Meng Lu


Associate Professor


2128 Coover
2520 Osborn Dr.
Ames, IA 500111046



Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois (2008)

M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois (2006)

B.S., University of Science and Technology of China (2002)

Research Areas

Core Area(s): Electromagnetics, microwave, and nondestructive evaluation; microelectronics and photonics

Department’s Strategic Area(s): Materials, devices & circuits; bioengineering

Additional Information


Google Scholar Profile:

  • Qian, Jingjing, Qinming Zhang, and Meng Lu. “Integration of on-chip lysis and paper-based sensor for rapid detection of viral and exosomal RNAs.” Biosensors and Bioelectronics 226 (2023): 115114.
  • Wei, Le, Jingjing Qian, Liang Dong, and Meng Lu. “Wavelength‐Selective, Narrowband Graphene Transistor with a Plasmon‐Enhanced Pyroelectric Gate.” Advanced Photonics Research (2023): 2300009.
  • Monshat, Hosein, Jingjing Qian, Jinji Pang, Shirin Parvin, Qijing Zhang, Zuowei Wu, and Meng Lu. “Integration of Nucleic Acid Amplification, Detection, and Melting Curve Analysis for Rapid Genotyping of Antimicrobial Resistance.” IEEE Sensors Journal 22, no. 8 (2022): 7534-7541.
  • Qian, Jingjing, Qinming Zhang, Mingdian Liu, Yixuan Wang, and Meng Lu. “A portable system for isothermal amplification and detection of exosomal microRNAs.” Biosensors and Bioelectronics 196 (2022): 113707.
  • Zhang, Qinming, Gaurav Rawal, Jingjing Qian, Hussam Ibrahim, Jianqiang Zhang, Liang Dong, and Meng Lu. “An integrated magneto-opto-fluidic biosensor for rapid on-chip assay of respiratory viruses of livestock.” Lab on a Chip 22, no. 17 (2022): 3236-3244.
  • Liu, Mingdian, Hui Zhang, Meng Lu, and Jiming Song. “Generative adversarial network-based design of dielectric resonator antenna for mmWave 5G applications.” In 2021 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting (APS/URSI), pp. 1877-1878. IEEE, 2021.
  • Wei, Le, Hosein Monshat, Jingjing Qian, Liang Dong, and Meng Lu. “Tunable Resonant‐Photopyroelectric Detector Using Chalcogenide− Metal− Fluoropolymer Nanograting.” Advanced Optical Materials 9, no. 22 (2021): 2101147.
  • Qian, Jingjing, Zijian Zhao, Qinming Zhang, Matthew Werner, Randy Petty, Sunday Abraham, and Meng Lu. “Machine learning-assited optical thermometer for continuous temperature analysis inside molten metal.” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 322 (2021): 112626.
  • Zhang, Qinming, Hannah J. Loghry, Jingjing Qian, Michael J. Kimber, Liang Dong, and Meng Lu. “Towards nanovesicle-based disease diagnostics: a rapid single-step exosome assay within one hour through in situ immunomagnetic extraction and nanophotonic label-free detection.” Lab on a Chip 21, no. 18 (2021): 3541-3549.
  • Wang, Y., Zhang, Q., Yuan, W., Wang, Y., Loghry, H.J., Zhao, Z., Kimber, M.J., Dong, L. and Lu, M., 2021. Hyperspectral imaging-based exosome microarray for rapid molecular profiling of extracellular vesicles. Lab on a Chip, 21(1), pp.196-204.