Dr. Jun Chen is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of California, Los Angeles. He obtained his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Georgia Tech in 2016. From 2016 to 2019, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at Stanford University. His current research focuses on nanotechnology and bioelectronics for energy, sensing, and therapeutic applications in the form of smart textiles, wearables, and body area networks. His current h-index is 92 on Google Scholar.
He published 2 books, 2 book chapters, 250 journal articles, and 150 of them are as corresponding authors in Chemical Reviews (2), Chemical Society Reviews (2), Nature Materials, Nature Electronics (4), Nature Communications (4), Science Advances, Joule (3), Matter (10), Advanced Materials (12), and many others. He also filed 17 US patents and licensed 1. These works were highlighted by Nature and Science 7 times and worldwide media over 1,200 times in total, including NBC, CNN, NPR, ABC, The Wall Street Journal, Scientific American, and Science Daily.
Honors & Awards
2023 Nano Research Young Innovator Award
2022 Fellow of the International Association of Advanced Materials
2022 Microsystems & Nanoengineering Young Scientist Award
2021 IAAM Scientist Medal
2021 Interstellar Initiative by the New York Academy of Sciences
2019 Highly Cited Researchers in the Web of Science (1 out of 12 UCLA Engineering Faculty Members) 2016 Excellent Undergraduate Mentor Award
2015 National Award for Outstanding Students Abroad
2015 Materials Research Society Graduate Student Award
2019- Editorial Board Members, Frontiers in Pharmacology
2020- Editorial Board Members, Textiles
2020- Editorial Board Members, Biosensors
2020- Editorial Board Members, Smart Materials in Medicine
2020- Rising Star Editorial Board Members, ACS Nano