Department Biomedical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong,
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong.
Lixin Dong received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in mechanical engineering from Xi’an University of Technology (XUT), China, in 1989 and 1992, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in micro systems engineering from Nagoya University, Japan, in 2003.
He became a Research Associate in 1992, a Lecturer in 1995, and an Associate Professor in 1998 at XUT. In 2003, he became an Assistant Professor at Nagoya University. In 2004, he joined the ETH Zurich, Switzerland, as a Research Scientist, where he became a Senior Research Scientist in 2005, and led the NanoRobotics Group, Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems. Since December 2008, he had been an Assistant and later Associate Professor at Michigan State University. From 2019, he is serving as Full Professor in Biomedical Engineering Department of City University of Hong Kong. His current research interests include nanorobotics, NEMS, etc. Dr. Dong is a Senior Editor (2015-) and an Associate Editor (2007-2014) of the IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO). He has been a Representative of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) in IEEE Nanotechnology Council AdCom and a Representative of TNANO in the Publication Activities Board of the IEEE RAS since 2012. He received the NSF CAREER Award in 2011, the IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE) Googol Best New Application Paper Award in 2007, and many other awards.