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Personal profile

Personal profile

Amy Shen received her Ph.D. in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in October 2000. Following a postdoctoral fellowship in Harvard’s Division of Engineering and Applied Science, she joined Washington University in St. Louis before moving to the University of Washington in Seattle. In July 2014, Amy Shen moved to Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology in Japan to head the Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit. 

Research interests

Dr. Shen's research is focused on the complex fluids, rheology, biomaterials and self assembly that can find applications in the nanotechnology, biotechnology, and energy related materials. Amy is an honor member of Phi Kappa Phi and Pi Tau Sigma. Amy received Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award in 2003 and the National Science Foundation's CAREER Award in 2007. Amy is also a Fulbright Scholar in 2013.

External positions

Professor, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University

Research Area Keywords

  • Nanomedicine

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Research Output

Asymmetric flow of polymer solutions around microfluidic cylinders: Interaction between shear-thinning and viscoelasticity

Haward, S. J., Hopkins, C. C. & Shen, A. Q., Apr 1 2020, In : Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics. 278, 104250.

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  • 2 Scopus citations

    Detecting Escherichia coli Biofilm Development Stages on Gold and Titanium by Quartz Crystal Microbalance

    Ripa, R., Shen, A. Q. & Funari, R., Feb 11 2020, In : ACS Omega. 5, 5, p. 2295-2302 8 p.

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  • 1 Scopus citations

    Detection of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 spike protein by gold nanospikes in an opto-microfluidic chip

    Funari, R., Chu, K. Y. & Shen, A. Q., Sep 3 2020, In : Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 169, 112578.

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  • Intracellular Nanomaterial Delivery via Spiral Hydroporation

    Kang, G., Carlson, D. W., Kang, T. H., Lee, S., Haward, S. J., Choi, I., Shen, A. Q. & Chung, A. J., Mar 24 2020, In : ACS Nano. 14, 3, p. 3048-3058 11 p.

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  • Particle trapping in merging flow junctions by fluid-solute-colloid-boundary interactions

    Shin, S., Ault, J. T., Toda-Peters, K. & Shen, A. Q., Feb 27 2020, In : Physical Review Fluids. 5, 2, 024304.

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  • 1 Scopus citations