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Postdocs & Researchers 

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Jungbin Yoon, Ph.D.

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Research Professor

Mechanical Engineering (ME), 
POSTECH (2023.06~)

- Postdoctoral Researcher,

Mechanical Engineering (ME), 
POSTECH (2019.05~2023.05)

- Ph.D. School of Biological Sciences,

  Seoul National University (2019)
- B.S. Life Sciences, University of Toronto (2011)

- Research topic:

  • 3D bioprinting of in vitro multiorgan (gut and kidney integrated) model

  • Development of functional/sterilized corneal structure for final therapeutic application

  • Validation of immune privilege and safety of sterilized cornea-derived dECM via therapeutic testing from 3D dry eye disease model

  • The establishment of 3D bioprinting technology applied platform for the advanced non-animal alternatives testing 

- Email: y00nbin@postech.ac.kr

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Dong Gyu Hwang, Ph.D.

 

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Postdoctoral Researcher
Center for 3D Organ Printing and Stem Cells, POSTECH (2023.08~)

 

-Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Bioscience and Bioengineering (IBIO), POSTECH (2023) 
- B.S. Biomedical Engineering (BME),

  Dongguk Univ. (2017)

- Research topic:

  iPSC-derived Engineered Heart Tissue / Engineered Immune Barrier for Islet Transplantation

 

-Email: hdg9210@postech.ac.kr

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Dayoon Kang, Ph.D.

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Postdoctoral Researcher

Mechanical Engineering (ME), 
POSTECH (2022.08~)

Co-advisor: Prof. Dong-Woo Cho

- Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Bioscience and Biotechnology (IBIO), POSTECH (2022)
- B.S. Life Sciences, 
POSTECH (2016)

- Research topic:

  3D Bioprinting of Implantable Liver Tissue

- Email: kminh0630@postech.ac.kr

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​So Young Ham

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Researcher (Lab manager)

Convergence IT Engineering (CiTE), POSTECH (2018.03~)

- Email: h900502@postech.ac.kr 

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Uijung Yong, Ph.D.

 

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Postdoctoral Researcher
Future IT Innovation Laboratory, POSTECH (2023.08~)

- Ph.D. Convergence IT Engineering (CiTE), POSTECH (2023)
- B.S. Mechanical Engineering (ME), 

  POSTECH (2018)

- Research topic:

 Tissue-sensor platforms for reliable preclinical testing

 

- Email: syzxc2@postech.ac.kr

Graduate Students

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​Jaewook Kim

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Year 7 (MS/Ph.D Course)
Mechanical Engineering (ME),

POSTECH (​Advisor: Prof. Dong-Woo Cho)

​- B.S. Mechanical Engineering (ME), 

  Sungkyunkwan Univ. (2016)
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- Research topic:

  Engineering of Insulin Secreting Pancreatic Tissues 

 

- Email: ki9204@postech.ac.kr 

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​Hohyeon Han

(ASAN foundation Scholarship, 2022~2024)

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Year 5 (MS/Ph.D. Course)
Interdisciplinary Bioscience and Bioengineering (IBIO),

POSTECH

- B.S. Biomedical Engineering (BME), 
Yonsei Univ. (2018)

​- Research topic:

  Innervated in vitro Gut Model
  In vitro Gut-Brain Axis to Study      Neurological Disorders
  Modification of dECM bioinks


- Email: hohyeonhan@postech.ac.kr

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​Myungji Kim

(ASAN foundation scholarship, 2022~2023)

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Year 6 (MS/Ph.D. Course)
Interdisciplinary Bioscience and Bioengineering (IBIO),

POSTECH

​- B.S. Bio-fibers and Material Science,

  Kyungpook National Univ. (2018)

​- Research topic: 

  3D Connected Pancreas-Heart Tissues for Studying Diabetic Cardiomyopathy (DCM)

 

- Email: rinakj@postech.ac.kr

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Daekeun Kim

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Year 5 (MS/Ph.D. Course)
Convergence IT Engineering (CiTE), 

POSTECH

- B.S. Bio-mechatronic
 Engineering, 

  Sungkyunkwan Univ. (2020)

