YU LEI

            Castleman Associate Professor

            Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department

            University of Connecticut

            191 Auditorium Road, Unit 3222

            Storrs, CT  06269-3222

            Ph: (860) 486-4554

            Fax: (860) 486-2959

            Email: ylei@engr.uconn.edu

 

ASSOCIATE EDITOR

 

Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology (2015-present)

Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (2016-present)

Chemical Sensors Journal (now Science Letters Journal, 2012-2015)

Frontiers in Environmental Chemistry (2012-present)

 

SENIOR EDITOR

 

Science Letters Journal (2015-present)

Editorial Boards:

Austin Journal of Biosensors and Bioelectronics (2014-present)

Chemical Engineering and Process Techniques (2013-present)

Journal of Energy and Chemical Engineering (2012-present)

International Journal of Sensors and Sensor Networks (2012-present)

Materials Focus (2012-present)

Energy and Environment Focus (2012-present)

Analytical Letters (2010-present)

Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology (2009-2015)

 

Please READ ACS REPORT FOR OUR PESTICIDES BIOSENSOR: http://cen.acs.org/articles/93/web/2015/12/Potentially-Cheaper-Way-Test-Food.html

Please watch ACS National Meeting Press conference for our explosives detector: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/21424312

please read ACS report for our explosives detector: http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/pressroom/newsreleases/2012/march/toward-a-test-strip-for-detecting-tnt-and-other-explosives-in-water.html

EDUCATION

Ph.D.   Chemical & Environmental Engineering, University of California-Riverside 2004

M.S.    Chemical Engineering, Sichuan University, China 1996

B.S.     Chemical Engineering, Sichuan University, China 1993

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Associate Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department, University of Connecticut, Aug. 2011-Present

Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department, University of Connecticut, Aug. 2006-Aug. 2011

Assistant Professor, Division of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Center of Biotechnology, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Dec. 2004-Aug. 2006

RESEARCH FOCUS

Biosensor

Gas sensor

Bionanotechnology

Environmental Biotechnology

High Temperature Nanomaterials based Sensing

Microfluidic-based biosensor

 

GUEST EDITOR FOR JOURNAL

Sensors (IF=2.245) - Special issue on “Microbial and Enzymatic Biosensors”

2015-2016

Guest Editors: Yu Lei, A. Tiwari, H.Y. Liu

 

Journal of Nanomaterials (IF=1.644) - Special issue on “Nanomaterial-on-Chip”

2015-2016

Guest Editors: M. Sun, W.K.T. Coltro, Yu Lei, A.M. Grumezescu, M.G. Gong

 

International Journal of Environment and Waste Management - Special issue on “Recent advances in sensing, detection and remediation of environmental pollutants by nanoscale materials”. Volume 16, Issue 1-2, 2013

Guest Editors: Wanekaya, A.K., Chusuei, C.C., Yu Lei, Hung, Y.-T.

 

Analytical Letters (IF=1.030) - Special issue of “Biosensors”

2012, 45(2-3)

Guest Editor: Yu Lei

 

International Journal of Nanotechnology (IF=0.618) - Special Issue on Nanotechnology in Singapore. Volume 4, Issue 4, 2007

Guest Editors: XW Sun, ZL Dong and Yu Lei

REVIEW PANEL

NIH 2007, 2012

EPA 2007, 2009

NSF CAREER PANEL 2008

NSF 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Georgian National Science Foundation 2008

US Army 2010

ACS PRF 2010

Qatar 2011

Singapore 2011

US-Israel BARD Program 2011

AAAS/KACST 2014

UConn SOE CAREER Panel 2015

 

TECHNICAL EXPERT PANEL

The Environmental and Water Industry Development Council (EWI), Singapore 2006-2007

 

PATENT

  1. Yu Lei, Y.X. Liu. High temperature sensor selective for propane and other reducing gases. US Patent App. 14/532,521.
  2. Yu Lei, Y. Wang. Explosives detection substrate and methods of using the same. US Patent 8,765,483
  3. Yu Lei, Y. Wang. Explosive Detection Polymer Comprising Functionalized Polyamine Polymers and Methods of Using the Same. 2013. US Patent App. 14/386,198
  4. Yu Lei, Y. Ding. Non-enzymatic glucose sensors based on metal oxides nanomaterials, 2011, PCT/US11/46214.
  5. Yu Lei, Y.X. Liu. Impedancemetric high temperature gas sensor selectively towards reducing gas based on electrospun nanofibers. 2013, US Provisional Patent.
  6. Yu Lei, Y.X. Liu. p-La0.67Sr0.33MnO3/n-CeO2 nanofibers heterojunction-based selective high temperature propane sensors. Disclosure for US Provisional Patent, 2014.
  7. Yu Lei, Y.X. Liu. Electrospun Ce-Ni-O composite nanofibers for highly selective propane detection at high temperature. Disclosure for US Provisional Patent, 2014.
  8. Yu Lei, X.C. Sun. Fluorescent polymer film with three-dimensionally ordered nanoporous array for sensitive and selective explosive detection. Disclosure for US Provisional Patent, 2014.

 

BOOK CHAPTER

1.     Liang Su, Wenzhao Jia, Yu Lei. “Carbon nanotube-based biosensor” in “Carbon Nanotubes and Their Applications”. 2011.

2.     Y. Wang. Y. Ding, A. La, Yu Lei. “Preparation, Characterization and Gas Sensing Application of Novel Conducting Polypyrrole Composite Nanofibers” in “Polypyrrole: Properties, Performance and Applications”. 2011.

