Neil Upreti

Neil Upreti


 Chair of the undergraduate research committee


Aug. 2021 - Present, Duke University, NC, USA

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and Material Science

Advisor: Prof. Tony Jun Huang



Personal Description:

Neil is a Junior studying Biomedical Engineering. He has been with the lab for 3 years and became interested in acoustofluidics due to its applications in targeted drug delivery. On campus, Neil is involved in various organizations such as Engineering Student Government, Student Organization Finance Committee, and global medical brigades. Neil’s hobbies include lifting, biking, rock climbing, and performing stand-up comedy. 



(* corresponding author)

1. Liang Shen, Zhenhua Tian, Jinxin Zhang, Haodong Zhu, Kaichun Yang, Teng Li, Joseph Rich, Neil Upreti, Nanjing Hao, Zhichao Pei, Geonsoo Jin, Shujie Yang, Yaosi Liang, Wang Chaohui, and Tony Jun Huang. Acousto-dielectric tweezers for size-insensitive manipulation and biophysical characterization of single cells. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Vol. 224, pp. 115061, 2023.