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Chen, Lu

Chen, Lu

Postdoctoral Research Associate - IREAP/NIST
Institute for Research in Electronics & Applied Physics
100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20899
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Michael Fu part of NSF project to improve kidney transplant access and decision-making

Fu will develop a decision-support tool to help individual patients decide what transplant option is best for them.

Liangbing Hu’s HighT-Tech Wins 2021 Spinoff Prize

Prize conferred to UMD start-up for innovative catalysis development.

Everitt, Gaitan Granted 2020-2021 Fischell Fellowship

The department has named Fischell Fellows annually since 2003.

UMD Leads New $25M NSF Quantum Leap Challenge Institute for Robust Quantum Simulation

New institute will significantly add to the vibrant quantum research ecosystem established in the mid-Atlantic region.

How tech can fill gaps in mental health care

$1.2M in NSF funding supports researchers’ work to connect patients, clinicians more effectively.

Gong Lab Publishes Two Papers Related to 2D Quantum Materials Sensors and Receives MII Funding

Prof. Gong and students leverage quantum materials to to detect tiny quantities of airborne molecules.

AID India humanitarian group living up to its name in COVID crisis

Founded by University of Maryland students, the non-profit was recently recommended for donations in the New York Times.

Engineering Undergrads Recognized for Excellence

This year, the Clark School honors 70 undergraduates who exemplify the college’s commitment to excellence; five are recognized with Dean’s Awards.

Six UMD Students Win VFS Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarships

Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarships recognize the world’s most talented engineering students interested in vertical flight.

The Internet of Bio-Nano Things

Researchers aim to bridge the gap between microelectronics and biological systems to create next-generation wearables.

Maryland Graduate Engineering Ranked #10 Public in the Nation

From extreme batteries to windows made from wood, Clark School’s trendsetting work ranks it among the country’s Top 10 public engineering schools for the 3rd consecutive year.

Liangbing Hu Elected to the Class of 2021 MRS Fellows

Hu is the first UMD scholar to receive this honor.

Plastic Alternative Made 100% of Wood

Study on strong, biodegradable and recyclable bioplastic published in Nature Sustainability.

In memoriam: Dr. Radhakisan Baheti, NSF ECCS Program Director

Dr. Baheti passed away in March and will be greatly missed by ISR, ECE and the Clark School.

Standing with our Asian-American Community

The Clark School community stands united with our Asian, Asian-American and Pacific Islanders colleagues.

Doyenne Reliability Engineering Program

A fellowship for Mozambican women to pursue graduate education in Reliability Engineering at UMD

UMD Research Sheds Light on Holiday Travel and COVID

Correlations were tracked using mobile device data.

Could Nanocellulose Save Us?

The building blocks of plants may taper our dependency on fossil fuels.

Data-Driven Research, Pandemic Impact Highlighted at TRB

UMD researchers presented new findings, tools, and technologies, including a COVID-19 Impact Dashboard that leverages mobile device data.

UMD-Harvard team wins ARPA-E award for Transformational Energy Technology

Team to develop ultrahigh temperature coatings for jet engines and electricity-generation gas turbines

Going Beyond the Anti-Laser May Enable Long-Range Wireless Power Transfer

A team of researchers have developed an improved technique for wireless power transfer technology that may promise long-range power transmission without narrowly focused and directed energy beams.

Mobile Device Data Could Boost Road Safety for Pedestrians

MTI’s Chenfeng Xiong wins USDOT Safety Data Initiative grant in collaboration with MDOT SHA.

Spanning the Distance to K-12

The Women in Engineering Program shipped nearly 1,500 kits to middle and high school kids, concentrating on communities with traditionally underrepresented populations in STEM.

Gong Paper on Ferroelectric Control of Half-Metallic 2D Electron Gas Published in Nano Letters

Half-metallic 2D electron gas can be both created and polarized by the ferroelectrics in multiferroic superlattice, holding promise for high-efficiency spintronics.

