LEE Chengkuo

LEE Chengkuo

LEE Chengkuo

Senior Investigator

elelc@nus.edu.sg

Education

1991-1993  Department of Material Science and Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, M.S.
2004-2007 Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, The State University of New Jersey, M.S.           
2007-2010  Department of Precision Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Ph.D.


Work Experience
1996-1996 MEMS & Packaging Group, Adv. Manufacturing Research Institute, Japan Science and Technology (JST) Fellow

1997-1997 Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Senior Engineer

1997-2001 Department of MEMS Device, Metrodyne Microsystems Co. Ltd., Department Manager.

1997-1998 Department of Electrophysics, National Chiao-Tung University, Adjunct Assistant Professor.
2001-2005 Asia Pacific Microsystems, Inc. (APM, Inc.), Co-founder & Vice President
2001-2005 Institute of Precision Eng., National Chung Hsing Univ., Adjunct Assistant Professor
2005-2009 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Univ. of Singapore, cum Institute of Microelectronics (IME), A*STAR, Assistant Prof. cum joint-appointed position of Senior Member of Technical Staff
2005-2012 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Univ. of Singapore, Assistant Professor
2013-Present Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Univ. of Singapore, Associate Professor
2015-Present Centre for Intelligent Sensors and MEMS, National Univ. of Singapore, Director


Research Interests

Optical MEMS & Infrared MEMS for Consumer Applications and Environment Monitoring
Self-powered wearable and IoT sensors as human-machine interfaces
Triboelectric and piezoelectric energy harvesters
Biomedical MEMS & NEMS Sensors for Implantable Applications
Nanophotonics
THz Metamaterials
Power MEMS & Energy Harvesters
Microfluidics and Lab-on-chips (LoC)
Micro/Nanotechnology for Enabling Transdermal Drug Delivery
Devices and Instruments for Neural Interface Study and Neuro Cells Characterization


Honor & Award

2016 Best Paper Award for the 7th Thai Society of Mechanical Engineers on International Conference on Mechanical Engineering.
2016 Techconnect 2016 National and Global Innovation award on Flexible microneedle skin patch integrated with triboelectric volume sensor and energy harvester.
2016 Best student paper award for 11th IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems (NEMS 2016).
2015 Best paper award (GOLD) on Korea-Singapore International Global Health Forum (KSEASG).
2015 Best Paper Award for IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Workshop Series on Advanced Materials and Processes for RF and THz Applications (IMWS-AMP).
2015 Best paper award finalist (Top 5 papers) for 10th IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems (NEMS 2015).
2015 Outstanding oral paper award finalist for IEEE MEMS 2015.
2014 Poster Paper Award of the 6th International Symposium on Microchemistry & Microsystem (ISMM) 2014.
2014 Two Oral Paper Awards of the 6th International Symposium on Microchemistry and Microsystems (ISMM 2014).
2012 1st Prize for IEEE Region 10 Postgraduate Student Paper Contest 2012.
2012 Young Scientist Silver Award for International Union of Materials Research Societies International Conference on Electronics Materials (IUMRS-ICEM) 2012.
2012 Best Student Paper Award for 17th Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference (OECC) 2012.


