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Yongbo Deng

Associate Prof. Dr. Yongbo Deng

Optimization and Inverse Design
Phone: +49 721 608-22512
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Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Institute of Microstructure Technology
Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen


CURRICULUM VITAE

Personal Information

  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Nationality: P. R. China
  • Languages: English, Chinese (native)
  • E-mail: yongbo dengKyt4∂kit edu; dengybAvf6∂ciomp ac cn; yongbo_dengXby2∂hotmail com
  • Homepage: https://www.imt.kit.edu/1815_226.php
  • Address: Room 358, Building 301, Institute of Microstructure Technology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen

 

Education

  • PhD 09/2007 – 05/2012, Department of Micro Optical Electromechanical System, State Key Laboratory of Applied Optics, Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences;
    Major
    : Mechanical Engineering; Supervisor: Prof. Yihui Wu & Prof. Zhenyu Liu
  • BS 09/2003 – 06/2007, College of Electromechanical Engineering, Qingdao University;
    Major
    : Mechanical Engineering and Automation

 

Research Experience

  • Humboldt Fellow of Experienced Researcher, 09/2018 – now, Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
  • Group Leader of Deng Team on Optimization and Inverse Design, 09/2018 – now, Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
  • Associate Professor, 09/2014 – now, State Key Laboratory of Applied Optics (SKLAO), Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics (CIOMP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
  • Guest Professor, 09/2017 – 11/2017, Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
  • Guest Professor, 05/2016 – 07/2016, Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
  • Scientific Staff, 12/2014 – 03/2015, Laboratory of Simulation, Institute of Microsystem Technology (IMTEK), University of Freiburg, Germany
  • Assistant Professor, 07/2012 – 09/2014, State Key Laboratory of Applied Optics (SKLAO), Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics (CIOMP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

 

Research Interests

  • Simulation and optimization in electromagnetics & photonics, hydrodynamics and mechanics
  • Partial differential equation constrained optimization problem and inverse problem, especially topology optimization, shape optimization and optimal control methods
  • Design and manufacture of MEMS devices, especially the microfluidic and photonic devices
  • Finite element method (Galerkin finite element, mixed finite element, multiscale finite element, vector finite element), Homogenization method and Lattice Boltzmann method

 

Expertise

  • Finite element method for PDEs
  • Numerical optimization (topology optimization, shape optimization, optimal control)
  • Lattice Boltzmann Method based CFD simulation
  • Rich cleanroom experience; experimental skills in MEMS Art, including silicon etching, photolithography, evaporation, soft photolithography, hot embossing, laser engraving process, pressure-assembly based bonding, oxygen plasma process

Book

  1. Yongbo Deng, Yihui Wu, Zhenyu Liu, Topology optimization theory for laminar flow—Applications in inverse design of microfluidics, (peer reviewed) Feb. 2018, Springer

 

Publications

  1. Yongbo Deng*, Dario Mager, Yue Bai, Teng Zhou, Zhenyu Liu, Liping Wen, Yihui Wu, Jan G. Korvink*, Micro-textures inversely designed for robust Cassie mode of super-hydrophobicity, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 2018, 341, 113-132.
  2. Yongbo Deng*, Teng Zhou, Zhenyu Liu, Shizhi Qian, Yihui Wu, Jan G. Korvink*, Topology optimization of electrode patterns for electroosmotic micromixer, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2018, 126, 1299-1315.
  3. Yongbo Deng*, Ulrike Wallrabe, Yihui Wu, Jan G. Korvink*, Metalens introduces optical vortices towards light focusing through localized phase retardation, arXiv:1711.09730
  4. Yongbo Deng*, Jan G. Korvink*, Self-consistent adjoint analysis for topology optimization of electromagnetic waves, Journal of Computational Physics, 2018, 361, 353–376.
  5. Yongbo Deng*, Zhenyu Liu, Yihui Wu, Topology optimization of capillary, two-phase flow problems, Communications in Computational Physics, 2017, 22, 1413-1438.
  6. Yongbo Deng*, Zhenyu Liu, Yongmin Liu, Yihui Wu, Inverse design of dielectric resonator cloaking based on topology optimization, Plasmonics, 2017, 12(6), 1717-1723.
  7. Yongbo Deng*, Jan G. Korvink*, Topology optimization method for three dimensional electromagnetic waves, Proceedings of Royal Society A, 2016, 472, 20150835.
  8. Yongbo Deng*, Zhenyu Liu, Chao Song, Peng Hao, Yihui Wu, Yongmin Liu, Jan G. Korvink, Topology optimization of metal nanostructures for localized surface plasmon resonances, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 2016, 53, 967-972.
  9. Yongbo Deng*, Zhenyu Liu, Chao Song, Junfeng Wu, Yongshun Liu, Yihui Wu, Topology optimization based computational design methodology for surface plasmon polaritons, Plasmonics, 2015, 10, 569-583.
  10. Yongbo Deng, Jianhua Fan, Song Zhou, Teng Zhou, Junfeng Wu, Yin Li, Ming Xuan, Yihui Wu*, Euler force actuation mechanism for siphon valving in CD-like microfluidic chips, Biomicrofluidics. 2014, 8, 024101.
  11. Yongbo Deng*, Zhenyu Liu, Yongshun Liu, Yihui Wu, Combination of topology optimization and optimal control method, Journal of Computational Physics. 2014, 257, 374-399.
  12. Yongbo Deng, Zhenyu Liu, Junfeng Wu, Yihui Wu, Topology optimization of steady Navier-Stokes flow with body force, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 2013, 255, 306-321.
  13. Yongbo Deng, Zhenyu Liu, Yihui Wu, Topology optimization of steady and unsteady incompressible Navier-Stokes flows driven by body forces, Structural and Multidiciplinary Optimization. 2013, 47, 555-570.
  14. Yongbo Deng, Ping Zhang, Yongshun Liu, Yihui Wu, Zhenyu Liu, Optimization of unsteady incompressible Navier-Stokes flow by variational level set method, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids. 2013, 71(12), 1475-1493.
  15. Yongbo Deng, Zhenyu Liu, Ping Zhang, Yongshun Liu, Qingyong Gao, Yihui Wu, A flexible layout design method for passive micromixers, Biomedical Microdevices, 2012, 14, 929-945.
  16. Yongbo Deng, Zhenyu Liu, Ping Zhang, Yongshun Liu, Yihui Wu, Topology optimization of unsteady incompressible Navier-Stokes flow, Journal of Computational Physics, 2011, 230(17), 6688-6708.
  17. Yongbo Deng, Yihui Wu, Ming Xuan, Jan. G. Korvink, Zhenyu Liu, Dynamic optimization of valveless micropump, Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems (Transducers), 2011, 442-445.
  18. Yongbo Deng, Ping Zhang, Xin Du, Yihui Wu, Zhenyu Liu, Yongshun Liu, Aspect ratio for microchannels with nonuniform surface properties and spontaneous capillary, Optics and Precision Engineering, 2010, 18(7): 1562-1567. (Chinese)
  19. Yongbo Deng, Zhenyu Liu, Ping Zhang, Yihui Wu, Jan. G. Korvink, Optimization of no-moving part fluidic resistance microvalves with low Reynolds number, Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), 2010, 67-70.
  20. Teng Zhou, Yongbo Deng, Hongwei Zhao, Xianman Zhang, Liuyong Shi, Sang Woo Joo, The mechanism of size-based particle separation by dielectrophoresis in the viscoelastic flows, Journal of Fluids Engineering, 2018, 40, 091302.
  21. Limin Chen, Yongbo Deng, Teng Zhou, Hui Pan, Zhenyu Liu, A novel electroosmotic micromixer with asymmetric lateral structures and DC electrode arrays, Micromachines, 2017, 8, 105.
  22. Yuan Ji, Yongbo Deng*, Zhenyu Liu, Teng Zhou, Yihui Wu, Shizhi Qian, Optimal control-based inverse determination of electrode distribution for electroosmotic micromixer, Micromachines, 2017, 8, 247.
  23. Song Zhou, Yongbo Deng, Wenchao Zhou, Muxin Yu, Yihui Wu, Effects of whispering gallery mode in microsphere super-resolution imaging, Applied Physics B, 2017, 123, 236.
  24. Yongshun Liu, Yongbo Deng, Ping Zhang, Zhenyu Liu, Yihui Wu, Experimental investigation of passive micromixers conceptual design using the layout optimization method, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 2013, 23, 075002.
  25. Zhenyu Liu, Yongbo Deng, Sen Lin, Ming Xuan, Optimization of micro Venturi diode in steady flow at low Reynolds number, Engineering Optimization. 2012, 44, 1389-1404.
  26. Ping Zhang, Yongbo Deng, Yongshun Liu, Yihui Wu, Design of shrinkage microvalve in microchannel with hydrophilic and hydrophobic walls, Microsystem Technologies, 2011, 17(9), 1491-1495.
  27. Yongshun Liu, Ping Zhang, Yongbo Deng, Peng Hao, Jianhua Fan, Mingbo Chi, Yihui Wu, Polymeric microlens array fabricated with PDMS mold-based hot embossing, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 2014,24, 095028.
  28. Yuchen Guo, Yifan Xu, Yongbo Deng, Zhenyu Liu, Topology optimization of passive micromixers based on Lagrangian mapping method, Micromachines, 2018, 9, 137.
  29. Xiang Ji, Li Xu, Teng Zhou, Liuyong Shi, Yongbo Deng, Jie Li, Numerical investigation of DC dielectrophoretic deformable particle-particle interactions and assembly, Micromachines, 2018, 9, 260.
  30. Teng Zhou, Tong Liu, Yongbo Deng, Limin Chen, Shizhi Qian, Zhenyu Liu, Design of microfluidic channel networks with specified output flow rates using the CFD-based optimization method, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 2017, 21, 11.
  31. Jianhua Fan, Yongbo Deng, Ming Xuan, Song Zhou, Junfeng Wu, Yongshun Liu, Yihui Wu, Research on the pneumatic-pumping metering method in CD-like microfluidic chip for whole blood analysis, Optics and Precision Engineering, 2014, 22, 2733-2739. (Chinese)
  32. Jianhua Fan, Yongbo Deng, Ming Xuan, Yongshun Liu, Junfeng Wu, Yihui Wu, Research on collaborative bonding process of PC microfluidic chip with bonded tendon and solvent, Optics and Precision Engineering, 2015, 23, 708-713. (Chinese)
  33. Ping Zhang, Lei Xu, Yongbo Deng, Study on analysis of dynamic effect in process of stopping capillary by step valve in microchannel, Optics and Precision Engineering, 2011, 19(12), 2919-2926. (Chinese)
  34. Yifan Xu, Sen Lin, Yongbo Deng, Zhenyu Liu, Research on topology optimization design of Tesla-type no-moving-part microvalves, Computer Simulation, 2014, 31(3), 367-404. (Chinese)
  35. Teng Zhou, Zhenyu Liu, Yihui Wu, Yongbo Deng, Yongshun Liu, Geng Liu, Hydrodynamic particle focusing design using fluid-particle interaction, Biomicrofluidics. 2013, 7, 054104.
  36. Hanlin Wang, Liuyong Shi, Teng Zhou, Chao Xu, Yongbo Deng, A novel passive micromixer with modified asymmetric lateral wall structures, Asia-Pac J Chem Eng. 2018, e2202.
  37. Yihui Wu, Guigen Liu, Peng Hao, Junfeng Wu, Yongbo Deng, Yongshun Liu, Ming Xuan, Label-free acoustic and optical biosensors playing on evanescent waves, PIERS proceedings, 2013, 1756-1771.

