Guangyu Qiu

Associate Professor



He received his Ph.D. from the City University of Hong Kong in 2017 and joined Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2022 after conducting research at ETH Zurich in 2018. In recent years, he has been mainly engaged in the exploration of biophotonic sensing theory and technology development, and has proposed a new method of dual-function biosensing with equipartition excitations and high-performance ceramic biomedical sensing materials, and carried out research on biomedical clinical applications, high-throughput biosensing, and sensing medical robotics. "His research work is at the intersection of medicine, industry and science. He has published 37 papers in ACS Nano, Adv. Sci., Adv. Funct. Mater, Science Advances, Biosens. Bioelectron. and Anal. Chem. His research achievements have been reported by China International Television CGTN, Swiss Radio and Television SRF and other well-known media at home and abroad.

Educational Background

2014-2017 City University of Hong Kong PhD
2013-2014 City University of Hong Kong MSc
2009-2013 China University of Petroleum (East China) Bachelors

Work Experiences

2022-present Associate Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2018-2022 Postdoc/Senior Researcher, ETH Zurich
2017-2018 Postdoctoral/Research Associate, City University of Hong Kong

Research Interests

Based on frontier physical phenomena such as micro and nano photonics and light-matter interactions, this group develops high-performance and intelligent sensing technologies and devices that can be applied in the biomedical field, and carries out the following scientific research work, taking into account current social and national technological needs:
1) Optoelectronic sensing technologies and devices
2) Plasma exciton sensing materials and nanotechnology
3) High-throughput biosensing such as optofluidics and microfluidics
4) Bio-sensing robotic systems
5) Disease diagnosis and early cancer screening