​- Research topic:

  3D Bioprinting of Implantable Liver Tissue for Liver Regeneration

- Email: dkkim95@postech.ac.kr

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Yeonggwon Jo 

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Year 6 (MS/Ph.D. Course)
Interdisciplinary Bioscience and Bioengineering (IBIO),

POSTECH

- B.S. Biomaterial Engineering,

  Kyung Hee Univ. (2019)

​- Research topic:

  Immunoprotective Encapsulation &

Drug Delivery System & Functional Bioink

 

- Email: j920901@postech.ac.kr

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Donghwan Kim

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Year 4 (MS/Ph.D. Course)
Interdisciplinary Bioscience and Bioengineering (IBIO),

POSTECH

- B.S. Mechanical Engineering (ME),

  Korea Polytechnic Univ. (2020)

​- Research topic:

  Fabrication of 3D Vascularized Engineered Heart Tissue

- Email: donghwan@postech.ac.kr

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Hye Jin Kim

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Year 3 (Ph.D Course)

Convergence IT Engineering (CiTE),

POSTECH 

- M.S. Chemical Engineering (CE),

  POSTECH (2020)
- B.S. Chemical Engineering (CE),

  POSTECH (2016)

- Research topic:

  Development of QC/QA Methods for Bioink

- Email: hjkhannah@postech.ac.kr

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Jihwan Kim

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Year 3 (MS/Ph.D. Course)

Mechanical Engineering (ME), POSTECH


- B.S. Mechanical Engineering (ME), POSTECH (2021)


​- Research topic:

  Electrical/Mechanical Stimulation Platform for the Maturation of Pancreatic Tissue

- Email: kjihwan@postech.ac.kr

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Hwanyong Choi

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Year 2 (MS/Ph.D. Course)

Mechanical Engineering (ME), POSTECH


- B.S. Mechanical Engineering (ME),      POSTECH (2022)

- Research topic:

  Development of Magnetic Bioink for Programmable Deformation of Tissue

- Email: hychoi0208@postech.ac.kr

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Minji Kim

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Year 2 (MS/Ph.D. Course)

Mechanical Engineering (ME), POSTECH


- B.S. Chemical & Biochemical Engineering (CBE), Dongguk Univ. (2023)

- Research topic:

- Email: minjikim@postech.ac.kr

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GoeunYoon

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Year 2 (MS/Ph.D. Course)

Mechanical Engineering (ME), POSTECH


- B.S. Biomedical Engineering (BME), Korea Univ. (2023)

- Research topic:

- Email: goeunyoon@postech.ac.kr

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Seonjin Kim

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Year 1 (MS/Ph.D. Course)
Interdisciplinary Bioscience and Bioengineering (IBIO),

POSTECH


-B.S. Biosystem Engineering, Chonnam National Univ. (2023)

- Research topic:

 

- Email: ttacol@postech.ac.kr

Rotation Students & Undergraduate Interns 

2022 Winter

Yeji Nam (Year 4, DGIST)

Jinseon Park (Year 4, BME, Yonsei Univ.)

2023 Summer

Patrick Ralph (Year 3, Ph.D. course, Wake Forest University School of Medicine)

Meagan Morgan (Year 1, Ph.D. course, University of North Carolina)
Julia Jamieson (Year 3, University of Florida)

2022 Winter

Golara Kafili (Year 4, Ph.D. course, NT; Sharif Univ.)
Youngin Kim (Year 3, DGIST)
Seunggyeom Jung (Year 4, Systems Biotechnology; Chung-Ang Univ.)

 

2022 Summer

Golara Kafili (Year 4, Ph.D. course, NT; Sharif Univ.)

Minji Kim (Year 4, CBE; Dongguk Univ.)
Seong Hyeon Kim (Year 4, ME; POSTECH)
Jangwon Yoon (Year 3, ME; POSTECH)

2022 Spring

Golara Kafili (Year 4, Ph.D. course, NT; Sharif Univ.)

