The Fan Lab

Xudong Fan

MURI Cognitive Fatigue Project: See the new announcement

NIH Body Odor Analysis Project: See the news announcement

COVID-19 related projects:
  1. Breath analysis to detect COVID-19 and its variants was published at medRxiv (2022).
  2. Breath analysis to diagnose and monitor acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) patients on ventilator machines
  3. Rapid and quantitative COVID-19 antibody detection using fingertip blood

See our work on rapid COVID-19 biomarker detection published in Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 

See our work on rapid COVID-19 neutralizing antibody detection published in Analytical Chemistry.

Our paper titled “Sensitive optical biosensors for unlabeled targets: A review was ranked as the #1 “Most Cited Analytica Chimica Acta Article since 2008”. Please read, comment, and cite :). See the news here.

Xudong (Sherman) Fan, Ph.D.

Richard A. Auhll Professor
Biomedical Engineering Department
College of Engineering and School of Medicine
Director of NIH Microfluidics in Biomedical Sciences Training Program (2017 – 2022)
Thrust Leader of Center for Wireless Integrated MicroSensing and Systems
Associate Director of Max Harry Weil Institute for Critical Care Research and Innovation
Fellow of Optical Society of America
Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry
Fellow of SPIE
Advisory Board of Lab on a Chip 

Guest editor for “Advanced Devices & Instrumentation

Ph.D. (2000)
Oregon Center for Optics
Physics Department
University of Oregon

M.S. (1994)
Peking University, China

B.S. (1991)
Peking University, China



2158 Lurie Biomedical Engineering Building
1101 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2110

Tel: 734-763-1273
Fax: 734- 647-4834

Selected Honors and Awards

Richard A. Auhll Professor of Engineering (2022)
College of Engineering Wise-Najafi Prize for Engineering Excellence in the Miniature World (2022)
College of Engineering Rexford E. Hall Innovation Excellence Award (2018)
College of Engineering Monroe-Brown Foundation Research Excellence Award (2017)
Fellow of SPIE (2017)
Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (2016)
Fellow of Optical Society of America (2014)


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