Dr. Yu-Cheng Chen received a PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2017 and became the first student to accomplish PhD degree within two years in the school history. Later he joined Nanyang Technological University, Singapore upon receiving the prestigious Nanyang Assistant Professorship Award. His research mainly focuses in optofluidics, biolasers, biophotonics, biosensors and imaging, nanophotonics, neural-engineering, and novel on-chip laser devices. Since 2012 he has already published more than 60 SCI/EI journals and proceedings, including Nature Biomedical Engineering, Advanced Science, ACS Nano, Lab on Chip, and Optica, which was reported by more than 250 media and news worldwide. Currently, he is a Nanyang Assistant Professor at NTU in Singapore.


The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA                                                                         

Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering (Bioelectronics)


National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan                                                                                   

MS, Photonics and Optoelectronics   


The University of Arizona (UA), AZ, USA                                                                           

Exchange Student, Optical Science Center


National Central University, Taoyuan, Taiwan                                                                                    BS, Optics and Photonics