Ying works in the Smart Materials and Surfaces Research Group at UNSW, led by CBNS CI Scientia Professor Justin Gooding and Professor Richard Tilley. Born in China, she received an M.S. from Shandong University before coming to Australia. Ying had her PhD in Professor Justin Gooding’s group from the University of New South Wales.
The major goals of her research are to enhance knowledge regarding light activated electrochemistry on organic functionalised silicon and explore its application for visualising single tumour cell isolation and characterisation. She has expertise in surface chemistry, photoelectrochemistry and molecular and cellular biology of tumour cells.