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Principal investigator

Younghoon Lee, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering

Gachon University

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Engineering building 2 #320, 1342 Seongnamdaero, Sujeong-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do 13120, South Korea 

+82-31-750-5651

Research experience

2023 - present   

2021 - 2023       

2021 

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Gachon University.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Laboratory of Electronics, MIT. (PI: Prof. Yufeng (Kevin) Chen)

Senior Researcher, Soft Robotics Research Center, Seoul National University. (PI: Prof. Yong-Lae Park)

Education

2016 - 2021  

2014 - 2016  

2009 - 2014  

Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University. (PI: Prof. Jeong-Yun Sun)

M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Kyung Hee University. (PI: Prof. Dukhyun Choi)

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Kyung Hee University.

Honor & Awards

2021 - 2026

2019

2018 

2016 

2015 

2015 

Sejong Science Fellowship (Ministry of Science an ICT).

Best Paper Award, International Conference on Active Materials and Soft Mechatronics (AMSM).

Best Paper Award, The Polymer Society of Korea.

Outstanding Presenter Award, The Korean Vacuum Society.

Outstanding Presenter Award, International Symposium on Green Manufacturing and Applications (ISGMA).

Best Paper Presentation Award, Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Academic Activity

Korea Society of Mechanical Engineers (KSME), Micro-Nano Engineering, R&BD, Director

Korea Society of Mechanical Engineers (KSME), Materials and Fracture, Director

The Korean Institute of Electrical and Electronic Material Engineers (KIEEME), business, Director

Korean Society for Composite Materials (KSCM) Energy, environment and bio-composites, Director

2024 - present

2024 - present

2024 - present

2024 - present

Researchers

Gibeom Lee 

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Undergraduate of mechanical engineering
Gachon University

1342 Seongnamdaero, Sujeong-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do 13120, South Korea 

+82-10-8904-7617

Research interest:  Iontronics, Energy harvesting

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Donghyun Lee

Undergraduate of mechanical engineering
Gachon University

1342 Seongnamdaero, Sujeong-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do 13120, South Korea 

+82-10-3894-0989

Research interest: Micro/nano biointerface, Soft materials

Kyungtae Choi

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Undergraduate of mechanical engineering
Gachon University

1342 Seongnamdaero, Sujeong-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do 13120, South Korea 

+82-10-2271-0653

Research interest: Hydrogels, Iontronics, Energy harvesting

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Jiwon Jang

Undergraduate of mechanical engineering
Gachon University

1342 Seongnamdaero, Sujeong-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do 13120, South Korea 

+82-10-5752-9195

Research interest: Soft actuators, Energy harvesting 

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Minjun Song

Undergraduate of mechanical engineering
Gachon University

1342 Seongnamdaero, Sujeong-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do 13120, South Korea 

+82-10-2265-8749

Research interest: Attachable devices, Iontronics

Jongseok Lee

Undergraduate of mechanical engineering
Gachon University

1342 Seongnamdaero, Sujeong-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do 13120, South Korea 

+82-10-9382-3875

Research interest: Soft iontronics

Alumni

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Junhyeong Lee

Former visiting student 
June 2023 - July 2023
Current position: St.George's school

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