Hsien-Yeh Chen 


Contact Information

tel: (02)3366-9476
fax: (02)2362-3040
Room 410, North Building, Zhengjiang Building, National Taiwan University


Apr 2008       Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering
                       University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Dec 2004       M.S. in Chemical Engineering
                       University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Jun 1999        B.S. in Chemical Engineering
                       National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Research interest

Biointerface, biomolecular engineering, protein adsorption/desorption, surface modification, surface patterning, photo-/soft- lithography, polymer thin film, chemical vapor deposition (CVD) process.


1. Fellow of International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAA) (2020)
MOST Ta-You Wu Memorial Fellowship Funding Award (2019)
3. International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) Scientist Award (2018)
MOST Ta-You Wu Memorial Award (2017)
5. LYC Group Distinguished Research Professor Award (2017)
6. 13th National Award for the Innovation in Biotechnology of Taiwan (2016)
MOST Fellowship for Outstanding Young Investigator (2015) (Second time)
MOST Fellowship for Outstanding Young Investigator (2012)

Representative works

1. Ya-Ru Chiu, Yao-Tsung Hsu, Chih-Yu Wu1, Tzu-Hung Lin, Yu-Zhen Yang, Hsien-Yeh Chen* “Fabrication of Asymmetrical and Gradient Hierarchy Structures of Poly-p-xylylenes on Multiscale Regimes Based on A Vapor-Phase Sublimation and Deposition Process,” Chemistryof Materials, 32, 3, 1120 (2020).
2. Zhen-Yu Guan, Chih-Yu Wu, Ting-Yo Chen, Sheng-Tung Huang, Yu-Chih Chiang, Hsien-Yeh Chen* “Clickable and Photo-Erasable Surface Functionalities by Using Vapor-Deposited Polymer Coatings,” ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 5, 4, 1753-1761 (2019).
3. Hsing-Ying Tung, Zhen-Yu Guan, Ting-Yu Liu, Hsien-Yeh Chen* “Vapor Sublimation and Deposition to Build Porous Particles and Composites,” Nature Communications, 9, 2564 (2018).
4. Shih-Ting Chen, Chih-Yu Wu, Hsien-Yeh Chen*. "Enhanced Growth Activities of Stem Cell Spheroids Based on a Durable and Chemically Defined Surface Modification Coating." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10: 31882-31891 (2018).
5. Chih-Yu Wu, Chun-Wei Chang, Ruei-Hung Yuan, Yu-Chih Chiang, Jiun-Tai Chen, Dun-Yen Kang, Hsien-Yeh Chen* “Multifunctional nanoparticles with controllable dimensions and tripled orthogonal reactivity,” Nanoscale, 9, 14787-14791 (2017).
6. Chao-Wen Chang, Zhen-Yu Guan, Ming-Yang Kan, Li-Wei Lee, Hsien-Yeh Chen*, Dun-Yen Kang* “Vapor-phase synthesis of poly(p-xylylene) membranes for gas separations,” Journal of Membrane Science, 539, 101-107 (2017).
7. Zhen-Yu Guan, Chih-Yu Wu, Jyun-Ting Wu, Ching-Heng Tai, Jiashing Yu, Hsien-Yeh Chen* “Multifunctional and Continuous Gradients of Biointerfaces Based on Dual Reverse Click Reactions,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8, 13812-13818 (2016).
8. Chih-Yu Wu, Ho-Yi Sun, Wei-Chieh Liang, Hung-Lun Hsu, Hsin-Ying Ho, Yu-Ming Chen, Hsien-Yeh Chen* “Electrically charged selectivity of poly-para-xylylene deposition,” Chemical Communications, 52, 3022-3025 (2016).
9. Jyun-Ting Wu, Chih-Yu Wu, Shih-Kang Fan, Chih-Chen Hsieh, Yu-Chih Hou, Hsien-Yeh Chen* “Customizable Optical and Biofunctional Properties of a Medical Lens Based on Chemical Vapor Deposition Encapsulation of Liquids,” Chemistry of Materials, 27, 7028-7033 (2015).
10. Zhen-Yu Guan, Chih-Yu Wu, Yi-Jye Li, Hsien-Yeh Chen* “Switching the Biointerface of Displaceable Poly-p-xylylene Coatings,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 7, 14431-14438 (2015).