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  • Taeyeong Kim received the 2020 Spring Semester Oustanding Teaching Assistant (ME211: Thermodynamics) Award.

  • CETPM members attended the 22nd Korean MEMS Conference at Phoenix Pyeongchang (Aug. 19~Aug. 21, 2020).

  • MNIL members attended the Annual Basic Research Laboratory Workshop at Phoenix Pyeongchang (Aug. 17~19, 2020).

  • MNIL received a research funding “KAIST Corona Response Science and Technology New Deal Project – Development of high-speed virus detection platform based on simultaneous mass and optical spectrum measurement using transparent nano resonant sensors”. For this project, MNIL would collaborate with KIST and Catholic University.

  • Prof. Lee gave a seminar entitled “Archimedes principle: Buoyant mass measurement based liquid borne particles detection” at the KAIST Advanced Defense of Chemical and Biological Weapons on June 16, 2020.

  • Graduate research assistant positions (2 or 3) are available. Specific research topics are (1)Single virus detection with hollow nanotube resonators and (2)Micro-/nanoscale pick-&-place manipulators. Postdoctoral researcher positions may be available if candidates have strong and solid micro-/nanomanufacturing and instrumentation expertise. Please send an email to Prof. Lee (jungchullee@kaist.ac.kr).
  • Teacher’s day celebrations !!! Thank all MNIL members.

  • A new paper entitled “Intense Pulsed Light Treated Near-Field Electrospun Nanofiber on Quartz Tuning Fork for Multi-Modal Gas Sensors” was online published in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces.

  • Prof. Lee received the commendation from the Minister of Science and ICT on April 21st for recognition of his contribution to national development through the promotion of science and technology on the 53rd Science Day.

  • Prof. Lee was invited to the Center for Wireless Integrated MicroSensing & Systems at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  He gave a seminar entitled “Alternative routes to fluidic channel integrated resonators” on Feb. 12, 2020.

  • Prof. Lee was appointed as a business director in the Micro-/nanoengineering division of the Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers.

  • Prof. Lee was invited to KAIST Advanced Components & Materials Workshop (workshop program) and gave a seminar entitled “Archimedes principle: Application for detection of liquid borne particulate matters” (Jan. 15, 2020).

  • Center for Extreme Thermal Physics and Manufacturing (CETPM) celebrates the cover paper published in 2019 with the custom made mugs. Mugs will be distributed to CETPM members and visitors.

  • Prof. Lee received the Certificate of Appreciation from the Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers for serving as a chief financial director from Jan. 1, 2018 to Dec. 31, 2020.

  • Sukbom Son joined MNIL. Welcome a new member (January 6, 2020).
  • Prof. Lee has been appointed as a member of Editorial Board for International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing (IJPEM) for 2020 (Jan. 1, 2020 ~ Dec. 31, 2020).

  • Prof. Lee attended the 2nd Pacific Rim Thermal Engineering Conference (PRTEC 2019) from Dec. 13~17, 2019 and served as a session (Thermo-Physical Properties 3) chair on Dec. 17, 2019. 

  • MNIL members (Prof. Lee, Juhee Ko, and Taeyeong Kim attended and presented at the 2019 KSME Fall Conference held in Jeju Island, Korea (November 13~15, 2019).

  • Prof. Jungchul Lee was invited to Asia-Pacific Thermofluid Science and Engineering Conference (APTSE) 2019 and gave an invited talk titled “Fluidic channel integrated resonators for liquid and particle sensing” (Oct. 31 ~ Nov. 2, 2019).

  • Prof. Jungchul Lee presented at the IEC TC124 WG4 and Plenary meetings regarding the International standard development on “Measurement Method for Wearable Devices – Heart Rate Monitoring” at Shanghai, China (Oct. 22~23, 2019).

  • Our paper has been highlighted on Advanced Science News (August 2, 2019).

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  • Dr. Heesu Byun joined MNIL. Welcome a new member (August 1, 2019).
  • Prof. Lee visited Michigan State University to give an invited talk entitled “Fluidic channel integrated resonators towards ultra-sensitive detection of liquid-borne particles” (August 1, 2019).

  • A new paper entitled “Multiscale fluidic channels via internal oxidation and oxide etching of self-assembled Silicon-on-Nothing structures” has been online published in Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems (July 27, 2019). This is our 10th JMEMS paper.
  • MNIL members attended and presented at the 17th International Nanotech Symposium and Exhibition (NANO KOREA 2019) held in Ilsan, Korea (July 3~5, 2019).
  • MNIL members attended and presented at the 20th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers 2019) held in Berlin, Germany (June 23~27, 2019).

  • Prof. Jungchul Lee presented at the MEMS Standardization and Technology Workshop held in Suzhou, China (June 14, 2019).

  • Prof. Lee received the 2019 KSME Micro/Nano division Academic Award (May 23, 2019).

  • MNIL members, Prof. Lee, Juhee Ko, and Jaeseob Lee, attended the 21st Korean MEMS Conference held in Jeju (Apr. 4~6, 2019).

  • Prof. Lee attended the 2nd KIMM-KAIST Cooperative Workshop on Mechanical Technologies on Feb. 20, 2019.

  • MNIL members attended the 32nd International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems held in Coex, Seoul, Korea (Jan. 27~31, 2019).

  • Prof. Lee attended CES 2019.

  • Prof. Jungchul Lee has been appointed as a member of editorial board for International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing (IJPEM) published by the Korean Society of Precision Engineering (KSPE) for 2019.
  • Juhee Ko, Jaeseob Lee, and Taeyeong Kim joined MNIL. Welcome new members.

  • A US patent entitled “Method for manufacturing microcantilever having functional probe” has been granted on Nov. 20, 2018.

  • A US patent entitled “Microchannel resonators and method for manufacturing same” has been granted on Oct. 9, 2018.

  • Prof. Lee attended the Nanoscale and Microscale Heat Transfer VI Eurotherm seminar No 111 held in Levi, Lapland, Finland on Dec. 2-7, 2018.

  • MNIL students attended the 1st International Workshop on QTF-AFM held in SNU on Dec. 6-7, 2018.

  • Special seminars were given on Nov. 13, 2018 by Prof. Sam Kim and Prof. Simon Park who are from University of Calgary, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering.

  • Prof. Lee attended the 82nd IEC general meeting held in Busan as a convernor of IEC SC47E WG1 and an assistant secretary of IEC TC124.
  • Prof. Lee wrote an article entitled “Hollow resonators : Next generation biosensing platform” to the 2018 September issue of the magazine science21 (http://webzine21.co.kr).

  • Prof. Lee was appointed as an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at KAIST on Aug. 15, 2018.

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