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Textbook & Book Chapters

1.     Raymond H. W. Lam and Weiqiang Chen, Biomedical Devices: Materials, Design, and Manufacturing, Springer Nature, 2020. ISBN 978-3-              030-24236-7.
2.     David W. Inglis, Majid Ebrahimi Warkiani, Mohammad A. Qasaimeh, Weiqiang Chen (Eds.), Microfluidics for Biosensing and Diagnostics,               MDPI, 2020. ISBN 978-3-0365-0063-8.
3.     Lanqi Gong, Weiyi Qian, Jie Tong, Apratim Bajpai, Weiqiang Chen, Micro-Tweezers and Force Microscopy Techniques for Single Cell                        Mechanobiological Analysis, Handbook of Single Cell Technologies, edited by Tuhin Subhra Santra and Fan-Gang Tseng, Springer, 2019.                ISBN 978-981-10-8952-7.
4.     Chao Ma, Jacob Harris, Renee-Tyler Tan Morales, Weiqiang Chen, Microfluidics for Immuno‐oncology, Nanotechnology and Microfluidics,            edited by  Xingyu Jiang, Chunli Bai, Minghua Liu, Wiley-VCH, 2019. doi.org/10.1002/9783527818341.ch5

Journal Articles

Submitted / To be Submitted

1.     Weiyi Qian, Tarik Hadi, Michele Silvestro, Xiao Ma, Cristobal F. Rivera, Apratim Bajpai, Rui Li, Zijing Zhang, Hengdong Qu, Rayan Sleiman              Tellaoui, Annanina Corsica, Ariadne L. Zias, Karan Garg, Thomas Maldonado, Bhama Ramkhelawon, Weiqiang Chen, Microskeletal stiffness          promotes aortic aneurysm by sustaining pathological vascular smooth muscle cell mechanosensation via Piezo1, submitted.
2.     Zhuoyu Zhang, Lunan Liu, Chao Ma, Weiqiang Chen, A computational model of cytokine release syndrome during CAR T-cell therapy,                   submitted.
3.     Lunan Liu, Zhuoyu Zhang, Chao Ma, Matthew T. Witkowski, Iannis Aifanti, Weiqiang Chen, A computational model of CAR T-cell                              immunotherapy predicts leukemia patient responses at remission, resistance, and relapse, medRxiv 2021.09.21.21263913
4.     Wen Yang, Jingyi Zhu, Chao Ma, Matthew T. Witkowski, Iannis Aifantis, Weiqiang Chen, Pengyu Chen, Nanoplasmon ruler for visualizing                how cells talk, to be submitted.
5.     Weiyi Qian, Zijing Zhang, Apratim Bajpai, Lanqi Gong, Weiqiang Chen, Mechano-modulation of Cell Contractility Transmission Drives                    Cancer Stem Cell Phenotype, to be submitted.

