Yu-Chien (Alice) Chien

Project Scientist

 

chieny@uci.edu

Keck Lab.: (949) 824-6518

LFA office: (949) 824-8330

 

Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine 2014

M.S. in Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan 2007

B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, TamKang University, Taiwan 2005

 

Linkedin with Alice Chien

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Graduate Student Researcher

University of California, Irvine, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department.

Lasers, Flames & Aerosols Group

Electric field effect flames, in-situ optical measurements, carbon monoxide generation from impinging flames; Fall 2010 - 2014.

 

Tomography reconstruction by using Hitran database; Winter 2009 - Summer 2010.

 

National Cheng Kung University, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics,

Combustion Laboratory,

Optical chemiluminescence diagnoses measurement by using optical telescopes; 2006-2007.

 

Improvement on the design of the burner of water heater for shower with lean and high efficiency combustion; July 2005-2006.

Undergraduate Project

Tamkang University, Aerospace Engineering,

Thermal Fluids Laboratory; 2004-2005

Looking for potential of the simulation software, Fire Dynamics Simulator, and to see whether if it is appropriate for the use of the goal on predicting phenomenon in fire.

 

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Laboratory; 2002-2003

Research and report training/practice, produce and build up a self-designed UAV, assist teaching to make water rocket and hand launch glider, National college UAV design competition, Taiwan Aerospace & Defense Technology Exhibition.

OTHER EXPERIENCES

Library administrative assistant, National Cheng Kung University, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Academic year 2006

 

Education equipment assistant, Tamkang University, Education Technology Division. Resolve the issues occur on computer system in classrooms, the job also includes resolving software issue, IP management, remote control system building, ghost, maintenance periodically etc.; 2004

 

Assistant of Community Service Education Class, Tamkang University;Academic year 2003.

 

Volunteer of Dietary Commission, Tamkang University; Academic year 2002-2004.

AWARDS

Fellowships, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine, 2009-Now; Fellowships, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, National Cheng Kung University, Academic year 2005, 2006; Certificate of citation of dietary commission, Tamkang University, Academic year 2002-2004; Finest report award, National College Unmanned Arial Vehicle (UAV) Design Competition, Dec, 2002; Third Champion, National College Unmanned Arial Vehicle (UAV) Design Competition, Dec, 2002; School of Excellent of Academic Performance, Tamkang University, Academic year 2001; Da-Yu Scholarship of Engineering Department, Engineering Department, Tamkang University, Academic year 2001, 2003

TEACHING EXPERIMENCE

Graduate program

Manufacturing process in engineering for Women doctoral researchers, University of California, Irvine, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Instructor; Summer 2013.

 

Manufacturing process in engineering for Women doctoral researchers, University of California, Irvine, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Teaching Assistant; Summer 2012.

Undergraduate class

The list of teaching assistant jobs at UCI:

Fluid Thermal Science Laboratory; 2010, 2014
Thermal dynamics; 2011
Mechanical Engineering Design (2 quarters); 2012, 2013

 

The list of teaching assistant jobs in NCKU:
Thermodynamics; 2005
Avionics; 2005

Pre-College program

California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS), Teaching Assistant; 2011-2012.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

"Sounding Rocket-5 launching", National Space Organization. Visitor ;Jan 2006.

"MAE Graduate Student Pizza Party(GSPP)", University of California, Irvine, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Event organizer; 2011 - Now.

WORKSHOP PARTICIPANT

Combustion Energy Frontier Research Center Combustion Summer School, Princeton, June, 2013, 2014.

"Pacific Rim Workshop on Deep Ocean Power Science", University of California, Irvine, February 23-26 2014.

"Workshop for Science and Engineering Women in Effective Negotiation, Women Communication and Leadership.", Iota Sigma Pi and the Society of Women Engineers, University of California, Irvine, March 25 2011. 

"Aerospace Engineering Workshop at Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China", Tamkang University, Aerospace Engineering; Summer 2004.

CONFERENCE PARTICIPANT

Annual Meeting of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research, Pasadena, CA, Oct 22-26, 2014

Western States Section of the Combustion Institute, Pasadena, CA, March 23-25, 2014.

The 24th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Taiwan, July 28-August 02, 2013.

The 8th US National Combustion Meeting, Utah, May 19-22, 2013.

The 23rd International Combustion Symposium, Warsaw, Poland, July 30-August 3, 2012.

Western States Section of the Combustion Institute, Riverside, CA, October 17-18, 2011.

International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Irvine, University of California, Irvine, July 24-July 29, 2011.

The 18th Energy and Combustion Meeting, Yunlin, Taiwan, March, 2008.

The 16th Energy and Combustion Meeting, Keelung, Taiwan, March, 2006.

Aeronautical and Astronautical Society of the Republic of China Conference, Kaohsiung, 2005.

For a copy of my complete resume please email me at chieny@uci.edu