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  • Conference Proceedings
  • K. Zhao, C. J. Lee, W. J. Agnew, S. Lee, and W. C. Tang, “ HL-1 cardiomyocyte mechanistic responses to micro-patterned culture environment,” Proc. 10th IEEE Int. Conf. Nano/Molecular Medicine and Engineering, Macau, China, October 30 – November 2, 2016.
  • Y.-H. Huang, W. C. Tang and Y.-H. Hsu, “Study of cell morphology on SU-8 microfibers,” Proc. Annual Symp. Biomedical Engineering and Technol., Taipei, Taiwan, November 13, 14, 2015.
  • C.-H. Chan, H. J. Chu, W. C. Tang, and Y.-H. Hsu, “Fabrication of aligned P(VDF-TrFE) piezoelectric nanofiber bundles with electrospinning across serrated gaps,” Proc. 13th Int. Conf. Automation Technol., Taipei, Taiwan, November 13 – 15, 2015.
  • C. F. Ruiz, E. M. Kha and W. C. Tang, “A piezoresistive sensor for quantifying cell-induced cantilever deflection,” Proc. 10th IEEE Int. Conf. Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems, Xi'an, China, April 7 – 11, 2015.
  • S. Karunanidhi, M. W. Lum, S. R. Nagurla, and W. C. Tang, “Microfluidic platforms for size-based cell sorting,” Proc. 7th IEEE Int. Conf. Nano/Molecular Medicine and Engineering, Phuket, Thailand, November 10 – 13, 2013, pp. 27 – 31.
  • S. Gupta, A. C. Baker, and W. C. Tang, “Microfluidic platforms for capturing circulating tumor cells,” Proc. 7th IEEE Int. Conf. Nano/Molecular Medicine and Engineering, Phuket, Thailand, November 10 – 13, 2013, pp. 1 – 4.
  • D. Pemba and W. C. Tang, “A multisite neural probe with simultaneous neural recording and drug delivery capabilities,” Proc. 6th Annu. Int. IEEE EMBS Neural Engineering Conf., San Diego, CA, November 6 – 8, 2013, pp. 1493 – 1496.
  • D. Pemba, W. M. Wong, and W. C. Tang, “SU-8/Silicon hybrid three dimensional intraneural electrode array,” Proc. 6th Annu. Int. IEEE EMBS Neural Engineering Conf., San Diego, CA, November 6 – 8, 2013, pp. 295 – 298.
  • H. C. Wong and W. C. Tang, “Correlating simulation and experimental data of traction and cell speed as functions of substrate stiffness,” Proc. 11th IEEE Int. Conf. Bioinformatics Bioengineering, Taichung, Taiwan, October 24 – 26, 2011, pp. 240 – 244.
  • H. C. Wong and W. C. Tang, “Effects of ECM degradation rate, adhesion, and drag on cell migration in 3D,” in N. A. Abu Osman et al. (Eds.): BIOMED 2011, IFMBE Proc. 35, 5th Kuala Lumpur Int. Conf. Biomedical Engineering 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, June 21 – 23, 2011, pp. 428 – 431.
  • Y.-H. Hsu, J. L. Coleman, and W. C. Tang, “Microfluidic platform for detecting malaria infected avian red blood cells,” Ext. Abs., 12th UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium, Santa Barbara, CA, June 13 – 15, 2011.
  • Y.-H. Hsu, J. L. Coleman, and W. C. Tang, “Surface morphological changes as biomarkers for detecting malaria infected avian erythrocytes,” Ext. Abs., 6th Int. Conf. Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology, Lucerne, Switzerland, May 4 – 6, 2011, pp. 116 – 117.
  • Y.-H. Hsu, P. Lu, and W. C. Tang, “Microplatforms for avian malaria studies,” Proc. 6th Annual IEEE Int. Conf. Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, February 20 – 23, 2011, pp. 355 – 358.
  • L. Esfandiari and W. C. Tang, “PDMS stretchable platform for the studies of mechanical compression on neurogenesis,” Proc. 4th IEEE Int. Conf. Nano/Mol. Med. Engin. (IEEE-NanoMed), Hong Kong & Macau, China, December 5 – 9, 2010, CD-ROM.
  • H. C. Wong and W. C. Tang, “Effects of friction coefficient and receptor number on cell-substrate interactions during migration,” Proc. ASME 2010 Summer Bioengin. Conf. (SBC 2010), Naples, FL, June 16 – 19, 2010, CD-ROM.
