Prof Zhenan Bao, Department of Chemical Engineering
We have developed electronic materials that are skin like with properties, such as stretchability, self-healing and biodegradable. They open up possibilities for new applications in wearable electronics, displays, robotics and implantable electronics.
Speaker Biography (Zhenan Bao)
Bao is currently a Professor and a David Filo and Jerry Yang Faculty Fellow at Stanford University. She received her Ph.D. from University of Chicago. After spending 8 years in Bell Labs as a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, she joined Stanford as an Associate Professor in 2004. She has over 250 refereed publications and 40 US patents. Selected recent awards include: ACS Arthur Cope Scholar Award for 2011, ACS and ACS-PMSE Fellow in 2011, RSC Beilby Medal and Prize in 2009, SPIE Fellow in 2008 and IUPAC Creativity in Applied Polymer Science Prize in 2008.
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