Biography

Dr. Jun Chen is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Los Angeles. His current research focuses on nanotechnology and bioelectronics for energy, sensing, and therapy applications in the form of smart textiles, wearables, and body area sensor networks. He has already published 2 books, 130 journal articles and 85 of them are as first/corresponding authors in Chemical Reviews, Nature Energy, Nature Electronics, Nature Sustainability, Nature Communications, Joule, Matter, and many others. His works were selected as Research Highlight by Nature and Science 6 times, and covered by world mainstream media over 1,000 times, including NPR, ABC, NBC, Reuters, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, Scientific American, and many others. He also filed 14 US patents and licensed 1. Beyond research, he is currently an Associate Editor of Biosensors and Bioelectronics, and an Editorial Board Member of Advanced Fiber Materials, Nano-Micro Letters, Frontiers in Pharmacology, Frontiers in Chemistry, Biosensors, Textiles, and Smart Materials in Medicine. With a current h-index of 65, he was identified to be one of the worlds most influential researchers in the field of Materials Science by the Web of Science Group, and on the global list of The Highly Cited Researchers 2019