Yicheng Lu

Distinguished Professor


Phone:(848) 445-3466
Office:EE 236
Website: http://www.ece.rutgers.edu/~ylu


Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 1988
B.S. Applied Physics, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, 1982


  • 2009 - Present: Paul S. and Mary W. Monroe Endowed Faculty Scholar, Rutgers University
  • 2002: Rutgers Scholar- Teacher Award
  • 1995: IEEE Oustanding Student Counselor and Advisor Award
  • 1994: Board of Trustee's Research Fellowship Award for Scholarly Excellence, Rutgers University
  • 1993: Warren I. Susman Award for Excellence in Teaching, Rutgers University

Selected Publications

  • “Effects of Mg Composition on Open Circuit Voltage in Cu2O-MgxZn1-xO Heterojunction Solar Cells, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 96, 292-297, 2012. (Ziqing Duan*, Aurelien Du Pasquier, Yicheng Lu, Yi Xu, Eric Garfunkel).
  • “Morphological Control of MgxZn1-xO layers grown on Ga:ZnO/glass Substrates for photovoltaics”, Journal of Crystal Growth, 352, 190-193, 2012, (Ziqing Duan*, Yicheng Lu, Aurelien Du Pasquier)
  • “Morphology Effects on The Biofunctionalization of Nanostructured ZnO”, to appear in Langmuir, (la3006037), 2012. (Yan Cao, E. Galoppini, Pavel I. Reyes*, Ziqing Duan*, and Yicheng Lu)
  • “Reduction of Persistent Photoconductivity in ZnO Thin Film Transistor-Based UV Photodetector”, to appear in Applied Physics Letters, 2012, (Pavel Ivanoff Reyes*, Chieh-Jen Ku*, Ziqing Duan*, Yi Xu, Eric Garfunkel and Yicheng Lu)
  • “Ambipolar inverters using SnO thin-film transistors with balanced electron and hole mobilities”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 263502, 2012, (Ling Yan Liang, Hong Tao Cao, Xiao Bo Chen, Zhi Min Liu, Fei Zhuge, Hao Luo, Jun Li, Yicheng Lu, and Wei Lu)
  • “ZnO Nanostructure-Modified QCM for Dynamic Monitoring of Cell Adhesion and Proliferation”, to appear in Biosensors and Bioelectronics”, 2012. (Pavel I. Reyes, Ziqing Duan, Yicheng Lu, Dimitriy Khavulya and Nada Boustany)
  • "ZnO Schottky Barriers and Ohmic Contacts", Applied Physics Review, J. Appl. Phys. 109, 121301 (33 pages), June, 2011. (cover page, JA10-6995R ) (Len Brillson and Yicheng Lu) - Top 20 Most Read Articles from 6.2011- 5,2012
  • “Effects of Mg on the Electrical Characteristics and Thermal Stability of MgxZn1-xO Thin Film Transistors”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 123511, 2011. (Chieh-Jen Ku*, Ziqing Duan*, Pavel I. Reyes*, Yicheng Lu, Yi Xu, Chien-Lan Hsueh and Eric Garfunkel).
  • “ZnO Thin Film Transistor Immunosensor with High Sensitivity and Selectivity", Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 173702, 2011, (Pavel Reyes*, Chieh-Jen Ku*, Ziqing Duan*, Yicheng Lu, Aniruddh Solanki, Ki-Bum Lee)