Po-Hsun Huang

Huang

Assistant Research Professor

Contact Information

  • Office Phone: +1-814-777-8982
  • Email Address: phhuang73@gmail.com

Education

01.2012 - 08.2016 Ph.D., Engineering Science and Mechanics, The Pennsylvania State University, USA

08.2006 - 06.2008 M.S., Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

09.2004 - 06.2006 B.S., Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

09.1999 - 06.2004 A.Eng., Mechanical Engineering, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Taiwan 

Research Interests

  • Microfluidics and Nanofluidics
  • Cell migration and Cell signaling
  • Microfabrication and Nanofabrication
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical design

Research/Work Experience

National Taiwan University, 08. 2009 – 06. 2010

• Full-time teaching assistant

Ordnance Industry, Taiwan R.O.C. Army, Jul. 2008 – Jul. 2009

• Second Lieutenant

National Taiwan University, Fall 2006

• Part-time Teaching assistant, ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL TREND (General Education Course, class of 100 students) 

Awards and Honors

  • The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
  • • Distinguished Doctoral Scholar Medal 2016 (The most prestigious award for graduate students at PSU)
  • The 2016 JALA Top Ten Breakthroughs of the Year Award, Journal of Laboratory Automation, USA
  • The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
  • • Alumni Association Dissertation Award 2015~2016 (The most prestigious award for graduate students at PSU)
  • The 2015 IEEE SENSORS Conference, Busan, South Korea
  • • Program committee member
  • The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
  • • Inventor Incentive Award, 2015
  • MicroTAS 2014, San Antonio, Texas, USA
  • • The Art in Science of MicroTAS 2014: Award 2nd runner up
  • http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlehtml/2015/lc/c5lc90049b
  • MicroTAS 2013, Freiburg, Germany
  • • CBMS student travel grant
  • • The finalist of poster award
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • • Departmental fellowship
  • National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • • The Master Thesis has been nominated for Master Thesis award held by HIWIN Technologies Corp. and The Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineers, Aug. 2008
  • • One published paper has been reported in the Magazine of “Photonics Spectra”, issue of May 2008.
  • http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=33466
  • National Science Council, Taipei, Taiwan (National Science Council in Taiwan is equal to the National Science Foundation in USA)
  • • College Student Research Fellowship, Jul. 2005 – Feb. 2006
  • • Funding for attending an international conference, EIPBN 2008, May 2008 National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan
  • • Presidential Award, Spring 2005 (Given to top 5% students of their classes for each department)
  • • Presidential Award, Spring 2006
  • • The 4th place of Mechanical System Design Competition, Spring 2005 (There were 40 teams participating in this competition)
  • CoreTech System Co., Ltd. (Moldex3D), Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • • College Student Summer Program Research Fellowship, Jul. 2005 - Aug. 2005

Publications

Refereed Journal Papers

1. Adem Ozcelik, Nitesh Nama, Po-Hsun Huang, Murat Kaynak, Melanie R. McReynolds, Wendy Hanna-Rose, and Tony Jun Huang, “Acoustofluidic rotational manipulation using oscillating solid structures,” Small, Vol. 12, 5120-5125, 2016.

2. James P. Lata, Feng Guo, Jinshan Guo, Po-Hsun Huang, Adem Ozcelik, Jian Yang and Tony Jun Huang, “Surface acoustic waves grant superior spatial control of cells embedded in hydrogel fibers,” Advanced Materials, Vol. 28, 8632-8638.

3. Sixing Li, Liqiang Ren, Po-Hsun Huang, Xianglan Yao, Rosemarie A. Cuetno, J. Philip McCoy, Craig E. Cameron, Steward J. Levine, Tony Jun Huang, “Acoustofluidic transfer of inflammatory cells from human sputum samples,” Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 88, 5655-5661, 2016.

4. Emma Bigelow, Brian Jamieson, Chi On Chui, Yufei Mao, Kyeong-Sik Shin, Tony Jun Huang, Po-Hsun Huang, Liqiang Ren, Bishow B. Adhikari and, Jue Chen, and Erin Iturriaga, “Point-of-Care Technologies for the Advancement of Precision Medicine in Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Disorders,” Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine, Vol. 4, 2800510, 2016.

