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Shaopeng Wang

Associate Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5801
Associate Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5801
Associate Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5801

Shaopeng Wang is an associate professor with a joint appointment in the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering and the Biodesign Center for Bioelectronics and Biosensors. He has a PhD in physical chemistry. After postdoctoral training and seven years of industry research experience, he joined the center as an associate research professor in 2008 and was promoted to research professor in 2015. His research interest is biosensors and bioinstrumentation.

Wang holds a BS in biology and an MS in biophysics from Tsinghua University (Beijing, China). He received Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Miami (Florida) and did a two-year post-doctoral study in the Department of Physics at Florida International University. Before joining ASU, Wang was a senior research scientist at ICx Nomadics, Inc (Now FLIR). He joined ASU in 2008 as an associate research professor at Biodesign Center for Bioelectronics and Biosensors, and promoted to research professor in 2015. Wang was appointed as an associate professor with School of Biological and Health System Engineering (SBHSE) and Biodesign Center for Bioelectronics and Biosensors in July 2021.


PhD University of Miami

Research Interests: 

Interested in develop biosensors and bioanalytical instrumentations for biomedical applications. Currently working on Plasmonic-based Electrochemical Impedance Microscopy (P-EIM) and other innovative optical/electrochemical sensing methods for detectiopn of chemicals and biological molecules and real time label-free measurment of molecular interactions and cellular dynamics.

Research Group: 


  • Dr. Guangzhong Ma, Dr. Pengfei Zhang, Dr. Jayeeta Kolay

Ph.D. Students

  • Zijian Wan (EE), Chao Chen (BME), Jiapei Jiang (BME), Nanxi Yu (Chemistry), Yunlei Zhao (EE), Xinyu Zhou (Biological Design), Ryan Porter (EE), Andy Chieng (Chemistry), Xiaoyan Zhou (EE)

Undergraduate Student

  • Isabelle Hernandez (Medical Microbiology)

Research Technician

  • Timothy Liang (Electrical Engineering)

Journal articles 

1.     Pengfei Zhang and Shaopeng Wang*, Real-Time analysis of exosome secretion of single cells with single molecule imaging, BIOCELL, 2021, 45(6): 1449-1451. DOI: 10.32604/biocell.2021.017607

2.     Guangzhong Ma, Runli Liang, Zijian Wan & Shaopeng Wang*, Critical angle reflection imaging for quantification of molecular interactions on glass surface, Nature Communications, volume 12, Article number: 3365 (2021). 

3.     Guangzhong Ma, Zijian Wan, Yunze Yang, Wenwen Jing, Shaopeng Wang*, Three-dimensional tracking of tethered particles for probing nanometer-scale single-molecule dynamics using plasmonic microscope, bioRxiv, 2021/1/1. doi:

4.     Fenni Zhang, Jiapei Jiang, Michelle McBride, Yunze Yang, Manni Mo, Joseph Peterman, Thomas Grys*, Shelley E. Haydel*, Nongjian Tao, and Shaopeng Wang*, Rapid Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing on Clinical Urine Samples by Video-Based Object Scattering Intensity Detection, Anal. Chem. 2021, 93, 18, 7011–7021. NIHMSID: 1698608.

5.     Pengfei Zhang, Guangzhong Ma, Zijian Wan, and Shaopeng Wang*, Quantification of Single-Molecule Protein Binding Kinetics in Complex Media with Prism-Coupled Plasmonic Scattering Imaging, ACS Sensors, 2021, 6, 3, 1357–1366., PMCID: PMC8046548

6.     Guangzhong Ma, Zijian Wan, Shaopeng Wang*, Simultaneous Imaging of Single Protein Size, Charge, and Binding Using A Protein Oscillation Approach, Bio-Protocol, 2021, DOI: 10.21769/BioProtoc.3934. PMCID: PMC8005875

7.     Stuart Lindsay, Shaopeng Wang, Erica Forzani, Ismael Díez-Pérez, Justin Gooding, The NJ Tao We Knew (editorial), ACS sensors, 2021, 6 (2), 285-289. DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.1c00118

8.     Adaly Garcia, Shaopeng Wang, Nongjian Tao, Xiaonan Shan and Yixian Wang, Plasmonic imaging of oxidation and reduction of single gold nanoparticles and their surface structural dynamics, ACS Sensors, 2021, (2), 502-507, DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.0c02055.

9.     Wen Shi, Yunze Yang, Ming Gao, Jie Wu, Nongjian Tao and Shaopeng Wang*, Optical imaging of electrical and mechanical couplings between cells, ACS Sensors, 2021, 6 (2), 508-512. DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.0c02058. NIHMSID: 1659389, PMID: 33351601

10.  Fenni Zhang, Jiapei Jiang, Michelle McBride, Yunze Yang, Manni Mo, Rafael Iriya, Joseph Peterman, Wenwen Jing, Thomas Grys*, Shelley E. Haydel*, Nongjian Tao, and Shaopeng Wang*, Direct Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing on Clinical Urine Samples by Optical Tracking of Single Cell Division Events, Small, 2020, 16, 52, 2004148, PMCID: PMC7770081, NIHMSID: 1654105

11.  Wenwen Jing, Yi Wang, Chao Chen, Fenni Zhang, Yunze Yang, Guangzhong Ma, Eric H. Yang, Christine Snozek, Nongjian Tao, Shaopeng Wang*, Gradient-based rapid digital immunoassay for high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT) detection in 1 µL plasma, ACS sensor, 2021, 6 (2), 399-407, DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.0c01681. NIHMSID:1646960, PMID: 32985183

12.  Wenwen Jing, Ashley Hunt, Nongjian Tao, Fenni Zhang* and Shaopeng Wang*, Simultaneous Quantification of Protein Binding Kinetics in Whole Cells with Surface Plasmon Resonance Imaging and Edge Deformation Tracking, Membranes2020, 10, 247; DOI: 10.3390/membranes10090247

13.  Pengfei Zhang, Guangzhong Ma, Wei Dong, Zijian Wan, Shaopeng Wang* and Nongjian Tao, Plasmonic Scattering Imaging of Single Proteins and Binding Kinetics, Nature Method, 2020, 17, 1010–1017. DOI: 10.1038/s41592-020-0947-0;; PMCID: PMC7541716. Behind paper report:

14.  Guangzhong Ma, Zijian Wan, Yunze Yang, Pengfei Zhang, Shaopeng Wang,* Nongjian Tao, Optical imaging of single-protein size, charge mobility and binding, Nature Communications, 2020, 11, 4768. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-18547-w;Complete. PMCID: PMC7505846;; Behind paper report:

15.  Erica S. Forzani, Huixin He, Joshua Hihath, Stuart Lindsay, Reginald M. Penner*, Shaopeng Wang, and Bingqian Xu, Moving Electrons Purposefully through Single Molecules and Nanostructures: A Tribute to the Science of Professor Nongjian Tao (1963–2020), ACS Nano, September 17, 2020, NIHMSID:1646969, PMC7718722, PMID:32940998

16.  Runli Liang, Guangzhong Ma, Wenwen Jing, Yan Wang, Yunze Yang, Nongjian Tao, and Shaopeng Wang,* Charge-Sensitive Optical Detection of Small Molecule Binding Kinetics in Normal Ionic Strength Buffer, ACS Sens., 2021, 6 (2), 364-370, DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.0c01063, Special Issue: Commemorating NJ Tao. NIHMSID:1646963, PMID: 32842724

17.  Fenni Zhang, Shaopeng Wang,* Yunze Yang, Jiapei Jiang, and Nongjian Tao, Imaging Single Bacterial Cells with Electro-optical Impedance Microscopy, ACS Sens., 2021, 6 (2), 348-354, DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.0c00751, Special Issue: Commemorating NJ Tao. NIHMSID:1646965, PMCID: PMC7714712, PMID:32456424

18.  Wang Y, Yang Y, Chen C, Wang S, Wang H, Jing W, Tao N. One-Step Digital Immunoassay for Rapid and Sensitive Detection of Cardiac Troponin I. ACS Sens. 2020 Apr 24;5(4):1126-1131. doi: 10.1021/acssensors.0c00064. Epub 2020 Mar 30. PubMed PMID: 32180397.