Selected Publications

1.     Chao Ma, Matthew T. Witkowski, Jacob Harris, Igor Dolgalev, Sheetal Sreeram, Weiyi Qian, Jie Tong, Xin Chen, Iannis Aifantis, Weiqian                    Chen, Leukemia-on-a-Chip: Dissecting the chemo-resistance mechanisms in B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia bone marrow niche,                   Science Advances, 2020, 6, eaba5536.
2.     Xin Cui, Chao Ma, Varshini Vasudevaraja, Jonathan Serrano, Jie Tong, Yansong Peng, Michael Delorenzo, Guomiao Shen, Joshua Frenster,              Renee-Tyler Tan Morales, Weiyi Qian, Aristotelis Tsirigos, Andrew S. Chi, Rajan Jain, Sylvia C. Kurz, Erik P. Sulman, Dimitris Placantonakis,              Matija Snuderl, Weiqiang Chen, Dissecting the heterogeneity of immunosuppressive tumor microenvironments in a Glioblastoma-on-a-              chip for optimized anti-PD-1 immunotherapy,  eLife, 2020, 9, e52253.
3.     Qianbin Wang, Xiaoyu Xu, Apratim Bajpai, Weiyi Qian, Roy Chen, Weiqiang Chen, Energy-mediated Machinery Drives Cellular Mechanical             Allostasis, Advanced Materials, 2019, 1900453.
4.     Jingyi Zhu, Jiacheng He, Michael Verano, Ayoola T. Brimmo, Ayoub Glia, Mohammad A. Qasaimeh, Pengyu Chen, Jose O. Aleman,                            Weiqiang Chen, An Integrated Adipose-Tissue-On-Chip Nanoplasmonic Biosensing Platform for Investigating Obesity-associated                            Inflammation, Lab on a Chip, 2018, 18, 3550-3560.
5.     Xin Cui, Renee-Tyler Tan Morales, Weiyi Qian, Haoyu Wang, Jean-Pierre Gagner, Igor Dolgalev, Dimitris Placantonakis, David Zagzag, Luisa            Cimmino, Matija Snuderl, Raymond H. W. Lam, Weiqiang Chen, Hacking macrophage-associated immunosuppression for regulating                      glioblastoma angiogenesis, Biomaterials, 2018, 161, 164-178.
6.     Weiqiang Chen, Shuo Han, Weyi Qain, Shinuo Weng, Haiou Yang, Luis G. Villa-Diaz, Yubing Sun, Paul H. Krebsbach, Jianping Fu,                               Nanotopography directs moto neuron lineage of human pluripotent stem cells, Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 3556-3565.
7.     W. Qian, L. Gong, Z. Zhang, A. Bajpai, C. Liu, A. B. Castillo, J. C. M. Teo, W. Chen, Nanotopographic Regulation of Human Mesenchymal                  Stem Cell Osteogenesis, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 41794-41806.
8.   S. Weng, Y. Shao, W. Chen, and J. Fu, Mechanosensitive subcellular rheostasis drives emergent single-cell mechanical homeostasis,                       Nature Materials, 2016, 15, 961-967.
9.    W. Chen, S. G. Allen, A. K. Reka, W. Qian, S. Han, J. Zhao, L. Bao, V. Keshamouni, S. D. Merajver, J. Fu, Nanoroughened adhesion-based                  capture of circulating tumor cells with heterogeneous molecular expression and metastatic characteristics, BMC Cancer, 2016, 16, 614.
10.   Y. Sun, K. M. Aw Yong, L. G. Villa-Diaz, X. Zhang, W. Chen, R. Philson, S. Weng, H. Xu, P. H. Krebsbach, and J. Fu, Hippo/YAP-mediated                      rigidity-dependent motor neuron differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells, Nature Materials, 2014, 13, 599-604.
11.   A. Singh, S. Suri, T. Lee, J. M.Chilton, M. T. Cooke, W. Chen, J. Fu, S. L. Stice, H. Lu, T. C. McDevitt, and A. J. Garcia, Adhesive signatur                        based, label-free isolation of reprogrammed human induced pluripotent stem cells, Nature Methods, 2013, 10, 438-444.
12.    W. Chen, S. Weng, F. Zhang, S. Allen, X. Li, L. Bao, R. H. W. Lam, J. A. Macoska, S. D. Merajver, and J. Fu, Nanoroughened surfaces fo                        efficient capture of circulating tumor cells without using capture antibodies, ACS Nano, 2013, 7, 566-575.
13.    W. Chen, L. G. Villa-Diaz, Y. Sun, S. Weng, R. H. W. Lam, L. Han, R. Fan, P. H. Krebsbach, and J. Fu, Nanotopography directs fate of human               embryonic stem cells, ACS Nano, 2012, 6, 4094-4103.

