Shidi Zhao

(217) 721-1774
261 LLP

Loomis Laboratory of Physics
1110 West Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801-3080

I received my B.S. in Physics in ShangHai JiaoTong University, Zhiyuan College in 2015. Now, I am a 3rd year Ph.D student in Biophysics department.  My researches mainly focus on nano-scale system simulation, and DNA sequencing technology. 






  1. Yiming Yang, Aaron Alford, Veronika Kozlovskaya, Shidi Zhao, Himanshu Joshi, Eunjung Kim, Shuo Qian, Volker Urban, Donald Cropek, Aleksei Aksimentiev, and Eugenia Kharlampieva. "Effect of temperature and hydrophilic ratio on the structure of poly(N-vinylcaprolactam)-block-poly(dimethylsiloxane)-block-poly(N-vinylcaprolactam) polymersomes." ACS Applied Polymer Materials 1:722-736 (2019). PDF icon si-aba_sans_revised.pdf (2.84 MB)
  2. Shidi Zhao, Laura Restrepo-Perez, Giovanni Maglia, Misha Soskine, Chirlmin Joo, Cees Dekker, and Aleksei Aksimentiev. "Electro-Mechanical Conductance Modulation of a Nanopore Using a Removable Gate." ACS Nano 13:2398-2409 (2019). PDF icon supplementary_material.pdf (8.62 MB)