19.  Zhou XL, Yang Y, Wang S*, Liu XW*. Surface Plasmon Resonance Microscopy: From Single-Molecule Sensing to Single-Cell Imaging. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2020/1/27, 59(5), 1776-1785. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201908806. PubMed PMID: 31531917. NIHMSID: 1068747, PMCID: PMC7020607.

20.  Rafael Iriya, Wenwen Jing, Karan Syal, Manni Mo, Chao Chen, Hui Yu, Shelley E Haydel, Shaopeng Wang, Nongjian Tao, Rapid antibiotic susceptibility testing based on bacterial motion patterns with long short-term memory neural networks, IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 20, no. 9, pp. 4940-4950, May 1, 2020. NIHMS1588088, PMCID: PMC7241544.

21.  G Ma, X Shan, S Wang, N Tao, Quantifying Ligand-Protein Binding Kinetics with Self-Assembled Nano-Oscillators, Anal. Chem. 2019, 91(21), 14149-14156. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.9b04195. PMCID: PMC6995402. 

22.  F Zhang, Y Guan, Y Yang, A Hunt, S Wang, HY Chen, N Tao, Optical tracking of nanometer-scale cellular membrane deformation associated with single vesicle release, 2019, ACS sensors, 4 (8), 2205-2212. DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.9b01201. PMCID: PMC7007815. NIHMSID: 1068592.

23.  W Jing, Y Wang, Y Yang, Y Wang, G Ma, S Wang, N Tao, Time-resolved digital immunoassay for rapid and sensitive quantitation of procalcitonin with plasmonic imaging, 2019, ACS nano 13 (8), 8609-8617. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.9b02771. PMCID: PMC7008466. NIHMSID: 1068734

24.  M Mo, Y Yang, F Zhang, W Jing, R Iriya, J Popovich, S Wang, T Grys, S. E. Haydel, N. Tao, Rapid Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing of Patient Urine Samples using Large Volume Free-Solution Light Scattering Microscopy, Analytical chemistry, 2019, 91 (15), 10164-10171. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.9b02174. PMCID: PMC7003966 

25.  Y Yang, X Liu, S Wang, N Tao, Plasmonic imaging of subcellular electromechanical deformation in mammalian cells, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 2019, 24 (6), 066007. PMCID: PMC6586072 DOI: 10.1117/1.JBO.24.6.066007

26.  Guan-Da Syu, Shih-Chin Wang, Guangzhong Ma, Shuang Liu, Donna Pearce, Atish Prakash, Brandon Henson, Lien-Chun Weng, Devlina Ghosh, Pedro Ramos, Daniel Eichinger, Ignacio Pino, Xinzhong Dong, Jie Xiao, Shaopeng Wang, Nongjian Tao, Kwang Sik Kim, Prashant J. Desai & Heng Zhu, Development and application of a high-content virion display human GPCR array, Nature Communications (2019)10:1997. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-09938-9

27.  Guangzhong Ma, Hao Zhu, Zijian Wan, Yunze Yang, Shaopeng Wang, Nongjian Tao, Optical imaging of single protein size, charge, mobility, binding and conformational change, bioRxiv, 2019/1/1, p505404.

28.  Ma, Guangzhong; Syu, Guan-Da; Shan, Xiaonan; Henson, Brandon; Wang, Shaopeng; Desai, Prashant; Zhu, Heng; Tao, Nongjian, Measuring ligand binding kinetics to membrane proteins using virion nano-oscillators, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, Sep 12;140(36): 11495 - 11501. doi: 10.1021/jacs.8b07461. PubMed PMID: 30114365. NIHMSID: 994023

29.  Hui Yu, Wenwen Jing, Rafael Iriya, Yunze Yang, Karan Syal, Manni Mo, Thomas E Grys, Shelley E Haydel, Shaopeng Wang, Nongjian Tao, Phenotypic antimicrobial susceptibility testing with deep learning video microscopy, Anal. Chem., 2018, 90 (10), pp 6314–6322, DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.8b01128

30.  Y. Yang, X.W. Liu, H. Wang, H. Yu, Y. Guan, S. Wang, and N. Tao, Imaging Action Potential in Single Mammalian Neurons by Tracking the Accompanying Sub-Nanometer Mechanical Motion, ACS Nano, 2018, 12, 4186-4193. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b0086723, PMCID: PMC6141446. Preprint deposited in:

31.  Yu H, Yang Y, Yang Y, Zhang F, Wang S, Tao N. Tracking fast cellular membrane dynamics with sub-nm accuracy in the normal direction. Nanoscale. 2018 Feb 28. doi: 10.1039/c7nr09483c. PubMed PMID: 29488990. PMCIF: PMC5854544.

32.  Fenni Zhang, Wenwen Jing, Ashley Hunt, Hui Yu, Yunze Yang, Shaopeng Wang, Hong-Yuan Chen, and Nongjian Tao, Label-Free Quantification of Small Molecule Binding to Membrane Proteins on Single Cells by Tracking Nanometer-Scale Cellular Membrane Deformation, ACS Nano, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b00235. PubMed PMID: 29397682, PMCID: PMC5851003.

33.  Iriya R, Syal K, Jing W, Mo M, Yu H, Haydel SE, Wang S, Tao N. Real-time detection of antibiotic activity by measuring nanometer-scale bacterial deformation. J Biomed Opt. 2017 Dec;22(12):1-9. doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.22.12.126002. PubMed PMID: 29235272.

34.  Syal, Karan; Shen, Simon; Yang, Yunze; Wang, Shaopeng; Haydel, Shelley; Tao, Nongjian, Rapid antibiotic susceptibility testing of uropathogenic E. coli by tracking sub-micron scale motion of single bacterial cells, 2017, ACS Sensors, 2017, 2 (8), pp 1231–1239. DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.7b00392

35.  Liu, X.-W., Yang, Y., Wang, W., Wang, S., Gao, M., Wu, J. and Tao, N. Plasmonic-Based Electrochemical Impedance Imaging of Electrical Activities in Single Cells. 2017, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.. 56, 8855, doi:10.1002/anie.201703033, PubMed PMID: 28504338, PMCID: PMC5837822.

36.  H Yu, X Shan, S Wang, N Tao, Achieving high spatial resolution surface plasmon resonance microscopy with image reconstruction, Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (5), pp 2704–2707. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b05049.

37.  Y Wang, X Shan, H Wang, S Wang, N Tao, Plasmonic imaging of surface electrochemical reactions of single gold nanowires, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (4), pp 1376–1379. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b10693.