PUBLICATIONS

>4800 citations and h-index of 38 in Google Scholar

  1. X.C. Sun, C. Bruckner, Yu Lei. One-pot and ultrafast synthesis of nitrogen and phosphorus co-doped carbon dots possessing high quantum yield and dual fluorescence emission. 2015. Nanoscale. Accepted. (IF=7.394)
  2. A. Ghimire, O.V. Zore, V.K. Thilakarathne, V.A. Briand, P.J. Lenehan, Yu Lei, R.M. Kasi, C.V. Kumar. ‘Stable-on-the Table’ Biosensors: Hemoglobin-Poly (acrylic acid) Nanogel BioElectrodes with High Thermal Stability and Enhanced Electroactivity. 2015. Sensors. Accepted. (IF=2.245)
  3. X.C. Sun, Y. Wang, Yu Lei. Fluorescence based explosives detection: From mechanisms to sensory materials. 2015. Chemical Society Reviews. Accepted. (IF=33.383)
  4. Z.H. Xu, B.C. Liu, Q.C Dong, Yu Lei, Y. Li, R. Jian, J. McCutcheon, B.K. Li. Flat Microliter Membrane-based Microbial Fuel Cell as “On-Line Sticker Sensor” for Self-supported In Situ Monitoring of Wastewater Shock., 2015. Bioresource Technology. Accepted. (IF=4.494)
  5. G. Srinivasan, J. Chen, J. Parisi, C. Brückner, X.D. Yao, Yu Lei. An injectable PEG-BSA-Coumarin-GOx hydrogel for fluorescence turn-on glucose detection. 2015. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. Accepted. (IF=1.735)
  6. X.C. Sun, Y.X. Liu, G. Shaw, A. Carrier, S. Dey, J. Zhao, Yu Lei. Fundamental study of electrospun Pyrene-PES nanofibers using mixed solvents for sensitive and selective explosives detection in aqueous solution. 2015. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 7(24) 13189-13197. (IF=6.723)
  7. Y.X. Liu, K. Zhou, Yu Lei. Using bayesian inference framework towards identifying gas species and concentration from high temperature resistive sensor array data. 2015. Journal of Sensors, Article#351940. (IF=1.182)
  8. J. Parisi, Q.C. Dong, Yu Lei. In-situ microfluidic fabrication of SERS nanostructures for highly sensitive fingerprint microfluidic-SERS sensing, 2015. RSC Adv. 5, 14081- 14089. (IF=3.840)
  9. M.H. Song, Yu Lei, H.W. Sun. Comparison of spherical and nonspherical particles in microchannels under dielectrophoretic force. 2015. Microsystem Technology, 21, 381-391. (IF=0.875)
  10. S. Mopidevi, J. Chen, X.Y. Ma, K.H.A.E.G Galil, Yu Lei, PEG-fluorescein-GOx hydrogel for glucose biosensing (Invited Article). 2015. ScienceJet 4: 159. (IF=N/A, new journal)
  11. H.S. Jang, J. Zhao, Yu Lei; M.P. Nieh. Unique effects of the chain lengths and anions of tetraalkylammonium salts on quenching Pyrene excimer. 2014. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 6(17), 14801-14811. (IF=6.723)
  12. Y.X. Liu, X.C. Sun, Z.Q. Zhou, Yu Lei. Electrospun Ce-Ni-O composite nanofibers for highly selective propane detection at high temperature based on its rapid reaction kinetics. 2014. J. Mater. Chem A. 2 (34), 14038-14047. (IF=7.443)
  13. Y.X. Liu, X.C. Sun, B.K. Li, Yu Lei. Tunable p-n transition behaviour of p-La0.67Sr0.33MnO3/n-CeO2 nanofibers heterojunction for the development of selective high temperature propane sensor. 2014. J. Mater. Chem A. 2(30), 11651-11659. (IF=7.443)
  14. B.C. Liu, Yu Lei, B.K Li. A batch-mode cube microbial fuel cell based “shock” biosensor for wastewater quality monitoring. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 2014. 62, 308-314. (IF=6.409)
  15. X.C. Sun, C. Bruckner, M.P Nieh, Yu Lei. Fluorescent polymer film with self-assembled three-dimensionally ordered nanopores: preparation, characterization and its application for explosives detection. 2014. J. Mater. Chem A. 2 (35), 14613-14621. (IF=7.443)
  16. Y.X. Liu, J. Parisi, X.C. Sun, Yu Lei. Solid-state high temperature gas sensors - A review. 2014. J. Mater. Chem A.  2 (26), 9919-9943. (IF=7.443)
  17. L. Su, W.Z. Jia, C.M. Li, Yu Lei. Mechanisms for enhanced performance of platinum-based electrocatalysts towards oxygen reduction reaction in proton exchange membrane fuel cells – A mini-review. 2014. ChemSusChem. 7(2), 361-378. (IF=7.657)
  18. Y. Li, Y.N. Wu, S. Puranik, Yu Lei, Timothy Vadas, B.K. Li. Metals as electron acceptors in single-chamber microbial fuel cells (SCMFCs). 2014. Journal of Power Sources, 269, 430-439. (IF=6.217)
  19. B.C. Liu, C. Santos, Yu Lei, C. Bruckner, B.K. Li. Cobalt porphyrin-based material as methanol tolerant cathode in single chamber microbial fuel cells (SCMFCs). 2014, Journal of Power Sources, 257, 246-253. (IF=6.217)
  20. Y.C. Zhang, Y.X. Liu, L. Su, Z.H. Zhang, D.Q. Huo, C.J. Hou, Yu Lei. CuO nanowires based sensitive and selective non-enzymatic glucose detection. 2014. Sensors and Actuators B.  191, 86-93. (IF=4.097)
  21. X.C. Sun, S. Stagon, Hanchen Huang, J. Chen, Yu Lei. Functionalized aligned silver nanorod arrays for glucose sensing through surface enhanced Raman scattering. 2014. RSC Advances. 4 (45), 23382-23388. (IF=3.840)
  22. X.C. Sun, X. Y. Ma, V. Kumar, Yu Lei. Protein-based sensitive, selective and rapid fluorescence detection of picric acid in aqueous media. 2014. Analytical Methods, 6, 8464-8468. (IF=1.821)
  23. D.Q. Huo, Q. Li, Y.C. Zhang, C.J. Hou, Yu Lei. A highly efficient organophosphorus pesticides sensor based on CuO nanowires–SWCNTs hybrid nanocomposite. 2014. Sensors and Actuators B. 199, 410-417. (IF=4.097)
  24. X.C. Sun, Y.X. Liu, H.Y. Gao, P.X. Gao, Yu Lei. Bimodular high temperature planar oxygen gas sensor (Invited article). Frontiers in Chemistry. 2014. 2: Article 57. (IF=N/A, new journal)
  25. X.C. Sun, Y.X. Liu, S. Mopidevi, Y.T. Meng, F. Huang, J. Parisi, M.P. Nieh, C. Cornelius, S. Suib, Yu Lei. Super-hydrophobic “smart” sand for buried explosive detection. 2014. Sensors and Actuators B. 195:52–57. (IF=4.097)
  26. L. Su, S. Shrestha, Z.H. Zhang, W. Mustain, Yu Lei. Platinum-Copper nanotube electrocatalyst with enhanced activity and durability for oxygen reduction reaction. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2013, 1(39), 12293-12301. (IF=7.443)
  27. Y.X. Liu, Yu Lei. Pt-CeO2 nanofibers based high-frequency impedancemetric gas sensor for selective CO and C3H8 detection in high-temperature harsh environment. 2013. 188, Sensors and Actuators B.  pp. 1141-1147. (IF=4.097)
