Wei Xue

Wei Xue

Wei Xue

Wei Xue, PhD
Associate Professor
Rowan Hall 227
Phone: 856-256-5358
Email: xuew@rowan.edu


  • Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN, 2007
  • M.S. - Electrical Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan, China, 2000
  • B.S. - Electrical Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan, China, 1997


  • Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, 2018-present
  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, 2014-2018
  • Senior Product Engineer, WaterTech LLC of TSMC, Camas, WA, 2014
  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University, Vancouver, WA, 2007-2014
  • Research Engineer, Huawei Technologies, Shenzhen, China, 2000-2001

Research Areas:

  • Sensors and Sensing Materials, MEMS/NEMS, Micro- and Nano-electronics, Nanotechnology, Nanomaterials, Wearable Electronics

Principal Research Sponsors:


Select Research / Collaboration Activities:

  • Polymer nanocomposites for cryogenic applications – ONR/NEEC
  • Sensor materials, nanomaterials, and biomaterials – NSF
  • Wearable electronics for biomedical applications – NJHF

Professional Activities / Membership:

  • ASME Member, IEEE Member, Topic Organizer and Chair (ASME and IEEE Conferences, 2008-2018)

Select Publications (Published >60 Journal/Conference Papers):

  • Raghid Najjar, Yi Luo, Dave Jao, David Brennan, Ye Xue, Vince Beachley, Xiao Hu, and Wei Xue, “Biocompatible silk/polymer energy harvesters using stretched poly (vinylidene fluoride-co-hexafluoropropylene) (PVDF-HFP) nanofibers,” Polymers, Vol. 9, No. 10, p. 479, September 2017.
  • Andrea De Vellis, Dmitry Gritsenko, Yang Lin, Zhenping Wu, Xian Zhang, Yayue Pan, Wei Xue, and Jie Xu, “Drastic sensing enhancement using acoustic bubbles for surface-based microfluidic sensors,” Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Vol. 243, pp. 298-302, May 2017.
  • Maria Torculas, Jethro Medina, Wei Xue, and Xiao Hu, “Protein-based bioelectronics,” ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 8, pp. 1211-1223, June 2016.
  • Jianlong Gao, Jiheng Zhao, Liping Liu, and Wei Xue, “Dimensional effects of polymer pillar arrays on hydrophobicity,” Surface Engineering, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 125-131, February 2016.
  • Catalina Maria Rivera, Hyuck-Jin Kwon, Ali Hashmi, Gan Yu, Jiheng Zhao, Jianlong Gao, Jie Xu, Wei Xue, and Alexander G. Dimitrov, “Towards a dynamic clamp for neurochemical modalities,” Sensors, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 10465-10480, May 2015.
  • Yan Duan, Nicholas E. Holmes, Alexander L. Ellard, Jianlong Gao, and Wei Xue, “Solution-based fabrication and characterization of a logic gate inverter using random carbon nanotube networks,” IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, Vol. 12, No. 6, pp. 1111-1117, November 2013.
  • Jiheng Zhao, Debra A. Sheadel, and Wei Xue, “Surface treatment of polymers for the fabrication of all-polymer MEMS devices,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol. 187, pp. 43-49, August 2012.