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Dr Isaac Liu



Associate Professor (Reader)


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

Research Interests

Nanobiomechanics, Cell Biomechanics, Cell Adhesion, Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine, Mechanics of Biomaterials, Atomic Force Microscopy Force Spectroscopy, Optical Tweezers for Single Cell.


Isaac Kuo-Kang Liu received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London in 1995. 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. For example, as the chief guest editor, he has served Interface Focus (The Royal Society Journal) for two theme issues in 2011 and 2014, in which several world leading research groups, such as MIT, Cambridge University, Johns Hopkins University, and Duke University have contributed their works. He has been invited to give 14 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 Institute (Stuttgart). He has published 70 high-impact journal papers in Bioengineering and Biophysical areas and 30 other publications, including 2 US patents.

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