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Recent News and Highlights


August 2015

Taejin Kim assumed a PI position at KIST to start his own lab. Congratulations, Taejin!

April 2015

Jonathon Tsui is awarded the HHMI - UW Molecular Medicine Fellowship. Great work Jonathon!

Alex Jiao is awarded the NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Fellowship. Excellent Job Alex!

March 2015

Kevin Gray and Mikael Perla were awarded the Mary Gates Scholarship. Congratulations both!

Kevin Gray was granted the German Exchange Service's DAAD RISE fellowship!

February 2015

Justin Lee, Winnie Leung, and Nisa Penland have been accepted into the University of Washington Bioengineering Masters Degree Program!

January 2015

Kimlab formally welcomes visiting graduate student Jasmine Rinnofner to the lab.


December 2015

Jinsung Kim and Kevin Mun were both awarded the Mary Gates Research Scholarship. Good work Kevin and Jinsung!

November 2014

Jesse is awarded Keystone Symposium Travel Scholarship Award!

Peter is awarded an AHA Predoctoral Fellowship!

August 2014

Jinsung is awarded the Henry K. Benson Scholarship Endowment in Chemical Engineering!

July 2014

Alex is awarded an AHA Predoctoral Fellowship!

June 2014

Justin is awarded an Korean American Scientists and Engineers Association Undergraduate Scholarship!

Jonathan Tsui presented his research at the International Society for Stem Cell Research 12th Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada.

May 2014

Cameron Nemeth won Best Undergraduate Poster at the UW South Lake Union annual research symposium. Congratulations Cameron!

Jonathan Tsui received the UW Biomaterials Day Outstanding Presentation Award. Great Job Jonathon!

Dr. Kshitiz has received a research professorship at Yale University. He has been with our lab for several years and has made several significant contributions to its esteem. We wish him success in the future!

Nicole Trosper has recieved the Bonderman Travel Fellowship Award. Congratulations Nicole!

Alex Jiao's paper Thermoresponsive Nanofabricated Substratum for the Engineering of Three-Dimensional Tissues with Layer-by-Layer Architectural Control has been accepted for publication in ACS Nano!

April 2014

Cameron Nemeth has been awarded the NSF graduate student fellowship. Congratulations Cameron!

Phil Tateman has been accepted into the University of Colorado Denver MD-PhD Program. Congratulations Phil and best of luck!

Jonathon Tsui presented his research at Society for Biomaterials 2014 Annual Meeting & Exposition in Denver, Colorado.

Dr. Kim joined the editorial board of Theranostics. Read more

Kim Lab has been awarded the NIH-R21 Research Grant!

March 2014

Winnie Leung and Will Gerull were awarded the Mary Gates Research Scholarship. Great job Winnie and Will!

Daniel Lih was awarded the UW Bioengineering Capstone Research Scholarship Award. Congratulations Daniel!

Dr. Kim has been invited to to join the editorial board of the journal Scientific Reports.

February 2014

Oscar Lee and Daniel Lih have been admitted to the UW Bioengineering Master's Degree Program. Congratulations Oscar and Daniel!

January 2014

Dr. Kim is now an associate editor of Biomedical Microdevices.

Kim Lab has recieved the Washington State Life Science Discovery Fund Grant!

Dr. Eung Sam Kim is now an assistant professor at Chonnam University in South Korea. We wish you the best Eung Sam!


December 2013

Phil Tatman was awarded the Mary Gates Leadership Scholarship and Rachel Lucero was awarded the Mary Gates Research Scholarship. Congratulations Phil and Rachel!

November 2013

The Kim lab has been awarded the WRF Microfabrication Commercialization Grant. This award will support our work on development of a next generation integrated MEA-nanodevice for drug-induced cardiotoxicity screening.

September 2013

Cameron Nemeth has been given a BMES Undergraduate Design and Research Award for his extended abstract for BMES 2013. Cameron also received the Washington Research Foundation Fellowship. Congratulations Cameron! more

August 2013

Alex Jiao was awarded a NIH T32 Cardiovascular Pathology Training Grant Fellowship.

June 2013

Prof. Kim has been awarded the prestigious Young Investigator Award from the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA).

Jesse Macadangdang was awarded a NIH Bioengineering Cardiovascular Training Grant Fellowship.

Daniel Lih was awarded a summer research fellowship from National Yang-Ming University.

May 2013

Prof. Kim joined the editorial board of the Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology as an Associate Editor.

April 2013

The Kim Lab has been awarded a Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) research grant to develop techniques for growing muscle for use in transplantation into a mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

March 2013

Daniel Lih has been awarded the Mary Gates Undergraduate Research Scholarship!

February 2013

Dr. Hee Seok Yang, a postdoctoral fellow in the Kim lab, has accepted an offer to start as an assistant professor in the Department of NanoBio Medical Sciences at the Dankook University in Korea. We wish him great success in his new endeavor!

Alex Jiao, Nicole Trosper, and Justin Lee won the Outstanding Paper Award at the 2013 ASME Global Congress on Nano Engineering for Medicine and Biology.

January 2013

Prof. Kim was invited to join the editorial board of the Journal of Micro-Bio Robotics as an Associate Editor.

Prof. Kim joins the editorial board of the International Journal of Nanomedicine.

Prof. Kim joins the editorial board of the IET Nanobiotechnology Journal.

Alex Jiao is selected for a travel award and a short talk speaker for the BMES 2013 Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Conference.

Prof. Kim received the BMES-CMBE "Rising Star" award.

Prof. Kim joins the editorial board of the Journal of Laboratory Automation.


December 2012

Cameron Nemeth received the SLUG Symposium Undergraduate Student Award.

November 2012

Prof. Kim gave an invited talk and chaired two sessions at the IEEE NANOMED 2012 conference.

August 2012

Our recent Integrative Biology cover article is featured on the Integrative Biology blog.

April 2012

Derek Britain, Sam Frankel, Cameron Nemeth, and Nicole Trosper have been awarded for Mary Gates Undergraduate Research Scholarship.

March 2012

Prof. Kim appointed as program committee member of IEEE International Conference on Nano/Molecular Medicine and Engineering.

January 2012

Prof. Kim co-organized the first USACM Thematic Conference on Multiscale Methods and Validation in Medicine and Biology: Biomechanics and Mechanobiology.


November 2011

Prof. Kim gave an invited talk at the 5th International Conference on Cell Therapy, Seoul, Korea.

October 2011

Prof. Kim gave an invited talk at the 10th International Conference on Nanoimprint and Nanoprint Technology.

Prof. Kim joined IET Micro and Nano Letters: special issue on micro-nanoengineered platforms for mechanobiology studies as a Co-guest editor.

May 2011

Derek received a NASA Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship.

Prof. Kim has been selected as the 2011 recipient of the Perkins Coie Award for Discovery.

April 2011

Alex Jiao was awarded a NIH Bioengineering Cardiovascular Training Fellowship.


July 2010

Prof. Kim featured in National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering article on a nanoengineered patch for the damaged heart.

May 2010

Prof. Kim received the Harold M. Weintraub Award.


December 2009

Our PNAS paper discussed in Science Daily magazine.

May 2009

Our Advanced Functional Materials paper featured as Frontispiece.

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