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Asst. Prof. Chin-Wen Chen

Asst. Prof. Chin-Wen Chen




Dr. Chin-Wen Chen

Research Laboratory

Fiber Material & Structure Analysis Laboratory


National Taiwan University, Institute of Polymer Science and Engineering (Ph.D.)

National Taipei University of Technology, Graduate Institute of Biotechnology (MS)

National Taiwan University Science and Technology, Department of Fiber and Polymer Engineering (BS)

National Taipei University of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering (5-year school, Diploma)


Molecular Science Building 103


Rm101-3, Floor 1th, Molecular Science Building

Tel: +886-2-27712171 ext. 2460





1. National Taipei University of Technology, Research and Development Center of Smart Textile Technology, Post-doctoral Researcher

2. Taiwan Textile Research Institute, Department of Raw Materials and Fiber, Researcher

3. National Taiwan University, Institute of Polymer Science and Engineering, Post-doctoral Researcher

4. Taiwan Textile Research Institute, Department of Raw Materials and Yarn Formation, Associate Researcher 

Research Specialty

Research Specialty:

  1. Structural and morphological analysis of polymer materials
  2. Polymer polymerization and blending technology
  3. New fiber materials
  4. Melt spinning technology
  5. Multi-scale simulations

Research Topic:

  1. New polyester & polyamide materials
  2. Polymer Composites
  3. Functional fiber material
  4. Smart textiles
  5. Computer-aid material development platform 


