Bingqian Xu PhD

Xu, Bingqian
Position Department / Business Unit
Assistant Professor Faculty of Engineering
Institution Disciplines
University of Georgia Electronics Engineering Nanobiology Nanometrology Nanostructures
City State / Provence
Athens Georgia
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Bingqian Xu is Assistant Professor of Engineering at the University of Georgia's Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NanoSEC). Prof. Xu's research focus on the investigation and development of highly integrated methods for single molecule study of biological molecules & systems, which is highly inter- and multi-disciplinary which combines Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Material Science and Engineering.

Our research program, single molecule study of biological molecules & systems, is highly inter- and multi-disciplinary which combines Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Material Science and Engineering. Our research is mainly focused on the following themes: Develop and optimize highly integrated methods to study single molecular electronic and mechanic properties and single molecule detection and recognition in biosystems; SPM Molecular Nanolithography; Molecular Nanoelectronics; Single molecular interaction & recognition of biological systems Nanobiotechnology

Education

Ph.D. Materials Science & Engineering, Arizona State University; Faculty Research Associate/Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University

Career Highlights

Graduate /Teaching Research Assistant: Physics, Florida International University (2000);Graduate Research Associate: Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University (2001-2004); Faculty Research Associate:Electrical Engineering,Arizona State University (2005); Assistant Professor: Faculty of Engineering,University of Georgia(2006-)

Important Articles

1. Xu BQ and NJ Tao. 2003. Measurement of single-molecule resistance by repeated formation of molecular junctions, SCIENCE 301 (5637): 1221-1223; 2. Xu BQ, XY Xiao and NJ Tao. 2003. Measurement of Electromechanical Properties of Single-Molecule Junctions, J AM CHEM SOC 125(52) 16164 – 16165; 3. Xiao XY, BQ Xu and NJ Tao. 2004. Metal Ion Binding Induced Changes in Single Peptide Conductance, ANGEW.CHEM. 116(45) 6274-6278; 4. Xu BQ, PM Zhang, XL Li and NJ Tao. 2004. Direct Conductance Measurement of Single DNA Molecules in Aqueous Solution, Nano Letters, 4(6) 1105-1108; 5. Xu BQ, XY Xiao, XM Yang, L Zang and NJ Tao. 2005. Large Gate Modulation in Current of a Room Temperature Single Molecule Transistor, J AM CHEM SOC 127(8): 2386-2387; 6. Xu BQ, XL Li, XY Xiao, H Sakaguchi and NJ Tao. 2005. Electromechanical and Conductance Switching Properties of Single Oligothiophene Molecules, Nano Letters, 5(7) 1491-1495; 7. Hihath J, BQ Xu, PM Zhang and NJ Tao. 2005. Study of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms via Electrical Conductance Measurements, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 102, 16979-16983; 8. Li XL, J He, Hihath J, BQ Xu, S.M Lindsay and NJ Tao. 2006. Conductance of Single Alkanedithiols: Conduction Mechanism and Effect of Molecule-Electrode Contacts, J AM CHEM SOC 128(6): 2135 -2141; 9. Yan H and BQ Xu. 2006. Towards Rapid DNA Sequencing: Detecting Single-Stranded DNA with a Solid-State Nanopore, Small 2(3) 310-312, INVITED HIGHLIGHT; 10. Huang ZF, BQ Xu, YC Chen, M Di Ventra and NJ Tao. 2006. Measurement of Current-Induced Local Heating in a Single Molecule Junction, Nano Letters, 6 (6) 1240-1244.

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