Jie Sun

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Dr Sun is currently the Senior Associate Professor of Department of Mechatronics and Robotics. She has broad academic working experience in China and Singapore for more than 20 years.

She has extensive research experience in 3D Printing for Healthcare Product Design, 3D Customized Food Printing, Biomimetic Scaffold Fabrication, Intelligent Process Monitoring, and Mechatronics & Instrumentation. Along with nearly 15 research projects sponsored by Singapore and China government agencies, and industries.

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  • Qualifications

    • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS), 2005
    • M.S. in Energy and Power Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, China, 1997
    • B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, China, 1995
  • Experience

    • 2019/2-2020/8, Program Director, Intelligent Manufacturing Programme, XJTLU Taicang campus
    • 2015/3-Now, Associate Professor, Senior Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Design, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU)
    • 2013/8-2015/2, Senior Research Scientist, Deputy Director of Keio-NUS CUTE Center, Interactive and Digital Media Institute (IDMI), NUS
    • 2012/9-2017/2, Adjunct Principle Investigator, Biofabrication Lab, NUS Research Institute, Suzhou Industry Park (SIP), China
    • 2009/9-2013/7, Lecturer & Lab Supervisor of Assembly Workshop, Engineering Design Innovative Center (EDIC), NUS
    • 2005/1-2009/8, Research Fellow, Center for Intelligent Products & Manufacturing Systems, NUS
    • 1998/6-2000/12, Lecturer , Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, China
  • Research interests

    • 3D Printing for Healthcare Product Design
    • Biomimetic Scaffold Fabrication
    • Intelligent Process Monitoring, Mechatronics & Instrumentation
  • Articles

    • H Liu, LZ Jing, J Sun, DJ Huang, An Overview of Scaffolds for Retinal Pigment Epithelium Research, 49th SME North American Manufacturing Research Conference, 2021, Procedia Manufacturing
    • L Jing, M Sun, P Xu, K Yao, J Yang, X Wang, H Liu, M Sun, Y Sun, Noninvasive In Vivo Imaging and Monitoring of 3D-Printed Polycaprolactone Scaffolds Labeled with an NIR Region II Fluorescent Dye, ACS Applied Bio Materials 4 (4), 2021
    • Jing LZ; Wang X; Sun J; Huang DJ, Engineered nanotopography on microfibers of 3D-printed PCL scaffolds for modulating cellular responses and establishing in vitro tumor model, ACS Applied Bio Materials 2021
    • J Sun, LZ Jing, H Liu, DJn Huang, Generating Nanotopography on PCL Microfiber Surface for Better Cell-Scaffold Interactions, 2020, Procedia Manufacturing
    • LZ Jing, J Sun, H Liu, X Wang, DJ Huang, Using Plant Proteins to Develop Composite Scaffolds for Cell Culture Applications, International Journal of Bioprinting, 2020. (IF: 4.97)
    • H Liu, D Huang, J Sun, Microscale scaffolds with diverse morphology via electrohydrodynamic jetting for in vitro cell culture application, Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, 2019
    • Sun J, Electrohydrodynamic Printing Process Monitoring by Microscopic Image Identification, International Journal of Bioprinting, 2019, IF:4.97
    • Jie Sun and Daniel Peng, Extrusion-Based Multiple Material Mixer Design in Food Printing, International Journal of Food Engineering, 5(2), pp. 121-126, June 2019. doi: 10.18178/ijfe.5.2.121-126
    • J Sun, GS Hong, S. Vijayavenkataraman, and J. Tantra, Development of a Desktop Food Printer for Dough Extrusion, International Journal of Food Engineering, 4(4), pp. 316-321, December 2018. doi: 10.18178/ijfe.4.4.316-321
    • Jing LZ, Wang X., and Sun J, Zein increases the cytoaffinity and biodegradability of scaffolds 3D-printed with zein and poly(ε-caprolactone) composite ink,2018, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. IF: 8.46
    • Wu Y., Jerry Fuh*, and Wong YS and Sun J, A hybrid electrospinning and electrospraying 3D printing for tissue engineered scaffolds, Rapid Prototyping Journal, 2017, 23(6): 1011~1019. IF: 2.801
    • Sun J, Zhou W, Yan L, et al. Extrusion-based food printing for digitalized food design and nutrition control[J]. Journal of Food Engineering, 2017. IF: 3.197, Citation: 105
    • Sun J, Vijayavenkataraman S, Liu H. An Overview of Scaffold Design and Fabrication Technology for Engineered Knee Meniscus[J]. Materials, 2017, 10(1): 29. IF: 2.972, Citation: 32
    • Liu H, Vijayavenkataraman S, Sun J et al. Influence of electrohydrodynamic jetting parameters on the morphology of PCL scaffolds[J]. International Journal of Bioprinting, 2017, 3(1). Citation: 23
    • Wang H, Vija S, Wu Y, Shu, Z., Sun, J., Investigation of process parameters of electrohydro-dynamic jetting for 3D printed PCL fibrous scaffolds with complex geometries. International Journal of Bioprinting, 2016, 2. Citation: 26
    • J Sun, Z. Peng , W. Zhou , Jerry Fuh, GS Hong, A Review on 3D Printing for Customized Food Fabrication, 43rd Proceedings of the North American Manufacturing Research, Procedia Manufacturing, 2015, 1: 308-319. Citation:148
    • J Sun, Peng Z, Yan L k, Jerry Y. H. Fuh, G S Hong, 3D Food Printing – An Innovative Way of Mass Customization in Food Fabrication. International Journal of Bioprinting, Vol 1, 2015. (invited paper, Citation: 92)
    • J. Sun, W.B. Zhou, D.J. Huang, J Y H Fuh, G. S. Hong, An Overview of 3D Printing Technologies for Food Fabrication, Food and Bioprocess Technology, 2015, Vol 8 (8), pp 1605-1615. (Invited paper, IF: 3.032, Citation: 220)
  • Proceedings

