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[62] Ji Won Lim et al., Screening of microbial mutant library for enhanced biofuel production... (in preparation)

[61] Thokchom et al., Active manipulation of Structural Colors... (in preparation)

[60] Kyunghun Lee et al., Nanoparticle separation... (in preparation)

[59] Jongwan Lee et. al, SAPM for screening and extraction... (in preparation).

[58] Dogyeong Ha et. al, Crack-photolithography... (in preparation).

[57] Hyung-Kwan Chang, Gyu Tae Chang, Ashish K. Thokchom, Taesung Kim & Jungyul Park, Ultra-fast responsive colloidal–polymer composite-based volatile organic compounds (VOC) sensor using nanoscale easy tear process, Scientific Reports, Volume 8, Article #: 5291(2018), 
 PDF (IF = 4.259)

[56] Qitao ZhouJun Gyu Park, Riming Nie, Ashish Kumar Thokchom, Dogyeong Ha, Jing Pan, Sang Il Seok*, and Taesung Kim*, Nanochannel-Assisted Perovskite Nanowires: From Growth Mechanisms to Photodetector Applications, ACS Nano, 2018, XX, pp. XXX-XXXPDF (IF = 13.709)

<We not only developed a micro-/nanofluidic fabrication technique that enables precise control and in situ monitoring of the growth of perovskite nanowires but also demonstrated a high-sensitive MAPbI3-NW-based photodetector>

[55] Qitao Zhou†, Jun Gyu Park†, Kyeong Nam Kim, Ashish Kumar Thokchom, Juyeol Bae, Jeong Min Baik* and Taesung Kim*, 
Transparent-Flexible-Multimodal Triboelectric Nanogenerators for Mechanical Energy Harvesting and Self-powered Sensor Application, Nano Energy, 2018, 48, pp. 471-480PDF (IF = 12.343)

<Charge your smartphone while playing smartphone games>

[54] Juyeol Bae, Ji-Won Lim, and Taesung Kim*, Reusable and storable whole-cell microbial biosensors with a microchemostat platform for in-situ on-demand heavy metal detection, Sensors and Actuators: B-Chemicals, 2018, 264, pp. 372-381PDF (IF = 5.401)
<Microbial biosensors in combination with the microchemostat platform show remarkable potential for on-site, in situ, and on-demand heavy metal ions detection>

[53] Minseok Kim, Juyeol Bae, and Taesung Kim*, Long-term and Programmable Bacterial Subculture in Completely Automated MicrochemostatsAnal. Chem., 2017, 8 (18), 9676–9684PDF (IF = 6.320).

[52] Dong-Joo Kim, Dogyeong Ha, Qitao Zhou, Ashishi Kumar Thokchom, Jiwon Lim, Jongwan Lee, and Taesung Kim, Cracking-assisted Micro-/Nanofluidic Fabrication Platform for Silver Nanobelt Arrays and Nanosensors, Nanoscale, 2017, 9, pp. 9622-9630PDF (IF = 7.367).

[51] Ashish Kumar Thokchom, Dong-Joo Kim, Dogyeong Ha, Qitao Zhou and Taesung Kim*Characterizing Self-assembly and Deposition Mechanisms of Nanoparticles in Inkjet-printed Evaporating Droplets, Sensors and Actuators: B-Chemicals, 2017, 252, pp. 1063-1070PDF (IF = 5.401)

[50] Minseok Kim, Ji Won Lim, Sung Kuk Lee, and Taesung Kim*, Nanoscale Hydrodynamic Film for Diffusive Mass Transport Control in Compartmentalized Microfluidic Chambers, Anal. Chem.2017, 89(19), 10286–10295PDF (IF = 6.320, front cover)

< click to go to the table of contents: >

[49] Qitao Zhou, Guowen Meng*, Jing Liu, Zhulin Huang, Fangming Han, Chuhong Zhu, Dong-Joo Kim, Taesung Kim, Nianqiang Wu*, A Hierarchical Nanostructure-Based Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Sensor for Preconcentration and Detection of Antibiotic Pollutants, Advanced Materials Technologies, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/admt.201700028. PDF

