Electrospun Polymer Nanofibers for Tissue Biofabrication and Micro/Nanofluidics." 2011,
  • "Electrospun/electrosprayed Constructs for Microscale Cell/Tissue Engineering." 2011,
  • "Study of Whole Blood Viscosity Using a Microfluidic Device." 2008,
  • "Special Lecture on BioMicro/Nanosystems." 2008,
  • "Research activities at Laboratory for BioMedical Microsystems." 2008,
  • "Electrospun Polymer Nanofibers for Tissue Biofabrication and Micro/Nanofluidics." 2010,
  • "Biomedcial Engineering at the Small Scale." 2010,
  • "Cellular Mechnosensors: Principle and Applications." 2007,
  • "Research Activities at Laboratory for Biomedical Microsystems." 2008,
  • "Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) for Cellular and Tissue Engineering." 2008,
  • "Bioinspired Motion Sensors for Vestibular Prosthesis." 2009,
  • "Transducers for Improving and Quantifying the Efficacy of Rehabilitation." 2013,
  • "Application of Microsystems Technologies Towards Functional Cardiac Tissues." 2007,
  • "Microfabrication of Electrospun Polymer Fibrous Materials for Functional Tissue Engineering." 2009,
  • "Implantable Inertial Sensors for Vestibular Prosthesis." 2009,
  • "MEMS Inertial Sensors Design &Applications." 2010,

Papers in Proceedings

2014

  • Wei, K., Zhao, Y. "Fabrication of Anisotropic and Hierarchical Undulations By Benchtop Surface Wrinkling." in Proceedings of the 26th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems. (1 2014). 474-477 - 474-477.
  • Wei K, Domicone N, Zhao Y "A Tunable Liquid Lens Driven By A Concentric Annualr Electroactive Actuator." in Proceedings of the 26th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS2014). (1 2014). 909-912 - 909-912.

2013

  • Q. Wang and Y. Zhao "A Microfluidic Device to Load Multiple Mechanical Stimulators with Differing Strain Magnitudes with A Single Pump." in Proceeding of the 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors and Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers2013). (6 2013). 392-395 - 392-395.
  • K. Wei and Y. Zhao "A Three-Dimensional Deformable Liquid Lens Array For Directional and Wide angle Laparoscopic Imaging." in Technical Digest of the 25th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2013). (1 2013). 133-136 - 133-136.
  • X. Zhang, and Y. Zhao "Creating Particulate Microstructures For two- and Three- Dimensional Cell Patterning." in Proceeding of the 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors and Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers2013). (6 2013). 2616-2619 - 2616-2619.

2012

  • Kang, W., and Zhao, Y. "Fast and Versatile Fabrication of PDMS Nanowrinkling Structures." in Proceeding of 16th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences. (10 2012). 503-505 - 503-505.
  • Wei, K., Zhao, Y. "Fast and Versatile Fabrication of PDMS Nanowrinkling Structures." in Proceeding of 16th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences. (10 2012). 665-667 - 665-667.
  • Zhang, X. and Zhao, Y. "Microfabricated Particle Assemblies for Versatile Cell Patterning." in Proceeding of 16th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences. (10 2012). 1087-1089 - 1087-1089.

2011

  • Zeng,Hansong; Zhao,Yi "Liquid-state motion sensing." JOURNAL: "SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B-CHEMICAL." in 15th Transducers Conference. (5 2011). 33-40 - 33-40.
  • B. Kim, C. J. Roberts, A. M. Mahmoud, D. M. Grzybowski, P. Weber, and Y. Zhao "Effect of Topographic Cues on In Vitro Cultured Trabecular Meshwork Endothelial Cells." in Proceeding of 15th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS2011). (1 2011).
  • "Miniaturized cell mechanical stimulator with controlled strain gradient for cellular mechanobiolgical study." (12 2011).
  • B. Kim, H. Borteh, H. Zeng and Y. Zhao "Programmable Micropatterning of Nanofibers for Functional Tissue Engineering." in Proceeding of the 16th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors and Actuators and Microsystems. (1 2011).
  • H. Zeng, and Y. Zhao "A 3D Artificial Compound Eye with Focus-Tunable Single Lenses." in Proceeding of 15th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS'11). (1 2011). 1980-1982 - 1980-1982.
  • "Porous microfluidics: A unique platform for transvascular study." (4 2011).

