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Sand's conference paper received IEEE-NEMS 2020 best paper award!


​Dr. Yi Zhang received the Outstanding Reviewer Award from Micromachine.


Dr. Yi Zhang received the Nanyang Outstanding Young Alumni Award from Nanyang Technological University Singapore.


Dr. Yi Zhang received the Innovation Award at the 8th IMCO conference in Shanghai, China


Dr. Yi Zhang received the Microengineering and Nanosystem Summit 2018 Young Scientist Award.

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A. Y. Lee, A.W. Zhou, J. An, C. K. Chua*, Y. Zhang*, Rapid and Reversible 4D-Printing by Contactless Stimulation, Virtual and Physical Prototyping, 2020, 15, 481-495


Y. Zhang*, Magnetic Digital Microfluidics for Point of Care Testing: Where Are We Now? Current Medicinal Chemistry, 2020, DOI: 10.2174/0929867327666200903115448

Y. Shi, H. Zhao, L.K. Chin, Y. Zhang, Optical Potential-Well Array for High-Selectivity, Massive Trapping and Sorting at Nanoscale, Nano Letters, 2020, 20, 7, 5193–5200


S.Y. Chin, V. Dikshit, B.M. Priyadarshini, and Y. Zhang*, Powder-Based 3D printing for the Fabrication of Device with Micro and Mesoscale Features, Micromachine, 2020, 11, 658


B. M. Priyadarshini, V. Dikshit, and Y. Zhang*, 3D-Printed Bioreactors for in vitro Modeling and Analysis, International Journal of Bioprinting, 2020, 2020, 6, 267


L. Cao, W. Luo, Y. X. Wang, J. Zou, R. D. Yan, H. Cai, Y. Zhang, X. L. Hu, C. Jiang, W. J. Fan, X. Q. Zhou, B. Dong, X. S. Luo, G. Q. Lo, Y. X. Wang, Z. W. Xu, S. H. Sun, X. B. Wang, Y. L. Hao, Y. F. Jin, D. L. Kwong, L. C. Kwek and A. Q. Liu, All-on-chip Photonic Measurement-Device-Independent Quantum Key Distribution System, Physical Review Applied, 2020,  14, 011001


Y. Shi, T. Zhu, K.T. Nguyen, Y. Zhang, S. Xiong, P.H. Yap, W. Ser, S. Wang, C.-W. Qiu, C.T. Chan, and A.Q. Liu, Optofluidic Microengine in A Dynamic Flow Environment via Self-Induced Back-Action, ACS Photonics, 2020, 7, 6, 1500–1507


P. Kanitthamniyom, A. Zhou, S. Feng, A.-Q. Liu, S. Vasoo, Y. Zhang*, A 3D-Printed Modular Magnetic Digital Microfluidic Architecture for On-Demand Bioanalysis, Microsystems & Nanoengineering, 2020, 6, 48


R. Wang, Q. Zhang, Y. Zhang, Shi H., Nguyen K.T., Zhou X., Unconventional Split Aptamers Cleaved at Functionally Essential Sites Preserve Biorecognition Capability, Analytical Chemistry, 2019, 91, 15811-15817

Y.Z. Shi, H.T. Zhao, K.T. Nguyen, Y. Zhang*, L.K. Chin, T.T. Zhu, Y.F. Yu, H. Cai, P.H. Yap, P.Y. Liu, S. Xiong, J.B. Zhang, C.-W. Chen, C.T. Chan, A.Q. Liu*, Nanophotonic Array-Induced Dynamic Behavior for Label-Free Shape-Selective Bacteria Sieving, ACS Nano, 2019,13,12070-12080


Y. Zhang* and Tza-Huei Wang, Rapid Generation of Chemical Combinations on A Magnetic Digital Microfluidic Array, 2019, RSC Advances, 9, 21741 - 21747

Y. Zhang*, Three-Dimensional-Printing for Microfluidics or the Other Way Round, 2019, International Journal of Bioprinting, 2019, 5, 192

A. Y. Lee, J. An, C.K. Chua, Y. Zhang, Preliminary investigation of reversible 4D printing of dual layer component, Engineering, DOI: 2019, 5, 1159-1170

S.L. Voon, J. An, G. Wong, Y. Zhang and C.K. Chua, 3D Food Printing: A Categorised Review of Inks and Their Development, Virtual and Physical Prototyping, 2019, 14, 203-218

Y. Zhang*, A. Hu, N. Andini, and S. Yang*, A 'Culture' Shift: Application of Molecular Techniques for Diagnosing Polymicrobial Infections, Biotechnology Advances, 2019, 37, 476-490

P. Kanitthamniyom and Y. Zhang*, Magnetic Digital Microfluidics on A Bioinspired Surface for Point-of-Care Diagnostics of Infectious Disease, Electrophoresis, 2019, 40, 1178-1185 (Cover Page Article)

Y. Zhang, D.Y.S. Lee, A. Farwin, J.Y.Ying, Sieve-Through Vertical Flow Platform for Efficient Liquid Exchange in Particle-Based Assays, Analytica Chemica Acta, 2019, 1051, 94-102

H.T. Zhao, Y. Zhang*, P.Y. Liu, P.H. Yap, W. Ser*, A.Q. Liu*,Chemical Reaction Monitoring via the Light Focusing in Optofluidic Waveguides, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2019, 280, 16-23