Ph.D. Alumni

2008.02

Joo H. Kang

 B.S. (2002) Chemical Engineering / Life Science, Sogang Univ.
 M.S. (2004.02) BioSystems, KAIST
 P
h.D. (2008.02) Bioengineering, KAIST
 Thesis Title:
Isomagnetophoresis for microfluidic sorting and analysis
 Current Position
: Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, School of Life Sciences, UNIST, KOREA

Yu Chang Kim

 B.S. (1995) Environmental Engineering, Yonsei Univ.
 M.S. (1997)
Environmental Science & Engineering, GIST
 
Ph.D. (2008.02) Bioengineering, KAIST
 Thesis Title:
Microfluidic biomechanical device for analyzing the deformation of cells in microchannels

 
Current Position
: Senior Researcher, Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials (KIMM) 

2009.01

Wonjae Choi

 B.S. (2003) Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, KAIST
 
M.S. (2004.08) BioSystems, KAIST
 P
h.D. (2009.01) Bioengineering, KAIST
 Thesis Title:
Manipulation technology of microparticles using a liquid crystal display (LCD) and optoelectronic tweezers (OET)
 Current Position
: Principal Engineer, SK Hynix, KOREA

Youn-Suk Choi

 B.S. (1996) Materials Science and Engineering, Yonsei Univ.
 M.S. (1998) Materials Science and Engineering, KAIST  
 Ph.D. (2009.01) Bioengineering, KAIST  
Thesis Title:
Biomedical devices for analyzing the effects of electroporation therapy on cells and tissues
 Current Position: Senior Researcher, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT)

2009.08

Sungyoung Choi

 B.S. (2003) Mechanical Engineering, Hanyang Univ.
 M.S. (2005.08) BioSystems, KAIST
 Ph.D. (2009.08) Bioengineering, KAIST
 Thesis Title:
Hydrophoresis for particle and cell separation
 Current Position:
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Kyung Hee University, KOREA

2010.01

Ju Hun Yeon

 B.S. (2002) Microbiology, Chungnam National Univ.  M.S. (2004.02) BioSystems, KAIST   
 Ph.D. (2010.01) Bioengineering, KAIST  Thesis Title:
Drug assays using a cell trapping method in a microfluidic device  
Current Position:
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Integrative Biology, UBE, KOREA

Minseok S. Kim

 B.S. (2003) Biomedical Engineering, Yonsei Univ.  M.S. (2006.02) BioSystems, KAIST  
 Ph.D. (2010.01) Bioengineering, KAIST  
Thesis Title:
Microfluidic multiplexed immunohistochemistry platform for quantitative pathological diagnosis  
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Dept. of New Biology, DGIST, KOREA

2010.08

Hyundoo Hwang

 B.S. (2006.02) BioSystems, KAIST
 M.S. (2007.08) Bioengineering, KAIST
 P
h.D. (2010.08) Bioengineering, KAIST
 Thesis Title:
Optoelectrofluidic platform for manipulation and detection of biomolecules
 
Current Position
: Assistant Professor, Dept.of Biomedical Engineering / Sensors & Devices Group, Tecnologico de Monterrey, ITESM, MEXICO

2011.01

Young Ki Hahn

 B.S. (2004) Chemical Engineering, Sogang Univ.
 M.S. (2006.02) BioSystems, KAIST
 P
h.D. (2011.01) Bioengineering, KAIST
 Thesis Title:
Isomagnetophoresis-based immunoassay system for multiplexed protein detection
 
Current Position
: Senior Researcher, Samsung Electronics, KOREA

2011.08

Wonhye Lee

 B.S. (2006.02) BioSystems, KAIST
 P
h.D. (2011.08) Bioengineering, KAIST
 Thesis Title:
Mesoscopic cellular hydrogel scaffolds for bioartificial 3D tissue structures
 Current Position
: Instructor of Radiology, Research Associate, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA

2012.01

Eujin Um

 B.S. (2005) Mechanical & Aerospace Eng./ Biochemical Eng. & Biotechnology, Seoul National Univ.
 M.S. (2007.02)
BioSystems, KAIST 
 Ph.D. (2012.01) Bioengineering, KAIST
 Thesis Title:
Interactive droplet manipulation for microfluidic single-cell screening
 Current Position
Research Professor, School of Life Sciences, UNIST, KOREA

Myung Gwon Lee

 B.S. (2005) Electronic and Information Eng./ Bionics Eng., Chonbuk National Univ.
 
M.S. (2009.01) Bioengineering, KAIST
 Ph.D. (2012.01) Bioengineering, KAIST
 Thesis Title:
Microfluidic blood cell separation based on the force balance between inertial lift and dean drag forces
 Current Position
Team Manager, Mirae Asset Capital, KOREA

2014.02

Do-Hyun Lee

 B.S. (2008) Bioengineering, KAIST
 M.S. (2009.08) Bioengineering, KAIST
 
Ph.D. (2014.02) Bioengineering, KAIST
 Thesis Title:
Microdroplet-based screening of freshwater green algae
 Current Position
: Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT, MA, USA

2015.08

Chae Yun Bae

 B.S. (2008) Life and Food Science, Handong Global Univ.
 M.S. (2010.01) Bioengineering, KAIST
 
Ph.D. (2015.08) Bioengineering, KAIST
 
Thesis Title: Construction and application of 3D beta cell clusters using microgrid hydrogel sheets
 Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA

2016.02

Seyong Kwon

 B.S. (2009) Biomedical Engineering, Yonsei Univ.
 M.S. (2011.01) Bioengineering, KAIST
 Ph.D. (2016. 02) Bioengineering, KAIST
 
Thesis Title: Microfluidic immunoassay platform for quantitative comparison of biomarkers on cancer tissues
 Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Life Sciences, UNIST

2016.08

Dongsik Han

 B.S. (2010.01) Bioengineering, KAIST
 M.S. (2012.01) Bioengineering, KAIST
 Ph.D. (2016. 08) Bioengineering, KAIST
Thesis Title: Microarray-integrated optoelectrofluidic system for biological assay
 Current Position: Senior Researcher, BBB Tech 

2017.02

Joong Ho Shin

 B.S. (2011.06) Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego
 M.S. (2014.02) Bioengineering, KAIST  
 
Ph.D. (2017. 02) Bioengineering, KAIST
Thesis Title: Paper-integrated rotary type sensor for on-site, multiple detection of foodborne pathogens
 Current Position: Senior Researcher, optoLANE Tech., KOREA