  1. Hsuan-Liang Liu, Jin-Chung Lin, Yih Ho, Chin-Wen Chen, “Homology models of main proteinase from coronavirus associated with SARS”, Chemical Physics Letters, 2005, 401, 24–29.
  2. Hsuan-Liang Liu, Jin-Chung Lin, Wei-Chan Hsieh, Chin-Wen Chen, Yuan-Chen Su, “Molecular dynamics simulations to investigate the temperature effect on the main proteinases from various coronaviruses”, Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 2004, 22, 65–77.
  3. Hsuan-Liang Liu*, Jin-Chung Lin, Yih Ho, Wei-Chan Hsieh, Chin-Wen Chen, Yuan-Chen Su, “Structural models and molecular dynamics simulations of main proteinase from coronavirus associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)”, Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society, 2004, 51, 889–900.
  4. Hsuan-Liang Liu, Chin-Wen Chen, Jin-Chung Lin, “Homology models of the tetramerization domain of six eukaryotic voltage-gated potassium channels Kv1.1-Kv1.6”, Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 2005, 22, 387–398.
  5. Chin-Wen Chen, Hsuan-Liang Liu*, Jin-Chung Lin, Yih Ho, “Molecular modeling of the chelating of various metal ions to the His-tag motif: A molecular dynamics study”, Journal of Chinese Chemical Society, 2005, 52, 1281–1290.
  6. Chin-Wen Chen, Jin-Chung Lin, Hsuan-Liang Liu*, “Molecular dynamics simulations of the tetramerization domain of Shaker and Kv1.1 potassium channels”, Journal of the Chinese Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2005, 36 (6), 649-660.
  7. Chin-Wen Chen, Ching-I Huang*, “Effects of intra/inter-molecular potential parameters, length and grafting density of side-chains on the self-assembling behavior of poly(3’-alkylthiophene)s in the ordered state”, Polymer, 2015, 77, 189–198.
  8. Chin-Wen Chen, Chiao-Wei Lin, Yu-Haw Chen, Tung-Fan Wei, Syang-Peng Rwei,* Ragu Sasikumar, "The influence of 1,4-cyclohexanedicarboxylic acid on the thermal and mechanical properties of copolyamides", Polymer Bulletin, 2020, 77, 235–253.
  9. Chin-Wen Chen, Te-Sheng Hsu, Syang-Peng Rwei*, "Effect of Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid on Unsaturated Poly(Butylene Adipate-Co-Butylene Itaconate) Copolyester with Low-Melting Point and Controllable Hardness", Polymers, 2019, 11, 611.
  10. Hao‐Wei Chan, Chia‐Jung Cho, Kai‐Hung Hsu, Cyuan‐Lun He, Chi‐Ching Kuo*, Chien‐Chia Chu, Yu‐Haw Chen, Chin‐Wen Chen*, Syang‐Peng Rwei*, "Smart Wearable Textiles with Breathable Properties and Repeatable Shaping in In Vitro Orthopedic Support from a Novel Biomass Thermoplastic Copolyester", Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 2019, 304, 1900103. (Cover, 2019/06)
  11. Kai-Hung Hsu, Chin-Wen Chen*, Li-Yuan Wang, Hao-Wei Chan, Cyuan-Lun He, Chia-Jung Cho, Syang-Peng Rwei, Chi-Ching Kuo*, "Bio-based thermoplastic poly(butylene succinate-co-propylene succinate) copolyesters: effect of glycerol on thermal and mechanical properties", Soft Matter, 2019, 15, 9710–9720.
  12. Chia-Jung Cho, Yu-Sheng Chang, Yan-Zhen Lin, Dai-Hua Jiang, Wei-Hung Chen, Wen-Yinn Lin, Chin-Wen Chen*, Syang-Peng Rwei, Chi-Ching Kuo*, "Green electrospun nanofiber membranes filter prepared from novel biomass thermoplastic copolyester: Morphologies and filtration properties", Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2020, 106, 206–214.
  13. Zhi-Yu Yang, Chin-Wen Chen*, Syang-Peng Rwei*, "Influence of asymmetric substituent group 2-methyl-1,3-propanediol on bio-based poly(propylene furandicarboxylate) copolyesters", Soft Matter, 2020, 16, 402–410.
  14. Chin-Wen Chen*, Te-Sheng Hsu, Syang-Peng Rwei*, "Isothermal Kinetics of Poly(butylene adipate-co-butylene itaconate) Copolyesters with Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid", ACS Omega, 2020, 5, 3080-3089.
  15. Loganathan Veeramuthu, Manikandan Venkatesan, Fang-Cheng Liang, Jean-Sebastien Benas, Chia-Jung Cho*, Chin-Wen Chen, Ye Zhou, Rong-Ho Lee, Chi-Ching Kuo*, "Conjugated Copolymers through Electrospinning Synthetic Strategies and Their Versatile Applications in Sensing Environmental Toxicants, pH, Temperature, and Humidity", Polymers, 2020, 12, 587.
  16. Loganathan Veeramuthu, Bo-Yu Chen, Ching-Yi Tsai, Fang-Cheng Liang, Manikandan Venkatesan, Dai-Hua Jiang, Chin-Wen Chen, Xingke Cai*, Chi-Ching Kuo*, "Novel stretchable thermochromic transparent heaters designed for smart window defroster applications by spray coating silver nanowire", RSC Advances, 2019, 9, 35786–35796.
  17. Yu-Hao Chen, Chin-Wen Chen, Tun-Fun Way, Syang-Peng Rwei*, "Synthesis and characterization of low-temperature polyamide 6 (PA6) copolyamides used as hot melt adhesives and derived from the comonomer of novel aliphatic diamine bis(2-aminoethyl) adipamide and adipic acid", International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 2020, 101, 102619.
