UPM2 Lab Members (실험실 구성원)

New Recruits

We are hiring highly motivated graduate students (Ph.D. and M.S program), postdoctoral scholars, and visiting scholars with solid scientific background in one of the following areas, mechanical engineering (also in electrical, optical, & & optical engineering), physics, and materials science.

Please send a full CV via e-mail to Professor Y.-J. Kim (yj.kim@kaist.ac.kr).

Please refer 'OPEN POSITIONS' tab for more detailed information.

Research Professors and Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Dr. Le Dinh Truong Son (RF YR2)

Education

  • Research Assistant Professor [2022-Present] KAIST, Korea

  • Postdoctoral Researcher [2020-2022] KAIST, Korea

  • Ph.D. [2015-2020] Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

  • B.S. [2009-2014] Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT), Vietnam

Research Interests

  • Ultrafast laser-assisted manufacturing

  • Synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials

  • Printed electronics, green electronics, flexible/stretchable/wearable sensors, high-performance energy storage devices (supercapacitors, batteries), and solar-powered water desalination systems

Dr. Jaewon Yang (RF YR2)

Education

  • Postdoctoral Researcher [2021-] KAIST, Korea

  • Ph.D. [2021] Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST), Korea

  • B.S. [2015] Ajou University Suwon, Korea

Research Interests

  • Optical frequency transfer

  • Long-distance optical communication

Dr. Anh Nguyen Duy (RF YR2)

Education

  • Postdoctoral Researcher [2020-] KAIST, Korea

  • Ph.D. [2015-2020] Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

  • B.S. [2015] Ho Chi Minh city University of Technology (HCMUT), Vietnam

Research Interests

  • Frequency-comb-referenced plasmonic phase spectroscopy

  • Picometer-precision plasmonic rulers

  • Single-molecular-detection by FCR plasmonic phase spectroscopy

Research Associates

Mr. Dong IL Lee (RA YR1)

Education

  • M.S. [2020-2022] KAIST, Korea

  • B.S. [2020] Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) Seoul, Korea

Research Interests

  • Frequency-comb-referenced time/frequency transfer

  • Adaptive optics for coherent communication in air

Graduate Research Students in KAIST

Mr. Han Ku NAM (PhD YR3)

Education

  • Ph.D. candidate [2020-] KAIST, Korea

  • M.S. [2018] State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook New York, United States

  • B.S. [2016] State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook New York, United States

  • B.S. [2018] Ajou University Suwon, Korea (Dual-Degree Program)

Research Interests

  • Ultrafast material processing

  • Direct laser writing of flexible/stretchable electronics

  • Green & smart housing

Mr. Daehee KIM (PhD YR3)

Education

  • Ph.D. candidate [2020-] KAIST, Korea

  • M.S. [2019] Chosun University, Korea

  • B.S. [2017] Chosun University, Korea

Research Interests

  • Ultrafast instantaneous single pulse imaging

  • High-precision surface metrology/inspection

Mr. Jaeyoung Jang (PhD YR3)

Education

  • Ph.D. candidate [2020-] KAIST, Korea

  • M.S. [2020] KAIST, Korea

  • B.S. [2018] Hanyang University (HYU) Seoul, KOREA

Research Interests

  • Dual-comb-based absolute laser ranging to multiple targets

  • Non-mechanical laser beam steering system using a DMD

Mr. Seung Jai Won (PhD YR2)

Education

  • Ph.D. candidate [2021-] KAIST, Korea

  • M.S. [2021] GIST, Korea

  • B.S. [2019] SEOULTECH, Korea

Research Interests

  • Coherent & controllable EUV generation

  • Ultrafast material processing

Mr. Guseon Kang (PhD YR1.5)

Education

  • Ph.D. candidate [2021-] KAIST, Korea

  • M.S. [2017] KAIST, Korea

  • B.S. [2015] KAIST, Korea

Research Interests

  • Coherent THz generation

  • Frequency-comb-referenced optical frequency synthesizer

  • High-level stabilization of frequency combs

Mr. Younggeun Lee (PhD YR1)

