Tao Li is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Cincinnati, USA. Previously he was an Associate Research Scientist in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, where he served as a research faculty member with the Center for Wireless Integrated MicroSensing and Systems (WIMS2). He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in engineering (precision instruments) from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2009.
Dr. Li’s research interests include micromachined sensors and actuators, microfluidic devices, microsystems for biomedical and environmental applications, sensor interfaces and embedded systems, microsystem packaging, and nontraditional microfabrication technologies. He has authored >40 journal and conference publications and book chapters, and holds 7 patents issued or pending. He received the CEAS College Master Educator Award from the University of Cincinnati in 2021. He has served on the Technical Program Committee of the IEEE Sensors Conference since 2013 and in the Organizing Committee since 2019.