George Mason University
Dr. Pilgyu Kang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the George Mason University. He conducted postdoctoral research in the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 2014-2017. He obtained his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University in 2014. He earned a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2009 from Carnegie Mellon University. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Electrical Engineering at Seoul National University in 2007. He has been investigating mechanics and nanomanufacturing of atomically-thin materials for flexible optoelectronic devices and integrated Nano-Bio sensors. His work has been recognized through two journal front covers and the reception of awards including the ASME Paper Award in the Micro/Nano Forum in IMECE 2016, the Postdoctoral Presentation Award in the 5th Annual MRL Biological Conference Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory UIUC, and the Chemistry and Micro-Nano Systems Young Researcher Poster Award in the 17th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS 2013).
Nano bio sensors