38.  K Syal, M Mo, H Yu, R Iriya, W Jing, G Sui, S Wang, TE Grys, SE Haydel, N Tao, Current and emerging techniques for antibiotic susceptibility tests, Theranostics 2017, 7 (7), 1795-1805

39.  Jin Lu, Yunze Yang, Wei Wang, Jinghong Li, Nongjian Tao*, Shaopeng Wang*, Label-free imaging of histamine mediated G protein-coupled receptors activation in live cells, Anal. Chem. 2016, 88, 11498−11503. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b02677. PMCID# PMC5144837 (Open access)

40.  Guangzhong Ma, Yan Guan, Shaopeng Wang*, Han Xu*, and Nongjian Tao*, Study Small Molecule-Membrane Protein Binding Kinetics with Nanodisc and Charge Sensitive Optical Detection, Anal. Chem. 2016, 88, 2375-2379, DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b04366. NIHMS836629, PubMed # 26752355

41.  Yixian Wang, Xiaonan Shan, Shaopeng Wang, and Nongjian Tao, Imaging Local Electric Field Distribution by Plasmonic Impedance Microscopy, Anal. Chem. 2016, 88, 1547-1552, DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b04382

42.  Karan Syal, Rafael Iriya, Yunze Yang, Hui Yu, Shaopeng Wang, Shelley E Haydel, Hong-Yuan Chen, and Nongjian Tao, Antimicrobial Susceptibility Test with Plasmonic Imaging and Tracking of Single Bacterial Motions on Nanometer Scale, ACS Nano, 2016, 10(1), 845-852. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b05944

43.  Zixuan Chen, Xiaonan Shan, Yan Guan, Shaopeng Wang, Jun-Jie Zhu, and Nongjian Tao, Imaging Local Heating and Thermal Diffusion of Nanomaterials with Plasmonic Thermal Microscopy, ACS Nano, 2015, 9 (12), pp 11574–11581 DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b05306

44.  Simon Shen, Karan Syal, Nongjian Tao* and Shaopeng Wang*, Note: An automated image analysis method for high-throughput classification of surface-bound bacterial cell motions, Review of Scientific Instrument, 2015, 86, 126104. DOI: 10.1063/1.4937479

45.  Linliang Yin, Shaopeng Wang*, Xiaonan Shan, Shengtao Zhang, Nongjian Tao*, Quantification of protein interaction kinetics in a micro droplet, Review of Scientific Instruments, 2015, 86, 114101. DOI: 10.1063/1.4934802. PMCID: PMC4636506. (RSI editor’s Picks, Featured Article, Cover Article)

46.  Xiaonan Shan, Shan Chen, Hui Wang, Zixuan Chen, Yan Guan, Yixian Wang, Shaopeng Wang, Hong-Yuan Chen, Nongjian Tao, Mapping Local Quantum Capacitance and Charged Impurities in Graphene via Plasmonic Impedance Imaging, Advanced Materials, 2015, 27(40), 6213-6219, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201502822

47.  Yan Guan, Xiaonan Shan, Fenni Zhang, Shaopeng Wang, Hong-Yuan Chen, Nongjian Tao, Kinetics of small molecule interactions with membrane proteins in single cells measured with mechanical amplification, Science Advances, 2015, 1, e1500633. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1500633

48.  Fenni Zhang, Shaopeng Wang*, Linliang Yin, Yunze Yang, Yan Guan, Wei Wang, Han Xu and Nongjian Tao*, Quantification of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Expression Level and Binding Kinetics on Cell Surfaces by Surface Plasmon Resonance Imaging, Anal. Chem. 2015, 87 (19), 9960-9965. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b02572. PMID: 26368334, NIHMSID 777521, PMCID: PMC4836855

49.  Linliang Yin, Yunze Yang, Shaopeng Wang, Wei Wang, Shengtao Zhang, Nongjian Tao, Measuring the binding kinetics of antibody-conjugated gold nanoparticles with intact cells, Small, 11(31), 3782-3788. Doi:10.1002/smll.201500112. PMCID: PMC4552349. PMID: 25865036

50.  Yunze Yang, Hui Yu,  Xiaonan Shan, Wei Wang, Xianwei Liu, Shaopeng Wang, and Nongjian Tao, Label-Free Tracking of Single Organelle Transportation in Cells with Nanometer Precision Using a Plasmonic Imaging Technique, Small11(24), 2878-2884, 2015, DOI: 10.1002/smll.201403016. PMCID: PMC4474744

51.  Linliang Yin, Wei Wang, Shaopeng Wang, Fenni Zhang, Shengtao Zhang, Nongjian Tao, How does fluorescent labeling affect the binding kinetics of proteins with intact cells? Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2015, 66, 412-416. DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2014.11.036. PMID: 25486538. NIHMSID 647485, PMCID: PMC4836836.

52.  Karan Syal, Wei Wang, Xiaonan Shan, Shaopeng Wang, Hong-Yuan Chen, Nongjian Tao, Plasmonic imaging of protein interactions with single bacterial cells, Biosens. Bioelectron., 2015, 63, 131-137. DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2014.06.069.

53.  Yixian Wang, Xiaonan Shan, Fengjuan Cui, Jinghong Li, Shaopeng Wang, Nongjian Tao, Electrochemical reactions in sub-femtoliter-droplets studied with plasmonics-based electrochemical current microscopy, Analytical Chemistry, 2015, 87(1), 494-498, DOI: 10.1021/ac5036692.

54.  Wei Wang, Linliang Yin, Laura Gonzalez-Malerva, Shaopeng Wang, Xiaobo Yu, Seron Eaton, Shengtao Zhang, Hong-Yuan Chen, Joshua LaBaer, Nongjian Tao, In situ drug-receptor binding kinetics in single cells: a quantitative label-free study of anti-tumor drug resistance, Scientific Reports, 2014, 4, 6609. Doi:10.1038/srep06609. PMCID: PMC4196117

55.  Wenbin Liang, Shaopeng Wang*, Fernanda Festa, Peter Wiktor, Wei Wang, Mitchell Magee‖, Joshua LaBaer*, Nongjian Tao*, Measure Small Molecule Binding Kinetics on Protein Microarray by Plasmonic-based Electrochemical Impedance Imaging, Analytical Chemistry, 2014, 86 (19), 9860–9865. DOI: 10.1021/ac5024556, PMCID# PMC4188269.

56.  Hui Yu, Xiaonan Shan, Shaopeng Wang, Hong-Yuan Chen, Nongjian Tao, Molecular scale origin of surface plasmon resonance biosensors, Analytical Chemistry, 2014, 86 (18), 8992-8997. DOI: 10.1021/ac501363z

57.  Xiaonan Shan, Yimin Fang, Shaopeng Wang, Yan Guan, Jongyuan Chen and Nongjian Tao, Detection of charges and molecules with self-assembled nano-oscillators, Nano Lett., 2014, 14 (7), 4151–4157. DOI: 10.1021/nl501805e.

58.  Hui Yu, Xiaonan Shan, Shaopeng Wang, Jongyuan Chen and Nongjian Tao, Plasmonic Imaging and Detection of Single DNA Molecules, ACS Nano, 2014, (4), 3427–3433. DOI: 10.1021/nn4062885.

59.  Yan Guan, Xiaonan Shan, Shaopeng Wang, Peiming Zhang, and Nongjian Tao, Detection of molecular binding via charge-induced mechanical response of optical fibers, Chemical Science, 2014, (11), 4375-4381. DOI: 10.1039/C4SC01188K. NIHMSID 836629

60.  Christopher MacGriff, Ly Nguyen, Shaopeng Wang,* Nongjian Tao, Note: Four-port microfluidic flow-cell with instant sample switching, Review of Scientific Instruments, 2013, 84(10), 106110. DOI: 10.1063/1.4826359. PMCID: PMC4108724. 

61.  Christopher MacGriff, Shaopeng Wang*, Peter Wiktor, Wei Wang, Xiaonan Shan, Nongjian Tao, Charge-based Detection of Small Molecules by Plasmonic-based Electrochemical Impedance Microscopy, Analytical Chemistry85 (14), 6682–6687, 2013. DOI: 10.1021/ac400475z. 

62.  Xiaonan Shan, Ismael Díez-Pérez, Luojia Wang, Peter Wiktor, Ying Gu, Lihua Zhang, Wei Wang, Jin Lu, Shaopeng Wang, Qihuang Gong, Jinghong Li & Nongjian Tao, Imaging the electrocatalytic activity of single nanoparticles, Nature Nanotechnology, 2012, 7, 668–672. doi:10.1038/nnano.2012.134.

63.  Wei Wang, Yunze Yang, Shaopeng Wang, Vinay J Nagaraj, Qiang Liu, Jie Wu and Nongjian Tao, Label-free measuring and mapping of binding kinetics of membrane proteins in single living cells, Nature Chemistry, 2012, 4(10), 846-53. DOI:10.1038/nchem.1434. (PMC # 3660014 NIHMSID # 468566)

64.  Wang, Wei; Wang, Shaopeng; Liu, Qiang; Wu, Jie; Tao, Nongjian, Mapping Single-Cell–Substrate Interactions by Surface Plasmon Resonance Microscopy, Langmuir, 2012, 28(37), 13373-13379, DOI: 10.1021/la301712h, PMCID: PMC3660850.

