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Researcher: Hongrui Jiang

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Areas of Expertise
  • Applied physics
  • Computing
  • Information
  • Power
  • Microelectromechanical system
  • Microsensors and microactuators
  • BioMEMS and micro-optics
  • Microfluidics
  • Lab on chips
  • Biomimetics and bioinspiration
  • Smart materials and microstructures
  • MEMS based RF passive components and their applications in radio-frequency (RF) IC
  • MEMS sensors and actuators, especially biological MEMS (BioMEMS) and optical MEMS (or micro opto electro mechanical systems - MOEMS)
  • Biological/chemical sensing and optofluidics
  • Bioinspiration
Web Site Hongrui Jiang's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
  • 9,299,503 - Recovering performance of degraded solar cells with electrical pulses, issued March 2016.
  • 9,193,816 - Infrared light- and thermal-responsive graphene oxide hydrogel polymer composites, issued November 2015.
  • 9,065,156 - Photovoltaic capacitor for direct solar energy conversion and storage, issued June 2015.
  • 8,925,373 - Microfluidic device integrating sensing element and method, issued January 2015.
  • 7,940,468 - Variable-focus lens assembly, issued May 2011.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20150270591 - Method of storing electron hole pairs, published September 2015.
  • 20150192712 - Fresnel zone plate, published July 2015.
  • 20140253870 - Variable-focus lens system, published September 2014.
  • 20140251417 - Recovering performance of degraded solar cells with electrical pulses, published September 2014.
  • 20140238488 - Passive solar tracking system to enhance solar cell output, published August 2014.
Recent Publication(s)
  • A fluidically tunable, dual-band patch antenna with closely spaced bands of operation. Bhattacharjee T, Jiang H, Behdad N. IEEE Antennas Wireless Propag. Lett. 2016;15(1):118-121. doi: 10.1109/LAWP.2015.2432575.

  • Remote axial tuning in microscopy utilizing hydrogel-driven tunable liquid lens. Kanhere A, Lin G, Jiang H. J Microelectromech Syst. 2016;25(2):304-310. doi: 10.1109/JMEMS.2016.2518922.

  • Large-scale fluidic tuning of subwavelength periodic structures. Bhattacharjee T, Jiang H, Behdad N. IEEE Antennas Wireless Propag. Lett. 2015;14(1):190-193. doi: 10.1109/LAWP.2014.2359387.

  • A fluidic colorimetric sensor design for water hardness detection. Bhattacharjee T, Jiang H, Behdad N. IEEE Sensors J. 2015;15(2):819-826. doi: 10.1109/JSEN.2014.2351813.

View Hongrui Jiang's publications at Google Scholar.
Recent Artistic Works
  • Wisconsin Center for Applied Microelectronics
Research Tools
Research Facilities Micro-Nano Sensors and Actuators Lab (MNSA)
E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-265-9418
Current University UW–Madison
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Title Professor
Other Appointments
Address Line 1 3440 Engineering Hall
Address Line 2 1415 Engineering Drive
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree B.S., Peking University, Physics, 1995
Master's Degree M.S., Cornell University, Electrical Engineering, 1999
PhD Ph.D., Cornell University, Electircal Engineering, 2001
Other Degrees
Technologies Available for Licensing Bioagent Detection Device

Self-Regulating Microsystem that Integrates Silicon- and Polymer-Based MEMS Platforms

Variable-Focus Lens Assembly

Detecting and Determining the Concentration of a Target Bioagent

“Super” Artificial Compound Eyes Formed from Microlenses

Robust Biological and Chemical Detection Method and Microfluidic Device with Liquid Crystal Sensing Element

Improved Infrared-Responsive Hydrogel for Use in Microfluidics and Optics

Tunable, Silicon-Based Fresnel Lenses

Photovoltaic Capacitor for Direct Solar Energy Conversion and Storage

Solar Cells Track Sun

Prolonging Solar Cell Life

More Flexible Microlens Assembly