2000-2002 Ph.D. Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Louisville.
Dissertation: Theoretical and experimental investigation on the sensing performance of fiber optic immunosensor for Protein C quantification in physiological samples (Research Advisor: Kyung A. Kang, Ph.D.).
Ph.D. student, Department of Chemical and
Biochemical Engineering, University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC),
1996-1998 M.S. Department of Chemical Engineering, KAIST.
Thesis: A study on sensing performance of NO2 gas sensor using QCM and H2Pc LB film (Research Advisor: Yong Keun Chang, Ph.D.).
Department of Chemical Engineering,
2010-present Associate professor, Department of Engineering and Computer Science, Andrews University
2005-2010 Assistant professor, Department of Engineering and Computer Science, Andrews University
2002-2005 post-doc researcher, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology,
Honors and Awards:
FRG 13-14: Andrews university, research project on “ ($5,000) Study of conformational and electric charge change of protein binding using the QCM-D and EGFET system
FRG 12-13: Andrews university, research project on “(Renewed $5,000) FET based biosensor for characterization for DNA hybridization
NSF SUMMER INSTITUTE FELLOWSHIP AWARD, short course on multi-scale soft Materials, May 9-12, NSF, 2010 ($2,000 and accommodation)
NSF SUMMER INSTITUTE FELLOWSHIP AWARD, short course on multi-scale science based-modeling and simulation and experimental validation on enabling materials, NSF, 2009 ($2,000 and accommodation)
FRG 11-12, Andrews university, research project on “ ($5,000) FET sensor development for DNA detection”
FRG 10-11, Andrews university, research project on “Simultaneous measurement of DNA hybridization using QCM-D and EIS”, collaboration with Dr. Lovhoiden, 2010 ($9,000)
FRG 09-10, Andrews university, research project on “Experimental and theoretical analysis of biomolecular interactions using the QCM-D sensor”, collaboration with Dr. Agoki, 2009 ($9,000)
FRG 08-09, Andrews university, research project on “Development of sensing protocols for the QCM-D sensor for characterization of biomolecular interaction’, 2008 ($4,500)
FRG 07-08, Andrews university, research project on “Characterization of binding kinetics of sodium-calcium exchanger and calmodulin using the biosensor’, 2007 ($4,500).
Graduate Dean’s Citation, Commencement, University of Louisville, 2002.
Grants-in-Aid Student Research award, research project on "Real-time Detection of Cardiac Troponin T using Fiber-Optic Immuno-sensor," Sigma-Xi, 2001.
Student Travel award, Annual Conference of Biomedical Engineering Society 2001.
First place award, Research!Louisville: Student Research Day: Graduate Student Division, University of Louisville (2000).
Third place awarD, National competition for Fluid Mechanics and Transport Phenomena for undergraduate students, Korean Institute of Chemical Engineering (KICHE) 1995.
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, promoted to full member , 2011
Tau Beta Pi, The Engineering Honors Society.
2004-present, American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE)
2010-present, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
2003-present, Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
2003-2009, Society for Neuroscience (sFN)
2003-present. Association for Chemoreception Sciences (ACHEMS)
2002-present, Korean Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA)
Last updated: June 2013