Education

  • Ph.D. candidate [2022-] KAIST, Korea

  • M.S. [2020] Hanyang University at Ansan, Korea

  • B.S. [2017] Hanyang University at Ansan, Korea

Research Interests

  • Direct laser writing of flexible optical structures

  • Direct laser writing of flexible/stretchable electronics

  • Ultrafast material processing

Mr. Dong wook Yang (PhD YR1)

Education

  • Ph.D. candidate [2022-] KAIST, Korea

  • M.S. [2020-] KAIST, Korea

  • B.S. [2020] KAIST, Korea

Research Interests

  • Ultrafast material processing

  • Direct laser writing of flexible/stretchable electronics

  • Laser-assisted 3D additive manufacturing of conductive materials

Mr. Gyeonuk Kim (MS YR2)

Education

  • M.S. [2020-] KAIST, Korea

  • B.S. [2014] Korea Military Academy, Korea

Research Interests

  • Dual-comb-based absolute long-distance measurement

  • Free-space optical communication

Mr. Jiwon Hahm (MS YR2)

Education

  • M.S. [2021-] KAIST, Korea

  • B.S. [2021] KAIST, Korea

Research Interests

  • High-precision surface metrology/inspection

  • Frequency-comb-reference multi-wavelength generatioin

Mr.Geonho Lee (MS YR2)

Education

  • M.S. [2021-] KAIST, Korea

  • B.S. [2021] Korea University, Korea

Research Interests

  • Frequency-comb-referenced phase spectroscopy

  • Fiber-based differential plasmonic spectroscopy

  • Thermophoresis for particle & molecular trapping

  • High-precision surface metrology/inspection

Mr. In Jae Lee (MS YR1.5)

Education

  • M.S. [2021-] KAIST, Korea

  • B.S. [2021] Yonsei University, Korea

Research Interests

  • Nonlinear optical harmonic generation

  • Semiconductor structural inspection by depth-domain nonlinear imaging

Mr. Young-Ryeul Kim (MS YR1.5)

Education

  • M.S. [2021-] KAIST, Korea

  • B.S. [2018] UNIST, Korea

Research Interests

  • Wood-based synthesis of pesudo-capacitors by direct-laser-writing

  • Direct laser writing of laser-induced graphene

Mr. Jaehyeon Lim (MS YR1)

Education

  • M.S. [2022-] KAIST, Korea

  • B.S. [2013] Korea Military Academy, Korea

Research Interests

  • Dual-comb-based absolute long-distance measurement

  • Free-space optical communication

Mr. Taewon Kim (MS YR1)

Education

  • M.S. [2022-] KAIST, Korea

  • B.S. [2022] KAIST, Korea

Research Interests

  • Coherent & controllable EUV generation

  • Coherent harmonic generation and its applications in semiconductor industrial applications

Mr. Shin-Hyung KIM (MS YR1)

Education

  • M.S. [2022-] KAIST, Korea

  • B.S. [2022] Pusan National University, Korea

Research Interests

  • Femtosecond Laser for Next-Generation Space Mission

  • Free-space Optical Communication based on Femtosecond Laser

Mr. Jae-Yoon KIM (MS YR1)

Education

  • M.S. [2022-] KAIST, Korea

  • B.S. [2022] KAIST, Korea

Research Interests

  • TBD

Mr. Young-ho PARK (MS YR1)

Education

  • M.S. [2022-] KAIST, Korea

  • B.S. [2022] KAIST, Korea

Research Interests

  • Plasmonics

  • High-precision surface metrology



Alumni (실험실 졸업생 동문)


Mr. Dong-Chel Shin

  • Current Position: PhD student in MIT, USA

Education

  • M.S. [2018] The University of Tokyo, Japan

  • B.S. [2016] Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech), Japan

Research Interests

  • Teraherz generation

  • Laser stabilization

  • Optical communication

Mr. Seungman Choi

  • Current Position: PhD student in Purdue University, USA

Education

  • M.S. [2019] Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech), Japan

  • B.S. [2017] Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech), Japan

Research Interests

  • EUV generation

  • Higher harmonic geneartion

  • Plasmonics

Dr. June Sik Hwang

  • Position in UPM2: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

  • Current Position: Senior Researcher in Samsung Electronics

Education

  • Postdoctoral Researcher [2021-2022] KAIST, Korea

  • Ph.D. [2019] KAIST, Korea

  • B.S. [2014] KOREATECH, Korea

Research Interests

  • Water-assisted laser processing

  • Laser-induced nano-patterning

  • Plasmonic sensor fabrication

Dr. Suchand Sandeep

Education

  • Ph.D. [2010] - Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, India.

