KC Huang, Ph.D.

 

Assistant Professor of Bioengineering,

    and (by courtesy) Biochemistry and Electrical Engineering

318 Campus Drive West, Room S325 MC: 5444

Stanford, CA 94305


Email: kchuang[at]stanford[dot]edu

Phone: (650) 721-2483

Fax: (650) 724-1922


Click Here for CV (updated 03/10).



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Education


  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, PhD in Physics, 2004

  2. University of Cambridge, MPhil in Physics, 1999

  3. California Institute of Technology, BS with Honors in Physics and Mathematics, 1998


Employment


  1. Stanford University, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, and (by courtesy) Biochemistry and Electrical Engineering, 2008-present

  2. Princeton University, Postdoctoral Fellow/Associate Research Scholar with Prof. Ned Wingreen, 2004-2008

  3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Graduate Research Assistant with Prof. John Joannopoulos, 1999-2004

  4. NEC Laboratories, Inc., Research Intern, 2002-2003

  5. University of Cambridge, Research Assistant and Churchill Scholar with Dr. Guna Rajagopal, 1998-1999


Fellowships and Awards


  1. NIH Director’s New Innovator Award (2009-2014).

  2. Frederick E. Terman Fellow, (2008-2011).

  3. NIH K25 Quantitative Research Career Development Award, (2005-2010).

  4. Helen Hay Whitney Fellowship (2005-2008, declined).

  5. Pan-American Studies Institute Fellowship, Meeting on Nano and Biotechnology, Bariloche, Argentina. (2006).

  6. Cold Spring Harbor Fellowship, Advanced Bacterial Genetics course (2004).

  7. NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (1999-2002).

  8. MIT Robert Stockbarger Graduate Research Fellowship (1999-2001).

  9. Churchill Scholarship, University of Cambridge (1998-1999).

  10. Goldwater Academic Scholarship (1996-1998).

  11. Caltech Academic Merit Scholarship (1996-1998).

  12. H. J. Ryser Scholarship, California Institute of Technology, Mathematics Department Top Undergraduate (1996-1997).


Professional Activities


  1. Associate Editor, BMC Biophysics.

  2. Reviewer for Physical Review, Applied Physics Letters, Physical Biology, Journal of Bacteriology.

  3. Member, Biophysical Society, American Physical Society, American Society for Cell Biology.


Invited Conference Seminars


  1. American Physical Society March Meeting, New Frontiers in Biological Physics Symposium, New Orleans, LA (Mar. 2008).

  2. Dynamics Days 2008 International Conference on Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics, Knoxville, TN (Jan. 2008).

  3. American Physical Society March Meeting, Elasticity of Biological Membranes Symposium, Denver, CO (Mar. 2007).

  4. TMS Annual Meeting, Computational Thermodynamics and Phase Transformations Symposium, Orlando, FL (Feb. 2007).

  5. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Annual Meeting, Spatial and Temporal Inhomogeneities in Bacteria Symposium, Boston, MA (June 2006).


Seminars


  1. Stanford University, Biochemistry Research Conference, 2008.

  2. University of California at Merced, Department of Physics and Applied Mathematics, 2008.

  3. Ben Gurion University, Department of Physics, 2008.

  4. Lehigh University, Department of Physics, 2008.

  5. University of Chicago, Institute for Biophysical Dynamics, 2008.

  6. Princeton University, Program in Integrative Information, Computer and Application Sciences, 2008.

  7. Institute for Advanced Study, Simons Center for Systems Biology, 2008.

  8. Rutgers University, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 2008.

  9. Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany, 2007.

  10. Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany, 2007.

  11. Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore, Cell Dynamics Group, 2007.

  12. American University in Cairo, Department of Biology, 2007.

  13. Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore, Cell Division Group, 2007.

  14. Bioinformatics Institute, Singapore, 2007.

  15. Stanford University, Department of Electrical Engineering, 2007.

  16. University of British Columbia, Department of Physics, 2007.

  17. Harvard University, Department of Systems Biology, 2007.

  18. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Physics, 2007.

  19. TU Delft Kavli Nanoscience Institute, Department of Molecular Biophysics, 2007.

  20. Stanford University, Department of Biochemistry, 2007.

  21. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Department of Physics, 2007.

  22. California Institute of Technology, Department of Chemistry, 2007.

  23. California Institute of Technology, Department of Applied Physics, 2007.

  24. Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry, 2007.

  25. Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Physics, 2006.

  26. University of California, San Francisco, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 2006.

  27. University of Louisville, 6th Annual KC Huang Memorial Seminar, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2006.

  28. Virginia Tech, Department of Physics, 2005.

  29. Brown University, Department of Physics, 2005.

  30. Brandeis University, Molecular and Cellular Biophysics, 2005.

  31. University of Oxford, Department of Microbiology, 2005.

  32. Princeton University, Program in Integrative Information, Computer and Application Sciences, 2004.

  33. Princeton University, Department of Molecular Biology Annual Retreat, 2004.

  34. Brown University, Department of Physics, 2004.

  35. University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Department of Physiology, 2004.

  36. Williams College, Department of Physics, 2003.

  37. Boston University, Department of Physics, 2003.


Invited Lectures


  1. Temasek Lifesciences Laboratory, Singapore, Cellular Mechanics (November 2007).

  2. Bioinformatics Institute, Singapore, Physical Biology (July 2007).