Review Articles

1.     Apratim Bajpai, Rui Li, Weiqiang Chen, The Cellular Mechanobiology of Aging: From Biology to Mechanics, Annals of the New York                        Academy of Sciences, 2020, 1491, 3-24.
2.     Chao Ma, Yansong Peng, Hongtong Li, Weiqiang Chen, Organ-on-a-Chip: A new paradigm for drug development, Trends in Pharmacological        Sciences, 2021, 42, 2, 119-133.
3.     Rui Li, Chao Ma, Haogang Cai, Weiqiang Chen, The CAR T-cell Mechanoimmunology at a Glance, Advanced Science, 2020, 2002628.
4.     Ini-Isabee Witzel, Rasha Nasser, Anna Sabate, Jiranuwat Sapudom, Chao Ma, Weiqiang Chen, Jeremy CM Teo, Deconstructing immune                  microenvironments of lymphoid tissues for reverse engineering, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2018, 1801126.
5.     Jiacheng He, Ayoola T. Brimmo, Mohammad A. Qasaimeh, Pengyu Chen, Weiqiang Chen, Recent Advances and Perspectives in                             Microfluidics-Based Single-Cell Biosensing Techniques, Small Methods, 2017, 1, 1700192.
6.     Y. Zhang, A. Gorden, W. Qian, W. Chen, Engineering Nanoscale Stem Cell Niche: Direct Stem Cell Behavior at Cell-Matrix Interface,                         Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2015, 4, 1900-1914.
7.     W. Qian, Y. Zhang, W. Chen, Capturing Cancer: Emerging Microfluidic Technologies for the Capture and Characterization of Circulating                  Tumor Cells, Small, 2015, 11, 3850-3872.
8.     W. Qian, Y. Zhang, A. Gorden, W. Chen, Nanotopographic biomaterials for isolation of circulating tumor cells, Journal of Nanotechnology             in Engineering and Medicine, 2014, 5, 040901.
9.     X. Li, W. Chen, Z. Li, L. Li, H. Gu, and J. Fu. Emerging microengineering tools for functional analysis and phenotyping of blood cells, Trends            in Biotechnology, 2014, 32, 586-594.
10.     W. Chen, Y. Shao, X. Li, and J. Fu, Nanotopograghical surfaces for stem cell fate control: Engineering mechanobiology from the bottom,                 Nano Today, 2014, 9, 759-784.
11.   W. Chen, N. Huang, X. Li, Z. T. Yu, K. Kurabayashi and J. Fu. Emerging microfluidic tools for functional immunophenotyping: A new                        potential paradigm for immune status characterization, Frontiers in Oncology, 2013, 3, 98.

