Dr. Yung-Chih Kuo is a professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, National Chung Cheng University. His research interests are focused on biomaterials, nanomedicine, drug delivery system, tissue engineering, blood–brain barrier, cancer therapy, stem cell differentiation, nerve regeneration, spinal cord injury treatment, stroke treatment, and Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease therapy, biophysics, and colloid and interface science. In these fields, he has authored or coauthored more than 140 SCI journal papers, more than 10 book chapters and several patents. He is a fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (UK), an honor member of Phi Tau Phi Society, a life member in various academic Societies including American Nano Society, European Atherosclerosis Society, Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering Society, Asian Federation of Biotechnology, Asian Biotechnology Directory, Taiwanese Society of Biomedical Engineering, Chinese Institute of Engineers, Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, Biochemical Engineering Society of Taiwan, and Taiwan Biomaterials and Controlled Release Society. He won Prof. Yen-Ping Shih Paper Award in 2017, Best Paper Award in 2016 and 2008, Prof. Tsai-Teh Lai Award in 2015, Special and Talented Scholar Award in 2013-5 and 2017, Outstanding Research Award in 2013, and Young Scholar Award in 2003. He is also an associate editor of J. Taiwan Inst. Chem. Eng. and an editorial board member in 12 journals, and has been invited as an organizing committee member of many international conferences, a manuscript reviewer for over 100 journals (top reviewer of the Journal of Physical Chemistry (American Chemical Society)), an external reviewer for academic awards, research grants, faculty recruitments and promotions, and financial support of hosting international symposiums, and an advisory board committeeman of international conferences and symposiums.
Biomaterials, nanomedicine, drug delivery system, tissue engineering, blood–brain barrier, cancer therapy, stem cell differentiation, nerve regeneration, spinal cord injury treatment, stroke treatment, and Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease therapy, biophysics, and colloid and interface science