Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
- B.S Electrical Engineering - University of Southern California - 1983
- M.S Electrical Engineering - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - 1986
- Ph.D Electrical Engineering - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - 1991
Honors and Awards
- Renewable Energy
Classes Frequently Taught
- 2013 Distinguished Faculty Award for Research
Recent Publications (List of publications
- EEC 313 Electronics I
- EEC 514 Intro to Nanotech
- EEC 693 / 793 Nano Technology
- Y. Choi, G. Wang, M. Nayfeh and S.-T. Yau, "Electrooxidation of organic fuels using ultrasmall silicon nanoparticles",Applied Physics Letters, 93, 164103 (2008).
- Gang Wang and Siu-Tung Yau “Spatial confinement induced enzyme stability for bioelectronic applications”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 111, 11921-11926 (2007).
- Y. Choi, G. Wang and S.-T. Yau, "An electronic composite material with room temperature negative differential resistance", Applied Physics Letters, 89, 233116 (2006).
- G.Wang, K. Manty, M. Nayfeh and S.-T. Yau, "Amperometric Detection of Bio-Medically Important Substances Using Si29 Particles", Applied Physics Letters, 89, 243901 (2006).
- G. Wang and S.-T. Yau, "Preserved enzymatic activity of glucose oxidase immobilized on unmodified electrodes for glucose detection", Biosensors and Bioelectronics, accepted.
- G. Wang and S.-T. Yau, "Preserved enzymatic activity of glucose oxidase immobilized on an unmodified electrode", Electrochemistry Communications, 8, 987-992 (2006).
- S.-T. Yau, Iris Thai, Ela Strauss, Narender Rana and Gang Wang., "Inlaying nanoscale surface recess structures with nanoscale objects", Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 6, 796-801 (2006).
- G. Wang and S.-T. Yau, "Enzyme-immobilized Si-SiO2 electrode: fast electron transfer with preserved enzymatic activity", Applied Physics Letters 87, 253901 (2005).
- S.-T. Yau and G. Qian, "A prototype Protein Field-Effect Transistor", Applied Physics Letters 86, 103508 (2005).
- E. Strauss, B. Thomas and S.-T. Yau, "Enhancing electron transfer at the cytochrome c-immobilized microelectrode and macroelectrode", Langmuir 20, 8768-8772 (2004).
- Electrochemical devices for ultrasensitive detection and renewable energy applications
- Ultrasensitive biosensing – the enzymatic field-effect transistor
- Nanoparticle-based (enzymeless) sensors