The Group

Spring 2021

Currently, we have around 32 researchers, including 7 post-doctoral scholars and visiting professors, 13 graduate students, 1 visiting student and 11 undergraduate students. The team members have a broad background in engineering, sciences and medicine.

We welcome students and post-docs from all backgrounds and encourage participation of scientists from diverse underrepresented groups.

Current Members


Post-doctoral and Visiting Scholars/Professors:
Dr. Hazhir Teymourian (Iran), Dr. Eva Vargas Orgaz (Spain), Dr. Yugender Kotagiri (India), Dr. Jong-Min Moon (S. Korea), Dr. Kuldeep Mahato (India), Dr. Víctor Ruiz-Valdepeñas Montiel (Spain).

Graduate Students:
Cristian Silva (Mexico), Farshad Tehrani (USA), Rodolfo Mundaca Uribe (Chile), Ernesto De La Paz (Mexico), Fangyu Zhang (China), Lu Yin (China), Zhengxing Li (China), Amal Abbas (S. Arabia), Samar Sandhu (India), Maria Reynoso (Mexico), Nelly Askarinam (USA), Weichen Wei (China), Andres Duvvuri (USA), Tatiana Podhajny-rey (USA).

Undergraduate Researchers:
Nicholas Tostado,  Andre N Silva, Mingyao Xu, Allison Furmidge, Olivier Rogers, Ruixiao Liu, Nickey Huang, Connor Wicker, Jose Morales.

Visiting Students: Mahshid Najafi (Iran). Amira Ben Hassine (Tunisia)

NBE 2021 : Virtual Farewell for Juliane and Emil

NBE 2021: May 2014

NBE 2013: Party time

Group photo New Year – 2021 

2018 NBE Photo

Group photo in January 2018

Group photo in May 2017

Group photo in Aug 2016 

Group photo in Nov 2015

Group photo in Sept 2014

Group Photo
June 2013

NBE Team – December 2012 in our new SME Building 

Manesh’s Farewell Party
Sepatember 2010

DNA Dream Team, 1995 (with Palecek and Rivas)

Group Photo — January
2005

Group Photo
2003

The Group’s History

Alumni – Former Post Docs and Visiting Professors and Scholars (over 300): Wang group alumni are widely distributed in universities, industries, and national labs across the globe:

