2021.08.01 – Dr. Xinge Yu starts serving as Youth Editorial Board of Soft Science.

2021.07.15 – Dr. Xinge Yu starts serving as Youth Editorial Board of Energy & Environmental Materials.

2021.06.28 – Dr. Xinge Yu starts serving as Advisory Board of Materials Today Physics.

2021.05.28 – Press release of our work “Detecting skin disorders based on tissue stiffness with a soft sensing device” published Nature Biomedical Engineering from City University of Hong Kong. LINK

Position Openings

Postdoc Research Staff Available:


Flexible and Stretchable Technologies (FAST) for monitoring of CVD risk factors: Sensing and Applications

& Experimental and clinical investigations via the FAST, multimodal spectroscopy & microscopy platforms


We are looking for passionate and talented PhD graduates with strong academic backgrounds in the areas of robotics and biomedical engineering for cardiovascular health engineering. The expertise in electronical engineering, flexible electronics, materials science, biomedical engineering will be particularly preferred. The other requirements include project management and presentation proficiency, which will be essential for future success in both the academic and industrial environments.

Salary and Conditions of Service

The contract will be 3 years. Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and expertise. Fringe benefits include leave and medical consultations.


The candidates will work in the center established in Science Park. If you are interested in the position, please send your application with CV to


2020.12.10 – Dr. Xinge Yu was select as Innovators under 35 China Summit, by MIT Technology Review.

2020.11.30 – Dr. Xinge Yu starts serving as the Section Editor of of Medicine in Novel Technology and Devices (MEDNTD), to responsible for manuscripts related to Biomedical Informatics and Intelligent Diagnosis.

2020.11.26 – Dr. Xinge Yu starts serving as the Editorial Board member of Journal Nutrition and Food Science Technology.

2020.11.22 – Dr. Xinge Yu was selected as the member of World Association of Chinese Biomedical Engineers Young Scholar Committee.

2020.08.26 – Dr. Xinge Yu starts serving as Reviewer Editor in the Editorial Board of frontiers in Electronics in the Section of Flexible Electronics.

2020.08.24 – Phd candidates Yiming Liu and Kuanming Yao recieved Outstanding Academic Performance Award of 2020.

2020.07.10 – Dr. Xinge Yu won the Microsystem & NanoEngineering MINE2020 Young Scientist Award. undefined

2020.06.30 – Dr. Xinge Yu received Early Career Grant Award under Early Career Scheme by Research Grants Council.

2020.03.31 – Dr. Xinge Yu is serving as the Guest Editor of the Special Issue “Science and Technology of Flexible Films and Devices” in the journal “Coatings”. Now, we are calling papers for this Special Issue. More detail information can be found on the website: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/coatings/special_issues/Sci_Technol_Flex_Film_Devices. Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 March 2021. undefined

2020.03.03 – Our paper “Crystallinity and grain boundary control of TIPS-pentacene in organic thin-film transistors for the ultra-high sensitive detection of NO2”, has been selected as one of the most popular articles published in Journal of Materials Chemistry C in 2019.

2020.01.21城大開發「皮膚觸覺介面」探索 VR 觸感技術

2019.12.03Press release of our work ‘Electronic skin for haptic interfaces’ – light, tight and battery-free on CityU news.

2019.11.23 – Dr. Xinge Yu was selected as New Innovators in NANOMED, at IEEE-NANOMED 2019, Gwangju, Korea.

2019.11.21 – Our work ” Skin-Integrated Wireless Haptic Interfaces for Virtual and Augmented Reality, published in Nature” is highlighted and reported in many news by various agencies, such as CNN, BBC, CBC, Discover Magazine, The Times (London) etc..

2019.11.21Our work ” Skin-Integrated Wireless Haptic Interfaces for Virtual and Augmented Reality” is published in Nature.

2019.09.27 – Our work ” Bio-inspired materials as interfacial layers for high performance perovskite photodetectors”, has been selected as Highlighted Articles from OSA Journals.

2019.09.03 – Our work ” Skin-Integrated Wireless Haptic Interfaces for Virtual and Augmented Reality “, has been accepted by Nature.

2019.08.30 – Dr. Xinge Yu serves as the Associate Editor of IEEE Open Journal of Nanotechnology (OJN). The IEEE OJN publishes novel and important results on engineeering at the nanoscale. It focuses on nanoscale devices, systems, materials and applications, and on their underlying science. It is an interdisciplinary journal that covers all areas of nanotechnology.

2019.08.22 – Our work “Crystallinity and grain boundary control of TIPS-pentacene in organic thin-film transistors for the ultra-high sensitive detection of NO2” has been published in Journal of Materials Chemistry C, and selected as back cover.

2019.07.02 – We hosted Prof. Nanshu Lu (University of Texas, Austin) as the speaker for the BME seminar 14 — ” Wireless Electronic Tattoos

2019.04.01 – Welcome Dr. Zhaoqian XIE join the Department of Biomedical Engineering at City University of Hong Kong as a senior research fellow. Dr. XIE’s reserach interests involve mechanics and design of stretchable & flexible electronics, wireless communication & energy harvesting of wearable & bio-integrated electronics, and thermal analysis & optimization of stretchable & flexible electronics. Our group, Lab of Soft Bio-Electronics is pleased to host Dr. XIE and support his research.

2019.01.09 – We hosted Prof. Antonio Facchetti as the speaker for the BME seminar 09 — “Engineering of Unconventional Materials for Flexible Optoelectronics. Transistors, Solar Cells, Batteries, and Sensors

2018.12.27 – Our work “Biocompatible and degradable gelatin dielectric based low-operating voltage organic transistors for ultra-high sensitivity NH3 detection” has been published in Applied Physics Letters has been selected as featured article, and reported by AIP Sclight news. link: https://aip.scitation.org/doi/full/10.1063/1.5086452


2018.09.14 – Our paper “Mechanically active materials in three-dimensional mesostructures” has been published in Science Advances, and highlighted as a featured article. Link: http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/9/eaat8313.short


2018.03.07 – Our paper “Needle-shaped ultrathin piezoelectric microsystem for guided tissue targeting via mechanical sensing” has been published in Nature Biomedical Engineering, and selected as the cover of the issue. Pengfei Song and James F. Greenleaf from Mayo Clinic wrote comment&news “Palpating biopsy needles” for our paper.

Link: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41551-018-0201-6 (Paper) https://www.nature.com/articles/s41551-018-0205-2 (News/Views)

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