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Biomedical/Microfluidics Engineer !h"#" Candida$e, Cornell %ni&ersi$y '('0 )a$ers$one C$, *an Jose, C+ ,(12- %*+ 40./000/0.

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EDUCATION
Cornell University, 3$haca, 45 Ph.D. Candida$e, Biomedical Engineering 6e7" 2014 (e89ec$ed) National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow Thesis: #ielec$ro9hore$ic charac$eri:a$ion, ca9$ure, and enrichmen$ of cancer cells from 7lood cells Advisor: Brian J" ;ir7y Thesis committee: *usan #aniel, <o7er$ *" )eiss University of Washington, *ea$$le, )+ B.S., Bioengineering (College Honors), Ma$hema$ics minor Thesis: =hree/dimensional modeling of $he os$eocy$e ne$2or> in 7one Advisor: =ed *" ?ross Jun" 200.

University of Washington Early Entrance Program, *ea$$le, )+ *e9" 2002 @ May 200' 1 of 14 admi$$ed ou$ of 200A a99lican$sB 7egan 9rogram direc$ly af$er middle school, com9le$ed en$ire high school curriculum in 1 year, and en$ered college immedia$ely af$er2ards"

ESEA C! E"PE IENCE


Ph.D. esearch Assistant, Micro/Nanofluidics Laboratory, 3$haca, 45 4o&" 200. @ !resen$ +d&ised 7y Brian J" ;ir7y, *i7ley *chool of Mechanical and +eros9ace Engineering, Cornell %ni&ersi$y Research summary: #esigned dielec$ro9hore$ic microfluidic de&ices 2i$h chemical and elec$rical $hin/ film com9onen$s $o charac$eri:e s$ress/de9enden$ ca9$ure of cancer cells from 7loodB focus on MEM* de&ice design, modeling, and charac$eri:a$ionB ( years of cleanroom fa7rica$ion and $es$ing e89erienceB s$rong 2or>ing >no2ledge of 7io/ and nano$echnology, cancer, chemo$hera9eu$ics, and clinical $rials" m!act: 1 9a$en$ in&en$ion, ' firs$/au$hor 9u7lica$ions (1 re&ie2 9a9er), 1' conference 9resen$a$ions Transferable s"ills: o #ntre!reneurial: 9ro9osed no&el research, acCuired funding (4*6 ?radua$e <esearch 6ello2shi9) o Leadershi!: $rained and su9er&ised 2 la7 mem7ers on la7 9ro$ocols, led Dournal clu7 discussions o Analytic: 2or>ed inde9enden$ly $o $es$ hy9o$heses, design e89erimen$s, and analy:e da$a o $r%ani&ation: scheduled la7 cleanu9s, managed eCui9men$ and in&en$ory, ordered su99lies o 'ommunication: deli&ered 40A research 9resen$a$ions, 9eer/re&ie2ed ' Dournal ar$icles o Teamwor": colla7ora$ed 2i$h gradua$e s$uden$s and clinicians $o 9roduce 1 addi$ional 9u7lica$ion, 0 conference 9resen$a$ions, and 20A ne2 la7 9ro$ocolsB ga&e cri$ical feed7ac> for '00A la7 9resen$a$ions Lab s"ills: microfluidic de&ice handling, mammalian and 7ac$erial cell cul$ure, cell se9ara$ion and ca9$ure $echniCues, elec$ronics circui$ry and eCui9men$, immunological chemis$ry, fluorescence microsco9y Fab s"ills: con$ac$ and lif$/off 9ho$oli$hogra9hy, $hin/film de9osi$ion (e/7eam e&a9ora$ion, CE#), dry and 2e$ e$ching (me$al, asher, <3E, Bosch), me$rology (*EM, +6M, 9rofilome$er, elli9some$er), 2afer cleaning (<C+, 9iranha), 2afer 7onding and dicing 'om!uter s"ills: CFM*FG, Ga7E3E), M+=G+B, Ga=eH, G/Edi$ C+# Edi$or, !ho$osho9, 3mageJ, *igma!lo$ 'oursewor": 9hysics of micro/ and nanoscale fluid mechanics, 7io9hysical me$hods, aerosols and colloids, elec$rochemis$ry, chemical >ine$ics and $rans9or$, regula$ion of cell 9rolifera$ion and dea$h Un#ergra#$ate esearch Assistant, $rtho!aedic Science Labs, *ea$$le, )+ Jun" 2000 @ Jun" 200. +d&ised 7y =ed *" ?ross, #e9ar$men$ of Fr$ho9aedics and *9or$s Medicine, %ni&ersi$y of )ashing$on 3maged murine $i7ia cross/sec$ions, cons$ruc$ed a '# M+=G+B model of os$eocy$e loca$ions, sho2ed $ha$ $he s9a$ial organi:a$ion of $he os$eocy$e ne$2or> is he$erogeneous and $ha$ $he longi$udinal com9onen$ may 9lay a &i$al role in de$ermining $he direc$ion of signaling 9a$h2ays" Chao (Charlie) Huang 1 January 20, 2014

