Pei Yu Eric Chiou

Associate Professor, Bioengineering Department

University of California, Los Angeles

Prof. Eric P. Y. Chiou received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Department from the University of California at Berkeley in 2005. He received his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering Department in the University of California at Los Angeles and B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering Department from National Taiwan University in Taiwan in 1998. He joined the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of California at Los Angeles in 2006. His research interest is in nanophotonics, biophotonics, single cell laser surgery, laser manufacturing, reconfigurable materials, and BioMEMS/NEMS, and optofluidics. His invention of Optoelectronic Tweezers (OET) is selected by R&D Magazine and Micro/Nano Newsletter as representative of the best 25 micro- and nanotechnologies of 2006. He has received the NSF CAREER award in 2008.