Dr. Jiri Zima (Czech Republic)
Dr. Guodong Liu (Professor, U. Dakota)
Dr. Mohammad Rasul Jan (Pakistan)
Dr. Maria Pedrero (Madrid, Spain)
Dr. Mika Vuki (Fiji)
Prof. Guoqing Pan (China)
Dr. Eskil Sahlin (Sweden)
Dr. Tibor Hianik (Professor-Slovakia)
Dr.  Sirilak Sattayasamitsathit (USA)
Prof. Arkadi Karyakin (Russia)
Prof. Alison J. Downard (New Zealand)
Dr. Jose Luiz Lopez Paz (Spain)
Prof. Soledad Bollo Dragnic (Chile)
Prof. Xueji Zhang (Director/Dean, China)
Dr. E. Palecek (Professor-Czech Republic)
Dr. E. Sucman (Czech Republic)
Dr. C. Neuhold (Austria; Roche Diagnostics)
Dr. D. Diamond (Professor-Ireland)
Dr. C. Yarnitzky (Israel)
Dr. A. Cizewski (Poland)
Dr. W. Kubiak (Professor-Poland)
Dr. Ulla Wollenberger (Germany)
Prof. Saverio Mannino (Italy)
Prof. Carlo Macca (Italy)
Dr. Kim Rogers (US EPA)
Prof. Gustavo Rivas (Editor-Argentina)
Dr. Haruki Shiraishi (Japan)
Dr. P. Tuzhi (China)
Dr. Mian Jiang (China)
Prof. Lucio Angnes (Professor-Brazil)
Dr. P. Farias (Brazil)
Prof. Alain Walcarius (France)
Dr. D. Grant (Canada)
Dr. M. Ozsoz (Professor-Dean-Turkey)
Dr. J. Reviejo (Spain)
Prof. E. Romero (Vigo, Spain)
Prof. Manolo Chicarro ( Spain)
Dr. J. Fernandes (Brazil)
Prof. Xu Danke (Nanjing, China)
Prof. S. Daniele (Venice, Italy)
Dr. S. Hocevar (Slovenia)
Nagwa Abo El-Maali (Egypt)
Dr. Ulku Anik (Turkey)
Prof. Arzum Erdem (Professor-Turkey)
Prof. Alberto Escarpa (Alcala, Spain)
Dr. William Adeniyi (NC)Dr.
Prof. Martin Pumera (Prof., Prague)
Dr. Lourdes Agui (Spain)
Dr. Chad Prior (Australia)
Dr. Anne Walter (Germany)
Dr. Michal Galik (Czech Rep.)
Prof. Maika Vuki (U. Guam)
Dr. Shankar G. Balasubrama ( IL Inc., USA)
Dr. KM Manesh (Illumina Inc. USA)
Dr. S. Padmanbhan (MouthSense Inc.)
Prof. Aysegul Uygun (Turkey)
Dr. Ming Zhou (China)
Prof. Jonathan Claussen (Iowa State U., USA)
Prof. Filiz Kuralay (Turkey)
Dr. Xavi Ceto (Spain)
Denise Molinnus (Germany)
Prof. Seung H. Kim (S. Korea)
Prof. Yun Xiang ( PR China)
Dr. Tomas Guinovart (Spain)
Huanhuan Kou (China)
Diana V. Garcia (Spain)
Dr. Barbara Brunetti (Milan, Italy)
Ya-Chieh (Dana) Li (Taiwan)
Dr. Andrea Bullbarello (DSM Inc,Swiss)
Yuri Fedorak (Cymer Inc.,USA)
Renfeng Dong (China)
Prof. Stefano Cinti (Italy)
Dr. Wenzhao Jia (Siemens Inc., Boston)
Prof. Sang-Jin Lee (S. Korea)
Dr. Alexander Trifonov (Russia)

