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Profile: Dr. Zilan Xiong

 Postdoctoral researcher
 
 
 
 
Research Interests:                                                
  • Plasma source design: plasma jets, DBD, etc
  • Mechanism of plasma interacting with pathogen
  • Mechanism of plasma inducing cancer cell apoptosis
  • Application of plasma medicine: root canal treatment, skin disease treatment, cancer cell therapy, etc.
 
Education:
  • Post-doctoral fellow, University of California, Berkeley
  • PhD (Electrical and elecronic engineering), Huazhong university of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, 2008-2013
  • BS (Electrical and elecronic engineering), Huazhong university of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, 2004-2008
Publications:
  •    Zilan Xiong, Xinpei Lu,Yinguang Cao, Qin Ning, K. Ostrikov,Yan Lu, Xincai Zhou, and Junhui LiuRoom-temperature, atmospheric plasma needle reduces adenovirus gene expression in HEK 293A host cellsApplied Physics Letters ,99, 253703, 2011.
  •    Zilan Xiong, Tianfeng Du, Xinpei Lu,Yinguang Cao,Yuan Pan, How deep can plasma penetrate into a biofilm, Applied Physics Letters, 98, 221503, 2011.
  •    Zilan Xiong, Yingguang Cao, Xinpei Lu, and Tianfeng Du, Plasmas in tooth root canal, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 39, 2968, 2011.
  •    Zilan Xiong, Xinpei Lu,Yubin Xian, Zhonghe Jiang,Yuan Pan, On the velocity variation in atmospheric pressure plasma plumes driven by positive and negative pulses, Journal of Applied Physics, 108, 103303, 2010.
  •    Zilan Xiong, Xinpei Lu, Aiping Feng, Yuan Pan, K.Ostrikov, Highly effective fungal inactivation in He+O2 atmospheric-pressure nonequilibrium plasmas, Physics of Plasmas, 17, 123502, 2010.
  •    Zilan Xiong, Xinpei Lu, Qing Xiong, Yubin Xian, Changlin Zou, Jing Hu, Weiwei Gong, Jinghui Liu, Fei Zou, Zhonghe Jiang,Yuan Pan, Measurements of the Propagation Velocity of an Atmospheric-Pressure Plasma Plume by Various Methods, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 38(4) :1001,2010.
  •    Zilan Xiong, Quanjun Huang, Zhan Wang, Xinpei Lu, Yuan Pan On the electrical  characteristic of atmospheric pressure Air/He/O2/N2/Ar plasma needle. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. Accepted
  •    Xinpei Lu, Zilan Xiong, Yubin Xian,Qing Xiong,Weiwei Gong,Changlin Zou,Zhonghe Jiang,Yuan Pan, A simple atmosphericpressure room-temperature air plasma needle device for biomedical applications, Applied Physics Letters, 95, 181501, 2009.
  •     Shasha Zhao, Zilan Xiong, Xiang Mao, Dan Meng, Qian Lei, Mingjie Chen, Xinpei Lu, Guangyuan He, Guangxiao Yang, Atmospheric pressure room temperature plasma jets facilitate oxidative and nitrative stress and lead to endoplasmic reticulum stress dependent apoptosis in HepG2 cells. Accepted by PLoS
  •   Xu Yan, Zilan Xiong, Fei Zou, Shasha Zhao, Xinpei Lu,Guangxiao Yang,Guangyuan He, Kostya (Ken) OstrikovPlasma-Induced Death of HepG2 Cancer Cells: Intracellular Effects of Reactive SpeciesPlasma Process and Polymers, 9, 59–662012.
  •   Shasha Zhao, Zilan Xiong, Xiang Mao, Xinpei Lu, Guangyuan He, Fang Han, and Guangxiao YangCombined Effect of N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) and Plasma on Proliferation of HepG2 CellsIEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 40(9):2179, 2012.
  •   Dexi Liu, Zilan Xiong, Tianfeng Du, Xincai Zhou, Yingguang Cao, Xinpei Lu, Bacterial-killing Effect of Atmospheric Pressure Non-equilibrium Plasma Jet and Oral Mucosa Response, J Huazhong Univ Sci TechnolMed Sci, 31(6):852-856, 2011. 
  •    Xincai Zhou, Zilan Xiong, Yingguang Cao, Xinpei Lu, and Dexi Liu, The Antimicrobial Activity of an Atmospheric-Pressure Room-Temperature Plasma in a Simulated Root-Canal Model Infected With Enterococcus FaecalisIEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 38(12):3370-3374, 2010.
  •    Shuqun Wu, XinPei Lu, ZiLan Xiong, Yuan Pan, A Touchable Pulsed Air Plasma Plume Driven by DC Power Supply, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 38(12): 3404-3408, 2011.
  •    Xinpei Lu, Qing Xiong, Zilan Xiong,Yubin Xian, Fei Zhou, Jing Hu,Weiwei Gong, Changlin Zou, Zhiyuan Tang, Zhonghe Jiang,Yuan Pan, Effect of Nano- to Millisecond Pulse on Dielectric Barrier Discharges, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 37(5): 647-652, 2009