2010

  • H. Zeng and Y. Zhao "Biomimetric Liquid State Inertial Sensor." in ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and RD&D Expo (ASME '10). (1 2010).
  • B. Kim, and Y. Zhao "Programmable Micropatterning of Polymer Nanofibers." in ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and RD&D Expo (ASME '10). (1 2010).
  • W. Gu, B. Kim, and Y. Zhao "Exploring Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy As An Innovative Tool for On-Chip Analysis of Human Trabecular Meshwork." in ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and RD&D Expo (ASME '10). (1 2010).

2009

  • H. Zeng, and Y. Zhao "Design and Implementation of Liquid Droplet Based Motion Sensing." in Proceeding of the 15th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors and Actuators and Microsystems. (1 2009). 680-683 - 680-683.
  • Zeng,Hansong; Zhao,Yi "STUDY OF WHOLE BLOOD VISCOSITY USING A MICROFLUIDIC DEVICE." in ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. (1 2009). 223-229 - 223-229.
  • "Electrospun micro/nanofiber assisted in vitro construction of trabecular meshwork for glaucoma investigation." (1 2009).
  • H. Zeng, and Y. Zhao "On-Chip Blood Viscometer Towards Point-of-Care Hematological Diagnosis." in 22nd IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS'09). (1 2009). 240-243 - 240-243.
  • Zeng,Hansong; Ebel,Joshua; Zhao,Yi "Rapid Cell Manipulation by Rotating Nanowires." in Symposium on Microelectromechanical Systems - Materials and Devices II held at the 2008 MRS Fall Meeting. (1 2009). 109-114 - 109-114.
  • Zeng,Hansong; Zhao,Yi; Wu,Benxin; Taylor,Chris; Jacobsen,Ronald,L; Gao,Yibo "PICOSECOND LASER ABLATION OF POLYDIMETHYLSILOXANE (PDMS)." in ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference. (1 2009). 631-635 - 631-635.
  • H. Zeng, and Y. Zhao "Creating Microstructures in Electrospun Nanofibers Using a Micropatterned Collector Chip." in Proceeding of the 15th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors and Actuators and Microsystems. (1 2009). 1099-1102 - 1099-1102.
  • H. Zeng, and Y. Zhao "Electrical Discharge Based Microfabrication on Electrospun Nanofibers." in 22nd IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS '09). (1 2009). 559-562 - 559-562.
  • H. Zeng, and Y. Zhao "Cell Manipulation by Rotating Ferromagnetic Nanowires." in Proceeding of the 13th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS'09). (1 2009). 1128-1130 - 1128-1130.
  • Zeng,Hansong; Zhao,Yi; Agarwal,Sudha; Butterfield,Timothy; Furqan,Haq; Best,Thomas "BIOMECHANICAL DEVICE TOWARDS QUANTITATIVE MASSAGE." in ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. (1 2009). 151-157 - 151-157.

2008

  • H. Zeng, F. Wang, J. Guan, Y. Zhao "Micro-Electrodes Assisted Micro-Patterning on Nanofiber." in Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings. (1 2008).
  • "Investigating the porosity of trabecular meshwork using microfabricated structures for glaucoma treatments." (1 2008).
  • Zhao,Y "Microchip for the regulation of skeletal muscle differentiation." in 21st IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS'08). (1 2008). 288-291 - 288-291.
  • H. Zeng, J. Ebel, and Y. Zhao "Rapid Cell Manipulation by Rotating the Nanowires." in Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings. (1 2008).
  • Zhao,Yi "Micro-topography enhances directional myogenic differentiation of skeletal precursor cells." in Symposium on Microelectromechanical Systems - Materials and Devices held at the 2007 MRS Fall Meeting. (1 2008). 129-134 - 129-134.
  • Y. Zhao "Investigation of Interstructural Collapse of PDMS Microstructures." in Proceeding of the 11th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS'08). (1 2008). M5G - M5G.
  • Zhao,Y "Closely spaced polymer microstructures as a unique tool for characterization at the small scales." in 21st IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS'08). (1 2008). 459-462 - 459-462.
  • H. Zeng, and Y. Zhao "Study of Whole Blood Viscosity Using a Microfluidic Device." in 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (ASME IMECE '08). (1 2008).
  • H. Zeng, F. Haq, T. Best, S. Agarwal, T. Butterfield and Y. Zhao "Biomechanical Device Towards Quantitative Massage." in 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (ASME IMECE'08). (1 2008).