5. Nitesh Nama, Po-Hsun Huang, Tony Jun Huang, and Francesco Costanzo, “Investigation of micromixing by acoustically oscillated sharp-edges,” Biomicrofluidics, Vol. 10, 024124, 2016.

6. Yuliang Xie, Nitesh Nama, Peng Li, Zhangming Mao, Po-Hsun Huang, Chenglong Zhao, Francesco Costanzo, and Tony Jun Huang, “Probing cell deformability via acoustically actuated bubbles,” Small, Vol. 12, 902-910, 2016.

7. Zhangming Mao, Yuliang Xie, Feng Guo, Liqiang Ren, Po-Hsun Huang, Yuchao Chen, Joseph Rufo, Francesco Costanzo, and Tony Jun Huang, “Experimental and numerical study on standing surface acoustic wave microfluidics,” Lab on a Chip, Vol. 16, 515-524, 2016.

8. Po-Hsun Huang, Chung Yu Chan, Peng Li, Nitesh Nama, Yuliang Xie, Cheng-Hsin Wei, Yuchao Chen, and Tony Jun Huang, “A spatiotemporally controllable chemical gradient generator via acoustically oscillating sharp-edge structures,” Lab on a Chip, Vol. 15, 4166-4176, 2015. (selected as a Lab on a Chip HOT article of 2015)

9. Liqiang Ren, Yuchao Chen, Peng Li, Zhangming Mao, Po-Hsun Huang, Joseph Rufo, Feng Guo, Lin Wang, J. Philip McCoy, Steward J. Levine, and Tony Jun Huang, “A high-throughput acoustic cell sorter,” Lab on a Chip, Vol. 15, 3870-3879, 2015. (featured as inside front cover image)

10. Po-Hsun Huang, Liqiang Ren, Nitesh Nama, Sixing Li, Peng, Li, Xianglan Yao, Rosemarie A. Cuetno, Cheng-Hsin Wei, Yuchao Chen, Yuliang Xie, Ahmad Ahsan Nawaz, Yael G. Alevy, Michael J. Holtzman, J. Philip McCoy, Steward J. Levine, Tony Jun Huang, “An acoustofluidic sputum liquefier,” Lab on a Chip, Vol. 15, 3125-3131, 2015. (featured as inside front cover image)

11. Peng Li, Zhangming Mao, Zhangli Peng, Lanlan Zhou, Yuchao Chen, Po-Hsun Huang, Cristina I. Truic, Joseph J. Drabick, Wafik S. El-Deiry, Ming Dao, Subra Suresh, and Tony Jun Huang, “Acoustic separation of circulating tumor cells,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 112, 4970-4975, 2015.

12. Yuliang Xie, Shikuan Yang, Zhangming Mao, Peng Li, Zane Cohick, Po-Hsun Huang, and Tony Jun Huang, “In-Situ Fabrication of 3D Ag@ZnO Nanostructures for Microfluidic Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Systems,” ACS Nano, Vol. 8, pp. 12175-12184, 2014.

13. Po-Hsun Huang, Nitesh Nama, Zhangming Mao, Peng Li, Joseph Rufo, Yuchao Chen, Yuliang Xie, Cheng-Hsin Wei, and Tony Jun Huang, “A reliable and programmable acoustofluidic pump powered by oscillating sharp-edge structures,” Lab on a Chip, Vol. 14, 4319-4323, 2014. (selected as a Lab on a Chip HOT article of 2014 and featured as outside front cover image)

14. Nitesh Nama, Po-Hsun Huang, Tony Jun Huang, and Francesco Costanzo, “Investigation of acoustic streaming patterns around oscillating sharp-edges,” Lab on a Chip, Vol. 14, 2824-2836, 2014

15. Yuchao Chen, Peng Li, Po-Hsun Huang, Yuliang Xie, John D. Mai, Lin Wang, Nam-Trung Nguyen, and Tony Jun Huang, “Rare cell isolation and analysis in microfluidics,” Lab on a Chip, Vol. 14, 626-645, 2014.

