Chia-Chen acquired her PhD in Materials (thesis: Biophysical Regulations in Neural Development) in 2018 at Imperial College London funded by Taiwan Top University Strategic Alliance – Imperial PhD Scholarship.
Before her PhD, she studied MRes in Bioengineering in 2013-2014 at Imperial College London and completed her bachelor study in Biomedical Engineering at National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan.
Chia-Chen's research is focused on cell-biomaterial interfaces, stem cell differentiation, and development of tissue engineered scaffolds. She is particularly interested in the development of novel bioengineered platforms for treating neural diseases and translational studies for future clinical applications.
Fabricated hydrogel materials with hierarchical structures and biochemical cues for neural tissue engineering applications