• 2014, Oct.  Dr. Chenzhong Li, Wins the Faculty Award for Excellence in  Research and Creative Activity at FIU.
  • 2014, Jan, Dr. Chenzhong Li wins JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion and Science) Professorship Award (long term) to support him to do sabbatical research at WPI-AIMR with Dr. Matsue in  Tohoku University.
  • 2013, Dec.  Prof. Chenzhong Li, wins the  Outstanding Faculty Award in Research, in College of Engineering and Computing of at FIU.
  • 2012, Aug. Congratulation to Dr Li for his tenure and promotion.
  • 2012, Oct. Dr. Li gave an invited lecture at Bioelectronics 2012 and visited Sogang U and Guanzyu U, South Korea. (thanks Dr.Choi for invitation)
  • 2012, August, Dr. Federico Rosei (INRS U of Quebec) visited the lab and present a lecture in the BME department.
  • 2012, August, Dr. Li is pointed as Associate Editor of the journal of Chemical Sensors (Simplex Academic Publishers).
  • 2012, April, Dr Li gave an invited lecture at 2012 Future Diagnostics Symposium (Irvin, CA). Thanks for the invitation.
  • 2012, March, Dr. Yuliang Zhao visited the lab and gave a seminar at BME department.
  • 2012, Feb, Dr.Sir Harold Kroto (96 Nobel Prize in Chemistry) visited our lab and gave a lecture to the students and Chinese Scholars Association in FIU.
  • 2012, Feb, Dr. Sumio Iijima (Meijo University) visited the lab and gave a seminar.
  • 2012, Jan, Dr. Wunmi Sadik (SUNY Binghamton) toured the lab and gave a lecture to students and faculty.
  • 2011, April, Dr. Ziling Xue (UT) visited lab and present a lecture to the faculty and students.
  • 2011, March, Drs. Hongyuan Chen and Jingjuan Xu (Nanjing U.) visited the lab and gave lectures to the students.
  • 2011, Feb. Dr. Junjie Zhu (Nanjing U.) visited lab and gave a lecture to the department.
  • 2011, Jan, Dr.Anthony Guiseppi-Elie (Clemoson U.) visited the lab and gave a seminar.
  • 2011, Dr. Chenzhong Li win  “Kauffman Professor Award”  for his project “Low Cost and Easy to Use Point of Care Testing Kit: Paper Based Strips for Whole Cell Bacteria Analysis.”
  • 2010, Nov. Dr. Chenzhong Li is pointed as Associate Editor of the journal of Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology.
  • 2010, Nov 12th, Dr. Bill Heineman (U of Cincinnati) visited the lab and gave a lecture at the department.
  • 2010, October 22nd, Dr. Jams Burgess (Case Western) visited the lab and gave a lecture to the department.
  • 2010, Dr. Chenzhong Li’s lecture “Pathogenic Toxin Biosensor for In-Field Analysis of Bacteria” won the award of “Best Senior Presentation” in the category “Device Concepts & Sensor/System Functionality.” at 2009 NANO-DDS Conference.
  • 2010, October, Dr. Chenzhong Li received 2010 FASEB MARC Travel Award.
  • 2010, September 24th, Welcome Dr. Ziling Xue (UTK) to visit my lab and gave a lecture to the students.
  • 2010, September 17th, Welcome Dr. Jams Hickman (UCF) to visit my lab and gave a lecture to the students.
  • 2010, September 3rd, Welcome Dr. Nongjian Tao (ASU) to visit the lab and give a lecture.
  • 2010, August, Dr. Chenzhong Li is pointed as editor board member of the Journal of Nanoscience Letters.
  • 2010 August, the paper published by Lia at the journal of Nanotechnology has been highlighted by nanotechweb.org . The link is at http://nanotechweb.org/cws/article/lab/43407
  • 2010 August, Welcome Xuena Zhu to join in the lab as a PhD student.
  • 2010 July, Welcome Dr. Lana Roman joining to the lab as a postdoc research fellow.
  • 2010 July, We had wonderful time of “champagne “ dinner and Bowling game. Thanks to Lia for organizing.
  • 2010 July, Dr. Zhiqi Zhang successfully defended her PhD dissertation in the title of “Blood-Brain Barrier in vitro Model: a Tissue Engineering Approach and Validation”. Congratulation!! The first Doctor from Dr. Li’s Lab.
  • 2010 July, Congratulation to Lia for her first journal paper entitled “Whole cell based electrical impedance sensing approach for rapid nanotoxicity assay  ” accepted for publication by the journal of Nanotechnology.