Un#ergra#$ate esearch Assistant, (ia Research Grou!, *ea$$le, )+ Mar" 200( @ +ug" 200( +d&ised 7y 5ounan Hia, #e9$" of Chemis$ry, %ni&ersi$y of )ashing$on (no2 a$ ?eorgia =ech, +$lan$a, ?+) !erformed 9olyol syn$hesis chemis$ry e89erimen$s $o con$rol $he dominan$ sha9e of sil&er a$oms for im9ro&ing $he sensi$i&i$y of surface/enhanced <aman sca$$ering, and sho2ed $ha$ $he sil&er reduc$ion ra$e increases significan$ly 2i$h increasing $em9era$ure"

WO % AND &EADE S!IP E"PE IENCE


Cons$lting Case Analyst, 'ornell Graduate 'onsultin% 'lub) 3$haca, 45 Jun" 201' @ #ec" 201' Colla7ora$ed 2i$h 10 gradua$e s$uden$s $o assess (0A 7usiness si$ua$ions and 9resen$ analy$ical solu$ions" =augh$ ( ine89erienced s$uden$s $o sol&e cases, 9ro&ided guidance on 9rac$ice ma$erials and $echniCues" Technology Transfer Intern, 'ornell 'enter for Technolo%y #nter!rise) 3$haca, 45 Jul" 201' @ Fc$" 201' E&alua$ed in&en$ion disclosures, re&ie2 9a$en$ li$era$ure, and 2ri$e re9or$s $o assess in&en$ionsI 9a$en$a7ili$y and commerciali:a$ion 9o$en$ial" Teaching Assistant, 'ornell *e!artment of +iomedical #n%ineerin%) 3$haca, 45 +ug" 200, @ #ec" 200, BME 4010J +nalysis of Me$a7olic and *$ruc$ural *ys$ems, $augh$ 7y Ga2rence J" Bonassar Gec$ured on course ma$erials, ho2 $o read scien$ific 9a9ers, and ho2 $o 2ri$e la7 re9or$s" Frgani:ed and led la7ora$ory sessions, graded home2or> assignmen$s and la7 re9or$s, and held office hours for home2or> and e8am hel9 for a class of .0 s$uden$s" 'ra#$ate (e#ical Intern, ,eill 'ornell Medical 'olle%e) 4e2 5or>, 45 Jun" 200, @ +ug" 200, Hos$ing clinician men$orJ #ouglas *" *cherr, Clinical #irec$or of %rologic Fncology, #e9$" of %rology #e&elo9ed a 9ro$ocol for follo2ing u9 2i$h 9a$ien$s 2ho had a ne9hrec$omy, colla7ora$ed 2i$h medical s$uden$s and clinicians $o syn$hesi:e informa$ion for 41' 9a$ien$s from &arious da$a7ases, and sho2ed a ,4K (/year sur&i&orshi9 for 9a$ien$s 2ho had early/s$age $umors" F7ser&ed clinical 9rac$ices and surgeries, ans2ered 9a$ien$sI 7iology Cues$ions a$ consul$a$ions" O$treach Chair, 'ornell +iomedical #n%ineerin% Society, 3$haca, 45 +ug" 200. @ +ug" 200, Ged a $eam of 10 grad s$uden$s $o organi:e a 2ee> of science ac$i&i$ies a$ an elemen$ary school" !u7lici:ed a dona$ion dri&e, raised L(00 $o s9onsor 4 needy children during $he holiday season" Aca#emic Committee, -, +iomedical #n%ineerin% Society) *ea$$le, )+ Fc$" 200- @ Jun" 200. *cheduled ( gues$ lec$ures, organi:ed and e8hi7i$ed research a$ 2 de9ar$men$al o9en houses"

!ONO S AND AWA DS


Cornell University Conference Travel 'rant Amount: L400" 6unding 9ro&ided 7y $he Cornell %ni&ersi$y ?radua$e *chool" +2arded $o s$uden$s in&i$ed $o gi&e an oral 9resen$a$ion a$ a research conference" *e9" 201'