  • M.Sc. [2003] - Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India.


Research Interests

    • Laser assisted additive manufacturing.

    • Photonics and Nonlinear optics.

    • Bio optics and biomedical imaging.

    • Intense field laser-matter interactions.

    • Multiple exciton generation and charge-carrier dynamics in nanomaterials.

    • Ultrafast spectroscopy using traditional and white-light transient absorption.

Dr. Lim Chin Huat JOEL

  • Position in UPM2: PhD Student

  • Current Position: Senior Researcher in Panasonic Factory Solutions Asia Pacific

Education

  • Ph.D. candidate [2016-2022] School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

  • B.Eng. [2015] School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

Research Interests

  • Multi-material 3D printing by combination of multi-wavelength laser beams

Ms. LI Shufan

Education

  • Ph.D. candidate [2016- 2021] School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

  • B.S. [2016] School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

Research Interests

  • Nano/micro 3D printing of polymers using femtosecond laser pulses

Dr. AN Jianing

  • Current Position: Professor in Jinan University, China

Education

  • Ph.D. [2014] School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

  • B.S. [2009] School of Materials Science and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), China

Research Interests

  • Three-dimensional photolithography for fast fabrication of tissue scaffolds.

  • Manufacturing of micro- and nano-fluidic devices.

  • Biomedical micro-electro-mechanical systems.

  • Synthesis and characterization of carbon nanomaterials (including carbon nanotubes and graphene) and their composites.

  • Raman spectroscopy.

  • Advanced applications of nano-structure-based devices (i.e. nano-electronics, energy harvest devices, and bio-sensors).

Dr. HAMID Farrokhi

  • Position in UPM: Research Fellow from 2015-2017

  • Current Position: Research Associate in Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

Education

  • Ph.D. [2013] School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singarpore

  • M.S. [2007] Mechanical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran

  • B.S. [2004] University of Tabriz, Iran

Research Interests

  • Medical device designing and developing (active and non-active)

  • Laser-matter (tissue) interaction and its dynamics: experimental, theoretical and numerical studies.

  • Laser surface structuring to alter surface properties (optical, electrical, and mechanical)

  • Laser micro/nano welding

  • Multi-physics problems: laser-matter coupled problems, laser-induced plasma-matter coupled problems with/without external fields in order to improve laser machining and welding efficiency.

Dr. CHUN Byung Jae

  • Position in UPM: Research Fellow from 2015-2017

  • Current Position: Senior Researcher in Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI), South Korea

Dr. LEE Hyub

  • Position in UPM: Research Fellow from 2016-2018

  • Current Position: Senior Researcher in KITECH, Korea

Education

  • Ph.D. [2016] Department of Mechanical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea

  • M.S. [2011] Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea

  • B.S. [2009] Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea

Research Interests

  • Optical device development using ultrafast laser direct writing.

  • Multi-material additive manufacturing based on high power ultrafast lasers.

  • Nano/Micro fabrication based on ultrafast lasers.

Dr. Abhinay Mishra

  • Position in UPM: Research Fellow from 2014-2017

  • Current Position: Senior Postdoctoral Associate in SMART-BioSyM, Singapore

Education

  • Ph.D. [2012] School of Materials Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi, India

  • M.S. [2008] School of Materials Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi, India

  • M.S. [2003] Organic Chemistry from C.S.J.M. University, Kanpur, India

  • B.S. [2001] C.S.J.M. University, Kanpur, India

Research Interests

  • Synthesis and fabrication of biocompatible polymer scaffolds through lithography & bio‐printing for tissue engineering applications.

  • Aptamer functionalized gold nanoparticles embedded in polymer brush for biomolecule (thrombin) sensing and detection.

Dr. Zhou Donglei

Education

  • Ph.D. [2013] State Key Laboratory on Integrated Optoelectronics, Jilin University, China

  • B.S. [2009] College of Electrics Science and Engineering, Jilin University, China

Research Interests

    • Ultrafast photonics in upconversion nanoparticles and plasmonic nanopaticles

    • Modulation of localized surface plasmonic resonance in semiconductor nanoparticles and application in enhancing luminescence of rare-earth doped upconversion nanophosphors.

