Chih-Kuang Chen, who studied with CBE Associate Professor Chong Cheng, has been promoted to associate professor at the Fiber and Composite Materials department of Feng Chia University in Taiwan. Dr. Chen established the Polymeric Biomaterials Laboratory at Feng Chia, and has been awarded three research grants from the Taiwan government. He has also published 22 journal papers, and advised one PhD and five master’s students to-date. His research focuses on novel drug delivery carriers, new gene delivery vectors, smart nanofiber systems, and functional nanomaterials/nanocomposites.
“I highly appreciate the fabulous learning experience I had in the Chong Cheng Lab, because it prepared me to independently conduct interesting polymer-related research work and to mentor my students in Taiwan.”
- Chih - Kuang Chen, Associate Professor -