  28. J. Parisi, Laing Su, Yu Lei. In-situ synthesis of silver nanoparticle decorated vertically aligned nanowalls within a microfluidic device for ultrasensitive in-channel SERS sensing. 2013. Lab on a Chip. 13(8), 1501-1508. (IF=6.115)
  29. X.J. Wang, C. Santoro, P. Cristiani, G. Squadrito, Yu Lei, A.G. Agrios, U. Pasaogullari, B.K. Li. Influence of electrode characteristics on coulombic efficiency (CE) in microbial fuel cells (MFCs) treating wastewater. 2013. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 160 (7) G3117-G3122. (IF=3.266)
  30. Y.C. Zhang, Y.X. Liu, H. Huang, L. Su, D.Q. Huo, S.L. Suib, C.J. Hou, Yu Lei. Three-dimensional CuO nanoflowers for electrochemical detection of glucose and other carbohydrates in neutral medium (invited article). 2013. Chemical Sensors. 3:19. (IF=N/A, now ScienceJet, new journal)
  31. J. Parisi, Yixin Liu, Liang Su, Yu Lei. In-situ synthesis of vertical 3-D copper-core/carbon-sheath nanowalls in microfluidic devices. 2013. RSC Advances. 3(5), 1388-1396. (IF=3.840)
  32. H-S. Jang, Y. Wang, Yu Lei, M-P. Nieh. Controllable formation of Pyrene (C16H10) excimers in polystyrene/tetrabutylammonium hexafluorophosphate films through solvent vapor annealing and temperature. 2013. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 117, 1428-1435. (IF=4.772)
  33. Y. Wang, A. La, C. Bruckner, Yu Lei. FRET- and PET-based sensing in a single functional material: expanding the dynamic range of an ultra-sensitive nitroaromatic explosives assay. 2012. Chemical Communications. 48 (79), 9903 - 9905. (IF=6.834)
  34. J. Zhao, T. Luo, X.W. Zhang, Yu Lei, K. Gong, Y.S. Yan. Highly selective zeolite membranes as explosive preconcentrators. 2012. Analytical Chemistry. 84 (15), 6303-6307. (IF=5.636)
  35. Y.X. Liu, Y. Ding, Y.C. Zhang, Yu Lei. Pt-Au nanocorals, Pt nanofibers and Au microparticles prepared by electrospinning and calcination for nonenzymatic glucose sensing in neutral and alkaline environment. 2012. Sensors and Actuators B. 171/172. 954-961. (IF=4.097)
  36. Y. Wang, A. La, Y. Ding, Y.X. Liu, Yu Lei, Novel signal-amplifying fluorescent nanofibers for naked eye-based ultrasensitive detection of buried explosives and explosive vapors. 2012. Advanced Functional Materials. 22(17), 3547-3555. (IF=11.805)
  37. Y.X. Liu, Y. Ding, L.C. Zhang, P-X. Gao, Yu Lei. CeO2 nanofibers for in-situ O2 and CO sensing in harsh environment. 2012. RSC Advances. 2012, 2 (12), 5193-5198. (IF=3.840)
  38. Y.C. Zhang, L. Su, K. Lubonja, C. Yu, Y.X. Liu, D.Q. Huo, C.J. Hou, Yu Lei. Copper nanowires-SWCNTs hybrid composite for enhanced glucose electrooxidation and detection in alkaline medium (Invited). 2012. Science of Advanced Materials. 4 (8), 825-831. (IF=2.598)
  39. Y. Wang, J. Akhigbe, Y. Ding, C. Brückner, Yu Lei. meso-Tritolylcorrole-functionalized single-walled carbon nanotube donor–accepter nanocomposites for NO2 detection. 2012. Electroanalysis. 24(6), 1348-1355. (IF=2.138)
  40. Y.X. Liu, Y. Ding, H.Y. Gao, L.C. Zhang, P-X. Gao, B.K. Li, Yu Lei. La0.67Sr0.33MnO3 nanofibers for in-situ, real-time, and stable high temperature oxygen sensing. 2012. RSC Advances. 2(9) 3872-3877. (IF=3.840)
  41. C. Santoro, Yu Lei, B.K. Li, P. Cristianid. Power generation from wastewater using single chamber microbial fuel cells (MFCs) with platinum-free cathodes and pre-colonized anode. 2012. Biochemical Engineering Journal. 62 (2012) 8–16. (IF=2.467)
  42. X.P. Li, Y. Wang, Yu Lei, Z.Y. Gu. Highly Sensitive H2S Sensor Based on Template-Synthesized CuO Nanowires. 2012. RSC Advances 2 (6), 2302 – 2307. (IF=3.840)
  43. Y.C. Zhang†, L. Su†, D. Manuzzi, H.V.E. de los Monteros, W.Z. Jia, D.Q. Huo, C.J. Hou, Yu Lei. Ultrasensitive and Selective Non-Enzymatic Glucose Detection Using Copper Nanowires. 2012. Biosensors and Bioelectronics 31 (1), 426-432 († Equal contribution). (IF=6.409)
  44. L. Su, W.Z. Jia, D.P. Manuzzi, L.C. Zhang, X.P. Li, Z.Y. Gu, Yu Lei. Highly sensitive surface-enhanced Raman scattering using vertically aligned silver nanopetals. 2012. RSC Advances 2 (4), 1439 – 1443. (IF=3.840)
  45. Y. Ding, Y. Wang, L.C. Zhang, H. Zhang, Yu Lei. Preparation, characterization and application of novel conductive NiO-CdO nanofibers with dislocation feature. 2012. Journal of Material Chemistry 22, 980-986. (IF=6.626)
  46. Y. Ding, Y.X. Liu, J. Parisi, L.C. Zhang, Yu Lei. A Novel NiO-Au Hybrid Nanobelts Based Sensor for Sensitive and Selective Glucose Detection. 2011. Biosensors and Bioelectronics 28(1), 393-398. (IF=6.409)
  47. W.Z. Jia, L. Su, Yu Lei. Pt Nanoflower/Polyaniline Composite Nanofibers Based Urea Biosensor. 2011. Biosensors and Bioelectronics 30(1), 158-164. (IF=6.409)
  48. W.Z. Jia, L. Su, X.P. Li, L.C. Zhang, Z.Y. Gu, P.X. Gao, Yu Lei. Synthesis of Tin Nanodendrites via Galvanic Replacement Reaction and Their Thermal Conversion to Nanodendritic Tin Oxide for Ultrasensitive Electrochemical Sensing. 2011. RSC Advances 1, 1500-1505. (IF=3.840)
  49. Y. Ding, Y.X. LiuL.C. Zhang, Y. Wang, M. Bellagamba, J. Parisi, C.M. Li, Yu Lei. Sensitive and selective nonenzymatic glucose detection using functional NiO-Pt hybrid nanofibers. 2011. Electrochim Acta. 58, 209-214. (IF=4.504)
  50. S. Huang, Y. Ding, Y.X. Liu, L. Su, R. Filosa, Yu Lei. Glucose biosensor using glucose oxidase and electrospun Mn2O3-Ag nanofibers. 2011. Electroanalysis 23(8), 1912-1920. (IF=2.138)
  51. C.X. Guo, X.T. Zheng, S.R. Ng, Y.C. Lai, Yu Lei, C.M. Li. In situ molecular detection of ischemic cells by enhanced protein direct electron transfer on a unique horseradish peroxidase-Au nanoparticles polyaniline nanowires biofilm. 2011. Chemical Communications 47, 2652-2654. (IF=6.834)
  52. Hou, C., Dong, J., Zhang, G., Yu Lei, Yang, M., Zhang, Y., Liu, Z., Zhang, S., Huo, D., Colorimetric Artificial Tongue for Protein Identification. 2011. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 26(10), 3981-3986. (IF=6.409)