    • Rare earth doped all-inorganic perovskite quantum dots

Mr. Le Dinh Truong Son

  • Current Position: Research Assistant Professor in KAIST, Korea

Education

  • Ph.D. candidate [2015- ] Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

  • Software Engineer [2014-2015] Robert Bosch GmbH, Vietnam

  • B.S. [2014] Ho Chi Minh city University of Technology (HCMUT), Vietnam

Research Interests

  • Laser-assisted 3D additive manufacturing of conductive materials

Mr. Anh Nguyen Duy

  • Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher in KAIST, Korea

Education

  • Ph.D. candidate [2015- ] Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

  • B.S. [2015] Ho Chi Minh city University of Technology (HCMUT), Vietnam

Research Interests

  • Development of frequency-comb-referenced multi-wavelength laser for high-precision femtosecond LIDAR

Ms. Jeranan Boonruangkan

  • Current Position: Researcher in A*STAR, Singapore

Education

  • Ph.D. candidate [2015- ] Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

  • B.S. [2015] Mahidol University, Thailand

Research Interests

  • High-precision measurement of cellular refractive index using frequency-comb-referenced quantitative phase microscopy

Mr. Gao Yi

  • Current Position: Researcher in KLA Tencor, Singapore

Education

  • Ph.D. candidate [2014- ] Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

  • B.S. [2013] Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

Research Interests

  • Ultrafast photonics in upconversion nanoparticles and plasmonic nanowires

Mr. Low Mun Ji

  • Position in UPM2: PhD Student

  • Current Position: Manager in Panasonic Factory Solutions Asia Pacific

Education

  • MSc. [2015] School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

  • B.Eng. [2000] Faculty of Engineering and Computing, Nottingham Trent University (NTU), United Kingdom

Research Interests

  • Hybrid 3D printing using ultrafast lasers for printed circuit boards and micro fluidics

Mr. JIAO Jiannan

Education

  • Ph.D. candidate [2016- ] School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

  • M.S. [2016] School of Earth and Space Sciences, Peking University (PKU), China

  • B.S. [2013] School of Geo-Exploration Science and Technology, Jilin University (JLU), China

Research Interests

  • High-precision measurement of optical/plasmonic AM structures using frequency-comb

Mr. Abdullah Sheikh

Education

  • M.Sc. [2016] Technische Universitat Munchen (TUM), Germany and Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

  • B.E. [2013] Department of Mechanical Engineering, B.V.Bhoomaraddi College of Engineering and Technology (BVBCET), Karnataka, India

Research Interests

  • Precision Laser Surface Engineering Enabled by In-Situ Interferometric Measurements

Mr. Rohith TM

Education

  • M.Sc [2016- ] Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore (Precision Engineering with optics specialization)

  • B.S. [2013] Visveswaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum

Research Interests

  • Control of spatial and temporal coherence properties of ultrafast light sources

Ms. Wang Yue

Education

  • Ph.D. candidate [2015- ] Department of Precision Instrument, Tsinghua University, China

  • B.S.[2015] College of Optoelectronic Engineering, Chongqing University, China

Research Interests

  • Full field three-dimensional surface measurement using femtosecond laser

Mr. Hisai Yusuke

Education

  • Ph.D. candidate [2018- ] Graduate School of Engineering Science, Yokohama National University (YNU), Japan

  • M.S. [2018] Graduate School of Engineering, Yokohama National University (YNU), Japan

  • B.S. [2016] College of Engineering Science, Yokohama National University (YNU), Japan

Research Interests

  • Frequency stabilization of lasers using methods of offset locking

  • Developing optical frequency combs based on Er-doped fiber lasers for frequency stabilization and measurement

  • Precise spectroscopy of atoms and molecules

  • Absolute frequency and frequency ratio measurement of Sr and Yb optical lattice clocks

  • Bioimaging of cells using optical-frequency-comb-based quantitative phase microscopy

Ms. Malin Linnea Thunholm

  • Position in UPM: FYP Undergraduate Student, 2016-2017


Mr. Sriram

  • Position in UPM: Master of Science, 2016-2017


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