16. Yuchao Chen, Ahmad Ahsan Nawaz, Yanhui Zhao, Po-Hsun Huang, J. Phillip McCoy, Stewart Levine, Lin Wang, and Tony Jun Huang, “Standing surface acoustic wave (SSAW)-based microfluidic cytometer,” Lab on a Chip, Vol. 14, 916-923, 2014.

17. Shikuan Yang, Patrick John Hricko, Po-Hsun Huang, Sixing Li, Yanhui Zhao, Yuliang Xie, Feng Guo, Lin Wang, and Tony Jun Huang, “Superhydrophobic surface enhanced raman scattering sensing using janus particle arrays realized by site-specific electrochemical growth”, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, Vol. 2, 542-547, 2014.

18. Chung Yu Chan, Po-Hsun Huang, Feng Guo, Xiaoyun Ding, Vivek Kapur, John D. Mai, Po Ki Yuen, and Tony Jun Huang, “Accelerating drug discovery via organs-on-chips,” Lab on a Chip, Vol. 13, 4697-4710, 2013.

19. Po-Hsun Huang, Yuliang Xie, Daniel Ahmed, Joseph Rufo, Nitesh Nama, Yuchao Chen, Chung Yu Chan, and Tony Jun Huang, “An acoustofluidic micromixer based on oscillating sidewall sharp-edges,” Lab on a Chip, Vol. 13, 3847-3852, 2013. (selected as a Lab on a Chip HOT article of 2013)

20. Yuchao Chen, Xiaoyun Ding, Steven Sz-Chin Lin, Shikuan Yang, Po-Hsun Huang, Nitesh Nama, Yanhui Zhao, Ahsan Ahmad Nawaz, Feng Guo, Wei Wang, Yeyi Gu, Thomas E Mallouk, and Tony Jun Huang, “Tunable Nanowire Patterning Using Standing Surface Acoustic Waves,” ACS Nano, Vol. 7, 3306-3314, 2013.

21. Po-Hsun Huang, Han-Ming Chen, Tzu-Chien Huang, Yi-Ting Sun, and Sen-Yeu Yang, “Bubble-free large area replication of microstructures using gas-assisted UV embossing with modified reversal imprinting and gap-retained vacuuming,” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B, Vol. 31, 031602, 2013.

22. Po-Hsun Huang, Michael Ian Lapsley, Daniel Ahmed, Yuchao Chen, Lin Wang, and Tony Jun Huang, ”A Single-Layer, Planar, Optofluidic Switch Powered By Acoustically Driven, Oscillating Microbubbles,” Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 101, 141101, 2012. (featured as outside front cover image)

23. Po-Hsun Huang and Sen-Yeu Yang, “Complete reversal imprinting for fabricating microlens array with faithful shape replication,” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B, Vol. 27, 2781-2785, 2009.

24. Tzu-Chien Huang, Jing-Tang Wu, Sen-Yeu Yang, Po-Hsun Huang, and Shuo-Hung Chang, “Direct fabrication of microstructures on metal roller using stepped rotating lithography and electroless nickel plating,” Microelectronic Engineering, Vol. 86, 615-618, 2009.

25. Po-Hsun Huang, Tzu-Chien Huang, Yi-Ting Sun, and Sen-Yeu Yang, “Large-area and thin light guide plates fabricated using UV-based imprinting,” Optics Express, Vol. 16, No.19, 15033-15038, 2008.

26. Po-Hsun Huang, Tzu-Chien Huang, Yi-Ting Sun, and Sen-Yeu Yang, “Fabrication of large-area resin microlens array using gas-assisted ultraviolet embossing,” Optics Express, Vol. 16, No. 5, 3041-3048, 2008. (reported by Photonics Spectra magazine in May 2008: Gas-assisted embossing and UV-curing combine to make microlens arrays)

27. Tzu-Chien Huang, Po-Hsun Huang, Sen-Yeu Yang, and Tai-Yu Ko, “Improving Flow Balance during Filling a Multi-Cavity Mold with Modified Runner Systems,” International Polymer Processing, Vol. XXIII, 363-369, 2008.