  53. X. Li,  B.X. Hu, S. Suib, Yu Lei, B.K. Li. Electricity generation in continuous flow microbial fuel cell (MFCs) with manganese dioxide (MnO2) cathodes. 2011. Biochemical Engineering Journal. 54, 10-15. (IF=2.467)
  54. Y. Ding, C.J. Hou, B.K. Li, Yu Lei. Sensitive hydrazine detection using a porous Mn2O3 nanofibers-based sensor. 2011. Electroanalysis. 23, No. 5, pp1245 - 1251. (IF=2.138)
  55. Y. Ding, Y. Wang, L.C. Zhang, H. Zhang, C.M. Li, Yu Lei. Preparation of TiO2-Pt hybrid nanofibers and their application for sensitive hydrazine detection (Invited). 2011. Nanoscale. 3, 1149-1157. (IF=7.394)
  56. C.X. Guo, Yu Lei, C.M. Li. Porphyrin functionalized graphene for sensitive electrochemical detection of ultratrace explosives. 2011. Electroanalysis. 23, pp 885 – 893. (IF=2.138)
  57. L. Su, W.Z. Jia, C.J. Hou, Yu Lei. Microbial biosensors: A review. 2011. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 26. 1788–1799. (IF=6.409)
  58. J.F. Zang, C.X. Guo, F.P. Hu, Yu Lei, C.M. Li. Electrochemical detection of ultratrace explosive nitroaromatic compounds using ordered mesoporous carbon. 2011. Analytica Chimica Acta. 683, pp187-191. (IF=4.513)
  59. Q.Z. Cui, K. Rajathurai, W.Z. Jia, X.P. Li, F. Gao, Yu Lei, Z.Y. Gu. Synthesis of single crystalline tin nanorods and their application as nano-soldering materials. 2010. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 114 (50), pp 21938–21942. (IF=4.772)
  60. L. Su, W.Z. Jia, L.C. Zhang, C.B. Beacham, H. Zhang, Yu Lei. Facile synthesis of monodisperse platinum nanoflowers monolayer on single-walled carbon nanotubes membrane and its application in glucose detection. 2010. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 114 (42), pp 18121–18125. (IF=4.772)
  61. Xu, Z.H., Yu Lei, Patel, J. Bioremediation of soluble heavy metals with recombinant Caulobacter crescentus. 2010, Bioengineered Bugs, 1(3), 207-212. (IF=N/A)
  62. Y. Ding, Y. Wang, L. Su, H. Zhang, Yu Lei. Preparation and characterization of NiO/Ag nanofibers, NiO nanofibers, and porous Ag: Towards the development of highly sensitive and selective non-enzymatic glucose detection. 2010. Journal of Materials Chemistry. 20, 9918-9926. (IF=6.626)
  63. Y. Ding, Y. Wang, Yu Lei. Direct electrochemistry and electrocatalysis of novel single-walled carbon nanotubes-hemoglobin composite microbelts – Towards the development of sensitive and mediator-free biosensor. 2010. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 26, pp. 390-397. (IF=6.409)
  64. W. Chen, Y. Ding, J. Akhigbe, C. Brückner, C.M. Li, Yu Lei, Direct electrochemistry and electrocatalysis of glucose oxidase on nanodentrite poly{[meso-tetrakis(2-thienyl)porphyrin]Co(II)}-SWNTs composites. 2010. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 26, pp. 504-510. (IF=6.409)
  65. Y. Ding, Y. Wang, L. Su., H. Zhang, Yu Lei. Electrospun Co3O4 nanofibers for sensitive and selective glucose detection. 2010. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 26, pp. 542-548. (IF=6.409)
  66. Y. Ding, Y. Wang, Yu Lei, Electrospun hemoglobin microbelts based biosensor for sensitive detection of hydrogen peroxide and nitrite. 2010. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 25(9) pp. 2009-2015. (# Top-50 most cited articles" as published in Biosensors & Bioelectronics (2010-2011)) (IF=6.409)
  67. C.X. Guo, Z.S. Lu, Yu Lei, C.M. Li. Ionic liquid-graphene composite for ultratrace explosive trinitrotoluene detection. 2010. Electrochemistry Communications. 12, pp. 1237-1240. (IF=4.847)
  68. Y. Ding, W.Z. Jia, H. Zhang, B.K. Li, Z.Y. Gu, Yu Lei, Carbonized hemoglobin nanofibers for enhanced H2O2 detection. 2010. Electroanalysis, 22 pp. 1911-1917. (IF=2.138)
  69. W. Chen, J. Akhigbe, C. Brückner, C.M. Li, Yu Lei, Electrocatalytic four-electron reduction of dioxygen by electrochemically deposited poly{[meso-tetrakis(2-thienyl)porphyrinato]cobalt(II)}. 2010. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 114 (18), pp 8633–8638. (IF=4.772)
  70. W. Chen, Y. Wang, C. Brückner, C.M. Li, Yu Lei, Poly[meso-tetrakis(2-thienyl)porphyrin] for the sensitive electrochemical detection of explosives. 2010. Sensors and Actuators B-Chemical. 147 pp. 191-197. (IF=4.097)
  71. W. Chen, Yu Lei, CM Li, Regenerable leptin immunosensor based on protein g immobilized 1 au-pyrrole propylic acid-polypyrrole nanocomposite. 2010 Electroanalysis. 22 (10), pp. 1078 – 1083. (IF=2.138)
  72. X.A. Li, B.X. Hu, S. Suib, Yu Lei, B.K. Li, Manganese dioxide as a new cathode catalyst in microbial fuel cells. 2010. Journal of Power Sources. 195 (9) pp. 2586-2591.
  73. F.X. Li, Y. Sharma, Yu Lei, B.K. Li, Q.X. Zhou. Microbial Fuel Cells: The Effects of Configurations, Electrolyte Solutions, and Electrode Materials on Power Generation. 2010. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 160 (1) pp. 168-181. (IF=1.735)
  74. D.Q. Jiang, B.K. Li, W.Z. Jia, Yu Lei. Effect of Inoculum Types on Bacterial Adhesion and Power Production in Microbial Fuel Cells. 2010. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 160 (1) pp. 182-196. (IF=1.735)
  75. W.Z. Jia, Y. Wang, J. Basu, T. Strout, C. B. Carter, A. Gokirmak, Yu Lei, Nanoengineered transparent, free-standing, conductive nanofibrous membranes. 2009. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 113 (45) pp. 19525-19530. (IF=4.772)
  76. L. Su, W.Z. Jia, A. Schempf, Yu Lei, Palladium/Titanium Dioxide Nanofibers for Electrooxidation of Glycerol in Alkaline Medium. 2009. Electrochemistry Communications. 11 (11) pp. 2199-2202. (IF=4.847)
  77. W.Z. Jia, L. Su, Y. Ding, A. Schempf, Y. Wang, Yu Lei, Pd/TiO2 nanofibrous membrane and its application in hydrogen sensing. 2009. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 113 (37) pp. 16402-16407. (IF=4.772)
  78. L. Su, W.Z. Jia, A. Schempf, Y. Ding, Yu Lei, Free-standing Palladium/polyamide 6 Nanofibers for Electrooxidation of Alcohols in Alkaline Medium. 2009. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 113 (36) pp. 16174-16180. (IF=4.772)