65.  Jin Lu, Wei Wang, Shaopeng Wang, Xiaonan Shan, Jinghong Li, Nongjian Tao, "Plasmonic-Based Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy: Application to Molecular Binding" Analytical Chemistry, Anal. Chem., 2012, 84 (1), pp 327–333, DOI: 10.1021/ac202634h, NIHMSID: 344470. PMCID: PMC3299414.

66.  Shan, Xiaonan; Wang, Shaopeng; Wang, Wei; Tao, Nongjian, Plasmonic-based Imaging of Local Square Wave Voltammetry, Analytical Chemistry, Anal. Chem., 2011, 83 (19), pp 7394–7399, DOI: 10.1021/ac201392r, PMCID: PMC3288114.

67.  Rinosh Joshua Mani, Roman G. Dye, Timothy A. Snider, Shaopeng Wang, Kenneth D. Clinkenbeard, bi-cell surface plasmon resonance detection of aptamer mediated thrombin capture in serum, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 26 (2011) 4832– 4836. 

68.  Wei Wang, Kyle Foley, Xiaonan Shan, Shaopeng Wang, Seron Eaton, Vinay J Nagaraj, Peter Wiktor, Urmez Patel, and Nongjian Tao, Single cells and intracellular processes studied by a plasmonic-based electrochemical impedance microscopy, Nature Chemistry, 3, 249–255, (2011), doi:10.1038/nchem.961, NIHMSID: NIHMS358337, PMCID: PMC3309525.

69.  Xiaonan Shan, Shaopeng Wang and Nongjian Tao, Study of single particle charge and Brownian motions with surface plasmon resonance, Applied Physic Letters, 97, 223703,  2010, PMCID: 3009754

70.  S. Wang, X. Shan, U. Patel, X. Huang, J. Lu, J. Li, NJ Tao, Label-free imaging, detection and mass measurement of single viruses by Surface Plasmon Resonance, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2010, 107 (37), 16028-16032, PMCID: 2941305.

71.  X. Shan, U. Patel, S. Wang, R. Iglesias, NJ. Tao, Imaging Local Electrochemical Current Via Surface Plasmon Resonance, Science, 2010, 327, 1363.

72.  S. Wang, X. Huang, X. Shan, K. J. Foley, NJ. Tao, Electrochemical Surface Plasmon Resonance: Basic Formalism and Experimental Validation, Analytical Chemistry, 2010, 82(3), 935-941. DOI: 10.1021/ac902178f

73.  X. Huang, S. Wang, X. Shan, X. Chang, NJ Tao, Flow-through Electrochemical Surface Plasmon Resonance: Detection of intermediate reaction products, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 649 (2010) 37–41, DOI:10.1016/j.jelechem.2009.12.027

74.  X. Shan, X. Huang, K. J. Foley, P. Zhang, K. Chen, S. Wang, and NJ. Tao, Measuring Surface Charge Density and Particle Height Using Surface Plasmon Resonance Technique, Analytical Chemistry, 2010, 82(1), 234-240. DOI: 10.1021/ac901816z

75.  S. Wang,* A. Ramachandran, S. J. Ja, Integrated Microring-Resonator Biosensors for Monitoring of Cell Growth and Detection of Toxic Chemicals in Water, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2009, 24, 3061–3066. DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2009.03.027.

76.  J. E. Nichols, J. Cortiella, J. Lee, J. A. Niles, M. Cuddihy, S. Wang, A. Cantu, R. Mlcak, E. Valdivia, R. Yancy, J. Bielitzki, M. L. McClure, N. A. Kotov. In vitro analog of human bone marrow from 3D scaffolds with biomimetic inverted colloidal crystal geometry, Biomaterials, 30 (6), p.1071-1079, Feb 2009.

77.  A. Ramachandran, S. Wang, J. Clarke, S. J. Ja, D. Goad, L. Wald, E. M. Flood, E. Knobbe, J. V. Hryniewicz, S. T. Chu, D. Gill, W. Chen, O. King, and B. E. Little, A Universal Biosensing Platform Based on Optical Micro-Ring Resonators, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2008, 23, 939–944. DOI:10.1016/j.bios.2007.09.007.

78.  W. Chen, S. L. Westcott, S. Wang, and Y. Liu, Dose dependent x-ray luminescence in MgF2:Eu2+, Mn2+ phosphors, J. Appl. Phys. 103, 113103 (2008); DOI:10.1063/1.2937084.

79.  Y. Zhang, W. Chen, S. Wang, Y. Liu, L. Liu, C. Pope. Phototoxicity of zinc oxide nanoparticle conjugates in human ovarian cancer NIH: OVCAR-3 cells. J. Biomed. Nanotech. 2008, 4, 432-438.

80.  Y. Liu, W. Chen, S. Wang, A. Joly, S. Westcott, and B. Woo, X-ray Luminescence of LaF3:Tb and LaF3:Ce,Tb Water Soluble Nanoparticles, Journal of Applied Physics, 2008, 103, 063105. DOI: 10.1063/1.2890148.

81.  Y. Liu, Y. Zhang, S. Wang, C. Pope, and W. Chen, Optical behaviors of ZnO-porphyrin conjugates and their potential applications for cancer treatment, Applied Physics Letters, 2008, 92, 143901. DOI: 10.1063/1.2908211.

82.  Y. Liu, W. Chen, S. Wang, A. Joly, Investigation of Water-Soluble X-ray Luminescence Nanoparticles for Photodynamic Activation, Applied Physics Letter, 2008, 92, 043901. 
Note: This article was selected for the February 11, 2008 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology (, and for the February 1, 2008 issue of Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research (

83.  Y. Liu, S. Wang, J. Krouse, N. A. Kotov, M. Eghtedari, G. Vargas, and M. Motamedi, Rapid Aqueous Photo-polymerization Route to Polymer and Polymer-composite Hydrogel 3D Inverted Colloidal Crystal Scaffolds, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: part A, 2007, DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.31199.

84.  Y. Liu and S. Wang,* 3D Inverted Opal Hydrogel Scaffolds with Oxygen Sensing Capability, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2007, 58(1), 8-13.

85.  S. Wang,* E. S. Forzani, NJ. Tao, Detection of Heavy Metal Ions in Water by High Resolution Surface Plasmon Resonance Spectroscopy Combined with Anodic Stripping Voltammetry, Analytical Chemistry, 2007, 79(12), 4427-4432, DOI: 10.1021/ac0621773.

86.  A. G. Joly, W. Chen, J. Zhang, and S. Wang, Electronic Energy Relaxation and Luminescence Decay Dynamics of Eu3+ in Zn2SiO4:Eu3+ Phosphors, Journal of Luminescence, 2007, 126, 491–496.

87.  F. Su, B. Ma, K. Ding, G. Lia, S. Wang, W. Chen, A. G. Joly, and D. E. McCready, Luminescence Temperature and Pressure Studies of Zn2SiO4 Phosphors doped with Mn2+ and Eu3+ ions, Journal of Luminescence, 2006, 116, 117–126.

88.  S. Sachin, S. Wang, and N. A. Kotov, Cell Distribution Profiles in Three-Dimensional Scaffolds with Inverted Colloidal Crystal Geometry: Modeling and Experimental Investigations, Small, 2005, 1(12), 1208-1214.

89.  W. Chen, J.-O. Bovin, S. Wang, A. G. Joly, Y. Wang, and P. M. A. Sherwood, Fabrication and Luminescence of ZnS:Mn2+Nanoflowers, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2005, 5, 1-14.