2007

  • Y. Zhao "Skeletal Myoblasts Proliferation and Fusion Regulated by Microelectrode Arrays." in 11th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS'07). (1 2007). T43A - T43A.
  • Zhao,Yi; Zhang,Xin "Adaptation of myofibrils to a microstructured polymeric substrate." in Workshop on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Hilton Head'06). (5 2007). 491-495 - 491-495.
  • Y. Zhao "Three-dimensional Micro-Topography Enhances Directional Myogenic Differentiation of Skeletal Precursor Cells." in Microelectromechanical Systems--Materials and Devices, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings. (1 2007). DD3.27 - DD3.27.

2006

  • Y. Zhao and X. Zhang "Failure Investigation of Polymer Mechanical Components." in Mechanics of Biological and Bio-Inspired Materials, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings. (1 2006). DD06-09 - DD06-09.
  • Zhao,Y; Zhang,X "An approach for creating polymeric microstructures with various aspect ratios for cellular analysis applications." JOURNAL: "SENSORS AND ACTUATORS A-PHYSICAL." in 18th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS). (3 2006). 216-220 - 216-220.
  • Y. Zhao, D. Mabius, J. Regis, and X. Zhang "Pressure-Assisted Micropatterning of Non-Photodefinable Polymers." in Proceeding of the 10th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS'06). (1 2006). 1439-1443 - 1439-1443.
  • Y. Zhao, X. Zheng, J. Regis, D. Mabius, and X. Zhang "Creating Silicon Nanostructures with Controllable Sidewall Profiles by Using Fluorine-Enhanced Oxide Passivation." in Proceeding of the 10th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences. (1 2006). 1444-1448 - 1444-1448.
  • Zhao,Y; Zhang,X "Cellular mechanics study in cardiac myocytes using PDMS pillars array." JOURNAL: "SENSORS AND ACTUATORS A-PHYSICAL." in 18th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS). (1 2006). 398-404 - 398-404.
  • Y. Zhao and X. Zhang "Mechanical Properties Evolution Of Polydimethylsiloxane During Crosslinking Process." in Mechanics of Biological and Bio-Inspired Materials, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings. (1 2006). DD06-07 - DD06-07.
  • Y. Zhao and X. Zhang "Directional Reassembly of Myofibrils in Cultured Cardiac Myocytes Using a Three-Dimensional Polymeric Substrate." in Technical Digest of IEEE Solid-State Sensor and Actuator Workshop (Hilton Head '06). (1 2006). 410-411 - 410-411.

2005

  • Zhao,Y; Zhang,X "A novel pressure indicator for continuous flow PCR chip using micro molded PDMS pillar arrays." in Symposium on Nanoscale Materials Science in Biology and Medicine held at the 2004 MRS Fall Meeting. (1 2005). 255-260 - 255-260.
  • Zhao,Y; Yu,H; Zhang,X "Creating polymer-based microstructures with various aspect ratios from a single template for cellular force measurements." in 18th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS '05). (1 2005). 496-499 - 496-499.
  • Zhao,Y; Zhang,X "In situ force probing for cardiac myocyte using PDMS pillar array." in 8th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS '04). (1 2005). 430-432 - 430-432.
  • Yu,H; Zhao,Y; Li,B; Zhang,X "Three-dimensional microvalves based on single-layered SU-8 for Lab-on-Chip application." in 8th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS '04). (1 2005). 76-78 - 76-78.
  • Zhao,Y; Zhang,X "Investigation upon mechanical properties of thin film silicon under cryogenic temperature." in Symposium on Materials for Space Applications held at the 2004 MRS Fall Meeting. (1 2005). 189-194 - 189-194.
  • Zhao,Y; Zhang,X "Contraction force measurements in cardiac myocytes using PDMS pillar arrays." in 18th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS '05). (1 2005). 834-837 - 834-837.
  • Y. Zhao, F. Li, and X. Zhang "Determination of Deformations in Polymeric Nanostructures Using Geometric Moire Techniques for Biological Applications." in Proceeding of the 13th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors and Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers '05). (1 2005). 1748-1751 - 1748-1751.
  • Y. Zhao, and X. Zhang "Contraction Force Measurements in Cardiac Myocytes Using PDMS Pillar Arrays." in Proceeding of the 18th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS '05). (1 2005). 834-837 - 834-837.
  • Y. Zhao and X. Zhang "Creating Nanostructures with Controllable Sidewall Profile for Mechanical Sensor Applications." in Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings. (1 2005). O12-07 - O12-07.
  • Y. Zhao, and X. Zhang "A Three Dimensional Substrate for Cardiac Myocyte Orientation and Contraction Force Measurements." in Proceeding of the 9th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences. (1 2005). 166-168 - 166-168.
  • Y. Zhao, H. Yu, and X. Zhang "Creating Polymer-based Microstructures with Various Aspect Ratios from a Single Template for Cellular Force Measurements." in Proceeding of the 18th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS '05). (1 2005). 496-499 - 496-499.
  • Zhao,Y; Zhang,X "Micropump evaluation for cryopreservation in on-chip cell culture." in 8th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS '04). (1 2005). 82-84 - 82-84.
  • Zhao,Y; Li,F; Zhang,X "Determination of deformations in polymeric nanostructures using geometric Moire techniques for biological applications." in 13th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers '05). (1 2005). 1748-1751 - 1748-1751.

