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2017

  • [August 08, 2017] Bingxi and Yongchen's paper entitled "Flexible Photocatalytic Composite Film of ZnO-microrods/Polypyrrole" is accepted for publication in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. Congrats!
  • [June 28, 2017] Prof. Guo wins prestigious DARPA Young Faculty Award. Great thanks to DARPA for supporting our biocircuit engineering research! Read our department's news report here.

  • [March 30, 2017] Yongchen's paper entitled "Cytotoxicity of ZnO Nanowire Arrays on Excitable Cells" is accepted for publication in a special issue in Nanomaterials. Congrats!
  • [March 02, 2017] Prof. Guo is elected to Senior Member of IEEE.

 

2016

  • [December 27, 2016] We are awarded an Institute for Materials Research Facility Grant to support our proposal titled “Flexible Photocatalytic Films of Polypyrrole/ZnO-Nanorods for Wearable Solar Cells”. Thanks to the Institute for Materials Research (IMR) for the support!
  • [December 15, 2016] Our paper entitled "The Pursuit of Chronically Reliable Neural Interfaces: A Materials Perspective" is published online in Frontiers in Neuroscience, section Neural Technology.
  • [December 13, 2016] Our book chapter entitled "Conducting Polymers as Smart Materials for Tissue Engineering" is published in Smart Materials for Tissue Engineering: Fundamental Principles by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
  • [December 09, 2016] Prof. Guo is invited to participate in an NSF review panel.
  • [November 21, 2016] Prof. Guo is invited to speak at the 2017 EITA Conference on New Materials, Nanotechnology and New Energy to be held on July 1, 2017 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  • [November 16, 2016] Our paper entitled "A Stretchable Microneedle Electrode Array for Stimulating and Measuring Intramuscular Electromyographic Activity" is published online in IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering.
  • [November 13, 2016] Prof. Guo delivered a Keynote speech entitled "When Technologies Meet with Clinical Needs: The Story behind a New Pump Design" at the 2016 TypeOneNation Summit hosted by the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Central Ohio Chapter.
  • [October 19, 2016] Prof. Guo gave a seminar on "Wireless Implantable Electroactive Pump for Continuous Intraperitoneal Insulin Infusion" at the OSUWMC Diabetes and Metabolism Research Center.
  • [April 05, 2016] We are awarded a two-year research grant of $250k by JDRF on our PPy-based insulin micropump project!
  • [March 23, 2016] Congratulations to Jordan Prox for winning the 2016 Summer Graduate Research Award sponsored by the Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences!
  • [Feburary 15, 2016] Our review paper entitled "Nanomaterial-Enabled Neural Stimulation" is accepted for publication in Frontiers in Neuroscience, section Neural Technology.

 

2015

  • [August 18, 2015] Prof. Guo is invited to speak in the Focused Session Q-6 - Materials Nanotechnologies for Implantable Neural Interfaces of the 11th International Conference "Medical Applications of Novel Biomaterials and Nanotechnology" of CIMTEC 2016 to be held between June 5-9, 2016 in Perugia, Italy.
  • [July 02, 2015] The very first original research article from our group entitled “Polypyrrole-Based Implantable Electroactive Pump for Controlled Drug Microinjection” is accepted to ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces for publication. Congratulations to to Bingxi, Boyi, and Forest!
  • [May 31, 2015] We are invited to write a chapter in the coming book of Fundamental Principles of Smart Materials for Tissue Engineering (RSC Smart Materials Series).
  • [May 27, 2015] Our paper entitled "Stretchable Polymeric Neural Electrode Array: Toward a Reliable Neural Interface" is accepted for publication in the 2015 MRS Spring Meeting proceedings.
  • [May 20, 2015] Congratulations to Yongchen Wang for winning the 2015-2016 OSU HHMI MED Into GRAD Scholars Award!
  • [May 04, 2015] Jordan Prox, a Biomedical Sciences PhD student, joins the lab for summer rotation. Welcome!
  • [April 17, 2015] Seth successfully defended his honors thesis on "Application of Mimosa Pudica Mechanoreceptors to Electronic Skin Design". Congratulations!
  • [April 16, 2015] Prof. Guo is invited to speak at the 9th IEEE International Conference on Nano/Molecular Medicine and Engineering to be held in Honolulu, Hawaii in Novemeber 15-18, 2015.
  • [April 16, 2015] Prof. Guo is invited to speak at the Neuromodulation Speaker Series hosted by the Center for Neuromodulation at OSU.
  • [March 16, 2015] Congratulations to Yongchen Wang for winning the 2015 Summer Graduate Research Award sponsored by the Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences!
  • [March 13, 2015] Prof. Guo will co-organize a symposium on "Soft Materials for Compliant and Bioinspired Electronics" at the 2016 MRS Spring Meeting to be held in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • [March 02, 2015] Prof. Guo is invited to participate in an NSF review panel.
  • [February 13, 2015] Mary C. Lenk, an ECE major undergraduate student, joins the lab. Welcome!
  • [January 05, 2015] David Youssef, a BME major undergraduate student, joins the lab. Welcome!

