Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2006-2009.
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2006.
M.S. in Electrical Engineering. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2002.
B.S. in Electrical Engineering. Seoul Nation University, Seoul, Korea, 1997.
Research InterestsThe design, fabrication, and system integration of micro/nano sensors, actuators, circuits; biomedical microsystems; and energy harvesting devices for integrated, wireless, distributed, and portable microsystems.
Honors, Recognition, and AwardsJMEMS Lapel Pin/ Acknowledgement, from the Editor-in-Chief (Dr. Richard Muller) for high quality review for the Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 2012.
NSF CAREER Award, 2012.
DARPA Young Faculty Award, 2011.
JMEMS Lapel Pin/ Acknowledgement, from the Editor-in-Chief (Dr. Richard Muller) for high quality review for the Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 2008.
Best Paper Award, with eight other co-authors, International conference on Commercialization of Micro and Nanao Systems (COMS '08), 2008.
Best Paper Award, with four other co-authors, the 38th International Design Automation Conference (DAC '01), 2001.
First Prize, Conceptual Category,
with three other co-authors, the International Student Design Contest
in the 38th International Design Automation Conference (DAC '01),
Summer Research Fellowship, EECS Department in the University of Michigan, 2000.
Rotary Club Scholarship, Rotary Club International, 1999.
Service to Professional Societies
Tehnical Program Committee:
-26th IEEE Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, MEMS 2013, Taipei, Taiwan, January, 2013.
-11th Intl Workshop on Micro and Nano Technology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications, PowerMEMS 2012, Atlanta, GA, December, 2012.
-14th Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head Workshop 2012, Hilton Head Island, SC, June, 2012.
-8th Annual State Wide Nanotechnology Conference, NanoUtah 12, Salt Lake City, Utah, October, 2012.
-7th Annual State Wide Nanotechnology Conference, NanoUtah 11, Salt Lake City, Utah, October, 2011.
-6th Annual State Wide Nanotechnology Conference, NanoUtah 10, Salt Lake City, Utah, October, 2010.
-Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), 2010-present.
-National Sciences Foundation (NSF), EECS (CCSS, EPMD), 2011-present.
Journal Article Reviewer:
-IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems (JMEMS), 2005-present
-IEEE Transactions on Electron Device, 2006-present
-Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 2005-present
-Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical and Biological, 2010-present
-Sensors Journal, 2009-present
-Measurement Science and Technology, 2010-present
-Journal of Nanophotonics, 2011-present
-Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, 2012-present
Conference Abstract Reviewer:
-ASME IMECE Conference, Microelectromechanical Systems Division, 2006-2008.
Service to Academic/University Community
University of Utah:
-Graduate Committee, ECE Dept., 2012-2013.
-Speaker for U. of Utah National Advisory Council Meeting, April, 2012.
-Speaker for the Meet an Inventor Night, COE, March, 2012.
-Speaker for ELEAP Lectures, February, 2012.
-Faculty Recruiting Committee, ECE Dept., 2010-2011.
-Advisor, Korean Student Associationt, 2009-present.
University of Michigan:
-Symposium Panel, Engineering Graduate Symposium, 2007.
-Chief Editor, AEEGS Graduate Student Handbook for Incoming Students, 2003.
-Co-Founder and Executive Committee Officer, Association of Electrical Engineering Graduate Students (AEEGS), 2002-2003.