Bingqian Xu, Ph.D.


School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Created single-cell diode from DNA

Phone: 706-542-0502
Fax: 706-542-8806
Lab: 706-542-9476


168 Riverbend Research Center South
220 Riverbend Road
Athens, Georgia 30602
United States


Ph.D., Science and Engineering of Materials – Arizona State University, 2004

Professional Appoinments

  • Professor, University of Georgia College of Engineering, Jan 2006 – Present

Area of Specialty

The Xu research lab develops and applies highly-integrated SPM-based technologies to study single molecule electronic, mechanical, and interaction properties, establishing molecular structure-functionality relationships and how environmental factors contribute to such properties.

  • Ultrahigh resolution imaging in liquids;
  • Single molecule recognition imaging, kinetics and dynamics;
  • Controlling electronic transport in single molecule junction devices;
  • SPM nanolithography

Publications and Scholarly Articles

Google Scholar Page


Xu Group Website