Dr. Rusiou (Alice) Hsu is a postdoc research fellow in the Department of Chemistry, a group member of Prof. Honjie Dai at Stanford University. She was mentored by Prof. Shang-Hsiu Hu and received her Ph.D. degree in Biomedical engineering and environmental science from National Tsing Hua University. Her research interests include droplet-based microfluidic systems, biomaterials, and she focuses on neuroscience in peripheral nerve and brain repair and continues her study on nerve image at Stanford University now. Dr. Hsu was a high school teacher before her Ph. D studies and loves to share life science with her students as she said: “It is a beautiful thing when career and passion come together.”
Honors & Awards
Bio-X travel Award, Stanford University, USA (2022)
Emerging Scholar Award, Society for Biomaterials (SFB), USA (2022)
Fellowship of Postdoctoral Research. (40,000 USD/year), Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan. (2021)
Honor member of the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society, Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society of the Republic of China (2021)
Excellent Dissertation Award (200,000 NTD), Tien-Te Lee Biomaterial Foundation (2020)
International inventor Prize (IIP) (Praised by the president of Taiwan), Taiwan (2020)
16th National innovation Award, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan (2019)
President Scholarship (4-years), Natioonal Tsing-Hau University (2016)
Doctor of Science, National Tsing Hua University (2021)
Ph. D, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Environmental Science (2021)
Hongjie Dai, Postdoctoral Faculty Sponsor
Current Research and Scholarly Interests
1. Droplet-based microfluidic technology.
2. Polymer synthesis and hydrogel scaffold for tissue regeneration.
3. Drug controlled- released and Nanocarrier design.
4. NIR II window of images for real-time diagnosis.