90.  W. Chen, S. Wang, S. L. Westcott, J. Zhang, K. Dou, A. G. Joly, and D. E. McCready, Structure and Luminescence of BaFBr:Eu(2+) and BaFBr:Eu(2+), Tb(3+) Phosphors and Thin Films, Journal of Applied Physics, 2005, 97, 083506-083514.

91.  Y. Liu, S. Wang, and N. A. Kotov, A Floating Self-Assembly Route to Colloidal Crystal Templates for 3D Cell Scaffolds, Chemistry of Materials, 2005, 17(20); 4918-4924 (DOI: 10.1021/cm048050g).

92.  Y. Zhang, S. Wang, M. Eghtedari, M. Motamedi and N. A. Kotov, Inverted Colloidal Crytal Hydrogel Matrices as Three-Dimensional (3D) Cell Scaffolds, Advanced Functional Materials, 2005, 15, 728-731.

93.  N. A. Kotov, Y. Liu, S. Wang, C. Cumming, M. Eghtedari, G. Vargas, M. Motamedi, J. Nichols, J. Cortiella, Inverted Colloidal Crytals as 3D Cell Scaffolds, Langmuir, 2004, 2019, 7887 - 7892 (DOI: 10.1021/la049958o, cover article).

94.  W. Chen, J-O. Bovin, A. G. Joly, S. Wang, F. Su and G. Li, Full-Color from In2S3 and In2S3:Eu3+ Nanoparticles, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2004; 108; 11927-11934.

95.  W. Chen, A. G. Joly, J-O. Malm, J.-O. Bovin, and S. Wang, Full-Color Emission and Temperature Dependence of the Luminescence in Poly-P-phenylene ethynylene-ZnS/Mn2+ Composite Particles, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2003, 107(27), 6544-6551.

96.  S. Wang, S. Westcott, and W. Chen, Nanoparticle Luminescence Thermometry, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2002, 106, 11203-11209.

97.  S. Wang, N. Mamedova, N. A. Kotov, W. Chen, and J. Studer, Antigen/Antibody Immunocomplex from CdTe Nanoparticle Bioconjugates, Nano Letter, 2002, 2(8), 817-822. Cited 600+.

98.  S. Wang, S. Boussaad, and N. J. Tao, Surface Plasmon Resonance Enhanced Absorption Spectroscopy, Review of Scientific Instruments, 2001, 72, 3055-3060.

99.  S. Wang, S. Boussaad, S. Wong, and N. J. Tao, High-sensitivity Stark Spectroscopy of Organic dsorbates Based on Detection of Surface Plasmon Resonance, Analytical Chemistry, 2000, 72, 4003-4008.

100.S. Wang, Q. Zhang, P. K. Datta, R. E. Gawley, and R. M. Leblanc, Amphiphilic Anthracyl Crown Ether – a Langmuir and Langmuir-Schaefer Films Study, Langmuir, 2000, 16(10), 4607-4612.

101.S. Wang, R. Lunn, M. P. Krafft, and R. M. Leblanc, One and a Half Layer? Mixed Langmuir Monolayer of 10,12-pentacosadiynoic Acid and a Semi-fluorinated Tetracosane, Langmuir, 2000, 16(6); 2882-2886.

102.S. Wang and R. M. Leblanc, Molecular Recognition of Concanavalin A on Mannoside Lipid Monolayer at Air/Water Interface, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes, 1999, 1419, 307-312. 

103.Q. Huo, S. Wang, A. Pisseloup, D. Verma, and R. M. Leblanc, Unusual Chromatic Properties Observed from Polymerized Dipeptide Diacetylenes, Chemical Communications, 1999, 1601-1602. 

104.S. Wang, J. Ramirez, P. G. Wang, and R. M. Leblanc, Surface Chemistry, Topography and Spectroscopy of Mixed-monolayer of 10,12-pentacosadiynoic Acid and its Mannoside Derivative at the Air-water Interface, Langmuir, 1999, 15, 5623-5629. 

105.R. E. Gawley, Q. Zhang, P. I. Higgs, S. Wang, and R. M. Leblanc, Anthracylmythyl Crown Ethers as Fluorescence Sensors of Saxitoxin, Tetrahedron Letters, 1999, 5461-5464. Corrigendum, p6135.

106.S. Wang, S. Vidon, and R. M. Leblanc, Chemical and Photochemical Dual Polymerization in a Mixed Langmuir Monolayer of Diacetylene Derivatives and Octadecyltrimethoxysilane, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 1998, 207, 303-308. 

107.Y. J. Li; Y. Fan; X. G. Ren; L. G. Zhang; D. P. Jiang; A. D. Lu; S. Wang, and R. M. Leblanc, Synthesis of a Substituted Phthalocyaninato-Polysiloxane and its Langmuir-Blodgett Films, Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, 1998, 2, 1-4. 

108.S. Wang, R. M. Leblanc, F. Arias, and L. Echegoyen, Study of Langmuir Monolayers of Crown-ether C60 Derivatives and their Interaction with Different Subphase Ions, Thin Solid Film, 1998, 327, 141-144. 

109.F. Cardullo, F. Diederich, L. Echegoyen, T. Habicher, N. Jayaraman, R. M. Leblanc, J. F. Stoddart, and S. Wang, Stable Langmuir and Langmuir-Blodgett films of Fullerene-Glycodendron Conjugates, Langmuir, 1998, 14, 1955-1959.

110.L. Dziri, S. Boussaad, S. Wang and R. M. Leblanc, Surface Topography of Acetylcholinesterase in Langmuir and Langmuir-Blodgett Films, The Journal of Physical Chemistry, 1997, 101(34), 6741-6748. 

111.S. Wang, Y. Li, L. Shao, J. Ramirez, P. G. Wang, and R. M. Leblanc, Excess Free Energies of Interaction between 10,12-pentacosadiynoic Acid (PDA) and its Mannoside Derivative (MPDA). A Mixed-Monolayer Study, Langmuir, 1997, 13, 1677-1681.

112.S. Wang, R. M. Leblanc, F. Arias, and L. Echegoyen, Surface and Optical Properties of Langmuir and LB films of a Crown-ether C60 Derivative, Langmuir, 1997, 13, 1672-1676. 

113.Z. Liu, H. Qin, C. Xiao, C. Wen, S. Wang, and S. Sui, Specific Binding of Avidin to Biotin Containing Lipid Lamella Surfaces Studied with Monolayers and Liposomes. European Biophysics Journal, 1995, 24, 31-38. 

114.S. Wang and S. Sui, In Situ Observation of Lipid Monolayers at Air/Water Interface by Micro-Fluorescence Film Balance, Progress in Natural Science 《自然科学进展》, 1994, 4(4), 410-416.

115.S. Wang, C. Wen and S. Sui, Influence of Flexibility of Receptors on Specific Binding of Avidin onto Lipid Membrane, Progress in Natural Science 《自然科学进展》, 1994, 4(3), 375-380.

116.Z. Liu, S. Wang, C. Wen, and S. Sui, Interaction between Avidin and Membrane Bond Model Receptor, Science in China《中国科学》Series B, Chemistry, Life Sciences & Earth Sciences, 1994, 24(11), 1162-1170.

117.S. Wang and S. Sui, Interaction of Vesicles with Phospholipid Monolayer, Acta Biophysica Sinica 《生物物理学报》, 1992, 8(1), 148-153. 

118.S. Sui and S. Wang, Fusion of Phospholipid Vesicles with Langmuir Lipid Monolayer, Thin Solid Films, 1992, 210, 57-59. 

119.S. Sui, H. Wu, and S. Wang, Langmuir-Blodgett FilmBalance, Experimental Technique and Management《实验技术与管理》, 1991, 8(5), 28-31. 

120.S. Wang and S. Sui, Study on the Properties of Cholesterol-Containing Phospholipid Monolayers (LB Film), Acta Biophysica Sinica《生物物理学报》, 1991, 7(3), 328-334. 

