Xiaogan Liang, PhD


Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering


Dr. Xiaogan Liang is currently working as an Associate Professor at The Mechanical Engineering Department of University of Michigan (UM). Before joining UM, Dr. Liang was a Staff Scientist working at The Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. His current research interests are focused on nanoelectronics and optoelectronics based on low-dimensional nanostructures, nanomanufacturing systems, integrated biosensing systems, and nanofluidic devices. Dr. Liang has coauthored 59 journal publications and about 50 conference presentations, has given about 30 invited presentations, and has 4 US patents and 9 pending patents. Dr. Liang is the recipient of NSF CAREER Award, and he is the member of Sigma Xi, IEEE, and ASME. Dr. Liang obtained a BS in Physics from Peking University, a MS in Condensed Matter Physics from Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University.