Research and Educational Activities of the BioNanofluidics and Microfluidics Laboratory

Prof. Dohyun Kim (김도현 교수) (Full CV)

Contact Info.


Department of Mechanical Engineering, Myongji University
#216 Engineering I
116 Myongji-ro, Cheoin-gu, Yongin
Gyeonggi-do 449-728
South Korea
Tel: (+82) 31-324-1425, Fax: (+82) 31-330-6957
E-mail: dohyun dot kim at mju dot ac dot kr

Education

2008    Ph.D.    Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles
2001    M.S.      Mechanical Engineering, Sogang University
1999     B.S.       Mechanical Engineering, Sogang University (Cum Laude)

Appointments

2021.09-present        Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Myongji University
2019.09-2020.08        Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
2016.09-2021.08        Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Myongji University
2012.09-2016.08        Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Myongji University
2009.12-2012.08        Postdoctoral Scholar, Bioengineering Department, UC Berkeley
2008.10-2009.11        Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Embedded Networked Sensing, UCLA
2002.07-2008.10       Research Assistant, Electrical Engineering Department, UCLA
1999.03-2001.07        Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sogang University

Activity Photos

Presentation at the Department of Molecular Science and Technology, Ajou University, Suwon, 2022
Presentation at the GIGJ(Gyeonggi-Incheon-Gangwon-Jeju) local chapter meeting, The Society of Micro and Nano Systems, Yongin, 2022
Presentation at the New Tech Forum., The Society of Micro and Nano Systems, Ansan, 2018
Presentation at the Annual Research Review of Mechanical Engineering Dept., Sogang University, Seoul, 2018
Presentation at the KSBB-BEST conference, Seoul, 2018
Presentation at the DGMIF, Daegu, 2018.
A crush course on MEMS for University of Santo Tomas (Philippine) students, KISA, 2017.
Presentation at MEMS 2011 conference, Cancun, Mexico, 2011.

NEWS

7/12/2024
Minjun Jeon (전민준), a 2nd-year undergraduate student, joined the BNML. Warm welcome to him.

5/24/2024
Dr. Akhtar receives a best poster award in the BioChip 2024 Spring Conference with the paper titled "UV laser-based light-sheet photolithography system for the gel-grid-based digital assays".

5/23/2024
BNML present five posters in the BioChip 2024 Spring Conference: "Fluidics-free digital PCR based on microphotopartitioning", "UV laser-based light-sheet photolithography system for the gel-grid-based digital assays", "UV-adhesive-assisted hybrid bonding of a 3D-printed microfluidic chip and PMMA coverslip", "Design and operation optimization of a 3D-printed sharp-edge micromixer using streaming analysis", and "Robust acousto-fluidic micromixer based on a PDMS microballoon actuator".

3/29/2024
Yeji, a master's student in the BNML, receives a prestigious Master's Student Scholarship Award from National Research Foundation.

3/1/2024
Yeji(양예지) started her Master's study in the BNML.

2/21/2024
Undergraduate researchers, Yeji Yang(양예지), Boseok Heo(허보석), and Jintae Kim(김진태), are graduated with their B.S. degrees. Best wishes for their professional endeavor ahead.

1/3/2024
The paper titled "Numerical-simulation-based Buffer Design for Microchip Electrophoresis with Capacitively Coupled Contactless Conductivity Detection" was just published in the BioChip Journal.

11/6/2023
Youngbin Kim(김영빈), 4th-year undergraduate student, joined the BNML. Warm welcome to Youngbin.

11/4/2023
BNML present two posters in the KSME 2023 Fall Conference: "UV-adhesive-based hybrid bonding between a 3D-printed chip and PMMA sheet" and "Fabrication and Characterization of Ultra-thin PDMS Membrane Actuator".

10/16/2023
Sofonias and co-authors present a poster titled "High-performance Microfluidic DNA Extractor Based- on Optimized Excitation Voltage and 3d Out-of-plane Cavitation Microstreaming" in the MicroTAS 2023 conference.

9/1/2023
Dr. Sophia Ahktar (소피아 아크타르), a postdoc graduated from SKKU, joined the BNML. Warm welcome to her.

8/25/2023
Dohyn Park (박도현), a 3rd-year undergraduate student, joined the BNML. Warm welcome to him.

8/23/2023
Dr. Abdi Mirgissa Kaba, the first BNML Ph.D. graduate and postdoctoral scholar, got a job at CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique), a world-class natioanl research lab in France. Best wishes for his future acadmic endeavor.

6/1/2023
BNML present two posters in the BioChip 2023 Spring Conference: "Effects of Operating Conditions and Device Design on Extraction Performance of Cavitation-microstreaming-based Microfluidic DNA Extractor" and "In-situ Polyacrylamide Gel-grid Microphotopatterning for Digital Bioassays".

4/21/2023 BNML present a poster titled "Dropletless Digital PCR (DldPCR) with In-situ Microphotopatterned Hydrogel Grids" in The 2023 Samsung Global Technology Symposium, Seoul, Korea.

3/12/2023
BNML publishes paper titled "A Laser-micromachined PCB Electrolytic Micropump using an Oil-based Electrolyte Separation Barrier" to the BioChip Journal (IF 4.229).

2/27/2023
Sofonias Nursefa Kedar (소포니아스누세파카다르), an international graduate student from Ethiopia, joined the BNML. Warm welcome to him.

2/15/2023
Heeyeon Kim (김희연) graduated with her B.S. degree. Congratulations, Heeyeon!

2/15/2023
Haseul Lee (이하슬) graduated with her B.S. degree. Congratulations, Haseul!

2/14/2023
Jianyun Meng (멍지웬윈) graduated with his M.S. degree. Congratulations, Jianyun!

1/12/2023
Seung Min Lee (이승민), a 2nd-year undergraduate student, joined the BNML. Warm welcome to him.