陈东敏教授自 2012 年起在北京大学开设了全 校通选课《创业基础》及《创业模拟》等课程体系，受众一千多人，培育了一批 创业项目。他也是南阳理工大学技术创业管理学《创业设计》课程的客座教授。
陈东敏教授是联合国知识产权组织创新指数研究中心的国际顾问；曾是美国哈佛 大学 Rowland 研究院所长顾问委员会成员，任量子器件物理研究室主任十五年; 之后担任过中国科学院物理所/北京凝聚态物理国家实验室主任，苏州技术研究 院的创始人和执行院长。
陈东敏博士是一位创业者，美国硅谷 4-D-S 公司的首席科学家,核心技术发 明人; 美国硅谷 Miradia Inc 公司创始人和董事 CTO，为该公司融资 8 千多万美元，发展了 200 多件 MEMS 技术专利，成功授权于全球半导体制造之王 TSMC。
陈东敏博士的研究专长包括纳米技术，先进半导体工艺集成，忆阻存储 (RRAM)材料与应用，MEMS 传感器材料，工艺及应用，MEMS-CMOS 工艺集成；在国际著名科学杂志发表的文献有 70 多篇，拥有 100 多件国际专利；是美国《应用物理周刊》副主编，中国《科学通报》行政副主编 。陈东敏博士是美国硅谷 《华美半导体协会》前会长和荣誉顾问。
Prof. Dongmin Chen is the Dean of School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Director of Science and Technology Development Office of Peking University, responsible for University Innovation Capacity development including corporate sponsor research, IP licensing, Spin-offs and Incubation Centers. He co-manage several Seed fund, Angel fund and VC fund. He is a faculty member in the Academy for Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies of Peking University. In 2012 he has launched “Introduction to Entrepreneurship” and “Hands on Entrepreneurship” courses as elective classes for both under- and graduate-students in Peking University. More than 1000 students have enrolled in his classes so far and a dozen projects have been launched from his class. He is also a guest professor of “Venture Design” for Nan Yang Technical University Technopreneurship MBA program.
Dr. Chen was an adjunct Professor of the Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences where he served as the co-director of the Beijing National Laboratory for Condensed Matter Physics from 2004 to 2009. He was a Sr. Rowland Fellow and the Head of the Nanoscale Quantum Physics Lab. at Harvard University from 1989 to 2004. His academic expertise includes nanotechnologies and advanced semiconductor process integrations, nonvolatile material and device physics, MEMS device and process, MEMS-CMOS integration; spin and quantum device physics. He co-authored more than 70 scientific publications and 150 US and international patents.
Dr. Chen is a Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur. He is the Chief Scientist and the inventor of the Metal Oxide Heteorjunction RRAM device of 4DS Inc. He also co-founded Miradia Inc. in 2003 which raised 80M USD from tier-1 venture capitals. He led the development of a platform technology for MEMS-CMOS 3D integration for applications in digital micro-mirror array and motion sensors. He was responsible for the development of the IP portfolio with more than 100 international patents and has successfully licensed it to a major foundry in Asia.
Dr. Dongmin Chen is the International Adviser of WIPO GII. Dr. Chen is an Associate Editor and board member of Applied Physics letter and Journal and Applied Physics; a Sr. Associate Editor of Chinese Science Bulletin and an Associate Editor of Chinese Physics Letter. He is the Honorary Advisor and former Chairman & President of Chinese American Semiconductor Professional Association in US.