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Lu, Yang


Yang Lu

Ph.D, Associate Professor


Yifulou Building, College of Food Engineering & Biotechnology, Tianjin University of Science and Technology, TEDA, Tianjin, 300457, China




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Yang Lu is an Associate Professor of the College of Food Engineering and Biotechnology at Tianjin University of Science and Technology. She received her BSc and MSc from Tianjin University of Science and Technology. Then she moved to Australia and completed her Ph.D from the University of New Sales Wales. In 2014, she started to work as a lecturer in Tianjin University of Science and Technology and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2016.

Research Interests

Her professional interests have been focusing on the development of immunoassay based detection methods for monitoring contaminants in foods. She has been actively involved with research in areas of ELISA, biosensor and microfluidics.

Recent Publications

[1] Mingfei Pan, Xiaojun Wang, Junping Wang, Yang Lu, Kun Qian, Shuo Wang, “Stable and sensitive detection of sulfonamide residues in animal-derived foods using a reproducible surface plasmon resonance immunosensor”, Food Analytical Methods, 2017, 10, 20272035.

[2] Yang Lu, Yinqiang Xia, Guozhen Liu, Mingfei Pan, Mengjuan Li, Nanju Alice Lee, Shuo Wang, “A review of methods for detecting melamine in food samples”, Critical Reviews in Analytical Chemistry, 2017, 47, 5166.

[3] Yang Lu, Joshua Richard Peterson, Erwann Luais, John Justin Gooding and Nanju Alice Lee, “Effects of surface epitope coverage on the sensitivity of displacement assays that employ modified nanoparticles: using bisphenol A as a model analyte”, Biosensors, 2016, 6, 43.

[4] Yang Lu, Mengjuan Li, Dingmin Ling, Guozhen Liu, Yan Zhang, Shuo Wang, “Detection of bisphenol-A using electrochemical immunosensor: Comparison between competition and displacement format assay”, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2016, 779, 3438.

[5] Meng Qi, Yin Zhang, Chaomin Cao, Yang Lu, Guozhen Liu, “Increased sensitivity of extracellular glucose monitoring based on AuNP decorated GO nanocomposites”, RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 39180–39187.

[6] Wei Sheng, Xuqin Ran, Gaoshuang Hu, Yan Zhang, Yang Lu, Bing Liu, Shuo Wang, “Development of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the detection of 2-amino-3-methylimidazo [4, 5-f] ouinoline (IQ) in processed foods”, Food Anal Methods, 2016, 9(4):1036-1045.

[7] Yang Lu, Joshua Richard Peterson, Erwann Luais, Nanju Alice Lee and John Justin Gooding, “Surface epitope coverage affects binding characteristics of bisphenol-a functionalized nanoparticles in a competitive inhibition assay”, J Nanomater, 2015, 2015:1-9.

[8] Yang Lu, Joshua Richard Peterson, John Justin Gooding and Nanju Alice Lee, "Development of a competitive ELISA for the detection of 4-tert-octylphenol in seafood", Food Anal Methods, 2015, 8(8):1923-1935.

[9] Yang Lu, Yinqiang Xia, Mingfei Pan, Xiaojun Wang and Shuo Wang, “Development of a surface plasmon resonance immunosensor for detecting melamine in milk products and pet foods”. J Agric Food Chem, 2014, 62 (51): 12471-12476.

[10] Mingfei Pan, Guozhen Fang, Yang Lu, Lingjie Kong, Yukun Yang and Shuo Wang, “Molecularly imprinted biomimetic QCM sensor involving apoly(amidoamine) dendrimer as a functional monomer for the highly selective and sensitive determination of methimazole”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2014, 207 (A): 588-595.

[11] Joshua Richard Peterson, Yang Lu, Erwann Luais, Nanju Alice Lee and John Justin Gooding, “A sandwich ELISA assay for bisphenol A using small molecule BPA-functionalized gold nanoparticles”, Australian J Chem, 2013, 66 (6): 613-618.

[12] Yang Lu, Joshua Richard Peterson, John Justin Gooding and Nanju Alice Lee, “Development of Sensitive Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assays (ELISAs) for Monitoring of Bisphenol-A in Foods and Beverages”, Anal Bioanal Chem, 2012, 403(6):1607-18.

[13] Yang Song, Yang Lu, Bing Liu, Na Xu and Shuo Wang, “A sensitivity-improved enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for fenvalerate: a new approach for hapten synthesis and application to tea samples”, J Sci Food Agric, 2011, 91(12):2210-2216.

[14] Yang Lu, Na Xu, Yan Zhang, Bing Liu, Yang Song and Shuo Wang, “Development of general immunoassays for pyrethroids: a new approach for hapten synthesis using pyrethroid metabolite analogue and application to food samples”, Food & Agric. Immun., 2010, 21(1):27-45.

[15] Yang Song, Yu Ge, Yan Zhang, Bing Liu, Yang Lu, Ting Ting Dong and Shuo Wang, “Hapten synthesis and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for phosmet residues: assay optimization and investigation of matrix effects from different food samples”, Anal Bioanal Chem, 2009, 393(8):2001-2008.

Honors & Awards

·               Tianjin ‘131’ Talents, grade 2 (2017)

·               Tianjin ‘131’ Talents, grade 3 (2015)

·               PRSS Travel Bursary, UNSW (2012)

·               Excellent presentation, School of Chemical Engineering (2012)

·               The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CRISO) Flagship Scholarship, UNSW (2009-2012)


Teaching level 3 BSc and level 1 MSc majoring in Food Safety

Responsible for coordinating and delivery of lectures in food safety, detection methods and biochemistry to undergraduate and postgraduate.

Teaching level 2 BSc in other major

Responsible for coordinating and delivery of lectures in food safety introduction.