28. Tzu-Chien Huang, Jian-Ren Ciou, Po-Hsun Huang, Kuo-Huang Hsieh, and Sen-Yeu Yang, “Fast fabrication of integrated surface-relief and particle-diffusing plastic diffusers by use of a hybrid extrusion roller embossing,” Optics Express, Vol. 16, No.1, 440-447, 2008.

29. Sen-Yeu Yang, Fang-Sung Cheng, Sue-Wen Xu, Po-Hsun Huang, and Tzu-Chien Huang, “Fabrication of Microlens Arrays Using UV Micro-Stamping with Soft Roller and Gas-pressurized Platform,” Microelectronic Engineering, Vol.85, No. 3, 603-609, 2008.

30. Liang-Ting Jiang, Tzu-Chien Huang, Cian-Ren Ciou, Chih-Yuan Chang, Sen-Yeu Yang, and Po-Hsun Huang, "Direct fabrication of rigid microstructures on a metallic roller using a dry film resist," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 18, No.1, 015004, 2008.

31. Sen-Yeu Yang, Tzu-Chien Huang, Po-Hsun Huang, and Tai-Yu Ko, ”Study on flow imbalance during filling a multi-cavity mold using a H-type runners,” Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 364-366, 1306-1311, 2008.

Selected Conference Proceedings and Presentations

1.     Po-Hsun Huang, Nitesh Nama, Zhangming Mao, Yuchao Chen, Yuliang Xie, and Tony Jun Huang, “Tunable microfluidic pump enabled by acoustically oscillated sharp-edges”, MicroTAS 2014, San Antonio, Texas, USA, Oct. 26-Oct. 30, 2014. (Oral)

2.     Nitesh Nama, Po-Hsun Huang, Tony Jun Huang, and Francisco Costanzo, “Numerical and experimental investigation on acoustic streaming around oscillating sharp-edges”, MicroTAS 2014, San Antonio, Texas, USA, Oct. 26-Oct. 30, 2014. (Poster)

3.     Po-Hsun Huang, Chung Yu Chan, Nitesh Nama, Yuchao Chen, Yuliang Xie, and Tony Jun Huang, “Controllable Generation of Chemical Gradient via Acoustically Oscillated Sharp Edges”, BMES 2014, San Antonio, Texas, USA, Oct. 22-Oct. 25, 2014. (Poster)

4.     Po-Hsun Huang, Chung Yu Chan, Daniel Ahmed, Yuliang Xie, Lin Wang, and Tony Jun Huang, “Tunable microfluidic gradient generator via acoustically oscillated sharp edges”, MicroTAS 2013, Freiburg, Germany, Oct. 27-Oct. 31, 2013. (Oral)

5.     Po-Hsun Huang, Yuliang Xie, Daniel Ahmed, Nitesh Nama, Yuchao Chen, Chung Yu Chan, Lin Wang, and Tony Jun Huang, “Acoustofluidic micromixer using acoustically oscillated sharp-edges”, MicroTAS 2013, Freiburg, Germany, Oct. 27-Oct. 31, 2013. (Poster)

6.     Po-Hsun Huang, Daniel Ahmed, Lin Wang, and Tony Jun Huang, “Fast microfluidic mixing via acoustically oscillated sharp edges”, BMES 2013, Seattle, Washington, USA, Sep. 25- Sep. 28, 2013. (Poster)

7.     Po-Hsun Huang, Michael I. Lapsley, Daniel Ahmed, Lin Wang, and Tony Jun Huang, “Acoustofluidic optical switch”, MicroTAS 2012, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 28-Nov. 1, 2012. (Poster)

8.     Po-Hsun Huang, Michael Ian Lapsley, Daniel Ahmed, and Tony Jun Huang, “Optical switch using acoustically driven microbubbles”, BMES 2012, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Oct. 24-Oct. 27, 2012. (Poster)

9.     Michael I. Lapsley, Nitesh Nama, Shahrzad Yazdi, Po-Hsun Huang, and Tony Jun Huang, “Investigating Diffusion and Viscosity Using Optofluidics”, BMES 2012, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Oct. 24-Oct. 27, 2012. (Poster)

