Research interests in Chiou group focus on integrated photonics, mechanics, and micro and nano fluidics devices and systems and novel manufacturing technologies for solving challenge biomedical problems.  We welcome new blood who are highly self-motivated, creative, persistent, and passion to join us. 

NEWS

2015

07/29 Congratulation to Fan Xiao. Her paper " Gold Nanoparticle Embedded PDMS Micropillar Array for Large Area Cell Force Sensing" won the best paper award in the Optofluidics 2015 conference.

06/01 Photonics.com highlight our research work on " Massively Parallel Large Cargo Delivery into Mammalian Cells with Light Pulses". "Lasers Inject 'Cargo' into Cells at High Speed"

05/28 Congratulation to Yu-Chun Kung. He receives the Dissertation Fellowship.

05/27 Congratulation to Yi-Chien Wu! He receives the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department PhD Award for his outstanding phd research works.

04/21 Our research on " Massively Parallel Large Cargo Delivery into Mammalian Cells with Light Pulses" was reported by BioTechniques. "Large Cargo BLASTed into Cells"

04/18 Our research on " Massively Parallel Large Cargo Delivery into Mammalian Cells with Light Pulses" was reported by World Journal (世界日報).

04/17 Our research on " Massively Parallel Large Cargo Delivery into Mammalian Cells with Light Pulses" was highlighted on the LASD website.

04/07 Our research on " Massively Parallel Large Cargo Delivery into Mammalian Cells with Light Pulses" was highlighted by UCLA.

04/07 Our research on " Massively Parallel Large Cargo Delivery into Mammalian Cells with Light Pulses" was published on Nature Methods. Congratulation to Yi-Chien! http://www.nature.com/nmeth/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nmeth.3357.html


03/04 Welcome two new postdocs Dr. Tinyi (Leo) Liu and Dr. Tuhin Santra to join our lab

02/13  Yu-Chun's paper "Fabrication of 3D High Aspect Ratio PDMS Microfluidic Networks with A Hybrid Stamp" is accepted by Lab on a Chip - Feb 13 2015 

01/31 Prof. Chiou receives UCLA MAE Teaching Award

2014

09/22 Welcome new PhD students: Xiongfeng Zhu, Chen-Wei Yang.

09/18 Prof. Chiou gives an invited talk in the Select Biosciences Exosomes/Single Cell Analysis Conferences, San Diego

08/01 Welcome new visiting scholar Prof. Hyuk-Kee Sung

07/25 Prof. Chiou gives an invited talk in National Taiwan University, Taiwan, July 25 2014. (Title: Ultrahigh Speed Optofluidics for Single Cell Manipulation and Analysis)

07/23 Prof. Chiou gives an invited talk in National Hsinhua University, Taiwan, July 23 2014. (Title: Ultrahigh Speed Optofluidics for Single Cell Manipulation and Analysis)

03/01 Welcome new visiting scholar Dr. Elaine Ming-Yu Lin

02/27 Prof. Chiou gives an invited talk in The International Workshop on the Fabrication and Application of Microstructured Optical Devices, Yokohama, Japan

02/15 Yue Chen's work on Inertia 3D PLACS won the best poster competition in UCLA Tech Forum

2013

Yue Chen's paper titled "3D pulsed laser-triggered high-speed microfluidic fluorescence-activated cell sorter" is selected as the front cover paper of Analyst, Dec 2013

Kuo-Wei Huang joins Intel, Dec 1 2013.

Kuo-Wei Huang's paper titled "Optoelectronic tweezers integrated with lensfree holographic microscopy for wide-field interactive cell and particle manipulation on a chip" is selected as the front cover of Lab on a Chip (2013)

Sung Yong Park joins National University of Singapore as an assistant professor, April 2013

2012

Kuo-Wei Huang won the BEST PAPER AWARD in the IEEE Nanomedicine 2012 conference

Professor Chiou give an invited talk on High Throughput Pulse Laser Activated Cell Sorter (PLACS) in IEEE Nanomedicine 2012 conference in Thailand, Oct 2012

Yu-Jui Fan received the travel grant from Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society (CBMS) to attend uTAS 2012
Professor Chiou give an invited talk on Photothermal nanoblade for single cell surgery and cargo delivery in SPIE conference in San Diego, Aug 2012

Wen Shi receives the John Bent Merit Scholarship, July 2012

Pulse Laser Activated Cell Sorter (PLACS) highlighted in Nature Photonics, May 2012

Master student George Chen received outstanding master student award from UCLA MAE department, May 2012

2011
Photothermal nanoblade selected as JALA TOP TEN Innovation 2011, September 2011

Photothermal nanoblade on Analytical Chemistry highlight in Chemical & Engineering News, March 2011

Pulse Laser Droplet generation on Demand (PLDG) paper is selected as a HOT article on Lab on Chip, Jan 2011

2008
Floating Electrode Optoelectronic Tweezers highlight in Nature Photonics

Prof. Chiou won NSF CAREER AWARD

2007
Congratulation to Karan Mehta! He has been awarded a College of Letters and Science Undergraduate Research Fellows Program (URFP) stipend

Professor Chiou is invited to attend the 2007 National Academy of Engineering's Frontier of Engineering symposium

2006
Optoelectronic Tweezers (OET) is selected by R&D Magazine and Micro/Nano Newsletter as representative of the best 25 micro- and nanotechnologies of 2006