News

December 2022​​

  • Dai-Hwan won the Best Oral Award at ENGE 2022. Congratulations, Dai-Hwan! (link)

November 2022​​

  • Two teams (Dai-Hwan, Jina, & Sangyun; Min Jeong,  Chae Yeon, & Youmin) from our lab received the Grand Prize and Excellence Prize in the Mini I-core project.

  • Junhyuck won the Best Poster Award at the Fall Conference of the Korean BioChip Society. Congratulations, Junhyuck! (link)

October 2022

  • Shrute and Junhyuck's work on the DNA-wrapped CNT-based fluorescence sensor for cervical cancer detection is published in BioChip Journal. Congratulations, Shrute and Junhyuck! (link)

  • Dr. Jin Woong Lee's work on inorganic molecular wire-reinforced 3D-printed hydrogel scaffold for tissue regeneration has been published in Advanced Healthcare Materials. Congratulations! This work is carried out in collaboration with Professor Jae-Young Choi's group and Si Young Song's group at Hallym University, College of Medicine. (link)

September 2022

  • Chae Yeon & Aiman joined our group as graduate students. Welcome!

August 2022

  • Dr. Hui Hun Cho, Sun Hwan, Yunchul, and So-young visited George Washington University in D.C. for three weeks to carry out the I-core project, supported by Korea Innovation Center and National Science Foundation Innovation Corps, US.

  • Si Hyun successfully completed the final defense for his Ph.D. degree. After graduation, Dr. Kim will start his new career at LG Display Co. R&D center. Congratulations, Dr. Kim!

  • Byoungsang successfully completed the final defense for his Ph.D. degree. Dr. Lee will continue his research on machine learning-assisted material analysis & applications and electron microscopy-based DNA analysis as a postdoctoral fellow in our lab. Dr. Lee also got his postdoctoral fellowship from the NRF, Korea. Congratulations, Dr. Lee!

July 2022

  • Do Hyeon and Yunchul's work on the automatic quantification of cells based on an achromatic colorimetric sensing system using a smartphone is published in Chemical Engineering Journal. Congratulations! (link)

  • Sun Hwan and Cheol Hyun's article on biomolecules as green flame retardants has been published in the Journal of Cleaner Production. Congratulations! (link)

June 2022

  • Dr. Jun Hyuk Heo has been awarded the prestigious Sejong Science Fellowship granted by the Ministry of Science and ICT, which is awarded to outstanding young investigators in Korea. Many Congrats, Dr. Heo!

  • Sun Hwan received a fellowship for his graduate study from the NRF, Korea. Congratulations!

  • Junhyuck's work on the on-chip selection of aptamers using graphene oxide-coated magnetic nanoparticles, done in collaboration with Prof. Jinkee Lee (Mechanical Eng., SKKU), was published in Biomicrofluidics. Congratulations! (link)

  • Dai-Hwan and Jina's article on nanoparticles for tooth-whitening agents has been published in ACS Nano. Congratulation! (link)

May 2022

  • Syed's work on tannic acid-modified anti-freezing gelatin organohydrogel for flexible strain sensor is published in the International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. Congratulations! (link)

  • Si Hyun and Cheol Hyun's review paper on metal-ion-substituted hydroxyapatite for bone tissue engineering is published in the Journal of the Korean Ceramic Society. Congratulations! (link)

March 2022

  • Jina Bae, Hyewon Song, and So-young Yoon joined our group as graduate students. Welcome!

  • Dr. Seokyoung Yoon left the group and headed to the University of Pennsylvania, Medical School for his Postdoctoral Research. Wish the best for Dr. Seokyoung Yoon!

February 2022

  • Chansong and Dr. Jin Woong Lee's work on the natural bone-mimicking nanopore-incorporated hydroxyapatite scaffolds for enhanced bone tissue regeneration is published in Biomaterials Research. Congratulations! (link)

December 2021

  • Three undergraduate students in our lab, Jina Bae, Yeon Chae, and Eun Bi Kim, received the Excellence Prize at the AMSE Undergraduate Research Award. Congratulations!

November 2021

  • Shrute has been selected for the SKKU Research Matters Fellowship. Congratulations, Shrute!

  • Hyewon won the Best Poster Award at the Fall Conference of the Korean BioChip Society. Congratulations, Hyewon! (link)

September 2021

  • Dr. Jin Woong Lee left the group and headed to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Pharmacy for his Postdoctoral Research. Wish the best for Dr. Jin Woong Lee!

August 2021

  • Dr. Jin Woong Lee’s work carried out in collaboration with Prof. Jae-young Choi's group (AMSE, SKKU) and Prof. Si Young Song (Medical School, Hallym University) on muscle tissue-mimicking materials is published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. Congratulations!

