HP Matthew Chen

Title: Graduate Student

Office: B509, Engineering Building Unit 1

Mailing Address:
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0407
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0407

Email: hpchen@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) 822-4158
Fax: (858) 534-1225

Ph.D, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California San Diego

M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of California, CA

Research Interests: Microwave photonics, Nonlinear optics, Plasmonics

Journal papers


  • H. M. Chen, L. Pang, A. King, G. M. Hwang, Y. Fainman, “Controllable cavity rim opening of up-right nanocrescents leading to repeatable SERS measurements,” SPIE Photonics West 2012, paper 8234-9, (2012).
  • H. M. Chen, L. Pang, G. M. Hwang, L. Cambrea, Y. Fainman, “Two-dimensional, periodic mushroomlike nanostructures for SERS applications,” SPIE Photonics West 2012, paper 8231-26, (2012).
  • Chen, H.M.; Lin Pang; Fainman, Y.; , "Electrokinetic control and formation of nanoparticle array in a multilayer, nanofluidic device," Winter Topicals (WTM), 2011 IEEE , vol., no., pp.83-84, 10-12 Jan. 2011
  • Chen, H.M., Pang, L., Gordon, M., Gudjonson, H., Fainman, Y. "Controlled placement of spherical nanoparticles into array for biosensing" 2010 IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting Series, 2010, pp. 74-5
  • L. Pang, H. Chen, J. Ptasinski, P. C. Sun, and Y. Fainman, “Nanoplasmonic resonance integrated with optofluidics for biochemical sensing and identification,” SPIE 2011.

Teaching Assistant Experience:

  • Analog Electronics design

Working Experience:

  • Navair (California) -- RF/antenna design, optical sensor design and testing
  • Cisco Systems (California) -- Internship in computer neworking and RF/wireless system

Other Interests:

Sports and Traveling. I am a fan of the Golden State Warriors and San Francisco Giants.