• Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Limei Tian

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis – 2014

Research Interests

  • Areas of interest: Biomaterials, biosensors, medical devices, micro/nanotechnology
    • Organic/inorganic hybrid materials for physical, chemical and biological sensors and multifunctional surfaces and interfaces
    • Programmable/reconfigurable materials and systems with tunable properties and functionalities
    • Flexible and stretchable wearable photonics and electronics
    • Unconventional approaches for micro/nanofabrication

Awards & Honors

  • Young Faculty Fellow Award, TEES, 2023
  • NIGMS R35 Maximizing Investigators' Research Award, National Institutes of Health, 2022
  • NIBIB Trailblazer Award, National Institutes of Health, 2020
  • Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, 2015
  • Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad, 2014
  • Graduate Student Award in Materials Research Society-Fall Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 2013
  • 1st prize in 18th Washington University Annual Graduate Research Symposium, 2013
  • NSF Summer Institute on Nanomechanics, Nanomaterials, and Micro/Nanomanufacturing fellowship, 2011