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Pak Kin Wong

Professor Of Biomedical Engineering

Department(s):

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

230 Hallowell Building

pxw28@psu.edu

814-863-5267

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Cell and Molecular Bioengineering, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

Interest Areas:

 
 

 

Education

  • MS, University of California, Los Angeles, 2002
  • Ph D, Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, 2005

Publications

Journal Article

  • Shue Wang, Jian Sun, Donna D Zhang, Pak Kin W andng, , 2016, "A Nanobiosensor for Dynamic Single Cell Analysis during Microvascular Self-Organization", Nanoscale, 8, pp. 8
  • Zach S. Dean, Paul Elias, Nima Jamilpour, Urs Utzinger and Pak Kin Wong, 2016, "Probing 3D collective cancer invasion using double-stranded locked nucleic acid biosensors", Analytical Chemistry
  • Pak Kin Wong, Jian Sun, James Hoying, Pierre Deymier and Donna D Zhang, 2016, "Cellular Architecture Regulates Collective Calcium Signaling and Cell Contractility", Plos Computational Biology, 12, pp. e1004955
  • Pak Kin Wong, Emanuela Altobelli, Ruchika Mohan, Kathleen E. Mach, Mandy Sin, Victoria Anikst, Maurizio Buscarini, Vincent Gau, Niaz Banaei and Joseph Liao, 2016, "“Integrated Biosensor Assay for Rapid Uropathogen Identification and Phenotypic Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing"
  • Pak Kin Wong, Yuan Xiao, Yi Lu, Michael Hsieh and Joseph Liao, 2016, "A Microfiltration Device for Urogenital Schistosomiasis Diagnostics", PLoS One, 11, pp. e0154640
  • Pak Kin Wong, Qi Tang, Min Liang, Yi Lu, Gerald Wilmink, Donna D Zhang and Hao Xin, 2016, "Microfluidic Devices for Terahertz Spectroscopy of Live Cells Toward Lab-on-a-Chip Applications", Sensors, 16, pp. 476
  • Min Long, de la Vega, Montserrat Rojo, Qing Wen, Manish Bharara, Tao Jiang, Rui Zhang, Shiwen Zhou, Pak Kin Wong, Georg T. Wondrak, Hongting Zheng and Donna D. Zhang, 2016, "An Essential Role of NRF2 in Diabetic Wound Healing", Diabetes, 65, (3), pp. 780-793
  • Yongliang Yang, Nima Jamilpour, Baoyin Yao, Zachary S. Dean, Reza Riahi and Pak Kin Wong, 2016, "Probing Leader Cells in Endothelial Collective Migration by Plasma Lithography Geometric Confinement", Scientific Reports, 6
  • Tao Shen, Tao Jiang, Min Long, Jun Chen, Dong-Mei Ren, Pak Kin Wong, Eli Chapman, Bo Zhou and Donna D. Zhang, 2015, "A Curcumin Derivative That Inhibits Vinyl Carbamate-Induced Lung Carcinogenesis via Activation of the Nrf2 Protective Response", Antioxidants & Redox Signaling, 23, (8), pp. 651-664
  • Yi Lu, Dominique Macias, Zachary S. Dean, Nicole R. Kreger and Pak Kin Wong, 2015, "A UAV-Mounted Whole Cell Biosensor System for Environmental Monitoring Applications", Ieee Transactions on Nanobioscience, 14, (8), pp. 811-817
  • Yi Lu, Tingting Liu, Ariana C. Lamanda, Mandy L. Y. Sin, Vincent Gau, Joseph C. Liao and Pak Kin Wong, 2015, "AC Electrokinetics of Physiological Fluids for Biomedical Applications", Jala, 20, (6), pp. 611-620
  • Jian Sun, Yuan Xiao, Shue Wang, Marvin J. Slepian and Pak Kin Wong, 2015, "Advances in Techniques for Probing Mechanoregulation of Tissue Morphogenesis", Jala, 20, (2), pp. 127-137