2021 Winter

Hwanyong Choi (Year 4, ME; POSTECH)

Goeun Yoon (Year 3, BME; Korea Univ.)

Yoonhee Ryu (Year 6, VM; Kyungpook National Univ.)

Golara Kafili (Year 4, Ph.D. course, NT; Sharif Univ.)

2021 Summer

Hwanyong Choi (Year 4, ME; POSTECH)

2021 Spring

Jeongpin Shin (Year 4, ME; POSTECH)

Cho Yun (Year 4, CiTE; POSTECH)

2020 Winter

Seongjae Lee (Year 1, CITE; POSTECH)

Hongjin Yoon (Year 4, Biotechnology; Korea Univ. (Sejong))

Mingeun Cho (Year 3, ME; POSTECH)

2020 Summer

Seungyeun Cho (Year 4, Life Sciences; POSTECH)
Sungkeon Cho (Year 4, ME; POSTECH)
Seokho Lee (Year 4, ME; POSTECH)
Jihwan Kim (Year 4, ME; POSTECH)

2020 Spring

No interns (COVID-19)

2019 Winter

Seungyeun Cho (Year 4, Life Sciences; POSTECH)
Sungkeon Cho (Year 4, ME; POSTECH)
Seokho Lee (Year 4, ME; POSTECH)
Sujeong Im (Year 2, CiTE; POSTECH)
Jihwan Kim (Year 4, ME; POSTECH)

2019 Fall

Hyeonyeob Seo(Year 4, ChemEng; POSTECH)
Seungyeun Cho(Year 4, Life Sciences; POSTECH)
Sungkeon Cho(Year 4, ME; POSTECH)

2019 Summer

Jooran Lee (Year 1, CBE; HKUST)
Tahmineh Ghahri (Year 1 (MS), Pharmaceutical Eng.; Univ. of Tehran)
Guojun Ding (Year 2, ME; Tsinghua Univ.)
Daekeun Kim (Year 4, Bio-Mechatronics, SungKyunKwan Univ.)
Sungwook Kim (Year 2 (MS), EE, Kyungpook Natl. Univ.)
Sang Hee Lyoo (Year 2), BME, Dongguk Univ.)
Hyeonyeob Seo (Year 4), CE; POSTECH)
Sungkeon Cho (Year 4), ME; POSTECH)

2019 Spring

Dohoon Cho (Year 4, ME; POSTECH)
Byeongmin Kang (Year 4, ME; POSTECH)

2018 Winter

Dohoon Cho (Year 4, ME; POSTECH)
Jina Lee (Year 2, EE; Pusan National Univ.)
​Ana Jo (Year 4, Life Sciences; POSTECH)

2018 Fall

Dohoon Cho (Year 3, ME; POSTECH)
Byeongmin Kang (Year 4, ME; POSTECH)
Taesoo Choi (Year 4, ChemEng; POSTECH)

2018 Summer

Yejin Park (Year 4, ME; POSTECH)
Ji Hoon Moon (Year 4, BME; UNIST) (~6/30)
Jongyeon Yoo (Year 4, Life Sciences; POSTECH) 
Yeonggwon Jo (Year 4, Life Sciences; KyungHee Univ.)
Byeongmin Kang (Year 4, ME; POSTECH) (7/23~)
Hun-Jin Jeong (Year 2, Ph.D. Course, ME; Wonkwang Univ.) (7/23~)

2018 Spring

Yejin Park (Year 4, ME; POSTECH)
Dohoon Cho (Year 3, ME; POSTECH)
Ji Hoon Moon (Year 4, BME; UNIST)

2017 Winter

​Yejin Park (Year 4, ME; POSTECH)
Dohoon Cho (Year 3, ME; POSTECH)
Ji Hoon Moon (Year 4, BME; UNIST)
Young Hwan Yang (Year 3, ME; Ajou Univ.) 

2017 Summer

Jongbeom Kim (MDIC; BOA lab)
Eunbi Ye (MDIC; IMS lab)
​Jinhwan Baik (MDIC; IMS lab)
Wonju Seo (MDIC; IMS lab)
​Seaok Diana Kim (Columbia University)

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