Wen Li joined Michigan State University in 2009 and is currently an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering where she directs the Microtechnology Lab.
Her research interests include MEMS/NEMS technologies and systems, microsensors and actuators, biomimetic devices and systems, microfluidic and lab-on-chip systems, and microsystem integration and packaging technologies.
Dr. Li is the recipient of the NSF CAREER Award, the Best Application Paper Award at 3M-NANO and the Best Paper Award at International Neurotechnology Consortium. She has published six book chapters and more than 90 journal and conference papers and is currently an expert reviewer for 20 premiere journals and 10 refereed conferences in the fields of MEMS and microfluidics, biomedical engineering, neural engineering, and nanotechnology.
She is a senior member of the IEEE, a member of the American Chemical Society, the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, the IEEE Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society, and American Neurological Association.
Dr. Li received her undergraduate degree in material science and engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees both in electrical engineering from California Institute of Technology.