  • Y.-H. Hsu and W. C. Tang, “Integrated microbioreactor with piezoelectric transducer array for cellular diagnostics,” Proc. 13th Int. Conf. Miniaturized Syst. Chem. Life Sci. (µTAS), Jeju, Korea, November 1 – 5, 2009, pp. 1817 – 1819.
  • H. C. Wong, K. N. Cho, and W. C. Tang, “Bending of a stented atherosclerotic artery,” Proc. COMSOL Conf. 2009, October 8 – 10, 2009, CD-ROM.
  • J. A. Ayers, W. C. Tang, and Z. Chen, “Paraffin actuated micromirror for endoscopic OCT,” Proc. 4th Frontiers in Biomedical Devices Conf., Irvine, CA, June 8 – 9, 2009, Paper #83051, CD-ROM.
  • Y.-H. Hsu and W. C. Tang, “Microfabricated piezoelectric transducer platform for mechanical characterization of cellular events,” Proc. 19th Int. conf. Adaptive Structures and Technol., Ascona, Switzerland, Oct 6 – 9, 2008, CD-ROM. [**Best Student Paper Award**]
  • T. Nakano, Y.-H. Hsu, W. C. Tang, T. Suda, D. Lin, T. Koujin, T. Haraguchi, and Y. Hiraoka, “Microplatform for intercellular communication,” Proc. 3rd IEEE Int. Conf. Nan/Micro Engin. Molecular Syst., Sanya, China, Jan. 6 – 9, 2008, pp. 476 – 479.
  • Y.-H. Hsu, J. Lin, and W. C. Tang, “Optimization and characterization of RF sputtered piezoelectric zinc oxide thin film for transducer applications," Proc. IEEE Ultrasonics Symp. 2007, Oct. 28 – 31, 2007, New York, NY, pp. 2393 – 2398.
  • J. Wu and W. C. Tang, “Microfabrication of high-density microelectrode arrays for peripheral intraneural applications” Proc. 2nd IEEE Int. Conf. Nano/Micro Engin. Mol. Syst., Bangkok, Thailand, Jan. 16 – 19, 2007, pp. 1085 – 1088.
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    K. C. Liu, H. Bode, and W. C. Tang, "Role of oxygen concentration in media on hydra stem cell growth and differentiation under pressure," Abstracts, SBE 2nd Int. Conf. Bioeng. Nanotechnol., Santa Barbara, CA, Sep. 5 – 7, 2006, p 38.
  • J. Wu, W.-F. Feng, W. C. Tang, and F.-G. Zeng, “A microsystem with varying-length electrode arrays for auditory nerve prostheses,” Proc. 28th IEEE Engin. Med. Biol. Soc. Annu. Int. Conf., New York City, NY, Aug. 30 – Sep. 3, 2006, pp. 3166 – 3169.
  • W. Pang, L. Yan, H. Zhang, H. Yu, E. S. Kim, and W. C. Tang, “Ultrasensitive mass sensor based on lateral extensional mode (LEM) piezoelectric resonator” Tech. Dig., 19th IEEE Int. Conf. Micro Electro Mech. Syst., Istanbul, Turkey, Jan. 22 – 26, 2006, pp. 78 – 81.
  • J. Wu, W.-F. Feng and W. C. Tang, “A multi-channel low-power circuit for implantable auditory neural recording microsystems,” Proc. 12th Int. Conf. BioMed. Engin., Singapore, Dec. 7 – 10, 2005, Paper #4B1-05, CD-ROM.
  • J. Wu, L. Yan, W. C. Tang, and F.-G. Zeng, “Micromachined electrode arrays with form-fitting profile for auditory nerve prostheses,” Proc. 2005 IEEE Engin. in Med. and Biol. 27th Annu. Conf., Shanghai, China, Sept. 1 – 4, 2005, Paper #0648, CD-ROM.
  • J. Wu, R. Hainley, and W. C. Tang  “A high density micromachined electrode array for auditory nerve implants”,    Proc.  2005 Summer Bioengin. Conf., Vail, CO, June 22 – 26, 2005, CD-ROM.
