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Alexander Hwu

Email: athwu@uci.edu

Education:

  • S./PhD Chemical Engineering, University of California, Irvine Sept 2016 – Present
  • S. Chemical Engineering, University of Kansas, Sept 2012 – May 2016

Research:

BioMEMS Lab

  • Smart Sensing Scaffold for Neural Stem Cell Differentiation
  • Magnetic field effects on Functional Parameters in Non-pathogenic coli
  • CD Microfluidics
  • Carbon Scaffold from Pyrolyzed Electrospun Mats
  • Enhanced Plant Growth using Graphitic carbon

Tissue Engineering Lab (University of Kansas 2013-2014)

  • Mesenchymal stem cell harvesting: human umbilical cords, mouse bone marrow
  • Experimental Design: hanging drops, encapsulation, chondrogenic differentiation
  • Cell Characterization: cryogenic sectioning, multiple staining, PCR

 

Experience:

Axonics Modulation Technologies Inc.

Mechanical/Quality Engineer (Summer 2015); Design Engineer (Summer 2014)

  • Test fixture prototyping and production from CAD to documentation
  • IOQ protocol for test fixture and QA protocol for production parts
  • Design and development of unique features for implantable medical device (US20160045724A1)