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Youngjae Chun, PhD

 

Associate Professor

Industrial Engineering Department

Bioengineering Department

Swanson School of Engineering

University of Pittsburgh

McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Clinical and Translational Science Institute

 

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: 1034 Benedum Hall

3700 O'Hara Street

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Phone: (412) 624-1193

Email: yjchun@pitt.edu

 

http://www.mirm.pitt.edu/our-people/faculty-staff-bios/youngjae-chun-phd/

 

http://www.engineering.pitt.edu/People/Faculty/Industrial/Primary/Chun,-Young-Jae/

 

 

 

 

 

Current PhD Students  

 

Yanfei Chen

 

PhD Student

Industrial Engineering Department

Swanson School of Engineering

 

Research Interests: Biomedical Transducers, Finite Element Analysis, MEMS, Medical Devices

Moataz Elsisy

 

PhD Student

Industrial Engineering Department

Swanson School of Engineering

 

Research Interests: Endovascular Devices, Advanced Manufacturing, Medical Devices

 

Current Undergraduate Students  

 

James Kern

 

Undergraduate Student Researcher

Bioengineering Department

Swanson School of Engineering

 

Research Interests: Mechanical Prosthetic Tongue

Joseph Sukinik

 

Undergraduate Student Researcher

Bioengineering Department

Swanson School of Engineering

 

Research Interests: Neurovascular Devices, Medical Device Testing

Venice T. Pascual

 

Undergraduate Student Researcher

Industrial Engineering Department

Swanson School of Engineering

 

Research Interests: Sensor Embedded Medical Devices

 

Jack T. Hastings

 

Undergraduate Student Researcher

Bioengineering Department

Swanson School of Engineering

 

Research Interests: Balloon based Prosthetic Devices

 

Lacey M. Kostishack

 

Undergraduate Student Researcher

Bioengineering Department

Swanson School of Engineering

 

Research Interests: Finite Element Modeling, Fetal Shunts

 

Tongue Prosthetic Assist Device Research Group

  

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

 

 

   
Alumini

 

Mahdis Shayan

 

PhD Student

Industrial Engineering Department

Swanson School of Engineering

 

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

Gabrielle Salazar

Undergraduate Student Researcher

Bioengineering Department

Swanson School of Engineering

 

Research Interests: Prosthetics, Biomaterials, Biomechanics

Claire Cho

 

Undergraduate Student Researcher

General Biology

College of Arts and Sciences

Cornell University

 

Research Interests: Medical Devices for Pediatric Patients

Daniel Allison

Undergraduate Student Researcher

Industrial Department

Swanson School of Engineering

Antonina Priscilla Maxey

Undergraduate Student Researcher

Bioengineering Department

Swanson School of Engineering

 

 

Updated Feb. 27 2018