Tony Jun Huang received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2005. His research interests are in the fields of acoustofluidics, optofluidics, and micro/nano systems for biomedical diagnostics and therapeutics. He has authored/co-authored over 190 peer-reviewed journal publications in these fields. His journal articles have been cited more than 12,000 times, as documented at Google Scholar (h-index: 62).He also has 20 patents and invention disclosures.
He was elected a fellow of the following five professional societies: the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Institute of Physics (IOP), and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).
Huang's research has gained international recognition through numerous prestigious awards and honors including a 2010 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director's New Innovator Award, a 2011 JALA Top Ten Breakthroughs of the Year Award, a 2012 Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award from the Society for Manufacturing Engineering, a 2013 Faculty Scholar Medal from The Pennsylvania State University, a 2013 American Asthma Foundation (AAF) Scholar Award, the 2014 IEEE Sensors Council Technical Achievement Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the 2017 Analytical Chemistry Young Innovator Award from the American Chemical Society (ACS).
Education and Training
- University of California at Los Angeles, Ph.D. 2005
Selected Grants and Awards
- Structural dynamics and mechanisms of photoreceptor signaling
- Developing Biomarkers for Traumatic Brain Injury and Alzheimer's Disease via Acoustic Exosome Separation Devices
- Collaborative Research: High Resolution Acoustic Manipulation of Single Cells with Integrated MEMS based Phased Arrays
- Extracellular vesicles and their ncRNAs cargo as markers of trophoblast injury
- An Acoustofluidic Device for Biocompatible Platelet Separation
- Determining treatment sensitivity in B cell lymphoma by novel microfluidics-based NK cell immunogenicity platform
- Detect autologous transfusion by novel separation and characterization of RBC storage exosomes
- An Acoustofluidic Device for Point-of-Care Sputum Processing and Analysis
- Standing Surface Acoustic Wave Based Cell Sorters for Maintaining Cell Integrity
- Validation of acoustic tweezers for single-cell analyses of purine metabolism
- Single Cell Virology
- IDBR: Type A: Precise manipulation and patterning of protein nanocrystals using surface acoustic wave technology_BCF
- STTR Phase II: Development of Bio-compatible, Bio-safe Cell Sorters
- IDBR: Type A: Precise manipulation and patterning of protein nanocrystals using surface acoustic wave technology