Shih-Chi Chen

Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong,
Shatin, Hong Kong SAR

ChenDr. Shih-Chi Chen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, in 1999, and received his S.M. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, in 2003 and 2007, respectively. Following his graduate work, he entered a post-doctoral fellowship in the Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School, where his research was focused on biomedical optics and endomicroscopy. From 2009-2011, he was a Senior Scientist at Nano Terra, Inc., a start-up company founded by Prof. George Whitesides at Harvard University, to develop novel methods and precision instruments for the control of various interface functionalities and soft lithography. His current research interests include precision engineering, biomedical optics, MEMS, and nanomanufacturing. Dr. Chen is a Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the American Society for Precision Engineering (ASPE). He is the recipient of a 2003 R&D 100 Award for the design of a microscale six-axis nanopositioner.