  18. Manikandan Venkatesana, Loganathan Veeramuthua, Fang-Cheng Liang, Wei-Cheng Chen, Chia-Jung Cho*, Chin-Wen Chen, Jung-Yao Chen*, Yan Yan, Shang-Hung Chang Chi-Ching Kuo*, "Evolution of electrospun nanofibers fluorescent and colorimetric sensors for environmental toxicants, pH, temperature, and cancer cells – A review with insights on applications", Chemical Engineering Journal, 2020, 397, 125431.
  19. Yu-Hao Chen, Palraj Ranganathan, Chin-Wen Chen, Yi-Huan Lee, Syang-Peng Rwei*, "Effect of Bis (2-Aminoethyl) Adipamide/Adipic Acid Segment on Polyamide 6: Crystallization Kinetics Study", Polymers, 2020, 12, 1067.
  20. Chin-Wen Chen, Te-Sheng Hsu, Kuan-Wei Huang, Syang-Peng Rwei*, "Effect of 1,2,4,5-Benzenetetracarboxylic Acid on Unsaturated Poly(butylene adipate-co-butylene itaconate) Copolyesters: Synthesis, Non-Isothermal Crystallization Kinetics, Thermal and Mechanical Properties", Polymers, 2020, 12, 1160.
  21. Chin-Wen Chen, Ping-Hui Liu, Fan-Jie Lin, Chia-Jung Cho, Li-Yuan Wang, Hsu-I Mao, Yu-Cheng Chiu, Shang-Hung Chang*, Syang-Peng Rwei, Chi-Ching Kuo*, "Influence of different molecular weights and concentrations of poly(glycidyl methacrylate) on recycled poly(ethylene terephthalate): A thermal, mechanical, and rheological study", Journal of Polymers and the Environment, 2020, 28, 2880–2892.
  22. Chin-Wen Chen, Hsu-I Mao, Zhi-Yu Yang, Kuan-Wei Huang, Hao-Chen Yan, Syang-Peng Rwei*, "Synthesis of Bio-Based Poly (Butylene Adipate-co-Butylene Itaconate) Copolyesters with Pentaerythritol: A Thermal, Mechanical, Rheological, and Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study", Polymers, 2020, 12, 2006.
  23. Palraj Ranganathan, Chin-Wen Chen, Syang-Peng Rwei*, Yi-Huan Lee, Sayee Kannan Ramaraj "Methods of Synthesis, Characterization and Biomedical Applications of Biodegradable Poly(Ester Amide)s- A Review", Polymer Degradation and Stability, 2020, 181, 109323.
  24. Chin-Wen Chen, Yi-Ho Yang, Sih-Ci Lin, Syang-Peng Rwei, Tien-Wei Shyr*, "Crystal structure and tensile fracture morphology of poly(ethylene terephthalate)-co-poly(ethylene 2,6-naphthalate) block copolyester and fiber", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2020, 59, 18717–18725.
  25. Shu-Yi Chen, Chin-Wen Chen, Ling-Chen Cheng, Fu-Sheng Chuang*, Syang-Peng Rwei*, "A breathable waterborne poly-(urethane/urea) coating containing PO-EO-PO triblock copolymer", Materials Research Express, 2020, 7, 105303.
  26. Chia-Fang Lee, Chin-Wen Chen*, Syang-Peng Rwei*, Fu-Sheng Chuang, "Thermal Behavior and Morphology of Thermoplastic Polyurethane Derived from Different Chain Extenders of 1, 3-and 1, 4-Butanediol", Applied Sciences, 2021, 11, 698.
  27. Zhi-Yu Yang, Yi-Ling Chou, Hao-Chun Yang, Chin-Wen Chen*, Syang-Peng Rwei*, "Synthesis and Characterization of Thermoplastic Poly (Ester Amide) s Elastomer (TPEaE) Obtained from Recycled PET", Journal of Renewable Materials, 2021, 9, 867.
  28. Chien-Hui Wu, Chin-Wen Chen, Po-Han Chen, Yi-Shin Chen, Fu-Sheng Chuan*, Syang-Peng Rwei*, "Characteristics of Polycarbonate Soft Segment-Based Thermoplastic Polyurethane", Applied Sciences, 2021, 11, 5359.
  29. Palraj Ranganathan, Chin-Wen Chen*, Syang-Peng Rwei*, "Highly Stretchable Fully Biomass Autonomic Self-Healing Polyamide Elastomers and Their Foam for Selective Oil Absorption", Polymers, 2021, 13, 3089.
  30. Hsu-I Mao, Li-Yuan Wang, Chin-Wen Chen*, Kai-Hung Hsu, Cheng-Hang Tsai, Chia-Jung Cho, Yang-Yen Yu, Syang-Peng Rwei, Chi-Ching Kuo*, "Enhanced crystallization rate of bio-based poly (butylene succinate-co-propylene succinate) copolymers motivated by glycerol", Journal of Polymer Research, 2021, 28, 1–14.
  31. Palraj Ranganathan, Chin-Wen Chen, Ming-Chung Tasi, Syang-Peng Rwei*, Yi-Huan Lee, "Biomass Thermoplastic (Co) polyamide Elastomers Synthesized from a Fatty Dimer Acid: A Sustainable Route toward a New Era of Uniform and Bimodal Foams", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2021, 60 (33), 12139–12154. (Cover, 2021/08/25)
  32. Chin-Wen Chen, Zhi-Yu Yang, Hao-Chun Yang, Yu-Zi Hsieh, Chieh Liu, Yu-Chun Chuang, Jey-Jau Lee, Syang-Peng Rwei, I-Jui Hsu*, Hsiu-Hui Chen*, "Enhanced redox property of polymer blends containing liquid crystalline molecules and their application in electrochemical sensing", Polymer, 2021, 232, 124162.
  33. Yi-Huan Lee*, Chia-Wei Lee, Chia-Han Chou, Chia-Hsing Lin, Yu-Hao Chen, Chin-Wen Chen, Tun-Fun Way, Syang-Peng Rwei, "Sustainable polyamide elastomers from a bio-based dimer diamine for fabricating highly expanded and facilely recyclable microcellular foams via supercritical CO2 foaming", European Polymer Journal, 2021, 160, 110765.
  34. Chia-Fang Lee, Chin-Wen Chen*, Fu-Sheng Chuang, Syang-Peng Rwei*, "Thermoplastic polyurethane/CNT nanocomposites with low electromagnetic resistance property", Journal of Composite Materials, 2021, 55, 4321–4331.
  35. Hsu‐I Mao, Te‐Sheng Hsu, Chin‐Wen Chen*, Kuan‐Wei Huang, Syang‐Peng Rwei*, "Synthesis and characteristics of poly (ethylene terephthalate) with EO‐PO‐EO triblock copolymers: A thermal and mechanical property study", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2022, 139, 51605.