Assistant Professor Cheng Gong Wins IUPAP Young Scientist Award

Prof. Cheng Gong has won IUPAP’s 2020 Young Scientist Award in Semiconductor Physics for his original breakthrough research on two-dimensional quantum materials and devices.

New Markov chain predictive model aids COVID-19 decisionmakers

The research is helping medical team in Wuhan’s Jinyintan Hospital prepare and allocate resources and support decisions.

Real-time Transportation Data Can Improve Triage, Save Lives

New research could help ensure victims get the right care, quickly.

UMD Researchers Design ‘Open’ Lithium-ion Battery

The design bolsters both battery safety and performance.

Quarantines Increasingly Ignored as Some States Partially Reopen

Social Distancing Index declines 12 points nationwide

New, superfast method for ceramic manufacturing could open door to AI-driven materials discovery

UMD engineers have reinvented a 26,000-year-old manufacturing process into an innovative approach to fabricating ceramic materials.

Building a Better, Eco-Friendlier Straw

Newly-published UMD research details a potential breakthrough

BIOE121 Students #KeepLearning with Take-Home Laboratory Kits

Angela Jones, Ph.D. created a series of innovative experiments that her students can perform at home.

High-performance electrolyte solves battery puzzle

UMD poses answer to making a nanostructured battery: a better electrolyte

Clark School Engineers Create Solutions for a Crisis

Engineering labs pivot to produce and distribute hand sanitizer and surgical masks.

Thin Wood Film Amplifies Speaker Technology

UMD study published in Nature Communications.

Institute Hosts AMBIC December Conference, Unveils New Research

AMBIC Industry Board members and other researchers convened to discuss new and ongoing projects.

Chapin, Bowen win in Bioscience Day poster session

The ISR Ph.D. students won in the bioengineering and neuroscience and cognitive science categories.

UMD Researchers Develop Technique to Advance Cell-Based Systems

Autonomous coordination of cell subpopulations highlighted in Nature Communications.

University of Maryland Launches Quantum Technology Center

The new research center will catalyze the development of high-impact quantum technologies.

Making “Smart” Cells Smarter

UMD researchers developed a technique to drive teams of bacteria to work together autonomously.

MTI Briefs World Bank Representatives on New Transportation Research

A World Bank delegation visited campus to learn more about transportation initiatives being developed at UMD.

Making “Smart” Cells Smarter

UMD researchers developed a technique to drive teams of bacteria to work together autonomously.

Building on a Childhood Dream

FPE Alumni Jack Medovich discusses how his education compelled him to start a non-profit geared towards empowering child burn victims.

UMD Engineer Selected for Next Phase of Small Spacecraft Mission

Christine Hartzell is the mission scientist on one of three finalist missions selected by NASA for future small satellites.

Scientists revisit the cold case of cold fusion

Four academic laboratories partner with Google to explore how materials science can help make fusion more accessible.
 

Reversible Chemistry Clears Path for Safer Batteries

UMD and ARL scientists create water-based battery with outstanding performance

UMD Aerospace Engineering Students Receive VFF Scholarships

Six students received scholarships from the Vertical Flight Foundation (VFF), the philanthropic arm of the Vertical Flight Society (VFS).

Li Member of UMD Invention of the Year Award Winning Team

Awards honor inventions with potential for transformative impact on science, society, and the free market.

Wood-based Technology Creates Electricity from Heat

Briber, Das and Hu make novel heat-conversion membrane

UMD Researchers Conduct Field Tests to Evaluate the Atmosphere’s Effect on Lasers

The project is funded under the Office of Naval Research Atmospheric Propagation Studies for High Energy Lasers program.

The App that Fights Congestion, Emissions

UMD transportation engineers develop incenTrip to nudge users toward greener, more efficient travel decisions.

Advance could yield safer, longer-range electric car batteries

Chemical engineers pack more energy in same space for reliable battery.

MTI and Battelle to Build Database for Public-Private Partnerships

The database will help state and local governments know when and how to best engage in P3s.

