Bolin Chen (bolin@uchicago.edu)

Postdoctoral Associate

Bolin received his BS and PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University in 2015 and 2019. His research interests focus on the science, processing, and application of flexible printed electronics, including sensors and energy devices. He also worked with advanced manufacturing techniques such as inkjet printing, 3D printing, and direct ink/laser writing.

 

Research topics

Materials Systems for Sustainability and Health

Current Research

Scalable nanomanufacturing of electronics devices and systems through printing.

Publications

2020

L.S. Hall, D. Hwang, B. Chen, B. Van Belle, Z.T. Johnson, J.A. Hondred, C.L. Gomes, M.D. Bartlett, J.C. Claussen, All-graphene-based open fluidics for pumpless, small-scale fluid transport via laser-controlled wettability patterning, Nanoscale Horizons. 6 (2021) 24–32. 

2020

I.S. Kucherenko, D. Sanborn, B. Chen, N. Garland, M. Serhan, E. Forzani, C. Gomes, J.C. Claussen, Ion‐Selective Sensors Based on Laser‐Induced Graphene for Evaluating Human Hydration Levels Using Urine Samples, Adv. Mater. Technol. 5 (2020) 1901037. 

2020

B. Chen, M. Han, B. Zhang, G. Ouyang, B. Shafei, X. Wang, S. Hu, B. Chen, M. Han, B. Zhang, G. Ouyang, B. Shafei, X. Wang, S. Hu, Efficient Solar-to-Thermal Energy Conversion and Storage with High-Thermal-Conductivity and Form-Stabilized Phase Change Composite Based on Wood-Derived Scaffolds, Energies. 12 (2019) 1283.

2020

B. Chen, A. Gsalla, A. Gaur, Y.H. Lui, X. Tang, J. Geder, M. Pruessner, B.J. Melde, I.L. Medintz, B. Shafei, S. Hu, J.C. Claussen, Porous Wood Monoliths Decorated with Platinum Nano-Urchins as Catalysts for Underwater Micro-Vehicle Propulsion via H 2 O 2 Decomposition, ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2 (2019) 4143–4149.

2020

 B. Chen, M. Kruse, B. Xu, R. Tutika, W. Zheng, M.D. Bartlett, Y. Wu, J.C. Claussen, Flexible thermoelectric generators with inkjet-printed bismuth telluride nanowires and liquid metal contacts, Nanoscale. 11 (2018) 5222–5230.

2020

B. Zhang, Y.H. Lui, A.P.S. Gaur, B. Chen, X. Tang, Z. Qi, S. Hu, Hierarchical FeNiP@Ultrathin Carbon Nanoflakes as Alkaline Oxygen Evolution and Acidic Hydrogen Evolution Catalyst for Efficient Water Electrolysis and Organic Decomposition, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 10 (2018) 8739–8748.

2020

X. Tang, Y.H. Lui, B. Chen, S. Hu, Functionalized carbon nanotube based hybrid electrochemical capacitors using neutral bromide redox-active electrolyte for enhancing energy density, J. Power Sources. 352 (2017) 118–126.

2020

B. Chen, Y. Jiang, X. Tang, Y. Pan, S. Hu, Fully Packaged Carbon Nanotube Supercapacitors by Direct Ink Writing on Flexible Substrates, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 9 (2017) 28433–28440.

2020

B. Chen, S.R. Das, W. Zheng, B. Zhu, B. Xu, S. Hong, C. Sun, X. Wang, Y. Wu, J.C. Claussen, Inkjet Printing of Single-Crystalline Bi 2 Te 3 Thermoelectric Nanowire Networks, Adv. Electron. Mater. 3 (2017) 1600524.

2020

B. Chen, N.T. Garland, J. Geder, M. Pruessner, E. Mootz, A. Cargill, A. Leners, G. Vokshi, J. Davis, W. Burns, M.A. Daniele, J. Kogot, I.L. Medintz, J.C. Claussen, Platinum Nanoparticle Decorated SiO 2 Microfibers as Catalysts for Micro Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Propulsion, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 8 (2016) 30941–30947.

2020

K.M. Marr, B. Chen, E.J. Mootz, J. Geder, M. Pruessner, B.J. Melde, R.R. Vanfleet, I.L. Medintz, B.D. Iverson, J.C. Claussen, High Aspect Ratio Carbon Nanotube Membranes Decorated with Pt Nanoparticle Urchins for Micro Underwater Vehicle Propulsion via H2O2 Decomposition, ACS Nano. 9 (2015) 7791–7803.