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Biomedical Engineering Faculty Candidate Seminar

Monday, April 23, 2018
12:00pm – 1:00pm

UConn Health
Friends of the School of Dental Medicine Hall (AG042B)

Presented by: Changchun Liu, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennslyvania.

Title: "Towards Mobile Point of Care Molecular Diagnostics"

Biography: Changchun Liu is a research associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his B.S. and M.S. in Chemistry at the Yunnan University, China in 1999 and 2002, respectively, and Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering at the Institute of Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IECAS), China in 2005. He has a highly interdisciplinary background and training spanning Engineering (i.e., electronic, mechanical), Chemistry and Biomedicine. Dr. Liu's research interests include the development of microfluidic chips, BioMEMS (Biomedical MicroElectroMechanical Systems) devices, biosensors, wearable devices and their biomedical applications with a focus on point-of-care (POC) diagnostics. He is a recipient of the NIH Career Development Award (K25) in 2012-2017, the Penn One Health Award in 2015, and the W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Research Award in 2016.


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