  • Kaitlyn R. Ammann, Katrina J. DeCook, Phat L. Tran, Valerie M. Merkle, Pak Kin Wong and Marvin J. Slepian, 2015, "Collective cell migration of smooth muscle and endothelial cells: impact of injury versus non-injury stimuli", Journal of Biological Engineering, 9
  • Kathleen E. Mach, Ruchika Mohan, Shailja Patel, Pak Kin Wong, Michael Hsieh and Joseph C. Liao, 2015, "Development of a Biosensor-Based Rapid Urine Test for Detection of Urogenital Schistosomiasis", Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9, (7)
  • Christopher T. Pappas, Rachel M. Mayfield, Christine Henderson, Nima Jamilpour, Cathleen Cover, Zachary Hernandez, Kirk R. Hutchinson, Miensheng Chu, Ki-Hwan Nam, Jose M. Valdez, Pak Kin Wong, Henk L. Granzier and Carol C. Gregorio, 2015, "Knockout of Lmod2 results in shorter thin filaments followed by dilated cardiomyopathy and juvenile lethality", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112, (44), pp. 13573-13578
  • Reza Riahi, Jian Sun, Shue Wang, Min Long, Donna D. Zhang and Pak Kin Wong, 2015, "Notch1-Dll4 signalling and mechanical force regulate leader cell formation during collective cell migration", Nature Communications, 6
  • Tongde Wu, Bryan G. Harder, Pak Kin Wong, Julie E. Lang and Donna D. Zhang, 2015, "Oxidative stress, mammospheres and Nrf2-new implication for breast cancer therapy?", Molecular Carcinogenesis, 54, (11), pp. 1494-1502
  • Tao Jiang, Bryan Harder, de la Vega, Montserrat Rojo, Pak Kin Wong, Eli Chapman and Donna D. Zhang, 2015, "p62 links autophagy and Nrf2 signaling", Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 88, pp. 199-204
  • Shue Wang, Reza Riahi, Na Li, Donna D. Zhang and Pak Kin Wong, 2015, "Single Cell Nanobiosensors for Dynamic Gene Expression Profiling in Native Tissue Microenvironments", Advanced Materials, 27, (39), pp. 6034-6038
  • Zachary S. Dean, Reza Riahi and Pak Kin Wong, 2015, "Spatiotemporal dynamics of microRNA during epithelial collective cell migration", Biomaterials, 37, pp. 156-163
  • Meichei Wang Kadlec, David You, Joseph C. Liao and Pak Kin Wong, 2014, "A Cell Phone-Based Microphotometric System for Rapid Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing", Jala, 19, (3), pp. 258-266
  • R. Riahi, Y. L. Yang, H. Kim, L. Jiang, Pak Kin Wong and Y. Zohar, 2014, "A microfluidic model for organ-specific extravasation of circulating tumor cells", Biomicrofluidics, 8, (2)
  • Mandy L. Y. Sin, Kathleen E. Mach, Pak Kin Wong and Joseph C. Liao, 2014, "Advances and challenges in biosensor-based diagnosis of infectious diseases", Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics, 14, (2), pp. 225-244
  • Tingting Liu, Mandy L. Y. Sin, Jeff D. Pyne, Vincent Gau, Joseph C. Liao and Pak Kin Wong, 2014, "Electrokinetic stringency control in self-assembled monolayer-based biosensors for multiplex urinary tract infection diagnosis", Nanomedicine-Nanotechnology Biology and Medicine, 10, (1), pp. 159-166
  • Jian Sun, Nima Jamilpour, Fei-Yue Wang and Pak Kin Wong, 2014, "Geometric control of capillary architecture via cell-matrix mechanical interactions", Biomaterials, 35, (10), pp. 3273-3280
  • Tongde Wu, Fei Zhao, Beixue Gao, Can Tan, Naoko Yagishita, Toshihiro Nakajima, Pak Kin Wong, Eli Chapman, Deyu Fang and Donna D. Zhang, 2014, "Hrd1 suppresses Nrf2-mediated cellular protection during liver cirrhosis", Genes & Development, 28, (7), pp. 708-722