Study validates face recognition experts, but shows humans perform best with an AI partner

New research combines computer vision research, forensic science, and psychology.

Student Teams Win $5,000 In Scholarship Funding

Radar systems featured in Northrop Grumman Sensing for Autonomous Vehicles Challenge.

Symbiont Health, Co-founded by ECE Major Erich Meissner Wins Pitch Dingman Competition & Do Good Challenge

Erich Meissner and his teammates win UMD's Pitch Dingman Competition and Do Good Challenge for their start-up, Symbiont Health.

BIOE Postdoc Recognized for Early Colon Cancer Detection Research

Prevent Cancer Foundation awards $100,000 grant to Dr. Qinggong Tang.

UMD’s Woehl Research Group Wins Grant to Explore Stability of Nanocomposites

Study will be in Collaboration with Baltimore-Based Pixelligent Technologies.

CEE Experts Active at TRB 97th Annual Meeting

Faculty, staff, and students gave more than 50 presentations during the four-day event.

Stroka Named Outstanding Young Scientist by the Maryland Science Center

BIOE assistant professor honored for tumor cell migration research.

UMD Solar-Powered House Bears Fingerprints of Civil Engineering Students

reACT will make its competition debut in October.

Wood filter removes toxic dye from water

Hu, Das flow water through wood in new use of natural materials

ChBE Student Receives Wells Fellowship

ChBE Ph.D. Student, Chen Gong, is one of three students to receive the 2017 Harry K. Wells Graduate Fellowships from the Clark School of Engineering.

UMD Researchers Make Strides in Schizophrenia Diagnosis Research

Blood test could help doctors more quickly diagnose schizophrenia and other disorders.

BIOE, IBBR Researchers Develop Electrogenetic Device for Activating Gene Expression via Electrodes

System holds promise for study of biological systems, biosensors and bio-hybrid devices.

Technica Becomes Largest All-Women Hackathon

Technica diverges from the typical hackathon as it encourages gender diversification

UMD's Technica Expected to Be Largest All-Women Hackathon in U.S.

This weekend, the University of Maryland will host an anticipated 800 women for Technica.

BioE Capstone 2016: New Projects Focus on Improved Healthcare for Underserved Communities, Pediatric Patients, and More

Affordable RT-PCR for clinical diagnostics, fear mitigation device for pediatric MRIs tie for first place.

Scientists blend coinage metals to obtain alloys better than gold

Scientists at the University of Maryland (UMD) have developed a novel method for altering the light reflected or absorbed by a material by match-making combinations of gold, silver, and copper into various mixtures of metals, or alloys.

AHS Recognizes Six UMD Faculty, Students and Alumni for Contributions to Rotorcraft Research

AHS International awarded six UMD faculty, students and alumni this spring for their contributions in rotorcraft research.

University of Maryland Flies High with Milestone 50th High-Altitude Balloon Launch

University of Maryland Celebrates 50th Launch of the Maryland Space Grant Consortium Balloon Payload Program

Novel Imaging Technique Paves Way for Advancements in Bone Tissue Engineering

BioE Associate Professor Yu Chen receives $1.29M NIH R01 grant to develop system to quantitatively image 3D cell behavior.

Alumnus Wins Canada's Killam Award

Jie Chen recognized for outstanding scholarship and substantial contributions to the scientific community.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowships for Two ChBE Alumnae

Dorsey and Tesfaye win fellowships; alumnus receives Honorable Mention.

UMD, JHU Team up for 3rd Annual Undergraduate Research Day

University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University bioengineering students celebrate research undertakings.

Invention of the Year Finalist: A Revolutionary, High Density, Nanopore Battery

Research team led by Rubloff and Lee develops battery using optimized nanostructure design

ASCE Maryland Hosts Inaugural “Suit Up & Be Civil” Event

Nearly 200 gather for UMD American Society of Civil Engineers event.

Mechanical Engineering Clinches 2015 Alumni Cup Title

Student teams conquer light bulb challenge at 4th annual competition.

