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School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Faculty

Yuehe Lin

Yuehe Lin


Laboratory Fellow

Joint Appointment, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Dana 247C

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. in Environmental Chemistry, University of Idaho, 1997

Research Interests

  • Synthesis and characterization of functional nanomaterials
  • Materials and devices for sensing, bioimaging, and drug delivery
  • Materials and systems for water monitoring and treatment
  • Nanomaterials for fuel cells, batteries, and supercapacitors
  • Electrochemistry, electrocatalysis and photoelectrocatalysis
  • Immunosensors, paper and microfluidic biosensors for biomarker detection

Recognition and Honors

  • Highly Cited Researchers 2016 (Thomson Reuters)
  • Highly Cited Researchers 2015 (Thomson Reuters)
  • Highly Cited Researchers 2014 (Thomson Reuters)
  • Fellow, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, 2013
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2012
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2009
  • Fellow, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, 2008
  • Battelle Key Contributor Award, 3 times (2003, 2007, 2009)
  • Five PNNL Outstanding Performance Awards
  • Four PNNL Reward and Recognition awards

Selected Publications

Complete List of Publications on Google Scholar

  • Lin Y, and HS Nalwa. 2009. Handbook of Electrochemical Nanotechnology, vol. I-II, American Scientific Publishers, Stevenson Ranch, CA.
  • Wang Y, Z Li, D Hu, CT Lin, J Li, and Y Lin. 2010. “Aptamer/Graphene Oxide Nanocomplex for In Situ Molecular Probing in Living Cells.” Journal of the American Chemical Society 132(27):9274-9276.
  • Zhang S, Y Shao, H Liao, MH Engelhard, G Yin, and Y Lin. 2011. “Polyelectrolyte-Induced Reduction of Exfoliated Graphite Oxide: A Facile Route to Synthesis of Soluble Graphene Nanosheets.” ACS Nano 5(3):1785-1791.
  • Lu D, J Wang, L Wang, D Du, C Timchalk, RC Barry, and Y Lin. 2011. “A novel nanoparticle-based disposable electrochemical immunosensor for diagnosis of exposure to toxic organophosphorus agents.” Advanced Functional Materials 21(22):4371-4378. doi:10.1002/adfm.201100616
  • Wang Y, Y Shao, DW Matson, J Li, and Y Lin. 2010. “Nitrogen-Doped Graphene and its Application in Electrochemical Biosensing.” ACS Nano 4(4):1790-1798.
  • Kou R, Y Shao, D Mei, Z Nie, D Wang, CM Wang, VV Viswanathan, SK Park, IA Aksay, Y Lin, Y Wang, and J Liu. 2011. “Stabilization of Electrocatalytic Metal Nanoparticles at Metal-Metal Oxide-Graphene Triple Junction Points.” Journal of the American Chemical Society 133(8):2541-2547.
  • Zhang S, Y Shao, G Yin, and Y Lin. 2010. “Electrostatic Self-Assembly of Pt-around-Au Nanocomposite with High Activity towards Formic Acid Oxidation.” Angewandte Chemie International Edition 49(12):2211-2214.
  • Liu G, and Y Lin. 2007. “Electrochemical Quantification of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Using Nanoparticle Probes.” Journal of the American Chemical Society 129(34):10394-10401.
  • Liu G, J Wang, DS Wunschel, and Y Lin. 2006. “Electrochemical Proteolytic Beacon for Detection of Matrix Metalloproteinase Activities.” Journal of the American Chemical Society 128(38):12382-12383.
  • Wang J, M Musameh, and Y Lin. 2003. “Solubilization of Carbon Nanotubes by Nafion Toward the Preparation of Amperometric Biosensors.” Journal of the American Chemical Society 125(9):2408-2409.
  • Ye X, Y Lin, CM Wang, and CM Wai. 2003. “Supercritical Fluid Fabrication of Metal Nanowires and Nanorods Templated by Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes,” Advanced Materials 15(4):316-319.
  • Liang L, J Liu, CF Windisch, Jr, GJ Exarhos, and Y Lin. 2002. “Direct Assembly of Large Arrays of Oriented Conducting Polymer Nanowires.” Angewandte Chemie International Edition 41(19):3665-3668.