    • H Liu, LZ Jing, J Sun, DJ Huang, An Overview of Scaffolds for Retinal Pigment Epithelium Research, 49th SME North American Manufacturing Research Conference, NAMRC 49, Ohio, USA,2021
    • YL Dong, J Sun, Melt-based Electrohydrodynamic Bioprinting: Heating Unit, Ambient Control, and Power Module Control, 2021 The Fifth International Conference on Biological Information and Biomedical Engineering (BIBE2021), July 20-22,2021, Hangzhou, China
    • Paul Craig, YH Jin and J Sun, A Home-based Adaptive Collaborative System for Stroke Patient Rehabilitation, The 17th International Conference on Cooperative Design, Visualization and Engineering, Tailand, 2020.
    • J Sun, LZ Jing, NP Zhan, DJ Huang, Electrohydrodynamic Printing Process Monitoring for Diverse Microstructure Bioscaffold Fabrication, 10th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Tokyo, Japan, 2020
    • J Sun, LZ Jing, H Liu and DJ Huang, Generating Nanotopography on PCL Microfiber Surface for Better Cell-Scaffold Interactions, 48th SME North American Manufacturing Research Conference, NAMRC 48, Ohio, USA, 2020
    • Bian YX, Wang XY, Sun J., Designed Interactive Toys for Children with Cerebral Palsy, 14th international conference on tangible, embedded, and embodied interactions, Australia, Feb 9-12, 2020
    • Yang XZ, Zou Y, Sun J., Interactive Upper Limb Training Device for Arm-Reaching and Finger Pointing Exercise, 21st ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, Oct 2019
    • Sun J., Extrusion-based Multiple Material Mixer Design in Food Printing, 10th International Conference on Food Engineering and Biotechnology, Tokyo, March 2019
    • Zou Y.,Sun J., Interactive Tabletop Arm Reaching Exercise,13th international conference on tangible, embedded, and embodied interactions, Arizona, USA, March 17-20, 2019
    • Sun J., Zou Y., Tangible Interactive Upper Limb Training Device, Designing Interactive Systems 2018, Hong Kong, 9-13 June, 2018
    • Sun J. et al., Development of a Desktop Food Printer for Dough Extrusion, 2018 9th International Conference on Food Engineering and Biotechnology (ICFEB 2018), March 28-30, 2018, Japan (Best Presentation Award)
    • Sun J. & Yu HY, QikRehab - An Interactive Upper Limb Rehab Device for Old Adults, Procedia CIRP, 27th CIRP Design Conference 10-12 May 2017, UK. Citation: 4
    • Sun J.& Hang Liu Electrohydrodynamic Printing Multi-scale Multi-pattern Scaffold for 3D Cell Culture, 45th North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC), June 4-8, 2017
    • J. Sun, Zhen Shu, Hang Liu, Jerry Y.H.Fuh, Yang Wu, Spiral Pattern Scaffold Fabrication Using Electrohydrodynamic Jetting, Proceedings of International Conference on Innovative Design and Manufacturing, ICIDM 2016, January 24-26, 2016, Auckland, New Zealand
    • L.K. Yan, B. Chew, J. Sun, L.A. Chiu Multi-mode digital taste experience with D'Licious Vessel, 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 5-7 August, 2015, California, USA
    • Hu X.Y., Li M.Y., D. Tate, J. Sun INTER: An App for Intercultural Communication, HAI 15 Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction, Pages 319-321 ACM New York, doi>10.1145/2814940.2815008
    • Y. Wu, J.Y.H. Fuh, Y S Wong, J Sun Fabrication of 3D Scaffolds via E-Jet Printing for Tendon Tissue Repair, In Proceedings of the ASME 2015 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference MSEC2015 June 8-12, 2015, Charlotte, USA. Citation: 10
    • J. Sun, Z. Peng, W.B. Zhou, J.Y.H. Fuh, G.S. Hong A Review on 3D Printing for Customized Food Fabrication, In Proceedings of 43rd North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC 43), June 8–12, 2015, Charlotte, USA. Citation: 89
    • Y. Wu, J.Y.H. Fuh, Y.S. Wong, J. Sun A Hybrid E-spinning and E-spraying Biofabrication for Tendon-to-bone Interface, The 2nd International Materials, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering Conference (MIMEC2015), Bali, Indonesia, 4 – 6 Feb 2015
  • Chapters, cases, readings and supplements

