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James Jian Qiang Lu
Research Associate Professor


Department Affiliation:
Department of Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy
Department of Electrical, Computer, & Systems Engineering

Ph.D., Technical University of Munich

Biographical Information:

Lu joined the Rensselaer in 1997 as a research scientist and now serves as an associate research professor. He is a faculty member of the Center for Integrated Electronics (CIE); the Focus Center - New York (FC-NY), Rensselaer: Interconnections for Hyper-Integration; and the Center for Automation Technologies and Systems (CATS). Prior to his positions at Rensselaer, Lu worked as a research associate at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. for a year. Dr. Lu authored and co-authored more than 100 publications, including one third of papers in prestigious journals or conferences. He recently served as session chairs and committee members of international conferences and has been an invited speaker for many conferences, universities, and industrial organizations.

He is listed in the special Millennium Edition of Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering and has served as a reviewer for a number of journals, such as the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Transactions on Electron Devices; Applied Physics Letters; Electronics Letters; IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing; IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits; Journal of Applied Physics; and Solid-State Electronics, J. of Vacuum Science & Technology, etc.

Dr. Lu is a Senior Member of IEEE and is involved in the organization's Electron Devices Society (EDS) and its Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology Society (CPMTS). He also is a member of the American Physical Society (APS), Materials Research Society (MRS), Electrochemical Society (ECS) and the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE), National Technical Committee for International Microelectronics and Packaging Society (IMAPS).


  • Micro- and nanoelectronics: Theory, design, materials, processes and systems integration
  • Wafer-level 3D hyperintegration
  • Micro-nano-bio interfaces
  • Novel electron devices
  • Microsystems integration for MEMS


  • Siemens Scholar, Technical University of Munich
  • Scholar of the Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst, Technical University of Munich
  • Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Millenium Edition

Contact Information:
James Lu
Center for Industrial Innovation 6015
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 8th Street
Troy, N.Y. 12180 USA
Phone: (518) 276-2909

luj at rpi dot edu



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