Group Members

 

Post-Doctoral Fellows  
Dr. You Jung Kang
Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D.@Penn State Univ. (Biomed Engr)
B.Sc.@Ajou Univ. (Bioengr)
Woodward 465
Email: ykang15@uncc.edu
Research area: AD dementia
Dr. Hsi-Yin Tan
Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D.@Denmarks Tekniske Univ. (Micro- and Nanotechnology)
B.Sc.@Nanyang Technological Univ. (Mechanical and Aerospace Engr)
BIGHEART@NUS
Email: bigthy@nus.edu.sg
Research area: gut chip/healthcare
Dr. Seung Min Kwak
Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D.@Kwangwoon Univ. (Electrical Engr)

B.Sc.@Seoul Nat’l Univ of Science and Technolgy (Mechanical Engr)
KIST
Email: smkwak@kist.re.kr
Research area: MEMS/NEMS
Dr. Charise White
Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D.@UNC Chapel Hill  (Microbiology&Immunology)
B.Sc.@Wake Forest Univ. (Biology)
Woodward 465
Email: cwhite50@uncc.edu
Research area: Blood-Brain Axis
Graduate Students  
Ghuncha Ambrin 
PhD Student
Biomedical Engr and Biotech@UMass, Dartmouth
Woodward 465
Email: gambrin@uncc.edu
Research area: brain pain
Minh Tran
PhD Student
Biophysics@SKKU
IQB
Email: minhtran@g.skku.edu
Research area: nanomedicine
Tran Thi Ai Van
PhD Student
Biophysics@SKKU
IQB
Email: ttaivan@g.skku.edu
Research area: gut-brain axis
Ngo Thi Huyen
PhD Student
Biophysics@SKKU
IQB
Email: huyenngo93@skku.edu
Research area: vascular dementia
Eric Eric Cutler
M.Sc. Student
Mechanical Engineering
and Engineering Science@UNCC
Woodward 465
Email: ecutler@uncc.edu
Research area: Aptamer-Plasmonic Neurosensor
Undergradute Students  
William Groves
Undergraduate Student
Mechanical Engineering
and Engineering Science@UNCC
Woodward 465
Email: wgroves1@uncc.edu
Research area: 3D Bioprinted Brain
  Kathleen Rubio
Undergraduate Student
Mechanical Engineering
and Engineering Science@UNCC
Woodward 465
Email: krubio1@uncc.edu
Research area: 3D Bioprinted Brain
Visiting Researchers
Dr. William H. Choi
Associate Professor@Korea Univ. Medical Coll.
Ph.D.@Seoul Nat’l Univ. (Biomedical Engr.)
Woodward 465
Email: hchoi14@uncc.edu
Research area: Spine-on-chips
Alumni  Current position
Tina Mobasseri
UG, UNCC
Spring 2015
Research area: Brain-on-chips
Medical school
Narges Riazi
UG, UNCC
Spring 2015
Research area: Brain-on-chips
Medical school
Saara Raja
UG, UTD, Visiting Researcher
Summer 2015
Research area: Brain-on-chips
UG, Neuroscience, UT Dallas
Maram Elnagheeb
HS, Visiting Researcher
Summer 2015
Research area: Brain-on-chips
High School Student, Cox Mill High School
Daniel Kim
UG, UNCCH, Visiting Researcher
Fall 2015
Research area: Brain-on-chips
UG, Computer Science/Chemistry
,UNC Chapel Hil
Jonathan Piland
UG, UNCC
Fall 2015
Research area: Brain-on-chips
co-op at R E Mason
Dr. Haejin Kim
Postdoctoral Fellow
2015-2016
Research area: Healthcare/Environmental Monitoring, Brain-on-chips
 
Soyoung Lee
PhD., SWU, Visiting Researcher
Summer 2016
Research area: Healthcare/Environmental Monitoring
PhD., Seoul Women’s University
Soomi Park
PhD., SWU, Visiting Researcher
Summer 2016
Research area: Healthcare/Environmental Monitoring
PhD., Seoul Women’s University
Sadegh N. Gooshki 
MS, KNTU, Visiting Researcher
Fall 2016
Research area: Brain-on-chips
 PhD application
AmirAhmad Zare
Ph.D. Student, UNCC
2015-2016
Research area: Plasmonics (primary), Healthcare
 PhD., UNCC
So Young Ahn 
UG, SWU, Visiting Researcher
Spring 2017
Research area: sensors for neuroscience/healthcare
UG., Seoul Women’s University
Yelin Lee  
UG, SWU, Visiting Researcher
Spring 2017
Research area: sensors for neuroscience/healthcare
UG., Seoul Women’s University
Dr. Sunyoung Bae
SWU, Visiting Faculty
2016
Research area: sensors for neuroscience/healthcare
Faculty, Seoul Women’s University
Philip Ripepi 
UG, SVC, Visiting Researcher
Summer 2017
Research area: Brain-on-chips
UG., Saint Vincent College
Dr. Joseph Park
Postdoctoral Fellow
2015-2017
Research area: Brain-on-chips
Instructor, Harvard Medical School
Eunji Jo
UG, SWU, Visiting Researcher
Summer 2017
Research area: sensors for neuroscience/healthcare
UG., Seoul Women’s University
Heeju Ahn
UG, SWU, Visiting Researcher
Summer 2017
Research area: sensors for neuroscience/healthcare
UG., Seoul Women’s University
Kurt Mace
UG, UNCC
2016-2017
Research area: Brain-on-chips
UG, Biology @UNCC
Zachary Hunnicutt
UG, UNCC
2017-2018
Research area: Brain-on-chips
 
HyeongGuk Son
GS, KU
Spring 2019
Research area: Spine-on-chips
PhD Student @Korea Univ. Medical Coll.
Masuma Akter
MS, KU
2018
Research area: Brain-on-chips
PhD Student @UNCG
Isaac Wetzel
MS, UNCC
2015-2019
Research area: BBB
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Group Photos
Winter 2018, Workshop on Brain-on-chips 18/19

Summer 2017, NeuroNiner sport team starts!

Winter 2016, Workshop on Brain-on-chips 15/16
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Summer 2015 at Woodward, UNC Charlotte group1