 

2014

  • [December 24, 2014] Congratulations to Seth Ringel as recipient of the Undergraduate Honors Research Scholarship!
  • [November 10, 2014] Bingxi Yan passed his Qualifying Exam. Super Congrats!
  • [September 18, 2014] Seth and Boyi present their research at the Fall Undergraduate Student Poster Forum. Congratulations!
  • [September 09, 2014] Prof. Guo is invited to serve on the Editorial Board for Enliven: Neurology and Neurotechnology, an open-access, peer-reviewed international journal aiming to publish emerging developments and research in the field of neurology.
  • [August 20, 2014] We received our VERY FIRST grant from the OSU Materials Research Seed Grant Program for the development of a tactile-sensing bio-complex material. Thanks to the Institute for Materials Research (IMR) for the support!
  • [August 06, 2014] Prof. Guo joins the Center for Regenerative Medicine and Cell-Based Therapies as a faculty member.
  • [August 04, 2014] Emily R. Watson, a BME major undergraduate student, joins the lab. Welcome!
  • [July 10, 2014] Congratulations to Carlos Mendez for winning the Undergraduate Research Scholar Award!
  • [June 16, 2014] Prof. Guo is invited to speak in the "From Electronic Skin to Reliable Neural Interfaces" Symposium at the 2015 MRS Spring Meeting to be held between April 6-10, 2015 in San Francisco.
  • [June 09, 2014] Michael Kunchal, an incoming Engineering freshman, joins the lab. Welcome!
  • [June 03, 2014] Congratulations to Seth Ringel for winning the 2014 Undergraduate Education Summer Research Fellowship!
  • [April 04, 2014] Dr. Xiao Xie, presently a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Institute of Acoustics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, will join the lab as a visiting scholar in July. Welcome!
  • [March 29, 2014] Daniel Gomez, a Neuroscience major undergraduate student, joins the lab. Welcome!
  • [March 26, 2014] Congratulations to Yu Wu for winning the University Fellowship Award, the most prestigious distinction that OSU bestows to extraordinary incoming graduate students!
  • [March 23, 2014] Carlos Mendez, a BME major undergraduate student, joins the lab. Welcome!
  • [March 21, 2014] Daniel Beyer, an 8th grade middle school student, will join the Biotronics Lab in May. Welcome!
  • [March 21, 2014] Boyi Li, an ECE major undergraduate student, joins the lab. Welcome!
  • [February 07, 2014] Prof. Guo is invited to speak in the "Materials in Medicine" session at the annual Materials Week Symposium to be held between May 6-9 at OSU.
  • [January 15, 2014] Our paper "Stretchable Polymeric Multielectrode Array for Conformal Neural Interfacing" will be featured as the inside front cover of the 9/2014 issue of Advanced Materials.
  • [January 03, 2014] Prof. Guo is appointed to the graduate faculty in the Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program.
  • [January 03, 2014] Our former work is featured as one of the "Best of 2013" by MIT and displayed as MIT's homepage background on Jan 3, 2014 (second time, first time from Jan 11-13, 2013).

 

2013

  • [December 11, 2013] Bingxi Yan, a first-year ECE Ph.D. student, joins the lab. Welcome!
  • [November 06, 2013] Prof. Guo to serve as Chair of the ECE Bioengineering Curriculum Committee and a member of the ECE Graduate Admission Committee.
  • [September 23, 2013] Yongchen Wang, a first-year BME Ph.D. student, joins the lab for rotation. Welcome!
  • [September 12, 2013] Prof. Guo will give a seminar on Stretchable Neural Interfaces and Future Directions in the Department of Neuroscience on September 30th.
  • [September 12, 2013] Our paper "Stretchable Polymeric Multielectrode Array for Conformal Neural Interfacing" has been accepted for publication in Advanced Materials.
  • [September 09, 2013] Forest Kunecke, an ECE major undergraduate student, joins the lab. Welcome!
  • [September 06, 2013] Seth Ringel, an ECE major undergraduate student, joins the lab. Welcome!
  • [September 01, 2013] Prof. Guo will give a seminar on Stretchable Neural Interfaces and Future Directions in the Department of Biomedical Engineering on September 19th.
  • [July 27, 2013] Our lab will officially open on September 1, 2013.