Prof. Li Zhang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering (MAE) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK).
He is also director of the Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) – CUHK Joint Laboratory of Robotics and Intelligent Systems. Prof. Zhang’s main research interests include milli-/micro-/nanorobotics and their biomedical applications, and functional materials for sensors, actuators and practical applications. Prof. Zhang has won several awards or in the Finalist from IEEE international conferences including ICRA IROS, CASE, ROBIO and NANOMED. Since 2004 he has authored and co-authored over 200 papers, including Science Robotics, Science Advances, Nature Communications, Advanced Materials, ACS Nano, AFM, TRO, IJRR, SoRo, Annual Review of Control, Robotics, and Autonomous Systems, as the corresponding author. He won the Hong Kong Research Grants Committee (RGC) Early Career Award in 2013, 2013 JALA Ten Award, CUHK Young Researcher Award 2017, United College Early Career Research Excellence Merit Award 2018, and CUHK Research Excellence Award 2019-20. He currently serves as Associate Editor/Editorial Board Member of several top journals, such as IEEE TRO, T-MECH, T-ASE.