Group photo (2019 fall)
From left to right: Ke Du, Teng Li, Xinye Chen, Mengdi Bao, Hillary Le, Grant Korensky, Kenny Hass, Yu Chang, Rohan Costa
Bio: Dr. Du is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at RIT. Before joining RIT, he was a postdoctoral researcher working for Richard Mathies in the Department of Chemistry at the University of California-Berkeley. Dr. Du's research is focused on nanobiosensing, nanomanufacturing, and nanomaterials. He has been the recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, including the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Student Fellowship (2012), James H. Potter Award (2014), and Innovation & Entrepreneur (IE) Fellowship (2009–2014). He was the only recipient worldwide of the 2017 MDPI Biosensors Travel Award and one of only two recipients worldwide of the 2017 MDPI Micromachines Travel Award. Du also received the Travel Grants for The International Conferences on Electron, Ion, and Photon Beam Technology and Nanofabrication (EIPBN) from 2012 to 2014. Du serves as an advisory board member for Microfluidic Foundry Inc. He served as a guest editor of the special issue "Scalable Micro/Nanopatterning" of Micromachines and as a technical program committee member of the 56th EIPBN conference (2012-2014).