Dr. Aimee Ya WANG
Dr. Aimee Ya WANG
Assistant Professor of Food Science and Technology
Division of Science and Technology
office: T8-401-R5

Ph.D. in Microsystems and Microelectronics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.
M.Sc. in Polymer Chemistry and Physics, Wuhan University, China.
B.Sc. in Chemical Base Class, Wuhan University, China.

Research Interests

- Biomedical materials include polymers, hydrogels, nanoparticles, peptides, peptide nucleic acids, etc
- Drug delivery systems: Nano/micron-sized controllable drug release systems, implantable drug release devices based on micro-nano processing technology and material synthesis
- Cancer detection and therapy

Current Teaching

CHEM2033 Analytical Chemistry
GDST1033 The Science of Well Being

Selected Publications Y. Wang, G. Boero, X. S. Zhang, J. Brugger. Thermal and pH-Sensitive Composite Membrane for On-demand Drug Delivery by Applying an Alternating Magnetic Field. Adv. Mater. Interfaces, 2020, 2000733. (Frontispiece)

Y. Wang, X. S. Zhang, J. Brugger. Fabrication and Characterization of Biodegradable, Thermal-Responsive Silk Composite Membrane. IEEE Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems (NEMS), 2018, 479-482.

Y. B. Guo, X. S. Zhang, Y. Wang, W. Gong, Q. H. Zhang, H. Z. Wang, J. Brugger. All-Fiber Hybrid Piezoelectric-Enhanced Triboelectric Nanogenerator for Wearable Gesture Monitoring. Nano Energy, 2018, 48, 152-160.

Y. Wang, H. Z. Jia, K. Han, R. X Zhuo, X. Z. Zhang. Theranostic Magnetic Nanoparticles for Efficient Capture and In Situ Chemotherapy of Circulating Tumor Cells. J. Mater. Chem. B., 2013, 1, 3344-3352. (Cover)

J. Zhang, Z. F. Yuan, Y. Wang, W. H. Chen, G. F. Luo, X. Z. Zhang. Multifunctional Envelope-Type Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Tumor-Triggered Targeting Drug Delivery. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 5068-5073.

C. S. Chen, X. D. Xu, Y. Wang, J. Yang, H. Z. Jia, H. Cheng, C. C. Chu, R. X. Zhuo, X. Z. Zhang. A Peptide Nanofibrous Indicator for Eye-detectable Cancer Cell Identification. Small, 2013, 9, 920-926.

Y. Wang, J. Zhang, H. Z. Jia, J. Yang, S. Y. Qin, C. W. Liu, R. X. Zhuo, X. Z. Zhang. Design of a Cellular-Uptake-Shielding Magnetic Catcher for Cancer Cell Separation. Macromol. Biosci., 2012, 12, 1321-1325.

X. D. Xu, B. B. Lin, J. Feng, Y. Wang, S. X. Cheng, X. Z. Zhang, R. X. Zhuo. Biological Glucose Metabolism Regulated Peptide Self-Assembly as a Simple Visual Biosensor for Glucose Detection. Macromol. Rapid Comm., 2012, 33, 426-431.

J. Zhang, C. Li, Y. Wang, R. X. Zhuo, X. Z. Zhang. Controllable Exploding Microcapsules as Drug Carriers. Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 4457-4459.

J. Zhang, Y. Wang, Y. H. Gong, X. Z. Zhang. Fabrication and Characterization of Magnetic Microcapsules via Layer-by-Layer Assembly. 2011 National Polymer Thesis Colloquium.
Grants and Projects UIC Start-up Research Fund.
Academic and Social Service IEEE member
Awards and Honors China Scholarship Council.

Postgraduate Academic Innovation Scholarship.

Excellent Postgraduate.

People's Scholarship for Postgraduate.

Full Scholarship at Wuhan University.

Excellent Undergraduate.

People's Scholarship for Undergraduate.

Entrance Scholarship at Wuhan University.
Postgraduate Opportunities