Cheng-Hsien Liu, Ph.D.


      Professor of Power Mechanical Engineering Department

       Professor of Institute of NanoEngineering and MicroSystems

       Professor of College of Semiconductor Research

       Professor of Precision Medicine Ph.D. Program

       Professor of Ph.D. Program in Biomedical Artificial Intelligence

       Supervisor of Micro-Systems and Control Laboratory

       National Tsing Hua University



Mailing Address: 101, Section 2, Kuang-Fu Road,

Engineering Building #1, Room 517
      National Tsing Hua University

Hsinchu, Taiwan 30044, R.O.C.

Phone: +886-3-5742496
Fax: (886-3)-572-2840


My Favorite Poem


Footprints in the Sand







Ph.D., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University (2000)


M.S., Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University


M.S., Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Lehigh University


B.S., Department of Power Mechanical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University


Taipei Municipal Jianguo High School, Taipei, R.O.C.


Research Interests



Research where ElectroMechanical Engineering meets Precision Machining, Nano/Microsyetem, Photonics, Bio and Medicine



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Research News

*          National Innovation Award (Taiwan Healthcare) 2022- collab with Dr. Lee, Dean of Research and Development Office of Taipei Medical University, on “Organ-on-a-chip- Array Platform for 3D Cell Culture and Drug Testing Screening” to win 2022 National Innovation Award (Taiwan Healthcare) 2022 for Excelsior Award.  (與北醫李岡遠醫師合組研發團隊,合作「器官晶片-三維細胞培養與藥物測試篩選陣列平台」獲『2022國家新創精進獎』- 北醫清大聯手!創新肺組織仿生晶片協助患者篩選最佳肺癌免疫治療藥物) (link 1) (link 2)

*          One of Top12 Medical Start-ups 2022 at MEDICA 2022, Munich/Düsseldorf, Germany 14-17 November 2022. Pythia Biotech Ltd. (Cheng-Hsien Liu is a co-founder) Organ-on-chip is developed to recreate a physiological and pathological environment ex vivo. Pythia Biotech Ltd. is among Top12 Medical Start-ups 2022 out of over 250 companies and teams worldwide. (共同發起籌組新創公司Pythia Biotech Ltd. (諭泰生技)及研發團隊之Organ on Chip個人化精準醫療核心技術,參加德國MEDICA 2022,從超過250多公司團隊中被選出Top 12 Start-ups)(聯合報link 1)(MEDICA 2022 link 2)

*           2021 “Grass Roots” Award (short video) from Boehringer Ingelheim “Grass Roots” Support Program in Taiwan-  one of 6 awarded Teams selected from 169 competing teams. We collaborate with Dr. Lee at Taipei Medical University on “Organ on chip: a New Drug Screening Platform as an Alternative for Patients.” (獲百靈佳殷格翰「生醫新創獨角獸Grass Roots支持計畫」, 169個團隊中六個獲獎團隊之一,與北醫李岡遠醫師共組之研發新創創業團隊。)(link 1) (link 2)(link 3)

*          2022-2023 NTHU- ChangGung Medical Hospital Collaboration Research Program -  receiving 2-year funding support on “Liver on a Lab Chip for in-vitro Reconstruction of Liver Function to Study Liver Cancer Drug Resistance” collaborating with Dr. Yeh, Chau-Ting at Linkou ChangGung Medical Hospital. (與林口長庚葉昭廷醫師合作獲兩年期長清計畫)

*          The 1st place Award 2021-  2021 Program Review of MOST Automation Engineering Program (The 1st place Award for our funded project: TIIC auto-sorting and culturing miniaturized systems combining image AI-machine -learning recognition/counting for personal cancer-immunotherapy applications). (科技部工程司自動化學門2021年計畫成果競賽 -特優)

*          National Innovation Award (Taiwan Healthcare) 2021- collab with Dr. Lee, Associate Dean of TMU Shuang Ho Hospital, on “Organ on LabChip- Lung-on-chips” to win 2021 National Innovation Award (Taiwan Healthcare) 2021.  (與北醫雙和醫院李岡遠副院長合組研發團隊,合作肺癌組織器官晶片,獲『第十八屆國家新創獎-學研新創獎』)

*          2021-2023 Interdisciplinary Integration of Advanced Medical Technology (Medical+X) Program - receiving multi-year research funds of Interdisciplinary Integration of Advanced Medical Technology (Medical+X) Program collaborating with Dr. Lee, Associate Dean of TMU Shuang Ho Hospital.  (獲清華大學『跨界整合前瞻醫療科技(醫療+X)計畫』)

*          2021 Future Tech Awards - collab with Dr. Lee, Associate Dean of TMU Shuang Ho Hospital, on “Organ on Chip-New generation of drug screening system” to win 2021 Future Tech Awards.  (與北醫雙和醫院李岡遠副院長合組研發團隊,合作藥物測試篩選應用之器官組織晶片,獲科技部 2021 年未來科技獎』)

*          2021-2024 Engineering-Technology Leap Program- receiving multi-year research fund of Engineering-Technology Leap Program from Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, R.O.C.  This Engineering-Technology Leap Program aims to boost elite mature scholars and promote top research scholars to obtain breakthrough and state-of-the-art research results in the field of engineering and technology.  ( 獲科技部工程司『110年度工程科技中堅躍升研究計畫』)

*       2011 Outstanding Research Award from National Science Council (NSC), Taiwan, Jan. 2012 (100年度國科會傑出研究獎). 


Research Projects


Research Project Sponsors

*           Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Tsinghua-Mackay Memorial Hospital Research Program,  Collaboration with ChangGung Medical Hospital under MOST project, Collaboration with Taipei Medical University/Shuang Ho Hospital under MOST project, Across-Strait Tsing Hua Research Program, Joint Research under the NRF-NSC Cooperative Program, India-Taiwan Joint Research Program, Crystalvue Medical Corporation, TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company), Limited, BenQ, Raydium Semiconductor Corporation, Cando Corp., Test Research Inc., National Space Organization, ITRI, National Science and Technology Program for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, NSC Germination Program, National Science Council, Top-Notch Research Center Program, UST Nano Research Center, etc.


My Research Group- Micro-Systems and Control Laboratory

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Last update: Oct. 28, 2022 by Cheng-Hsien Liu