Lianqing Liu

Lianqing Liu (M’09) received the B.S. degree in Industry Automation from Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, China, in 2002, and the Ph.D. degree from Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China, in 2009. He is currently a Professor at Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences. His current research interests include nanorobotics, intelligent control, and biosensors. Dr. Liu was awarded the Early Government/Industrial Career Award by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society in May 2011, the Lu Jiaxi Young Scientist Award of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in January 2011, and the President Award of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2009.

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Simultaneous Measurement of Multiple Mechanical Properties of Single Cells Using AFM by Indentation and Vibration
Cells, as the elementary units of living organisms, are regulated and governed by genes, biological processes and various microenvironments, and their status reflects the organism’s physiological situation and affects the biological function of the whole body. Moreover, recent studies have... Read more
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Atomic Force Microscopy in Characterizing Cell Mechanics for Biomedical Applications: A Review
Cell mechanics is a novel label-free biomarker for indicating cell states and pathological changes. The advent of atomic force microscopy (AFM) provides a powerful tool for quantifying the mechanical properties of single living cells in aqueous conditions. The wide use... Read more
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Progress in nanorobotics for advancing biomedicine
Nanorobotics involves developing robotic devices to perform tasks at the nanometer scale. Nanorobotic systems can themselves be miniature in size (nanorobot), or they may be designed to interact with nano-sized matters (nanomanipulator). In the past decades, the breakthroughs of various nanorobotic systems and their applications in life sciences have offered novel possibilities for addressing biomedical issues and expanded the field of medical robotics, indicating that we are realizing the application scene of nanorobotics which has long been a fantasy in science fiction. Here, the recent advances in nanorobotics for biomedical applications are summarized and future perspectives are presented... Read more
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Hierarchical micro-/nanotopography for tuning structures and mechanics of cells probed by atomic force microscopy
Extracellular matrix plays an important role in regulating the behaviors of cells, and utilizing matrix physics to control cell fate has been a promising way for cell and tissue engineering. However, the nanoscale situations taking place during the topography-regulated cell-matrix... Read more