  • J. Wu, L. Yan, H. Xu, W. C. Tang, and F.-G. Zeng, “A curvature-controlled 3D micro-electrode array for cochlear implants,” Tech. Dig., 13 th Int. Conf. Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems (Transducers ’05), Seoul, Korea, June 5 – 9, 2005, pp. 1636 – 1639.
  • V. C. Wu, T. Law, C.-M. Hsu, G. Lin, W. C. Tang, and E. S. Monuki, “MEMS platform for studying neurogenesis under controlled mechanical tension,” Proc. 3rd Annual Int. IEEE EMBS Special Topic Conf. Microtechnologies in Med. and Biol., Kahuku, Oahu, HI, May 12 – 15, 2005, pp. 408 – 411.
  • Y.-H. Wen, G. Y. Yang, V. J. Bailey, G. Lin, W. C. Tang, and J. H. Keyak, “Mechanically robust micro-fabricated strain gauges for use on bones,” Proc. 3rd Annual Int. IEEE EMBS Special Topic Conf. Microtechnologies in Med. and Biol., Kahuku, Oahu, HI, May 12 – 15, 2005, pp. 302 – 304.
  • L. Yan, J. Wu, and W. C. Tang, “A 1.14 GHz piezoelectrically transduced disk resonator,” Tech. Dig., 18th IEEE Int. Conf. Micro Electro Mech. Syst., Miami Beach, FL, Jan. 30 – Feb. 3, 2005, pp. 203 – 206.
  • G. Y. Yang, V. J. Bailey, Y.-H. Wen, G. Lin, W. C. Tang, and J. H. Keyak, “Fabrication and characterization of microscale sensors for bone surface strain measurement,” Proc., 3rd IEEE Int. Conf. Sensors, Vienna, Austria, Oct. 24 – 27, 2004, pp. 1355 – 1358.
  • J. A. Ayers, W. C. Tang, and Z. Chen, “360 ° rotating micro mirror for transmitting and sensing optical coherence tomography signals,” Proc., 3rd IEEE Int. Conf. Sensors, Vienna, Austria, Oct. 24 – 27, 2004, pp. 497 – 500.
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    J. A. Ayers, W. C. Tang, and Z. Chen, “Towards a 360 degree rotational micro mirror for biomedical imaging,” Ext. Abs., 2004 BME Ann. Fall Meet., Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 13 – 16, 2004, CD-ROM.
  • G. Lin, V. C. Wu, R. E. Hainley, L. A. Flanagan, E. S. Monuki, W. C. Tang, “ Development of a MEMS microsystem to study the effect of mechanical tension on cerebral cortex neurogenesis,” Proc., 26 th Int. Conf. IEEE Engineering Med. Biol. Soc., San Francisco, CA, Sep. 1 – 5, 2004, pp. 2607 – 2610.
  • L. Yan, J. Wu, and W. C. Tang, “ High frequency filters based on piezoelectrically transduced micromechanical resonators,” Proc. 2004 IEEE Int. Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Joint 50th Anniversary Conf., August 23 – 27, 2004, Montréal, Canada, pp. 926 – 929.
  • L. Yan, J. Wu, and W. C. Tang, “ Piezoelectric micromechanical disk resonators towards UHF band,” Proc. 2004 IEEE Int. Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Joint 50th Anniversary Conf., August 23 – 27, 2004, Montréal, Canada, pp. 922 – 925.
  • S. F. Yen, H. Lais, Z. Yu, S. Li, W. C. Tang, and P. J. Burke, “GHz electrical properties of carbon nanotubes on silicon dioxide micro bridges,” Tech. Dig. (CD-ROM), 1 st Int. Conf. on Nanotech (Nanotech2004), Singapore, July 13 – 17, 2004, paper #35-CNN-M146, 6 pages.
  • S. Li, Z. Yu, S.-F. Yen, P. J. Burke, and W. C. Tang, “Carbon nanotube GHz nano-resonator,” Tech. Dig., IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symp., Fort Worth, TX, June 6 – 11, 2004, pp. 987 – 990.
  • L. Yan, W. Pang, J. Wu, W. C. Tang, and E.-S. Kim, “High frequency micromechanical piezo actuated disk resonator,” Tech. Dig., Solid-State Sensor, Actuator, and Microsyst. Workshop, Hilton Head Island, SC, June 6 – 10, 2004, pp. 372 – 375.
