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Associate Professor (Reader)


School of Engineering
University of Warwick
T:   +44(0)2476574348

Research Interests

Nanobiomechanics, Cell Biomechanics & Adhesion, Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine, Biofluid Mechanics, Nanobioengineering.


Isaac Kuo-Kang Liu received his PhD degree from the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London in 1995, and MSc/BSc from National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, 1986/84, respectively. He was formally a Reader (2003-2009) in Biomedical and Cell Engineering at the Institute of Science and Technology in Medicine, School of Medicine, Keele University and an Associate Professor (1998-2003) in the Mechanical and Production School of Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He is a fellow of Nanotechnology Institute, a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, and an expert panel of European Society for Translational Medicine. He is an editor of several prestigious journals, including as the chief guest editor, he has served Interface Focus (The Royal Society Journal) for two theme issues in 2011 and 2014. He has been invited to give 16 plenary talks in international conferences and many invited lectures in world-renowned institutes such as Cambridge, Oxford, The Royal Society, Columbia University (New York), and Max Planck Institutes (Stuttgart and Potsdam). He has published 70 high-impact journal papers (total citations more than 2400 times; h-index: 25) in Bioengineering and Biophysical areas and 30 other publications, including 2 US patents.

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