Jun Zou



Office: WEB 205I
Phone: 979.862.1640
Fax: 979.845.6259
Email: junzou@tamu.edu

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Research Interests

• Micro sensors, micro actuators and microsystems
• Micro optical and acoustic devices and systems for non-destructive sensing and imaging
• 3D Micro and nanofabrication technologies


Awards & Honors

  • Seno Medical Best Paper Award, SPIE Photonic West: Photons Plus Ultrasound Conference, San Francisco, CA, 2013.
  • Distinguished Paper Award, Digestive Disease Week (DDW), New Orleans, LA, 2010.
  • First-Place Best Poster Award, IEEE Sensor Conference, Lecce, Italy, 2008.


  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002
  • M.S., Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1997
  • B.S., Chongqing University, Chongqing, China, 1994

Selected Publications

J. Yao, L.-D. Wang, J.-M. Yang, K. I. Maslov, T. T. W. Wong, L. Li, C.-H. Huang, J. Zou, and L. V. Wang, “High-speed Label-free Functional Photoacoustic Microscopy of Mouse Brain in Action,” Nature Methods, vol. 12, no. 5, 407-410 2015.

Y. Cho, C.-C. Chang, J. Yu, M. Jeon, C.-H. Kim, L. V. Wang, and Jun Zou, “Handheld photoacoustic tomography probe built using optical-fiber parallel acoustic delay lines,” SPIE Journal of Biomedical Optics, vol. 19, no. 8, pp. 086007, 2014.

P.-C. Chen, S.-J. Hsieh, J. Zou, and C.-C. Chen, “ Selectively dealloyed Ti/TiO2 network nanostructures for supercapacitor application,” Materials Letters, vol. 133, pp. 175–178, 2014.

C.-C. Chang, Y. Cho, and J. Zou, “A micromachined acoustic multiplexer for ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging applications,” IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 514-516, 2014.

H. Hu, Y. Deng, and J. Zou, “A microfluidic smectite-polymer nanocomposite (SPN) strip sensor for aflatoxin detection,” IEEE Sensor Journal, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 1835-1839, 2013.

P.-C. Chen, S.-J. Hsieh, C.-C. Chen, and J. Zou, “Fabrication and characterization of chemically sensitive needle tips with aluminum oxide nanopores for pH indication,” Ceramics International, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 2597-2600, 2013.

C.-H. Huang, J. Yao, L. V. Wang , and J. Zou, "A water-immersible 2-axis scanning mirror microsystem for ultrasound and photoacoustic microscopic imaging applications,” Microsystem Technologies Journal, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 577-582, 2013.

C.-C. Chang, Y. Cho, L. V. Wang, and J. Zou, "Micromachined silicon acoustic delay lines for ultrasound applications," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 025006, 2013.

M. K. Yapici, C. Kim, C-C. Chang, M. Jeon, Z. Guo, X. Cai, J. Zou, and L. V. Wang, "Parallel acoustic delay lines for photoacoustic tomography," SPIE Journal of Biomedical Optics, vol. 17, no. 11, pp. 116019, 2012.

A. Garcia-Uribe, J. Zou, M. Duvic, J. H. Cho-Vega, V. Prieto, and L. V. Wang, “In vivo diagnosis of melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer using oblique incidence diffuse reflectance spectrometry,” Cancer Research, vol. 72, no. 11, pp. 2738-2745, 2012.

C.-C. Chang, A. Garcia-Uribe, J. Zou, and C., L.-S. Morgan, “Micro side-viewing optical probe for VNIR-DRS soil measurement,” IEEE Sensor Journal, vol. 11, no. 10, pp. 2527-2532, 2011.

A. Garcia-Uribe, C.-C. Chang, M. K. Yapaci, J. Zou , B. Banerjee, J. Kuczynski, E. Ong, E. S. Marner, B. H. Levy, and L. V. Wang, “High-transmission-efficiency and side-viewing micro OIDRS probe for fast and minimally-invasive tumor margin detection,” IEEE Sensor Journal, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 891-896, 2011.

H. Lee, R. Cooper, M. K. Yapici, J. Zou, and H. Liang, “Formation of 1-D nanostructures using atomic force microscope,” IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 310-318, 2011.

A. Garcia-Uribe, K. C. Balareddy, J. Zou, L. V. Wang and K. K. Wang, “Micromachined “side-viewing” optical sensor probe for non-invasive detection of esophageal cancers,” Sensor & Actuators, vol. 150, no. 1, pp. 144-150, 2009.

M. K. Yapici and J. Zou, “A novel micromachining technique for the batch fabrication of scanning probe arrays with precisely defined tip contact areas,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 18, no. 8, pp. 085015-22, 2008.

L. Yambem, M. Yapici, and J. Zou, “A universal wireless sensor system for automated environmental event monitoring,” IEEE Sensor Journal, vol.8, no. 3, pp. 238-239, 2008.

J. M. Hong, F. M. Ozkeskin and J. Zou, “Micromachined elastomeric tip array and its application in contact printing with variable dot size and density,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 18, no.1, pp. (015003)1-6, 2008.