National Science )o$n#ation 'ra#$ate esearch )ello*shi+ Jun" 2010 @ May 201' AmountJ L,2,000" 6unding 9ro&ided 7y $he 4*6 ?radua$e <esearch 6ello2shi9 !rogram" 2,0(2 a2arded ou$ of 1',000A a99lican$s $o fund original, high/im9ac$ research 9ro9osals" ,ohn (. (c($llen )ello*shi+ +ug" 200. @ Jul" 200, AmountJ L2.,000" 6unding 9ro&ided 7y $he Cornell %ni&ersi$y ?radua$e *chool" 1 a2arded ou$ of 14 incoming !h"#" s$uden$ selec$ed 7y $he #e9ar$men$ of Biomedical Engineering"

Chao (Charlie) Huang

January 20, 2014

Dean-s Un#ergra#$ate esearch A*ar# Amount: L400" 6unding 9ro&ided 7y $he %ni&ersi$y of )ashing$on College of Engineering" 20 a2arded ou$ of 100A a99lican$s $o fund research ma$erials and $raining" o.inson Center for /o$ng Scholars Para#ise Scholarshi+ Amount: L1,000" 6unding 9ro&ided 7y %ni&ersi$y of )ashing$on <o7inson Cen$er" . a2arded ou$ of (0A a99lican$s for demons$ra$ing academic e8cellence and ser&ice"

May 200.

Mar" 200-

Un#ergra#$ate Scholar A*ar# *e9" 2004 @ +ug" 2000 Amount: L2,400" 6unding 9ro&ided 7y $he %ni&ersi$y of )ashing$on" 20, a2arded ou$ of (,000A freshmen for dis9laying academic e8cellence and leadershi9" National Society of Collegiate Scholars *e9" 2004 (induc$ed) <ecogni:es ou$s$anding academic achie&emen$ among freshmen and so9homores" Gess $han 10K of %ni&ersi$y of )ashing$on s$uden$s Cualify for mem7ershi9" University of Washington !onors Program Mar" 200' @ Jun" 200. 3n$egra$es challenging courses and di&erse learning e89eriences for academically mo$i&a$ed s$uden$s in a close communi$y of facul$y, s$aff, and 9eers" Gess $han (K of %ni&ersi$y of )ashing$on s$uden$s enroll and gradua$e 2i$h College Honors"

INTE&&ECTUA& P OPE T/
1" ;ir7y BJ, !$ang C" MHy7rid #E!/3C #e&ices for Ca9$ure of Circula$ing =umor Cells a$ High !uri$y"N !ro&isional 9a$en$ (4o" 01/0.4,'0() filed +ug" 2012" 3n&en$ion 2as mar>e$ed $o 2. life science/engineering com9anies"

PEE 0 E1IEWED PUB&ICATIONS


1" !$ang C, Giu H, Bander 4H, ;ir7y BJ" MEnrichmen$ of 9ros$a$e cancer cells from 7lood cells 2i$h a hy7rid dielec$ro9horesis and immunoca9$ure microfluidic sys$em,N +iomedical Microdevices, 1((0)J ,41/., 201'" 2" !$ang C, *an$ana *M, Giu H, Bander 4H, Ha2>ins B?, ;ir7y BJ" MCharac$eri:a$ion of a hy7rid dielec$ro9horesis and immunoca9$ure microfluidic sys$em for cancer cell ca9$ure,N #lectro!horesis (co&er), '4(20)J 2,-0/,, 201'" '" Ha2>ins B?, !$ang C, +rasani9alai *, ;ir7y BJ" M+u$oma$ed #ielec$ro9hore$ic Charac$eri:a$ion of Mycobacterium sme%matis,N Analytical 'hemistry, .'(,)J '(0-/1(, 2011" 4" !ra$$ E#O, !$ang CO, Ha2>ins B?, ?leghorn J!, ;ir7y BJ" M<are cell ca9$ure in microfluidic de&ices,N 'hemical #n%ineerin% Science, 00(-)J 1(0./22, 2011" O +u$hors con$ri7u$ed eCually $o $his 2or>

