Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica

Polymer Physics and Complex Fluids Group

Members

Group picture


Left to right : Chih-Tang Liao, Wei-Ting Yeh, Fan-Tso Chien, Guo-Jun Liao, Yeng-Long Chen, Yu-Hui Lin, Po-Nien Lin, Yi-Fan Wu, Shih-Hao Wang, Wei Chien, Dmytro Luzhbin, Stella Huang, Yu-Lo Wang, Ming-Hong Yu (not pictured)

Principle Investigator


Dr. Yeng-Long Chen

  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003
  • M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001
  • B.S., California Institute of Technology, 1998

Research Interests

  • Polymer physics
  • Computer simulations of bio-macromolecule physics in confinement
  • Microscopic liquid state theory of colloidal and nano- particles
  • Thermodynamics of nanoparticle - polymer mixtures
  • Dynamics of complex fluids

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Senior Researchers


Junior Researchers


Wei Chien

  • M.S., Physics, National Tsing-Hua University
  • B.S., Physics, National Tsing-Hua University

Research Interests

  • Dynamic phase diagram of deformable particle in flow

Chih-Tang Liao

  • M.S., Physics, National Chung-Hsing University
  • B.S., Physics, Chung-Yuan Christian University

Research Interests

  • Soft matter physics

Publications

  • Pin-Tzu Su, Chih-Tang Liao, Jiunn-Ren Roan, Shao-Hung Wang, Arthur Chiou, Wan-Jr Syu, Bacterial colony from two-dimensional division to three-dimensional development, PLOS ONE 7, 11 (2012)

Yi-Fan Wu

  • M.S., Biomedical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Sci. & Tech.
  • B.S., Physics, Soochow University

Research Interests

  • Simulation of Shear-induced Droplets Deformation

Alumni


Arsen Grigoryan

  • Ph.D, Physics, Yerevan State University, 2006

Current Position

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, NYU Medical Center

Research Page

Sung, En-Cheng

  • B.S., Physics, National Taiwan University, 2008

Research Interests

  • Electrostatic

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Fan-Tso Chien

  • Ph.D., Leiden University, The Netherlands, 2011
  • M.S., National Tsing Hua University, 2001
  • B.S., National Tsing Hua University, 1999

Research Interests

  • Nucleosome dynamics
  • Epigenetic regulation
  • Single molecule force spectroscopy
  • DNA and Chromatin Biology

Publications

Guo-Jun Liao

  • B.S., Physics, National Taiwan University

Research Interests

  • Entropically-induced DNA condensation

Hsueh Ching

  • M.S., Physics, National Central University, 2008

Current Position

  • Ph.D. candidate, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie

Hui-Shun Kuan

  • B.S., Chemistry, National Taiwan University, 2008

Research Interests

  • Polymer physics

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Jen-Fang Chang

  • M.S., MSE, National Taiwan University, 2005

Research Interests

  • Polymer physics

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Jennifer Kreft

  • Ph.D, Physics, The University of Texas, Austin, 2006

Current Position

  • Assistant Professor of Physics, The University of Texas at Tyler

Research Page

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Lilin Wang

  • Ph.D, Mechanical Engineering, National Tsing-Hua University, 2007

Current Position

  • Senior Engineer

Yider Lin

  • B.S., Physics, National Taiwan University, 2007

Current Position

  • PhD candidate, UT Austin

Others


Ben Tan

  • Undergraduate, Columbia University

Chia-Wei Hsu

  • B.S., Physics, Wesleyan University, 2010

Current Position

  • Ph.D. candidate, Harvard University

Dmytro Luzhbin

  • Permanent staff member at the Institute for Metal Physics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • Ph.D., Physics, Institute for Metal Physics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Research Interests

  • Superconductivity
  • Dense polymer thin films
  • Computational physics

Publications

Eddie Kwan

  • Undergraduate, University of Michigan

Jen-Tan Liao

  • B.S. Physics, National Chung-Hsing University

Kevin Shen

  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, Yale University

Research Interests

  • Hydrodynamic interactions in dense systems

Po-Keng Lin

  • Ph.D, Physics, National Taiwan University, 2008

Research Interests

  • Nanofluids
  • Biophysics
  • Single molecules physics

Publications

Contact

Shih-Hao Wang

  • Ph.D., Physics, National Taiwan University
  • B.S., Chemistry, National Taiwan University

Research Interests

  • Polymer physics
  • Field theory
  • Viscoelastic flow with polymer solutions
  • Cell and membrane physics
  • Self-aseembly of soft matter

Publications

    Ivo Stachiv

    • Ph.D, Applied Mechaics, National Taiwan University, 2009

    Research Interests

    • Fluid mechanics
    • Vibration and control

    Publications

    Wen-Yu Huang

    • B.S., Physics, National Taiwan University

    Wei-Ting Yeh

    • M.S., Physics, National Central University

    Yun-Ting Chung

    • Ph.D. Candidate, National Taiwan University

    Yu-Hui Lin

    • B.S., Physics, National Taiwan University, 2013

    Current Position

    • Research Assistant

    Publications

    • Yeng-Long Chen*, Yu-Hui Lin, Jen-Fang Chang, Po-Keng Lin, Dynamics and Conformation of Semiflexible Polymers in Strong Quasi-1D and -2D Confinement Macromolecules, (accepted)