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Huang, Huang Chiao

Huang, Huang Chiao

Assistant Professor
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
4118 A. James Clark Hall


  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Arizona State University, 2012
  • Postdoc, Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 2018 

Professional Memberships

  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • American Society for Photobiology
  • International Photodynamic Association

Honors and Awards

  • NIH K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award, NCI (2016)
  • Tosteson & Fund for Medical Discovery (FMD) Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital (2014)

Organic and inorganic photoactivatable nanoparticles; nanotechnology- enabled drug delivery; mechanism-based combination treatment regimens; photodynamic therapy (photochemistry-based approach); photothermal therapy; photoimmunotherapy; animal models

Dr. Huang’s recent research focuses on developing versatile targeted nanoplatforms to deliver photodynamic therapy based combination treatment regimens against dysregulated molecular pathways in glioblastoma multiforme.

Realistic simulator improves safety of self-driving vehicles before road testing

Data-driven tech combines photos, videos, real-world trajectory, and behavioral info into autonomous driving simulator.

CEEE Researchers Win ASHRAE Best Paper Award

Chosen as best out of 107 papers published in 2017 in Science and Technology for the Built Environment.

UMD Research Offers Insight into Structure of Cellular Membrane

Jeffrey Klauda's team uses computer simulation of soybean plasma membrane to further understand molecular behavior.

Sunbeams at the Nano-scale: the Next Generation of Solar Cells

Marina Leite and her team of researchers tackle hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites based on methylammonium lead.

BioE Capstone 2016: New Projects Focus on Improved Healthcare for Underserved Communities, Pediatric Patients, and More

Affordable RT-PCR for clinical diagnostics, fear mitigation device for pediatric MRIs tie for first place.

UMD has Largest University Showing at 2016 ARPA-E Summit

UMD researchers showcase transformative energy research at ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

Visionary choreographer Huang Yi performs at Maryland, visits Robot Realization Lab

Yi programs a KUKA industrial robot to dance with humans in his work.

UMD Ties with Stanford, MIT for Most Researchers on 2015 DOD Multidisciplinary Research Grants

UMD Represented on 6 of 22 Teams Awarded University Research Initiative Grants by the Department of Defense

UMD, JHU Team up for 3rd Annual Undergraduate Research Day

University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University bioengineering students celebrate research undertakings.

Saving Energy with ‘Personal HVAC Systems’

UMD awarded more than $5 million by ARPA-E to fund potentially transformational research.

Department of Energy renews NEES EFRC for four years

The center develops highly ordered nanostructures that offer a unique way of looking at the science of energy storage.

Nano ‘Beads on a String’ Could Advance Battery Technology

Pulsing with lithium, tiny silicon beads on a nanotube hold promise for better batteries

Chellappa Awarded 2012 ICPR King-Sun Fu Prize

Rama Chellappa receives prestigious honor from the International Association for Pattern Recognition.

World's Smallest Battery: How Small is Too Small?

Electrolyte determines just how thin a nanoscale lithium battery can be.

"Team Thirsty Turtles" Wins Spot in National Chem-E-Car Competition

Clark School chemical and biomolecular engineering students take second in mid-Atlantic region.

Hoyer Honors UM Solar Decathlon Team

Praise for team entered into the Congressional Record.

Wylie Dissertation Fellowships Awarded

Five Clark School students to receive support towards completing their dissertations.

Fair Showcases Undergrads' Summer Research

Students present their accomplishments after 11-week research program.

Cumings Leads EFRC Nanowire Team

Research designed to increase effectiveness of lithium ion batteries.

NanoCenter Improves Energy Storage Options

Maryland NanoCenter researchers create new device to store electrical energy.

Cancer Detection Research Wins Grant

Prevent Cancer Foundation to support Chen's biopsy guidance technique.

Chuang Earns Intel Achievement Award

Ph.D. Alumnus Wen-Hsien Chuang receives highest honor as employee at Intel.

Ducao Takes First Place at MERIT Fair

Electrical and computer engineering (ECE) undergraduate Amon Ducao took a first prize in the 2005 Maryland Engineering Research Internship Teams (MERIT) Fair.