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[37] Heterogeneous multi-compartmental hydrogel particles as synthetic cells for incompatible tandem reactions, Hongliang Tan, Song Guo, Ngoc-Duy Dinh,  Rongcong Luo, Jin Lin and Chia-Hung Chen*,  Nature Communications, 2017, accepted. Abstract.

[36] Fast-Responsive Hydrogel as an Injectable Pump for Rapid On-demand Fluidic Flow Control,  Rongcong Luo, Ngoc-Duy Dinh and Chia-Hung Chen, Biomicrofluidics, 2017, Abstract.

[35] Effective Light Directed Assembly of Building Blocks with Microscale Control, Ngoc-Duy Dinh, Rongcong Luo, Maria Tankeh Asuncion Christine, Weikang Nicholas Lin, Wei-Chuan Shih, James Cho-Hong Goh and Chia-Hung Chen, Small, 2017, Abstract.                                                                                                                                                                      Featured in  3D printer and 3D printing news (;; and NanoHybrid.

[34] Single Upconversion Nanoparticle-Bacterium Co-Trapping for Single-Bacterium Labeling and Analysis, Hongbao Xin, Yuchao Li, Dekang Xu, Yueli Zhang, Chia-Hung Chen, Baojun Li, Small, 2017, Abstract.

[33] Single Cell Analysis of Leukocyte Protease Activity using Integrated Continuous-Flow Microfluidics, Tengyang Jing, Zhangxing Lai, Lidan Wu, Jongyoon Han, Chwee Teck Lim, and Chia-Hung Chen, Analytical Chemistry, 2016, Abstract.

[32] Production of Hollow Bacterial Cellulose Microspheres Using Microfluidics to Form an Injectable Porous Scaffold for Wound Healing, Jiaqing Yu, Tzu-Rung Huang, Zhen Han Lim, Rongcong Luo, Rupali Reddy Pasula, Lun-De Liao, Sierin Lim and Chia-Hung Chen, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2016. Abstract

[31] Asymmetrical deterministic lateral displacement gaps for dual functions of enhanced separation and throughput of red blood cells, Kerwin Kwek Zeming, Thoriq Salafi, Chia-Hung Chen, Yong Zhang, Scientific Reports, 2016, 6, 22934, Abstract.
[30] Single Cell Multiplexed Assay for Proteolytic Activity Using Droplet Microfluidics, Ee Xien Ng, Miles A. Miller, Tengyang Jing, and Chia-Hung Chen, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2016; 81: 408-14. Abstract.
[29] A turn on fluorescent sensor based on lanthanide coordination polymer nanoparticles for the detection of mercury(II) in biological fluids. Li Q, Wang C, Tan H, Tang G, Gao J, Chen CH. RSC Advances.,2016;6(22):17811-7. Abstract
[28] Real-Time Separation of Nanoparticles in Micro-Pore Fluidic Device. K. K. Zeming, M. Wang, N. V. Thakor, Y. Zhang and C. H. Chen, Lab on a Chip, 2016, 16, 75-85.(Selected as cover story) Abstract
[27] Continuous-flow C. elegans fluorescence expression analysis with real-time image processing through microfluidics. Y. Yan, D. Boey, L. T. Ng, J. Gruber, A. Bettiol, N. Thakor, and C. H. Chen, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2016, 77, 428-434. Abstract

[26] Gradient Porous Elastic Hydrogels with Shape-memory Property and Anisotropic Responses for Programmable Locomotion. R. Luo, J. Wu, N. Dinh, and C. H. Chen, Advanced Functional Materials, 2015, 25(47), 7272-7279. Abstract

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[25] Photoresponsive Microvalve for Remote Actuation and Flow Control in Microfluidic Devices. A. Jadhav, Y. Bao, R. Luo, W. Li, Z. Xu, C. H. Chen, and P. Shi, Biomicrofluidics, 2015, 9, 034114. Abstract


[24] Remote Modulation of Neural Activities via Near-infrared Triggered Release of Biomolecules. W. Li, R. Luo, A. D Jadhav, Z. Zhang, X. Lin, L. Yan, X. Chen, J. He, C. H. Chen* and P. Shi*, Biomaterials, 2015, 65, 76-85. [*co-corresponding author] Abstract

[23] Sustained release of hydrophobic drugs by the microfluidic assembly of multistage microgel/PLGA nanoparticle composites. M. N. Hsu, R. Luo, K. Z. Kwek, Y. C. Por, Y. Zhang and C. H. Chen, Biomicrofluidics, 2015, 9(5), 052601. Abstract :: PDF

[22] A one-step hydrothermal route to programmable stimuli-responsive hydrogels. R. Luo and C. H. Chen, Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 6617-6620. Abstract

[21] Convection-driven long-range linear gradient generator with dynamic controls. H. Wang, C. H. Chen, Z. Xiang, M. Wang and C. Lee, Lab on a Chip, 2015, 15, 1445-1450. Abstract

[20] Low-volume multiplexed proteolytic activity assay and inhibitor analysis through a pico-injector array. E. X. Ng, M. A. Miller, T. Jing, D. A. Lauffenburger and C. H. Chen, Lab on a Chip, 2015, 15, 1153-1159. Abstract

[19] Jetting Microfluidics with Size-Sorting Capability for Single-Cell Protease Detection. T. Jing; R. Ramji, M. E. Warkiani, J. Han, C. T. Lim, C. H. Chen, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2015, 66, 19-23. Abstract


[18] Real-time measurement of thrombin generation using continuous droplet microfluidics. J. Yu, D. Tao, E. X. Ng, C. L. Drum, A. Q. Liu, and C. H. Chen, Biomicrofluidics 2014, 8, 052108. Abstract

