Prof. Peilin Chen
Prof. Peilin Chen received his Bachelor degree in Chemistry from National Taiwan University in 1990 and obtained his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from University of California, Irvine in 1998 under the supervision of Prof. Peter Rentzepis. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow in Prof. Somorjai’s group in the Chemistry department of University of California, Berkeley between 1999 and 2001. Prof. Chen joined Research Center for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan as an Assistant Research Fellow in 2001. He was promoted to Associate Research Fellow and Research Fellow in 2005 and 2010, respectively. He served as the deputy director of the Research Center for Applied Sciences between 2010 and 2012 and the Chief Executive Officer of the thematic center of Optoelectronic in 2012. Prof. Chen was an adjunct Professor in the Chemistry Department of the National Taiwan University between 2007 and 2011, and visiting Professor in RIKEN and Kyoto University. Prof. Chen received several prestigious awards in Taiwan including Research Award for Junior Research Investigators in Academia Sinica, Ta-You Wu Memorial Award of National Research Council and Career Development Award in Academia Sinica. Prof. Chen has authored or co-authored more than 120 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings, he has delivered more than 50 invited talks in international meetings and conferences. He organized more than 10 international symposia.Prof. Chen has initiated many national and international collaborative researcheson development and applications of nanomedicine. Prof. Chen has been awarded several major funding for both domestic and international projects. He was sitting on several domestic review panels and served as an advisor for several international programs. Prof. Chen’s research topics cover a broad spectrum of nanotechnology with a focus on the application in nanomedicine. Currently, he is working on the synthesis of nanoparticles for drug delivery and bio-imaging, the development of novel imaging tools including intravital and super-resolution imaging, the fabrication of bioelectronics device for cell sensing and isolation.