People

Principal Investigator

Prof. Hyung Ham (David) Kim

Hyung Ham Kim received his Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA in 2010. He worked as a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Southern California and Manager of the NIH Resource Center for Medical Ultrasonic Transducer Technology until he joined Analogic Inc., Peabody, MA in 2014. At Analogic, he led the research solutions business as a Director of Business Development by 2016. He is currently an Associate Professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering, Department of Convergence IT Engineering, and School of Convergence Science and Technology at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, Korea. His current research includes high-frequency array transducers for high-resolution ultrasound imaging, cell mechanics studies using acoustic tweezers, and industrial applications of high-frequency ultrasound.

 

Post-doctoral Research Associate

Jinhyuk Kim

Jinhyuk Kim obtained his Ph.D.  degree in Electronic Engineering from Kwangwoon University, Seoul, in 2023. He is a Post-doctoral research associate at the Electrical Engineering at POSTECH. His research interests include ultrasound transducer, therapeutic ultrasound, high-power ultrasound, acoustic cavitation.

 

Lab Supervisor

Bum Soo Kim

Bum Soo Kim is a Lab Supervisor at Kim Lab – Ultrasound Research Group at the Department of Convergence IT Engineering, POSTECH.

Graduate Students

 

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Dasom Heo is currently in an MS/Ph.D. integrated program in Mechanical Engineering at POSTECH, South Korea. She received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at POSTECH, South Korea in 2017. She is interested in the fluidics, biomedical high-frequency ultrasound application, and stimulated application of the ultrasound. She develops miniaturized ultrasound transducers which size is under 1 mm.

 

Yeonggeun Kim

Younggun Kim completed his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at POSTECH. He is an MS-PhD candidate in Creative IT Engineering at POSTECH.

 

 

Jinhee Yoo

Jinhee Yoo completed his B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Ajou University. He is an MS-PhD candidate in School of Interdisciplinary Bioscience and Bioengineering at POSTECH.

 

 

Heesoo Kim

Heesoo Kim completed his B.S. in Creative IT Engineering at POSTECH. He is an MS-PhD candidate in Creative IT Engineering at POSTECH.

 

 

Honghyeon Ha

Honghyeon Ha received a B.S. degree in Industrial Convergence at Korea Polytechnic University, Siheung, Republic of Korea in 2021. He is currently M.S. student in the Department of Convergence IT Engineering at Pohang University of Science and Technology. He is involved in stem cell evaluation based on mechanical properties using single-beam acoustic tweezers and the development of acoustic-optical dual-mode tweezers based on transparent ultrasonic transducers.

 

Yuri Kang  

Yuri Kang completed her B.S degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Handong Global University. She is and MS candidate in Creative IT Engineering at POSTECH.

 

 

 

Hyeonsoo Jeong

Hyunsoo Jeong completed his B.S. in Electronics Engineering and Mathematics and Statistics inHandong Global University. He is an MS candidate in Department of Electrical Engineering at POSTECH.

 

 

John Claud Jonas

John Claud Jonas received his B.S. in Computer Engineering and IT from The United African University of Tanzania (UAUT), Dar es salaam, Tanzania in 2019. He further received his MS in Human-Computer Interaction at Handong Global University, Pohang, South Korea by 2023. He is currently a MS-Ph.D. candidate in Creative IT Engineering at POSTECH.

 

Alumni

Hae Gyun Lim

Hae Gyun Lim received his B.S. degree in biochemistry from University of California, Los Angeles, CA in 2010. He obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in biomedical engineering from University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA in 2014 and 2017, respectively. From 2013 through 2017, he was a Research Assistant for the NIH Resource Center for Medical Ultrasonic Transducer Technology. Dr. Lim worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate for the Future IT Innovation Laboratory and a Research Assistant Professor of Creative IT Engineering at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, Korea until 2021. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea. His research interests include ultrasonic transducers, cell mechanics, HIFU treatment, ultrasound imaging, and high-frequency ultrasound microbeams.

 

Hyunhee Kim

Hyunhee Kim completed her B.S. degree in Electronic Communication Engineering at Hanyang University and M.S. degree in School of Interdisciplinary Bioscience and Bioengineering at POSTECH in 2021. She is now pursuing her Ph.D. degree at the Department of Convergence IT Engineering at POSTECH.

 

Kyungmin Kim

Kyungmin Kim completed his MS-Ph.D. degrees in the Creative IT Engineering Department at POSTECH, South Korea. He received his B.S. degree in Electronic Engineering at Kyungpook National University, South Korea, in 2016.  He has interested in piezoelectric material, biochip, signal processing, and biomedical ultrasound application.

 

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Jeongwoo Park completed his MS-Ph.D. degree in School of Interdisciplinary Bioscience and Bioengineering at POSTECH and completed his double-B.S. in Electronic Engineering at Kyungpook National University and Warsaw University of Technology.  Jeongwoo Park is a post-doctoral research associate at the Convergence IT Engineering at POSTECH.