About Prof. Xu
Yan Xu's Nanofluidics Lab
Department of Chemical Engineering
Graduate School of Engineering
Osaka Prefecture University
1-2, Gakuen-cho, Naka-ku, Sakai, Osaka 599-8570, Japan
About Prof. Xu
Name: Yan Xu
Recent Post: Associate Professor（Tenured), Osaka Prefecture University (OPU)
Place of birth: China
PhD in Materials Engineering from the University of Tokyo, Sept. 2007
Master’s in Biochemical Engineering from Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Jun., 2004
Bachelor’s in Polymer Chemical Engineering from Dalian University of Technology, Jun., 2001
Dissertations &. Theses
Docter's Dissertation: “Phospholipid Polymer Biointerfaces for Lab-on-a-Chip Systems”
Advisors: Prof. Kazuhiko Ishihara and Prof. Madoka Takai
Master's Thesis: “Preparation and Performance of a Soft Tissue Augmentation Material Mainly Composed of Calcium Alginate Microspheres (CAMs)”
Advisor: Prof. Xiao-jun Ma
Bachelor's Thesis: “Preparation of Carbon Nanotube(CNT) and Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) Effects of CNT/ Polyethylene Composites”
Advisor: Prof. Ming-yi Liao
Associate Professor(Tenured), Department of Chemical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University, Apr., 2016 to present.
, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research Center, Research Organization for the 21st Century, Osaka Prefecture University, Apr., 2011 to Mar., 2016
Visiting Associate Professor, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SAIT), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Mar., 2014 to present.
Research Scientist, Prof. Kitamori Lab, Department of Applied Chemistry, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Oct., 2009 to Mar., 2011
JSPS Research Fellow, Prof. Kitamori Lab, Department of Applied Chemistry, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Oct., 2007 to Sept., 2009
Society for Chemistry and Micro-Nano Systems
Japanese Society for Biomaterials
The Materials Research Society of Japan (MRS-J)
The Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry
Awards, Scholarships and Fellowships
The University President's Award 2015", Osaka Prefecture University, Aug., 2015.
The University President's Award 2014", Osaka Prefecture University, Aug., 2014.
"Young Innovator Award on Chemistry and Micro-Nano Systems (CHEMINAS Young Innovator Award)", May, 2014
"Springer Silver Scholar Award"
, The 5th International Symposium on Microchemistry and Microsystems (ISMM2013), May, 2013
"Grant Assistance Award", The 15th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences(MicroTAS2011), Oct., 2011
"Best Poster Award", The 24th International Symposium on MicroScale Bioseparations (MSB), Oct., 2009
"Travel Award", The 24th International Symposium on MicroScale Bioseparations (MSB), Oct., 2009
"2007 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad", elected by China Scholarship Council (CSC) &. Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China, Apr., 2008
"JSPS Research Fellowship for Foreign Researchers", Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Oct., 2007 to Sept. 2009
"Japanese Government Scholarship", Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT, Monbukagakusho), Japan, Oct., 2004/10 to Sept., 2007
"Outstanding Graduate Award", School of Chemical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, China, Jun., 2001
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