2003 Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University, B.S.
2008 Bioengineering, UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco, Ph.D.
2010 UCSF Cardiovascular Research Institute and California Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Post Doc.
Associate Professor for Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, National Taiwan University
Cardiac Tissue Engineering
-Tissue engineering approach ( cell, matrix, cytokine) to repair damaged cardiac tissue in vitro and in vivo.
Costumed-design of Biomaterials
-Surface modification of biomaterials to enhance cell and extracellular matrix (ECM) interaction
-Antibody and peptides conjugated nanoparticles as biosensors and drug delivery vehicles
Stem Cell Therapies in Cardiac Repair
-Characterization of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), cardiac progenitor cells and guided-differentiation of embryonic stem cell (ESCs) to cardiac specific cells to repair myocardial infarction
Recent Research Topic
-Cell encapsulation and culture in alginate-based microspheres using air pressure driven device
-Controlled drug release of microcapsules made of Biological derived materials
-Validation of 3D culture system and its application in hASCs(human adipose-derived stem cell) expansion
-Biological microbubbles for Cardiomyocyte