Jayne Wu

Associate Professor - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department

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Jayne Wu earned a B.S. and M.S.E. in Applied Physics from Hefei University of Technology, China in 1993 and 1996.  She received the Ph.D. in Solid State Device Physics from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, in 1999, and the Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, USA, in 2004. From 2003 to 2004, she was a research associate at the Center for Microfluidics and Medical Diagnostics at Univ. of Notre Dame. She is currently an Associate Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK).  Her research interests are microfluidic sensors and actuators, lab-on-a-chip, solid-state devices, and bioMEMS. Her group investigates and develops labs-on-a-chip, electrokinetic micro/nano biofluidics, and MEMS devices.

Focus Areas: Electrochemical Microsensors | Microfluidic Engineering | Lab-on-a-chip | Electrokinetics | Inductive Powering of Microdevices

Skills and Expertise:  Microfluidics | Electrochemical Microsensors | Lab-on-a-chip | Electrokinetics | Bio-mems (Micro Electro Mechanical System) | Electromagnetic Microdevices

Selected Publications:

Dielectrophoresis-Enhanced Capacitive Immunosensor for Point-of-Care Serodiagnosis of Infectious Diseases
S. Li, H. Cui, J. Wu, K. Yang, A. Wadhwa, S. Eda, and H. Jiang, Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 2013.
Optimization of Planar Interdigitated Microelectrode Array for Biofluid Transport by AC Electrothermal Effect
Q. Yuan, K. Yang, and J. Wu, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, doi: 10.1007/s10404-013-1231-8, 2013.
Dielectrophoretic Response of DNA and Fluorophore in Physiological Solution by Impedimetric Characterization
S. Li, Q. Yuan, B. Morshed, C. Ke, J. Wu, and H. Jiang, Biosensors & Bioelectronics, vol. 41, pp. 649-655, 2013.
Thermally Biased AC Electrokinetic Pumping Effect for Lab-on-a-chip Based Delivery of Biofluids
Q. Yuan and J. Wu, Biomedical Microdevices, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 125-133, 2013.
Interactions of Electric Fields with Fluids: Laboratory-on-a-chip Applications
J. Wu, IET Nanobiotechnology, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 14-27, 2008.
Micropumping of Biofluids by AC Electrothermal Effects
J. Wu, M. Lian, and K. Yang, Applied Physics Letters, vol. 90, no. 23, 2007.
Biased AC Electroosmosis for On-Chip Bioparticle Processing
J. Wu, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 84-89, 2006.
Particle Detection by Micro- Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy with Asymmetric-Polarization AC Electroosmotic Trapping
J. Wu, Y. Ben and H.-C. Chang, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 161-167, 2005.
Long-Range AC Electrokinetic Trapping and Detection of Bioparticles
J. Wu, Y. Ben, D. Battigelli and H.-C. Chang, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, vol. 44, no. 8, pp. 2815-2822, 2005.
Powering Efficiency of Inductive Links with Inlaid Electroplated Microcoils
J. Wu, V. Quinn, and G.H. Bernstein, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 576-586, 2004.