[48] Qitao Zhou, Ashish Kumar Thokchom, Dong-Joo Kim, Taesung Kim*, Inkjet-printed Ag Micro-/Nanostructure Clusters on Cu substrates for in-situ Pre-concentration and Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering, Sensors and Actuators: B-Chemicals, 2017, 243, pp. 176–183PDF (IF = 4.097)


[47] Dogyeong Ha†, Jisoo Hong†, Heungjoo Shin* and Taesung Kim*, Unconventional Micro-/Nanofabrication Technologies for Hybrid-scale Lab-on-a-Chip, Lab on a chip2016, 16, 4296-4312PDF (IF = 6.115, invited critical review) 

[46] Kyungjun Song*, Jedo Kim, Shin Hur, Jun-Hyuk Kwak, Seong-Hyun Lee, and Taesung Kim, Directional Reflective Surface Formed via Gradient-Impeding Acoustic Meta-surfaces, Scientific Reports, 2016, 6, Article number: 32300. PDF (IF = 5.228)

[45] Hyunmoon Nam, Kyungjun Song, Dogyeong Ha and Taesung Kim*, Mono-layered Photonic Crystal Patterning for Anti-counterfeit Applications of Structural Colors, Scientific Reports, 2016, 6, Article number: 30885. PDF (IF = 5.228)

[44] Ji Won Lim, Kwang Soo Shin, Jaemin Moon, Sung Kuk Lee* and Taesung Kim*, A Microfluidic Platform for High-Throughput Screening of Small Mutant Libraries, Anal. Chem., 2016, 88 (10), 5234–5242PDF (IF = 5.636).


[43] Minseok Kim, Dong-Joo Kim, Dogyeong Ha, and Taesung Kim*, Cracking-assisted Fabrication of Nanoscale Patterns for Micro/Nanotechnological Applications, Nanoscale, 2016,8, 9461-9479PDF (IF = 7.394, inside front cover)


[42] Jongwan Lee, Minseok Kim, Jungyul Park and Taesung Kim*, Self-assembled Particle Membranes for In situ Concentration and Chemostat-like Cultivation of Microorganisms on a ChipLab on a chip2016,16, pp. 1072-1080. PDF (IF = 6.115)

[41] Hyun Ju Kim†, Ji Won Lim†, Jaeyoung Jeong, Sang-Jae Lee, Dong-Woo Lee, Taesung Kim*, and Sang Jun Lee*, Development of a highly specific and sensitive cadmium and lead microbial biosensor using synthetic CadC-T7 genetic circuitryBiosensors and Bioelectronics, 2016, 79, pp. 701–708PDF (IF = 6.409)

[40] Qitao Zhou and Taesung Kim*, Review of Microfluidic Approaches for Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering, Sensors and Actuators: B-Chemicals, 2016, 227, pp. 504–5142015. PDF (IF = 4.097)


[39]  Minseok Kim and Taesung Kim*, Crack-photolithography for Membrane-free Diffusion-based Micro-/Nanofluidic Devices, 
Anal. Chem.2015, 87(22), pp. 11215–11223. PDF (IF = 5.635, front cover)


Ji Won Lim, Dogyeong Ha, Jongwan Lee, Sung Kuk Lee, and Taesung Kim*, Review of micro/nanotechnologies for microbial biosensors, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology (special issue on "detection technologies and micro/nano biodevices for medical and biological applications"), doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2015.00061, 2015. PDF

[37] Minseok Kim, Dogyeong Ha, and Taesung Kim*, Cracking-assisted photolithography for mixed-scale patterning and nanofluidic applications, Nature Communications, 2015, 6, Article No. 6247. PDF (IF = 10.745)
 Cracking-assisted photolithography.
News Media <(중앙일보, 전자신문, 디지털타임즈, 서울경제, 파이낸셜뉴스, 경상일보, 울산매일신문, 울산종합일보)>  

