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Principle Investigator

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Heemin KANG (강희민), Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

(Department of Biomicrosystem Technology)

Korea University

Phone: +82-2-3290-3270

E-mail: heeminkang@korea.ac.kr

Office: Innovation Hall, Room 705B

145 Anam-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul 02841, South Korea

Education

  • Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering (Bioengineering Department),

      University of California, San Diego, USA (2016)

  • M.S.   Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, USA (2008)

  • B.S.   Materials Science and Engineering, Korea University, South Korea (2005)

Academic Experiences 

  • Assistant Professor (2019.03 - Present)

      Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Korea University, South Korea

  • Affiliated with Department of Biomicrosystems Technology, Korea University,

      South Korea (2019.05 - Present)

      Department of Biomicrosystems Technology, Korea University, South Korea

  • Editor (2021.09 - Present)

      Vaccines

  • Editor (2021.01 - Present)

      Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (2016 - 2019)

      Biomedical Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  • Researcher (2011 - 2016)

      University of California, San Diego, CA, USA

  • R&D Process Engineer (2008 - 2010)

      Applied Materials, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, USA

  • Researcher (2005 - 2008)

      Stanford University, CA, USA

Awards

  • Phi Biomed Young Researcher Award (2021)

      The Korean Society of Biomaterials, South Korea

  • The Seoktap Outstanding Lecture Award (2019; Top 5% Student Evaluation)

      Korea University, Seoul, South Korea

  • The University’s Postdoctoral Fellowship (2016 - 2019)

      The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  • The Acta Student Award (2015)

      The Editor-in-Chief in Acta Biomaterialia, USA

Teaching 

  • Graduate course:

      Organic Nanomaterials Chemistry I (AMS679) and II (AMS680)

  • Undergraduate course:

      Molecular Biological Materials (AMSE449), Phase Equilibria (AMSE318),

      and Research Trends in Materials Science and Engineering (AMSE371)