News

May 2017 - PhD student, Taewoo Ha, passed thesis proposal.

Congratulations to Taewoo!

May 2017 - PhD student, Christopher J. Brennan, passed thesis proposal.

Congratulations to Chris!

March 2017 - Undergraduate researcher, Irene Agnes Kuang, earned the distinction of 2nd place for the upperclassmen award in the Poster Exhibition on Engineering Research out of more than 80 posters

Congratulations to Irene!

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March 2017 - MSE PhD student, Danny Sanchez, received 2017 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship.

Congratulations to Danny!

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March 2017 - Explore UT - Lu Lab of Stretchable and Bio-Integrated Electronics

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September 2016 - Liu Wang received the CSE Harry Philip Whitworth Endowed Graduate Fellowship

Congratulations, Liu!

September 2016 - Danny Sanchez received the CSE Multiyear Fellowship

Congratulations, Danny!

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June 2016 - CREATatUT - Lu Lab

http://www.engr.utexas.edu/wep/k12/createatut

2016 CREATatUT 02   2016 CREATatUT 01

April 14 Rocky defended his dissertation today

Congratulations to Dr. Yang!

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March 2016

Lu lab epidermal electronics got featured as one of the five stories on innovate.utexas.edu: http://innovate.utexas.edu/nanshu-lu/ 

February 2016 - Dr. Lu Gave an Invited Talk at BodyHacking Con

Dr. Lu gave an invited talk entitled "Epidermal Sensor Systems for Bodyhacking" in the Bodyhacking Con

February 2016 - Danny received the GEM fellowship

daniel a sanchezCongratulations, Danny!

February 2016 - Dr. Lu's interview with Livescience is online

Body Bioelectronics: 5 Technologies that Could Flex with You

January 2016 - Dr. Lu Gave an Invited Talk at TAMEST

TAMEST 2016Talk on Youtube

September 2015 - Cost and time effective manufacture of wearable electronic health patches

Our Advanced Materials paper "'Cut-and-Paste' Manufacture of Multiparametric Epidermal Sensor Systems" has been featured by UT AustinUT Cockrell School of Engineering, SmithsonianScience Daily, R&D Mag, Dotmed, Mobihealthnews, AOLEngadget, and WT VOX (UK).

August 2015 - Dr. Lu Gave an Invited Talk at ACS Boston

Dr. Lu gave an invited talk entitled "Adhesion Enhanced by Octopus-Inspired Miniaturized Suction Cups" @ Division of Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering in the 250th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition. We thank the organizers for the invitation!

August 2015 - Jason He received Charles W. Tolbert Endowed Presidential Scholarship in ECE

Jason he170"Merit-based scholarship support to outstanding UT Austin students". 

Strong work, Jason. 

Link to Charles W. Tolbert Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Electrical and Computer Engineering 

July 2015 - Taewoo Ha received Charles M. Simmons Endowed Presidential Fellowship in Engineering

taewoo"To recognize and support exceptional graduate students" of the University of Texas at Austin. 

Congratulations, Taewoo. 

Link to Charles M. Simmons Endowed Presidential Fellowship 

July 2015 - Ying-Chen Chen received George J. Heuer, Jr. Ph.D. Endowed Graduate Fellowship

ying chen"To recognize and support exceptional graduate students" of the University of Texas at Austin. 

Good job, Ying-Chen. 

Link to George J. Heuer, Jr. Ph.D. Endowed Graduate Fellowship

July 2015 - Liu Wang received Raynor L. Duncombe Endowed Fellowship in Aerospace Engineering

liu wang"To recognize and support exceptional graduate students" of the University of Texas at Austin. 

Nicely done, Liu. 

Link to Raynor L. Duncombe Endowed Fellowship in Aerospace Engineering

July 2015 - Hsiao-Yu (Sherry) Chang defended her Ph.D. thesis

Congratulations, Dr. Chang. An exciting career is ahead of you. 

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July 2015 - Ying-Chen Chen received Taiwan Ministry of Education Technologies Incubation Scholarship

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Taiwan Ministry of Education Technologies Incubation Scholarship (尖端科技人才培育獎學金)

Wow, what a recognition, Ying-Chen. 

July 2015 - Dr. Lu Received Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Innovation and Career Development Award

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May 2015 - Shixuan (Rocky) Yang passed his Ph.D. thesis proposal

Congratulations Rocky, on becoming a Ph.D. candidate!shixuan rocky yang

May 2015 - Dr. Lu received ONR Young Investigator Award

ONRONR 2015 Young Investigator Award Recipients

Nanshu Lu Wins ONR Young Investigator Award for Health-Related Wearable Electronics

Thank you ONR, for believing in our ideas.  

July 2014 - Chris Brennan is awarded the Dr. Brooks Carlton Fowler Endowed Presidential Graduate Fellowship in Electrical and Computer Engineering

christopher j brennan"To recognize and support exceptional graduate students" of the University of Texas at Austin.

Congratulations, Chris.

Link to Dr. Brooks Carlton Fowler Endowed Presidential Graduate Fellowship 

May 2014 - Dr. Lu received 3M non-tenured faculty award (NTFA)

3M logoIn addition to a monetary gift, as the NTFA awardee, Dr. Lu is also invited to attend the 3M Science and Engineering Faculty Day (SEFD) event on June 10th and 11th, 2014 at the 3M Center in St. Paul, MN. 

Thank you 3M, for supporting our research. 

April 2014 - Our prospective Master student (and current rock star undergrad researcher), Luke Nicolini, received a CSE recruiting fellowship

Luke Nicolini"Prestigious awards funded by the Graduate School to attract top quality graduate students to The University of Texas (UT)."

