Biological Interface Group


The goal of our research is to find curiosity-driven questions in our surroundings and to find scientific answers to them. Prioritize humans above all else.

We do not place limitations on research in chemistry, biology, physics, or engineering.

Everyone is welcome, regardless of background.

2022 BIG Promotional Video 

Sogang-Harvard & Sanata Dharma, finally.  Prof. Parker Harvard and Prof. Shin visited.

CRIC highlights Kwanwoo's research career and philosophy. 

Dec. 30, the founder of appropedia, Lonny Grafman (Cal Poly Humbolt) visited our lab.

Hosting BrainLink, outreaching to World Class Research. 

RobotChemists featured in Dong-A Science (March 15, 2022)

***POSITION OPEN (Post-docs and Students) We are waiting talented and passionate students (Undergraduate, Graduated) and Post-doc
year-around.  Email your intention to Prof. Kwanwoo Shin,

본 연구실 (서강대학교 화학과/바이오융합/바이오계면연구소)은 학생과 Post-Doc을 상시모집합니다. 학부연구생, 대학원석사, 석사박사통합과정,
장기적으로 연구를 수행할 Post-Doc의 지원을 기다립니다.  (신관우교수 (에 이메일)



Our group' some curiosity-driven research

Alumni News : Dr. Veasna Soum 

appointed as a National Technical Advisor on Research & Development (R&D) in the Higher Education Sub Sector at Higher Education Improvement Project (HEIP), the Minister of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS), Cambodia! Congratuation!

CURIOSITY-Driven Researches, highlighted.

PLOS One, Selected our 3D printed, water filtration system in their ENGINEERING Homepage as a Highlight Research (2020)

J. Exercise Rahabilitation published, our on-site research on cognitive impairment, malnutrition, and community lives near Mr.Merapi, Indonesia (2018)

J. Cultural Heritage, published, Korean Old painting can be damaged by LED ramp. What we see in the old paining, may not be original color! (2019)

Appropriate Technology - Reseach in Action

2021.12. 10대를 위한 적정기술 콘서트 출간

 (7분의 언덕, 교보문고)

2018.12. 적정기술이해 출간 

(7분의 언덕, 교보문고)

 Lab Activities News

 Our recent paper featured in Journal of Applied Polymer Science

by Minica, artwork by KS(2023.3)

Ivan with mom, sister, and many aunts (2023-4)

Prof.Jo, from Emory University, visited and gave a lecture at Sogang (2023.3)

Picture of Month (2023.4)

Dongjin met Veasna. 

In the summer of 2022, Prof. Shin visited, Sanata Dharma University to meet Dr. Nina, Dr. Monica, who worked as a lecturer, and the Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to meet Dr. Viesna. Our alumni opened their labs and are doing excellent jobs there.   (more activities of appropriate technology)

Monica's lab

Nina's lab

Veasna's lab

 Research Highlight : Artificial Organelles (Published in Nature Biotech. June, 2018), more here