Group Member

Principle Investigator

Chen Chia Hung

Dr. CHEN Chia-Hung Assist/Prof
– Biomedical Engineering, National University of Singapore
– Insitute for Health Innovation & Technology (iHealthtech)

– PosDoc. Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
– Ph.D. 2010,  Physics (Biological and Soft Systems), University of Cambridge, UK
– M.S. 2006,   Applied Physics, Harvard University, USA
– B.S. 2004,  Physics, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

E-mail:; Tel: +(65) 6516-1624; Office: NUS E1-05-27


Dr. Guo Song Research Fellow

Guo Song received his B.S degree in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering and PhD degree in Material-Oriented Chemical Engineering in Nanjing Tech University China in 2009 and 2014, respectively.

His research interest includes production of inorganic particles with microstructure via polymerization induced phase separation and assembling compartmentalized microgels in microchannel.

Dr. Wei Shi-Chung Research Fellow

Shih-Chung Wei received his PhD degree from Graduated Institute of Biomedical Electronics and Bioinformatics in National Taiwan University in 2015, and M.S degree from Institute of Biophotonics in National Yang-Ming University in 2009.

His research interest includes localized surface plasmon resonance, metal enhanced fluorescence, and nanobiosensors. His research now focus on integrating nanobiosensor and single cell microfluidic.

Dr. Zheng Dan Research Fellow

Zheng Dan received her Ph.D degree in Chemistry from the National University of Singapore in 2014, and M.Eng degree in Applied Chemistry from the South China University of Technology in 2009.

Her current research interest focuses on the development of nanomaterial biosensor for small molecule detection.

Ahmad Ismat Kathrada – Research Engineer

Ahmad received his bachelor of Engineering in biomedical Engineering from the University of Singapore in June 2018. He joined us in Aug 2018 as a research engineer.

His main research interest involves studying cancer cells and its applications in drug delivery, drug resistance and microfluidic technology..



Wang Ming Ph.D Candidate

Wang Ming obtained his Bachelor degree of Engineering in the National University of Singapore (NUS).
He is involved in the project of single cell encapsulation. The objective of his research is single cell culturing and single cell drug testing.

Sun Guoyun  Ph.D Candidate

Sun Guoyun received his B.Eng degree in Bioengineering in Zhejiang University China in 2016.


Lin Weikang Nicholas Ph.D Candidate

Nicholas Lin received his B.Eng degree in Biomedical Engineering from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in June 2016.


Lian Wan Mei Sophie  Ph.D Candidate

Sophie received her B.Sc degree in Developmental Biology from Monash university in Melbourne in December 2015. She joined us in January 2018 as a graduate student.
Her research interest is on the design and development of microdevices for deep tissue theraputics.


Lu Ri  Ph.D Candidate

Lu Ri received his B.Eng degree in Biomedical Engineering from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in June 2018.
His research interest is on developing microfluidic systems for precise high-throughput single cell manipulation.





Dr. Kerwin Kwek Zeming Research Fellow

In collaboration with Prof. Joonyong Han

Kwek Zeming received his B. Eng degree in Bioengineering in National University of Singapore in 2009. His research interest includes medical pre-diagnosis technology in microfluidic systems in particular microfluidic bioparticle sorting and separating systems. The specific particle separation techniques of interest includes Deterministic Lateral Displacement, sheath flow techniques and surface charge-based sorting system. The research aims to develop shape sensitive sorting and enrichment methods for cells, bacteria and synthetic particles.

Dr. Smitha Thamarath Surendran Research Fellow

In collaboration with Prof. Joonyong Han

Smitha did her PhD graduate studies in Leiden University in Netherlands. Her research interests include enhancing the specificity and sensitivity of Magnetic Resonance Relaxometry (MRR).



Alumnus Name Position Year Current Position
Gao Jianfeng email icon Post Doctor 2019 University of Wuhan, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
Dinh Ngoc Duy email icon PhD 2019 University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Liu Jia email icon Post Doctor 2019 Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China
Liu Yi email icon Post Doctor 2019
Phan Dinh-Tuan email icon Post Doctor 2019  Johns Hopkins University , US
Hsu Myat Noe email icon PhD 2019  Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), Singapore
Ren Ke Wei email icon Post Doctor 2018
Qiao Ying Ying email icon Engineer 2018 Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
Jin Lin email icon Engineer 2018 MediaTek Singapore, Singapore
Yu Jiaqing email icon Post Doctor 2018 Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singpore.
Tan Hongliang email icon Post Doctor 2018 College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Jiangxi Normal University, China.
Hu Yuwei email icon Post Doctor 2017  Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singpore.
Ng Ee Xien email icon PhD 2017 Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), Singapore.
Jing Tengyang email icon PhD 2017 Clearstate Management Consulting, Singapore.
Luo Rongcong email icon Post Doctor 2016 Heidelberg University & Max-Planck Institute, Stuttgart, Germany.
Animesh Samanta email icon Post Doctor 2016 National Institute of Interdisciplinary Science & Technology at Tiruvanthapuram, Kerala, India.
Ramesh Ramjiemail icon Post Doctor 2015 Senior Scientist at Illumina, San Diego, California, USA