Biosystems and Biomaterials for Cancer and Immune Engineering

1.     Mei ElGindi, Jiranuwat Sapudom, Ibrahim Hamed Ibrahim, Mohamed Al-Sayegh, Weiqian Chen, Anna Garcia-Sabaté, Jeremy Teo, May the            Force Be with You (Or Not): The Immune System under Microgravity, Cells, , 2021, 10, 8, 1941.
2.     Zhuoyu Zhang, Lunan Liu, Chao Ma, Xin Cui, Raymond H. W. Lam, Weiqian Chen, An in silico glioblastoma microenvironment model                      dissects the immunological mechanisms of resistance to PD-1 checkpoint blockade immunotherapy, Small Methods, 2021, 2100197.
3.     Chao Ma, Matthew T. Witkowski, Jacob Harris, Igor Dolgalev, Sheetal Sreeram, Weiyi Qian, Jie Tong, Xin Chen, Iannis Aifantis, Weiqian                    Chen, Leukemia-on-a-Chip: Dissecting the chemo-resistance mechanisms in B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia bone marrow niche,                  Science Advances, 2020, 6, eaba5536.
4.     Xin Cui, Chao Ma, Varshini Vasudevaraja, Jonathan Serrano, Jie Tong, Yansong Peng, Michael Delorenzo, Guomiao Shen, Joshua Frenster,              Renee-Tyler Tan Morales, Weiyi Qian, Aristotelis Tsirigos, Andrew S. Chi, Rajan Jain, Sylvia C. Kurz, Erik P. Sulman, Dimitris Placantonakis,              Matija Snuderl, Weiqiang Chen, Dissecting the heterogeneity of immunosuppressive tumor microenvironments in a Glioblastoma-on-a-              chip for optimized anti-PD-1 immunotherapy,  eLife, 2020, 9:e52253.
5.     Matthew T Witkowski, Igor Dolgalev, Nikki A Evensen, Chao Ma, Tiffany Chambers, Kathryn G Roberts, Sheetal Sreeram, Yuling Dai                         Anastasia N Tikhonova, Audrey Lasry, Chunxu Qu, Deqing Pei, Cheng Cheng, Gabriel A Robbins, Joanna Pierro, Shanmugapriya Selvaraj,               Valeria Mezzano, Marla Daves, Philip J Lupo, Michael E Scheurer, Cynthia A Loomis, Charles G Mullighan, Weiqiang Chen, Karen R Rabin,              Aristotelis Tsirigos, William L Carroll, Iannis Aifantis, Extensive Remodeling of the Immune Microenvironment in B Cell Acute                                  Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Cancer Cell, 2020, 6, 867-882.e12.
6.     Muhammedin Deliorman, Farhad K. Janahi, Pavithra Sukumar, Roaa Alnemari, Samar Fadl, Ayoub Glia, Weiqiang Chen, Mohammad A.                Qasaimeh, A microfluidic-atomic force microscopy platform for the capture and mechanical characterization of circulating tumor cells in            prostate cancer, Microsystems & Nanoengineering, 2020, 6, 20.
7.     Weiqiang Chen, Steven G. Allen, Weiyi Qian, Zifeng Peng, Shuo Han, Xiang Li, Yubing Sun, Chelsea Fournier, Liwei Bao, Raymond H.W. Lam,          Sofia D. Merajver, and Jianping Fu, Biophysical Phenotyping and Modulation of ALDH+ Inflammatory Breast Cancer Stem-like Cells, Small,            2019, 1802891.
8.     Haoyu Wang, Renee-Tyler Tan Morales, Xin Cui, Jiongxian Huang, Weiyi Qian, Jie Tong, Weiqiang Chen, A Photoresponsive Hyaluronan                  Hydrogel Nanocomposite for Dynamic Immunomodulation, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2018, 1801234.
9.     Xin Cui, Renee-Tyler Tan Morales, Weiyi Qian, Haoyu Wang, Jean-Pierre Gagner, Igor Dolgalev, Dimitris Placantonakis, David Zagzag, Luisa            Cimmino, Matija Snuderl, Raymond H. W. Lam, Weiqiang Chen, Hacking macrophage-associated immunosuppression for regulating                      glioblastoma angiogenesis, Biomaterials, 2018, 161, 164-178.
10.     W. Chen, S. G. Allen, A. K. Reka, W. Qian, S. Han, J. Zhao, L. Bao, V. Keshamouni, S. D. Merajver, J. Fu, Nanoroughened adhesion-based                    capture of circulating tumor cells with heterogeneous molecular expression and metastatic characteristics, BMC Cancer, 2016, 16, 614.
11.     S. Hu, G. Liu, W. Chen, X. Li, W. Lu, R. H. W. Lam, J. Fu, Multiparametric biomechanical and biochemical phenotypic profiling of single                    cancer cells using elasticity microcytometer, Small, 2016, 12, 2300-2311.
             *    Featured as the cover story of Small in MAy 4 2016 issue
12.    W. Chen, S. Weng, F. Zhang, S. Allen, X. Li, L. Bao, R. H. W. Lam, J. A. Macoska, S. D. Merajver, and J. Fu, Nanoroughened surfaces for                       efficient capture of circulating tumor cells without using capture antibodies, ACS Nano, 2013, 7, 566-575.
            *  Featured as the cover story of ACS Nano in January 2013 issue
13.     Y. Wu, Y. Lu, W. Chen, J. Fu and R. Fan, In silico experimentation of glioma microenvironment development and anti-tumor therapy, PLoS            Computational Biology, 2012, 8, e1002355.

