Mechatronics and Energy TransformAtion             Laboratory
Mechatronics and Energy TransformAtion   
Dec. 23, 2019 An interview with METAL lab

July. 13, 2019 SIST hosts the VEH 2019 Conference (News in Chinese and English).

Mar.29, 2019 Attending the 2nd International Conference on Modeling in Mechnics and Materials at Suzhou, China.

Mar.25, 2019 Yiming Gao gave a talk on the seminar of CiPES.

Mar.3, 2019 Attending the SPIE Smart Structures/NDE conference at Denver, USA.

Oct. 24, 2018 Prof. Ron Patton visited METAL and gave a talk.

Oct. 3, 2018 Attending the 29th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST 2018) at Seoul, Korea.

July 23, 2018 Visit and seminar talk by Dr. Yabin Liao.

May 14, 2018 Congratulations to Junlong Wang, Kang Zhao, and Chen Chen for their successful thesis defense.

Mar. 3, 2018 Attending the SPIE Smart Structures/NDE conference at Denver, USA.

Jun. 1, 2017 Prof. Liang and Kang Zhao Attended ISCAS 2017 at Baltimore, MD, USA.

May 24, 2017 Congratulations to Yuheng ,Chenbin and Cong Ge for their successful thesis defense.

Feb. 18, 2017 A new conference paper entitled "A Vibration-Powered Bluetooth Wireless Sensor Node with Running PFC Power Conditioning", as well as its live demonstration, have been accepted for poster presentation at the 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits & Systems (ISCAS), to be held in Baltimore, MD, USA from May 28-31, 2017.

Dec. 20, 2016 METAL moves into the new lab in 1D305, SIST Building, 393 Huaxiazhong Road! It is an memorable date today, in particular, for those who have experienced our Yueyang temporary campus since 2013. After more than three years, we are now eventually here, and move into our long-term lab space.

Sep. 26, 2016 Prof. Junrui Liang, prof. Haoyu Wang, Yuheng Zhao, Liang Yu and Ming Shang attended the IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition (ECCE2016).

Jul. 15, 2016 A joint group meeting with Shanghai Jiao Tong University was held

Jun. 10, 2016 Ambient-energy harvesting demo and poster are exhibited on Campus day.

May 24, 2016 Graduate students visit 10th International Photovoltaic Power Generation Exhibition

May 15, 2016 A joint team building BBQ activity was held in Gongqing Forest Park, Shanghai.

May 1, 2016 A new conference paper entitled "Parallel Synchronized Triple Bias-Flip Circuit for Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Enhancement: Impedance Modeling and Experimental Validation", has been accepted for lecture presentation at the 2016 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Expo, to be held in Milwaukee,USA from Sept.18-22, 2016 .

Apr. 22, 2016 Graduate student member Chen Chen has got the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.

Feb. 19, 2016 A new journal paper entitled "Synchronized bias-flip interface circuits for piezoelectric energy harvesting enhancement: a general model and prospects", which is authored by Junrui Liang has been accepted for publication on Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures.

Jan. 13, 2016 Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Haili Liu starts his five months visiting and collaborating trip at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stony Brook University, New York, USA.

Jan. 12, 2015 A new paper entitled "Design of class-E power amplifier with nonlinear components by using extended impedance method" is accepted for lecture presentation at the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits & Systems (ISCAS), to be held in Montreal, Canada from May 22-26, 2016.

Dec. 8, 2015 Junrui Liang was invited by the IEEE Power Electronics Society Student Chapter at UC Berkeley for the second talk in their Power Electronics Seminar Series.

Nov. 12, 2015 Junrui Liang has visited Prof. Jiong Tang's lab at University of Connecticut, CT, USA. He has provided a talk there and made some technical discussion with their group members.

Nov. 10, 2015 Junrui Liang has visited Prof. Ya Wang's lab at Stony Brook Univeristy, NY, USA. During his visit, he has also made a seminar talk in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and made substaintial discussion about future collaboration between both sides.

Oct. 14, 2015 Yuheng Zhao, Chenbin Zhou, and Junrui Liang have attended the ICAST 2015 conference in Kobe, Japan. They have give a poster presentation during the conference.

Oct. 5, 2015 A new journal paper entitled "A mechatronic power boosting design for piezoelectric generators", which is coauthored by Haili Liu, Junrui Liang, and Congge, has been published on Applied Physics Letters.

Sep. 18, 2015 New graduate students Chen CHEN, Haiqing DONG and Kang ZHAO join the METAL group.

Sep. 1, 2015 Prof. Liang and Cong GE start their visiting program at EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley from September to January 2016. Prof. Seth R. Sanders hosts their visit in UC Berkeley.

Jul. 31, 2015 Undergraduate students finished their summer project Batteryless digital weighting scale in METAL.

Jul. 1, 2015 Our future graduate student, Mr. Kang ZHAO, co-supervised by Dr. Liang, got the Excellent Final Year Project Award in Tongji University, Shanghai.

Jun. 25, 2015 The new homepage of METAL @ ShanghaiTech University has been lauched!

Mar. 13, 2015 Mr. Lijun TU joined METAL as a technical staff. He obtained his bacholar and master degrees in Electrical Engineeing from Donghua University, Shanghai.

Mar. 11, 2015 Dr. Haili LIU attended the 2015 SPIE Smart Structures / NDE conference in San Diego, USA. He gave a presenstation entitled "A mechanical solution of self-powered SSHI interface for piezoelectric energy harvesting systems" during the conference.