  • Reza Riahi, Shue Wang, Min Long, Na Li, Pei-Yu Chiou, Donna D. Zhang and Pak Kin Wong, 2014, "Mapping Photothermally Induced Gene Expression in Living Cells and Tissues by Nanorod-Locked Nucleic Acid Complexes", Acs Nano, 8, (4), pp. 3597-3605
  • Shasha Tao, Shue Wang, Seyed Javad Moghaddam, Aikseng Ooi, Eli Chapman, Pak Kin Wong and Donna D. Zhang, 2014, "Oncogenic KRAS Confers Chemoresistance by Upregulating NRF2", Cancer Research, 74, (24), pp. 7430-7441
  • Ki-Hwan Nam, Nima Jamilpour, Etienne Mfoumou, Fei-Yue Wang, Donna D. Zhang and Pak Kin Wong, 2014, "Probing Mechanoregulation of Neuronal Differentiation by Plasma Lithography Patterned Elastomeric Substrates", Scientific Reports, 4
  • Tingting Liu, Yi Lu, Vincent Gau, Joseph C. Liao and Pak Kin Wong, 2014, "Rapid Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing with Electrokinetics Enhanced Biosensors for Diagnosis of Acute Bacterial Infections", Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 42, (11), pp. 2314-2321
  • Reza Riahi, Min Long, Yongliang Yang, Zachary Dean, Donna D. Zhang, Marvin J. Slepian and Pak Kin Wong, 2014, "Single cell gene expression analysis in injury-induced collective cell migration", Integrative Biology, 6, (2), pp. 192-202
  • M. W. Kadlec, D. You, Jingang Liao and Pak Kin Wong, 2013, "A Cell Phone-Based Microphotometric System for Rapid Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing", J Lab Autom
  • Mengxing Ouyang, Ruchika Mohan, Yi Lu, Tingting Liu, Kathleen E. Mach, Mandy L. Y. Sin, Mason McComb, Janhvi Joshi, Vincent Gau, Pak Kin Wong and Joseph C. Liao, 2013, "An AC electrokinetics facilitated biosensor cassette for rapid pathogen identification", Analyst, 138, (13), pp. 3660-3666
  • R Riahi, Z Dean, TH Wu, MA Teitell, PY Chiou, DD Zhang and PK Wong, 2013, "Detection of mRNA in living cells by double-stranded locked nucleic acid probes", Analyst, 138, (17), pp. 4777-4785
  • M.L.Y. Sin, V. Gau, J.C. Liao and P.K. Wong, 2013, "Integrated microfluidic systems for molecular diagnostics: a universal electrode platform for rapid diagnosis of urinary tract infections", IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine, 7, (1), pp. 31-7
  • Fei-Yue Wang and Pak Kin Wong, 2013, "Intelligent Systems and Technology for Integrative and Predictive Medicine: An ACP Approach", Acm Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, 4, (2)
  • Michael Junkin, Yi Lu, Juexuan Long, Pierre A. Deymier, James B. Hoying and Pak Kin Wong, 2013, "Mechanically induced intercellular calcium communication in confined endothelial structures", Biomaterials, 34, (8), pp. 2049-2056
  • Yong Lu, J Gao, DD Zhang, V Gau, JC Liao and PK Wong, 2013, "Single Cell Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing by Confined Microchannels and Electrokinetic Loading", Analytical Chemistry, 85, (8), pp. 3971-3976
  • Shasha Tao, Yi Zheng, Alexandria Lau, Melba C. Jaramillo, Binh T. Chau, R. Clark Lantz, Pak Kin Wong, Georg T. Wondrak and Donna D. Zhang, 2013, "Tanshinone I Activates the Nrf2-Dependent Antioxidant Response and Protects Against As(III)-Induced Lung Inflammation In Vitro and In Vivo", Antioxidants & Redox Signaling, 19, (14), pp. 1647-1661
  • M.L.Y. Sin, V. Gau, J.C. Liao and P.K. Wong, 2012, "A universal electrode approach for automated electrochemical detection of bacterial 16S rRNA", 2012 IEEE 6th International Conference on Nano/Molecular Medicine and Engineering (NANOMED 2012). Proceedings, pp. 96-100