[17] Near-infrared Light Responsive Multi-compartmental Hydrogel Particles Synthesized through Droplets Assembly Induced by Superhydrophobic Surface. R. Luo, Y. Cao, P. Shi and C. H. Chen, Small, 2014, 10(23), 4886-4894. (Selected as cover story) Abstract

[16] Droplet Optofluidic Imaging for λ-Bacteriophage Detection via Co-culture of Host Cell Escherichia coli. J. Yu, W. Huang, L. K. Chin, L. Lei, Z. Lin, W. Ser, H. Chen, T. C. Ayi, P. H. Yap, C. H. Chen and A. Q. Liu, Lab on a Chip, 2014, 14, 3519-3524. Abstract

[15] Near-infrared light triggerable deformation-free polysaccharide double network hydrogels. R. Luo, Z. H. Lim, W. Li, P. Shi and C. H. Chen, Chemical Communications, 2014, 50, 7052-7055. Abstract

[14] Single cell kinase signaling asay using pinched flow coupled droplet microfluidics. R. Ramji, M. Wang, A. A. S. Bhagat, D. S. W. Tan , N. V. Thakor, C. T. Lim and C. H. Chen, Biomicrofluidics 8, 034104, 2014. Abstract

[13] NeuroArray: A Universal Interface for Patterning and Interrogating Neural Circuitry with Single Cell Resolution. W. Li, Z. Xu, X. Lin, R. Luo, C. H. Chen, and P. Shi, Scientific Reports, 2014. Abstract

[12] ADAM-10 regulates cell migration via Jnk/p38 and opposing feedback through dual ligand and receptor shedding in invasive disease. M. A. Miller, A. S. Meyer, M. T. Beste, Z. Lasisi, S. Reddy, K. W. Jeng, C. H. Chen, J. Han, K. Isaacson, L. G. Griffith, and D. A. Lauffenburger, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2013, 110(22), E2074–E2083 Abstract

[11] Near-infrared photothermal activation of microgels incorporating polypyrrole nanotransducers through droplet microfluidics. R. C. Luo, S. Ranjan, Y. Zhang and C. H. Chen. Chemical Communications, 2013, 49, 7887-7889.(Selected as cover story) Abstract

[10] Multiplexed Protease Activity Assay for Low-Volume Clinical Samples Using Droplet-Based Microfluidics and Its Application to Endometriosis. C. H. Chen, M. A. Miller, A. Sarkar, M. T. Beste, K. B. Isaacson, D. A. Lauffenburger, L. G. Griffith, and J. Han. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2013, 135(5), pp1645-1648 Abstract

[9] Enhancing protease activity assay in droplet-based microfluidics Using a Biomolecule Concentrator. C. H. Chen, A. Sarkar, Y. Song, M. A. Miller, S. J. Kim, L. G. Griffith, D. A. Lauffenburer and J. Han, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2011, 133, 10368-10371 Abstract

[8] Colloid-monoglyceride composites in hydrophobic solutions. C. H. Chen and E. M. Terentjev, Colloids and Surfaces A, 2011, 384, 536-54 Abstract

[7] Droplet microfluidics for fabrication of non-spherical particles. H. C. Shum, A. R. Abate, D. Lee, A. Studart, B. Wang, C. H. Chen, J. Thiele, A. Krummel and D. A. Weitz, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2010, 31, 108-11 Abstract

[6] Effects of water on aggregation and stability of monoglycerides in hydrophobic solutions. C. H. Chen and E. M. Terentjev Langmuir, 2010, 26, 309 Abstract

[5] Microfluidic assembly of magnetic hydrogel particles with uniformly anisotropic structure. C. H. Chen, A. R. Abate, D. Lee, E. M. Terentjev and D. A. Weitz, Advanced Materials, 2009, 21, 3201-3204 (Selected as cover story) Abstract

[4] Phase behaviors of monoglyceride C18 in hydrophobic solutions. C. H. Chen, I. van Damme and E. M. Terentjev, Soft Matter, 2009, 5, 432-439 Abstract

[3] Aging and metastability and aging of monoglycerides in hydrophobic solutions. C. H. Chen and E. M. Terentjev, Langmuir, 2009, 25, 6717-6724 Abstract

[2] Janus Particles Templated from Double Emulsion Droplets Generated Using Microfluidics. C. H. Chen, R. K. Shah, A. R. Abate, and D. A. Weitz, Langmuir, 2009, 25 (8), 4320-4323 Abstract

[1] Beating Poisson encapsulation statistics using close-packed ordering. A. R. Abate, C. H. Chen, J. Agresti and D. A. Weitz, Lab on a Chip, 2009, 9, 2628-2631 Abstract

Invited Papers

[2] Microfluidic Single Mammalian Cell Lysis in Pico-Litre Droplets. R. Ramesh, C. X. Ang, J. Y. Ng, C. T. Lim and C. H. Chen, Journal of Biosensor and Bioelectronics, 2013, S12: 001. doi:10.4172/2155-6210.S12-001. Abstract

[1] Structured Microgels through Microfluidics Assembly and Their Biomedical Applications. R. C. Luo and C. H. Chen, SciRes Soft, 2012, 1, 1-23 Abstract

Book Chapters

[2] C. H. Chen and E. M. Terentjev, a chapter on “Edible Oleogels: Structure and Health Implications” in Hebrew University of Jerusalem press, 2011
[1] A. R. Abate, C. H. Chen and D. A. Weitz, T. K. Thanh edit,“Magnetic Nanoparticles: from fabrication to clinical applications”, Taylor and Francis, 2011