  • Hui Hun successfully completed the final defense for his Ph.D. degree. Congratulations, Dr. Cho!

June 2021

  • The book titled "Biomarkers and Biosensors for Cervical Cancer Diagnosis Diagnosis," in which Prof. Jung Heon Lee contributed as a co-editor, was published by Springer. This book is sold worldwide through Springer, Amazon, Kyobo Book Center, etc. (link)

  • Dr. Seokyoung Yoon’s work on organosilicasome-based nanoclusters is published in Chemistry of Materials. Congratulations!

April 2021

  • Huihun’s work on a portable colorimetric strip sensor for on-site Cd2+ detection is published in Biochip Journal. Congratulations!

  • Dr. Seokyoung Yoon’s work carried out in collaboration with Prof. Kyung Kyu Kim's group (Medical School, SKKU) on nano-robots for specific targeting and removal of drug-resistant bacteria is published in Small. Congratulations!

  • Sun Hwan and Dr. Jun Hyuk Heo’s work on ATP-based flame retardant materials has been accepted in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. Congratulations!

  • Jonas Biggemann joined our group as a visiting scholar from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany to carry out collaborative research on modular ceramic-polymer-composites for biomedical applications for 6 months. His visit is supported by Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)

March 2021

  • Dohyeon Jung and Ramasami Sundharbaabu Priyannth joined our group as graduate students. Welcome!

February 2021

  • Taeyoon successfully defended the final defense for his M.S. degree. Taeyoon Lee will leave the group and start his new career at Celltrion Pharm Co. as a researcher. Congratulations, Taeyoon!

  • Seokyoung successfully completed the final defense for his Ph.D. degree. Congratulations, Dr. Yoon!

January 2021

  • Jina Bae, Hyewon Song, Soyoung Park, and Seunghyeon Lee from our group won the Best Prize in Co-deep Learning, an undergraduate research competition held throughout the University. Their research was about the preparation of biodegradable plastics with the addition of deciduous raw materials. A patent has been applied for the research as the prize.

December 2020

  • Byoungsang’s work on the high-throughput characterization of nanoparticles through artificial intelligence-based electron microscopy image analysis is published in ACS Nano as Front Cover. (link) The paper is also selected as ACS Editors' Choice article. (link) Congratulations!

 

September 2020

  • Shrute Kannappan joined our group as a graduate student. Welcome! Shrute Kannappan is co-advised with Prof. Kyung Kyu Kim at the School of Medicine, SKKU. 

August 2020

  • Jin Woong successfully defended the final defense for his Ph.D. degree. Congratulations, Dr. Lee!

June 2020

  • Byoungsang and Si Hyun received fellowships for their graduate studies from the National Research Foundation of Korea. Congratulations!

March 2020

  • Cheolhyun Park and Min Jeong Kim joined our group as graduate students. Welcome!

February 2020

  • Dr. Kyung-il Kim will leave the group and start his new career at Osstem Implant Co. as a researcher. Congratulations! Wish the best for Dr. Kyung-il Kim!

January 2020

  • Dr. Kyung-Il Kim's work carried out in collaboration with Prof. Kyubong Jo (Sogang University) on multi-functionalization of carbon nanotubes assembled by DNA binding peptides has been accepted in Small. Congratulations!

December 2019

  • Huihun and Junhyuck visited SASTRA University as visiting scholars with Prof. Lee.

  • Byoungsang and Jinwoong presented their studies at 2019 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit.

  • Kyung-Il successfully defended his final defense. Congratulations, Dr. Kim!

  • Min Jeong Kim, So Hui Kim, Min Joon Kim, Jinwoo Oh from our lab won the Best AMSE award for their undergraduate research work on "Development of non-wettable paper straws". Congratulations!  

November 2019

  • Chansong won Best Presentation Award in 2019 5th SKKU-HUST workshop. Congratulations!

October 2019

  • Seokyoung and Younghwan's work on mesoporous silica encapsulated gold/silver nanorod-based anti-bacterial agent has been accepted in Biochip Journal. Congratulations!

September 2019

  • Muthaiyan Kumar from SASTRA University, India, joined our group as a visiting scholar for 3 months. Welcome!

  • Jin Woong and Dr. Jun Hyuk Heo's work on adhesion properties of polycarbonate surfaces has been accepted in Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics. Congratulations!

August 2019

  • Prabakaran Shankar's review paper prepared in collaboration with Prof. Kyubong Jo (Sogang University) and Prof. Kwang-il Lim (Sookmyung Women's University) on molecular-level interactions between engineered materials and cells has been accepted in International Journal of Molecular Sciences. Congratulations!