  • Reza Riahi, Yongliang Yang, Donna D. Zhang and Pak Kin Wong, 2012, "Advances in Wound-Healing Assays for Probing Collective Cell Migration", Jala, 17, (1), pp. 59-65
  • Juexuan Long, Michael Junkin, Pak Kin Wong, James Hoying and Pierre Deymier, 2012, "Calcium Wave Propagation in Networks of Endothelial Cells: Model-based Theoretical and Experimental Study", Plos Computational Biology, 8, (12)
  • Jian Gao, Reza Riahi, Mandy L. Y. Sin, Shufeng Zhang and Pak Kin Wong, 2012, "Electrokinetic focusing and separation of mammalian cells in conductive biological fluids", Analyst, 137, (22), pp. 5215-5221
  • Mandy L. Y. Sin, Tingting Liu, Jeffrey D. Pyne, Vincent Gau, Joseph C. Liao and Pak Kin Wong, 2012, "In Situ Electrokinetic Enhancement for Self-Assembled-Monolayer-Based Electrochemical Biosensing", Analytical Chemistry, 84, (6), pp. 2702-2707
  • Kathleen E. Mach, Ruchika Mohan, Ellen Jo Baron, Mei-Chiung Shih, Vincent Gau, Pak Kin Wong and Joseph C. Liao, 2011, "A Biosensor Platform for Rapid Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Directly From Clinical Samples", Journal of Urology, 185, (1), pp. 148-153
  • Kathleen E. Mach, Pak Kin Wong and Joseph C. Liao, 2011, "Biosensor diagnosis of urinary tract infections: a path to better treatment?", Trends in Pharmacological Sciences, 32, (6), pp. 330-336
  • Michael Junkin, Siu Ling Leung, Samantha Whitman, Carol C. Gregorio and Pak Kin Wong, 2011, "Cellular self-organization by autocatalytic alignment feedback", Journal of Cell Science, 124, (24), pp. 4213-4220
  • Ruchika Mohan, Kathleen E. Mach, Moran Bercovici, Ying Pan, Lakshmi Dhulipala, Pak Kin Wong and Joseph C. Liao, 2011, "Clinical Validation of Integrated Nucleic Acid and Protein Detection on an Electrochemical Biosensor Array for Urinary Tract Infection Diagnosis", Plos One, 6, (10)
  • Yongliang Yang, Justin Volmering, Michael Junkin and Pak Kin Wong, 2011, "Comparative assembly of colloidal quantum dots on surface templates patterned by plasma lithography", Soft Matter, 7, (21), pp. 10085-10090
  • Jian Gao, Mandy L. Y. Sin, Tingting Liu, Vincent Gau, Joseph C. Liao and Pak Kin Wong, 2011, "Hybrid electrokinetic manipulation in high-conductivity media", Lab on a Chip, 11, (10), pp. 1770-1775
  • Seokheun Choi, Michael Goryll, Lai Yi Mandy Sin, Pak Kin Wong and Junseok Chae, 2011, "Microfluidic-based biosensors toward point-of-care detection of nucleic acids and proteins", Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 10, (2), pp. 231-247
  • Reza Riahi, Kathleen E. Mach, Ruchika Mohan, Joseph C. Liao and Pak Kin Wong, 2011, "Molecular Detection of Bacterial Pathogens Using Microparticle Enhanced Double-Stranded DNA Probes", Analytical Chemistry, 83, (16), pp. 6349-6354
  • Michael Junkin and Pak Kin Wong, 2011, "Probing cell migration in confined environments by plasma lithography", Biomaterials, 32, (7), pp. 1848-1855
  • Hongting Zheng, Samantha A. Whitman, Wei Wu, Georg T. Wondrak, Pak Kin Wong, Deyu Fang and Donna D. Zhang, 2011, "Therapeutic Potential of Nrf2 Activators in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Nephropathy", Diabetes, 60, (11), pp. 3055-3066
