Guoping Chen serves as Principal Investigator and Unit Director of Tissue Regeneration Materials Unit, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba-Shi, Ibaraki, Japan. He received his Ph.D. from Kyoto University in 1997 majoring in biomaterials and did his postdoctoral research in 2000. He became a Researcher in 2000 and a Senior Researcher in 2003 at Tissue Engineering Research Center, National Institute for Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan. He moved to the National Institute for Materials Science as a Senior Researcher in 2004 and served as a Group Leader from 2007 to March 2011. He has been serving as PI and Unit Director since April, 2011. His research interests include polymeric porous scaffolds, biomimetic biomaterials, micropatterning, surface modification, tissue engineering, and cancer therapy. He has authored more than 180 publications with more than 2410 citations and h-index of 28. He has documented 22 patents and has given more than 60 invited and plenary presentations. He has received several awards such as Young Scientist Award from the Japanese Biomaterials Society in 2001, Original Award from theJapanese Society for Artificial Organs in 2002, Tsukuba Award of Chemical and Biotechnology from Tsukuba Foundation for Chemical and Biotechnology in 2005, and Best Presentation Award from the Science Academy of Tsukuba in 2012.
Biography Updated on 31 December 2012