  79. Y. Wang, W.Z. Jia, T. Strout, Y. Ding, Yu Lei, Preparation, characterization and sensitive gas sensing of conductive core-sheath TiO2-PEDOT Nanocables. 2009. Sensors, 9, pp. 6752-6763. (IF=2.245)
  80. Y. Wang, W.Z. Jia, T. Strout, A. Schempf, H. Zhang, B.K. Li, J.H. Cui, Y. Lei, Ammonia gas sensor using polypyrrole-coated TiO2/ZnO nanofibers. 2009. Electroanalysis, 21(12), pp.1432-1438. (IF=2.138)
  81. W.Z. Jia, E. Reitz, P. Shimpi, E.G. Rodriguez, P.X. Gao, Yu Lei, Spherical CuO synthesized by a simple hydrothermal reaction: Concentration-dependent size and its electrocatalytic application. 2009. Materials Research Bulletin, 44(8), pp. 1681-1686. (IF=2.288)
  82. W.Z. Jia, E. Reitz, H. Sun, B.K. Li, H. Zhang, Yu Lei, From Cu-2(OH)(3)Cl to nanostructured sisal-like Cu(OH)(2) and CuO: Synthesis and characterization. 2009. Journal of Applied Physics, 105(6) 064917. (IF=2.183)
  83. W.Z. Jia, M. Guo, Z. Zheng, T. Yu, E.G. Rodriguez, Y. Wang, Yu Lei, Electrocatalytic oxidation and reduction of H2O2 on vertically aligned Co3O4 nanowalls electrode: Toward H2O2 detection. 2009 Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 625(1) pp. 27-32. (# Top-25 most cited articles" as published in Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2008-2009) (IF=3.266)
  84. W.Z. Jia, E. Reitz, H. Sun, H. Zhang, Yu Lei, Synthesis and characterization of novel nanostructured fishbone-like Cu(OH)(2) and CuO from Cu4SO4(OH)(6). 2009. Materials Letters, 63(5) pp. 519-522. (IF=2.489)
  85. E. Reitz, W.Z. Jia, M. Gentile, Y. Wang, Yu Lei, CuO nanospheres based nonenzymatic glucose sensor. 2008. Electroanalysis, 20(22) pp. 2482-2486. (IF=2.138)
  86. W.Z. Jia, M. Guo, Z. Zheng, T. Yu, Y. Wang, E.G. Rodriguez, Yu Lei, Vertically aligned CuO nanowires based electrode for amperometric detection of hydrogen peroxide. 2008. Electroanalysis 20(19) pp. 2153-2157. (IF=2.138)
  87. N. Y. Liu, X. P. Cai, Q. Zhang, Yu Lei, M. Chan, Real-time nitrophenol detection using single-walled carbon nanotube sensors, 2008. Electroanalysis, Vol. 20, No. 5, pp. 558-562, 2008. (IF=2.138)
  88. Wang J.X., Sun X.W.; Cai X.P.; Yu Lei; Song L., and Xie S.S. Nonenzymatic glucose sensor using freestanding single-walled carbon nanotube films. 2007. Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters. 10 (5): J58-J60. (IF=2.321)
  89. Yu Lei, Mulchandani P., Chen W., and Mulchandani A. Biosensor for direct determination of fenitrothion and EPN using recombinant Pseudomonas putida JS444 with surface expressed organophosphorus hydrolase. 2. Modified carbon paste electrode. 2007. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 136 (3): 243-250. (IF=1.735)
  90. Liu N.Y., Cai X.P., Yu Lei, Zhang Q., Chan Mary B., Li C.M., Chen W., and Mulchandani A. Single-walled carbon nanotube based real-time organophosphate detector. 2007. Electroanalysis. 19: 616-619. (IF=2.138)
  91. Wei A., Sun X.W., Wang J.X., Yu Lei, Cai X.P., Li C.M., Dong Z.L., Enzymatic glucose biosensor based on ZnO nanorods grown by hydrothermal decomposition. 2006. Appl. Phys. Lett. 89: 123902. (Featured in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology) (IF=3.302)
  92. Wang, J.X., Sun, X.W., Wei, A., Yu Lei, Cai, X.P., Li, C.M., Dong, Z.L. Zinc oxide nanocomb biosensor for glucose detection. 2006, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88 (23): 233106. (Featured in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology) (IF=3.302)
  93. Yu Lei, Chen W., and Mulchandani A. Microbial biosensors. 2006. Analytica Chimica Acta. 568 (1-2), 200-210. (IF=4.513)
  94. Wanekaya AK, Yu Lei, Bekyarova E., Chen, W., Haddon R, Mulchandani A, Myung NV. Fabrication and properties of conducting polypyrrole/SWNT-PABS composite films and nanotubes. 2006. Electroanalysis, 18 (11): 1047-1054. (IF=2.138)
  95. Yu Lei, Mulchandani P., Chen W., Mulchadnai A. Biosensor for Direct Determination of Fenitrothion and EPN Using Recombinant Pseudomonas putida JS444 with Surface Expressed Organophosphorus Hydrolase. 1. Modified Clark Oxygen Electrode. 2006. Sensors 6 (4), 466-472. (IF=2.245)
  96. Yu Lei, Mulchandani P., Chen W., Joseph Wang, Mulchandani A. Direct determination of p-nitrophenyl substituent organophosphorus nerve agents using a recombinant Pseudomonas putida JS444-modified Clark oxygen electrode. 2005. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 53 (3): 524-527. (IF=2.917)
  97. Yu Lei, Mulchandani P., Mulchandani A., Chen W. Improved degradation of organophosphorus nerve agents and p-nitrophenol by Pseudomonas putida JS 444 with surface-expressed organophosphorus hydrolase. 2005. Biotechnology Progress, 21 (3): 678-681. (IF=2.149)
  98. Mulchandani P., Carlos M. Hangarter, Yu Lei, Chen W., Mulchandani A. Amperometric microbial biosensor for p-nitrophenol using Moraxella sp.-modified carbon paste electrode. 2005Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 21, 525-527. (IF=6.409)
  99. Yu Lei, Mulchandani P., Wang J., Chen W., Mulchandani A. Highly sensitive and selective amperometric microbial biosensor for direct determination of p-nitrophenyl-substituted organophosphate nerve agents. 2005. Environ. Sci. Tech. 39 (22), 8853-8857. (IF=5.330)
  100. Yu Lei, Mulchandani P., Chen W., Joseph Wang, Mulchandani A. Whole cell-Enzyme hybrid amperometric biosensor for direct determination organophosphorous nerve agents. 2004. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 85 (7), 706-713. (IF=4.126)
  101. Yu Lei, Mulchandani P., Chen W., Joseph Wang, Mulchandani A. Arthrobacter sp. JS 443-based Whole Cell Amperometric Biosensor for p-nitrophenol. 2004. Electroanalysis, 16 (24): 2030-2034. (IF=2.138)
  102. Yu Lei, Mulchandani P., Chen W., Joseph Wang, Mulchandani A. A Microbial biosensor for p-nitrophenol using Arthrobacter sp. 2003. Electroanalysis, 15 (14): 1160-1164. (IF=2.138)
  103. Mulchandani P., Yu Lei, Chen W., Joseph Wang, Mulchandani A. Microbial biosensor for p-nitrophenol using Moraxella sp. 2002. Analytica Chimica Acta, 470 (1): 79-86. (IF=4.513)