Congratulations and keep up the good work, Luke.

April 2014 - Our prospective PhD student, Kristen Hansen, received Graduate School Diversity Mentoring Fellowship and CSE recruiting fellowship

kristen hansenDiversity Mentoring Fellowship "is to help outstanding new graduate students to campus that add to the diversity of our campus and mentor them."

CSE recruiting fellowships are "prestigious awards funded by the Graduate School to attract top quality graduate students to The University of Texas (UT)."

Welcome and congratulations, Kristen!

April 2014 - Media report "multifunctional wearable devices for diagnosis and therapy of movement disorders"

WEB VERSION Final Orange Nature Press SiteOur collaborative paper on Nature Nanotechnology "Multifunctional wearable devices for diagnosis and therapy of movement disorders" has been reported by Nature News, Science Now, MIT Technology Review, and so on.

March 2014 - Explore UT - Lu Lab of Stretchable and Bio-Integrated Electronics

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February 2014 - Media report "3D electronic heart sock"

ht rabbit heart2 3D wy 140403 16x9 608ABC News - "3D Printer Produces Custom-Made Pacemaker"; Technology Review - "Heart Implants, 3-D-Printed to Order"; National Geographic - "An Electric Sock For the Heart".

February 2014 - Dr. Lu received NSF CAREER Award

NSF LogoFour UT Austin Engineers Receive NSF CAREER Awards

Nanshu Lu Receives NSF CAREER Award for Flexible, Wearable Electronics Research

Thank you NSF, for recognizing our ideas. 

October 2013 - Shixuan Yang and Shutao Qiao received Haythornthwaite Foundation Travel Award to attend ASME 2013 IMECE

shixuan rocky yangLukeThank you Haythornthwaite Foundation. 

Congratulations, Rocky and Shutao. 

 

September 2013 - Dr. Lu is invited to speak at the 2013 US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

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2013 US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Nanshu Lu Selected to Speak at Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

August 2013 - Shixuan (Rocky) Yang and Yalin Yu received George J. Heuer, Jr. Ph.D. Endowed Graduate Fellowship

Congratulations, Rocky and Sandy!

August 2013 - Shutao Qiao received Eugene A. Ripperger Scholarship

Congratulations, Shutao!

July 2013 - Dr. Lu became associate editor of Soft Robotics

The preview issue of Soft Robotics was published in July 2013 by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. 

May 2013 - Shixuan Yang received PACAM XIII travel award

Congratulations, Rocky! (PACAM XIII)

February 2013 - Dr. Lu Received Netexplo 2013 Grand Prix at Paris, France

Netexplo Award Winner, Nanshu LU (China) for Electronic Tattoos

November 2012 - Dr. Lu became Associate Editor of Soft Robotics

Soft Robotics is an innovative peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the science and engineering of soft materials in mobile machines. The Journal breaks new ground as the first to answer the urgent need for research on robotic technology that can safely interact with living systems and function in complex natural or human-built environments. Meet the Editorial Board.

October 2012 - Dr. Lu Received Haythornthwaite Foundation Research Initiation Grant

ASME Applied Mechanics Division - "Haythornthwaite Foundation Research Initiation Grant"

August 2012 - Fingertip Electronics

Science NOW - “Smart Fingertips Pave the Way for Virtual Sensation”; Wall Street Journal - “Gloves With a Smart Fit”; Nanowerk - “Electronic sensing with your fingertips”; Science Daily - “The power to heal at the tips of your fingers”, New Scientist - “Fingertip tingle enhances a surgeon's sense of touch”, Innovation News Daily - “Wearable Electronics Pave Way for Smart Surgical Gloves”.

August 2012 - Dr. Lu Selected to 2012 TR35

Technology Review - "Nanshu Lu, 29"; UT Austin Cockrell School of Engineering - "Engineering Professors Honored as Two of the World's Top Young Innovators"; UT Austin Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics - "Nanshu Lu Recognized as One of the World's Top Young Innovators"; Harvard SEAS - "Nanshu Lu (Ph.D. '09), engineer of 'electronic tattoos,' named to TR35";中国新闻网 - "2012年度全球青年发明家公布获选名单 华裔占10席"; 清华大学新闻网 - "三位校友获得世界杰出青年创新奖".

August 2011 - Epidermal Electronics

Science Now - "Electronic Skin"; Science Perspectives (Commentary) - "An Electronic Second Skin"; Nature News - Electronic SkinCNN News - "Tattoos good for your heart?"; BBC News -"Electronic Tattoo"; Chemical Engineering News - "Electronic Skin"; Technology Review - "Stick-On Electronic Tattoos"; Popular Science - "Epidermal Electronics"; ZDNet - "A Better Wearable Brain-Computer Interface"; TIME Healthland - "Can a Tiny Electronic Tattoo Measure Your Vital Signs?"; Financial Times - "Smart Skin"; Electronics Weekly - "Electronics Stretch Like Skin"; io9 Science Blog - "Electronic Circuits"; Gizmag - "Skin Mounted Electronics

May 2011 - Multifunctional Balloon Catheter

Nature - Stretchy Electronics Promise Speedier Heart SurgeryScience News - "Stretchy Electronics Aid Heart Surgery"; Technology Review - "A Stretchy Sensing Tool for Surgery"; Nature Asia - "Embedding Sensors on Balloon Catheters"; Smart Planet - "Sensor-bedazzled Balloon Catheter"; Daily News & Analysis - "All-in-one Cardiac Catheter to Make Heart Surgeries Simpler, Better".