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  • Ph. D. (Materials Science and Engineering), National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan (2015)


  • Assistant professor, Graduate Institute of Biomedical Materials and Tissue Engineering (2017/02 ~)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, USA (2015-2017)


  • 2018 Young Investigator Award - Second Prize

                 The 3rd Global Conference on Biomedical Engineering (2018GCBME)

  • 2017 Young Investigator Award

The 4th International Symposium of Materials on Regenerative Medicine. (4th ISOMRM)

  • 2015 Oral Presentation Award

The 5th Asian Biomaterials Congress (ABMC5), Taiwan

  • 2014 11th National Innovation Award 國家新創獎

Institute for Biotechnology and Medicine Industry, Taiwan

  • 2014 7th World Congress on Preventive and Regenerative Medicine Poster Award
  • 2014 Postdoctoral Research Abroad Program - Postdoctoral Scholarship Ministry of Science and Technology, R.O.C, Taiwan
  • 2014 5th LCY Education Foundation Scholarship LCY Chemical Corp., Taiwan
  • 2014 Graduate Student Research Paper Competition – Gold Award Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, R.O.C, Taiwan
  • 2014 China/Taiwan Cross-Strait Biomaterials and Drug Delivery Symposium-Oral Award
  • 2013 Taiwan Materials Research Society- Poster Award Taiwan Materials Research Society
  • 2009 Biotechnology Research and Application Innovation Competition – Silver Award Ministry of Economic Affairs, R.O.C, Taiwan
  • 2009 Entrepreneurial Funding Competition - Entrepreneurial Award Polaris Securities Co., Ltd, Taiwan
  • 2009Entrepreneurial Funding Competition - Silver Award Industrial Bank of Taiwan

Research Interests

  • Soft Biomaterials
  • Drug Delivery system
  • Neural engineering
  • Ultra-compliant bioelectronics


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Projects 2017 2019


Huang, W.


Project: g - Research Grants for Newly Hired Faculty

Research Output 2008 2018

  • 255 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 21 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Review article

Fabrication of co-electrodeposition of plasma proteins/iridium oxide hybrid films

Huang, C. N., Tang, Z. T., Chan, F. E., Burnouf, T., Huang, W. C. & Chen, P. C., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Ceramics International.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood Proteins
1 Citations

Ultracompliant Hydrogel‐Based Neural Interfaces Fabricated by Aqueous‐Phase Microtransfer Printing

Wei‐Chen, H., Ong, X-C., Soo, K. I., Chaitanya, G., Fisher, L. E., Haosheng, W., K., F. G., A., G. R. & J., B. C., May 24 2018, In : Advanced Functional Materials. 0, 0

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ultra-compliant peripheral nerve cuff electrode with hydrogel adhesion

Ong, X. C., Huang, W. C., Kwon, I. S., Gopinath, C., Wu, H., Fisher, L. E., Gaunt, R. A., Bettinger, C. J. & Fedder, G. K., Apr 24 2018, 2018 IEEE Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, MEMS 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2018-January. p. 376-379 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citations

A proof-of-principle simulation for closed-loop control based on preexisting experimental thalamic DBS-enhanced instrumental learning

Wang, C. F., Yang, S-H., Lin, S. H., Chen, P. C., Lo, Y. C., Pan, H. C., Lai, H. Y., Liao, L. D., Lin, C. H., Chen, H. Y., Huang, W. C., Huang, W. J. & Chen, Y. Y., May 1 2017, In : Brain Stimulation. 10, 3, p. 672-683 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Operant Conditioning
Deep Brain Stimulation
Intralaminar Thalamic Nuclei
Essential Tremor
5 Citations
Deep Brain Stimulation
Magnetic resonance

Press / Media

Gooey Electronic Devices as Neural Probes

Wei-Chen Huang


1 media contribution

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Interfacing with the brain

Wei-Chen Huang


1 item of media coverage

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U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Pennsylvania (March 31)

Wei-Chen Huang


1 item of media coverage

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