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Principal Investigator

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Hui Li, Phd

Assistant Professor

Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Editorial Board Member, SLAS Technology

Review Editor, Biosensors and Biomolecular Electronics




Postdoc, Johns Hopkins University, 2022

PhD, Pennsylvania State University, 2019

MS, Peking University, 2013

BS, North University of China, 2010

Selected honors

Best Paper Award, IEEE MEMS, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2014.

Top 10 NASA iTech Finalists, National Institute of Aerospace, USA, 2020.

CHEMINAS Young Researcher Poster Award, MicroTAS, 2022. (online)

Current team members

Zeba Urooj

Graduate student

Hope Budny Clymer

Graduate student

Langdon BBriles

Graduate student

Sarowar Alam

Graduate student

Vahidreza Shojaei

Graduate student

Anadil Faruque

Graduate student


Sara Eguizabal Lorenzo, Undergraduate, 2022-2023

We Are Hiring!

We are recruiting graduate students (PhD and Master's), undergraduate and visiting scholars to to join our group, where we develop novel biomedical devices and micro/nanoengineering techniques for personalized pathogen diagnostics and precise disease management. As our research is highly interdisciplinary, we  encourage highly motivated and enthusiastic candicates from Biomedical, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering to apply. Experience in microfluidics, microfabrication, pathogen diagnosis, molecular probing, surface engineering, and/or drug screening is preferred. Success graduate candidate(s) will be financially supported to pursue the corresponding degree.  Please send your CV and research interest to Dr. Hui Li for consideration. More information can be found here.

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