  • G. Y. Yang, V. J. Bailey, G. Lin, W. C. Tang, and J. H. Keyak, “Design of microfabricated strain gauge array to monitor bone deformation in vitro and in vivo,” Proc., IEEE 4 th Symp. Bioinformatics Bioeng. (BIBE 2004), Taichung, Taiwan, May 19 – 21, 2004, pp. 30 – 37.
  • G. Lin and W. C. Tang, “Towards MEMS microsystems for mechanical studies of neonatal and adult mammalian brain,” Ex. Abs., NanoTech 2003 , Montreux, Switzerland, Nov. 25 – 27, 2003, pp. A45 – A46.
  • S. Li, Z. Yu, G. Gadde, P. J. Burke, and W. C. Tang, “Carbon Nanotube Growth for GHz Devices,” Proc. 3rd IEEE Conf. Nanotech. (IEEE-Nano 2003) , San Francisco, CA, Aug. 12 – 14, 2003.
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    J. Mueller, S. Vargo, D. Bame, D. Fitzgerald, and W. Tang, “Proof-of-concept demonstration of a micro-isolation valve,” Proc. 35th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conf. & Exhibit, Los Angeles, CA, June 20 – 24, 1999, paper # AIAA 99-2726 (10 pages).
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    I. Chakraborty, W. C. Tang, D. P. Bame, and T. K. Tang, “MEMS micro-valve for space applications,” Tech. Dig., 10th Int. Conf. Solid-State Sensors and Actuators( Transducers ’99), Sendai, Japan, June 7 – 10, 1999, pp. 1820 – 1823.
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    J. Mueller, I. Chakraborty, S. Vargo, D. Bame, C. Marrese, J. Forgrave, and W. C. Tang, “MEMS Micropropulsion activities at JPL,” Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. on Integrated Micro/Nanotech. for Space Applications, MNT 99, Pasadena, CA, April 11 – 15, 1999 (28 pages).
  • J. Mueller, I. Chakraborty, D. Bame, W. Tang, R. Lawton, and A. Wallace, “Proof-of-concept demonstration of a vaporizing liquid micro-thruster,” Proc. 34th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conf. & Exhibit, Cleveland, OH, July 13 – 15, 1998, paper # AIAA 98-3924 (6 pages).
  • J. Mueller, D. Pyle, I. Chakraborty, R. Ruiz, W. Tang, and R. Lawton, “Microfabricated ion accelerator grid design issues: Electric breakdown characteristics of silicon dioxide insulator material,” Proc. 34th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conf. & Exhibit, Cleveland, OH, July 13 – 15, 1998, paper # AIAA 98-3923 (18 pages).
  • J. Mueller, S. Vargo, I. Chakraborty, J. Forgrave, D. Bame, and W. Tang, “The Micro-isolation valve: Introduction of concept and preliminary results,” Proc. 34th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conf. & Exhibit, Cleveland, OH, July 13 – 15, 1998, paper # AIAA 98-3811 (11 pages).
  • C020
    W. C. Tang, “Micromechanical devices at JPL for space exploration,” Tech. Dig., IEEE Aerospace Conf., Snowmass, CO, March 21 – 28, 1998, paper # 4.905, CD-ROM (10 pages).
  • C019
    W. C. Tang, T. K. Tang, I. Chakraborty, and D. Bame “MEMS micro valves for spacecraft propulsion and organic material sensors,” Tech. Dig., Government Microcircuit Applications Conf., Arlington, VA, March 16 – 19, 1998, pp. 259 – 261.
  • W. C. Tang, “MEMS applications in space exploration,” Tech. Dig., SPIE Micromachining and Microfabrication Conf., Austin, TX, Sept. 29 – 30, 1997, paper # 3224-24, pp. 202 – 211.
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    J. Mueller, W. C. Tang, W. J. Li, and A. P. Wallace, “Micro-fabricated accelerator grid system feasibility assessment for micro-ion engines,” Proc. 25th Int. Electric Propulsion Conf., Cleveland, OH, August 24 – 28, 1997, paper # IEPC 97-071 (8 pages).
  • J. Mueller, W. C. Tang, A. P. Wallace, W. J. Li, D. P. Bame, I. Chakraborty, and R. A. Lawton, “Design, analysis, and fabrication of a vaporizing liquid micro-thruster,” Proc. 33rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conf., Seattle, WA, July 6 – 9, 1997, paper # AIAA 97-3054 (10 pages).
