Yu-Kai Lai

Yu-Kai Lai (賴郁凱)

EDUCATION
National Taiwan University (NTU)

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering

National Cheng Kung University (NCKU)

Undergraduate studies in Electrical Engineering

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

National Taiwan University (NTU)

Research Assistant

Advisor: Prof. Shih-Kang Fan, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Develop commercial application based on EWOD (Electrowetting On Dielectrics) and LDEP (

liquid dielectrophoresis).

Research on ferrofluid performance on EWOD chip.

Survey different dielectric layers and decided the best form, including parylene CVD on PCB.

Develop electro-fragrance equipment.

Design printing circuit board, functional electrodes, and specific definition of the working area.

Manipulate droplet on PCB with the technique of EWOD

Undergraduate Student

Project 1: Micro Electro Mechanical System (MEMS) research with Microfluidic

Advisor: Professor Shih-Kang Fan, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Researched EWOD, created novel devices, automatic platform for moving and mixing droplets.

Simplified DMF device, improved fabricating process, and optimised the quality with material research.

Researched interdisciplinary combination of MEMS and bio-industry, implemented a whole package of versatile bio-reacting observation and detection within LOC.

Project 2: Redesign and Development of Magnetorheological Fluid Dampers

Advisor: Prof. Kuang-Yuh Huang, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Redesigned and developed magnetorheological fluid dampers.

Simulated and analysed magnitude field inside the damper by software.

Studied the paper and the principle.

Project3: Design and Assess a Hybrid Power Vehicle

Advisor: Prof. Jung-Ho Cheng, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Disassembled an automobile and built 3D model.

Analysed and simulated the different design in the arrangement of engine and motor.

Surveyed different designs of commercial hybrid power vehicle and assessed.

PUBLICATIONS

Conference:

Yu-Kai Lai, Pin-Chia Chen, Ming-Yu Lin, and Shih-Kang Fan*. (2015). Ferrofluid Droplet Manipulations on an Electro-Microfluidic Device. The 13th International Conference on Automation Technology. Taipei, Taiwan.

Yu-Kai Lai, Yuan-Sheng Lee, and Shih-Kang Fan*. (2015). PCB-Based Digital Microfluidics for Conductive and Dielectric Droplet Manipulations, The 19th Nano Engineering and Microsystem Technology Conference. Taipei, Taiwan.

Yuan-Sheng Lee,Yu-Kai Lai, and Shih-Kang Fan*. (2015). IMPLEMENTING LIQUID MANIPULATIONS by ELECTROWETTING and DIELECTROPHORESIS with PCB and DIELECTRIC SHEETS, The 5th International Conference of Optofluidics, Taipei, Taiwan.

Other:

Yo-Shin Lee, Yuan-Sheng Lee, Yu-Kai Lai, and Shih-Kang Fan*. (2015). General Digital Microfluidics on a PCB for Conductive and Dielectric Droplet Manipulations by Electrowetting and Dielectrophoresis. The 2015 award of Student Engineering Papers Competition of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, Taipei, Taiwan.

HONORS

International Contest of Applications in Nano-Micro technology (iCAN 15)

3rd Prize

Held by Global Chinese Micro-nano Molecular System Society, international competition

for university students, more than 60 participants and 16 teams in the final.

NTU seed Entrepreneurship Competition.

The best Award

Held by NTU, a fund for start-up, more than 150 participants and 30 teams in the final.

Student Engineering Papers Competition of CIE

1st Prize

Held by CIE (Chinese Institute of Engineers), national competition for all engineering

students, 84 participants and 34 teams in the final.

NI myRIO Mechatronics Student Design Contest 2015
Excellent Work

Held by National Instruments, national competition for all universities, 12 institutions and 60 participants in the final.

SKILLS

Language : Mandarin (Native Fluency), English (Excellent Fluency), German (Beginner)

Computer: Altium Designer, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, LabVIEW

Laboratory Instruments: OpticalMicroscope,spin coater, contact aligner, contact angle measurement device, function generator, high-speed camera, parylene deposit system, reactive-ion etching machine, oscilloscope

Yu-Kai Lai

EDUCATION

National Taiwan University (NTU)

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering

National Cheng Kung University (NCKU)

Undergraduate studies in Electrical Engineering

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

National Taiwan University (NTU)

Research Assistant

Advisor: Prof. Shih-Kang Fan, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Develop commercial application based on EWOD (Electrowetting On Dielectrics) and LDEP (

liquid dielectrophoresis).

Research on ferrofluid performance on EWOD chip.