    • Sun, J., Zhou, W., Huang, D., 2018. 3D Printing of Food. Reference Module in Food Science. Elsevier, pp. 1–9.
    • Sun, J., Zhou, W., Huang, D., 2018. 3D Food Printing – Perspectives, Polymers for food applications, Springer Nature
    • Jerry Fuh & Sun J., 2015. Micro-and Bio-Rapid Prototyping Using Drop-On-Demand 3D Printing, Handbook of Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, Springer.
  • Conference presentations

    • 3D Food Printing, Well-Aging Smart Food, Brain Korea 21 Project, August 2021
    • Portable upper limb rehab device design, Jiangsu-UK Technology Exchange Week Technology Roadshow, August 2021
    • Current status and challenges in 3D printing of food, The 6th Food Drying International Conference (FDIC 2020), Wuxi, China
    • Invited Talk: Synthetic PCL/ZeinComposite Scaffolds via ElectrohydrodynamicPrinting, 2019 Annual Conference for Society of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Biomanufacturing Division and International Symposium on Bio-Manufacturing
    • Invited Talk: 3D Printing of Food, 2019 Korean Society of Food Science and Nutrition (KFN) international academic conference, Jeju, Oct 2019
    • Invited Talk: Extrusion-based Multiple Material Mixer Design in Food Printing, 10th International Conference on Food Engineering and Biotechnology, Tokyo, March 2019
    • Invited Talk: Multi-pattern Scaffold Fabrication for 3D Cell Culture via Electrohydrodynamic Printing, Biofabrication2017, Beijing, China 15-18 October, 2017
    • Invited Talk: Coined Scaffold Fabrication for 3D Cell Culture Using Near-field Electrohydrodynamic Jetting, Bioprinting & 3D Printing in the Life Sciences, July 2016, Singapore.
    • Invited Talk: An Overview of 3D Food Printing for Customised Food Fabrication, International Bioprinting Congress, 9-10 July 2015, Singapore
  • Grants

