Tony Huang, Ph.D.

HuangTony Jun Huang is Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics in the College of Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University. He received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2005, and his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Energy and Power Engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, in 1996 and 1999, respectively. His research interests are in the fields of acoustofluidics, optofluidics, and micro/nano systems for biomedical diagnostics and therapeutics. He has authored/co-authored over 140 peer-reviewed journal publications in these fields. According to the Web of Science, his journal articles have been cited more than 4300 times (h-index: 36). He also has 14 patents and invention disclosures. He is a fellow of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), Institute of Physics (IoP), and Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). Dr. Huang’s work has been recognized with numerous awards and honors including a 2010 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award, a 2011 Penn State Engineering Alumni Society Outstanding Research Award, a 2011 JALA Top Ten Breakthroughs of the Year Award, a 2012 Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award from the Society for Manufacturing Engineers, a 2013 Faculty Scholar Medal from The Pennsylvania State University, a 2013 JALA Top Ten Breakthroughs of the Year Award, a 2013 American Asthma Foundation (AAF) Scholar Award, and the 2014 IEEE Sensors Council Technical Achievement Award from The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).