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Youngjae Chun, PhD

 

Assistant Professor

Industrial Engineering Department

Bioengineering Department

Swanson School of Engineering

University of Pittsburgh

 

Youngjae Chun obtained his B.S. from Inha University (South Korea) in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.  He obtained his Masters at Inha University and UCLA with a specialization in Manufacturing and MEMS technology.  He obtained his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at UCLA in June, 2009 working on  the development of biomedical devices to treat vascular diseases using smart artificial materials through minimally invasive surgery.  He worked as a Postdoctoral researcher in UCLA's Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department's Active Materials Laboratory.  He was a recipient of the 2010 Chancellor's Award for Postdoctoral Research.

 

Office: 1041 Benedum Hall

3700 O'Hara Street

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Phone: (412) 624-1193

Email: yjchun@pitt.edu

 

 

 

Current PhD Students

Mahdis Shayan

 

PhD Student

Industrial Engineering Department

Swanson School of Engineering

Research Interests: Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Medical Devices, Microfabrication, Hemocompatibility

 

Yanfei Chen

 

PhD Student

Industrial Engineering Department

Swanson School of Engineering

Research Interests: Biomedical Transducers, Body Implants, MEMS, Medical Devices

 

Tongue Prosthetic Assist Device Research Group

  

Research Webpage Link: http://www.itapd.org/home.html

 

 

Current Undergraduate Researchers  
 

Daniel Allison

Undergraduate Researcher

Industrial Department

Swanson School of Engineering

Research Interests: Prosthetics, Biomaterials

 

 

Antonina Priscilla Maxey

Undergraduate Researcher

Bioengineering Department

Swanson School of Engineering

Research Interests: Medical Devices for Pediatric Patients, Biomechanics

 

 
  • Mattew J. Ubinger, Dept. of Industrial Engineering
  • Zachary Margolies, Dept. of Industrial Engineering
  • William Urbiztondo, Dept. of Industrial Engineering
  • Sean Kurtz, Dept. of Industrial Engineering

 

   
Past Students

Gabrielle Salazar

Undergraduate Researcher

Bioengineering Department

Swanson School of Engineering

Research Interests: Prosthetics, Biomaterials, Biomechanics

 

 

Claire Cho

 

Undergraduate Researcher

General Biology

College of Arts and Sciences

Cornell University

Research Interests: Medical Devices for Pediatric Patients

 

Updated Oct. 10 2014