Deok-Ho Kim

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Deok-Ho Kim is an Assistant Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Washington.  He is also a member of the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine and the Center for Cardiovascular Biology. He received the BS degree in POSTECH in 1998, the MS degree from Seoul National University in 2000, in Mechanical Engineering, and the PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2010. In 1996, he studied in the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Birmingham, UK, as a Hogil-Kim Memorial Fellow Exchange Student. During 1998-2000, he was a Research Assistant in the Institute of Advanced Machinery and Design, Seoul National University, Korea. He worked as a research scientist at the Microsystem Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Korea from March 2000 to June 2005. Between November 2003 and June 2004, he was a visiting scholar, in Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems (IRIS), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-Zurich (ETHZ) as a recipient of Korea Science and Engineering Foundation (KOSEF) fellowship. Prior to joining the University of Washington, he was an assistant research professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University. His research interests include micro- and nanoengineering of the cell microenvironment, development and applications of lab-on-a-chip technologies and advanced biomaterials in stem cells and tissue engineering, and micro- and nanotechnologies for cell-matrix mechanobiology. His current research program focuses on investigating how the engineered cellular microenvironments can direct cell function and tissue regeneration. He has also contributed to the fields of micro/nano-mechatronics, microrobotics for embryology, advanced man-machine interface for micro/nano-manipulation, and cellular biomechanics. He has authored and co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed journal publications and conference abstracts, 15 review articles, 4 book chapters, and 11 patents issued and pending (including 4 U.S. patents) in the area of mechatronics, micro/nanotechnology, and biomedical engineering. Deok-Ho received the Best Student Poster Paper Award from the Korea Society of Precision Engineers (KSPE) 1999, the Best Paper Award in Dynamics and Control Division from the Korea Society of Mechanical Engineers (KSME) 1999, and the Best Presentation Award from the Institute of Control, Automation and Systems Engineers (ICASE) 2005, respectively. He received both the Outstanding Research Award in 2004 and "KIST People Award" in 2005 from KIST, and the first Surface Engineering Best Paper Award from the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers in 2007. He also received American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship in 2008, Samsung Humantech Thesis Award in 2009, and the Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award in Biological Sciences in 2010. He served as co-chair at the “Microfabrication and Property” session of the IEEE Symposium on Micromechatronics and Human Science, Japan 2001.  In September 2006 he was listed in the Marquis Who's Who in the World. He is a member of IEEE, AANM, and KSEA. <br> <br>
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Dr. Deok‐Ho Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioengineering and is jointly appointed in
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the Center for Nanotechnology, the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, and the Center for Cardiovascular Biology at the University of Washington. He received the B.S. from POSTECH in 1998, the M.S. degree from Seoul National University in 2000, in Mechanical Engineering, and the Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2010. In 1996, he studied at the University of Birmingham, UK, as a Hogil-Kim Memorial Fellow Exchange Student. From March 2000 to June 2005, he worked as a Research Scientist at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), including his 7 months academic visit at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Zurich (ETH‐Zurich). Prior to joining the University of Washington, he was an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University. His research focuses on micro and nanoengineering of the cell microenvironment for stem cell bioengineering and tissue regeneration, micro‐ and nanofabricated biomaterials for regenerative and therapeutic medicine, and cell mechanobiology and mechanotransduction. He has published 47 peer reviewed papers in journals such as PNAS, Science Signaling, Advanced Materials, Lab on a Chip, Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering, and Biomaterials, contributed to 55 peer reviewed conference proceedings and 7 book chapters, edited one book, filed 12 patents (issued or pending), and given >40 invited lectures. His papers have been cited >1300 times (h-index: 21) and highlighted in Science Magazine, the JHU Gazette, the UW Today, and many newspapers. Dr. Kim is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Micro-Bio Robotics, and serves as a member of the editorial boards of numerous journals including the International Journal of Nanomedicine, IET Nanobiotechnology, and Journal of Laboratory Automation. Dr. Kim has also served as reviewer for many high-profiled journals including Angewandte Chemie, Advanced Materials, Biomaterials, Integrative Biology, Lab on a Chip, Nature, Science Signaling, and Tissue Engineering.  Among the award he has received are American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship (2008), Samsung Humantech Thesis Award (2009), the Harold M. Weintraub Award in Biological Sciences (2010), Perkins Coie Award for Discovery (2011), American Heart Association Scientist Development Award (2012), and BMES-CMBE Rising Star Award (2013). <br> <br>
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Biosketch

Dr. Deok‐Ho Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioengineering and is jointly appointed in the Center for Nanotechnology, the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, and the Center for Cardiovascular Biology at the University of Washington. He received the B.S. from POSTECH in 1998, the M.S. degree from Seoul National University in 2000, in Mechanical Engineering, and the Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2010. In 1996, he studied at the University of Birmingham, UK, as a Hogil-Kim Memorial Fellow Exchange Student. From March 2000 to June 2005, he worked as a Research Scientist at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), including his 7 months academic visit at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Zurich (ETH‐Zurich). Prior to joining the University of Washington, he was an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University. His research focuses on micro and nanoengineering of the cell microenvironment for stem cell bioengineering and tissue regeneration, micro‐ and nanofabricated biomaterials for regenerative and therapeutic medicine, and cell mechanobiology and mechanotransduction. He has published 47 peer reviewed papers in journals such as PNAS, Science Signaling, Advanced Materials, Lab on a Chip, Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering, and Biomaterials, contributed to 55 peer reviewed conference proceedings and 7 book chapters, edited one book, filed 12 patents (issued or pending), and given >40 invited lectures. His papers have been cited >1300 times (h-index: 21) and highlighted in Science Magazine, the JHU Gazette, the UW Today, and many newspapers. Dr. Kim is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Micro-Bio Robotics, and serves as a member of the editorial boards of numerous journals including the International Journal of Nanomedicine, IET Nanobiotechnology, and Journal of Laboratory Automation. Dr. Kim has also served as reviewer for many high-profiled journals including Angewandte Chemie, Advanced Materials, Biomaterials, Integrative Biology, Lab on a Chip, Nature, Science Signaling, and Tissue Engineering. Among the award he has received are American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship (2008), Samsung Humantech Thesis Award (2009), the Harold M. Weintraub Award in Biological Sciences (2010), Perkins Coie Award for Discovery (2011), American Heart Association Scientist Development Award (2012), and BMES-CMBE Rising Star Award (2013).

Research Interests

Cell and Tissue Engineering in Microsystems: Micro- and nanoengineering of the cell microenvironment designed to facilitate advances in the biomedical sciences; particularly, microscale control of cell positioning, soluble and substratum-bound ligands, microscale stem/progenitor cell niche engineering, and microscale cardiovascular tissue engineering.

Mechanobiology and Mechanotransduction: Signal transduction by engineered extracellular matrices, molecular in-chip live-cell imaging, cell and tissue morphodynamics, gradient sensing and directed cell migration, biophysical regulation of stem cell fates, cell mechanics.

Biomedical Micro/Nanotechnology: Fabrication of biomimetic micro/nanoscale systems and structures, nanoscale engineering in cell biology and therapy, micro/nanoengineered cell-biomaterial interaction, micro/nanoscale force measurements on biology, microrobotics for intelligent cell micromanipulation.

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