Expertise: BioMEMS, Neuroprosthetic devices, Micro/nanosensors, Biomedical microelectronics, and Microsystem integration and packaging
Dr. Wen Li received the B.S. degree in material science and engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees both in electrical engineering from California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, in 2004 and 2008, respectively. Dr. Wen Li is currently an Associate Professor in the Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, and the Associate Chair for Space Management, Public Relations and Special Initiatives Announcement in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Michigan State University, East Lansing. Her research interests include bioMEMS, neuroprosthetic devices, micro/nanosensors, biomedical microelectronics, polymer microfabrication process development, and microsystem integration and packaging technologies. Dr. Li is the recipient of the NSF CAREER Award (2011), the Best Application Paper Award at 3M-NANO (2011), and the Best Paper Award at International Neurotechnology Consortium (2013). She is a member of the technical program committee or a session chair for a number of professional conferences, including IEEE EMBS Wearable Biomedical Sensors and Systems Technical Committee, IEEE MEMS, 3M-NANO, IEEE NANO, IEEE NEMS, IEEE BioCAS, and IEEE SENSORS. She serves as an associate editor of Micro & Nano Letters and an expert reviewer for over 40 premiere journals and 10 refereed conferences in the fields of MEMS and Microfluidics, Biomedical Engineering, Neural Engineering, and Nanotechnology. She is a senior member of the IEEE, and a member of the American Chemical Society (ACS), IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE-BMES), Biomedical Engineering Society, and IEEE Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society (IEEE-HKN).