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Pai-Yen Chen

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois


Pai-Yen Chen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 2013. He has been involved in multidisciplinary research on RF and microwave antennas and circuits, applied electromagnetics, wireless micro/nano-sensors and integrated systems, and nano-electromagnetism (including plasmonics and nanophotonics). He has received quite a few prestigious awards, including NSF CAREER Award,SPIE Rising Researcher Award, IEEE Sensors Council Young Professional Award, IEEE Raj Mittra Travel Grant (RMTG) Award, Young Scientist Awards from URSI General Assembly and URSI Commission B: Electromagnetics, Air Force Research Laboratory Faculty Fellowship, National Argonne Laboratory Director’s Fellowship, CoE Faculty Research Excellence Award, Donald Harrington Fellowship, Taiwan Ministry of Education Study Abroad Award, United Microelectronics Corporation Scholarship, and quite a few student paper awards and travel grants from major IEEE conferences, including the URSI’s Ernest K. Smith Student Paper Award. He has published approximately 85 peer-review papers (including Nature and Nature Electronics), 80 conference abstracts and proceedings, 1 book, 7 book chapters, and 10 US patents. He currently serves as Associate Editor of IEEE Sensors Journal, IEEE Journal of Radio Frequency Identification (IEEE JRFID), IEEE Journal of Electromagnetics, RF and Microwaves in Medicine and Biology (IEEE-JERM), and Guest Editor of several international journals. 

All sessions by Pai-Yen Chen

  • TuesdayFebruary 26
10:45 AM

Ultra-Sensitivity in PT-Symmetric Non-Hermitian Radio-Frequency Biosensors