Dr. Gabriela Valdes Ramirez (Mexico)
Dr. Beatriz Jurado-Sanchez (Spain)
Dr. Tianlong Li (Harbin, China)
Tanja Zidaric (Slovenia)
Dr. Virendra V. Singh (India)
Thomas Cho (USA)
Daniela Baez (Chile)
Mariana Alarcon-Correa (Colombia)
Dr. Mingli Xu (China)
Gregor  Marlott (Slovenia)
Dr. Adriana Pavinatto (Brazil)
Dr. Wenjuan Liu (China)
Dr. Lee Hubble (CSIRO, Australia)
Dr. Gongyi Li (China)
Dr. Tatsuo Nakagawa (Hitachi, Japan)
Dr. Jung-Min You (Samsung Inc., S. Korea)
Dr. Vinu Mohan (CECRI-India)
Dr. Xiaolong Lu (China)
Dr. Nan Zhu (China)
Ta-Yu Huang (Taiwan)
Dr. Bianca Cui (Romania)
Mohammad Alsoraya (Saudi A.)
Dr. Chen Chuanrui (China)
Dr. Paulo A. R. Pereira (Brazil)
Dr. Rupesh Mishra (Professor India)
Dr. Doris Ramirez (Mexico)
Dr. Mona Ali Abdelmonem (Egypt)
Dr. Songsong Tang (China)
Wanxin Tang (China)
Dr. Kyeongnam Kim (S. Korea)
Dr. Luwen Wang (China)
Leonardo Marchiori (Brazil)
Dr. Young-Geun Ha (S. Korea)
Fanan Wei (China)
Eloy Povedano Muñumel (Spain)
Thitaporn Sonsa-ard (Thailand)
Dr. Fei Wang (China)
Oscar Rincón (Spain)
Dr. Miquel Albareda (Spain)
Dr. Arben Merkoçi (Professor-Spain)
Dr. Bala Deshmukh ( DOW Inc)
Dr. Jianmin Wang (China)
D. D. Leech (Professor-Ireland)
Dr. H. Tobias (Israel)
M. Schomaker (Roche, Germany)
Dr. E. Dempsey (Professor, Ireland)
Dr. Jianwei Mo (China)
Dr. X. Cai (China-now Nova Biomed.)
Dr. Mohammad Jan (Pakistan)
Dr. Arun Kumar (India)
Dr. Jongman Park (Korea)
Dr. Alexander Muck (Czech Republic)
Dr. Matteo Scampicchio (Professor, Italy)
Prof. Yuhue Lin (Washington State Univ)
Dr. Jinhua Dai (China)
Prof. Bernard Munge (USA)
Dr. Nathan Lawrence (Cambridge, England)
Dr. Jan Fischer (Czech Republic)
Dr. Antonio Blasco (Spain)
Dr. Joshua Oni (Nigeria)
Dr. Alberto Sanchez (Spain)
Dr. Federica Valetini (Italy)
Weena Siangproh (Thailand)
Carolin Lau (Germany)
Travis Yarlagadda (USA)
Ziad Taha (Jordan)
Prof. Gerd-Uwe Flechsig (SUNY Albany)
Jacob A. Hansen (Denmark)
Bassan Freiha (Syria)
Suchera Loyprasert (Thailand)
Olga Garcia-Gonzalez (Spain)
Prof. Abdel Nasser Kawde (Egypt)
Dr. Ning Bao (China)
Apon Nummuam (Thailand)

Dr. Evandro Piccin (Brazil)
Dr. Nicolo Dossi (Trieste, Italy)
Prof. Rodrigo A. Munoz (Brazil)
Oscar A.L. Fernandez (Spain)
Martin McMullan (Ireland)
Avi Cagan (Israel)
Jared Burdick (Intel, Portland)
Andrea Lynn Kagie (USA)
Javad Zadie (USA)
Dr. Xiliang Luo (China)
Dr. Chongdee Thammakhet (Thailand)
Dr. Karel Cizek (Czech Rep.)
Prof. Karin  Chumbimuni-Torres (UCF, Florida)
Dr. Percy M. Calvo (Peru, Central Florida)
Prof. Jie Wu (Nanjing U., PR China)
Prof.  Maria Jesus Lobo (Spain)
Prof.  K.K. Shiu (Hong Kong)
Dr. M.C. Chuang (Taiwan)
Prof. Isao Shitanda (Japan)
Prof. Susana  Campuzano Ruiz (Spain)
Prof.  Nandi Zhou (China)
Dr. Maria Guix (Spain)
Dr. Miguel Garcia (Spain)
Vinci Hung (Canada)
Mattia D’Agostino (Italy)
Guanzhi Cheng (PR China)
Dr. Xiao-Miao Feng (PR China),
Prof. Zhanjun Yang (PR China)
Yonge Gu (PR China)
Prof. Rafael Vazquez-Duhalt (Mexico)
Dr.  Aoife O’Mahony (Ireland)
Dr. Sheela Berchmans (India)
Dr. Luis Santos (Portugal)
Prof. Ceren Yardimci (Turkey)
Dr. Jahir Orozco (Max Planck, Colombia)
William R. de Araujo (Brazil)
Zhiguang Wu (China)
Julian Ramirez (UCSD)
Prof. Tailin Xu (China)
Prof. Murat Uygun (Turkey)
Prof. Deniz Uygun (Turkey)
Denis De Oliveira (France)
Melek Kiristi (Turkey)
Prof. Hongfang Zhang (China)
Sandra Abellan (Spain)
Denise Sales (Brazil)
Kevin Kaufmann (USA)
Dr. Paula Diez (Spain)
Prof. Jorge Delezuk (Federal Univ., Brazil)
Dr. Aleksandar Karajic (Serbia)
Dr. Aída Galán (Spain)
Dr. Wael Talaat (Egypt)
Dr. Wi Hyoung Lee (S. Korea)
Dr. Alan Campbell (Biolinq Inc., USA)
Dr. Tae Sung Oh (S. Korea)
Ece Eskin (Turkey)
Dr. Sarah Goodchild (UK)
Dr. Mara Beltan (Mexico)
Dr. Gulcin Bolat (Turkey)
Dr. Jan Špaček (The Czech Republic)
Dr. Carmen Mayorga (The Czech Republic)
Dr. Amir Nourhani (Univ Akron)
Dr. Zhanhong Li (China)
Dr. Marcello Mascini (Italy)
Dr. Tamas Szabo (Hungary)
Prof. Sadagopan Krishnan (Oklahoma S. Uni)
Dr. Ahmed Abdelhamid (Egypt)
Chochanon Moonla (Thailand)
Dr. Berta Estaban (Dexcom Inc, USA)
Dr. Lekshmy Venugopalan (Professor, India)
Dr. Abbas Barfidokht (Radiometer, USA)
Chao Zhou (China)
Dr. Jae-Min, Jeong (S. Korea)
Mengzhu Cao (China)

