Yang Wei, Ph.D. 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor 
08/2017~present

˙ Chemical Engineering Dept. at Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan

Assistant Professor 
02/2016 to 07/2017

˙ Bioinformatics and Medical Engineering Dept. at Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan

Post-Doctoral Fellow 
09/2014 to 10/2015

˙ Bioengineering & Material Science, U.C. Berkeley. 

"Single molecular force detection of biologically inspired adhesive polymers using AFM"
(Project Investigator: Dr. Phillip Messersmith)

Post-Doctoral Fellow
08/2010 to 07/2014

˙ Bioengineering, Clemson University

˙ Experimental methods to assess proteins' structures and functions on biomaterials
(Project Investigator: Dr. Robert Latour)

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Assistant R&D Manager
11/2015-02/2016

˙ R&D Division, AMED CO., Ltd., Taipei, Taiwan.

˙ Protein based hydrogel patch designs for wound healing applications

R&D Engineer
09/2002-05/2006

˙ Department of Solid State Polymerization, Far Eastern Textile Limited, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

˙ Mechanical test and surface modifications of PET, FDA approval, process development and scale-up

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy
 Bioengineering, 2006-2010 

˙Clemson University, Clemson, SC., USA.

"Experimental Methods to Assess Adsorption Free Energy for Peptide/Surface Interactions. "(Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Robert Latour)

Master of Science 
Chemical Engineering,1999-2001 ˙

Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan.

"Investigation of Affinity Adsorbent on Chitosan-Based Matrix for the Adsorption of α-Amylase by IMAC."
(Thesis Advisor: Dr. Syu, Mei-Jywan)

Bachelor of Science 
Chemical Engineering,1995-99 ˙ 

Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan.

"Nitrogen effects on the polysaccharide content of Ganoderma Iucidumin submerged cultures"
(Project Advisor: Dr. Yang, Fan-Chiang)