Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



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Postdoctoral Researcher
Center for Micro and Nano Technology
Materials Engineering Division

  • Ph.D., Bioengineering, University of California, Los Angeles, 2014
  • B.S., Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2005
Phone: (925) 423-0395
E-mail: chen83@llnl.gov


Research Interests

  • Microfabrication for sensors, actuators, and microfluidics
  • Medical devices: implantable devices, diagnostics, and lab on a chip
  • Neural interfaces for restoring function


Selected Publications

S. Chen, M. R. Javed, H.-K. Kim, J. Lei, M. Lazari, G. J. Shah, R. M. van Dam, P.-Y. Keng, and C.-J. Kim, "Radiolabelling diverse positron emission tomography (PET) tracers using a single digital microfluidic reactor chip," Lab on a Chip, vol. 14, 902-910 (2014).

S. Chen and C.-J. Kim, "Mirrored anodized dielectric for reliable electrowetting," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. MEMS, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., pp. 1011-1014 (2014).

S. Chen, A. A. Dooraghi, M. Lazari, R. M. van Dam, A. F. Chatziioannou, and C.-J. Kim, "On-chip product purification for complete microfluidic radiotracer synthesis," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. MEMS, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., pp. 284-287 (2014).

M. R. Javed, S. Chen, J. Lei, J. Collins, M. Sergeev, H.-K. Kim, C.-J. Kim, R. M. van Dam, and P.-Y. Keng, "High yield and high specific activity synthesis of [18F]fallypride in a batch microfluidic reactor for micro-PET imaging," Chemical Communications, vol. 50, 1192-1194 (2014).

M.R. Javed, S. Chen, H.-K. Kim, L. Wei, J. Czernin, C.-J. Kim, R. M. van Dam, and P.-Y. Keng, "Efficient radiosynthesis of 3'-deoxy-3'-18F-fluorothymidine using electrowetting-on-dielectric digital microfluidic chip," Journal of Nuclear Medicine, vol. 55, 321-328 (2013).

A. A. Dooraghi, P.-Y. Keng, S. Chen, M. R. Javed, C.-J. Kim, A. F. Chatziioannou, and R. M. van Dam, "Optimization of microfluidic PET tracer synthesis with Cerenkov imaging," Analyst, vol. 138, 5654-5664 (2013).

P.Y. Keng, S. Chen, H. Ding, S. Sadeghi, G. J. Shah, A. Dooraghi, M. E. Phelps, N. Satyamurthy, A. F. Chatziioannou, C.-J. Kim, and R. M. van Dam, "Micro-chemical synthesis of molecular probes on an electronic microfluidic device, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 109, 690-695 (2012).

S. Chen, J. Lei, R. M. van Dam, P.-Y. Keng, C.-J. Kim, "Planar alumina purification of 18F-labeled radiotracer synthesis on EWOD chip for positron emission tomography (PET), in Proc. Int. Conf. Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, Okinawa, Japan, pp. 1771-1773 (2012).

S. Chen, P.-Y. Keng, R. M. van Dam, and C.-J. Kim, "Synthesis of 18F-labeled probes on EWOD platform for positron emission tomography (PET) preclinical imaging," in Proc. Int. Conf. MEMS, Cancun, Mexico, pp. 980-983 (2011).

S. Chen, H. Ding, G. J. Shah, R. M. van Dam, and C.-J. Kim, "EWOD microdevices for synthesis of 18F-labeled tracers for positron emission tomography (PET)," in Technical Digest of Solid-State Sensor and Actuator Workshop, Hilton Head Island, SC, U.S.A., pp. 37-40 (2010).