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 2001. Before that, he worked as an assistant and associate professor at Florida International University. He has 20 patent applications and over 200 published journal articles, which have been cited around 15,000 times. He has given over 200 invited and keynote talks worldwide.
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
Fellow, America Physical Society
Dangdang Shao, Chenbin Liu, Francis Tsow, Yuting Yang, Zijian Du, Rafael Iriya, Hui Yu and NJ Tao, “Noncontact Monitoring of Blood Oxygen Saturation Using Camera and Dual-Wavelength Imaging System”, IEEE Transaction on Biomedical Engineering, 63, 1091-1098(2016).
C. Liu, L. Xiang, Y. Zhang, P. Zhang, D.N. Beratan, Y.Li and N.J. Tao, “Engineering nanometre-scale coherence in soft matter”, Nature Chemistry, in press, 2016.
Yueqi Li, Limin Xiang, Julio L. Palma, Yoshihiro Asai and NJ Tao, “Thermoelectric effect and its dependence on molecular length and sequence in single DNA molecules”, Nature Communications, 7, No.11294(2016).
Chenbin Liu, Francis Tswo, Dangdang Shao, Yuting Yang, Rafael Iriya and NJ Tao, “Skin Mechanical Properties and Hydration Measured With Mobile Phone Camera”, IEEE Sensors, 16, 924-930(2016).
Karan Syal, Rafael Iriya, Yunze Yang, Shaopeng Wang, and NJ Tao, “Antimicrobial Susceptibility Test with Plasmonic Imaging and Tracking of Single Bacterial Motions on Nanometer Scale”, ACS Nano, 10, 845-852(2016).