• Adjunct Assistant Professor, Elect & Computer Engineering
  • Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering


  • Jacike Cooke (2022). Photoluminescence microscopy as a noninvasive characterization method for defects in gallium oxide and aluminum gallium oxide epitaxial films. Optical Materials Express. Published, 11/01/2022.
  • Xueling Cheng (2021). Enhanced ultraviolet absorption in graphene by aluminum and magnesium hole-arrays. Scientific Reports. Published, 04/19/2021.
  • Gopalan Prashant & Yunshan Wang, Berardi Sensale-Rodriguez (2021). Terahertz characterization of two-dimensional low-conductive layers enabled by metal gratings. Scientific Reports. Vol. 11, 2833. Published, 02/02/2021.
  • Ji-Young Lee & Xueling Cheng, Yunshan Wang (2021). Ultraviolet plasmonic enhancement of the native fluorescence of tryptophan on aluminum nano-hole arrays. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. Vol. 54, 135107. Published, 01/12/2021.
  • Xueling Cheng & Emmanuel Lotubai, Miguel Rodriguez, Yunshan Wang (2020). UV fluorescence enhancement by aluminum and magnesium equilateral bowtie nanoantennas. OSA Continuum. Published, 11/22/2020.
  • Cleumar Moreira & Yunshan Wang, Steve Blair, Ember Chadwick, Ji-Young Lee, Leiva Oliveira, Antonio Lima, Rossana Cruz (2020). Approaches for deep-ultraviolet surface plasmon resonance sensors. Optics Letters. Published, 08/15/2020.
  • Cleumar Moreira & Yunshan Wang, Steve Blair, Igor Carvalho, Rossana Santa Cruz (2020). Aluminum-Based Deep-Ultraviolet Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensor. Plasmonics. Published, 06/14/2020.
  • Jacqueline Cooke & Leila Ghadbeigi, Rujun Sun, Arkka Bhattacharyya, Yunshan Wang, Michael A Scarpulla, Sriram Krishnamoorthy, Berardi Sensale-Rodriguez (2020). Synthesis and Characterization of Large-Area Nanometer-thin β-Ga2O3 Films from Oxide Printing of Liquid Metal Gallium. Physica Status Solidi A: Applications and Materials Science. Published, 05/01/2020.
  • Yunshan Wang & Peter T. Dickens, Joel B. Varley, Xiaojuan Ni, Emmanuel Lotubai, Samuel Sprawls, Feng Liu, Vincenzo Lordi, Sriram Krishnamoorthy, Steve Blair, Kelvin G. Lynn, Michael Scarpulla & Berardi Sensale-Rodriguez (2018). Incident wavelength and polarization dependence of spectral shifts in β-Ga2O3 UV photoluminescence. Scientific Report. Vol. 8. Published, 12/24/2018.
  • Jie-ying Mao & Jieying Mao, Yunshan Wang, Kanagasundar Appusamy, Sivaraman Guruswamy, Steve Blair (2018). Effect of Ga Implantation and Hole Geometry on Light Transmission through Nanohole Arrays in Al and Mg. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. Vol. 122, 10535-10544. Published, 04/20/2018.
  • Jie-ying Mao (2017). UV plasmonic enhancement through three dimensional nano-cavity antenna array in aluminum. International Society for Optics and Photonics. Published, 09/07/2017.
  • Yunshan Wang (2017). Modification of UV surface plasmon resonances in aluminum hole-arrays with graphene. Proc. SPIE. Published, 08/27/2017.
  • Emmanuel Lotubai (2017). UV fluorescence modification by aluminum bowtie nanoantennas. International Society for Optics and Photonics. Published, 08/15/2017.
  • Ting Zhang & Ting Zhang, Yunshan Wang, Kanagasundar Appusamy, Bing Huang, Jinqi Wang, Feng Liu, Steve Blair, Sivaraman Guruswamy, Ajay Nahata (2017). Gallium Platinum Alloys – A New Material System for UV Plasmonics. Optical Material Express. Vol. 7, 2880-2887. Published, 08/01/2017.
  • Yunshan Wang & Eric M Peterson, Joel M Harris, Kanagasundar Appusamy, Sivaraman Guruswamy, Steve Blair (2017). Magnesium as a Novel UV Plasmonic Material for Fluorescence Decay Rate Engineering in Free Solution. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. Vol. 21, 11650-11657. Published, 05/04/2017.
  • Jie-ying Mao (2016). UV-visible transmission through nanohole arrays in aluminum and magnesium. International Society for Optics and Photonics. Vol. 9921. Published, 09/17/2016.
  • Yunshan Wang (2016). UV fluorescence lifetime modification by aluminum and magnesium nanoapertures. International Society for Optics and Photonics. Published, 09/15/2016.
  • Yan Yu & Yunshan Wang, Satyajyoti Senapati, Jarrod Schiffbauer, Gilad Yossifon, Hsueh-Chia Chang (2016). Robust ion current oscillations under a steady electric field: An ion channel analog. Physical Review E. Vol. 94, 022613. Published, 08/26/2016.
  • Ana Egatz-Gomez & Ceming Wang, Flora Klacsmann, Zehao Pan, Steve Marczak, Yunshan Wang, Gongchen Sun, Satyajyoti Senapati, Hsueh-Chia Chang (2016). Future microfluidic and nanofluidic modular platforms for nucleic acid liquid biopsy in precision medicine. Biomicrofluidics. Vol. 10, 032902. Published, 05/05/2016.
  • Xiaojin Jiao & Yunshan Wang, Steve Blair (2015). UV fluorescence enhancement by Al and Mg nanoapertures. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. Vol. 48, 184007. Published, 04/10/2015.
  • Yunshan Wang & Ting-Chou Chang, Paul R Stoddart, Hsueh-Chia Chang (2014). Diffraction-limited ultrasensitive molecular nano-arrays with singular nano-cone scattering. Biomicrofluidics. Vol. 8, 021101. Published, 03/26/2014.
  • Shoupeng Liu & Yu Yan, Yunshan Wang, Satyajyoti Senapati, Hsueh-Chia Chang (2013). Plasmonic hotspots of dynamically assembled nanoparticles in nanocapillaries: Towards a micro ribonucleic acid profiling platform. Biomicrofluidics. Vol. 7, 061102. Published, 11/04/2013.
  • Yunshan Wang (2013). Nano-cone optical fiber array sensors for MiRNA profiling. International Society for Optics and Photonics. Vol. 8812. Published, 09/11/2013.
  • Yunshan Wang & Xinguang Cheng, Hsueh‐Chia Chang (2013). Celebrating Singularities: Mathematics and Chemical Engineering. AIChE Journal. Vol. 59, 1830-1843. Published, 06/2013.
  • Yunshan Wang & Franck Plouraboue, Hsueh-Chia Chang (2013). Broadband converging plasmon resonance at a conical nanotip. Optics express. Vol. 21, 6609-6617. Published, 03/11/2013.
  • Yunshan Wang & Ming K Tan, David B Go, Hsueh-Chia Chang (2012). Electrospray Cone-Jet Breakup and Droplet Production for Electrolyte Solutions. EPL (Europhysics Letters). Vol. 99, 64003. Published, 10/05/2012.
  • Fei Xie & Yun Shan Wang, Wei Wang, Wen Gang Wu, Zhi Hong Li, Gilad Yossifon, Hsueh Chia Chang (2011). An experimental study on the side-opening filling process at the interface between microchannels with different widths. Key Engineering Materials. Vol. 483. Published, 06/2011.
  • Zhen Chen & Yunshan Wang, Wei Wang, Zhihong Li (2009). Nanofluidic electrokinetics in nanoparticle crystal. Applied Physics Letters. Vol. 95. Published, 09/07/2009.