121.S. Sui and S. Wang, Langmuir-Blodgett Film and its Application in Biology (review), Progress in Biological Engineering《生物工程进展》, 1991, 11(1), 1-10. 

Book chapters 

1.     S. Wang, G. Ma, R. Liang and N. Tao, book chapter: Charge sensitive optical detection for measurement of small molecule binding kinetics, Biosensors and Biodetection Methods and Protocols, Volume 3: Bioengineering Technologies, Editors: Avraham Rasooly, Miguel R. Ossandon, and Houston Baker, Springer New York, in press, 2021.

2.     S. Wang and N. A. Kotov, book chapter: Nanoparticle Labeled Antibodies and Antigens, Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Editors: James A. Schwarz, Cristian I. Contescu and Karol Putyera, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, 2004, Vol 1, No. 1, 1647-1653 (ISBN: 0-8247-5055-1, 0-8247-5046-2).

3.     W. Chen, A.G. Joly, and S. Wang, book chapter: Luminescence of Semiconductor Nanoparticles, Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, American Scientific Publishers, Los Angeles, 2004, Vol. 4, 689-718 (ISBN: 1-58883-001-2).

4.     S. Wang, S. Boussaad, and N. J. Tao, book chapter: Surface Plasmon Resonance Spectroscopy: Applications in Protein Adsorption and Electrochemistry, in Biomolecular Films: Design, Function, and Applications, Editor: Jim Rusling, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, 2003, 213-252 (ISBN: 0-8247-0899-7). 

Conference Proceedings

1.     A. Ramachandran, S. Ja, J. Clarke, E. Flood, G. Frye-Mason, D. Goad, B. Little, L. Wald, S. Wang, E. T. Knobbe, Optical Microring Resonators in Trace chemical and Biosensing Applications, The 9th CBW Protection Symposium – May 22-27, 2007, Svenska Mässan/The Swedish Exhibition and Congress Centre, Gothenburg. 

2.     Y. Liu, S. Wang, N. A. Kotov, C. Cumming, J. E. Nichols, J. Cortiella, and M. Motamedi, Preparation of Ordered 3D cell Scaffolds with LBL Surface Modification, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, 2004, 90, 433-434.

3.     S. Wang, Y. Liu, N. A. Kotov, A. Mamendov, S. Westcott, C. Cumming, J. E. Nichols, J. Cortiella, and M. Motamedi, 3D Cell Growth on LBL Coated, Bone marrow Mimicking Scaffolds, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, 2004, 90, 789.

Research Activity: 

Active Sponsored Research Projects

  • Shaopeng Wang,* Critical angle reflection imaging for label-free quantification of molecular interactions, Biosensing Instrument Inc., (VIA NIH NIGMS R42GM143986) 08/15/2021 – 02/14/2022
  • Shaopeng Wang,* Development and Validation of a Rapid, Point-of-Care Digital Immunoassay for High Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin Detection, Subaward of Mayo Clinic Arizona Cardiovascular Research Grant Award, 08/01/2021 – 01/31/2023
  • Thomas, Mary Laura (CoI)Wang, Shaopeng (CoI)Wu, Teresa (CoI)Forzani, Erica (PI), Partnership for Innovation – Avoiding Kidney Injuries with Evidence – Based Smart Technology, NSF 2122901, 09/01/2021 – 08/31/2024
  • Shaopeng Wang,* Development of a charge-sensitive optical detection system for high-throughput study of small molecule binding kinetics, Biosensing Instrument Inc., (VIA NIH NIGMS R44GM139535), 5/18/2021 – 3/31/2023
  • Shaopeng Wang,* (Nongjian Tao was original PI) A Virion-Display Oscillator Array and Detection Platform for Quantification of Transmembrane Protein Binding Kinetics, NIH NCI IMAT R33CA235294 03/01/2020 – 02/28/2023
  • Shaopeng Wang,* Direct quantification of binding kinetics between phage and mRNA displayed peptide, Genentech Inc. AGR 11/05/18, 10/30/2018 – 10/29/2021
  • Shaopeng Wang,* (Nongjian Tao was original PI) Nano-Oscillator Arrays for Sensitive Plasmonic Detection of Molecular Interaction, Biosensing Instrument Inc., BIG126720 (VIA NIH NIGMS R44GM126720), 5/1/2018 – 10/31/2021
  • Shaopeng Wang,* Quantitative label-free imaging of electrical activities in cells, NIH NIGMS 2R01GM107165, 09/01/2018-08/31/2022
  • Shaopeng Wang,* Shelley Haydel, (Nongjian Tao was original PI) Point-of-care antimicrobial susceptibility testing based on simultaneous tracking of multi-phenotypic features of single bacterial cells, NIH NIAID 1R01AI138993-01 07/25/2018 – 06/30/2023
  • Shaopeng Wang,* (Nongjian Tao was original PI) Measuring small molecule interactions with membrane proteins on single cells via detecting nanometer scale membrane deformations, NIH NIGMS 1R01GM124335-01 08/01/2017 – 04/30/2022

Completed Sponsored Research Projects

  • Shaopeng Wang,* Nongjian Tao, An Integrated Microarray Printing and Detection System, Biosensing Instrument Inc., (Via NIH NIGMS 1R44GM114951-01), 4/1/2015-3/31/2021
  • Nongjian Tao,* Shaopeng Wang, Charge sensitive optical detection for high-throughput study of small molecules. NIH NCI IMAT R33CA202834 08/01/2016 – 07/31/2020
  • Shaopeng Wang,* Nongjian Tao, Quantitative label-free imaging of membrane protein interaction kinetics on cells, NIH NIGMS 1R01GM107165, 07/01/2014-06/30/2018    
  • Nongjian Tao,* Shaopeng Wang, Label-free imaging and tracking of single protein-protein interaction, Moore Foundation, 04/12/2013-07/31/2016
  • Nongjian Tao*, Shaopeng Wang, Electrochemically-Enhanced Plasmonic Imaging for Quantitative Proteomics, Biosensing Instrument Inc.(Via NIH NIGMS 1R44GM106579), 04/01/2013-03/31/2017
  • Nongjian Tao,* Shaopeng Wang, Charge sensitive optical detection for high-throughput study of small molecules, NIH NCI IMAT R21CA173205, 09/01/2012 – 08/31/2015
  • Nongjian Tao,* Shaopeng Wang, IDBR:  Plasmonic-based electrochemical impedance microscopy for studying molecular binding and cellular processes NSF #1151005, 02/01/2012 – 01/31/2016
  • Nongjian Tao,* Shaopeng Wang, A Self-Assembled Nanomechanical System (NMES) for Molecular Detections, W. M. Keck Foundation,  07/01/2011-06/30/2016
  • Shaopeng Wang,* Evaluate P-EIM technology for membrane protein binding affinities measurement, Amgen 2012577119       11/13/12 – 05/12/15         
  • Nongjian Tao,* Shaopeng Wang, Plasmonic Mapping of Ion Channel Activities in Single Cell, NIH R21 1R21DA033839-01, 04/01/2012 – 03/31/2015
  • Nongjian Tao,* Shaopeng Wang, Measure Protein Interaction at Scale, Piper Bridge Award (Virginia Piper Foundation), 04/01/2012-06/30/2013
  • Shaopeng Wang,* Nongjian Tao, A Multi-functional Optical Impedance Microscope for Live Cell Imaging NIH R21 RR026235 (8R21GM103396), 05/15/2010-02/28/2013

