Research and Educational Activities of the BioNanofluidics and Microfluidics Laboratory

Postdoctoral Scholars

Dr. Bhargav Krishna Pullagura (바가브 크리슈나 풀라구라 박사)
Dr. Sohpia Akhtar (소피아 아크타르 박사)

M.S.-Ph.D. Students

Sofonias Nursefa Kedir (소포니아누세파카다르), 1st-year M.S.-Ph.D. student

Master Students

Lee Kwanseong (이관성), 2nd-year part-time M.S. student (멜콘)
Yeji Yang (양예지), 1st-year graduate student

Undergraduate Students

Youngbin Kim (김영빈), 4th-year undergraduate student
Dohyun Park (박도현), 4th-year undergraduate student
Seung Min Lee (이승민), 3rd-year undergraduate student
Min Jun Jeon (전민준), 2nd-year undergraduate student

Alumni (Ph.D.)

Abdi Kaba Mirgissa, Ph.D.
(압디머기사카바)
Ph.D. Student
(2022)
Now a Postdoctoral scholar at CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique)

Alumni (M.S.)

Jayoung Koo, M.S.
(구자영)
Graduate Student
(2024)
Now with EQ Global (현 이큐글로벌)
Meng Jianyun, M.S.
(멍지엔윈)
Graduate Student
(2023)
Now with Tofflon, Sanghai, China. (현 중국 토플론사 근무)
Seonhyuk Baek, M.S.
(백선혁)
Graduate Student
(2022)
Now with Daeyang Electric (현 대양전기공업 근무)
Hyun-jin Jeon, M.S.
(전현진)
Masters Student
(2021)
Now with Inventage Lab Inc. (현 인벤티지랩 근무)
Chau Minh Khang, M.S.
(차우믄캉)
Master's Student
(2019)
BOSCH Vietnam (현 베트남 보쉬사 근무)
Hakhyun Kim, M.S.
(김학현)
Master's Student
(2018)
Now with Agnes Medical (현 아그네스메디컬 근무)
Jin Song, M.S.
(송진)
Master's Student
(2016)
Now with Entec Electric and Electronic (현 인텍전기전자 근무)

Alumni (B.S.)

Yeji Yang, B.S.
(양예지)
Undergraduate Student
(2024)
Now with Graduate School, Myongji University (현 명지대학교 기계공학과 대학원)
Boseok Heo , B.S.
(허보석)
Undergraduate Student
(2024)
Now with Hyundai Engineering (현 현대엔지니어링)
Jintae Kim , B.S.
(김진태)
Undergraduate Student
(2024)
Now with SK Siltron (현 SK실트론)
Heeyeon Kim, B.S.
(김희연)
Undergraduate Student
(2023)
Now with Sebang Lithium Battery (현 세방리튬배터리)
Haseul Lee, B.S.
(이하슬)
Undergraduate Student
(2023)
Now with SCI Information Service (현 SCI 평가정보)
Hyun Namgung, B.S.
(남궁현)
Undergraduate Student
(2022)
Now with Graduate School, DGIST (현 대구경북과학원 로봇및기계전자공학과 대학원)
Jeonghwan Yoon, B.S.
(윤정환)
Undergraduate Student
(2022)
Now with Graduate School, Myongji Univeristy (현 명지대학교 전자공학과 대학원)
So Won Moon, B.S.
(문소원)
Undergraduate Student
(2021)
Now with Posco Plantec (현 포스코 플랜텍 근무)
Hyeon Kyu Oh, B.S.
(오현규)
Undergraduate Student
(2021)
Now with POSCO Mobility (현 포스코모빌리티솔루션 근무)
June Hee Lee, B.S.
(이준희)
Undergraduate Student
(2020)
Now at Samsung Electronics (현 삼성전자 근무)
Ung Seop Lee, B.S.
(이웅섭)
Undergraduate Student
(2018)
Now with POSCO Engineering and Construction (현 포스코건설)
Heewon Hwang, B.S.
(황희원)
Undergraduate Student
(2018)
Now with The Standard (현 더스탠다드)
Hyun Sik Lim, B.S.
(임현식)
Undergraduate Researcher
(2016)
Now with Korail
(현 한국철도공사 근무)
Jae Hyuk Lee, B.S.
(이재혁)
Undergraduate Researcher
(2016)
Now with Samsung Electroncis
(현 삼성전자 근무)
Yiyeon Kim, B.S.
(김이연)
Undergraduate Researcher
(2013)
Now with Seoul Metro
(현 서울 메트로 근무)
Seo Woo Seok, B.S.
(서우석)
Undergraduate Researcher
(2013)
Now with Hyndai Motor Company
(현 현대자동차 근무)

Visiting Scholar

Whitney N. Heard, M.S.
From Western Kentucky University, USA
(2016)
Barnabas Kim
From Western Kentucky University, USA
(2016)

Lab Photos

At the BioChip Spring Conference, May 2024.
In the Engineering 5 Building, Feb. 2024.
Inside the BNML, Nov. 2023.
At the KSME Fall Conference, Nov. 2023.
At the Biochip Spring Conference, June. 2023.
At the Samsung Global Technology Symposium at Seoul, April 2023.
The end-of-year part of the BNML at Yongin, December 2022.
A group photo taken during the KSME fall conference at Jeju, September 2022.
A group photo in front of the BNML, April 2022.
The Cherry Blossom and social distancing at Myongji, Yongin, Korea, April 2021.
The graduation photo at Engineering V Building, Yongin, Korea, February 2021.
The MicroTAS 2019 Conference at Basel, Swithzerland, Oct. 2019.
Lab Outing at Daecheon Beach, Korea, June 2019.
Cherry blossom at Myongji, Yongin, Korea, April 2019.
Lab Ski Outing at Vivaldi Park, Hongcheon, Korea, Feb. 2019.
The IEEE MEMS 2019 Conference at Seoul, Korea, Jan. 2019.
The MicroTAS2018 Conference at Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Nov. 2018.
Group Photo in the Lab, Oct. 2018.
Lab tracking at Mt. Halla, Jeju, May 2018.
The KSPE (Korean Society of Precision Engineering) Conference in Jeju, May 2018.
Group Photo with Lab "Long Padding" on, Jan. 2018.
The MicroTAS2017 Conference at Savannah, Georgia, USA, Oct. 2017.
The KSPE (Korean Society of Precision Engineering) Conference in Jeju, May 2017.
Group Outing at Vivaldi Park Ski World, February 2017.
The MicroTAS2016 Conference at Dublin, Ireland, Nov. 2016.
Photo with Summer Visiting Scholars Whiteney, Barnabas, Prof. Moon-soo Kim (Western Kentucky University) in the BNML, Aug 2016.
The KSME (Korean Society of Mechanical Engineer) Conference in Busan, May 2016.
Group Photo with Jin given a best post award at the Biochip 2015 conference.
Photo with the White Horse (백마) statue as a background, Sep. 2015.
Samsung Future Technology Forum Trophy Awarded with Prof. Jintae Kim's (Konkuk Univ.) and Prof. Minsub Chung's (Hongik Univ.) research teams, Apr 2015.
Poster presentation at 2013 Biochip conference, Nov 2013.
Lunch with the first group members at Lunarich, Mar 2013.

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.