Research Keywords

  • Ultraviolet plasmonics
  • Graphene plasmonics
  • Gallium oxide
  • Fluorescence spectroscopy
  • Fluorescence lifetime
  • Biosensors


  • Ji-Young Lee, Yunshan Wang, In-Situ Monitoring with a Surface Plasmonic Enhanced Native Fluorescence in the Ultraviolet Spectral Region, AIChE Annual meeting, 2021. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/18/2021.
  • Lee J-Y, Wang Y, Fluorescence decay rate engineering using aluminum nanohole arrays, SPIE Optics and Photonics 2020 (Oral). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/26/2020.
  • Cheng X, Rodriguez M, Wang Y, Native fluorescence enhancement using an Aluminum bowtie nano-antenna, SPIE Optics and Photonics 2020 (Oral). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/26/2020.
  • -Cooke J, Ghadbeigi L, Sun R, Bhattacharyya A, Wang Y, Scarpulla M, Krishnamoorthy S, Sensale-Rodriguez B, Large-area nanometer-thin β-Ga2O3 films synthesized via oxide printing of liquid metal gallium, SPIE Optics and Photonics 2020 (Oral). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/25/2020.
  • Lee J-Y, Wang Y, Aluminum Thin Film Enhanced Native Fluorescence for Biosensors in the UV Spectral Region, AIChE 2019. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/11/2019.
  • Cheng Y, Wang Y, UV surface plasmon resonance modification by graphene Pi plasmon resonance, SPIE Optics and Photonics, 2019. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/11/2019.
  • Wang Y, UV plasmonics for biosensing, SPIE Optics and Photonics, 2019 . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/11/2019.
  • Invited seminar at the institute of Microelectronics at Peking University, China. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/10/2019.
  • Photonics West, 2019, Oral presentation. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/03/2019.
  • Cheng X and Wang Y, UV Surface Plasmon Resonance Modification By Graphene Pi Plasmon Resonance, AIChE 2019. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/12/2018.
  • AIP Targeted Nucleic Acid Detection and Delivery. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/24/2018.

Research Groups

  • Mohammad Mohammadi, Graduate Student. 08/01/2022 - present.
  • Ji-Young Lee, Graduate Student. Chemical Engineering. 08/01/2018 - 08/15/2022.
  • Xueling Cheng, Graduate Student. 08/01/2018 - 05/15/2022.

Research Equipment and Testing Expertise

  • Ultraviolet fluorescence and Raman measurement.


  • Mandarin Chinese, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • China