Tao Li, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

ECE Department

University of Cincinnati


Email: litao@uc.edu

Office: +1 (513) 556-3508


2851 Woodside Dr

835 Rhodes Hall

Cincinnati OH 45221-0030



  • MEMS and Microsystem Technologies:
    • MEMS, micromachined sensors/actuators, microfluidic devices, and their system integration
    • Biosensors and immunosensors
    • Traditional and nontraditional microfabrication and micromachining technologies, e.g. micro electro-discharge machining (micro-EDM) and micro ultrasonic machining (micro-USM)
    • Packaging for microsensors, microactuators, and microsystems
    • Analog and digital electronic interface for MEMS devices; embedded systems
    • Power sources for microsystems
  • Application Areas of Interest for Sensors and Microsystems:
    • Biomedical devices, e.g. wireless wearable / implantable / ingestible devices, smart surgical / biopsy tools, in vitro devices for biomedical studies, etc.
    • Environmental monitoring, e.g. harsh environment applications in downhole, deep sea, etc.
    • Sensors for Internet of Things (IoT) and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)