  • Chia Hsiang Chen, Yi Lu, Mandy L. Y. Sin, Kathleen E. Mach, Donna D. Zhang, Vincent Gau, Joseph C. Liao and Pak Kin Wong, 2010, "Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Using High Surface-to-Volume Ratio Microchannels", Analytical Chemistry, 82, (3), pp. 1012-1019
  • Ying Pan, Geoffrey A. Sonn, Mandy L. Y. Sin, Kathleen E. Mach, Mei-Chiung Shih, Vincent Gau, Pak Kin Wong and Joseph C. Liao, 2010, "Electrochemical immunosensor detection of urinary lactoferrin in clinical samples for urinary tract infection diagnosis", Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 26, (2), pp. 649-654
  • Mandy L. Y. Sin, Vincent Gau, Joseph C. Liao and Pak Kin Wong, 2010, "Electrothermal Fluid Manipulation of High-Conductivity Samples for Laboratory Automation Applications", Jala, 15, (6), pp. 426-432
  • May L. Chiu, Walson Lawi, Steven T. Snyder, Pak Kin Wong, Joseph C. Liao and Vincent Gau, 2010, "Matrix Effects-A Challenge Toward Automation of Molecular Analysis", Jala, 15, (3), pp. 233-242
  • Chia Hsiang Chen, Vincent Gau, Donna D. Zhang, Joseph C. Liao, Fei-Yue Wang and Pak Kin Wong, 2010, "Statistical Metamodeling for Revealing Synergistic Antimicrobial Interactions", Plos One, 5, (11)
  • Na Li and Pak Kin Wong, 2010, "Transfection of molecular beacons in microchannels for single-cell gene-expression analysis", Bioanalysis, 2, (10), pp. 1689-1699
  • Tza-Huei Wang and Pak Kin Wong, 2010, "Transforming Microfluidics into Laboratory Automation", Jala, 15, (3), pp. A15-A16
  • Walson Lawi, Chris Wiita, Steven T. Snyder, Fang Wei, David Wong, Pak Kin Wong, Joseph C. Liao, David Haake and Vincent Gau, 2009, "A Microfluidic Cartridge System for Multiplexed Clinical Analysis", Jala, 14, (6), pp. 407-412
  • Mandy L. Y. Sin, Vincent Gau, Joseph C. Liao, David A. Haake and Pak Kin Wong, 2009, "Active Manipulation of Quantum Dots using AC Electrokinetics", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 113, (16), pp. 6561-6565
  • Jungkyu Kim, Michael Junkin, Deok-Ho Kim, Seunglee Kwon, Young Shik Shin, Pak Kin Wong and Bruce K. Gale, 2009, "Applications, techniques, and microfluidic interfacing for nanoscale biosensing", Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 7, (2), pp. 149-167
  • Joseph Keyes, Michael Junkin, Pak Kin Wong and Jonathan P. Vande Geest, 2009, "Computational simulation of a magnetic microactuator for tissue engineering applications", Biomedical Microdevices, 11, (6), pp. 1259-1267
  • Mandy L. Y. Sin, Yusuke Shimabukuro and Pak Kin Wong, 2009, "Hybrid electrokinetics for separation, mixing, and concentration of colloidal particles", Nanotechnology, 20, (16)
  • Vinay Gidwani, Reza Riahi, Donna D. Zhang and Pak Kin Wong, 2009, "Hybridization kinetics of double-stranded DNA probes for rapid molecular analysis", Analyst, 134, (8), pp. 1675-1681
  • Deok-Ho Kim, Pak Kin Wong, Jungyul Park, Andre Levchenko and Yu Sun, 2009, "Microengineered Platforms for Cell Mechanobiology", Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering, 11, pp. 203-233
  • Fei Zhao, Tongde Wu, Alexandria Lau, Tao Jiang, Zheping Huang, Xiao-Jun Wang, Weimin Chen, Pak Kin Wong and Donna D. Zhang, 2009, "Nrf2 promotes neuronal cell differentiation", Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 47, (6), pp. 867-879
  • Michael Junkin, Jennifer Watson, Jonathan P. Vande Geest and Pak Kin Wong, 2009, "Template-Guided Self-Assembly of Colloidal Quantum Dots Using Plasma Lithography", Advanced Materials, 21, (12), pp. 1247-+
