2016年8月22日-25日，应我系赵刚教授的邀请，日本冲绳科技大学（Okinawa Institute Science and Technology Graduate University）Amy Shen教授对我校进行访问。
8月23日上午9:30-11:30，Amy Shen教授在电三楼312会议室为科大师生带来了一场题为《Versatile microfluidics platforms for biomedical and material synthesis applications》的讲座，重点介绍了微流体技术在生物医学和材料合成方面的应用及展望，同时也介绍了其研究室在最近几年的研究成果。
Amy Shen is a professor heading the Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University since August 2014. She was a faculty member at Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering at University of Washington until July 2014. Amy's research is focused on micro/nano-fluidics, complex fluids, rheology, and biomaterials that can find applications in the nanotechnology, biotechnology, and energy related areas. Amy is an honor member of Phi Kappa Phi and Pi Tau Sigma. Amy received Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award in 2003 and the National Science Foundation's CAREER Award in 2007. Amy is a Fulbright Scholar in 2013. She is also a member of the editorial board for Scientific Reports and serves on the advisory board of Physics of Fluids.