PhD, Principal investigator
Director of the Shenzhen Engineering Lab for Brain Activity Mapping Technologies
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(1) Novel research tools and techniques for neural recording and modulation, including flexible optogenetics, bio-sensors & bio-actuators, electrode arrays and neural interfaces.
(2) Functional dissection and modulation of specific neural circuits involved in neuropsychological diseases (epilepsy and emotion disorders).



2018-present, Principal Investigator and Professor at SIAT, CAS.
2012-2018, Associate Professor at SIAT, CAS.
2010-2012, Assistant Professor at SIAT, CAS.
2005-2010, Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Wuhan University.
2001-2005, B.S. in Chemistry, Wuhan University.

Selected publications

[1] Ye FM, Li M, Ke DN, Wang LP, Lu Y*, Ultrafast Self-Healing and Injectable Conductive Hydrogel for Strain and Pressure Sensors. Advanced Materials Technologies, 2019; 1900346.(*Corresponding Author)

[2] Wang LL, Zhong C, Ke DN, Ye FM, Tu J, Wang LP*, Lu Y*, Ultra-soft and Highly Stretchable Hydrogel Optical Fibers for In Vivo Optogenetic Modulations. Advanced Optical Materials, 2018; 6: 1800427.(*Corresponding Author)

[3] Zhong C, Ke DN, Wang LL, Lu Y*, Wang LP*, Bioactive interpenetrating polymer networks for improving the electrode/neural-tissue interface. Electrochemistry Communications, 2017; 79: 59-62.(*Corresponding Author)

[4] Lu Y#, Zhong C#, Wang LL, Wei PF, He W, Huang K, Zhang Y, Zhan Y, Feng GP, Wang LP*, Optogenetic dissection of ictal propagation in the hippocampal-entorhinal cortex structures, Nature Communications, 2016;7:10962.

[5] Zhong C, Zhang YY, He W, Wei PF, Lu Y*, Zhu Y, Liu L, Wang LP*. Multi-unit recording with iridium oxide modified stereotrodes in Drosophila melanogaster, Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 2014;222:218-29.(*Corresponding Author)

[6] Lu Y, Li YL, Pan JQ, Wei PF, Liu N, Wu BF, Cheng JB, Lu CY, Wang LP*. Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)/poly(styrenesulfonate)-poly(vinyl alcohol)/poly (acrylic acid) interpenetrating polymer networks for improving optrode-neural tissue interface in optogenetics. Biomaterials, 2012;33:378-94.

[7] Lu Y#, Li T#, Zhao XQ, Li M, Cao YL, Yang HX, Duan YY*. Electrodeposited polypyrrole/carbon nanotubes composite films electrodes for neural interfaces. Biomaterials, 2010;31:5169-81.

[8] Lu Y, Wang TY, Cai ZX, Cao YL, Yang HX, Duan YY*. Anodically electrodeposited iridium oxide films microelectrodes for neural microstimulation and recording. Sensors & Actuators B:Chemical, 2009; 137: 334-9.

[9] Lu Y, Wang DF, Li T, Zhao XQ, Cao YL, Yang HX, Duan YY*. Poly(vinyl alcohol)/poly(acrylic acid) hydrogel coatings for improving electrode-neural tissue interface. Biomaterials, 2009; 30: 4143-51.

[10] Lu Y, Cai ZX, Cao YL, Yang HX, Duan YY*. Activated iridium oxide films fabricated by asymmetric pulses for electrical neural micro stimulation and recording. Electrochemistry Communications, 2008; 10: 778-82.