[36] Heon-Ho Jeong, Si Hyung Jin, Byung Jin Lee, Taesung Kim, and Chang-Soo Lee*, Lab Chip, 2015,15, 889-899. PDF (IF = 5.748)

[35] Minseok Kim, Ji Won Lim, Hyun Ju Kim, Sung Kuk Lee, Sang Jun Lee*, and Taesung Kim*, Chemostat-like Microfluidic Platform for Highly Sensitive Detection of Heavy Metal Ions Using Microbial, Biosensors and  Bioelectronics, 2015, 65(15), 257-264. PDF (IF = 6.451)


[34] Mingjie Jia and Taesung Kim*, Multi-physics Simulation of Ion Concentration Polarization Induced by A Surface-patterned Nanoporous Membrane in Single Channel DevicesAnal. Chem.2014, 86(20), 10365–10372. PDF (IF = 5.825)
 <If you are interested in simulation results, go to "Research Gallery" by clicking here>

[33] Mingjie Jia and Taesung Kim*, Multiphysics Simulation of Ion Concentration Polarization Induced By Nanoporous Membranes in Dual Channel Devices, Anal. Chem., 2014, 86(15), 7360−7367. PDF (IF = 5.825)
<If you are interested in simulation results, go to "Research Gallery" by clicking here>

[32] Minseok Kim and Taesung Kim*, Aptamer-Functionalized Microtubules for Continuous and Selective Concentration of Target Analytes, Sensors and Actuators: B-Chemicals, 2014, 202, 1229–1236. PDF (IF = 3.840)

[31] Younkwang Nam, Minseok Kim and Taesung Kim*, Pneumatically Controlled Multi-level Microchannel for Separation and Extraction of Microparticles, Sensors and Actuators: B-Chemicals, 2014, 190, 86-92. PDF (IF = 3.840)
         <Separation and Extraction of Microparticles such as polystyrene beads and yeast cells in Makgelli>


[30] Younkwang Nam, Minseok Kim and Taesung Kim*,Fabricating a multi-level barrier-integrated microchannel using grey-scale photolithography, J. Micromech. and Microeng., 2013, 23, 105015. PDF

[29] Minseok Kim, Mingjie Jia, Youngmi Kim, and Taesung Kim*, Rapid and Accurate Generation of Various Concentration Gradients Using Polydimethylsiloxane-sealed Hydrogel Devices, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 2014, 16(4), 645-654. PDF
<Linear and nonlinear concentration gradients are rapidly and accurately generated on a chip>

[28] Minseok Kim and T
aesung Kim*, Integration of Nanoporous Membranes in Microfluidic Devices: Electrokinetic Bio-sample Pre-concentration, Analyst, 2013, 138, 6007-6015. PDF

[27] Chang Kyu Byun, Hyundoo Hwang, Woon Sun Choi, Toshiyuki Yaguchi, Jiwoon Park, Dasol Kim,Robert J. Mitchell*, Taesung Kim*, Yoon-Kyoung Cho*, and Shuichi Takayama*, Productive Chemical Interaction between a Bacterial Microcolony Couple Is Enhanced by Periodic Relocation, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135(6), 2242–2247. PDF

[26] Minseok Kim, Mingjie Jia and Taesung Kim*, Ion Concentration Polarization in A Single and Open Microchannel Induced by A Surface-patterned Perm-selective FilmAnalyst, 2013, 138(5), 1370-1378. PDF This paper was selected as the inside front cover of the issue. 