 

Issued Patents

  1. Yongbo Deng, Yihui Wu, Jianhua Fan, Song Zhou, Euler force actuated siphon valve and corresponding application in CD-like microfluidic chips, ZL201310442791.9 (Chinese)
  2. Yongbo Deng, Yihui Wu, Jianhua Fan, Song Zhou, Manufacture and application of Euler-centrifugal CD-like chips used for whole blood analysis, ZL201310442679.5 (Chinese)
  3. Yongbo Deng, Yihui Wu, Jianhua Fan, Song Zhou, One reagent pre-package method for the CD-like microfluidic chips, ZL201310442705.4 (Chinese)
  4. Yongbo Deng, Yihui Wu, Ping Zhang, Zhenyu Liu, Yongshun Liu, Haiwen Li, Design of a novel microvalve for double capillaries on microfluidic chip, No. 201010229546.6 (Chinese)
  5. Ping Zhang, Yongbo Deng, Yihui Wu, Zhenyu Liu, Yongshun Liu, Junfeng Wu, Design of fluid metering structure with double microchannels on centrifugal microfluidic chip, No. 201010229431.7 (Chinese)
  6. Yihui Wu, Ping Zhang, Yongbo Deng, Haiwen Li, Peng Hao, Zhenyu Liu, Lianghong Hu, Design and fabrication of multifunctional integrated centrifugal force driven microfluidic chip, No. 201010230076.5 (Chinese)
  7. Yongshun Liu, Ping Zhang, Yongbo Deng, Yihui Wu, One fabrication process for polymeric microlens array, No. 201410116697.9 (Chinese)
  8. Ping Zhang, Lianghong Hu, Yihui Wu, Yongshun Liu, Yongbo Deng, Design and fabrication of a novel micromixer on microfluidic chip, No. 200910217810.1 (Chinese)

 

Awards/Honors

  • Fellowship: Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers, 09/2018~02/2020
  • Membership: Youth Innovation Promotion Association of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 01/2018~12/2021
  • Fellowship: Guest Professor Fellowship of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), 09/2017~11/2017
  • Fellowship: Guest Professor Fellowship of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), 05/2016~07/2016
  • Award: Outstanding Graduate Student Award of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2012

 

Funding/Grants

  • National Natural Science Foundation of China, No 51875545
  • National Natural Science Foundation of China, No 51405465
  • Funding of Youth Innovation Association, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • National High Technology Program of China (863 Program), No 2015AA041804
  • Microfluidic Technology Demonstration Program of Jilin Province, No 1705197JH
  • Science and Technology Development Program of Changchun City, No 15SS12
  • Open Fund of State Key Lab of Applied Optics

 

Academic Service

  • Funded member of Youth Innovation Association, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Senior Member of Chinese Society of Micro-Nano Technology
  • Member of International Society of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization
  • Reviewer of funding-proposal for National Natural Science Foundation of China
  • Reviewer:
    • MEMS & Microfluidics: Lab on a Chip, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Microsystem Technologies, Analytical Chemistry
    • Optics & Photonics: Optics Express, Plasmonics, Journal of Nanophotonics
    • Numerical Simulation and Optimization: Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Journal of Computational Physics, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, Communications in Computational Physics