Kui Chen

Kui Chen


Contact Information

Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
Campus Box 98
Greeley, CO 80639


Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry (2004) University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Sc., Chemistry (1997) Xiamen University, China                 

Professional/Academic Experience

2015-present         Lecturer, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO

2013-2015             Associate professor, Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA

2008-2013             Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA

2007-2008             Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

2004-2007             Postdoctoral Fellow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

Research/Areas of Interest

Analytical chemistry for biomedical applications / use of nanomaterial for sensor development.

Publications/Creative Works

  1. Chen, I. Soto, W. T. Monroe, J. S. Alexander, “Photothermolysis of lymphatic endothelial cells by gold nanoshell-mediated hyperthermia”, Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 2014, 14 (7), 5347
  2. Grant, J. Li, Y. Zhang, S. Li, C. Wilson, K. Chen, T. Vo-Dinh, Q. Liu, “Compact point-detection fluorescence spectroscopy system for quantifying intrinsic fluorescence redox ratio in brain cancer diagnostics”, Journal of Biomedical optics, 2011, 16(3), 037004
  3. Chen, T. Vo-Dinh, “Single Molecule Detection and Activity Monitoring at the Nanoscale Level in Fixed and Living Cells by Optical Spectroscopy”, Book Chapter, in: Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine — Methods, Devices, and Applications, Vo-Dinh T. (ed.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 16-1 (2007)
  4. Chen, M. Leona, T. Vo-Dinh, “Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering for Identification of Organic Pigments and Dyes in Works of Art and Cultural Heritage Material”, Sensor Review, 2007, 27, 109
  5. Liu, K. Chen, M. Martin, A. Wintenberg, R. Lenarduzzi, M. Panjehpour, B. F. Overholt, and T. Vo-Dinh “Development of a synchronous fluorescence imaging system and data analysis methods”, Optics Express, 2007, 15, 12583