* Principal Investigator

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  1. Runli Liang, Guangzhong Ma, Shaopeng Wang and Nongjian Tao, “Charge Sensitive Optical Detection for High-throughput Study of Small Molecule Binding Kinetics”, 20th Annual Innovative Molecular Analysis Technologies Principal Investigators Meeting, Nov 22-23, 2019, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.
  2. N. Tao, S. Wang, “Charge Sensitive Optical Detection of Small Molecules”, 2018 NCI IMAT PI meeting, 19th Annual Innovative Molecular Analysis Technologies Principal Investigators Meeting, Rockville, MD, Nov 28-30, 2018.
  3. S. Wang, “Are neurons bilingual?”, invited talk, Faculty Chalk Talk, Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Oct 29, 2018.
  4. M. Mo, W. Jing, H. Yu, F. Zhang, S. Wang, and N. Tao, “Image-based Rapid Antibiotic Susceptibility Test”, Poster Presentation, 256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, Massachusetts, Aug 19-23, 2018.
  5. S. Wang, “Label-free Quantification of Small Molecule Binding Kinetics”, invited talk, Sino-ASU Biodesign Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Jul 23, 2018.
  6. F. Zhang, W.n Jing, A. Hunt, Y. Yang, S. Wang, and Nongjian Tao, “Label-Free Quantification of Small Molecule Interactions with Membrane Proteins in Single Cells by Mechanical Amplification”, poster presentation, BPS18, 62nd Annual Meeting of Biophysical Society, San Francisco, California, February 17-21, 2018.
  7. R. Liang, G. Ma, A. Hoyt, S. Wang, N. Tao, “Charge Sensitive Optical Detection of Small Molecules”, 2017 NCI IMAT PI meeting, 18th Annual Innovative Molecular Analysis Technologies Principal Investigators Meeting, Rockville, MD, Dec 6-8, 2017.
  8. N. Tao, S. Wang, “Charge Sensitive Optical Detection for High Throughtput Study of Small Molecules”, 2016 NCI IMAT PI meeting, 17th Annual Innovative Molecular Analysis Technologies Principal Investigators Meeting, Bethesda, Maryland, Dec 1-2, 2016.
  9. S. Wang, “Imaging-Based Detection Technologies for Biomedical Applications”, invited talk, Advancing Biophysics, Biosensors and Biomimetics, A symposium to honor Dr. Stuart Lindsay, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Oct 14, 2016.
  10. S. Wang and NJ Tao, “Detecting Small Molecule-Membrane Protein Binding Kinetics”, Keynote Speech on Sensors, 229thElectrochemistry Society (ECS) meeting, San Diego, CA, May 31, 2016.
  11. S. Wang, “Imaging-based tracking of single bacterial cells toward culture-free antimicrobial susceptibility test”, invited talk, FUSION 2016: Biodesign Scientific Retreat, Carefree, Arizona, April 1st, 2016.
  12. G. Ma, Y. Guan, Y. Chen, S. Wang, N. Tao, “Charge Sensitive Optical Detection for High-throughput Study of Small Molecules”, 2015 NCI IMAT PI meeting, 16th Annual Innovative Molecular Analysis Technologies Principal Investigators Meeting, Bethesda, Maryland, Nov 12-13, 2015.
  13. S. Shen, K. Syal, N. Tao, S. Wang, “Automatic, High-throughput Motion Classification of Surface-attached E. Coli Cells Using Bright Field Microscopy Data”, Western Regional Meeting 2015, 45th Western Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Maros, CA, Nov 6-8, 2015.
  14. S. Wang, “Plasmonic Imaging of Chemical and Biological Targets”, invited talk, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, Dec 23, 2014.
  15. S. Wang, “Development of an Ultra-Fast and Ultra-Sensitive Plasmonic Imaging System”, invited talk, Moore Imaging Conference, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Sausalito, California, Dec 4-6, 2014.
  16. S. Wang, C. MacGriff, X. Shan, W. Wang and NJ Tao, “IDBR: Plasmonic-based Electrochemical Impedance Microscopy for Studying Molecular Binding and Cellular Processes”, invited talk, NSF IDBR PI workshop, Arlington, VA, May 1-2, 2014. 
  17. W. Wang, S. Wang, and N. Tao, Electrochemical Impedance Microscopy: A Label-free Technique for Monitoring Individual Cells and Intracellular Processes, American Physics Society 2012 March Meeting, Invited Oral Session: High Content Biophysical Data for Dynamic Studies in Cancer, Boston, Massachusetts, Feb. 29, 2012. 
  18. X. Shan, W. Wang, S. Wang, K. Foley, and N. Tao, Plasmonic-based Imaging of Local Electrochemical Current and Interfacial Impedance (#2695, oral), The 220th Electrochemical Society Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, October 12, 2011. (J6 - Sensors Based on Fluroscence, SERS, SPR, and Photoelectrochemistry)
  19. N. J. Tao and S. Wang, Plasmonic-based Electrochemical Impedance Microscopy (P-EIM) for Label-free Cell Based Assay and Small Molecule Detections, invited talk by Dr. Han Xu, Amgen Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA, Nov. 09, 2011.
  20. S. Wang, Novel Applications of Objective-based Surface Plasmon Resonance Microscopy, invited talk by Dr. Honda Wang, presented at Changchun institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun, China, April 29, 2011.
  21. S. Wang, X. Shan, U. Patel, X. Huang, J. Lu, and N. Tao, Label-free Detection of Single H1N1 Influenza Virus by Surface Plasmon Resonance Microscopy, poster, Arizona BioIndustry Association’s BIOFEST 2010, , Scottsdale, Arizona October 27, 2010,.
  22. N.J. Tao, K. Foley, S. Wang, X. Shan, Surface Impedance Microscopy for Biomedical Applications, oral presentation, The 215th Electrochemical Society Meeting, San Francisco, California, May 27, 2009
  23. Y. Zhang, W. Chen, S. Wang, Y. Liu and C. Pope, Reactive Oxygen Species Mediated Phototoxicity of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticle Conjugates in Human Ovarian cancer Cells. Annual Meeting of the South Central Chapter, Society of Toxicology, National Center for Toxicological Research, Jefferson, AR, Sept 18, 2008.  
  24. Y. Zhang, Y. Liu, S. Wang, W. Chen, J. Liu, C. Pope. Phototoxicity of Nanoparticle Conjugates in Ovarian Cancer Cell, Annual Meeting, Oklahoma Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), Oklahoma City, OK, March 7, 2008. 
  25. Y. Zhang, Y. Liu, S. Wang, W. Chen, J. Liu, C. Pope. Self-lighting Photodynamic Therapy of Nanoparticle Conjugates in Vitro and Ovarian Tumor Model Development in vivo, Annual Meeting, Phi Zeta Research Society, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, March 16, 2008.
  26. S. Wang, Y. Liu, S. Westcott, and W. Chen, Luminescence Nanoparticles: Potentials for In-vivo Application, The 7th Annual UT Southwestern In-Vivo Cancer Cellular and Molecular Imaging Symposium Vascular Imaging and Therapeutic Targeting in Cancer, Dallas, Texas, Oct 16-17, 2007.
  27. S. Wang, Development of Optical Sensors for Chemical and Biological Targets, invited oral presentation, 2006 Florida Award Symposium, Florida Annual Meeting and Exposition, Orlando, Florida, May 12, 2006.
  28. S. Wang, Sensing Toxic and Bio-hazard Using Optical, Electrochemical and Nanotechnology Combined Approaches, 227th American Chemical Society National Meeting: Division of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Anaheim, CA, March 28-April 1, 2004.
  29. S. Wang, Y. Liu, N. A. Kotov, A. Mamendov, S. Westcott, C. Cumming, J. E. Nichols, J. Cortiella, and M. Motamedi, 3D Cell Growth on LBL Coated, Bone Marrow Mimicking Scaffolds, 227th American Chemical Society National Meeting: Physical Chemistry Division, Anaheim, CA, March 28-April 1, 2004.
  30. Y. Liu, S. Wang, N. A. Kotov, C. Cumming, J. E. Nichols, J. Cortiella, and M. Motamedi, Preparation of Ordered 3D cell Scaffolds with LBL Surface Modification, 227th American Chemical Society National Meeting: Physical Chemistry Division, Anaheim, CA, March 28-April 1, 2004.
  31. Y. Liu, S. Wang, N. A. Kotov, A. Mamedov, and C. Cumming. Abstracts, 59th Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Oklahoma City, OK, October 25-28, 2003.
  32. S Wang, N. Mamedova, and N. A. Kotov, Antigen/Antibody Immunocomplex from CdTe Nanoparticle Bioconjugates, 224th American Chemical Society National Meeting: Physical Chemistry Division, Boston, MA, August 2002.
  33. S Wang, N. Mamedova, W. Chen, and N. A. Kotov, Layer-by-Layer Assembled Films from Nanoparticle-Labeled Antibodies and Antigens, 223th American Chemical Society National Meeting: Colloid and SurfaceChemistry Division, Orlando, FL, April 2002.
  34. S. Wang, S. Boussaad, S. Wong, and N. J. Tao, Probing Electronic Properties of Adsorbed Molecules with Surface Plasmon Resonance Spectroscopy, 84th CSC Conference and Exhibition, Montreal, CA, May 2001.
  35. S. Wang, S. Boussaad, S. Wong, and N. J. Tao, Applications of High Resolution Surface Plasmon Resonance Spectroscopy, 220th American Chemical Society National Meeting: Colloid and SurfaceChemistry Division, Washington, DC, August 2000.
  36. S. Wang, R. Lunn, M. P. Krafft, and R. M. Leblanc, One and a Half Layer? Study of Mixed Langmuir Monolayer of 10,12-Pentacosa-diynoic Acid and Semi-fluorinated Tetracosane, 216th American Chemical Society National Meeting: Colloid and SurfaceChemistry Division, Boston, August 1998. 
  37. S. Wang, S. Vidon, and R. M. Leblanc, Dual Polymerizations in a Mixed Langmuir Monolayer of Diacetylene Derivatives and Octadecyltrimethoxysilane, 215th American Chemical Society National Meeting: Colloid and SurfaceChemistry Division, Dallas, March 1998. 
  38. S. Wang, R. M. Leblanc, F. Arias, and L. Echegoyen, Study of Langmuir Monolayers of Crown-ether C60 Derivatives and their Interaction with Different Subphase Ions, LB8: The Eighth International Conference on Organized Molecular Films, Asilomar, CA, August 1997. 
  39. S. Wang, R. M. Leblanc, J. Ramirez, and P.G. Wang, Molecular Recognition Studies of Poly-Glyco-diacetylene monolayers and Concanavalin A, 70th Colloid and SurfaceScience Symposium of American Chemical Society, Postsdam, NY, June 1996. 
  40. S. Wang, Y. Li, L. Shao, J. Ramirez, P. G. Wang, and R. M .Leblanc, Study of Poly Glyco-diacetylene Monolayers and its Interaction with Concanavalin A, The Fourth World Congress on Biosensors, Bangkok, Thailand, May 1996. 
  41. S. Wang, R. M. Leblanc, J. Ramirez, and P.G. Wang, Surface and optical properties of poly-glyco-diacetylene monolayers, 211th American Chemistry Society National Meeting: Colloid and Surface Chemistry Division, New Orleans, LA, March 1996. 
  42. S. Wang, C. Wen, and S. Sui, Influence of Flexibility of Membrane Bound Model Receptor on Avidin Specific Binding, 11th International Biophysics Congress, Budapest, Hungary, July 1993. 
  43. S. Sui, S. Wang, H. Qing, C. Wen, and Z. Liu, Specific and Nonspecific Binding of Avidin to Biotin Containing Lipid Layer, The 6th International Conference on Langmuir-Blodgett Films, Canada, July 1993.
  44. S. Sui, H. Wu, S. Wang, H. Qin, and W. Xie, Lipid/Protein Interaction Studied with Supported Planar Mono-(Bi-)Layers,10th Changchun Summer Chemistry Conference on the Topic of Functional Organized System, Changchun, China, Aug 1991. 
  45. S. Sui and S. Wang, Interaction of Phospholipid Vesicles with Lipid Monolayer, The 5th International Conferenceon Langmuir-Blodgett Films, Paris, France, Aug 1991. 
  46. S. Sui and S. Wang, Domain Structure and Phase Behavior of Cholesterol Containing Phospholipid Monolayers Studied by Film Balance and Scanning Electron Microscopy, The 1990 China-Japan Bilateral Symposium on Langmuir-Blodgett Films, Beijing, China, Nov. 4- 8, 1990. 