  •    Xinpei Lu, Qing Xiong, Zilan Xiong, Fei Zhou, Weiwei Gong, Yubin Xian, Changlin Zou,Zhonghe Jiang,Yuan Pan, Propagation of an atmospheric pressure plasma plume, Journal of Applied Physics, 105, 043304, 2009.
  •    Xinpei Lu, Qing Xiong, Zilan Xiong, Jing Hu, Fei Zou,Weiwei Gong,Yubin Xian, Changlin Zou, Zhiyuan Tang, Zhonghe Jiang,Yuan Pan,  A cold plasma cross made of three bullet-like plasma plumes, Thin Solid Films, 518: 967-970, 2009.
  •    Jiangtian Hu, Xingyu Liu, Jinhui Liu, Zilan Xiong, Dawei Liu, Xinpei Lu, F. Iza, and M. G. Kong , The effect of applied electric field on pulsed radio frequency and pulsed direct current plasma jet array, Physics of Plasmas, 19(6), 063505, 2012.
  •    Xingyu Liu, Jiangtian Hu, Jinhui. Liu, Zilan Xiong, Dawei Liu, Xinpei Lu, and J. J. Shi, The discharge mode transition and O(5p1) production mechanism of pulsed radio frequency capacitively coupled plasma,  Applied Physics Letters, 101(4), 043705, 2012.
  •    Qing Xiong, Xinpei Lu, K.Ostrikov, Zilan Xiong,Yubin Xian, Changlin Zou,Yuan Pan, Pulsed dc- and sine-wave-excited cold atmospheric plasma plumes:A comparative analysis, Physics of Plasmas, 17, 043506, 2010.
  •    Qing Xiong, Xinpei Lu, K.Ostrikov, Zilan Xiong,Yubin Xian, Fei Zhou, Changlin Zou, Jing Hu,Weiwei Gong, Zhonghe Jiang, Length control of He atmospheric plasma jet plumes Effects of discharge parameters and ambient air, Physics of Plasmas, 16, 043505 , 2009.
  •    Qing Xiong, Xinpei Lu,Yubin Xian, Jinghui Liu,Changlin Zou, Zilan Xiong,Weiwei Gong, Kai Chen, Xuekai Pei, Fei Zou, Jing Hu, Zhonghe Jiang,Yuan Pan, Experimental investigations on the propagation of the plasma jet in the open air, Journal of Applied Physics, 107, 073302, 2010.
  •    Xu Yan, Fei Zou, Shasha Zhao, XinPei Lu, Guangyuan He, Zilan Xiong, Qing Xiong, Qiangqiang Zhao, Pengyi Deng, Jianguo Huang, and Guangxiao Yang, On the Mechanism of Plasma Inducing Cell Apoptosis, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 38(9):2451-2457, 2010.
  •    Xinpei Lu,Yingguang Cao, Ping Yang, Qing Xiong, Zilan Xiong,Yubin Xian,Yuan Pan, An RC Plasma Device for Sterilization of Root Canal of Teeth, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 37(5):668-673, 2009.
  •    Xu Yan, Fei Zou, Xinpei Lu,Guangyuan He, Mengjun Shi ,Qing Xiong, Xuan Gao, Zilan Xiong,Yin Li, Fengyun Ma, Men Yu, Changdong Wang,Yuesheng Wang, Guangxiao Yang,  Effect of the atmospheric pressure nonequilibrium plasmas on the conformational changes of plasmid DNA, Applied Physics Letters, 95, 083702 , 2009.
  •    Qing Xiong, Xinpei Lu, Jinhui Liu, Yubin Xian, Zilan Xiong, Fei Zou, Changlin Zou,Weiwei Gong, Jing Hu, Kai Chen, Xuekai Pei, Zhonghe Jiang,Yuan Pan. Temporal and spatial resolved optical emission behaviors of a cold atmospheric pressure plasma jet, Journal of Applied Physics, 106, 083302, 2009.
  •    Xinpei Lu,Tao Ye,Yingguang Cao, Ziyong Sun, Qing Xiong, Zhiyuan Tang, Zilan Xiong, Jing Hu, Zhonghe Jiang,Yuan Pan, The roles of the various plasma agents in the inactivation of bacteria, Journal of Applied Physics, 104, 053309, 2008.
  •    Xinpei Lu, Zhonghe Jiang,Qing Xiong, Zhiyuan Tang, Zilan Xiong, Jing Hu, Xiwei Hu,Yuan Pan, Effect of E-Field on the Length of a Plasma Jet, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 36(4):988-989, 2008.
  •    Qing Xiong, Xinpei Lu, Zhonghe Jiang, Zhiyuan Tang, Jing Hu, Zilan Xiong,Yuan Pan, An Atmospheric Pressure Nonequilibrium Plasma Jet Device, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 36(4):986-987, 2008.
  •    Tianfeng Du, jingzhi Ma, Ping Yang, Zilan Xiong, Xinpei Lu and Yingguang Cao, Evaluation of antibacterial effects by atmospheric pressure nonequilibrium plasmas against Enterococcus faecalis biofilms in vitro, Journal of Endodontics, 38(4): 545-549, 2012.
  •   Yingguang Cao, Ping Yang, Xinpei Lu, Zilan Xiong, Tao Ye, Qing Xiong, Ziyong Sun, Efficacy of Atmospheric Pressure Plasma as an Antibacterial Agent Against Enterococcus Faecalis in Vitro, Plasma Science & Technology, 13(1): 93-98, 2011.

Honors and Awards:

  • Top ten graduate student of Huazhong University of Sci.&Tech. 2013
  • National shcolarship for Doctoral candidate, Ministry of Education, P.R.China, 2012
  • Huazhong research Excellence Award, Huazhong University of Sci&Tech. 2012
  •       Best Paper Award. the 9th academic annual conference of electrical engineering, 2010
  •       Huazhong Study Excellence Award, Huazhong University of Sci&Tech. 2010