Shaochen Chen

Zable Endowed Chair of NanoEngineering Department at UCSD.
Professor of Bioengineering Department at UCSD.

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

Phone: (858) 822-7856

Office: Structural Materials Engineering (SME) building
Room 203C
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
  • 2023 Frederick W. Taylor Research Medal, Society of Manufacturing Engineers
  • 2022 BRITE Fellow, National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • 2022 elected fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors
  • 2021 elected Member of European Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • 2019 Teacher of the Year, Jacobs School of Engineering, UC San Diego
  • 2018 Distinguished Seminar for Frontiers in Cardiovascular Science, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University
  • 2017 Milton C. Shaw Manufacturing Research Medal, ASME
  • 2017 Distinguished Seminar, BU Photonics Center, Boston University
  • 2016 Distinguished seminar speaker, Medical Engineering Program, CalTech, 2016
  • 2016 Distinguished Seminar, Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research, University of Southern California, September, 2016.
  • 2015 Russell Springer Professor (visiting), University of California at Berkeley
  • 2015 Distinguished Seminar, Biomedical Engineering Department, University of California, Davis
  • 2015 Invited Speaker, National Academy of Engineering US-China Frontier of Engineering Symposium.
  • 2015 SPIE Applications of 3D Printing Best Paper Award, Photonics West, 2015
  • 2014 The Corinne Bower Lecture, Pre Retina Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 2014
  • 2014 Edward Nagy New Investigator Award, National Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering (NIBIB) of NIH.
  • 2009 Outstanding Paper Award, 37th North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC) by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME).
  • 2006 Pearlie D. Henderson Centennial Endowed Faculty Fellow, UT-Austin.
  • 2006 Best Paper Award, Joint AIAA/ASME Thermophysics Conference
  • 2005 Outstanding Faculty Award, GAIN2005, College of Engineering, UT-Austin
  • 2005 Licensed three patents to CardioSpectra, Inc. (CSI). CSI was acquired by Volcano Corporation (NASDAQ: VOLC). Total Royalties paid to UT by CSI to date is $972,063.
  • 2004 Young Investigator Award from the Office of Naval Research (ONR)
  • 2002 Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineers Award, Society of Manuf. Engineers.
  • 2001 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
  • 2022-present, Zable Endowed Chair Professor, Nano and Chemical Engineering Department, UCSD
  • 2019-2023 Chair, NanoEngineering Department, UCSD
  • 2014-2019 Vice Chair, NanoEngineering Department, UCSD
  • 2014-present Director, Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Center, UCSD
  • 2010-present Adjunct Professor, Radiology Department, UCSD
  • 2010-present Professor, Materials Science and Engineering Program, UCSD
  • 2010-present Faculty, Institute of Engineering in Medicine, UCSD
  • 2010-present Faculty, Clinical and Translational Research Institute, UCSD
  • 2010-present Professor Affiliate, Bioengineering Department, UCSD
  • 2010-present Professor, NanoEngineering Department, University of California, San Diego
  • 2009-2010 Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Texas at Austin
  • 2008-2010 Program Director, NanoManufacturing Program, National Science Foundation
  • 2005-2009 Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, UT-Austin
  • 2002-2005 Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, UT-Austin
  • 1999-2001 Assistant Professor, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering Dept, Iowa State Univ.
Fellow, the US National Academy of Inventors (NAI)
Member, European Academy of Sciences and Arts (EASA)
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Fellow, International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE)
Fellow, International Society for NanoManufacturing (ISNM)
Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
Co-founder and Scientific Advisor, Allegro 3D, Inc. 2017-present
Editorial Board, Scientific Report (NPG) 2016-present
Editorial Board, Additive Manufacturing 2014-present
Advisory Board, StemoniX 2014-present
Editorial Board, Laser-based Manufacturing and Materials Processing 2012-present
Editorial Board, Journal of Nanoengineering and Nanomanufacturing 2010-present
Advisory Board, NextWave Ventures 2010-present
Editorial Board, Biofabrication 2008-present
Editorial Board, The Open Materials Science Journal 2008-present
Associate Editor, Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology 2007-2011
Associate Editor, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering 2007-2010
Editorial Board: Nanomedicine (UK) 2005-2010