Huanyu "Larry" Cheng

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Associate Professor and Dorothy Quiggle Career Development Professor in Engineering, Engineering Science and Mechanics

Research Summary

Previous research focuses on design and manufacturing of wearable tattoo electronics capable of dissolving in the human body. The focus of my research group at Penn State will take bio-inspired approaches to design and fabricate nano-/ micro-electronic systems for a broad range of applications, including health monitoring, human-machine interface, and energy systems.

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Recent Publications

Intelligence Sparse Sensor Network for Automatic Early Evaluation of General Movements in Infants

Bao, B., Zhang, S., Li, H., Cui, W., Guo, K., Zhang, Y., Yang, K., Liu, S., Tong, Y., Zhu, J., Lin, Y., Xu, H., Yang, H., Cheng, X. & Cheng, H., 2024, (Accepted/In press) In: Advanced Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

MRI-Compatible, Transparent PEDOT:PSS Neural Implants for the Alleviation of Neuropathic Pain with Motor Cortex Stimulation

Cho, Y. U., Kim, K., Dutta, A., Park, S. H., Lee, J. Y., Kim, H. W., Park, J., Kim, J., Min, W. K., Won, C., Park, J., Kim, Y., Nan, G., Kim, J. Y., Lee, T., Kim, H. J., Kim, D., Lee, J. E., Min, B. W., Cho, I. J., & 4 othersLee, B. H., Cheng, H., Cha, M. & Yu, K. J., Feb 5 2024, In: Advanced Functional Materials. 34, 6, 2310908.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Skin-Interfaced Bifluidic Paper-Based Device for Quantitative Sweat Analysis

Deng, M., Li, X., Song, K., Yang, H., Wei, W., Duan, X., Ouyang, X., Cheng, H. & Wang, X., Mar 13 2024, In: Advanced Science. 11, 10, 2306023.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Closely Packed Stretchable Ultrasound Array Fabricated with Surface Charge Engineering for Contactless Gesture and Materials Detection

Dutta, A., Niu, Z., Abdullah, A. M., Tiwari, N., Biswas, M. A. S., Li, B., Lorestani, F., Jing, Y., Cheng, H. & Zhang, S., Apr 17 2024, In: Advanced Science. 11, 15, 2303403.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Bionic artificial skin with a fully implantable wireless tactile sensory system for wound healing and restoring skin tactile function

Kang, K., Ye, S., Jeong, C., Jeong, J., Ye, Y. S., Jeong, J. Y., Kim, Y. J., Lim, S., Kim, T. H., Kim, K. Y., Kim, J. U., Kim, G. I., Chun, D. H., Kim, K., Park, J., Hong, J. H., Park, B., Kim, K., Jung, S., Baek, K., & 11 othersCho, D., Yoo, J., Lee, K., Cheng, H., Min, B. W., Kim, H. J., Jeon, H., Yi, H., Kim, T. I., Yu, K. J. & Jung, Y., Dec 2024, In: Nature communications. 15, 1, 10.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Wearable MXene-Graphene Sensing of Influenza and SARS-CoV-2 Virus in Air and Breath: From Lab to Clinic

Li, Y., Peng, Z., Li, J., Wei, C., Liu, S., Hao, W., Cheng, H., Burton, C., Wang, Y., Huang, Y. W., Kim, C. S., Hou, F. Y. S., Kim, D. H. & Wu, C., Feb 5 2024, In: Advanced Materials Technologies. 9, 3, 2201787.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Design and Optimization of Flexible and Stretchable Ultrasonic Transducer Array for Arterial Blood Pressure Monitoring

Liu, C., Sun, H., Ren, J., Cheng, H., Xie, M. & Liu, Y., May 1 2024, In: IEEE Sensors Journal. 24, 9, p. 15055-15064 10 p.

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Bending and Stretching-Insensitive, Crosstalk-Free, Flexible Pressure Sensor Arrays for Human-Machine Interactions

Yuan, Y., Xu, H., Zheng, W., Liu, M., Li, S., Yan, J., Wang, D., Liu, K., Zhang, H., Chen, G., Wang, W., Wu, G., Xue, C., Cheng, H. & Gao, L., Mar 4 2024, In: Advanced Materials Technologies. 9, 5, 2301615.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Highly Sensitive Wearable Sensor Based on (001)-Orientated TiO2 for Real-Time Electrochemical Detection of Dopamine, Tyrosine, and Paracetamol

Zhang, T., Zhu, J., Xie, M., Meng, K., Yao, G., Pan, T., Gao, M., Cheng, H. & Lin, Y., 2024, (Accepted/In press) In: Small.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Direct Laser Processing and Functionalizing PI/PDMS Composites for an On-Demand, Programmable, Recyclable Device Platform

Zhu, J., Xiao, Y., Zhang, X., Tong, Y., Li, J., Meng, K., Zhang, Y., Li, J., Xing, C., Zhang, S., Bao, B., Yang, H., Gao, M., Pan, T., Liu, S., Lorestani, F., Cheng, H. & Lin, Y., 2024, (Accepted/In press) In: Advanced Materials.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Recent progress in multifunctional, reconfigurable, integrated liquid metal-based stretchable sensors and standalone systems

Zhu, J., Li, J., Tong, Y., Hu, T., Chen, Z., Xiao, Y., Zhang, S., Yang, H., Gao, M., Pan, T., Cheng, H. & Lin, Y., Apr 2024, In: Progress in Materials Science. 142, 101228.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

A Flexible and Biomimetic Olfactory Synapse with Gasotransmitter-Mediated Plasticity

Deng, Y., Zhao, M., Ma, Y., Liu, S., Liu, M., Shen, B., Li, R., Ding, H., Cheng, H., Sheng, X., Fu, W., Li, Z., Zhang, M. & Yin, L., May 2 2023, In: Advanced Functional Materials. 33, 18, 2214139.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Stretchable superhydrophobic elastomers with on-demand tunable wettability for droplet manipulation and multi-stage reaction

Ding, X., Cai, Y., Lu, G., Hu, J., Zhao, J., Zheng, L., Weng, Z., Cheng, H., Lin, J. & Wu, L., Jun 26 2023, In: Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 11, 29, p. 10069-10078 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Pathway of transient electronics towards connected biomedical applications

Dutta, A. & Cheng, H., Jan 9 2023, In: Nanoscale. 15, 9, p. 4236-4249 14 p.

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Ultra-stretchable and biodegradable elastomers for soft, transient electronics

Han, W. B., Ko, G. J., Lee, K. G., Kim, D., Lee, J. H., Yang, S. M., Kim, D. J., Shin, J. W., Jang, T. M., Han, S., Zhou, H., Kang, H., Lim, J. H., Rajaram, K., Cheng, H., Park, Y. D., Kim, S. H. & Hwang, S. W., Dec 2023, In: Nature communications. 14, 1, 2263.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review