Department of Physics and Astronomy
Rice University, USA
Ching-Hwa Kiang received Bachelor of Science (1987) from National Taiwan University; Ph.D.,( 1995) from California Institute of Technology. She was Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2003 - 2006) with Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA and Associate Research Officer (2005-Present) with NINT, National Research Council, Edmonton, Alberta.Her awards include Hamill Innovation Award, 2008 Researcher of the Year, Small Times Best of Small Tech Award, 2007., Hamill Innovation Award, 2005. He has authored about 44 publications in high ranked journals and extensive citations.She is a Fellow of American Physical Society, 2010.
Single-molecule manipulation of biological molecules. Nanobiology. Mechanobiology.
DNA melting and overstretching transitions. DNA-nanoparticle interactions. Physics of molecular interactions in cancer. Nonequilibrium work theorem and its application to biological systems. Single-walled carbon nanotubes, carbon nanoribbons, and graphene.