Dr Peggy Chan
- Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology
- School of Software and Electrical Engineering
- Department of Telecommunications, Electrical, Robotics and Biomedical Engineering
- ATC813 Hawthorn campus
Dr Peggy P.Y. Chan received her PhD in Chemical Engineering from University of New South Wales in 2007. In 2007-2009, she worked as a research scientist at the Institute of Bioengineering & Nanotechnology, A-Star Singapore to develop new polymeric biomaterials for tissue engineering and drug delivery applications. In 2009-2011, she was awarded a fixed term lectureship to undertake nanotechnology research at Monash University. In 2012-2014, she was awarded with a senior research fellowship from RMIT University as well as a MCN Tech fellowship from Melbourne Center for Nanofabrication to conduct biomaterials and microfluidic research. She is currently a Lecturer at the Department of Telecommunications Electrical Robotics and Biomedical Engineering, where her research focused on development of functional materials for microfabrication and development of microfluidic devices for various bio-applications. During 2016-2017, she also served as a visiting scholar at University of California Berkeley to develop photosensitive polymers for microfluidic single cell analysis.
Nanomaterials; Bioreactors and Tissue Engineering; Materials Science; bioengineering; microfluidics
PhD candidate and honours supervision
Higher degrees by research
Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.
Available to supervise honours students.
Fields of Research
- Microtechnology - 091009
- Biomedical Engineering - 090300
- Materials Engineering - 091200
- 2012, International, The young investigator award, Taipei Medical University
- 2012, National, MCN Tech Fellowship, Melbourne Center for Nanofabrication
Also published as: Chan, Peggy; Chan, P.; Chan, Pui; Chan, Peggy P. Y.
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Recent research grants awarded
- 2017: Complete blood fractionation using a low-cost microfluidic system *; ARC Discovery Projects Scheme
- 2016: New generation microfluidic devices using light responsive hydrogels *; ARC Discovery Projects Scheme
- 2012: Engineering functional nerves using microtailored cullture systems *; ARC Discovery Projects Scheme
* Chief Investigator