Texas A&M University, USA
Prof. Jun Kameoka has over 20 years of research and teaching experience in 1) biosensors including the development of molecular imprinted paper sensor, a low cost wireless paper sensor, implantable hydrogel sensor, biomarker conductive polymer sensor, soft nanofiber conductive polymer sensors, biomarker and toxic molecule sensors, 2) microfluidic platform including the production of implantable tissue building block production platform, organoid, and cell encapsulation based on iPS cells, single molecule detection, SERS and exosome isolation microfluidics platform, 3D microfluidic stop flow lithography for hydrogel patterning, 3) soft robotics and soft sensor projects to develop soft material platform for medical, mechanical sensor and biology applications. These research projects have generated more than 100 peer reviewed papers, over $5M research funding from federal, state, and private entities, as well as 12 US and Japanese patents that resulted in licensing and commercialization. With my positions at Texas A&M University, MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Jikei University School of Medicine (Japan), and private companies, my ongoing research projects include the development of multiplexing wireless paper sensing platform integrated with machine learning for agricultural and chemical sensing fields, automated cancer precision medical diagnostic and prognosis platform, PEGDA implantable multiplexing sensor. Soft material actuator for ocean wave energy converter and hydrogel micro actuator are also investigated.