Nongjian Tao

Director, Center for Bioelectronics and Biosensors
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BDB 138 and GWC 618

Research expertise
Chemical and biological sensors, molecular and nano electronics, mobile health devices, wireless sensors

NJ Tao joined the ASU faculty as a professor of electrical engineering and an affiliated professor of chemistry and biochemistry in August 2001. Before that, he worked as an assistant and associate professor at Florida International University. He has 10 patents, and published over 200 refereed journal articles and book chapters, which have been cited ~8500 times. He has given over 200 invited and keynote talks worldwide.

Professional preparation
Ph.D., electrical engineering, Arizona State University, 1988
B.S., physics, Anhui University, 1984

Recognition and awards
Alexander von Humboldt Research Award
Hellmuth Fisher Medal
Excellence in Research Award (2000)
Florida International University
AzTE Innovator of the Year (2006)
Molecular Imaging Young Microscopist

Professional associations
Fellow, AAAS
Fellow, America Physical Society

Selected Publications
I. Diez-Perez, J. Hihath, T. Hines, Z.S. Wang, G. Zhou, K. Müllen, and N.J. Tao, “Controlling Single Molecule Conductance through Lateral Coupling of π-orbitals”, Nature Nano, 6, 226-231(2011).

W. Wang, K. Foley, X.N. Shan, S.P. Wang, S. Eaton, V. J. Nagaraj, P. Wiktor, U. Patel and N.J. Tao, Electrochemical Impedance Microscopy Based on Plasmonics: A Study of Single Cells and Intracellular Processes”, Nature Chem., 3, 6, 226-231(2011).

I. Diez-Perez, Z.H. Li, J. Hihath, J. H. Li,C.Y. Zhang, X.M.Yang, L. Zang, Y. J. Dai, X. L. Feng, K. Muellen and N.J. Tao, “Gate-Controlled Electron Transport in Coronenes: Bottom-up Approach Towards Graphene Transistors”, Nature Communication, 1, 31(2010).

X. Shan, U. Patel, S. Wang, R. Iglesias, N. J. Tao, “Imaging Local Electrochemical Current Via Surface Plasmon Resonance”, Science, 327, 1363-1366(2010).

S.P. Wang, X.N. Shan, U. Patel, X.P. Huang, J. Lu, J.H. and Li, N.J. Tao, “Label-free imaging, detection and mass measurement of single viruses by Surface Plasmon Resonance”, Proc. Natl Acad. Sci., 107, 16028-16032(2010).

J.L. Xia, F. Chen, J.H. Li and N.J. Tao, “Measurement of Quantum Capacitance of Graphene”, Nature Nano., 4, 505-509(2009).