[25] Jae Myung Lee, Jun Hyeong Lee, Taesung Kim* and Sung Kuk Lee*, Light-switchable gene expression system in Escherichia coliPLOS One, 2013, 8(1): e52382. PDF
< Optobioreactor Ver.1.0 built by ufnmlab 2009 >


[24] Eunpyo Choi, Hyung-kwan Chang, Chae Young Lim, Taesung Kim, and Jungyul Park*, Concentration gradient generation of multiple chemicals using spatially controlled self-assembly of particles in microchannels, Lab Chip, 2012, 12, 3968–3975. PDF

[23] Emerging investigators contributors 2012, Lab Chip, 2012, 12, 3853–3857. PDF
Graphical abstract: Emerging investigators contributors 2012

[22] Seongyong Park, Xiaoqiang Hong, Woon Sun Kim and Taesung Kim*, Microfabricated Ratchet Structure Integrated Concentrator Arrays for Synthetic Bacterial Cell-to-Cell Communication Assays, Lab Chip2012,12, 3914-3922. PDF
-- Published as part of a themed issue dedicated to "Emerging Investigators - 2012"!
-- Contributed to part of the cover image of Oct. issue -- right below the center image

[21] Woon Sun Choi, Minseok Kim, Seongyong Park, Sung Kuk Lee and Taesung Kim*, Patterning and Transferring Hydrogel-Encapsulated Bacterial Cells for Quantitative Analysis of Synthetically Engineered Genetic Circuits, Biomaterials, 2012, 33(2), 624-633. PDF


[20] Seongyong Park, Dasol Kim, Robert J. Mitchell, and Taesung Kim*, A Microfluidic Concentrator Array for Quantitative Predation Assays of Predatory Microbes, Lab-on-a-chip, 2011,11(17), 2916-2923. PDF

[19] Parisutham Vinuselvi, Seongyong Park, Minseok Kim, Jung Min Park, Taesung Kim* and Sung Kuk Lee*, Microfluidic Technologies for Synthetic Biology, Int. J. of Mol. Sci., 2011, 12(6), 3576-3593. PDF

[18] Jung-Pil Lee, Byoung Man Bang, Sinho Choi, Taesung Kim, and Soojin Park*, Patterning of various silicon structures via polymer lithography and catalytic chemical etching, Nanotechnology, 2011, 22, 275305. PDF

[17] Robert J. Mitchell†, Sung Kuk Lee†, Taesung Kim†, Cheol-Min Ghim*, Microbial Linguistics: Perspectivesand Applications of Microbial Cell-to-Cell Communication, BMB reports, 2011, 44(1), pp. 1~10. PDF

[16] Minseok Kim, Su Hyun Kim, Sung Kuk Lee* and Taesung Kim*, Microfluidic Device for Analyzing Preferential Chemotaxis and Chemoreceptor Sensitivity of Bacterial Cells Toward Carbon Sources, Analyst, 2011, 136 (16), pp. 3238 - 3243. PDF 
-- This paper was selected as the front cover of the 16th issue.

[15] Woon Sun Choi, Dokyeong Ha, Seongyong Park, and Taesung Kim*, Synthetic Multi-cellular Cell-to-Cell Communication in Inkjet Printed Bacterial Cell Systems, Biomaterials, 2011, 32(10), 2500-2507. PDF


[14] Minseok Kim and Taesung Kim*, Diffusion-based and long-range concentration gradients of multi-chemicals for bacterial chemotaxis assays, Anal. Chem., 82(22), pp. 9401-9409, 2010. PDF
-- This paper was highlighted as a news article in the American Chemical Society (ACS C&EN)

[13] Toshiyuki Yaguchi, Siseon Lee, Woon Sun Choi, Dasol Kim, Taesung Kim*, Robert J. Mitchell*, and Shuichi Takayama*, Micropatterning Bacterial Suspensions Using Aqueous Two Phase Systems, Analyst, 135(11), pp.2848-52, 2010. PDF

[12] S. Y. Kim†, E. S. Lee†, H. J. Lee†, S. Y. Lee†, S. K. Lee* and T. Kim*, Microfabricated Ratchet Structures for Concentrating and Patterning Motile Bacterial Cells, J. Micromech. Microeng. 20(9), 2010, 095006. PDF
-- This paper was selected as the front cover of the september issue.

