Biomaterials; cell encapsulation
Current Research Interest
Biomaterial synthesis; biomaterials for biophysical studies; biomaterials for biomanufacturing and cell delivery; food security
American Diabetes Association Junior Faculty Award
3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award
Hartwell Foundation Individual Biomedical Research Award
Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Young Innovator Award
An, Duo, Alex Warning, Kenneth G. Yancey, Chun-Ti Chang, Vanessa R. Kern, Ashim K. Datta, Paul H. Steen, Dan Luo, and Minglin Ma. “Mass Production of Shaped Particles through Vortex Ring Freezing.” Nature Communications 7 (2016): 12401.
Lu, Yen-Chun, Wei Song, Duo An, Beum Jun Kim, Robert Schwartz, Mingming Wu, and Minglin Ma. “Designing Compartmentalized Hydrogel Microparticles for Cell Encapsulation and Scalable 3D Cell Culture.” Journal of Materials Chemistry B 3 (2015): 353-360.