Washington State University

Kuen-Ren (Roland) Chen - Assistant Professor

The School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Kuen-Ren (Roland) Chen - Assistant Professor

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Kuen-Ren (Roland) Chen

Contact Information:

office EME B23
telephone 509 335 0376
e-mail roland.chen@wsu.edu
Postal mail Kuen-Ren (Roland) Chen
School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Washington State University
PO BOX 642920
Pullman, WA 99164-2920

Joined MME in 2015;
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2013.

Research Interests:

  • Biomedical manufacturing
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Surgical thermal management
  • Design of medical assistive devices
  • Tissue engineering

Recent Publications:

  • Y. Wang, R. Chen, B. Tai, K. Xu, and A. Shih, Study of Pre-Curved NiTi Guidewire Suturing Using the Haptic Position Measurement System, ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 2015. 137(4): 041004 - 041004-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4029311
  • Y. Wang, R. Chen, B. Tai, and A. Shih, Optimal needle design for minimal insertion force and bevel length, Medical Engineering Physics, 2014. 36(9): 1093-1100. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2014.05.013
  • R. Chen, M. Chastagner, J. Geiger, and A. Shih, Bipolar Electrosurgical Vessel Sealing Device with Compressive Forces Monitoring, ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 2014. 136(6): 061001 - 061001-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4027269
  • R. Chen, K. Than, P. Park, and A Shih, Thermo-Electrical Modeling of Bipolar Coagulation on Posterior Spinal Artery in a Porcine Spinal Surgery Model, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2014. 61(1): 182-188. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2013.2278762
  • R. Chen and A. Shih, Multi-Modality Gellan Gum-Based Tissue-Mimicking Phantom with Targeted Mechanical, Electrical, and Thermal Properties, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 2013. 58(16): 5511-5525. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9155/58/16/5511

Publications listed at Google Scholar:

27 Titles in date order
List format:
 Title (Link to document)
 Authors
 Source Publication
Cited by Year
Tissue transformation mold design and stereolithography fabrication
Y Zheng, Y Wang, RK Chen, S Deshpande, NS Nelson, SR Buchman, ...
Rapid Prototyping Journal 23 (1) , 2017
  2017
Video Enriched Pedagogy in Manufacturing Processes
A Shih, B Tai, R Chen, L Chen, Y Zheng, Y Wang
Procedia Manufacturing 5, 1154-1167 , 2016
1 2016
Characterization of Tissue Thermal Conductivity During a Tissue Joining Process
CH Yang, Y Liu, W Li, RK Chen
inflammation 4, 5 , 2016
  2016
Additive manufacturing of custom orthoses and prostheses—A review
RK Chen, Y Jin, J Wensman, A Shih
Additive Manufacturing 12, 77-89 , 2016
2 2016
Measurement and Modeling of Tissue Thermal Conductivity With Variable Water Content and Compression
MW Chastagner, RE Dodde, AJ Shih, W Li, RK Chen
Journal of Heat Transfer 138 (7), 074503 , 2016
2 2016
An Experimental Study on the Effect of Compression Force Uniformity in Electrosurgical Tissue Welding
X Li, R Borduin, R Chen, W Li
ASME 2016 11th International Manufacturing Science and Engineering ... , 2016
  2016
The Effect of Compression Force Uniformity on Bipolar Tissue Welding
X Li, R Borduin, R Chen, W Li
Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering , 2016
  2016
Nano-CT characterization of structural voids and air bubbles in fused deposition modeling for additive manufacturing
RK Chen, TT Lo, L Chen, AJ Shih
ASME 2015 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference ... , 2015
2 2015
Study of insertion force and deformation for suturing with precurved NiTi guidewire
Y Wang, RK Chen, BL Tai, K Xu, AJ Shih
Journal of biomechanical engineering 137 (4), 041004 , 2015
2 2015
Bone geometry on the contact stress in the shoulder for evaluation of pressure ulcers: Finite element modeling and experimental validation
Y Luo, Y Wang, BL Tai, RK Chen, AJ Shih
Medical engineering & physics 37 (2), 187-194 , 2015
1 2015
Additive manufacturing of custom orthoses and prostheses–A review
Y Jin, J Plott, R Chen, J Wensman, A Shih
Procedia CIRP 36, 199-204 , 2015
10 2015
Optimal needle design for minimal insertion force and bevel length
Y Wang, RK Chen, BL Tai, PW McLaughlin, AJ Shih
Medical engineering & physics 36 (9), 1093-1100 , 2014
18 2014
Advanced five-plane lancet needle design, grinding, and tissue insertion
Y Wang, RK Chen, BL Tai, AJ Shih
ASME 2014 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference ... , 2014
2 2014
Bipolar electrosurgical vessel-sealing device with compressive force monitoring
RK Chen, MW Chastagner, JD Geiger, AJ Shih
Journal of biomechanical engineering 136 (6), 061001 , 2014
10 2014
Thermoelectrical modeling of bipolar coagulation on posterior spinal artery in a porcine spinal surgery model
RK Chen, KD Than, P Park, AJ Shih
IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 61 (1), 182-188 , 2014
4 2014
The haptic position measurement of soft or compliant objects using the magnetic tracking system
RK Chen, Y Wang, BL Tai, AJ Shih
Manufacturing Letters 1 (1), 17-20 , 2013
2 2013
The needle with lancet point: geometry for needle tip grinding and tissue insertion force
Y Wang, BL Tai, RK Chen, AJ Shih
Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering 135 (4), 041010 , 2013
21 2013
Multi-modality gellan gum-based tissue-mimicking phantom with targeted mechanical, electrical, and thermal properties
RK Chen, AJ Shih
Physics in medicine and biology 58 (16), 5511 , 2013
17 2013
Electrosurgical vessel sealing tissue temperature: experimental measurement and finite element modeling
RK Chen, MW Chastagner, RE Dodde, AJ Shih
IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 60 (2), 453-460 , 2013
11 2013
Investigation of thermal spread during electrosurgical coagulation in neurosurgery
KR Chen
The University of Michigan , 2013
3 2013
Tissue cutting mechanics and applications for needle core biopsy and guidance
YC Wang, BL Tai, RK Chen, J Moore, CS Mcgill, K Xu, PW McLaughlin, ...
Applied Mechanics and Materials 289, 13-22 , 2013
  2013
Comparison of thermal coagulation profiles for bipolar forceps with different cooling mechanisms in a porcine model of spinal surgery
RK Chen, KD Than, AC Wang, P Park, AJ Shih
Surgical neurology international 4 , 2013
3 2013
Modelling on dressing effects in chemical mechanical polishing with diamond dressers
KR Chen, HT Young
International Journal of Abrasive Technology 3 (1), 1-10 , 2010
  2010
Characterization of Dressing Behaviors and Optimization Technique in Chemical Mechanical Polishing
KR Chen, HT Young
ECS Transactions 19 (7), 61-71 , 2009
2 2009
Modeling on Dressing Effects in Chemical Mechanical Polishing with Diamond Dressers
KR Chen, HT Young
International Journal of Abrasive Technology, 175-180 , 2009
  2009
Estimation of dressing effects in chemical mechanical polishing with sorts of diamond dressers
KR Chen, HT Young
Advanced Materials Research 76, 175-180 , 2009
2 2009
化學機械研磨之修整加工機制研究分析
KR Chen
臺灣大學機械工程學研究所學位論文, 1-94 , 2008
  2008

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