Principal Investigator
Sindy K.Y. Tang, Ph.D.
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Stanford University


We are a group of experimentalists dedicated to solving problems at the interface of engineering, soft matter, and biology! The tool we use is microfluidics. Applications of our work include biochemical sensing and diagnostics, water and energy sustainability.

Open Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Cell biology & microfluidics, UCSF & Stanford. A joint postdoc position between the labs of Wallace Marshall (UCSF) and Sindy Tang (Stanford) is immediately available in the area of single-cell wound healing. We are looking for a candidate with background in cell biology or related fields. This position will allow ample opportunities to learn new techniques including microfluidics for single-cell manipulation and mathematical modeling. For details, please see here).

We acknowledge support from the following sponsors:


Long overdue congrats to Jian Wei, Luke and Alison for having defended their PhD successfully!

Sindy gave a lecture on The Unofficial Hitchhiker’s Guide to Cellular Engineering at CCC summer course!

Great video capturing our single-cell wound repair work featuring Luke and Seth!

Congrats to Fengjiao for a successful PhD defense!

Congrats to Jian Wei for having his paper on using machine learning to discover shape descriptors for predicting droplet breakup accepted to Soft Matter!

Jian Wei and Alison represented the group at APS DFD 2018 at Atlanta!

We had a great time talking and demo'ing science at the Bay Area Science Festival at AT&T Park!

A commercial product based on our nanoparticle technology is now available! Contact us for details!

Our lab is part of the newly awarded $24 mil NSF Science and Technology Center for Cellular Construction! Our project is to develop a "Living Bioreactor"!

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