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Springer Nature Best Oral Award

The MicroTAS 2021 conference is pleased to announce the Best Oral Award sponsored by The Microsystems & Nanoengineering/Springer Nature to recognize the four best oral presentations at the MicroTAS Conference.

Selection Process
Based on the grading conducted by the TPC and ETPC, the top ~25 papers submitted by students or young researchers (post-doctoral level) will be considered as finalists for this award. These papers will be evaluated by a small committee consisting of members of the CBMS board and the ETPC, to identify the four winners.

The Winners Will Receive
  • $1000 for 1st Place; $500 for 2nd - 4th Place
  • An award certificate sent electronically
  • Formal recognition on the last day of the meeting
Past Winners

MicroTAS 2023 Conference, Katowice, POLAND

First Place
HYBRID BIOFABRICATION OF MULTILAYERED HIGH-RESOLUTION CONSTRUCTS USING NATURAL AND LOW-VISCOSITY BIOINKS
Soo Jee Kim
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, KOREA (ROK)

Runners-Up
NEURAL STEM CELL SINGLE-CELL ISOLATION USING THE OPTOELECTRONIC MICROROBOT
Mohamed Elsayed
University of Toronto, CANADA

POINT-OF-CARE NUCLEIC ACID TESTING WITH A ONE-STEP BRANCHED DNA-BASED BIOSENSOR
Xueqi Wang
Tsinghua University, CHINA

ENGINEERING AUTOLOGOUS VASCULARIZED THROMBUS IMPLANTS FOR ENHANCING CUTANEOUS WOUND HEALING
Su Hyun Jung
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), KOREA (ROK)

MicroTAS 2022 Conference, Hangzhou, China and Virtual

First Place
MAGNETICALLY ACTUATED GLAUCOMA DRAINAGE DEVICE FOR REGULATING INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE AFTER IMPLANTATION
InÍs C.F. Pereira
Eindhoven University of Technology, NETHERLANDS

Runners-Up
FREESTANDING, MULTILAYERED AND BIOMIMETIC VASCULATURE-ON-A-CHIP MODEL BY 3D-PRINTED POROUS MOLD
Terry Ching
Singapore University of Technology and Design, SINGAPORE

SCALABLE BACTERIAL ELECTROPORATION ENABLED BY A LOW COST, FABRICATION-FREE, DISPOSABLE MICROFLUIDIC DEVICE
Po-Hsun Huang
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

A HIGH-THROUGHPUT MULTIPLEXED MICROFLUIDIC DEVICE FOR COVID-19 SEROLOGY ASSAYS
Roberto Rodriguez-Moncayo
Cinvestav, MEXICO

MicroTAS 2021 Conference, Palm Springs, USA

First Place
SELECTIVE EXTRACTION OF BIOMOLECULES USING A BIDIRECTIONAL FLOW FILTER
Vesna Bacheva
IBM Research Europe, SWITZERLAND

Runners-Up
FREESTANDING, MULTILAYERED AND BIOMIMETIC VASCULATURE-ON-A-CHIP MODEL BY 3D-PRINTED POROUS MOLD
Terry Ching
Singapore University of Technology and Design, SINGAPORE

SCALABLE BACTERIAL ELECTROPORATION ENABLED BY A LOW COST, FABRICATION-FREE, DISPOSABLE MICROFLUIDIC DEVICE
Po-Hsun Huang
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

A HIGH-THROUGHPUT MULTIPLEXED MICROFLUIDIC DEVICE FOR COVID-19 SEROLOGY ASSAYS
Roberto Rodriguez-Moncayo
Cinvestav, MEXICO