Micro Structures & Sensors Lab
Kenny Group @ Stanford

Yunhan Chen


PhD Candidate

yunhanc :at: mems.stanford.edu
440 Escondido Mall, Bldg 530 Rm 224, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Advisor: Thomas W. Kenny

Research

Ovenized MEMS Resonators, Topology Optimization

Education

Stanford University
(2013 - present) PhD Student in Mechanical Engineering

Stanford University
(2011 - 2013) M.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Tsinghua University
(2007 - 2011) B.S. in Precision Instrument and Mechanology

Experience

Class Experience
ME218 Smart Product Design Series
ME218A: http://me218aproject- theforbiddenforest.weebly.com/
ME218B: http://cuckoocrab.weebly.com/
ME218C: http://me218buzzboat.weebly.com/

Teaching Experience
Teaching Assistant for:
ME 70, Introductory Fluids Engineering (Spring 2012)
ME 321, Optofluidics: Interplay of Light and Fluids at the Micro and Nanoscale (Fall 2012)
ENGR 240, Introduction to Micro and Nano Electromechanical Systems (Winter 2013)


Fellowships / Awards

Stanford Graduate Fellowship
(2013) Larry Yung Fellow

Publications

Conference
C.H. Ahn, V.A. Hong, W. Park, Y. Yang, Y. Chen, E.J. Ng, J. Huynh, A.D. Challoner, K.E. Goodson, and T.W. Kenny, "On-chip ovenization of encapsulated Disk Resonator Gyroscope (drg)," 2015 Transducers - 2015 18th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (TRANSDUCERS), pp. 39-42, Jun 2015.
Conference
Yushi Yang, Eldwin J. Ng, Yunhan Chen, Ian B. Flader, Chae Hyuck Ahn, Vu A. Hong, and Thomas W. Kenny, "A unified epi-seal process for resonators and inertial sensors," 2015 Transducers - 2015 18th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (TRANSDUCERS), pp. 1326-1329, Jun 2015.
Conference
J. Rodriguez, Y. Yang, C.H. Ahn, Y. Chen, E.J. Ng, V.A. Hong, S. Ghaffari, and T.W. Kenny, "Damping mechanisms in light and heavy-doped dual-ring and double-ended tuning fork resonators (DETF)," 2015 Transducers - 2015 18th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (TRANSDUCERS), pp. 2005-2008, Jun 2015.
Conference
E. Ng, Y. Yang, V.A. Hong, C.H. Ahn, D.B. Heinz, I. Flader, Y. Chen, C.L.M. Everhart, B. Kim, R. Melamud, R.N. Candler, M.A. Hopcroft, J.C. Salvia, S. Yoneoka, A.B. Graham, M. Agarwal, M.W. Messana, K.L. Chen, H.K. Lee, S. Wang, G. Bahl, V. Qu, C.F. Chiang, T.W. Kenny, A. Partridge, M. Lutz, G. Yama, and G.J. O'Brien, "The long path from MEMS resonators to timing products," 2015 28th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), pp. 1-2, Jan 2015.
Conference
Yushi Yang, Eldwin Ng, Pavel Polunin, Yunhan Chen, Scott Strachan, Vu Hong, Chae Hyuck Ahn, Ori Shoshani, Steven Shaw, Mark Dykman, and Thomas Kenny, "Experimental investigation on mode coupling of bulk mode silicon MEMS resonators," 2015 28th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), pp. 1008-1011, Jan 2015.
Conference
Yunhan Chen, Eldwin J. Ng, Yushi Yang, Chae Hyuck Ahn, Ian Flader, and Thomas W. Kenny, "In-situ ovenization of Lamé-mode silicon resonators for temperature compensation," 2015 28th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), pp. 809-812, Jan 2015.
Conference
Yushi Yang, Eldwin J. Ng, Vu A. Hong, Chae Hyuck Ahn, Yunhan Chen, Elia Ahadi, Mark Dykman, and Thomas W. Kenny, "Measurement of the nonlinear elasticity of doped bulk-mode MEMS resonators," Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head 2014, pp. 285-288, Jun 2014.
Conference
Eldwin J. Ng, Yushi Yang, Yunhan Chen, and Thomas W. Kenny, "An etch hole-free process for temperature-compensated, high Q, encapsulated resonators," Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head 2014, pp. 99-100, Jun 2014.
Journal
Y. Chen, A. W. Gani, and S. K. Y. Tang, ,"Characterization of Sensitivity and Specificity in Leaky Droplet-based Assays," Lab on a Chip, 12, 5093 – 5103, 2012.
Journal
L. Rosenfeld*, L. Fan*, Y. Chen, R. Swoboda, and S. K.Y. Tang, "Break-up of droplets in a concentrated emulsion flowing through a narrow constriction", Soft Matter, 10, 421-430, 2014.
Journal
L. Gerber, L. Rosenfeld, Y. Chen, and S. K.Y. Tang, "Time Capsule: An autonomous sensor and recorder based on diffusion-reaction", Lab on a Chip, 14, 4324-4328, 2014.