 

 CONFERENCE AND INVITED PRESENTATIONS

1.         Yu Lei. Strategies to enhance the selectivity in high temperature gas sensing. Will be on Nov 29-Dec 4, 2015. MRS Fall Meeting.

2.         Yu Lei. PEG-BSA-Coumarin-GOx fluorescent hydrogel: Preparation, characterization and glucose biosensing. Will be on 09-28-2015, Atlanta, The 4th International Conference and Exhibition on Biosensors & Bioelectronics

3.         Yu Lei. Workshop on glucose monitoring: enzymatic vs. non-enzymatic. Will be on 09-29-2015, Atlanta, The 4th International Conference and Exhibition on Biosensors & Bioelectronics

4.         Jun Chen, Yu Lei. PEG-fluorescein-GOx hydrogel for glucose biosensing. Will be on 09-29-2015, Atlanta, The 4th International Conference and Exhibition on Biosensors & Bioelectronics

5.         Xiaoyu Ma, Yu Lei. Fluorescent protein membrane based biosensor for ultrasensitive heme/hemin detection. Will be on 09-29-2015, Atlanta, The 4th International Conference and Exhibition on Biosensors & Bioelectronics

6.         Joesph Parisi, Qiuchen Dong, Yu Lei. Highly sensitive fingerprint microfluidic-SERS sensing of herbicide and pesticide.  June 7, 2015 Gordon Conference

7.         Mu-Ping Nieh, Yu Lei, Amalaradjou, Mary Anne. Lipid Nanoclusters – a Potential Instrument-Free, Low-Cost, High-Sensitivity Biosensing Platform. June 7, 2015 Gordon Conference

8.         Yu Lei, Yixin Liu. Electrospun metal oxide nanofibers in the application of high temperature gas sensors. Dec 2, 2014. MRS Fall Meeting.

9.         Xiangcheng Sun, Christian Brückner, Mu-Ping Nieh, Yu Lei. Properties of fluorescent polymer film with three-dimensionally ordered nanopores and its application in explosive detection. Nov. 18, 2014. American Institute of Chemical Engineers

10.      Xiangcheng Sun, Yixin Liu, George Shaw, Yu Lei. Electrospun nanofiber sensor for sensitive and selective sensing of nitro-based explosives in aqueous solution. Nov 17, 2014. American Institute of Chemical Engineers

11.      Yixin Liu, Yu Lei. Electrospun composite nanofibers for highly selective propane detection at high temperature based on its rapid reaction kinetics. Nov 17, 2014. American Institute of Chemical Engineers

12.      George Shaw, Xiangcheng Sun, Yu Lei. Fluorescence nitro-explosive detection through electrospun Pyrene-PES nanofiber. Nov 17, 2014, American Institute of Chemical Engineers

13.      Xiangcheng Sun, Yu Lei. Portable, naked eye-based, ultrasensitive explosive vapors detector. May 12-15, 2014, NSF SBIR/STTR 2014 Phase II Grantee Conference, Baltimore, MD.

14.      Xiangcheng Sun, Stephen Stagon, Hanchen Huang, Yu Lei. Glucose detection using functionalized silver nanorods surface through surface enhanced Raman scattering. 21st Annual CMOC Symposium, Apr. 9, 2014. Storrs, CT.

15.      R. Jain, Y.X. Liu, Y. Wang, Yu Lei, Redenka Maric. Synthesis of γ-WO3 by reactive spray deposition technology for NOx and H2 sensing. 225th ECS Meeting. 2014

16.      Xiangcheng Sun, Srilaya Mopidevi, Yixin Liu, Chris Silhavy, Yu Lei, Mu-Ping Nieh. 'Smart' sand for buried explosive detection by naked eye under handheld UV light. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2013

17.      Xiangcheng Sun, Yixin Liu, Yu Lei, Puxian Gao. Biomodular high temperature planar oxygen gas sensor. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2013

18.      Joseph Parisi Jr., Liang Su, Yu Lei. In-situ synthesis of 3-D nanostructures within a microfluidic device and their applications as SERS Substrates. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2013

19.      Joseph Parisi Jr., Liang Su, Yixin Liu and Yu Lei. Preparation, Characterization and Application of Microfluidic-SERS Sensors. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2013

20.      Yixin Liu, Xiangcheng Sun, Puxian Gao and Yu Lei. High Temperature Gas Sensors Based On Electrospun Metal Oxide Nanofibers. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2013

21.      Yixin Liu and Yu Lei. P-n Junction Based Gas Sensor for High Temperature Hydrocarbon Detection with Improved Selectivity. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2013

22.      Yixin Liu and Yu Lei. Impedancemetric High Temperature Gas Sensor Based On Electrospun Metal Oxide Nanofibers for Selective Reducing Gas Detection. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2013

23.      Xiangcheng Sun, Haiyong Gao, Yixin Liu, Puxian Gao, Yu Lei, High temperature potentiometric type gas sensors. 2012 CMOC Symposium

24.      Carlo Santoro, Baikun Li, Yu Lei, Pierangel Cristiani, Gaetano Squadrito. Bio-Cathode as Alternative Cheap Solution At The Platinum-Based Cathode in Microbial Fuel Cell Systems. 2012 CMOC Symposium

25.      Hyunsook Jang, Ying Wang, Yu Lei, Mu-Ping Nieh, What determines photoluminescence and quenching when fluorophores in a polymer matrix? APS 2012

26.      Ying Wang, Anthony La, Christian Brückner, Yu Lei. Signal-amplifying fluorescence polymer for ultrasensitive detection of nitroaromatics in aqueous solution. American Chemical Society 2012

27.      Joseph Parisi Jr., Ying Wang, Christine Tartaglia, Yu Lei. Microfluidic Impedance Coulter Counter for Safety Applications. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2012

28.      Joseph Parisi Jr., Yu Lei. 3-D Nanostructure Sensors in Microfluidic Channels. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2012

29.      Joseph Parisi Jr., Yu Lei. Microfluidic In-channel Growth of 3-D Nanostructures and Their Applications. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2012

30.      Hyunsook Jang, Ying Wang, Yu Lei, Mu-Ping Nieh. The Controlling Parameters of Pyrene/Polymer Thin Films as Fluorescence Explosive Detecting Materials. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2012

31.      Yixin Liu, Lichun Zhang, Puxian Gao, Yu Lei. CeO2 Nanofibers for in-Situ O2 and CO Sensing in Harsh Environment. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2012

32.      Xiangcheng Sun, Haiyong Gao, Yixin Liu, Puxian Gao, Yu Lei. High Temperature Potentiometric O2 Sensor Based On Stabilized Zirconia and NiO Electrode. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2012

33.      Liang Su, Yixin Liu, Dan Manuzzi, Wenzhao Jia, Yu Lei. Noble Metal-Based 1-D Nanomaterials in the Application of Direct Alcohol Fuel Cells. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2012

34.      Liang Su, Yixin Liu, Wenzhao Jia, Yu Lei. Noble Metal-Based 1-Dimensional Nanomaterials in the Application of Direct Alcohol Fuel Cells. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2012

35.      Yixin Liu, Yu Lei. Electrospun Metal Oxide Nanofibers for Selective High Temperature CO Detection. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2012

36.      Xiaopeng Li, Yang Shu, JungHwan Cho, Ying Wang, Yu Lei, Pradeep U. Kurup, Hongwei Sun and Zhiyong Gu, Metal Oxide Nanowire Sensor System for Hazardous Gas Detection. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2011

37.      Liang Su, Wenzhao Jia, Dan Manuzzi, Xiaopeng Li, Zhiyong Gu and Yu Lei, Vertically aligned Ag nanostructure and its SERS application. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2011

38.      Anthony La, Ying Wang, Yu Lei, Fluorescent Nanofibrous Membrane for the Ultra-Sensitive Detection of Explosives. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2011 (3rd place for undergraduate poster competition)

39.      Dan Manuzzi, Liang Su and Yu Lei, Preparation of 1-D Nanostructures Via Wet Chemistry. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2011

