News and Updates

2021

November

Yi and Robert become guest editors of MDPI journal Micromachines, special issue on Organic Bioelectronics.

 

October

Jinsheng's paper on 3D printing of functional materials is published in SMASIS 2021. Congrats Jinsheng!

Yi's paper on modeling effects of OFETs bending is published in SMASIS 2021. Congrats Yi!

 

July

Yi officially becomes a member of LOBE. Welcome aboard Yi!

PPI publishes article about Robert's Showalter award.

 

June

PPI publishes article about Robert's ONR award.

Javad's review of ultra-thin transistors, of many different technologies (organic & inorganic) was just published by MDPI Micromachines. Well done Javad!

LOBE is the recipient of the 2021 Ralph W. and Grace M. Showalter Research Trust Award, together with Prof. Ward and Prof. Bahr, and also with Prof. Schaser.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert gave an invited presentation at the virtual Spring 2021 meeting of European Materials Research Society, session R: Neuro-inspired information processing.

Huiwen gave two presentations at the virtual 2021 ECS Meeting: on histamine and ammonia detection.

Video is available of Dr Christos Bergeles from King's College London giving a symposium talk to Purdue Honors College.

 

May

LOBE is hiring!

Congratulations to Walter on finishing his undergraduate degree, and to Yi on officially becoming a Doctor. Well done gentlemen!!!

Robert was chosen as a recipient of the ONR's Young Investigator award.

 

 

 

 

 

March

Jinsheng's abstract submission (together with Prof Newell and Prof Garcia) on 3D printed PVdF sensors, was accepted for publication at ASME SMASIS 2021. Congratulations Jinsheng!

Yi's abstract submission, co-written with Huiwen, (together with Prof Zhang and Prof Voyles), on flexible transistors, was accepted for publication at ASME SMASIS 2020. Congratulations Yi and Huiwen!

Katia and Huiwen's abstract submission on ammonia sensor, (together with Prof Voyles, Prof Donkin and Prof Pavlica), was accepted for publication at ECS 2021. Congratulations Katia and Huiwen!

Huiwen and Katia's abstract submission on histamine sensor, (together with Prof Voyles and Prof Donkin), was accepted for publication at ECS 2021. Congratulations Katia and Huiwen!

2020

December

Purdue EVPRP funded Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) Parylene coater has finally been delivered and installed!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November

Jinsheng's paper, together with Prof. Newell and Prof. Garcia from SoET, on 3D printed PVdF sensors, was finally published as proceedings of The ASME 2020 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS) 2020. Well done Jinsheng!

Another paper by Yi on simulating the effects of physical stress/strain on organic transistors, was published in Organic Electronics. Right on Yi!

 

October

Javad's paper, together with Prof Giacomo Indiveri from INI & ETH Zurich and Prof Takao Someya from University of Tokyo, on physically flexible spiking organic neuromorphic circuit was accepted for publication with Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. Well done Javad!

Together with Prof Walter Daniel Leon-Salas and 31 other researchers, Robert has published ISCAS 2020 paper.

Together with Purdue Honors College, Robert was co-hosting Dr. ‚Ä™Paschalis Gkoupidenis. Video of his interview can be found on Purdue Honors College YouTube channel.

Yi's paper on simulating the effects of physical stress/strain on organic transistors, was published in Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences. Keep up the great work Yi!

 

September

Huiwen and Katia's paper on histamine sensors for Precision Animal Ag was accepted for publication at IEEE Sensors Letters. Congratulations Huiwen and Katia!

 

August

Jinsheng's abstract submission on 3D printed PVdF sensors, was accepted for publication at ASME SMASIS 2020. Congratulations Jinsheng!

 

June

LOBE was cleared to return to research activities.

 

March

COVID-19: Purdue University moves to all on-line classes, and all research activities are also suspended - stay safe everyone!

 

January

In solidarity with University of California, LOBE is boycotting all of Elsevier publishings

2019

November

  • LOBE is working in collaboration with Prof Richard Voyles, with video shown here
  • LOBE has finally had the EVPRP funded integrated Physical Vapor Deposition and Glovebox (from Lesker) installed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Also, the RDE funded Reactive Ion Etching (from Glow Research) has been purchased and installed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Together with Prof Richard Voyles, Prof Mo Rastgaar, and Prof Nina Mahmoudian, Robert has visited Texas, with tour of NASA's Johnson Space Center (JSC) Dr Robert Ambrose (NASA) and Texas A&M's Disaster City with Prof Robin Murphy (Texas A&M)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August

  • Egon and Robert published a paper on graphene-enhanced electronics 
  • Megan, co-supervised by Prof Krishna Jayant, joined the group!
  • LOBE moved to FlexLab!!!

 

July

  • Dakota gave a presentation of his SURF research

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • LOBE is moving to Flex Lab
  • Robert visited laboratory of Prof. Takao Someya in Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June

  • Robert gave talk at University of Nova Gorica in Slovenia, where he met with Egon Pavlica, and participated in 1st Organic Neuromorphic Workshop in Ferrara, Italy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May

  • Huiwen Bai and Naveed Reza Aghamohammadi (co-advised with Prof. Richard Voyles) have joined the group!

 

April

 

March

  • Robert attended BioEl 2019 workshop in Kirchberg in Tirol, Austria

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February

  • Egon Pavlica has left the group

 

2018

November

 

October

  • Visiting faculty from UNG in Ajdovscina, Slovenia, Egon Pavlica, and Katia Vyshniakova have joined the group.

 

August

  • Mohammad Javad Mirshojaeian Hosseini and Jinsheng Fan have joined the group.
  • Datta presented his SURF research

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July

 

June

  • Saw Yan Naung joined the group.

 

May

  • Josh Bell and Marissa Landa left the group. But Vick Hung and Chuck Witt joined the group.

 

January

  • Josh Bell, Marissa Landa, and Datta Sheregar join the group.

2017

November

  • Laboratory of Organic Bio-Electronics (LOBE) commences