CON)E ENCE P OCEEDIN'S


1" *mi$h J!, ?leghorn J!, ?odla ME, !$ang C, Gannin =B, !ra$$ E#, *an$ana *M, =hege 63, ;ir7y BJ" MCircula$ing =umor Cell (C=C) Cancer Biomar>ers %sing ?eome$rically Enhanced #ifferen$ial 3mmunoca9$ure (?E#3) Microde&ices,N Society for Lab Automation and Screenin%, *an #iego, C+, Jan" 2014" 2" !$ang C, *mi$h J!, Giu H, Bander 4H, ;ir7y BJ" MEnrichmen$ of 9ros$a$e cancer cells from 7lood cells 2i$h a hy7rid dielec$ro9horesis and immunoca9$ure microfluidic sys$em,N MicroTAS, 6rei7urg, ?ermany, Fc$" 201'" '" !$ang C, *mi$h J!, Giu H, Bander 4H, ;ir7y BJ" M+ Hy7rid #ielec$ro9horesis and 3mmunoca9$ure *ys$em for Enhanced Ca9$ure of Circula$ing =umor Cells,N +M#S Annual Meetin%, *ea$$le, )+, *e9" 201'"

Chao (Charlie) Huang

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January 20, 2014

4" ;ir7y BJ, ?leghorn J!, ?odla ME, !$ang C, Gannin =B, *an$ana *M, *mi$h J!, *yed *+, =hege 63" MCa9$ure and in$erroga$ion of circula$or $umor cells 7y use of geome$rically enhanced differen$ial immunoca9$ure (?E#3) microfluidic de&ices,N Gordon Research 'onference ./hysics and 'hemistry of Microfluidics0, Gucca, 3$aly, Jun" 201'" (" !$ang C, *an$ana *M, Ha2>ins B?, Giu H, Bander 4H, ;ir7y BJ" M#ielec$ro9horesis/Enhanced 3mmunoca9$ure of !ros$a$e Cancer Cells,N +M#S Annual Meetin%, +$lan$a, ?+, Fc$" 2012" 0" +rasani9alai *, Ha2>ins B?, !$ang C, ;ir7y BJ" M#ielec$ro9hore$ic *9ec$rome$ry of Mem7rane !ro9er$ies in Myco7ac$eria,N Gordon Research Seminar .+ioanalytical Sensors), 4e29or$, <3, Jun" 2012" -" !$ang C, Ha2>ins B?, +rasani9alai *, ;ir7y BJ" M#ielec$ro9hore$ic Charac$eri:a$ion of Myco7ac$eria and !ros$a$e Cancer Cells,N +M#S Annual Meetin%, Har$ford, C=, Fc$" 2011" ." +rasani9alai *, Ha2>ins B?, !$ang C, ;ir7y BJ" M#ielec$ro9hore$ic se9ara$ion of Myco7ac$eria $o aid in =u7erculosis research,N 11th New 2or" 'om!le3 Matter ,or"sho!, *yracuse, 45, Jun" 2011" ," !$ang C, Ha2>ins B?, +rasani9alai *, ;ir7y BJ" M+u$oma$ed #ielec$ro9hore$ic Charac$eri:a$ion of Myco7ac$eria,N +M#S Annual Meetin%, +us$in, =H, Fc$" 2010" 10" !$ang C, Ha2>ins B?, +rasani9alai *, ;ir7y BJ" M+u$oma$ed #ielec$ro9hore$ic Charac$eri:a$ion for Microfluidic Cell *e9ara$ion #e&ices,N MicroTAS, ?roningen, =he 4e$herlands, Fc$" 2010" 11" !$ang C, Ha2>ins B?, ;ir7y BJ" M+u$oma$ed #ielec$ro9hore$ic Charac$eri:a$ion for Microfluidic Cell *e9ara$ion,N 14th New 2or" 'om!le3 Matter ,or"sho!, 3$haca, 45, Jun" 2010" 12" Ha2>ins B?, !$ang C, *$ranic 3*, ;onda9alli *, ;ir7y BJ" M!ar$icle screening in 9olymeric microfluidic de&ices using insula$ing dielec$ro9horesis and freCuency/modula$ed elec$ric fields,N MicroTAS, JeDu, ;orea, 4o&" 200," 1'" Ha2>ins B?, !$ang C, ;ir7y BJ" M#ielec$ro9hore$ic Charac$eri:a$ion and *or$ing of Myco7ac$eria,N +M#S Annual Meetin%, !i$$s7urgh, !+, Fc$" 200,"

