PROFESSOR

Jennifer Hyunjong Shin

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (February 2004)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering (September 2000)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (June 1998)

Contact
j_shin@kaist.ac.kr

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Unghyun Ko

Unghyun Ko

Ph.D. Candidate (2012-present)

Education
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, KAIST (2012)
Research Interest
Tissue Engineering, Mechanotransduction, Physical Stimulation
Contact
insect@kaist.ac.kr

Young Bin Cho

Young Bin Cho

Ph.D. Candidate (2015-present)

Education
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Korea University (2013)
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, KAIST (2015)
Thesis Title: Study of motion and forces of scattering cells
Research Interest
Cell Mechanics, Cell Spheroids Mechanics, Traction Force Microscopy
Contact
cyb6026@kaist.ac.kr

EunYoung Park

EunYoung Park

Ph.D. Candidate (2016-present)

Education
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, KAIST (2014)
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, KAIST (2016)
Thesis Title: Oscillatory behavior of microglial cells
Research Interest
Cell Mechanics,Neuroenvironment, Cell physiology
Contact
pey3484@kaist.ac.kr

Do Kyung Kim

Do Kyung Kim

Ph.D. Candidate (2017-present)

Education
B.S., Mechanical Design Engineering, Chonbuk National Univerisity (2015)
M.S., BIN convergence Technology, Chonbuk National University (2017)
Research Interest
Cell mechanics, Tissue Engineering, Tissue Regeneration, Cell differentiation, Scaffold
Contact
dokim1018@kaist.ac.kr

En Min Ko

En Min Ko

M.S. Candidate (2015-present)

Education
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Pusan national university (2015)
Research Interest
Contact
kom0918@kaist.ac.kr

Dae Hyun Kim

Dae Hyun Kim

M.S. Candidate (2016-present)

Education
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Korea University (2016)
Research Interest
Cell Mechanics, Spheriods Mechanics, Cancer Microenvironment
Contact
rlaeogus9034@kaist.ac.kr

Ji Won Kim

Ji Won Kim

M.S. Candidate (2016-present)

Education
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Sogang University (2016)
Research Interest
Cell Spheroids Mechanics, Collective Cell Mechanics, Traction Force Microscopy
Contact
howtoamigo@kaist.ac.kr

Hyun Tae Jeong

Hyun Tae Jeong

M.S. Candidate (2016-present)

Education
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Korea University (2016)
Research Interest
Collective Cell Mechanics, Traction Force Microscopy, Electric field stimulation
Contact
jhtt2914@kaist.ac.kr

Tae Yoon Kwon

Tae Yoon Kwon

M.S. Candidate (2017-present)

Education
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, KAIST (2017)
Contact
tykwon95@kaist.ac.kr

UNDERGRADUATES

김재상

김재상

URP Student (2015-present)

Department of Mechanical Engineering / Department of Biological Science

이재성

이재성

Undergraduate Individual Study Student (2016-present)

Department of Mechanical Engineering

이진화

이진화

Undergraduate Individual Study Student (2016-present)

Department of Physics

RESEARCHERS

Jinseung Choung

Jinseung Choung

Lab Manager (2014-present)

Education
B.S., Exercise physiology, Gachon University of Medical and Science (2011)
M.S., Microscopic Immunolohy, Gachon University, Department of Pharmacy (2014)
Research Interest
Mechanobiology, Metabolic Syndrome, Muscle Physiology
Contact
jschoung@kaist.ac.kr

ALUMNI

MASTER’S DEGREE

Je Hyun Han | Graduated in 2017, Currently a Researcher at LG Electronics
Min Jeoung Son | Graduated in 2016
Song Ih Ahn | Graduated in 2014, Currently a PhD Student at Georgia Institute of Technology
Hana Han | Graduated in 2013, Currently a PhD Student at ETH Zurich
Woo Taek Lee | Graduated in 2010, Currently at Graduate School of Medicine in Yonsei University
Na Rae Park | Graduated in 2009, Currently a Employee at AmorePacific
Dr. Jin Sung Hong | Graduated in 2008, Currently a Researcher at Vaccine Research Center (NIH)

PH.D. DEGREE

Dr. Hyun Jun Shin | Graduated in 2015, Currently a Researcher at National Rehabilitation Center
Dr. Jung Woo Hong | Graduated in 2013, Currently a Employee at Legal Company (Australia)
Dr. Suk Hyun Song | Graduated in 2013, Currently Post-docs at KAIST
Dr. Sun Hee Kim | Graduated in 2013, Currently a Senior Researcher at Korea Railroad Research Institute
Dr. Mina Kim | Graduated in 2013, Currently a Researcher at LG Household & Health Care
Dr. Dae Yeon Kim | Graduated in 2012, Currently a Researcher at Centre for Genomic Regulation (Barcelona)
Dr. Bomi Gweon | Graduated in 2011, Currently a Research Professor at Hanyang University

POST-DOCS

Dr. Jin Sung Park | Worked during 2012-2016, Currently a Research fellow at Institute for Basic Science
Dr. Mi Nam Lee | Worked during 2013-2014, Currently a Researcher at School of Dentistry in Chonnam University
Dr. Jae Young Yun | Worked during 2007, Currently a Researcher at Srinakharinwirot University
Dr. Moo Hyung Lee | Worked during 2006-2007, Currently a Researcher at National Forensic Service
Dr. Sang Hee Kim | Worked during 2005-2007, Currently a Assistant Professor at Hansung University

RESEARCHERS

Eun Young Shim | Worked during 2012-2013, Currently a PhD Student at Kongjue University

Undergraduates who have worked with us!

URP (Undergraduate Research Program) students: 

김재상 (2015-2017, NRF ICT Best Poster Awards for IBEC 2016 Fall Conference, Best Poster Awards for IBEC 2016 Fall Conference)
김동민 (2015-2016, Excellence Award (3rd Prize) for 2015 Winter/Spring Undergraduate Research Program(URP))
Thai Phuoung Anh (2012)
김현유 (2010-2012, Excellence Award (2nd Prize) for 2009 Summer/Fall Undergraduate Research Program (URP))
Han Bicheng (2010-2012, Excellence Award (3rd Prize) for 2013 Winter/Spring Undergraduate Research Program(URP))
방현승 (2011, Excellence Award (3rd Prize) for 2012 Summer/Fall Undergraduate Research Program(URP))
오승환 (2009-2010, Excellence Award (2nd Prize) for 2010 Winter/Spring Undergraduate Research Program (URP))
한희섭 (2009, Excellence Award (2nd Prize) for 2009 Summer/Fall Undergraduate Research Program (URP))
심재훈 (2009, Excellence Award (2nd Prize) for 2009 Summer/Fall Undergraduate Research Program (URP))
송원종 (2009)
김성현 (2009)

Undergraduate Thesis (thru Capstone Design II):

손민정 (2013), 장희숙 (2011), 김재민 (2010-2011), 육현우 (2009-2010)

Individual Studies: Since 2005, we had > 20 students who participated in various research activities through Individual Study (MAE 495: 1 unit).
서준호 (2015-2016), 김동규 (2015-2016), 윤병환 (2013), 임지영 (2012), 이승희 (2010), 변수영 (2009-2010), 김세호 (2009), 김철규 (2009), 이동욱 (2009), 정영훈 (2009), 이영준 (2009), 손대혁 (2009), 오지우 (2009), 김유신 (2009), 이현진 (2009), 남아현 (2007-2009), 유정현 (2008), 김민우 (2008), 정성록 (2007), 이해원 (2005), 오창훈 (2005)