Dr. Shi works on the bio-inspired smart materials to achieve high performance and advanced functions, e.g., special wettability, anisotropic adhesions, and dynamic response. Her research work was featured in CNN, Boston Globe, Digital Trends, etc. and highlighted by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL). The fog harps were invited to exhibit at ACC Smithsonian Creativity and Innovation Festival, National Museum of American History, and awarded the "Innovation Award" by Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology. She got the finalist of "Collegiate Inventors Competition", at United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
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Virginia Polytech Institute and State University · 2020 Ph.D.