UMD Hosts 3D Maryland Expert Group Meeting

Event Highlights 3D Printing, Additive Manufacturing Technologies at UMD

A Billion Holes Can Make a Battery

Battery inside a nanopore has commercial potential

UMD Researchers Use Artificially Engineered Materials to Create Breakthrough for Sound Sensors

"Enhanced Acoustic Sensing through Wave Compression and Pressure Amplification in Anisotropic Metamaterials" published in Nature Communications 

Fourney and Sanford Recognized at Annual SEM Meeting

Associate Dean William Fourney and Professor Emeritus R. J. Sanford receive awards at annual SEM meeting.

2014 Dean's Student Research Awards Announced

Graduate students recognized for high quality engineering research

Clark School Faculty Promotions Announced

Faculty promoted to full professor, associate professor with tenure.

BioE Capstone 2014: New Projects Focus on Cardiological Health, Surgical Tools and More

Students' inventions range from diagnostic devices to accident prevention products.

Twelve Clark School Students Awarded Prestigious NSF Research Fellowships

Fellowships awarded to outstanding students pursuing a research-based graduate degree.

FiscalNote Named Coolest College Startup

Company co-founded by UMD student featured by Inc. Magazine

Tavis Smiley Features Social Innovation Challenge Winners on PRI

Challenge to address hunger, education, and sustainability co-sponsored by UMD

UMD and JHU Students Host Research Fair

University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University bioengineering students joined forces to host the second annual research event.

Foraging Bats Warn Others Away From Their Dinners

UMD researchers find bats produce special sound to keep other bats away from prey.

Tavis Smiley and the University of Maryland Announce Winners of $75K Social Innovation Challenge

Three winners selected among 56 entrants to advance their innovative ideas for broad social impact

Pixelligent Granted Innovation Research Award for Next-Generation OLED Lighting

Pixelligent has raised more than $17 million over the past four and a half years.

Tavis Smiley and UMD Announce Seven Finalists for $75K Social Innovation Challenge

Finalists selected among 56 entries representing 23 states nationwide and District of Columbia.

ECE Students Take Top Prize at Michigan Hackathon for Intelligent Trashcan

Three ECE students win MHacks, a hackathon with more than 1200 students competing.

Fischell Department of Bioengineering to Host 7th Fischell Festival

Annual event invites everyone to learn more about biomedical engineering.

Hinman CEOs Company FiscalNote Raises $1.2 Million from Mark Cuban, NEA, First Round Capital

The seed round is the largest of any student company while in the program.

UMD Team Wins First Place in MaxTech Competition

Team UMD Dryer wins the first place gold medal for their energy saving heat pump dryer.

A Battery Made of Wood?

Wood fibers help nano-scale batteries keep their structure

Undergrads Showcase Innovative Sustainability Design Ideas Developed in New "Energy 101" Course

Student design ideas include a green gym powered by exercise, sustainable floors for sporting arenas, water-powered watch.

Milchberg selected as 2012 OSA Fellow

Professor Howard Milchberg was selected because of his efforts to advance the field of optics.

Chen's Biomedical Imaging Featured in American Center for Physics Art Exhibit

From Here to Infinity examines art inspired and created by science and technology.

Chen Bioimaging Research Wins Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

Grant supports improvements to neural imaging and image-guided neurosurgery.

New NIH Grant to Advance Brain Surgery Robot Development

Research a part of MPowering the State collaboration between UMD, UMB.  

Westmoreland Joins Faculty at U.S. Naval Academy

Sophoria Westmoreland (Ph.D. '12, mechanical engineering) will teach a senior design course at the U.S. Naval Academy.

Alumnus Chen Wins Rosenbluth Award

Research in plasma physics recognized; third such award for students of Howard Milchberg.

The Weird World of "Remote Heating"

Clark School researchers discover nanoscale phenomenon, potential computer speed advantages.