  • Si Hyun's work carried out in collaboration with Prof. Jae-young Choi (SKKU)'s group on hydrogel composite materials with significantly enhanced mechanical properties was accepted in Nano Letters. Congratulations!

  • Cheolhyun Park, Do Hyun Jung, Soomin Kim joined our group as undergraduate researchers. Welcome!

July 2019

  • Chansong and Seokyoung's work on the synthesis of mesoporous silica nanomaterials has been accepted in Microporous Mesoporous Materials. Congratulations!

June 2019

  • Seokyoung‘s work on multifunctional nanomaterial-alginate drug delivery and imaging system was published in BioChip Journal. Congratulations

  • Min Joon Kim, Min Jeong Kim, Jinwoo Oh, and So Hui Kim joined our group as undergraduate researchers. Welcome!

  • After his time in the industry at Lotte Advanced Materials Co., Dr. Heo joined our group as a Postdoctoral Researcher. Great to have you back, Dr. Heo!

April 2019

  • Seokyoung’s work on the synthesis of smooth and spherical gold nanoparticles was published in Nanoscale Advances. Congratulations!

  • Byoungsang and Dr. Jun Hyuk Heo's work on adhesion properties of polypropylene surfaces has been accepted in Science of Advanced Materials. Congratulations!

  • Hui Hun and Su Ji’s work carried out in collaboration with Prof. Jinkee Lee’s group (SKKU) on paper-based platform for long-term deposition of nanoparticles with exceptional redispersibility was published in Particle & Particle Systems Characterization. Congratulations!

January 2019

  • Byoungsang's work carried out in collaboration with Prof. Soong Ho Uhm’s group (Chemical Engineering, SKKU) on designing nucleic acid sequences based on k-means clustering algorithm has been accepted in Molecules. Congratulations!

​December 2018

  • Taeyoon Lee and Yunchul Kim joined our lab as graduate students. Welcome!

  • Younghwan successfully finished the defense of his Master's thesis. Congratulations! 

November 2018

  • Si Hyun and Byoungsang’s work on the interaction between nanoparticle and hydrogel has been accepted in Particle & Particle Systems Characterization.

  • Jin Woong’s work carried out in collaboration with Prof. Jae-young Choi (SKKU)'s group on extracellular matrix-mimicking material with exceptional biocompatibility and bioactivity has been accepted in Nano Letters. Congratulations!

July 2018

  • Syed Farrukh Alam Zaidi joined our group as a graduate student. Syed is an HEC (Higher Education Commission) Fellow from Pakistan. Welcome!

  • Dr. Prabakaran Shankar joined our group as a Postdoctoral Researcher. Welcome!

  • Seokyoung’s work on the synthesis of highly heterogeneous mesoporous silica-coated gold nanorods has been accepted in Crystal Growth & Design. Congratulations!

June 2018

  • Taeyoon Lee joined our group as an undergraduate researcher. Welcome!

January 2018

  • Dr. Jun Hyuk Heo will leave the group and start his new career at Lotte Advanced Materials Co. Congratulations! Wish the best for Dr. Heo!

  • Gyusung, Sun Hwan, and Junhyuck went to Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany for a month as exchange visiting students.

December 2017

  • Jun Hyuk successfully defended his final defense for Ph.D degree. Congratulations, Dr. Heo!

  • Kyung-il and Seokyong presented their studies at 2017 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit.

  • Sun Hwan and Junhyuck joined our lab as graduated students. Welcome!

July 2017

April 2017

  • Seokyoung's work investigating interdependent factors on the gold nanorod synthesis, which was studied with computer-aided image analysis method, was accepted in Nanoscale. This work was done in collaboration with Prof. Jong-Seok Lee's group at the Dept. of Systems Management Engineering, SKKU. Congratulations!

  • Sun Hwan Jeong joined our group as an undergraduate researcher. Welcome!

March 2017

  • Junhyuck Chang joined our group as an undergraduate researcher. Welcome! 

January 2017

  • Chansong Kim visited Prof. Andrew Yoo's group at Washington University at St. Louis as an undergraduate visiting student. 

  • Jinyoung Kim joined our group as an undergraduate researcher. Welcome! 

October 2016

  • Kyung-Il's work on the synthesis of DNA nanowires for analysis of large DNA molecules with SEM, which was done in collaboration with Prof. Kyubong Jo's lab. at Dept. of Chemistry, Sogang Univ., was published in Small. Congratulations!

  • Jun Hyuk's work on achromatic colorimetric nanosensor was published in Nanoscale. Congratulations!