Selected Publications

[1] Qiu, G. Y.; Spillmann, M.; Tang, J.; Zhao, Y.-B.; Tao, Y.; Zhang, X.; Geschwindner, H.; Saleh, L.; Zingg, W.; Wang, J. On-Site Quantification and Infection Risk Assessment of Airborne SARS-CoV-2 Virus via a Nanoplasmonic Bioaerosol Sensing System in Healthcare Settings. Advanced Science 2022, e2204774. (IF=17.835)
[2] Qiu, G.; Du, Y.; Guo, Y.; Meng, Y.; Gai, Z.; Zhang, M.; Wang, J.; deMello, A. Plasmofluidic-Based near-Field Optical Trapping of Dielectric Nano-Objects Using Gold Nanoislands Sensor Chips. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2022, 14 (42), 47409–47419. (IF=10.38)
[3] Qiu, G. Y.; Gai, Z.; Saleh, L.; Tang, J.; Gui, T.; Kullak-Ublick, G. A.*; Wang, J.*, Thermoplasmonic-Assisted Cyclic Cleavage Amplification for Self-Validating Plasmonic Detection of SARS-CoV-2. ACS Nano 2021, 15 (4), 7536-7546. (IF=18.027)
[4] Yu, R.; Qiu, G. Y.*; Zhao, Y.-B.; Freudemann, D.; Fisher, B.; Wang, X.*; & Wang, J.* (2022). A portable and smartphone-based plasmonic system for on-site measurement of airborne redox-active compounds by light-initiated redox reaction. Sensors and Actuators B- Chemical, 2022, 371, 132505. (IF=9.221)
[5] Yu, R.; Pan, F.; Schreine, C.; Wang, X.; Bell, D. M.; Qiu, G. Y.*; Wang, J.*, Quantitative Determination of Airborne Redox-Active Compounds Based on Heating-Induced Reduction of Gold Nanoparticles. Anal. Chem. 2021, 93 (44), 14859-14868. (IF=8.008)
[6] Qiu, G. Y.; Gai, Z. B.; Tao, Y. L.; Schmitt, J.; Kullak-Ublick, G. A.; Wang, J.*, Dual-Functional Plasmonic Photothermal Biosensors for Highly Accurate Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Detection. ACS Nano 2020, 14 (5), 5268-5277. (IF=18.027, ESI高被引论文、ESI热点论文)
[7] Qiu, G. Y.; Yue, Y.; Tang, J.; Zhao, Y.-B.; Wang, J.*, Total Bioaerosol Detection by a Succinimidyl-Ester-Functionalized Plasmonic Biosensor To Reveal Different Characteristics at Three Locations in Switzerland. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2020, 54 (3), 1353-1362. (IF=11.357)
[8] Thakur, A.; Qiu, G. Y.; Xu, C.; Han, X.; Yang, T.; Ng, S. P.; Chan, K. W. Y.; Wu, C. M. L.*; Lee, Y.*, Label-free sensing of exosomal MCT1 and CD147 for tracking metabolic reprogramming and malignant progression in glioma. Science Advances 2020, 6 (26).
[9] Qiu, G. Y.; Thakur, A.; Xu, C.; Ng, S. P.; Lee, Y.*; Wu, C. M. L.*, Detection of Glioma-Derived Exosomes with the Biotinylated Antibody-Functionalized Titanium Nitride Plasmonic Biosensor. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2019, 29 (9). (IF=19.924)
[10] Qiu, G. Y.; Ng, S. P.; Wu, C. M. L.*, Label-free surface plasmon resonance biosensing with titanium nitride thin film. Biosens. Bioelectron. 2018, 106, 129-135. (IF=12.545)
[11] Qiu, G. Y.; Ng, S. P.; Wu, C. M. L.*, Bimetallic Au-Ag alloy nanoislands for highly sensitive localized surface plasmon resonance biosensing. Sensors and Actuators B-Chemical 2018, 265, 459-467. (IF=9.221)
[12] Thakur, A.#; Qiu, G. Y.#; Siu-Pang, N. G.; Guan, J. T.; Yue, J. B.; Lee, Y. J.*; Wu, C. M. L.*, Direct detection of two different tumor-derived extracellular vesicles by SAM-AuNIs LSPR biosensor. Biosens. Bioelectron. 2017, 94, 400-407. (IF=12.545)
[13] Qiu, G. Y.; Ng, S. P.; Liang, X. Y.; Ding, N.; Chen, X. F.; Wu, C. M. L.*, Label-Free LSPR Detection of Trace Lead(II) Ions in Drinking Water by Synthetic Poly(mPD-co-ASA) Nanoparticles on Gold Nanoislands. Anal. Chem. 2017, 89 (3), 1985-1993. (IF=8.008)
[14] Qiu, G. Y.; Ng, S. P.; Wu, L. C. M.*, Dielectric functionalization for differential phase detecting localized surface plasmon resonance biosensor. Sensors and Actuators B-Chemical 2016, 234, 247-254. (IF=9.221)

Software copyright registration and Patent

(1). Qiu, G., Wang, J., Device and methods for photothermal enhanced plasmonic biosensing, Filed EP20169226.6, 2020
(2). Thakur, A., Qiu, G., XU, C., Yang, T., Wu, C. M. L., Lee, Y., Detection of exosomal MCT1 and CD147 as novel surrogate biomarkers for the non-invasive tracking of glioma progression, Filed PWG/PA/766/8/2019, 2019
(3). Ng, S. P., Wu, C. M. L., Qiu, G., XU, C., Fabrication of interstitial plasmonic nanostructure for label-free biochemical sensing application using the same (衬底上形成具有间隙等离子体纳米材料的方法、传感器), CN 201910639618.5.; CN112240877A, 2021-1-19
(4). Ng, S. P., Wu, C. M. L., Qiu, G., Law, H. L. A., An Optochemical Detector and a Method for Fabricating an Optochemical Detector, USA 20180024127, 2018

Honors and Awards

UGC-funded Full PhD Scholarship, Hong Kong, 2014-2017

Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award, City University of Hong Kong Graduate School, 2016-2017

Outstanding Academic Performance Award, City University of Hong Kong Graduate School, 2014-2015, 2015-2016
 Young Scholar Academic Presentation Competition Hong Kong Winner, IOM3, UK, 2014

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