Integrated Microfluidics for Immunomonitoring and Biosensing

1.     Chuanyu Wang, Chung-Hui Huang, Zhuangqiang Gao, Jialiang Shen, Jiacheng He, Alana MacLachlan, Chao Ma, Ya Chang, Wen Yang, Yuxin              Cai, Yang Lou, Siyuan Dai, Weiqiang Chen, Feng Li, Pengyu Chen, Nanoplasmonic Sandwich Immunoassay for Tumor-Derived Exosome                Detection and Exosomal PD-L1 Profiling, ACS Sensors, 021, 6, 3308-3319.
2.     Pavithra Sukumar, Muhammedin Deliorman, Ayoola T. Brimmo, Roaa Alnemari, Deena Elsori, Weiqiang Chen, Mohammad A. Qasaimeh,             Airplug-mediated isolation and centralization of single T cells in rectangular microwells for biosensing, Advanced Therapeutics, 2019,                  1900085.
3.     Yuxin Cai, Jingyi Zhu, Jiacheng He, Yang Wen, Weiqiang Chen, Pengyu Chen, Magnet Patterned Superparamagnetic Fe3O4/Au Core-Shell              Nanoplasmonic Sensing Array for Label-Free High Throughput Cytokine Immunoassay, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2019, 8, 1801478.
4.     Jingyi Zhu, Jiacheng He, Michael Verano, Ayoola T. Brimmo, Ayoub Glia, Mohammad A. Qasaimeh, Pengyu Chen, Jose O. Aleman,                            Weiqiang Chen, An Integrated Adipose-Tissue-On-Chip Nanoplasmonic Biosensing Platform for Investigating Obesity-associated                            Inflammation, Lab on a Chip, 2018, 18, 3550-3560.
            *  Selected as the Lab on a Chip Emerging Investigator series paper.
            *  Featured as the inside cover story of Lab on a Chip in December 2018, Issue 23.
            *  Featured in the "Organ-, body- and disease-on-a-chip systems" themed collection.
5.     Xin Cui, Ya Liu, Dinglong Hu, Weiyi Qian, Dong Sun, Weiqiang Chen, and Raymond H. W. Lam, A fluorescent microbead-based microfluidic            immunoassay chip for immune cell cytokine secretion quantification, Lab on a Chip, 2018, 18, 52-531.
6.     S. Hill, W. Qian, W. Chen, and J. Fu. Surface micromachining of polydimethylsiloxane for microfluidics applications, Biomicrofluidics, 2016,         10, 054114.
7.     X. Li, W. Chen, G. Liu, W. Lu, and J. Fu. Continuous-flow microfluidic blood cell sorting for unprocessed whole blood using surface-                        micromachined microfiltration membranes, Lab on a Chip, 2014, 32, 586-594.
8.     B. Oh, N. Huang, W. Chen, J. Seo, P. Chen, T. T. Cornell, T. P. Shanley, J. Fu, and K. Kurabayashi Integrated nanoplasmonic sensing in an                  optofluidic platform for human blood cellular functional immunoanalysis, ACS Nano, 2014, 8, 2667-2676.
9.    W. Chen, N. Huang, B. Oh, R. H. W. Lam, R. Fan, T. T. Cornell, T. P. Shanley, K. Kurabayashi, and J. Fu, Surface-micromachined                                  microfiltration membranes for efficient isolation and functional immunophenotyping of subpopulations of immune cells, Advance                        Healthcare Materials, 2013, 2, 965-975.
            *  Featured as the cover story of Advanced Healthcare Materials in July 2013 issue.
            *  Reported by Materials Views, Cover story: microfluidic immunophenotyping, July 30, 2013.
10.   N. Huang, W. Chen, B. Oh, T. Cornell, T. Shanley, J. Fu and K. Kurabayashi, An integrated microfluidic platform for in-situ cellular cytokine            secretion immunophenotyping, Lab on a Chip,2012, 12, 4093-4101.
11.    W. Chen, R. H. W. Lam and J. Fu, Photolithographic surface micromachining of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS), Lab on a Chip, 2012, 12, 391-          395.
             *   Selected as the Top 10 Most Accessed Articles in Lab on Chip in November & December of 2011.
             *   Selected for the Jan. 9 2012 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.