    • PI, Enhancing Engineering Design Teaching Through Virtual Modelling and Rapid Prototyping,TDF Project, 2021-2023, RMB50K
    • PI, Applying convolution neural network to evaluate bioscaffold fabrication and cell culture, SIP XJTLU Research and Development project – Exploratory Study, 2019-2021, RMB200K
    • PI, Bioscaffold Fabrication Process Monitoring and Control in Electrohydrodynamic Printing, XJTLU REF, 2019-2020, RMB50K
    • PI, Developing Plant Protein Based Fibrous Scaffolds for Anticancer Drug Development, SIP XJTLU Project- Research and Development project – Applied Technology, 2018-2021, RMB1M
    • PI, Applying Image based multi-classification convolutional neural network to monitor bioscaffold fabrication process, Suzhou Science and Technology Development Planning Project- Prospective applied research project, 2018-2020, RMB 80K
    • PI, Quantitative Evaluation of Bioscaffold Cell Culture by Images from Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy, XJTLU PGRS, 2019-2022, RMB180K
    • Co-PI, Food Science and Technology Research and Educational Programme, NUSRI core funding, 2018-2022, RMB 2.5M
    • PI, Helix Scaffold Fabrication Study using Electrohydrodynamic Printing, XJTLU PGRS, 2018-2021, RMB180K
    • PI, XJTLU RDF Project, “Developing a Customised Cookie Design and printing platform”, 2017-2019, RMB 100K.
    • Co-PI, National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster, Singapore, “Project Development of Bioink Based on Plant Proteins for 3D Printing”, 2017-2018, RMB 1.1M
    • Co-PI, Suzhou Science and Technology Program, China,” Memory Function of 3D Silk Scaffold”, 2016-2018, RMB $50K
    • PI, XJTLU RDF Project, “Development of A Hybrid Micro-Dispensing System for Tissue-Engineered Meniscal Scaffold Fabrication”, 2016-2018, RMB 94K.
    • PI, Jiangsu Science and Technology Agency, China, “3D Desktop Bioprinter Development for Biomimetic Scaffold Fabrication”, 2014-16, RMB $1.2M
    • PI, Suzhou Science and Technology Program, China, “E-Jetting Based Cartilage Fabrication and Optimization”, 2014-16, RMB $100K
    • PI, SIPSTDC, Suzhou Industry Park, China, “Development of a 3D Biofabrication Platform for Commercialization”, 2012-16, RMB $300K
  • Professional service activities

    • Editorial Board Member: Journal of Materials, Computer-Aided and Digital Manufacturing Technologies
    • Research Funding Review Panel: The Research Council of Oman, 2019
    • Research Funding Review Panel: ELSEVIER, Global Book Production, 2019
    • Research Funding Review Panel: Dutch Research Council, Domain Applied and Engineering Science, 2019
    • Conference organization committee: 10th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Technology 2020
    • Conference organization committee: International Conference on Food Engineering and Biotechnology 2019
  • Courses taught

    • MEC202 Industrial awareness and group project
    • IND206 Industry Collaboration
    • IND211 Electronics in Design Application
    • IND212 Design for Manufacturability
  • Awards and honours

    • Third prize, The 9th National Optoelectronics Competition,2021
    • First prize, Eastern division, The 9th National Optoelectronics Competition,2021
    • Outstanding lecturer, Science and Education in Suzhou Industrial Park, 2021
    • Innovation award, the fifth session of the Cross-Strait Youth Maker Competition, 2020
    • First prize, Suzhou session, the fifth session of the Cross-Strait Youth Maker Competition, 2020
    • Finalist, Suzhou Cultural Creative Design 2019
    • First prize, the forth session of the Cross-Strait Youth Maker Competition, 2019
    • First prize, Suzhou intermediary session, the forth session of the Cross-Strait Youth Maker Competition, 2019
    • PROXXON Innovation Award at the third session of the Cross-Strait Youth Maker Competition, 2018
    • Best presentation award on 9th International Conference on Food Engineering and Biotechnology, 2018
    • Postdoctoral fellowship, National University of Singapore 2006 – 2009
    • Graduate scholarship, National University of Singapore 2001 – 2005
  • 电话

    +86 (0)512 88167898
  • 电子邮件

    Jie.Sun@xjtlu.edu.cn
  • 地址

    EB326
    Suzhou Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District
    Suzhou Industrial Park
    Suzhou
    P.R.China
    215123