Chung Lab @ KU
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principal investigator (PI)

Dr. Aram Chung is an assistant professor of Biomedical Engineering Department at Korea University (KU), and was an assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, NY, USA from 2013-2017. Before joining RPI, he conducted postdoctoral studies (2011-2013) in Bioengineering at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He received his M.S. (2009) and Ph.D. (2011) in Mechanical Engineering (minoring Biomedical Engineering) from Cornell University and a B.S. (2006) with honors in Mechanical Engineering from Seoul National University (SNU). Among other honors and recognitions, he was awarded the 2017 Seok-Top Teaching Award, the 2017 KSEA Young Investigator Award, the 2016 Class of 1951 Outstanding Teaching Award, the 2013 UCLA Chancellor's Award for Postdoctoral Research, the Grand (2010) and the 1st (2009) Poster Prizes at ASME-IMECE, the Silver Prize from the 2008 Samsung Human-Tech Thesis Contest, and the Best Poster Award at the CNF 30th Anniversary Symposium. He is also a recipient of the McMullen fellowship from Cornell.

Contact: ac467 at korea.ac.kr

Graduate students

Geoum Young Kang
Focus: Intracellular delivery
Email:

@RPI

Yanxiang Deng

Focus: High-throughput single cell analysis
Email: dengy4 at rpi dot edu

Openings are available for dedicated Ph.D. students, undergraduate students and postdoctoral scholars interested in microengineered fluids for biomedicine (See the Positions section for more details).

UG students

Jaewoo Lee
Focus: Real-time cancer diagnosis

Byung Ju Joo
Focus: Intracellular delivery

Jeong Soo Hur
Focus: Intracellular delivery

Openings are available for dedicated Ph.D. students, undergraduate students and postdoctoral scholars interested in microengineered fluids for biomedicine (See the Positions section for more details).

Lab Alums

Name
Role
Year
Current Position
Kevin Paulsen
PhD
2013-2017
LLNL
Ekram Karim
Undergraduate
2013-2014
RPI ME
Kristen Young
HS
Summer 2014
MIT ME/NE
Jing Xiao
M.Eng.
2014
QuEST Global
Brendan Jablonski
Undergraduate
2015
Thoratec
Zhenlong Wu
Visiting/Postdoc
2014-2015
Assit Prof. at Beihang University, China
Will Chang
Undergraduate
2015
RPI AE
Bum-Joon Jung
Undergraduate/M.Eng
2013-2016
KAIST Nano Sci. & Tech
Mengqian Gao
Undergraduate
2015--2016
AKF Group
Markus Ricardo
Undergraduate
2015--2016
RPI ME Under
Hannah Eckstein
HS
Summer 2016
Harvard ME
Vincent Ahn
Undergraduate
Summer 2016
Purdue EE
Andrea Curie
Undergraduate
2016-2017
KAPL
Frank Charbonier
Undergraduate
2016-2017
Stanford ME
Erin Mahoney
Undergraduate
2017
SUNY Buffalo BME
Jiaying Yu
Undergraduate
2016-2017
UPenn ME
Jessica Mastropietro
Undergraduate
2016-2017
RPI BME
Bradley Johnson
Undergraduate/ME
2016-2017
Ecovative
Scott Merrullo
Undergraduate/ME
2015-2016
Raytheon
Michael Cintron
Undergraduate/ME
2013--2016
Dynamic Systems Inc
Dana Stevens
Undergraduate/ME
2016-2017
RPI MANE