Xudong (Sherman) Fan, Ph.D.

Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center

(Last updated: October 28, 2009)

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Xudong (Sherman) Fan


240 D, Bond Life Sciences Center  

1201, E. Rollins Street                      

Fax: 573-884-9676

Columbia, MO 65211-7310

Email: fanxud@missouri.edu

Tel: 573-884-2543

Fax: 573-884-9676


Assistant professor of Biological Engineering Department

Adjunct professor of Physics Department

Member of the Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center

Member of the International Center for Nano/Micro Systems and Nanotechnology


Associate Editor of Optics Express


Ph.D. (2000)                            

Oregon Center for Optics                                               

Physics Department                      

University of Oregon

M.S. (1994)

Peking University, China

B.S. (1991)                                                      

Peking University, China

Curriculum Vitae







October 28, 2009

    Yuze Sun's work on rapid tandem-column GC with on-column detection was accepted by Analyst


October 27, 2009

    Hongying Zhu's paper on detection of serological breast cancer biomarker was accepted by Analytical Chemistry


September 7, 2009

    Jonathan Suter was selected to attend the Fourth Annual NIH National Graduate Student Research Festival


August 7, 2009

     Dr. Fan's received another NSF grant to support undergraduate research


August 1, 2009

     Dr. Fan's received his 5th NSF grant


July 10, 2009

     Yuze Sun won the FACSS Student Awards 2009.


July 10, 2009

     Dr. Xiaoyun Pu from Yunnan Univ. (China) joined our group as a visiting scholar.


June 26, 2009

     Dr. Fan's received his fourth NSF award.


June 17, 2009

     Dr. Wu's work on single mode optofluidic ring resonator laser was published by Applied Physics Letters.

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June 17, 2009

     Yuze Sun's work on optofluidic ring resonators for new gas chromatography applications is reported in SPIE Newsroom. Read -->


June 12, 2009  

   Jay Wu's work on compact quantum dots in FRET-based DNA detection was accepted by Nanotechnology. Read -->


May 25, 2009

    Dr. Fan has been promoted to Associated Professor with tenure


April 20, 2009

    Dr. Fan received Sigma Xi Excellence in Graduate Research Mentoring Award


March 23, 2009

    Our work is reported by Columbia Daily Tribune. Read the detail.


March 23, 2009

    Yuze Sun's paper titled "Robust integrated optofluidic ring resonator dye lasers" has been published by Optics Letters. Read the paper.


March 20, 2009

    Yuze Sun's paper titled "Optofluidic ring resonator sensors for rapid DNT vapor detection" has been published by The Analyst.


March 13, 2009

    Dr. Shopova's paper titled "Highly sensitive tuning of coupled optical ring resonators by microfluidics" is published at Microfluidics and Nanofluidics. Read the paper.


March 2, 2009

    Prof. Xiang Wu from Fudan University joined our group as a visiting scholar.


February 6, 2009

    Jing Liu's paper titled "Highly versatile fiber-based optical Fabry-Pérot gas sensor," is published. Optics Express 17, 2731–2738 (2009). Read the paper.

November 20, 2008

    An article about our work "Ultra Small Lab-on-a-Chip"


November 11, 2008

    Recent paper on coupled fluidic ring resonator was accepted by Microfluidics and Nanofluidics. Read the paper.

October 10,2008
    One of our papers received the
Sensors Journal Best Paper Award. Read the announcement at IEEE Sensors Council

August 20, 2008
    Dr. Siyka I. Shopova joined Prof. Stephen Arnold group at a post-doctor at New York Polytech.

August 15, 2008
    Ms. Jing Liu joined the group as a Ph.D. candidate


August 1, 2008

   Dr. Ian M. White joined the faculty of University of Maryland-College Park as an assistant professor

August 12, 2008
    In the news on Optofluidic Ring Resonators.

August 4, 2008
    Dr. Fan was elected as an Associate Editor of Optics Express



More News...



DS113: Photonic Microdevices/Microstructures for Sensing II

Chairs: Xudong Fan; Hai Xiao; Anbo Wang

SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing
Date(s): 5 - 9 April 2010
Location: Orlando, Florida, USA
Exhibition Date(s): 6 - 8 April 2010


Book titled "Advanced Photonic Structures for Biological and Chemical Detection" from Springer will be published in September.

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Dr. Fan's lab will move to the Biomedical Engineering Department at the University of Michigan end of 2009. We are looking for highly motivated graduate students and post-doctors to join the new lab. If you are interested, please contact me at xsfan@umich.edu


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