Lei Chen is a Process Engineer in the NanoFab Operations Group. He received a Ph.D. in Polymer Science and Engineering from Nanjing University in China, and then joined the university’s staff as an Associate Professor. Upon arrival in the United States, Lei joined the Nanostructure Laboratory at Princeton University as a Research Associate, where he focused on novel nanofabrication technology development. Following his time in academia, Lei moved to NanoOpto Corp., leading projects and process development for nano-optical devices. He has broad experience in nanofabrication, self-assembled nanostructures, surface patterning, polymers, and nanocomposites, with over 60 publications and five patents. Lei joined the CNST in 2007, where he is responsible for process development in nanoimprint lithography, plasma etching, atomic layer deposition, and nanostructure characterization.
NanoFab Operations Group
Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering - Nanjing University, China