  1. Triptycene Derivatives, Method for Synthesizing the Same and Application Thereof, inventors: Chin-Wen Chen, I-Pin Fu, Yu-Chi Tseng, Jye-Shane Yang, and Jyu-Lun Yan, US 2010/0152409 A1.
  2. Carbon black-containing polyamide masterbatch composition and method for preparing the same, inventors: Yu-Chi Tseng, Chin-Wen Chen, and Syang-Peng Rwei, US 2010/0152328 A1.
  3. Modified Polyesters and Processes for Manufacturing the same, inventors: Wei-Hung Chen, Tai-You Chen, Pao-Chi Chen, Chin-Wen Chen, Syang-Peng Rwei, US 2012/0277400 A1. 
  4. Modified Polyesters and Processes for Manufacturing the same, inventors: Wei-Hung Chen, Tai-You Chen, Pao-Chi Chen, Chin-Wen Chen, Syang-Peng Rwei, EP 2518097 A2.
  5. Methods for Preparing a Water-soluble Polyamide, inventors: Yu-Chi Tseng, Chin-Wen Chen, Syang-Peng Rwei, US 8541539 B2.
  6. Modified nylon 66 fiber, inventors: Tzu-Chung Lu, Chin-Wen Chen, Wei-Hsiang Lin, Chao-Huei Liu, Po-Hsun Huang, Wei-Jen Lai, US 10851206 B2
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