40.      Honorio Valdes Espinosa de los Monteros, Liang Su and Yu Lei, The preparation of silver-based nanomaterials through electrochemistry and wet-chemistry. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2011

41.      Liang Su, Yuchan Zhang, Wenzhao Jia, Changjun Hou, Danqun Huo and Yu Lei, Ultra-sensitive glucose detection using copper nanowires. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2011

42.      Yixin Liu, Yu Ding, Haiyong Gao, Puxian Gao, Yu Lei, High temperature oxygen sensors based on novel CeO2 nanofibers. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2011

43.      Yixin Liu, Yu Ding, Yu Lei, Bimetallic nanoclusters for glucose detection. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2011

44.      Joseph Parish, Ying Wang, Yu Lei, Microfluidic-based sensor for safety application. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2011

45.      Ying Wang, Joshua Akhigbe, Christian Brückner, Yu Lei, Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes Based Ultra-sensitive Resistor-type Gas Sensors. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2011

46.      Ying Wang, Yu Ding, Christian Bruckner, Yu Lei, Novel Fluorescent Nanofibrous Membrane as Sensory Materials – Towards Landmine Detection. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2011

47.      Ying Wang, Yu Ding, C. Brückner, Yu Lei, “Donor-Acceptor Heterojunction of meso-tritolylcorrole/Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes for Ultra-sensitive NO2 Detection”, 220th ECS Meeting, 2011

48.      Yuchan Zhang, Liang Su, Wenzhao Jia, Dan Manuzzi, Changjun Hou, Danqun Huo, Yu Lei, “Metallic nanowires based glucose biosensor”,  220th ECS Meeting, 2011

49.      Yixin Liu, Yu Ding, Haiyong Gao, Puxian Gao, Yu Lei, “High Temperature Oxygen Sensors Based on Metal Oxide Nanofibers”, 220th ECS Meeting, 2011

50.      Liang Su, Wenzhao Jia, Yu Lei, “Facile Synthesis of Platinum Nanoflower Monolayer on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Membrane”, 220th ECS Meeting, 2011

51.      L. Su, Y. Zhang, D. Manuzzi, C. Hou, D. Huo, and Yu Lei, “Copper Nanowires-based Ultrasensitive Non-enzymatic Sensor for Blood Glucose Monitoring”, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Conference, 2011

52.      W. Jia, L. Su, and Yu Lei, “Synthesis of Pt Nanoflower/Polyaniline Composite Nanofibers and Their Application in the Enzymatic Detection of Urea”, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Conference, 2011

53.      Liang Su, Wenzhao Jia, Yu Lei, Free-standing Pt nanoflower-SWNTs based electrode catalyst: Synthesis, characterization and application. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2010

54.      Wenzhao Jia, Liang Su, Yu Lei. Facile Synthesis of Single-Crystalline Sn Dendrites Via Galvanic Replacement Reaction and Their Thermal Conversion to SnO2.  American Institute of Chemical Engineering 2010

55.      Yu Ding, Ying Wang, Yu Lei. Electrospun hemoglobin microbelts based biosensor for sensitive detection of hydrogen peroxide. Northeast Bioengineering Conference at Rensselaer 2011

56.      Shan Huang, Yu Ding, Yu Lei. Enzymatic glucose sensor based on electrospun metal oxide nanofibers. Northeast Bioengineering Conference at Rensselaer 2011

57.      Shan Huang, Yu Ding, Yu Lei. Enzymatic glucose sensor based on electrospun metal oxide nanofibers. Connecticut Microelectronics and Optoelectronics Consortium 2011

58.      Yu Ding and Yu Lei. Direct electrochemistry and electrocatalysis of electrospun single-walled carbon nanotubes-hemoglobin composite microbelts – towards the development of sensitive and mediator-free biosensor. Annual Conference of the Institute for Biological Engineering 2011

59.      Yu Ding, Ying Wang, Yu Lei. Direct electrochemistry and electrocatalysis of electrospun single-walled carbon nanotubes-hemoglobin composite microbelts – towards the development of sensitive and mediator-free biosensor.  American Institute of Chemical Engineering 2010

60.      Yu Ding, Ying Wang, Yu Lei. Non-enzymatic glucose sensing using novel metal oxide-metal composite nanofibers. American Institute of Chemical Engineering 2010

61.      Ying Wang, Joshua Akhigbe, Yu Ding, Christian Brückner, Yu Lei. Meso-tritolylcorrole/single walled carbon nanotubes donor-acceptor heterojunction and its application in ultra-sensitive NO2 detection. American Institute of Chemical Engineering 2010

62.      Ying Wang, WenZhao Jia, Yu Ding, Timothy Strout, Yu Lei. Conductive core-sheath nanocables based gas sensors. American Institute of Chemical Engineering 2010

63.      Yu Lei, “Biosensors for environmental monitoring”, The BIT’s 3rd Annual World Congress of Industrial Biotechnology, 2010

64.      Wei Chen, Yu Ding, Joshua Akhigbe, Christian Brückner, Changming Li, Yu Lei. Direct electrochemistry and electrocatalysis of glucose oxidase on poly[cobalt meso-tetrakis(2-thienyl)porphyrin]-SWNTs composites. American Chemical Society 2010

65.      Yu Ding, Yu Lei. Electrospun metal oxide nanofibers for sensitive glucose and H2O2 detection. American Chemical Society 2010

66.      Wenzhao Jia, Liang Su, Ying Wang, Yu Lei. Fabrication of Pd/TiO2 nanofibers and their application in hydrogen sensing. American Chemical Society 2010

67.      Wei Chen, Ying Wang, Christian Brückner, Chang Ming Li, Yu Lei. Poly[meso-tetrakis(2-thienyl)porphyrin] for the sensitive electrochemical detection of explosives. American Chemical Society Regional Conference 2010

68.      Liang Su, Wenzhao Jia, Yu Lei. Palladium/titanium dioxide nanofibers for glycerol electrooxidation in alkaline medium. American Chemical Society 2010

69.      Liang Su, Wenzhao Jia, Yu Lei. Free-standing palladium/polyamide 6 nanofibers for electrooxidation of alcohols in alkaline medium. American Chemical Society 2010

70.      Yu Ding, Heng Zhang, Yu Lei, Carbonized hemoglobin nanofibers for sensitive H2O2 detection. American Chemical Society 2010

71.      Yu Ding and Yu Lei, Hemoglobin fibers for sensitive H2O2 and nitrite detection. American Chemical Society 2010

72.      Ying Wang, Wenzhao Jia, Timothy Strout, Ashely Schempf, Heng Zhang, Yu Lei. Gas Sensor Using Polypyrrole-Coated TiO2/ZnO Nanofibers. NSF conference at Hawaii 2009

73.      Wenzhao Jia, Ying Wang, Ting Yu, Min Guo, Edgar G. Rodriguez, and Yu Lei. Electrocatalytic Oxidation and Reduction of H2O2 on Vertically Aligned Co3O4 Nanowalls Electrode: Toward H2O2 Detection. NSF conference at Hawaii 2009

74.      Joshua Akhigbe, Ying Wang, Ali Gokirmak, Yu Lei, and Christian Brückner, Yushan Yan. Electronic Sensor for the Detection of TNT and Other Nitroaromatics. NSF technique paper. NSF CMMI Hawaii conference 2009.