  • Daniel Meserve, Zhaohui Wang, Donna D. Zhang and Pak Kin Wong, 2008, "A double-stranded molecular probe for homogeneous nucleic acid analysis", Analyst, 133, (8), pp. 1013-1019
  • Pak Kin Wong, Fuqu Yu, Arash Shahangian, Genhong Cheng, Ren Sun and Chih-Ming Ho, 2008, "Closed-loop control of cellular functions using combinatory drugs guided by a stochastic search algorithm", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105, (13), pp. 5105-5110
  • Alexandria Lau, Nicole F. Villeneuve, Zheng Sun, Pak Kin Wong and Donna D. Zhang, 2008, "Dual roles of Nrf2 in cancer", Pharmacological Research, 58, (5-6), pp. 262-270
  • Joseph Keyes, Michael Junkin, Joseph Cappello, Xiaoyi Wu and Pak Kin Wong, 2008, "Evaporation-induced assembly of biomimetic polypeptides", Applied Physics Letters, 93, (2)
  • Xiao-Jun Wang, Zheng Sun, Nicole F. Villeneuve, Shirley Zhang, Fei Zhao, Yanjie Li, Weimin Chen, Xiaofang Yi, Wenxin Zheng, Georg T. Wondrak, Pak Kin Wong and Donna D. Zhang, 2008, "Nrf2 enhances resistance of cancer cells to chemotherapeutic drugs, the dark side of Nrf2", Carcinogenesis, 29, (6), pp. 1235-1243
  • Yu Du, Nicole F. Villeneuve, Xiao-Jun Wang, Zheng Sun, Weimin Chen, Jixue Li, Hongxiang Lou, Pak Kin Wong and Donna D. Zhang, 2008, "Oridonin confers protection against arsenic-induced toxicity through activation of the Nrf2-mediated defensive response", Environmental Health Perspectives, 116, (9), pp. 1154-1161
  • Zhaohui Wang, Vinay Gidwani, Donna D. Zhang and Pak Kin Wong, 2008, "Separation-free detection of nuclear factor kappa B with double-stranded molecular probes", Analyst, 133, (8), pp. 998-1000
  • PK Wong, W Tan and CM Ho, 2005, "Cell relaxation after electrodeformation: effect of latrunculin A on cytoskeletal actin", Journal of Biomechanics, 38, (3), pp. 529-535
  • TH Wang, YH Peng, CY Zhang, PK Wong and CM Ho, 2005, "Single-molecule tracing on a fluidic microchip for quantitative detection of low-abundance nucleic acids", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127, (15), pp. 5354-5359
  • PK Wong, CY Chen, TH Wang and CM Ho, 2004, "Electrokinetic bioprocessor for concentrating cells and molecules", Analytical Chemistry, 76, (23), pp. 6908-6914
  • PK Wong, TH Wang, JH Deval and CM Ho, 2004, "Electrokinetics in micro devices for biotechnology applications", Ieee-Asme Transactions on Mechatronics, 9, (2), pp. 366-376
  • PK Wong, U Ulmanella and CM Ho, 2004, "Fabrication process of microsurgical tools for single-cell trapping and intracytoplasmic injection", Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 13, (6), pp. 940-946
  • TK Hsiai, SK Cho, PK Wong, MH Ing, A Salazar, S Hama, M Navab, LL Demer and H Chih-Ming, 2004, "Micro sensors: Linking real-time oscillatory shear stress with vascular inflammatory responses", Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 32, (2), pp. 189-201
  • PK Wong, YK Lee and CM Ho, 2003, "Deformation of DNA molecules by hydrodynamic focusing", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 497, pp. 55-65
  • TK Hsiai, SK Cho, PK Wong, M Ing, A Salazar, A Sevanian, M Navab, LL Demer and CM Ho, 2003, "Monocyte recruitment to endothelial cells in response to oscillatory shear stress", Faseb Journal, 17, (12), pp. 1648-1657