10.    Po-Hsun Huang, Tzu-Chien Huang, and Sen-Yeu Yang, “Ultra-thin and large light guide plates fabricated using UV imprinting process”, The 53rd International Conference on Electron, Ion, and Photon Beam Technology and Nanofabrication (EIPBN 2009), Marco Island, Florida. (Poster)

11.    Po-Hsun Huang, Jian-Wei Chen, and Sen-Yeu Yang, “Complete reversal imprinting for fabricating microlens array with high height transcription”, The 53rd International Conference on Electron, Ion, and Photon Beam Technology and Nanofabrication (EIPBN 2009), Marco Island, Florida. (Poster)

12.    Tzu-Chien Huang, Sen-Yeu Yang, and Po-Hsun Huang, “Direct fabrication of microstructures on metal roller using stepped rotating lithography and electroless nickel plating,” MNE 2008, Athens, Greece. (Poster)

13.    S.Y. Yang, T.C. Huang, P.H. Huang, and F.S. Cheng, “Large area nanoimprint equipment and processes”, ASNIL 2008, Seoul, Korea. (Invited speech)

14.    Sen-Yeu Yang, Tzu-Chien Huang, Yen-Hao Chen, Po-Hsun Huang, and Ying-Ta Chu “The effects of processing parameters on the oxidation of Be-Cu alloy mold inserts in injection molding”, MACRO2008, Taipei, Taiwan.

15.    Sen-Yeu Yang, Tzu-Chien Huang, Yen-Hao Chen, and Po-Hsun Huang, “Effects of processing parameters on the form accuracy of plastic aspheric lenses using a Be-Cu mold insert in injection molding process,” 2008 PPS-24, Salerno, Italy.

16.    Sen-Yeu Yang, Tzu-Chien Huang, Yen-Hao Chen, and Po-Hsun Huang, “Improving lifetime of BeCu injection mold insert by depositing with Ni-P-PTFE layer on mold surface,” 2008 PPS-24, Salerno, Italy.

17.    Po-Hsun Huang, Tzu-Chien Huang, Sen-Yeu Yang, Yi-Ting Sun, and John G. Loeser, “Large-area microlens arrays fabricated by integrated gas-assisted UV-curing embossing with UV-LED array lamp”, EIPBN 2008, Portland, Oregon.

18.    Sen-Yeu Yang, Tzu-Chien- Huang, Jian-Ren Ciou, Po-Hsun Huang, and John G. Loeser, “Diffusers with both surface-relief and particle-diffusing functions fabricated using hybrid extrusion roller embossing”, EIPBN 2008, Portland, Oregon.

19.    Sen-Yeu Yang, Tzu-Chien Huang, Jian-Ren Ciou, Po-Hsun Huang, and Jing-Tang Wu, “A preliminary experiment of direct transcription of microstructure using extrusion roller-embossing”, ICAM 2007, Tainan, Taiwan.

20.    Fang-Sung Cheng, Po-Hsun Huang, Sue-Wen Xu, and Sen-Yeu Yang, “Fabrication of Microlens Arrays Using Soft Roller Embossing with Gas-Pressurized Platform,” MNE 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark.

21.    Sen-Yeu Yang, Tzu-Chien Huang, Po-Hsun Huang, and Tai-Yu Ko,” Study on flow imbalance during filling a multi-cavity mold using a H-type runners”, APCOM 2007, Hong Kong, China.

Patents

1. Apparatuses and methods for modulating fluids using acoustically oscillating solid structures. US patent pending. US patent publication number: US 201500170231 A1. Inventors: Po-Hsun Huang and Tony Jun Huang.

2. Specific-light-cured and pressure-differential embossing apparatus. US patent number: US 7658604 B1. R.O.C. patent number: I342270. Inventors: Sen-Yeu Yang, Tzu-Chien Huang, Fang-Sung Cheng, Po-Hsun Huang, and Jian-Wei Chen.

3. Color filter fabrication apparatus. US patent pending. US patent publication numbers: US 2009/0183671 A1. R.O.C. patent number: M341214. Inventors: Sen-Yeu Yang, Kuo-Huang Hsieh, Jian-Ren Chiou, Liang-Ting Jiang, Po-Hsun Huang.