Students Construct Water System for Burkina Faso Health Clinic

Engineers Without Borders chapter installs solar-powered filtration and distribution system for clean water.

New Brain Probe Could Help Surgeons Avoid Blood Vessel Damage

Device developed at the Clark School could help prevent hemorrhages, stroke and death during brain surgery.

New Advance for Alkaline Fuel Cells

Clark School research could improve the performance and cost of low-temperature fuel cells for transportation, electronics.

Preventing Costly, Life-Threatening Catheter Infections

Deutsch Foundation-sponsored Clark School research offers multi-pronged attack on major medical problem.

Sharma Is New University of Houston ME Chair

Mechanical engineering alumnus promoted to full professor, named Bill D. Cook Chair of Mechanical Engineering.

Bacteria Programmed to Re-Create UMD Logo

Feat part of larger body of Clark School research into preventing infections.

Raghavan, DeVoe Introduce New Micromanufacturing Approach in Small

Lab-on-a-chip produces, assembles microparticles in customized order; could be used for drug discovery.

Hoyer Honors UM Solar Decathlon Team

Praise for team entered into the Congressional Record.

Tiny Hairs on Bats' Wings Act as Speedometers

Finding by Clark School researchers could lead to new air speed and stall detectors for aircraft.

Entrepreneurship Endowment to Support Innovation

Hung Chang and Anchen Wang Lin Fund establishes new awards to encourage innovation.

Students Win Regional Cybersecurity Competition

Team will compete against seven other finalists at national competition in San Antonio in April.

Booz Allen Colloquium Series Announced

Leading researchers will discuss cyber-physical systems, NOAA satellites, and dragonfly flight.

UMD Cybersecurity Center Launch Event Set for Dec. 9

Event will feature keynote by Former Director of National Intelligence Mike McConnell.

Bad Virus Put to Good Use

In breakthrough batteries, virally structured nano-electrodes boost energy capacity 10-fold.

A Longer Life for Lithium Ion Batteries

Wang, Guo create longer-lasting electrode using 3D polymer structure, silicon nanoparticles.

Fair Showcases Undergrads' Summer Research

Students present their accomplishments after 11-week research program.

Clark School's CALCE Connects with China

World-class failure analysis, safety modeling laboratory under development.

ExxonMobil Donates to Engineering Societies

Corporate Partner provides funding to assist student groups affected by University budget cuts.

Stopping Bacterial Infections Without Antibiotics

Clark School's nanofactories could be next big step in antimicrobial treatment.

ECE Event Highlights Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Research Review Day showcases technology advancements in electrical and computer engineering.

Professor and Innovator Hung C. Lin Dies at 89

Campus memorial service to be held Wednesday, March 25 at 3:00 pm in the University Chapel.

Cancer Detection Research Wins Grant

Prevent Cancer Foundation to support Chen's biopsy guidance technique.

Reducing Our Lead Footprint

Clark School engineers discover new material to reduce lead in electronics, landfills.

Clark School Students No. 1 in Helicopter Design

Aerospace students win first place in the 25th Annual American Helicopter Design Competition.

UM $50K Business Plan Competition Winners Announced

Six winners were selected from eight finalist teams.

FDA Acting Commissioner Visits Bioengineering

von Eschenbach cites the importance of the FDA's link with the University.

Undergraduate Research Shines at MERIT Fair

National program attracts top students for cross-disciplinary, team-based research.

Chen’s Technology Regrows Missing Teeth

ECE alumnus creates prototype for wireless root stimulator.

Alumnus Wins MIT Technovator Award

Balaji Sampath was recognized for his philanthropic work in India.

Clark School Team Wins Flight Competition for Eighth Year in a Row

The Clark School took first place for the eighth consecutive year in the American Helicopter Society's 22nd Annual Student Design Competition.

Engineers Without Borders Receives Award

UM EWB chapter received 2004 Collaboration Award with Columbia University and UCLA.

Clark School Accomplishments Spring 2002

A list of Clark school accomplishments for Spring 2002