Yinfeng Xu

Ph.D. Students

Ph.D. student

Research Interests

Surface Force Apparatus and Atomic Force Microscopy;
Analytical Instruments and methods development;
Biomimetic functional micro-/nano-scale devices;


  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida, Florida, USA, 2020
  • B.S., Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Science and Technology of China, China, 2019


  • College of Engineering Achievement Award Scholarship, University of Florida (2019)
  • 3rd Prize for Individual at the 11th National P.Y. Chou Mechanics Competition (Anhui Zone) (2017)
  • Bronze Award of USTC Merit-Based Scholarship, University of Science and Technology of China (2015)

KAUST Affiliations

  • Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC)
  • Division of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering (BESE)​​

Research Interests Keywords

SFA/AFM Instrument development Fluid Mechanics Nano liquid