Journal Editorial Service

Professional Associations: 
  • 1995-               American Chemical Society
  • 1995-               Beta Chapter of Alpha Epsilon Lambda 
  • 2003-2004        Tissue engineering Society International
  • 2004-2005        Association for Laboratory Automation
  • 2009-               The Electrochemical Society
  • 2012-               American Physical Society
Graduate Faculties / Mentoring History: 
  • Graduate Faculty for PhD programs (Endorsed to Chair) of Biological Design, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Physics
Work History: 
  • 2001-2008       Senior Research Scientist, ICx Nomadics, Inc., Stillwater, OK;
  • 2008 -2015      Associate Research Professor, Biodesign Center for Bioelectronics and Biosensors, BiodesignInstitute, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
  • 2015 -              Research Professor, Biodesign Center for Bioelectronics and Biosensors, Biodesign Institute,Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Journal Referee

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, ACS nano, ACS Omega, ACS sensors, Advanced Materials, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Analytical Methods, Applied Spectroscopy, Applied Surface Science, Arabian Journal of Chemistry, Biomacromolecules, Biosensors, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Cancer Nanotechnology, Chemistry - an European Journal, Colloids and Surfaces B, Environmental Science and Technology, Fibers, IEEE access, Journal of Applied Physics, Journal of Nano Medicine, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Journal of Proteome Research, Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, Journal of Innovative Optical Health Sciences, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine, Lab on a Chip, Langmuir, Materials, Nano letterNature BiotechnologyNature Nanotechnology, PLoS One, Research, Review of Scientific Instrument, RSC Advances, Scientific Report, Sensor Letters, Sensors, Sensors & Actuators B, Trends in Analytical Chemistry

Grant Reviewer 

  • ACS-Petroleum Research Fund
  • U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation
  • National Institute of Health
  • 2009.06             NIH Stage I reviewer for NIH ARRA-Challenge grant program (ZRG1 BST-M (58)) 
  • 2012.02.21-23   ZRG1 BST-T (90) review panel, Bioengineering Sciences and Technologies, Academic Research Enhancement Award Grants (R15)
  • 2014.03.27        NCI/IMAT review panel, Early-Stage Innovative Technology Development for Cancer Research (R21)
  • 2016.03.08       National Cancer Institute Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1-TCRB-6 (M3)) for Innovative Molecular Analysis Technologies for Cancer Research (RFA-CA-15-002, R21) 
  • 2017.02.07-08   NIH CSR Enabling Bioanalytical and Imaging Technologies (EBIT) study section (R01 and R21)
  • 2018.10             NIH CSR Enabling Bioanalytical and Imaging Technologies (EBIT) study section (R01 and R21)
  • 2019.03.29       NIH/NIBIB ZEB1 OSR-E(M2) review panel: Mentored Career Development (K) and Conference (R13) Award Application 
  • 2019.10.10-11   NIH CSR Enabling Bioanalytical and Imaging Technologies (EBIT) study section (R01 and R21)

University Services

  • 2011.01 - present          Biodesign Personnel Committee, ASU
  • 2015.05 – 2018.05        Faculty Advisor, Sun Devils Badminton Club, ASU
  •  2020.01 -2020.03           Member of Faculty Search Committee: Digital health (all ranks) faculty joint appointment between Biodesign Center for Bioelectronics and Biosensors and the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Other Services

  •  2016.05            Grand Award Judge for Biomedical Engineering, 2016 Intel international Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), Phoenix, Arizona
Industry Positions: 
  • 2001.09-2008.11  Senior Scientist, Principal Investigator, ICx Nomadics Inc. (now part of FLIR), Stillwater, OK
  • 2016.01-2017.09  Consultant, Luna Innovations Incorporated, Roanok, VA 24011