Current Members

Post-Doctoral Fellows

Li Lin, Ph.D.

B.S. Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2013
Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2018

Research Interests: Plasmonic Nanoparticles, Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering, Biomedical Applications of Nanomaterials. Google Scholar

About Me: I love reading, running and playing every cooking game.

Favorite Restaurant in CU: ARIRANG

  Email: lilin92 [at] illinois [dot] edu

Indrajit Srivastava, Ph.D.

B.S. Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, 2015
M.S. Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017
Ph.D. Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020

Research Interests: Fluorescent Carbon Dots, Nano-Bio Interactions, NIR Imaging Probes for Image-Guided Cancer Surgery. Google Scholar

About me: I like playing soccer and Fifa on my console, try out new restaurants and watch time-travel sci-fi TV shows.

  Favorite Restaurant in CU: Silvercreek Restaurant

  Email: indrajit [at] illinois [dot] edu

  Personal Website:  Twitter




Graduate Students

Subhendu Pandit

B.S. Chemistry and Materials Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, 2016
M.S. Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, 2017

Research Interests: Contrast Agents for Image Guided Surgery, Fluorescent Nanodots, NIR Imaging Probes. Google Scholar

About Me: I grew up in West Bengal, India. I love cooking and mountain trips!

Favorite Restaurant in CU: Black Dog Smoke and Ale House

  Email: pandit2 [at] illinois [dot] edu


Ruiyang Xue

B.S. Material Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2017

Research Interests: Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) Gold Nanoparticles for Image-guided Surgery, Second Near Infrared (NIR-II) Window Imaging Probes

About Me: I like movies and music. Also a cat lover!

Favorite Restaurant in CU: Jarling’s Custard Cup

Email: rx4 [at] illinois [dot] edu



Ziwen Wang

B.S. Bioengineering, University of Washington, 2018

Research Interests: Image-guided Surgery, Microfabrication, 3D Printing

About Me: I enjoy cooking and love travelling and living abroad. I am also a casual language learner.

Favorite Restaurant in CU: Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano

Email: ziwenw3 [at] illinois [dot] edu



Cheng Chen

B.S. Physics, Peking University, 2018

Research Interest: Perovskite Quantum Dots

About Me: I like movies and music.

Favorite Restaurant in CU: Mid-Summer Lounge on Green street!

Email: chengc9 [at] illinois [dot] edu