Chung Lab @ KU
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principal investigator (PI)

Dr. Aram Chung is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering Department at Korea University (KU), and the director of the Biomicrofluidics laboratory. He joined KU in Fall 2017 from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, NY, USA where he was an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department from 2013 to 2017. Before RPI, he conducted postdoctoral studies (2011-2013) in Bioengineering at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) under Prof. Dino Di Carlo. He received his M.S. (2009) and Ph.D. (2011) in Mechanical Engineering (minoring Biomedical Engineering) from Cornell University under Prof. David Erickson and a B.S. (2006) with honors in Mechanical Engineering from Seoul National University (SNU). Among other honors and recognitions, he is the finalist for the SLAS Innovation Award (2020), was awarded the KOSMBE Young Investigator Award (2019), the Early Career Award from the BioChip Society (2018), the Seok-Top Teaching Award from KU (2019 & 2017), the KSEA Young Investigator Award (2017), the RPI Class of 1951 Outstanding Teaching Award (2016), the UCLA Chancellor's Award for Postdoctoral Research (2013), the Grand (2010) and the 1st (2009) Poster Prizes at ASME-IMECE, the Samsung HumanTech Paper Silver Award (2008), 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

GeoumYoung Kang
Focus: Intracellular delivery

Byeongju Joo
Focus: Intracellular delivery/Cancer diagnosis

Jeongsoo Hur
Focus: Intracellular delivery

Hasung Lee
Focus: Droplet microfluidics

Gi-beom Kim
Focus: Droplet microfluidics

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

Chan Kwon
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
Yanxiang Deng
PhD
2014-2018
Yale BME
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
Cornell BME
Jiaying Yu
Undergraduate
2016-2017
UPenn ME
Jessica Mastropietro
Undergraduate
2016-2017
RPI BME
Bradley Johnson
Undergraduate
2016-2017
Ecovative
Scott Merrullo
Undergraduate
2015-2016
Raytheon
Michael Cintron
Undergraduate
2013--2016
Dynamic Systems Inc
Dana Stevens
Undergraduate
2016-2017
RPI MANE
Jaewoo Lee
Undergraduate
2017-2018
KU BME
Eunsil Yoo
Undergraduate
2018
KU BME