2004

  • H. Yu, Y. Zhao, B. Li, and X. Zhang "Three-dimensional Microvalves based on Single-layered SU-8 for Lab-on-chip Applications." in Proceeding of the 8th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences. (1 2004). 73-75 - 73-75.
  • Zhao,Y; Ludlow,D; Li,B; Zhang,X "Evaluation of design and performance of a cryogenic MEMS micropump realized with Si-based diaphragm using combination of ZYGO/WYKO interferometer and Raman spectroscopy." in Symposium on Micro- and Nanosystems held at the 2003 MRS Fall Meeting. (1 2004). 253-258 - 253-258.
  • Y. Zhao, D.J. Ludlow, B. Li, and X. Zhang "Evaluation of Design and Performance of a Cryogenic MEMS Micropump Realized with Si-based Diaphragm Using Combination of ZYCO/WYCO Interferometer and Raman Spectroscopy." in Micro- and Nanosystems, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings. (1 2004). A5.52 - A5.52.
  • Y. Zhao, B. Li, D. Ludlow, and X. Zhang "Pumping Capacity and Reliability Study on Silicon-based Cryogenic Micro Pump." in Proceeding of Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show (Nanotech '04). (1 2004). 406-409 - 406-409.
  • Y. Zhao, B. Li, and X. Zhang "Investigation upon Mechanical Properties of Thin Film Silicon under Cryogenic Temperature." in Materials for Space Applications, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings. (1 2004). NN5.6 - NN5.6.
  • Y. Zhao, B. Li, D. Ludlow, and X. Zhang "Mechanical Performance of Silicon Diaphragm for Space Application." in ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and RD&D Expo (ASME '04). (1 2004). IMECE2004-62175 - IMECE2004-62175.
  • Yu,H; Gruntzig,A; Zhao,Y; Sharon,A; Li,B; Zhang,X "Direct writing of 3D microstructures using a scanning laser system." in Symposium on Micro- and Nanosystems held at the 2003 MRS Fall Meeting. (1 2004). 455-460 - 455-460.
  • Zhao,Y; Li,B; Ludlow,D; Zhang,X "Pumping capacity and reliability study on silicon-based cryogenic micro pump." in Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show (Nanotech 2004). (1 2004). 406-409 - 406-409.
  • Y. Zhao, and X. Zhang "In Situ Force Probing for Cardic Myocyte Using Micro PDMS Pillar Array." in Proceeding of the 8th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS '04). (1 2004). xxx-xxx - xxx-xxx.
  • Y. Zhao, H. Yu, B. Li, and X. Zhang "Micro Molded PDMS Structures for Cardiac Myocyte Restoring Force Measurements." in Technical Digest of IEEE Solid-State Sensor and Actuator Workshop (Hilton Head '04). (1 2004). 394-395 - 394-395.
  • Y. Zhao, and X. Zhang "Micropump Evaluation for Cryopreservation in On-chip Cell Culture." in Proceeding of the 8th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences. (1 2004). 82-84 - 82-84.
  • Y. Zhao, and X. Zhang "A Novel Pressure Indicator for Continuous Flow PCR Chip Using Micro Molded PDMS Pillar Arrays." in Applications of Micron and Nanoscale Materials in Biology and Medicine, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings. (1 2004). AA5.10 - AA5.10.

2003

  • H. Yu, A. Gruntzig, Y. Zhao, A. Sharon, B. Li, and X. Zhang "Rapid Prototyping 3D Microstructures on Soft and Rigid Templates Using a Scanning Laser System." in Proceeding of the 7th International Conference on Miniaturized Chemical and BioChemical Analysis Systems (MicroTAS '03). (1 2003). 347-350 - 347-350.

Patents

  • Zhao, Y., and Zeng, H.. "Artificial Compound Eye with Adaptive Microlenses."