75.      Liang Su, Kumar Venkitanarayanan, Yu Lei. Detection of E. coli and total coliforms. American Chemical Society 2009

76.      Ying Wang, Wenzhao Jia, Timothy Strout, Ashely Schempf, Heng Zhang, Yu Lei, Sensitive Ammonia Gas Sensor Using Polypyrrole-Coated TiO2/ZnO Nanofibers. American Chemical Society 2009

77.      Wenzhao Jia, Eliot Reiz, Ying Wang, Paresh Shimpi, Heng Zhang, Puxian Gao, Yu Lei Nanostructured CuO: Synthesis, Characterization and Application. American Chemical Society 2009

78.      Wenzhao Jia, Ying Wang, Joysurya Basu, Timothy Strout, C. Barry Carter, Yu Lei, Nanoengineered transparent metallic nanofibrous membrane and its application for humidity sensing. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2009

79.      Wenzhao Jia, Liang Su, Yu Ding, Ashely Schempf, Ying Wang, Yu Lei, Pd/TiO2 nanofibrous membrane and its application in hydrogen sensing. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2009

80.      Liang Su, Wenzhao Jia, Ashely Schempf, Yu Ding, Yu Lei, Palladium nanofibers for electrooxidation of Alcohols in Alkaline medium. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2009

81.      Michael Gentile, Eliot Reitz, Wenzhao Jia, Yu Lei, CuO nanospheres based non-enzymatic glucose sensor, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2008

82.      Matthew Cagnetta, Wenzhao Jia, Yu Lei, The effect of collector geometries on the nanofiber alignment, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2008

83.      Ashley Schempf, Wenzhao Jia, Yu Lei, Metal oxide nanofibers and its application in gas sensing, American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2008

84.      Joshua Akhigbe, Gloria Zarate, Ying Wang, Kihoon Choi, Anuradha Kodal, Krishna Pattipati, Yu Lei, and Christian Brückner. Fluorescence detection of nitroaromatics using a library of structurally diverse porphyrinoids. American Chemical Society 2008

85.      Wenzhao Jia, Eliot Reitz, Paresh Shimpi, Pu-Xian Gao, Ying Wang, Edgar G. Rodriguez, and Yu Lei. Spherical copper oxide synthesized by a simple hydrothermal reaction and its application in electrocatalytic reduction/oxidation of H2O2. American Chemical Society 2008

86.      Ying Wang, Wenzhao Jia, Ting Yu, Min Guo, Edgar G Rodriguez, Yu Lei. Electrocatalytic oxidation and reduction of H2O2 on Co3O4 nanowalls electrode: Toward H2O2 detection. American Chemical Society 2008

87.      Yu Lei, Wenzhao Jia, Ying Wang, Jianxiong Wang, Xiaowei Sun. Nanomaterial based glucose sensors. American Chemical Society 2008

88.      Gloria Zarate, Joshua Akhigbe, Yu Lei, and Christian Bruckner. Differentiation of nitroaromatics by a library of porphyrinoids-towards an electronic nose. Kansas City, MO, SACNAS National Conference, 2007

89.      Yu Lei, Wenzhao Jia. Glucose sensor using non-woven single-walled carbon nanotube films. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2007

90.      Eliot Reitz, Wenzhao Jia, Paresh Shimpi, Puxian Gao, Yu Lei. Novel Copper Oxide Nano and Microstructures. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2007

91.      Wenzhao Jia, Yu Lei. Novel large-scale production of genetically engineered elastin-loke-biopolymer and endotoxin-binding peptide fusion for neutralization of endotoxin. American Chemical Society 2007

92.      Joshua Akhigbe, Wenzhao Jia, Yu Lei, Christian Bruckner. Fluorescence detection of tnt and other nitroaromatics using a library of structurally diverse porphyrinoids. American Chemical Society 2007

93.      Yu Lei, Ningyi Liu, Xianpeng Cai, Qing Zhang, Mary Chan. Real-time nitrophenol detection using single-walled carbon nanotube sensors. American Chemical Society 2007

94.      Yu Lei, Liu N.Y., Cai X.P., Zhang Q., Li C.M. and Mary Chan, Wilfred Chen, Ashok Mulchandani. Real-time detection of organophosphorus pesticides using carbon nanotube-based field-effect transistor. American Chemical Society 2007

95.      Yu Lei, Jian-Shan Ye, Fwu-Shan Sheu, Wei De Zhang, Wilfred Chen, Ashok Mulchandani. Determination of organophosphorus nerve agents using vertically-aligned MWNT and organophosphorus hydrolase. American Chemical Society 2006

96.      Xianpeng Cai, Ang Wei, Xiaowei Sun and Yu Lei. Biosensor for organophosphorus pesticides using hydrothermally grown ZnO nanotubes and organophosphorus hydrolase. American Chemical Society 2006

97.      Rohini Produtur, Yu Lei, Wilfred Chen, Marc Deshusses, Ashok Mulchandani. Simultaneous degradation of organophosphorus compounds and p-nitrophenol using immobilized Pseudomonas putida JS444 with surface-expressed organophosphorus hydrolase. American Chemical Society 2005

98.      Muchandani A., Chen W., Yu Lei, Mulchandani P. Direct determination of organophosphorus nerve agents using genetically engineered Pseudomonas putida JS 444 with surface-expressed organophosphorus hydrolase-modified carbon paste electrode. American Chemical Society 2005

99.      Yu Lei, Mulchandani P., Chen W., Wang J., Mulchandani A. Biosensor for Direct Determination of Organophosphorous Pestcides. Pittcon 2004

100.   Yu Lei, Mulchandani P., Chen W., Wang J., Mulchandani A. Whole cell amperometric biosensor for organophosphorus nerve agents. American Chemical Society 2004

101.   Yu Lei, Mulchandani P., Chen W., Wang J., Mulchandani A. Biosensor for direct determination of organophosphorous pesticides.  American Chemical Society 2003

102.   Yu Lei, Mulchandani P., Chen W., Mulchandani A. Biosensors for direct determination of organophosphorous nerve agents. American Institute of Chemical Engineers 2003

103.   Mulchandani P., Yu Lei, Chen W., Mulchandani A. Microbial biosensor for organophosphate nerve agents using recombinant Moraxella sp. with surface expressed organophosphorus hydrolase. The 7th World Congress on Biosensors 2002

 

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AWARDS AND GRANTS

      A winner of Research Leader Award 2015 given by Publishing Division of Cognizure

      Top Cited Author Award 2010-2011, Biosensors and Bioeelctronics

      Top Cited Award 2008-2009, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry

      NSF Grant

      DHS Grant

      DOE Grant

      USGS Grant

      UConn Large Research Grant

      NanoCluster/NTU seed fund 2005

      University of California-Riverside Graduate Research Award 2004

      University of California-Riverside Dissertation Research Grant 2004

      University of California-Riverside Mini-Travel Grant 2003, 2004

      The Best Presentation of the Third Annual Graduate Student Seminar, Dept. of Chem. & Environ. Eng., University of California-Riverside 2003

      Distinguished Chancellor Fellowship, University of California-Riverside 2000-2002

      Excellent Graduate Student of Sichuan Province, China 1996

      Guanghua scholarship, China 1993-1996

      Undergraduate Scholarships, China 1990-1993