Survey different dielectric layers and decided the best form, including parylene CVD on PCB.

Develop electro-fragrance equipment.

Design printing circuit board, functional electrodes, and specific definition of the working area.

Manipulate droplet on PCB with the technique of EWOD

Undergraduate Student

Project 1: Micro Electro Mechanical System (MEMS) research with Microfluidic

Advisor: Professor Shih-Kang Fan, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Researched EWOD, created novel devices, automatic platform for moving and mixing droplets.

Simplified DMF device, improved fabricating process, and optimised the quality with material research.

Researched interdisciplinary combination of MEMS and bio-industry, implemented a whole package of versatile bio-reacting observation and detection within LOC.

Project 2: Redesign and Development of Magnetorheological Fluid Dampers

Advisor: Prof. Kuang-Yuh Huang, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Redesigned and developed magnetorheological fluid dampers.

Simulated and analysed magnitude field inside the damper by software.

Studied the paper and the principle.

Project3: Design and Assess a Hybrid Power Vehicle

Advisor: Prof. Jung-Ho Cheng, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Disassembled an automobile and built 3D model.

Analysed and simulated the different design in the arrangement of engine and motor.

Surveyed different designs of commercial hybrid power vehicle and assessed.

WORK EXPERIENCE

National Taiwan University (NTU)

Research Assistant

Develop and design microfluidic device based on EWOD and LDEP.


PUBLICATIONS

Conference:

Yu-Kai Lai, Pin-Chia Chen, Ming-Yu Lin, and Shih-Kang Fan*. (2015). Ferrofluid Droplet Manipulations on an Electro-Microfluidic Device. The 13th International Conference on Automation Technology. Taipei, Taiwan.

Yu-Kai Lai, Yuan-Sheng Lee, and Shih-Kang Fan*. (2015). PCB-Based Digital Microfluidics for Conductive and Dielectric Droplet Manipulations, The 19th Nano Engineering and Microsystem Technology Conference. Taipei, Taiwan.

Yuan-Sheng Lee,Yu-Kai Lai, and Shih-Kang Fan*. (2015). IMPLEMENTING LIQUID MANIPULATIONS by ELECTROWETTING and DIELECTROPHORESIS with PCB and DIELECTRIC SHEETS, The 5th International Conference of Optofluidics, Taipei, Taiwan.

Other:

Yo-Shin Lee, Yuan-Sheng Lee, Yu-Kai Lai, and Shih-Kang Fan*. (2015). General Digital Microfluidics on a PCB for Conductive and Dielectric Droplet Manipulations by Electrowetting and Dielectrophoresis. The 2015 award of Student Engineering Papers Competition of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, Taipei, Taiwan.

Anchorage, USA

06/2015

Taipei, Taiwan

05/2015

Taipei, Taiwan

05/2015

Taipei, Taiwan

01/2015

HONORS

International Contest of Applications in Nano-Micro technology (iCAN 15)

3rd Prize

Held by Global Chinese Micro-nano Molecular System Society, international competition

for university students, more than 60 participants and 16 teams in the final.

NTU seed Entrepreneurship Competition.

The best Award

Held by NTU, a fund for start-up, more than 150 participants and 30 teams in the final.

Student Engineering Papers Competition of CIE

1st Prize

Held by CIE (Chinese Institute of Engineers), national competition for all engineering

students, 84 participants and 34 teams in the final.

NI myRIO Mechatronics Student Design Contest 2015
Excellent Work

Held by National Instruments, national competition for all universities, 12 institutions and 60 participants

in the final.

present

05/2015

01/2015

2012 – 2013

LEADERSHIP AND TEAMWORK EXPERIENCE

Team leader in Longterm Entrepreneurship Competition

Design electro-fragrance equipment by applying microfluidics and essential oil.

Team leader in NTU seed Entrepreneurship Competition

Wrote proposal and business model  of the topic “cancer diagnosis on EWOD chip”.

Team leader in NI myRIO Mechatronics Student Design Contest

Designed EWOD chip pattern and fabricated chip in clean room.

The Leader of the Procurement Section of Mixology Club in NTU

Contacted liquor vender and purchase material for club members.

Introduced creative cocktails to college students.

SKILLS

Language : Mandarin (Native Fluency), English (Excellent Fluency), German (Beginner)

Computer: Altium Designer, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, LabVIEW

Laboratory Instruments: OpticalMicroscope,spin coater, contact aligner, contact angle measurement device, function generator, high-speed camera, parylene deposit system, reactive-ion etching machine, oscilloscope


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