Other

  • Pak Kin Wong, Ren Sun, Fuqu Yu and Chih-Ming Ho, 2014, "Apparatus and methods for manipulation and optimization of biological systems"

Research Projects

  • September 2015 - August 2020, "A droplet-based single cell platform for pathogen identification and AST," (Sponsor: NIH).
  • December 2015 - November 2018, "Portable, Rapid, and Single Cell Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing," (Sponsor: Defense Threat Reduction Agency).
  • August 2015 - April 2016, "SBIR Phase I: An Antibiogram-Based Centricapillary System for Neonatal," (Sponsor: NIH).
  • September 2015 - February 2016, "A Fully Integrated Centrifluidic System for Direct Bloodstream Infection PID/AST," (Sponsor: NIH).

Honors and Awards

  • 2015 JALA 10, Journal of Laboraotry Automation, January 2015
  • Finalist, NIH Single Cell Analysis Program, "Follow that Cell" Challenge, Finalist, NIH Single Cell Analysis Program, March 2015
  • IEEE Senior Member, IEEE, February 2016
  • 2016 JALA Reviewer Excellence Award, Journal of Laboraotry Automation, January 2016
  • Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry, Royal Society of Chemistry, January 2017
  • Fellow of Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening, Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening, 2017
  • NASA iTECH Top 10 Innovations, The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, December 2016
  • "Best of Session Poster" award at the 2016 American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Convention in San Diego, CA, American Urological Association (AUA), May 2016
  • CM HO Best Paper Award in Micro/Nano Fluidics, IEEE NEMS 2016 conference, April 2016
  • Fellow of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, April 2017
  • Distinghished Alumni Award, Faculty of Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2016

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Member, Faculty Search Committee, 2016 - 2017
  • Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee, BME, Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2016
  • , CoE Faculty Workload committee, 2016
  • Member, COE Dean Search Committee, January 2017
  • Committee Member, College of Engineering, CoE Resesarch Computing Committee, 2015
  • Committee Member, COE Assoicate Dean for Research and Innovation Search, January 2016

Service to External Organizations:

  • Co-Organizer, General Co-Chair, IEEE NEMS 2017, 2016 - 2017
  • Chairperson, Award Committee, IEEE NANOMED 2016, 2016
  • Committee Member, IEEE NANOMED Technical Program Committee, 2016
  • Evaluator, Evaluation for Promotion to Full Professor, University of Hawaii, 2016
  • Evaluator, Evaluation for Promotion to Full Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2016
  • Evaluator, Evaluation for Promotion to Tenured Associate Professor, Tsinghua University, 2016
  • Evaluator, Evaluation for Promotion to Tenured Associate Professor, City University of Hong Kong, 2016
  • , Evaluation for New Faculty Hiring, Shanghai Jiaotong University, 2016
 


 

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The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Penn State is one of the nation’s largest and most successful engineering departments. We serve more than 1,000 undergraduate students and more than 330 graduate students

We offer B.S. degrees in mechanical engineering and nuclear engineering as well as resident (M.S., Ph.D.) and online (M.S., M.Eng.) graduate degrees in nuclear engineering and mechanical engineering. MNE's strength is in offering hands-on experience in highly relevant research areas, such as energy, homeland security, biomedical devices, and transportation systems.

Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

137 Reber Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2519