Dr. Si Chen

Scientific background: 

Surface modification, Surface biofunctionalization, Cardiovascular stents, Anticoagulation, Endothelialization, Drug-eluting stents, Polyphenols, Anti-inflammatory, Sol-gel method, Nanoparticle, Bioactive glass, Electrospinning, Tissue engineering, Angiogenesis

National projets:

VEGA 1/0098/19       Multi-layered bioglass structures for regenerative medicine prepared by tape casting and lamination, 2019-2022, deputy of the project leader

Publication activity:

  • 9 Publications in scientific journals
  • 3 Contributed lectures at conferences
  • 94 Citations

The most significant publications:


Si Chen, Sheng Zhao, Meiyun Chen, Xuan Zhang, Jiang Zhang, Xin Li, Hao Zhang, Xiaolong Shen, Jin Wang, Nan Huang. The anticorrosion mechanism of phenolic conversion coating applied on magnesium implants. Applied Surface Science, 2019, 463: 953-967. (IF: 4.439)

Martin Michálek, Zuzana Neščáková, Si Chen, Jozef Kraxner, Enrico Bernardo, Aldo R Boccaccini, Dusan Galusek. Micro and nano-sized glass particles for biomedical applications. 93rd Annual Meeting of the German Society of Glass Technology in Conjunction with the Annual Meeting of French Union for Science and Glass Technology (USTV), 13-15 May, 2019, Nürnberg, Germany, Oral, 434.


Xin Li, Fangyu Shen, Kebing Wang, Shuang Lin, Lei Zhou, Si Chen, Jin Wang, Nan Huang. Endothelial mimetic multifunctional surfaces fabricated: Via polydopamine mediated copper immobilization. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2018, 6(46): 7582-7593. (IF: 4.776)


Xin Li, Jinchuan Deng, Shuheng Yuan, Rifang Luo, Si Chen, Jin Wang, Nan Huang. Fabrication of endothelial progenitor cell capture surface via DNA aptamer modifying dopamine/polyethyleneimine copolymer film. Applied Surface Science. 2016, 386: 138-150. (IF: 4.439)


Si Chen, Jiang Zhang, Yingqi Chen, Sheng Zhao, Meiyun Chen, Xin Li, Manfred F Maitz, Jin Wang, Nan Huang. Application Of Phenol/Amine Copolymerized Film Modified Magnesium Alloys: Anticorrosion And Surface Bio-functionalization. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2015, 7(44): 24510-24522. (IF: 8.097)

Xin Li, Shuheng Yuan, Si Chen, Rifang Luo, Kaiqin Xiong, Jin Wang, Zhi Lu Yang, Nan Huang. Proliferation and Functionality of Human Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cells on Angiopoietin-1 Immobilized 316L Stainless Steel. Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 2015, 3(44): 8717-8728. (IF: 4.776)

Jiang Zhang, Yang Liu, Rifang Luo, Si Chen, Xin Li, Shuheng Yuan, Jin Wang, Nan Huang. In vitro hemocompatibility and cytocompatibility of dexamethasone-eluting PLGA stent coatings. Applied Surface Science. 2015, 328: 154-162. (IF: 4.439)


Si Chen, Xin Li, Zhilu Yang, Shuo Zhou, Rifang Luo, Manfred F. Maitz, Yuancong Zhao, Jin Wang, Kaiqin Xiong, Nan Huang. A simple one-step modification of various materials for introducing effective multi-functional groups. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 2014, 113: 125-133. (IF: 3.997)

Pengkai Qi, Si Chen, Tao Liu, Jialong Chen, Zhilu Yang, Yajun Weng, Junying Chen, Jin Wang, Manfred F. Maitz, Nan Huang. New strategies for developing cardiovascular stent surfaces with novel functions. Biointerphases. 2014, 9(2): 029017. (IF: 2.455)

Si Chen, Jiang Zhang, YingQi Chen, Jin Wang, Nan Huang. Simple one-step deposition of polyphenolic copolymer films on the surface of magnesium alloys for anticorrosion and functionalization. 4th International Colloids Conference, Surface Design and Engineering, 15-18 June, 2014, Madrid, Spain, Poster, P1.64.


Si Chen, Zhilu Yang, Jin Wang. Co-polymerization of hexamethylenediamine (HD) and Gallic acid (GA) to prepare multifunctional coatings. The 4th Asian Biomaterials Congress, 26-29 June, 2013, Hong Kong, China, Oral, CD4.


Zhilu Yang, Jin Wang, Rifang Luo, Xin Li, Si Chen, Hong Sun, Nan Huang. Improved hemocompatibility guided by pulsed plasma tailoring the surface amino functionalities of TiO2 coating for covalent immobilization of heparin. Plasma Processes and Polymers. 2011, 8(9): 850-858. (IF: 2.700).


  • 2007: B.S., Pharmaceutical Engineering, School of pharmacy, Southwest Jiaotong University, China. Title of the thesis: Preliminary Study on Extraction Technology and Antioxidant Activity in vitro of Gastrodia elata Polysaccharide.
  • 2009: M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Key Lab. of Advanced Technology for Materials of Education Ministry, Southwest Jiaotong University, China. Master-PhD successive program.
  • 2015: Ph.D., Material Science, Key Lab. of Advanced Technology for Materials of Education Ministry, Southwest Jiaotong University, China. Title of the thesis: Polydopamine-like coating — preparation and performance of gallic acid/hexamethelinediamine copolymerized film.

Awards, scholarships and research stays:

  • NUST „MISiS“ International Competition for Grants (The open international grant competition of National University of Science and Technology «MISiS» designed to support Young scientists), 2017, Winner.
Dr. Si Chen
Dr. Si Chen
Department of Biomaterials

E-mail: si.chen@tnuni.sk
Tel.: +421 32 7400 516
Office: n. 206