Former Graduate Students (PhD):

Professor. H. Dewald, 1985 (Dean, Ohio University)
Dr. L. Hutchins, 1986 (VP, Johnson &Johnson)
Prof. T. Golden (University of N. Texas)
Dr. M.S.  Lin (Tamsui University, Taiwan)
Dr. M. Bonakdar (Alcon Inc-TX)
Dr. Q. Chen (Cygness Inc.)
Dr. Hennig Sakslund (Swiss)
Dr. J. Mahmoud (EP Community College)
Dr. Baomin Tian (Alberta, Canada)
Dr. Daniel Kagan, 2012 (USA)
Dr. Joshua Windmiller,2012 (CEO Biolinq Inc, USA)
Prof. Jinxing Li, 2017 (Faculty, Michigan State U.)
Dr. Itthipon Jeerapan, 2019 (Prof. Thailand)
Dr. Juliane R. Sempionatto,2021 (Caltech)
Dr. Miguel Lopez (Mexico)

Dr. L. Chen (China)
Dr. Madhu Prakash Chatrathi (NRL)
Dr. Abdel-Nasser Kawde (University of Petroleum, Saudi Arabia)
Dr. Ronen Polsky, 2005 (Sandia NL)
Dr. Mustafa Musameh, 2006 (CSIRO, Australia)
Dr. Randhir Deo (Prof. Arizona)
Dr. Sompong Thongngamdee (Thailand)
Dr. P. Pamidi (Director, IL Inc., Boston)
Dr. T. Martinez (USA)
Prof. Wei Gao, 2014 (Faculty, Caltech, CA)
Prof. Amay J. Bandodkar, 2016 (Faculty, NCSU)
Prof. Jayoung Kim, 2018 (Faculty, Yonsei University)
Dr. Fernando Soto Alvarez, 2019 (Stanford U)
Dr. Emil Karshalev, 2020 (Caltech) 

Group Picnic 2007 (ASU)

‘Wang’s Spanish Team’ 2011

Our Spanish coworkers over the past 20 years (meeting in Alcala University, 11-2011).

Alumni Reunion – Prague 2008

Turkish Team: Reunion in Izmir (2015)

Wang’s Group in ESEAC 2016 (Bath, UK)

Group Meeting in Beijing-2017

Group Meeting in China
2017

Group Photo-Dinner Time ESEAC
2018

Group meeting in Brno JW70 Symposium
2018

Nanomachines Group Dinner
(Harbin-China-2019)

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