Keying Guo, PhD

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Research Interests

Dr. Keying’s current research interests lie on the designing organic electronic semiconductor materials and self-powered wearable devices that can efficiently interface human body for recording biological signals.

Selected Publications

  • Porous silicon nanostructures as effective faradaic electrochemical sensing platforms 
    K. Guo, A. Sharma, R. J. Toh, E. Alvárez de Eulate, T. R. Gengenbach, X. Cetó, N. H. Voelcker, B. Prieto-Simón
    Advanced Functional Materials, 29, 1809206 (2019)

  • High-adhesion vertically aligned gold nanowire stretchable electrodes via a thin-layer soft nailing strategy
    Y. Ling, K. Guo, B. Zhu, B. Prieto-Simon, N. H. Voelcker, W. Cheng
    Nanoscale Horizons, DOI: 10.1039/C9NH00336C (2019)

  • Microfluidic cell microarray platform for high throughput analysis of particle–cell interactions.
    Z. Tong, G. Rajeev, K. Guo, A. Ivask, S. McCormick, E. Lombi, C. Priest, N. H. Voelcker.
    Analytical Chemistry, 90, 4338-4347 (2018)

  • Crossed flow microfluidics for high throughput screening of bioactive chemical–cell interactions
    Z. Tong, A. Ivask, K. Guo, S. McCormick, E. Lombi, C. Priest, N. H. Voelcker
    Lab on a Chip, 17, 501-510 (2017)

  • Higher-efficiency photoelectrochemical electrodes of titanium dioxide-based nanoarrays sensitized simultaneously with plasmonic silver nanoparticles and multiple metal sulfides photosensitizers
    K. Guo, Z. Liu, J. Han, X. Zhang, Y. Li, T. Hong, C. Zhou
    Journal of Power Sources, 285, 185-194 (2015)

  • Fabrication of TiO2 nano-branched arrays/Cu2S composite structure and its photoelectric performance
    K. Guo, Z. Liu, C. Zhou, J. Han, Y. Zhao, Z. Liu, Y. Li, T. Cui, B. Wang, J. Zhang
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 154-155, 27-35 (2014)

  • Hierarchical TiO2–CuInS2 core–shell nanoarrays for photoelectrochemical water splitting
    K. Guo, Z. Liu, J. Han, Z. Liu, Y. Li, B. Wang, T. Cui, C. Zhou
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 16, 16204-16213 (2014)

  • Synthesis of ZnO/Cu2S core/shell nanorods and their enhanced photoelectric performance
    K. Guo, X. Chen, J. Han, Z. Liu
    Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 72, 92-99 (2014)

  • Dendritic TiO2/ln2S3/AgInS2 trilaminar core–shell branched nanoarrays and the enhanced activity for photoelectrochemical water splitting
    Z. Liu, K. Guo, J. Han, Y. Li, T. Cui, B. Wang, J. Ya, C. Zhou
    Small, 10, 3153-3161 (2014)


  • Ph.D., Drug Delivery Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 2019
  • M.Sc., Materials Science and Engineering, Tianjin Chengjian University, Tianjin, China, 2015
  • B.Sc., Materials Science and Engineering, Jinan University, Jinan, China, 2012

Professional Profile

  • 2019.09 – present: Postdoctoral fellow, Organic Bioelectronics Lab, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2019.02 – 2019.09: Postdoctoral fellow, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia


  • Monash Institute of Medical Engineering Travel Grant, Monash University, Australia, 2019 
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) Travel Grant, Bayreuth-Melbourne Polymer/Colloid Network, 2018
  • Postgraduate Travel Grant Award, Monash University, Australia, 2017
  • National Scholarship for Postgraduate Students, China, 2014

KAUST Affiliations

Biological and Environmental 
Science & Engineering Division (BESE)

Research Interests Keywords

Material science Organic semiconductors Organic bioelectronics Bioscience

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