Synthetic ex vivo Stem Cell Microenvironment

1.     Weiqiang Chen, Shuo Han, Weyi Qain, Shinuo Weng, Haiou Yang, Luis G. Villa-Diaz, Yubing Sun, Paul H. Krebsbach, and Jianping Fu,                       Nanotopography directs moto neuron lineage of human pluripotent stem cells, Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 3556-3565.
2.     W. Qian, L. Gong, Z. Zhang, A. Bajpai, C. Liu, A. B. Castillo, J. C. M. Teo, W. Chen, Nanotopographic Regulation of Human Mesenchymal                  Stem Cell Osteogenesis, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 41794-41806.
3.     Y. Sun, K. M. Aw Yong, L. G. Villa-Diaz, X. Zhang, W. Chen, R. Philson, S. Weng, H. Xu, P. H. Krebsbach, and J. Fu, Hippo/YAP-mediated                      rigidity-dependent motor neuron differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells, Nature Materials, 2014, 13, 599-604.
4.     A. Singh, S. Suri, T. Lee, J. M.Chilton, M. T. Cooke, W. Chen, J. Fu, S. L. Stice, H. Lu, T. C. McDevitt, and A. J. Garcia, Adhesive signature-based,          label-free isolation of reprogrammed human induced pluripotent stem cells, Nature Methods, 2013, 10, 438-444.
            *   Highlighted by NIH Director's Blog by NIH director Dr. Francis Collins, Exploiting Stem Cell Stickiness for Sorting, May 16, 2013
            *   Commentary by Oscar J. Abilez & Joseph C. Wu, Stem cell isolation: Differential stickiness, Nature Materials, vol. 12, pp. 474-476,2013.
5.     W. Chen, Y. Sun and J. Fu, Microfabricated nanotopological surfaces for study of adhesion-dependent cell mechanosensitivity, Small, 2013,          9, 81-89.
            *    Featured as the front cover story of Small in January 2013 issue,
6.     W. Chen, L. G. Villa-Diaz, Y. Sun, S. Weng, R. H. W. Lam, L. Han, R. Fan, P. H. Krebsbach, and J. Fu, Nanotopography directs fate of human              embryonic stem cells, ACS Nano, 2012, 6, 4094-4103.
7.     Y. Sun, L. G. Villa-Diaz, R. H. W. Lam, W. Chen, P. H. Krebsbach and J. Fu, Matrix mechanics regulates fate decisions of human embryoni                stem cells,PLoS ONE, 2012, 7, e37178.

