Shujie Yang


PhD Candidate

Contact Information

  • Office Phone: 814-852-9481
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Aug. 2016 - Present, Duke University, NC, USA

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and Material Science

Advisor: Prof. Tony Jun Huang

Jan. 2016 - Jul. 2016, Penn State University, PA, USA

Ph.D. in Engineering Science and Mechanics (incomplete, transferred to Duke University)

Advisor: Prof. Tony Jun Huang

Sep. 2012 - Jul. 2015, Tsinghua University, China Microelectronics and Nanoelectronics

Advisor: Prof. Zheyao Wang

Sep. 2007 - Jul. 2011, Harbin Institute of Technology, China

B.E. in Mechanical Design Manufacturing and Automation

Awards and Honors:

  • MEMS Departmental Fellowship, Duke University (2016)
  • Scholarship for Outstanding Students in Tsinghua University (2013)
  • Special Freshman Scholarship, Harbin Institute of Technology (2007)


Selected Refereed Journal Papers

  • Zhenhua Tian*, Shujie Yang*, Po-Hsun Huang, Zeyu Wang, Peiran Zhang, Yuyang Gu, Hunter Bachman, Chuyi Chen, Mengxi Wu, Yangbo Xie and Tony Jun Huang, Wavenumber-spiral acoustic tweezers for dynamic and reconfigurable manipulation of particles and cells, Science Advances, Vol. 5, No. 5, eaau6062, 2019. (*equal contributions)
  • Liqiang Ren, Shujie Yang, Peiran Zhang, Zhiguo Qu, Zhangming Mao, Po-Hsun Huang, Yuchao Chen, Mengxi Wu, Lin Wang, Peng Li, and Tony Jun Huang, Standing surface acoustic wave (SSAW)-based fluorescence-activated cell sorter, Small, Vol. 14, pp. 1801996, 2018. (featured as front cover image)

Research Interests

  • Acoustofluidics
  • Lab-on-a-chip
  • Microfluidics