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The Nanoscience Centre

Cambridge University nanofabrication and characterisation facility

Studying at Cambridge

 

Sijun Du

Biography:

  • PhD candidate, Nanoscience Centre, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, UK, 2014-now
  • MSc, Imperial College London, London, UK, 2012
  • BEng, Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), Paris, France, 2011

Research Interests

  • Vibration energy harvesting systems
  • CMOS integrated circuit
  • Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)

Topics

  • Energy Harvesting
  • MEMS

Key Publications

Journal publications:

  • Y. Jia, S. Du, and A. A. Seshia, "Micromachined cantilevers-on-membrane topology for broadband vibration energy harvesting," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 26, p. 124007, 2016. (Link to paper)
  • S. Du, Y. Jia, C. D. Do, and A. A. Seshia, "An Efficient SSHI Interface With Increased Input Range for Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Under Variable Conditions," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 51, pp. 2729-2742, 2016. (Link to paper)
  • Y. Jia, S. Du, and A. A. Seshia, "Twenty-Eight Orders of Parametric Resonance in a Microelectromechanical Device for Multi-band Vibration Energy Harvesting," Scientific Reports, vol. 6, p. 30167, 07/22/online 2016. (Link to paper)
  • S. Du, Y. Jia and A. A. Seshia, An efficient inductor-less dynamically configured interface circuit for piezoelectric vibration energy harvesting, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2016, in press. (Link to paper)

Conference proceedings:

  • Y. Jia, S. Du, and A. A. Seshia, "Eight parametric resonances in a multi-frequency wideband MEMS piezoelectric vibration energy harvester." 2016 IEEE 29th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), pp. 1244-1247.
  • S. Du, Y. Jia and A. A. Seshia, Maximizing output power in a cantilever piezoelectric vibration energy harvester by electrode design, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Micro- and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications (PowerMEMS 2015), Boston, USA, December 1-4, 2015.
  • Y. Jia, S. Du and A. A. Seshia, Cantilevers-on-membrane design for broadband MEMS piezoelectric vibration energy harvesting, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Micro- and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications (PowerMEMS 2015), Boston, USA, December 1-4, 2015.
  • Y. Jia, J. Yan, T. Feng, S. Du, P. Fidler, K. Soga, C. Middleton and A. A. Seshia, A vibration-powered wireless mote on the Forth Road Bridge, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Micro- and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications (PowerMEMS 2015), Boston, USA, December 1-4, 2015.

Other publications:

  • Sijun Du, Yu Jia and Ashwin A. Seshia, (2015), Interface circuit for piezoelectric vibration energy harvesting systems, 5th EH-Network Dissemination Event, London, 19 March (poster)