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Lei Shao

Lei Shao

Assistant Professor

Office
  542
Tel
  +86-21-34206765 Ext. 5421
Fax
  +86-21-34206525
Email
  nc.ud1544810987e.utj1544810987s@oah1544810987s.iel1544810987

Education

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)

Work Experience

2018 – pres. Assistant Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute
2014 – 2018 Guest Researcher, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA

Research Interests

  • Micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), transducers and sensors
  • Photonics for ultra-sensitive micromechanical motion detection
  • Dynamics, vibrations and control of MEMS
  • Vibration-driven MEMS energy systems

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)

 Selected Publications

  • L. Shao, V.J. Gokhale, J.C. Kuo, A. Lal, and J.J. Gorman, “Imaging Gigahertz Dynamics of Micromechanical Resonators Using Ultrafast Pulsed Laser Interferometry,” Hilton Head Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop 2018, in press.
  • L. Shao, J. Lawall, and J.J. Gorman, “Effect of Pulse Asymmetry and Nonlinear Chirp on the Accuracy of Ultrafast Pulsed Laser Interferometry,” Optics Letters, 42, 5125 (2017).
  • L. Shao, A. Raghavan, G.-H. Kim, L. Emurian, J. Rosen, M.C. Papaefthymiou, T.F. Wenisch, M.M.K. Martin, and K.P. Pipe, “Figure-of-merit for Phase-change Materials Used in Thermal Management”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 101, 764 (2016).
  • L. Shao, and J.J. Gorman, “Pulsed Laser Interferometry with Picometer Resolution Using Quadrature Detection”, Optics Express, 24, 17459 (2016).
  • G.-H. Kim, D. Lee, A. Shanker, L. Shao, M.-S. Kwon, D. Gidley, J.-S. Kim, and K.P. Pipe, “High Thermal Conductivity in Amorphous Polymer Blends by Engineered Interchain Interactions,” Nature Materials, 14, 295 (2015).
  • L. Shao, and K.P. Pipe, “Amplification and Directional Emission of Surface Acoustic Waves by A Two-dimensional Electron Gas,” Applied Physics Letters, 106, 023106 (2015).
  • L. Shao, A. Raghavan, M.C. Papaefthymiou, T.F. Wenisch, M.M.K. Martin, and K.P. Pipe, “On-chip Phase Change Heat Sinks Designed for Computational Sprinting,” Proceedings of the 30th IEEE semiconductor thermal measurement and management symposium (SEMI-THERM), 29 (2014).
  • L. Shao, M. Zhang, A. Banerjee, P.K. Bhattacharya, and K.P. Pipe, “Electrically Driven Nanoscale Acoustic Source based on A Two-dimensional Electron Gas,” Applied Physics Letters, 103, 083102 (2013).
  • G.-H. Kim, L. Shao, K. Zhang, and K.P. Pipe, “Engineered Doping of Organic Semiconductors for Enhanced Thermoelectric Efficiency,” Nature Materials, 12, 719 (2013).
  • A. Raghavan, L. Emurian, L. Shao, M.C. Papaefthymiou, K.P. Pipe, T.F. Wenisch, and M.M. K. Martin, “Computational Sprinting on A Hardware/software Testbed,” Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Architectural support for programming languages and operating systems (ASPLOS), 48, 155 (2013).
  • L. Shao, M. Zhang, A. Banerjee, P.K. Bhattacharya, and K.P. Pipe, “Emission and Detection of Surface Acoustic Waves by AlGaN/GaN High Electron Mobility Transistors,” Applied Physics Letters, 99, 243507 (2011).

Professional Service

  • 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.

Courses Taught

  • UM-SJTU JI: Vm 461, Automatic Control