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School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Faculty

Annie D. Du

Annie Du

Research Professor

Dana 247B

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry, Nanjing University, China, 2005
  • M.S. in Analytical Chemistry, Hubei University, China, 2002
  • B.S. in Chemistry, Hubei University, China

Professional Preparation

  • Postdoc, Materials Science, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, 2013
  • Professor, Department of Chemistry, Central China Normal University (China), 2011 – 2012
  • Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Central China Normal University (China), 2006 – 2009
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Central China Normal University (China), 2005 – 2006

Research Interests

  • Nanomaterials for biosensing and drug delivery
  • Immunosensors and microchips for biomarker detection
  • Functional materials for electroanalysis and energy storage
  • Surface modification and characterization

Selected Publications

Complete List of Publications on Google Scholar

  • Xiaoxiao Ge, Yuan Tao, Aidong Zhang, Yuehe Lin, Dan Du. Electrochemical Detection of Dual Exposure Biomarkers of Organophosphorus Agents Based on Reactivation of InhibitedCholine sterase. Anal. Chem. 2013, 85, 9686-9691.
  • Yuting Zhao, Weiying Zhang, Yuehe Lin, Dan Du. The vital function of Fe3O4@Au nanocomposites for hydrolase biosensor design and its application in detection of methyl parathion. Nanoscale 2013, 5, 1121-1126.
  • Xiao Zhang, Hongbo Wang, Chunming Yang, Dan Du, Yuehe Lin. Preparation, characterization of Fe3O4 at TiO2 magnetic nanoparticles and their application for immunoassay of biomarker of exposure to organophosphorus pesticides. Biosens. Bioelectron. 2013, 41, 669-674.
  • Dan Du, Yuqi Yang, Yuehe Lin. Graphene Based Materials for Biosensing and Bioimaging. MRS Bulletin 2012, 37, 1290-1296. (Invited review article)
  • Dan Du, Jun Wang, Limin Wang, Donglai Lu, Yuehe Lin. Integrated Lateral Flow Test Strip with Electrochemical Sensor for Quantification of Phosphorylated Cholinesterase: Biomarker of Exposure to Organophosphorus Agents. Anal. Chem. 2012, 84, 1380-1385.
  • Lin Zhang, Aidong Zhang, Dan Du, Yuehe Lin. Biosensor based on Prussian blue nanocubes/reduced graphene oxide nanocomposite for detection of organophosphorus pesticides. Nanoscale 2012, 4, 4674-4679.
  • Yuqi Yang, Haiyang Tu, Aidong Zhang, Dan Du, Yuehe Lin. Preparation and characterization of Au–ZrO2–SiO2 nanocomposite spheres and their application in enrichment and detection of organophosphorus agents. J Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 4977-4981.
  • Dan Du, Limin Wang, Yuyan Shao, Jun Wang, Mark H. Engelhard, Yuehe Lin. Functionalized Graphene Oxide as a Nanocarrier in a Multienzyme Labeling Amplification Strategy for Ultrasensitive Electrochemical Immunoassay of Phosphorylated p53 (S392). Anal. Chem. 2011, 83, 746-752.
  • Dan Du, Jun Wang, Limin Wang, Donglai Lu, Jordan N. Smith, Charles Timchalk, Yuehe Lin. Magnetic Electrochemical Sensing Platform for Biomonitoring of Exposure to Organophosphorus Pesticides and Nerve Agents Based on Simultaneous Measurement of Total Enzyme Amount and Enzyme Activity. Anal. Chem. 2011, 83, 3770-3777.
  • Dan Du, Jun Wang, Donglai Lu, Alice Dohnalkova, Yuehe Lin. Multiplexed Electrochemical Immunoassay of Phosphorylated Proteins Based on Enzyme-Functionalized Gold Nanorod Labels and Electric Field-Driven Acceleration. Anal. Chem. 2011, 83, 6580-6585.
  • Dan Du, Juan Liu, Xiaoyan Zhang, Xiaoli Cui, Yuehe Lin. One-step electrochemical deposition of a graphene-ZrO2 nanocomposite: Preparation, characterization and application for detection of organophosphorus agents. J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 8032–8037.
  • Dan Du, Aiqiong Chen, Yunying Xie, Aidong Zhang, Yuehe Lin. Nanoparticle-based immunosensor with apoferritin templated metallic phosphate label for quantification of phosphorylated acetylcholinesterase. Biosens. Bioelectron. 2011, 26, 3857–3863.