Liu Laboratory

Wen Sang, Ph.D

Postdoctoral Fellow 


Jiangsu, China


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Villanova University, PA, USA

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, China

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Chang’an University, Shaanxi, China


Jogging, Hiking, Badminton, Table tennis, Billiard

Research areas of interest

Biomechanics, Robotics, Soft materials, Wearable devices, Microfluidics


  1. Sang, Wen, and Ani Ural. "Evaluating the Role of Canalicular Morphology and Perilacunar Region Properties On Local Mechanical Environment of Lacunar-canalicular Network Using Finite Element Modeling." Journal of Biomechanical Engineering (2023): 1-41.

  2. Muller, Jennifer, Wen Sang, Rungun Nathan, Chenyuan Wu, Ani Ural, and Qianhong Wu. "A comprehensive computational and experimental study of deep brain stimulation." Bulletin of the American Physical Society (2022).

  3. Sang, Wen, and Ani Ural. "Quantifying how altered lacunar morphology and perilacunar tissue properties influence local mechanical environment of osteocyte lacunae using finite element modeling." Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 135 (2022): 105433.

  4. Hu, Tao, Zihao Wu, Wen Sang, Bo Ding, Ke Chen, Xiao Li, Yang Shen, and Zhonghua Ni. "A sensitive electrochemical platform integrated with a 3D graphene aerogel for point-of-care testing for tumor markers." Journal of Materials Chemistry B 10, no. 36 (2022): 6928-6938.Sang, Wen, Yihan Li, Jane Guignon, X. Sherry Liu, and Ani Ural. "Structural role of osteocyte lacunae on mechanical properties of bone matrix: A cohesive finite element study." Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 125 (2022): 104943.

  5. Li, Xiao, Kaibing Ren, Man Zhang, Wen Sang, Dongke Sun, Tao Hu, and Zhonghua Ni. "Cobalt functionalized MoS2/carbon nanotubes scaffold for enzyme-free glucose detection with extremely low detection limit." Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 293 (2019): 122-128.

  6. Hu, Tao, Wen Sang, Ke Chen, Hongxi Gu, Zhonghua Ni, and Shaoqin Liu. "Simple and sensitive colorimetric detection of a trace amount of 2, 4, 6-trinitrotoluene (TNT) with QD multilayer-modified microchannel assays." Materials Chemistry Frontiers 3, no. 2 (2019): 193-198.

  7. Hu, Tao, Yi Ye, Ke Chen, Feifei Long, Wen Sang, Yunlong Zhou, Dongke Sun, and Zhonghua Ni. "Visual detection of glucose based on quantum dots aerogel in microfluidic chips." Analytical Methods 10, no. 48 (2018): 5749-5754.

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