OT!E P ESENTATIONS
1" !$ang C, *mi$h J!, ;ir7y BJ" M+ Hy7rid #ielec$ro9horesis and 3mmunoca9$ure Microfluidic *ys$em for Enhanced <are Cell Ca9$ure,N 'ornell NanoScale Science 5 Technolo%y Facility Annual Meetin%, 3$haca, 45, *e9" 201' (in&i$ed s9ea>er)" 2" !$ang C, *an$ana *M, Ha2>ins B?, Giu H, Bander 4H, ;ir7y BJ" M#ielec$ro9horesis/Enhanced 3mmunoca9$ure of !ros$a$e Cancer Cells,N 'ornell +M#S Summer Retreat, 3$haca, 45, +ug" 2012 (in&i$ed s9ea>er)" '" +rasani9alai *, Ha2>ins B?, !$ang C, ;ir7y BJ" M*e9ara$ion of Mycobacteria using insula$i&e dielec$ro9hore$ic de&ices $o aid in =u7erculosis research,N 'ornell NanoScale Science 5 Technolo%y Facility Annual Meetin%, 3$haca, 45, Jul" 2012" 4" +rasani9alai *, Ha2>ins B?, !$ang C, ;ir7y BJ" M#ielec$ro9hore$ic se9ara$ion of Myco7ac$eria $o aid in =u7erculosis research,N 'ornell NanoScale Science 5 Technolo%y Facility Annual Meetin%, 3$haca, 45, *e9" 2011" (" !$ang C, Ha2>ins B?, +rasani9alai *, ;ir7y BJ" M+u$oma$ed #ielec$ro9hore$ic Charac$eri:a$ion of Mycobacteria and !ros$a$e Cancer Cells,N 'ornell +M#S Summer Retreat, 3$haca, 45, +ug" 2011" 0" !$ang C, Ha2>ins B?, ;ir7y BJ" M+u$oma$ed #ielec$ro9hore$ic Charac$eri:a$ion for Microfluidic Cell *e9ara$ion #e&ices,N 'ornell +M#S Summer Retreat, 3$haca, 45, +ug" 2010" -" !$ang C, Ha2>ins B?, ;ir7y BJ" M#ielec$ro9hore$ic Charac$eri:a$ion of Myco7ac$eria,N Sibley Graduate Research 'onference, 3$haca, 45, Mar" 2010"

Chao (Charlie) Huang

January 20, 2014

." !$ang C, Ha2>ins B?, ;ir7y BJ" MCharac$eri:a$ion of Cellular #ielec$ric !ro9er$ies %sing #ielec$ro9horesis,N 'ornell +M#S Summer Retreat, 3$haca, 45, +ug" 200," ," !$ang C, ?ross =*" M=hree/#imensional Modeling of $he Fs$eocy$e 4e$2or>,N -, -nder%raduate Research Sym!osium, *ea$$le, )+, May 200." 10" !$ang C, ?ross =*" M=hree/#imensional Modeling of $he Fs$eocy$e 4e$2or>,N -, 6onors Research 'ollo7uium, *ea$$le, )+, May 200." 11" !$ang C, ?ross =*" M2/# 3maging of $he Fs$eocy$e 4e$2or>,N -, -nder%raduate Research Sym!osium, *ea$$le, )+, May 200-"

&AN'UA'ES
(an#arin2 4a$i&e, con&ersa$ional fluency )rench2 Basic (li&ed in Mon$real, PC, Canada and a$$ended an all/6rench elemen$ary school for ' years)

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ICU&A &EADE S!IP AND TEA(WO % E"PE IENCE

/o$T$.e 1i#eo Content Creator, www8youtube8com/underwaterrobots Jul" 2012 @ !resen$ Crea$ed a channel $o $each $he use of music eCui9men$ and sof$2are, gre2 an audience of ',000A su7scri7ers 2i$h '(0,000A &ie2s in 1 yearB &ideos 2ere fea$ured on se&eral 9rominen$ music 7logs" <e&ie2ed and 9romo$ed e8clusi&e 9roduc$ 9ro$o$y9es from BEH<34?E< (a large, in$erna$ional music eCui9men$ com9any) 0 mon$hs 9rior $o $heir 9u7lic release da$e" Amate$r oc3 Ban# &ea#er, *ea$$le, )+ Q 3$haca, 45 *e9" 200( @ +9r" 200-, *e9" 200, @ Mar" 2011 *$ar$ed 2 ama$eur roc> 7ands and 9erformed a$ se&eral local &enuesB 2or>ed as a com7ina$ion of 7and manager, gui$ar/>ey7oard 9layer, song2ri$er, 9roducer, sound engineer, 9romo$er, and 2e7mas$er" Organi4e# S+orts Team (em.er, *ea$$le, )+ Q 3$haca, 45 *e9" 200( @ Jun" 200-, Fc$" 200. @ Mar" 201' Ca9$ained 2 in$ramural 7as>e$7all $eamsJ organi:ed and led $eam 9rac$ices, and scheduled games" !layed in a local recrea$ional ice hoc>ey league and ad&anced $o $he league cham9ionshi9 game $2ice"

Chao (Charlie) Huang

January 20, 2014