Cell Mechanics and Mechanotransduction

1.     Rui Li, Walida Ali, Chao Ma, Apratim Bajpai, Ngoc Luu, Aarushi Varshney, Camden Riley Rowe, Weiqiang Chen, Surface presentation of the           noncanonical Wnt5a motif to cytotoxic CD8+ T-cells promotes their mechanotransduction and activation, Chemical Communications, 2021,        57, 12667-12670.
             *   Featured in the 2021 Chemical Communications Emerging Investigator themed collection
2.     Xin Cui, Jie Tong, Jimmy Yau, Apratim Bajpai, Jing Yang, Yansong Peng, Mrinalini Singh, Weiyi Qian, Xiao Ma, Weiqiang Chen, Mechanical                Forces Regulate Asymmetric Vascular Cell Alignment, Biophysical Journal, 2020, 119, 1771-1780.
3.     Apratim Bajpai, Jie Tong, Weiyi Qian, Yansong Peng, Weiqiang Chen, The interplay between cell-cell and cell-matrix forces regulates cell                migration dynamics, Biophysical Journal, 2019, 117, 1-10.
4.     Tobias Lendenmann, Teseo Schneider, Jeremie Dumas, Marco Tarini, Apratim Bajpai, Weiqiang Chen, Dimos Poulikakos, Aldo Ferrari,                     Daniele Panozzo, Cellogram: On the Fly Traction Force Microscopy, Nano Letter, 2019, 19, 10, 6742-6750.
5.     Qianbin Wang, Xiaoyu Xu, Apratim Bajpai, Weiyi Qian, Roy Chen, Weiqiang Chen, Energy-mediated Machinery Drives Cellular Mechanical             Allostasis, Advanced Materials, 2019, 1900453.
6.     Weiyi Qian, Weiqiang Chen, Probing single-cell mechanical allostasis using ultrasound tweezers, Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering,              2019, s12195-019-00578-z.
             *   Featured as part of the 2019 CMBE Young Innovators issue
7.     C. Liu, X. Cui, T. M. Ackermann, V. Flamini, W. Chen, and A. B Castillo, Osteoblast-Derived Paracrine Factors Regulate Angiogenesis in                    Response to Mechanical Stimulation, Integrative Biology, 2016, 81, 785-794.
8.     S. Weng, Y. Shao, W. Chen, and J. Fu, Mechanosensitive subcellular rheostasis drives emergent single-cell mechanical homeostasis, Nature          Materials, 2016, 15, 961-967.
9.     Y. Shao, J. M. Mann, W. Chen, and J. Fu, Global Architecture of F-actin cytoskeleton regulates cell shape-dependent endothelial                              mechanotransduction, Integrative Biology, 2014, 6, 300-311.
10.     Z. Fan, Y. Sun, D. Chen, D. Tay, W. Chen, C. X. Deng, and J. Fu, Acoustic tweezing cytometry for live-cell subcellular control of intracellular              cytoskeleton contractility, Scientific Reports, 2013, 3, 2176.
10.     R. H. W. Lam, Y. Sun, W. Chen, and J. Fu, Elastomeric microposts integrated into microfluidics for flow-mediated endothelial                                    mechanotransduction analysis, Lab on a Chip,2012, 12, 1865-1873.
             *   Selected for the May 1 2012 issue of Virtual Journal of Biological Physical Research.

Nanophotonics for Biosensing

1.     W. Chen, K. P. Chen, M. D. Thoreson, A. V. Kildishev and V. M. Shalaev, Ultrathin, ultrasmooth and low-loss silver films via wetting and                  annealing, Applied Physics Letter, 2010, 97, 21107.
2.     W. Chen, D. Thoreson, A. V. Kildishev and V. M. Shalaev, Fabrication and Optical Characterizations of Smooth Silver-Silica Nanocomposite            Films, Laser Physics Letters, 2010, 7, 677-684.
3.     W. Chen, M. D. Thoreson, S. Ishii, A. V. Kildishev and V. M. Shalaev, Ultra-thin ultra-smooth and low-loss silver films on a germanium                    wetting layer, Optics Express, 2010, 18, 5124-5134.
4.     R. B. Nielsen, M. D. Thoreson, W. Chen, A. Kristensen, J. M. Hvam, V. M. Shalaev and A. Boltasseva, Toward superlensing with metal-                      dielectric composites and multilayers, Applied Physics B, 2010, 100, 93-100.

Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)

1.     Z. Su, G. Ding, W. Lu, W. Chen, Broadband circularly polarized CPW-fed slot antenna array for millimeter wave application,                                    Microelectronics Journal, 2009, 40, 1192-1195.
2.     W. Chen, G. Ding, B. Li, X. Sun, Design and simulation of MEMS-based broadband unidirectional CPW-fed rectangular slot antenna,                      Microsystem Technologies, 2008, 14, 343-347.
3.     W. Chen, G. Ding, Z. Su and B. Li, A novel MEMS-based CPW-fed slot antenna for broadband circular polarization and unidirectional                      radiation, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 2007, 17, 2352-2359.
4.     Z. Yang, G. Ding, W. Chen, S. Fu, X. Sun and X. Zhao, Design, simulation and characterization of inertia micro-switch fabricated by non-                  silicon surface micromachining, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 2007, 17, 1598-1604.