Dong-Hwee Kim, PhD    Principal Investigator


  • PhD. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA 2013
  • MS. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon, S.Korea 2007
  • BS. Chemical and Biological Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, S.Korea 2005 (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Assistant Professor, Korea University, Seoul, S.Korea, 2015.9~
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA 2015 
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTehcnology, Baltimore, USA 2014
  • Research Scientist, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, Daejeon, S.Korea 2007
  • Intellectual Property Evaluation Committee, Institute of Basic Science (IBS), S.Korea,  2017~2020
  • Academic Committee, Korean Society for Biomaterials (KSBM), S.Korea, 2018~
  • Organizing Committee, IEEE Nanomed, USA, 2018
  • ASCB Korean Ambassador, American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), USA, 2017~
  • International Relations Committee Award, Biophysical Society (BPS) annual meeting 2018
  • The 1st Young Scientist Award supported by Miwon Commercial Co., Ltd., KSIEC fall meeting 2016
  • International Relations Committee Award, Biophysical Society (BPS) annual meeting 2016
  • 2nd place, The art of Science, Biophysical Society (BPS) annual meeting 2013
  • Honorable mention, Cell Dance, American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) annual meeting 2011
  • Image of Distinction, Nikon Small World Competition 2011
  • Government Scholarship, Ministry of Science, KAIST 2007-2008
  • Graduated with Great Honor, Magna Cum Laude, Korea University 2005
  • Chonman Scholarships, Korea University 2004
  • Honors Scholarships, Korea University, 1999, 2000, 2003
  • Semester High Honors, Korea University, 1999-2005
  • Korean Physical Society (2018-present)
  • Korean BioChip Society (2018-present)
  • Korean Society for Biomaterials (2017-present)
  • Korean Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Society (2017-present)
  • Korean Society of Applied Pharmacology (2017-present)
  • Korean Society for Molecular and Cellular Biology (2016-present) 
  • Korean Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry (2016-present)
  • Korean Society for Biotechnology and Bioengineering (2015-present)
  • Korean Society for Nanomedicine (2015-present)
  • Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (2015-present)
  • Biomedical Engineering Society (2012-present)
  • Biophysical Society (2011-present)
  • American Society for Cell Biology (2010-present)
  • The Polymer Society of Korea (2005-present)

Geonhui Lee    Graduate student (MS/PhD integrated), PhD candidate


  • BS. Mechanical Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, S.Korea 2014
  • Engineered microenvironment and cellular mechanobiology
  • Organ-on-Chips
  • MEMS

Seong-Beom Han   Graduate student (MS/PhD integrated)


  • BS. Physics, Kongju National University, Gongju, S.Korea 2016
  • Cellular biophysics
  • Single molecular force measurement
  • Intercellular mechanotransduction

Jeong-Ki Kim    Graduate student (MS/PhD integrated)


  • BS. Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, S.Korea 2017
  • Digital pathology
  • Mechanobiology of immunity
  • Traction force microscopy

Jungwon Hah    Graduate student (MS/PhD integrated)


  • BS. Biomedical Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, S.Korea 2017
  • Mechanobiology of aging
  • Mechanobiology of cell reprogramming
  • Nuclear mechanobiology

Leslie Jae Sun Ha    Graduate student (MS/PhD integrated)


  • BS. Forest products and Biotechnology, Kookmin University, Seoul, S.Korea 2018
  • Cancer Mechanobiology
  • Nuclear dynamics

Jung-Won Park (MS, 2018)

           Lab Photos       
    Jungwon's B-day 2019

    Leslie's B-day 2019

    2019 AMG-ITREN Joint seminar

    2018 KU-KIST Symposium

    Dr. Lee's reception after PhD defense

    Halloween 2018

    GeonHui's B-day 2018 aka. Happy GLday

    Gowning Ceremony 2018 Fall

    2018 AMG-ITREN Joint seminar

    KU-KIST outing 2018

    Sung-Beom's B-day 2018

    Happy Teacher's day 2018

    AMG Group photo 2018 spring

    The Korean Society for Biomaterials (KSBM) 2018 Spring in Busan

    DK's B-day 2018

    Jung-Ki's B-day 2018

    2017 KU Graduate Students Achievement Award (2018. 2. 27)

    Jungwon's B-day 2018

    AMG Year-end Party 2017

    The Korean Society for Biomaterials (KSBM) 2017 Fall

    Geonhui's B-day 2017

    AMG Group photo 2017 spring

    Happy Teacher's Day 2017

    Jung-Won's B-day 2017

    DK's B-day 2017

    Jung-Ki's B-day 2017

    Gowning Ceremony 2017 spring

    KU-KIST outing & AMG lab dinner

    Seong-Beom's B-day and Gowning Ceremony 2016

    Happy Teacher's day 2016

    Jung-Won's B-day 2016

    DK's B-day 2016