Our department is one of the leading institutions in engineering education and renowned for its world-class researches. We offer a comprehensive curriculum, uniquely merging the core chemical engineering courses with the essences of materials science/engineering. Our diverse research and teaching interests include: Biochemical & biomedical engineering, catalysis & reactor design, thermodynamics (chemical, solid-state, fluid-phase equilibrium), colloid & interface science, electrochemistry, packaging of electronic materials, novel material synthesis, polymer science & engineering, and soft matter physics & materials.

Dr. Chin-Hang ShuProfessor Office Phone: +886-3-4227151#34227 E-mail: chinshu@ncu.edu.tw Office: E3-303-1 Lab: E3-303-1 Education: Research Interests: Fermentation engineering, Bioreactor design, Biochemical engineering
Research Background
Thesis Publications
1. Shu CH*, Liao CC, "Optimization of L-phenylalanine production of Corynebacterium glutamicum under product feedback inhibition by elevated oxygen transfer rate", BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOENGINEERING 77 (2): 131-141 JAN 20 2002 (SCI)
2. Shu CH*, Chen YC, Hsu YC, "Effects of citric acid on cell growth and schizophyllan formation in the submerged culture of Schizophyllum commune", JOURNAL OF THE CHINESE INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS 33 (3): 315-320 MAY 2002 (SCI)
3. Shu CH*, "Fermentation process development of carbohydrate-based therapeutics", J ACS SYMPOSIUM SERIES 862: 89-107 2003 (SCI)
4. Shu CH*, Wen BJ, "Enhanced shear protection and increased production of an anti-tumor polysaccharide by Agaricus blazei in xanthan-supplemented cultures", BIOTECHNOLOGY LETTERS 25 (11): 873-876 JUN 2003 (SCI)
5. Shu CH*, Wen BJ, Lin KJ, " Monitoring the polysaccharide quality of Agaricus blazei in submerged culture by examining molecular weight distribution and TNF-alpha release capability of macrophage cell line RAW 264.7", BIOTECHNOLOGY LETTERS 25 (24): 2061-2064 DEC 2003 (SCI)
6. Shu CH*, Lung MY, "Effect of pH on the production and molecular weight distribution of exopolysaccharide by Antrodia camphorata in batch cultures", PROCESS BIOCHEMISTRY 39 (8): 931-937 APR 30 2004 (SCI)
7. Shu CH*, Lin KJ, Wen BJ, " Effects of culture pH on the production of bioactive polysaccharides by Agaricus blazei in batch cultures", JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 79 (9): 998-1002 SEP 2004 (SCI)
8. Shu CH*, Lung MY, Xu CJ, "Effects of supplementation of succinic acid on the production and molecular weight distribution of exopolysaccharides by Antrodia camphorata in the batch cultures", JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 80 (2): 216–222 Feb 2005 (SCI)
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