Mu Chiao

Mu Chiao

Mu Chiao

Professor and Graduate Advisor

B.S. (National Taiwan University, Taiwan); Ph.D. (UC-Berkeley, USA)

phone: (604) 822-4902
fax: (604) 822-2403
email: muchiao@mech.ubc.ca
website: http://www.mina.ubc.ca/muchiao
MEMS lab:  http://www.mina.ubc.ca/MEMSlab
office: CEME 2052C

Research Interests

Micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS)

Current Research Work

Fabrication and packaging of micro-electro-mechanical systems for biological applications.

Selected Publications

  • Hongbin Zhang, Chao Bian, John K. Jackson, Helen M. Burt and Mu Chiao,”Enzyme-Modified Hydrogel Coatings with Self-Cleaning Abilities for Low Fouling PDMS Devices”, Advanced Materials Interfaces, Volume2, doi: 10.1002/admi.201500154
  • Hongbin Zhang and Mu Chiao, “Antifouling Coatings of PDMS Devices for Biological/Biomedical Applications”, Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering, Volume 35, Issue 2, Page 143-155, 2015
  • Hongbin Zhang, Chao Bian, John K. Jackson, Farzad Khademolhosseini, Helen M. Burt and Mu Chiao, “The Fabrication of Robust Hydrogel Coatings on Polydimethylsiloxane Substrates Using Micropillar Anchor Structures with Chemical Surface Modification”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces Vol. 6(12), pp. 9126–9133, 2014
  • Parham Pournazari, R. Nagamune, and M. Chiao, “A Concept of a Magnetically-Actuated Optical Image Stabilizer for Mobile Applications”, IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, Vol. 60(1), pp. 10-17, 2014
  • Hadi Mansoor, Haishan Zeng, Jianhua Zhao, and Mu Chiao, “A handheld electromagnetically actuated fiber optic raster scanner for in vivo confocal imaging of biological samples”, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 60(5), pp. 1431-1438, 2013
  • F. Khademolhosseini and M. Chiao, “Fabrication and patterning of magnetic polymer micropillar structures using a dry nanoparticle embedding technique”, IEEE/ASME joint Journal of Microelectromechanical systems, Vol. 22(1), pp. 131-139, 2013
  • K. Ou, J. Jackson, H. Burt and M. Chiao, “Microspheres as resistive elements in a check valve for low pressure and low flow rate conditions”, Lab on a Chip, Vol. 12(21), pp. 4372 – 4380, 2012
  • H. Mansoor, H. Zeng, K. Chen, Y. Yu, J. Zhao, and Mu Chiao, “Vertical optical sectioning using a magnetically driven confocal microscanner aimed for in vivo clinical imaging,” Optics Express, Vol. 19, pp. 25161-25172, 2011
  • F. N. Pirmoradi, J. Jackson, H. Burt and M. Chiao, “On-demand controlled release of docetaxel from a battery-less MEMS drug delivery device”, Lab on a Chip, Vol. 11(16), pp. 2744 – 2752, 2011 (highlighted article)

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