[11] Y.-K. Cho, H. Shin, S. K. Lee and T. Kim*, Current Application of Micro/Nano-interfaces to Stimulate and Analyze Cellular Responses, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2010, 38(6), pp. 2056–2067. (invited review). PDF

[10] C.-M. Ghim†, T. Kim†, R. J. Mitchell†, and S. K. Lee*, Synthetic biology for biofuels: building designer microbes from the scratch, Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, 2010, 15, 1:11-21. PDF

[Work done before ufnmlab ~2008]

[9] T. Kim, L. J. Cheng, M.-T. Kao, E. F. Hasselbrink, L. J. Guo, E. Meyhöfer*, Biomolecular motor-powered molecular sorter, Lab-on-a-chip, 2009, 9, 1282 - 1285. PDF

[8] T. Bansal*, J. Lenhart,
T. Kim, C. Duan, M. M. Maharbiz, Patterned delivery and expression of gene constructs into zebrafish embryos using microfabricated interfaces, Biomedical Microdevices, 2009, 13, 633-641. PDF

[7] T. Kim*, M. Pinelis, M. M. Maharbiz, Generating steep, shear-free gradients of small  molecules for cell culture, Biomedical Microdevices, 2009, 11, (1), 65-73. PDF

[6] T. Kim* and E. Meyhöfer, Nanofluidic concentration of selectively separated biomolecule analytes by microtubules, Analytical Chemistry, 2008, 80, (14), 5383-5390. PDF

This paper was highlighted in Lab chip:

[5] T. Kim, M.-T. Kao, E. F. Hasselbrink, E. Meyhöfer*, Nanomechanical model of microtubule translocation in the presence of electric fields, Biophysical Journal, 2008, 94, (10), 3880-3892. PDF

[4] T. Kim*, E. Meyhofer, E. F. Hasselbrink*, Biomolecular motor-driven microtubule translocation in the presence of shear flow: modeling microtubule deflection due to shear,
Biomedical Microdevices, 2007, 9, (4), 501-511. PDF

T. Kim*, M.-T. Kao, E. Meyhofer, E. F. Hasselbrink*, Biomolecular motor-driven microtubule translocation in the presence of shear flow: analysis of redirection behaviours,
Nanotechnology, 2007, 18, (2), Article #: 025101. PDF

T. Kim, M.-T. Kao, E. F. Hasselbrink, E. Meyhofer*, Active alignment of microtubules with
electric fields, Nano Letters, 2007, 7, (1), 211-217. PDF
This paper was highlighted as a news article in the American Chemical Society

[1] J. Park, D. H. Kim, B. Kim, T. Kim, K. I. Lee*, Design and performance evaluation of a 3-DOF mobile microrobot for micromanipulation, KSME Int. J., 2003, 17, (9), 1268-1275.

[Domestic Article in Korean]
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[2] 김태성, 합성생물학 발전을 위한 BioMEMS 기술의 연구 동향, 기계저널, 2012, 52(8), 44-45.
이재명, 김철민, 김태성, 이성국, 한국생물학적부품소재은행 소개, BT News, 2011, 18(1),89-93.


[3] M.S., "Multiphysics Simulation of Ion Concentration Polarization Induced by Nafion Film in Microfluidic Devices"Mingjie Jia, UNIST, 2012.08.

[2] M.S., "A Multi-level Microchannel Integrated Microfluidic Device for Extraction and Separation of Microparticles", Younkwang Nam, UNIST, 2012.05.

[1] M.S., "Microfluidic Concentrator Array for Quantitative Predation Study of Predatory Microbes", Seongyong Park, UNIST, 2012. 02.

- Ph.D, “Nanomechanical Analysis of Microtubule Translocation by Biomolecular Motors in the Presence of Electric and Flow Fields”, Taesung Kim, The University of Michigan, 04. 2006.
Adviser: E. F. Hasselbrink and Edgar Meyhofer (co-advisor)

- M.S., “Study on the individual cylinder ignition timing and A/F ratio control for the enhancement of idle stability”, Taesung Kim, Seoul National University, 02. 1999.
Adviser: S. K. Kauh