  • W. C. Tang, “Overview of microelectromechanical systems and design processes,” Tech. Dig., 34th Design Automation Conf., June 9 – 13, 1997, Anaheim, CA, pp 670 – 673.
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    M. D. Porter, C.-J. Zhong, J. Ni, S. J. Coldiron, W. C. Tang, “Electrochemically-driven micropump for fluid flow and delivery: Toward a novel micropump design for miniaturized liquid chromatographic and flow injection analyses,” 27th Int. Conf. Environmental Syst., 1997, Paper No. 972420.
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    D. G. McIntyre, S. J. Cunningham, J. S. Carper, P. D. Jaramillo, and W. C. Tang, “A methodology to study wafer level response of silicon microstructures to mechanical shock,” Tech. Dig., 1996 ASME Int. Mech. Eng. Congress and Exposition, Nov. 17 – 22, 1996, Atlanta, GA, DSC-Vol. 59, pp 435 – 439.
  • S. J. Cunningham, D. G. McIntyre, J. S. Carper, P. D. Jaramillo, and W. C. Tang, “Microstructures designed for shock robustness,” Proc. SPIE 2880, Microlithography and Metrology in Micromachining II, 99, Sep. 13, 1996, Austin, TX, doi:10.1117/12.250971.
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    W. C. Tang, “Surface micromachining review,” Tech. Dig., 28th Annual SCCAVS Symp. & Vacuum Equipment Exhibition, Sept. 27 – 28, 1995, pp 8 – 10.
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    C. H. Mastrangelo, X. Zhang, and W. C. Tang, “Surface micromachined capacitive differential pressure sensor with lithographically defined silicon diaphragm,” Tech. Dig., 8th Int. Conf. Solid-State Sensors and Actuators (Transducers '95, Eurosensor IX), Stockholm, Sweden, June 25 – 29, 1995, pp. 612 – 615.
  • C009
    W. C. Tang, “Development process of automotive microsensors,” Tech. Dig., SPIE 1995 North American Conf. Smart Structures and Materials, San Diego, CA, Feb. 22 – Mar. 3, 1995, pp. 251 – 257.
  • X. Zhang and W. C. Tang, “Viscous air damping in laterally driven microresonators,” Tech. Dig., IEEE Micro Electro Mech. Syst. Workshop, Kanagawa, Japan, Jan. 25 – 28, 1994, pp. 199 – 204.
  • L. Tong, M. Mehregany, and W. C. Tang, “Amorphous silicon carbide films by plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition,” Tech. Dig., IEEE Micro Electro Mech. Syst. Workshop, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Feb. 7 – 10, 1993, pp. 242 – 247.
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    W. C. Tang, “Micro-engineered actuators—A review,” Tech. Dig., Electro Int., New York, New York, Apr. 16 – 18, 1991, pp 104 – 109.
  • W. C. Tang, M. G. Lim, and R. T. Howe, “Electrostatically balanced comb drive for controlled levitation,” Tech. Dig., IEEE Solid-State Sensor and Actuator Workshop, Hilton Head Island, SC, June 4– 7, 1990, pp 23 – 27.
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    R. A. Brennen, A. P. Pisano, and W. C. Tang, “Multiple mode micromechanical resonators,” Tech. Dig., IEEE Micro Electro Mech. Syst. Workshop, Napa Valley, California, Feb. 11 – 14, 1990, pp. 9 – 14.
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    W. Yun, W. C. Tang, and R. T. Howe, “Fabrication technologies for integrated microdynamic systems,” Tech. Dig., 3rd Toyota Conf., Aichi-ken, Japan, October 22 – 25, 1989, pp. 17-1 – 17-15.
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    W. C. Tang, T.-C. Nguyen, M. W. Judy, and R. T. Howe, “Electrostatic-comb drive for lateral polysilicon resonators,” Tech. Dig., 5th Int. Conf. Solid-State Sensors and Actuators (Transducers '89), Montreux, Switzerland, June 25 – 30, 1989, pp. 138 – 140.
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    W. C. Tang, T.-C. Nguyen, and R. T. Howe, “Laterally driven polysilicon resonant microstructures,” Tech. Dig., IEEE Micro Electro Mech. Syst. Workshop, Salt Lake City, Utah, Feb. 20 – 22, 1989, pp. 53 – 59.
Professor William C. Tang, Ph.D.