|Ph.D.||Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA (2014)|
|M.S.||Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA (2011)|
|B.S.||Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China (2009)|
2022 – pres. Associate Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2018 – 2022 Assistant Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2014 – 2018 Postdoc Research Fellow, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
- Micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), sensors and actuators
- Photonics for MEMS motion and topology imaging
- Dynamics, vibrations and control of MEMS
Honors and Awards
- Best Paper Award of the 30th IEEE Semiconductor Thermal Measurement and Management Symposium (2014)
- Best Paper Award of the 18th International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (2013)
- Rackham Research Award (2013)
- Undergraduate with Honors, Shanghai Municipal Education Commission (2009)
- Kejing Ma†, Huyue Chen†, Zhiyuan Wu, Xiangling Hao, Ge Yan, Wenbo Li, Lei Shao*, Guang Meng, and Wenming Zhang*. A wave-confining metasphere beamforming acoustic sensor for superior human-machine voice interaction. Science Advances, eadc9230, 2022.
- Jingjie Cheng, Zhaoliang Peng, Penghui Song, Bo Peng, Jason J. Gorman, Justin Kuo, Amit Lal, Wenming Zhang, and Lei Shao*. Anisotropic acoustodynamics in gigahertz piezoelectric ultrasonic transducers. IEEE Electron Device Letters, 43, 1117, 2022.
- Qifan Ding, Huyue Chen, Jiahao Wu, Tianxiang Zheng, Wenming Zhang, and Lei Shao*. Molding-free fully-printed flexible tactile sensors with performance-enhancing microstructures. IEEE Sensors Journal, 22, 11552, 2022.
- Penghui Song, Lei Shao*, and Wenming Zhang*. Residue-regulating homotopy method for strongly nonlinear oscillators. Nonlinear Dynamics, 109, 1905, 2022.
- Shoulu Gong†, Qifan Ding†, Jiahao Wu, Wenbo Li, Xinyu Guo, Wenming Zhang*, and Lei Shao*. Bioinspired multifunctional mechanoreception of soft-rigid hybrid actuator fingers. Advanced Intelligent Systems, 4, 2100242, 2022.
- Lei Shao*, Vikrant J. Gokhale, Bo Peng, Penghui Song, Jingjie Cheng, Justin Kuo, Amit Lal, Wenming Zhang, and Jason J. Gorman*. Femtometer-amplitude imaging of coherent super high frequency vibrations in micromechanical resonators. Nature Communications, 13, 694, 2022.
- Program Committee member of the IEEE semiconductor thermal measurement and management symposium (2014-present).
- Conference session co-chair of the 30th IEEE semiconductor thermal measurement and management symposium (2014).
- Invited Journal Reviewer: Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, Nature Futures, Communications Physics – Nature, Scientific Reports – Nature, IEEE Electron Device Letters, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Review of Scientific Instruments, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, etc.
- Vm360: Modeling, Analysis and Control of Dynamic Systems
- Vm461: Automatic Control
- Vm553: Microelectromechanical Systems