September 2016

  • Undergraduate students participating GCTI (Grand Challenge Tech+Innovator) project from our group (Kyung Taik Lim, Ho Jae Choi, Jong Won Lim (all three from Chem E., 12), Chan Yourl Lee (Mech E., 12), and Young O Bang (System E., 12)) won silver prize by proposing a new method to remove fine dust in the air.

August 2016

  • Su Ji Kim successfully completed the defense of her Master's thesis. Congratulations! 

  • Jun Hyuk Heo and Hui-Hun Cho went to Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany for a month as exchange visiting students.

  • Zertasha Riaz (SAINT) from Prof. Hoo Jeong Lee's group joined our group as a collaborative researcher.

July 2016

  • Chan Song Kim (AMSE, 12), Sun Kyun Baik (Mech E., 12), and Dong Hoon Lee (Chem E., 12) will carry out an undergraduate research program (URP) supported by the Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science & Creativity (KOFAC).

April 2016

  • Our work on strontium-substituted hydroxyapatite microspheres done in collaboration with Prof. Hyun Suk Jung (AMSE, SKKU) was published in Cryst. Growth Des. Congratulations!

  • Hui Hun had his work on a colorimetric titration sensor accepted in Analyst. Congratulations!

January 2016

  • Jun Hyuk won Best Poster prize in ISNIT (International Symposium on Nature-Inspired Technology) 2016 for his work on "Achromatic - chromatic colorimetric sensors for on-off type detection of analytes." Congratulations!

December 2015

  • Gyusung Lee and Young Hwan Chung will join our lab as graduate students. Welcome!

  • Three undergraduate students from our lab, Gyusung Lee, Chambo Park, and Seungcheol Chung won the most prestigious AMSE award for their undergraduate thesis research on "Surface treatment of gold nanorods for biological applications." Congratulations!​

  • Jun Hyuk had his work on "Ultrastable-stealth large gold nanoparticles with DNA directed biological functionality" accepted at Langmuir. Congratulations!

June 2015

  • Yunju Chang and two other undergraduate students from our lab won the AMSE award for their undergraduate research work on "Self assembly of silica nanoparticles." Congratulations!  

April 2015

  • Jun Hyuk and Hui Hun will have an oral presentation on "Surfactant-free nanoparticle-DNA complexes with ultrahigh stability against salt for environmental and biological sensing" at MRS Spring meeting 2015 at San Francisco, USA. Congratulations!

February 2015

  • Dai-Hwan and Kyung-Il had their work on "Dental hetero-graft materials with nano hydroxyapatite surface treatment" accepted at Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Congratulations!

December 2014

  • Byungsang Lee joined our group as an undergraduate researcher from the Department of Biomechatronics, SKKU. Welcome!

October 2014

  • Jun Hyuk had his work "Achromatic - chromatic colorimetric sensors for on-off type detection of analytes" accepted at the Analyst. Congratulations!

September 2014

  • Jun Hyuk had his work "Surfactant-free nanoparticle-DNA complexes with ultrahigh stability against salt for environmental and biological sensing" accepted at the Analyst. Congratulations!

December 2013

  • Three undergraduate students from our lab, Yooncheol Nam, Hyun Seok Kim & Mihee Jung won the AMSE award for their undergraduate research on "Self-assembly of silica beads for mask fabrication." Congratulations!

November 2013

  • Jun Hyuk has published a paper entitled "The Stability of Gold Nanoparticle-DNA system in Seawater" in the Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Congratulations!

July 2013

  • Hui Hun Cho joined the group as an undergraduate researcher. Welcome!

June 2013

  • Five undergraduate students from our lab, Hui-Hun Cho, Ashraf Mohd Razi, Kairoon Rozman, Young-Gul Woo, & Sukyoung Yoon won the AMSE award for excellence in their undergraduate research on "Biomimetic Imitation of Leaf Structures and their Optical Properties." Congratulations!

December 2012

  • Three undergraduate students from our lab, Dukju Hwang, Min Hyung Tak, & Dai Hwan Kim won the Best AMSE award for their undergraduate research on "Fabrication of Superhydrophobic Materials using Soft Lithography." Congratulations!

June 2012

  • Four undergraduate students from our lab, Jun Hyuk Heo, Won Taek Hwang, Byung Cheol Moon, & Yoon Ji Nam won the Excellence Prize at the AMSE AMSE Undergraduate Research Award. Congratulations!

April 2012

  • Recent work of Prof. Lee, reporting direct observation of the nanoparticle-cancer cell nucleus interaction, has been published at ACS Nano. The work has been highlighted at C&EN!