Representative Publications

[1] Y. Ma, Y. Chang, B. Dong, J. Wei, W. Liu, and C. Lee, "Heterogeneously Integrated Graphene/Silicon/Halide Waveguide Photodetectors toward Chip-Scale Zero-Bias Long-Wave Infrared Spectroscopic Sensing", ACS Nano, vol. 15, no.6, 10084-10094, 2021.
[2] Z. Sun, M. Zhu, Z. Zhang, Z. Chen, Q. Shi, X. Shan, R. C. H. Yeow and C. Lee, "Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) Enabled Virtual Shop Applications Using Self-powered Sensor Enhanced Soft Robotic Manipulator", Adv. Sci., online published, 2021.
[3] J. Wei, Cheng Xu, Bowei Dong, Cheng-Wei Qiu, and Chengkuo Lee, "Mid-infrared Semimetal Polarization Detectors with Configurable Polarity Transition, Nature Photonics", online published, 2021
[4] M. Zhu, Z. Sun, T. Chen, and C. Lee, "Low cost exoskeleton manipulator using bidirectional triboelectric sensors enhanced multiple degree of freedom sensory system", Nat. Commun., vol.12, 2692, 2021.
[5] J. Zhu, Z. Ren, and C. Lee, "Toward Healthcare Diagnoses by Machine-Learning-Enabled Volatile Organic Compound Identification", ACS Nano, vol. 15, no.1, 894-903, 2021.
[6] J. Wei, Y. Li, L. Wang, W. Liao, B. Dong, C. Xu, C. Zhu, K.-W. Ang, C.-W. Qiu and C. Lee, "Zero-bias mid-infrared graphene photodetectors with bulk photoresponse and calibration-free polarization detection", Nat. Commun., vol.11, 6404, 2020.
[7] T. Jin, Z. Sun, L. Li, Q. Zhang, M. Zhu, Z. Zhang, G. Yuan, T. Chen, Y. Tian, X. Hou and C. Lee, "Triboelectric Nanogenerator Sensors for Soft Robotics Aiming at Digital Twin Applications", Nat. Commun., vol. 11, 5381, 2020.
[8] Q. Shi, Z. Zhang, T. He, Z. Sun, B. Wang, Y. Feng, X. Shan, B. Salam, and C. Lee, "Deep learning enabled smart mats as a scalable floor monitoring system", Nat. Commun., vol. 11, 4609, 2020.
[9] B. Dong, Q. Shi, T. He, S. Zhu, Z. Zhang, Z, Sun, Y, Ma, D, Kwong, and C. Lee, "Wearable Triboelectric/Aluminum Nitride Nano-Energy-Nano-System with Self-Sustainable Photonic Modulation and Continuous Force Sensing", Adv. Sci, vol.7, no.15, 1903636, 2020.
[10] F, Wen, Z, Sun, T, He, Q, Shi, M. Zhu, Z, Zhang, L, Li, T, Zhang, and C. Lee, "Machine Learning Glove Using Self-powered Conductive Superhydrophobic Triboelectric Textile for Gesture, Recognition in VR/AR Applications", Adv. Sci, vol.7, no.14, p. 2000261, 2020.
[11] B, Dong, Y, Yang, Q, Shi, S, Xu, Z, Sun, S, Zhu, Z, Zhang, D, Kwong, G, Zhou, K, Ang, and C. Lee, "Wearable Triboelectric-Human-Machine Interface (THMI) Using Robust Nanophotonic Readout", ACS Nano, vol. 14, pp 8915-8930, 2020.
[12] M, Zhu, Z, Sun, Z, Zhang, Q, Shi, T, He, H, Liu, T, Chen, and C, Lee, "Haptic-Feedback Smart Glove as A Creative Human Machine Interface (HMI) for 4 Virtual/Augmented Reality Applications", Sci. Adv., vol 6, no.19, eaaz8693, 2020.
[13] T, He, H, Wang, J, Wang, X, Tian, F, Wen, Q, Shi, J, Ho, and C, Lee, "Self-Sustainable Wearable Textile Nano-Energy Nano-System (NENS) for Next-Generation Healthcare Applications", Adv. Sci., vol.6, no.24, 1901437, 2019.
[14] Q, Shi and C, Lee, "Self-Powered Bio-Inspired Spider-Net-Coding Interface Using Single-Electrode Triboelectric Nanogenerator", Adv. Sci., vol. 6, no. 15, p. 1900617, 2019.
[15] J. Wang, H. Wang, T. He, B. He, N. Thakor, and C, Lee, "Investigation of Low-current Direct Stimulation for Rehabilitation Treatment Related to Muscle Function Loss Using Self-powered TENG System", Adv. Sci., vol. 6, no. 14, 1900149, 2019.
[16] S. Lee, H. Wang, W. Y. X. Peh, T. He, S.-C. Yen, N. V. Thakor, and Chengkuo Lee, "Mechano-neuromodulation of autonomic pelvic nerve for underactive bladder: A triboelectric neurostimulator integrated with flexible neural clip interface", Nano Energy, vol. 60, p.449-456, 2019.
[17] M. Zhu, Q. Shi, T. He, Z. Yi, Y. Ma, B. Yang, T. Chen, and C, Lee, "Self-Powered and Self-Functional Cotton Sock Using Piezoelectric and Triboelectric Hybrid Mechanism for Healthcare and Sports Monitoring", ACS Nano, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 1940-1952, 2019.
[18] J. Wang, H. Wang, N. Thakor, and C. Lee, "Self-Powered Direct Muscle Stimulation Using a Triboelectric Nanogenerator (TENG) Integrated with a Flexible Multiple-Channel Intramuscular Electrode", ACS Nano, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 3589-3599, 2019.
[19] L. Huang, B. Dong, X, Guo, Y, Chang, N, Chen, X, Huang, W, Liao, C, Zhu, H. Wang, C, Lee and K.-W. Ang, "Waveguide-Integrated Black Phosphorus Photodetector for Mid-Infrared Applications", ACS Nano, vol.13, pp.913-921, 2019.
[20] T, Chen, Q, Shi, M, Zhu, T, He, L, Sun, L, Yang, and C. Lee, "Triboelectric Self-Powered Wearable Flexible Patch as 3D Motion Control Interface for Robotic Manipulator", ACS Nano, vol. 12, no. 11, pp. 11561-11571, 2018.
[21] M, Manjappa, P, Pitchappa, N, Singh, N, Wang, N, Zheludev, C. Lee, and Ranjan Singh, "Reconfigurable MEMS Fano metasurfaces with multiple-input-output states for logic operations at terahertz frequencies", Nature Commun., vol. 9, 4056, 2018.
[22] L, Chen, Q, Shi, Y, Sun, T, Nguyen, C. Lee, and S, Soh, "Controlling Surface Charge Generated by Contact Electrification: Strategies and Applications", Adv. Mater., vol. 30, no. 47, p. 1802405, 2018.
[23] D, Hasan, and C. Lee, "Hybrid Metamaterial Absorber Platform for Sensing of CO2 Gas at Mid-IR", Adv. Sci., vol. 5, no. 5, p. 1700581, 2018.
[24] J. Wang, X. Y. Thow, H. Wang, S. Lee, K. Voges, N. V. Thakor, S.-C. Yen, and Chengkuo Lee, "A Highly-Selective 3D Spiked Ultraflexible Neural (SUN) Interface for Decoding Peripheral Nerve Sensory Information", Adv. Healthcare Mat., vol. 7, no. 5, p. 1700987, 2018.
[25] F. Hassani, R. Mogan, G. Gammad, H. Wang, S. Yen, N. Thakor, and C. Lee, "Toward a Self-Control System for a Neurogenic Underactive Bladder - A Triboelectric Nanogenerator Sensor Integrated with a Bi-Stable Micro-Actuator", ACS Nano, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 3487−3501, 2018.
[26] F. Hassani, W. Y. X. Peh, G. G. L. Gammad, R. P. Mogan, T. K. Ng, T. L. C. Kuo, L. G. Ng, P. Luu, S.-C. Yen, and C. Lee, "A Three-Dimensionally (3D) Printed Implantable Device for Voiding the Bladder using Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) Actuators", Adv. Sci., 1700143, 2017.
[27] S. Lee, W. Y. X. Peh, J. Wang, F. Yang, J. S. Ho, N. V. Thakor, S.-C. Yen, and C. Lee, "Toward Bioelectronic Medicine Neuromodulation of Small Peripheral Nerves Using Flexible Neural Clip (FNC)", Adv. Sci., vol. 4, 1700149, 2017.
[28] H. Wang, G. Pastorin and C. Lee, "Toward Self-powered Wearable Adhesive Skin Patch with Bendable Microneedle Array for Transdermal Drug Delivery", Adv. Sci., vol. 3, no. 9, 1500441, 2016.
[29] Z. Xiang, S. Sheshadri, S.-H. Lee, . Wang, N. Xue, N. V. Thakor, S.-C. Yen and C. Lee, "Mapping of Small Nerve Trunks and Branches Using Adaptive Flexible Electrodes", Adv. Sci., vol.3, no. 9, 1500386, 2016.