  • 2010, June, Dr; Chenzhong Li is pointed as editor board member of the journal of Chemical Sensors.
  • 2010, June, Congratulation to Shradha for the award of Doctoral Evidence  Acquisition Fellowship.
  • 2010 May, Congratulation to Reshmi for her first journal paper entitled “Functional Magnetic Nanoshells Integrated Nanosensor for Trace Analysis of Environmental Uranium Contamination ” accepted by the journal of “Electrochim Acta.”
  • 2010 May, Rudolph Piatyszek is awarded by NIH MBRS RISE fellowship. Congratulations.
  • 2010, April, the recent joint JACS paper entitled “Hydrogenation: A Simple Approach To Realize Semiconductor-Half-Metal-Metal Transition in Boron Nitride Nanoribbons: has been highlighted by www.nanowerk.com. The link is http://www.nanowerk.com/spotlight/spotid=15647.php.
  • 2010, April, Prof. Shuming Nie from Emory and George Tech visited the lab.
  • 2010, March , Dr Li organized a contributed symposium at Pittcon 2010 conference. He also presided two symposiums in the conference.
  • 2010 March, Reshmi Banerjee won the best poster  award in 2010 WM2010 conference at Phoenix AZ.  The title of the poster is ““Response of Hanford Site Soil Arthrobacter isolates to uranium contamination”. Congratulations.
  • 2010, March, Chang, Reshmi, Lia, Shradha, Subbiah present their work at Pittcon 2010 in Orlando, FL (6 talks and 1 poster). Thanks for your “student aid work” for the Pittcon conference.
  • 2010 February, hosted visitor Prof. John X Zhang from UT Austin.
  • 2010 February, hosted visitor Prof. Roger LeBlanc from University of Miami.
  • 2010, February, Dr; Chenzhong Li is pointed as editor board member of the journal of Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology (ABAB).
  • 2010 February, welcome Prof. Vittoria Balsamo from University Simon Bolivar (Venezuela) to join our lab for her 7 months sabbatical vacation.
  • 2010 January, hosted visitor Prof. Zhifeng Ding from the University of Western Oratorio, Canada.
  • 2010 January, welcome Pratik Shah to join the lab.
  • 2009 October, Prof. John Cirrito from Washington University at San Louis visited the lab.
  • 2009 October, Dr. Li served proposal reviewer and panelist for NIH EBT study section.
  • 2009, September, We got  success in co-organizing the 2009 NanoDDS conference at Fort Lauderdale. The bus tour at FIU was great and well organized. Thanks
  • 2009, August, Dr. Subbiah Alwarappan received the offer from Nanomaterials and Nanomanufacturing Research Center (NNRC) at University of South Florida, he will work with Prof. Ashok Kumar.
  • 2009, July, Senior design project,  “Immunochromatographic Strip Biosensor for the Detection of Staphylococcus”,  supervised by Dr Li, won the 1st place in 2009 BME senor design competition. Congratulation to  Jimmy Ng, Andres Ramos, Christopher Zapata.
  • 2009, Dr. Li edited book- The special issue on biomedical engineering of American Journal of Biomedical Science is published.
  • 2009, Zhiqi Zhang won 2009 PhD dissertation development award, congratulations.
  • 2009 May, 25th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference was successfully organized. Thanks. Dr Li is one of conference chairs.
  • 2009 Feb, hosted visit of Prof. Xiangqun Zeng from Oakland University
  • 2009 March, hosted visit of  Dr. Xueji Zhang from WPI
  • 2009 February, Shradha Prabhulkar won  the Award of the Everglades Foundation Fellowship of 2009, Congratulation.
  • Dr Li won   2009 Kauffman Professor Award for Entrepreneurship Research and Education in  Nanotechnology.
  • Congratulation to Dr. Subbiah Alwarappan for his 1 st paper at our lab be published at Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.
  • 2009 March, Dr. Li served proposal reviewer and panelist for NIH SBIR/STTR Panel NIH EBT ZRG1.
  • 2008 December, Dr Li’s paper of new optical properties of carbon nanotubes has been reported at News of Materials Today (2008).
  • 2008 August, 2008 National Science Foundation (NSF, Program for Environmental Implications of Emerging Technologies, CBET) Proposals Reviewer and Panel.
  • 2008 National Science Foundation (NSF, Program of Materials and Surface Engineering, CMMI) Proposals Reviewer and Panelist