[30] Z. Xiang, S.-C. Yen, S. Sheshadri, J. Wang, S. Lee, Y.-H. Liu, L.-D. Liao, N. V. Thakor and C. Lee, "Progress of Flexible Electronics in Neural Interfacing - A Self-Adaptive Non-Invasive Neural Ribbon Electrode for Small Nerves Recording", Adv. Mater., vol. 28, No.22, pp. 4472-4479, 2016.


Patents

More than 35 US and Taiwan patents.


Other Investigators

GUO Yongxin
GUO Yongxin

Principal Investigator
Centre Director

yongxin.guo@nus.edu.sg
HUANG Zhiyong
HUANG Zhiyong

Senior Investigator

dcshuang@nus.edu.sg
KAM Pooi-Yuen
KAM Pooi-Yuen

Adjunct Principal Investigator

py.kam@nus.edu.sg
LIAN Yong
LIAN Yong

Principal Investigator

yong.lian@nusri.cn
LIN Fujiang
LIN Fujiang

Adjunct Principal Investigator

QIU Cheng Wei
QIU Cheng Wei

Senior Investigator

chengwei.qiu@nusri.cn
Roger Zimmermann
Roger Zimmermann

Principal Investigator

rogerz@comp.nus.edu.sg
REN Hongliang
REN Hongliang

Adjunct Senior Investigator

ren@nus.edu.sg
Yung C. LIANG
Yung C. LIANG

Senior Investigator

yc.Liang@nusri.cn
YANG Shining
YANG Shining

Adjunct Principal Investigator

YU Changyuan
YU Changyuan

Adjunct Principal Investigator

changyuan.yu@nusri.cn
YU Haoyong
YU Haoyong

Senior Investigator

bieyhy@nus.edu.sg
ZHANG Naiqian
ZHANG Naiqian

Adjunct Principal Investigator

ZHOU Meisheng
ZHOU Meisheng

Adjunct Principal Investigator

ZHOU Zhiying
ZHOU Zhiying

Senior Investigator

zhiying.zhou@nusri.cn