Honors & Awards


  1. K. Hwang, Winners of the Global Leadership Awards, KAIST Student Awards, 2020

  2. K. Hwang, Minister's Award of Ministry of SMEs and Startups, K-Startup Grand Challenge 2019

  3. K. Kim, a Bronze Prize, “Biologically Inspired Ultrathin Arrayed Camera”, 15th Samsung electro-mechanics paper award, 2019

  4. K.-H. Jeong, Biochip Journal Academic Award, Biochip Conference Fall, Jeju, Korea, 2019

  5. B. -H. Kang, Best Poster Award, "Development of Nanoplasmonic PCR Chip with Vacuum-driven Microfluidics", Biochip Conference Fall, Jeju, Korea, 2019

  6. K. Hwang, Young Investigator Award, "Confocal endomicroscopic system using fiber-optic harmonograph for real time in vivo imaging", Annual Biophotonics Conference (ABC) 2019, Suwon, Korea, 2019 

  7. K. Kim, Best Student Poster Award, “Ultrathin digital camera for high-contrast NIR imaging”, OMN 2019, Daejeon, Korea, 2019

  8. Byoung-Hoon Kang, Student Travel Award & MDPI SENSORS Poster Award, "Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy based Ultrafast DNA Assays Using Photothermal PCR Chip with Plasmonic Nanopillar Arrays", MicroTAS 2018, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2018

  9. Byoung-Hoon Kang, Best Poster Award, "Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy based Photothermal qPCR using Plasmonic Nanopillar Arrays", Biochip Conference Fall, Jeju, Korea, 2018  

  10. Eunsil Yu, Student Poster Award, "Educational Nanobio Kit for Nanobiophotonic Experiment at College Level : A Low Cost and Simple Plasmonic Paper Strip", ABC, Gwangju, Korea, 2018

  11. Charles Soon Hong Hwang, Best Oral Presentation Award, "Ag-Au alloyed nanoislands for wafer-level ultrathin subtractive plasmonic color filter arrays", KMEMS, Jeju, Korea, 2018

  12. Yeong-Hyeon Seo, Best Paper Award Poster Session, "Design of High Definition, High Frame Rate Electrostatic Lissajous MEMS Mirror ", KMEMS, Jeju, Korea, 2018 

  13. Young-Seuk Kim, Best Poster Award, "A Miniaturized Lissajous Fiber-Scaning Microscope for Two-Photon Fluorescence Imaging of Mouse Liver Tissue", ABC, Incheon, Korea, 2017

  14. Myeong-Su Ahn, Outstanding Poster Award,"Angle-sensitive Plasmonic Filter with Selective Attenuation of SPP Resonances from Nanohole Arrays", SPP8, Taipei, Taiwan, 2017

  15. Myeong-Su Ahn, Best Oral Presentation Award, "Angle-sensitive Plasmonic Tunable Filter with Attenuation of High-order Resonances", KMEMS, Jeju, Korea, 2017

  16. Sang-In Bae, Best Paper Award Poster Session, "Design of Pneumatically Controlled Liquid-filled Tunable Lens for Endoscope Camera with Subwavelength Structures on Flexible Membrane", Korea MEMS (KMEMS), Jeju, Korea, 2017

  17. Yeong-Hyeon Seo, MEMS 2017 Travel Grant, “Compact OCT endomicroscopic catheter using flip-chip bonded Lissajous scanned electrothermal MEMS fiber scanner” in The 30th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2017), Las Vegas, USA, 2017

  18. Moonseong Park, Student Poster Award, "Human Tear-Based Gouty Arthritis Diagnosis Using Plasmonic Schirmer Strip", in Annual Biophotonics Conference 2016, Daejeon, 2016
  19. Chan-sol Hwang, Best Poster Award, "Optical Low Angle Pass Filter for High Resolution Robust PPG Monitor", in Optical Society of Korea, Pusan, 2016
  20. Youngseop Lee, Best Poster Award, "Plasmonic Color Filter at Visible Region based on Large Area 3D Metasurface", in Nano-imprint Molding Print Forum, Jeju, 2015
  21. Min-Hee Kang, Best Poster Award, "AuAg Alloyed Nanostructures for Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering", in the Biochip conference Fall, Hongcheon, 2015
  22. Moonseong Park, Best Oral Presentation Award, "Plasmonic Tear Assay for Measuring Uric Acid Level using Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering", in the Biochip conference Fall, Hongcheon, 2015
  23. Min-Hee KangBest paper Award, "Nanogap-rich Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering Substrates .via Repeated Solid-State Metal Dewetting", in the Biochip conference Fall 2014, Osong, Korea, 2014
  24. Jae-Jun Kim, Best Paper Award, "Batch Microfabrication of Inclined Diffractive Optical Elements using Thermoset and Thermoplastic Materials”, in the KMEMS, Jeju, Korea, 2014 
  25. Hyeon-Chul Park, Best Poster Award "Forward-Viewing Optical EndoMicroscopy with Lissajous Fiber Scanner", KMEMS, Jeju, Korea, 2014, 
  26. Young-Jae Oh, Best Paper Award "Nanotextured Surfaces with Large Area Glass Nanopillar Arrays for Highly Sensitive Biophotonic Detection", Biochip Conference (Spring) 2014, Jeju, Korea, 2014
  27. Hyukjin Jung ,Best Paper Award of 2012 in Applied Physics Letter, "Monolithic polymer microlens arrays with antireflective nanostructures" 
  28. Kyung-Won Jang,  The Best Paper Award, " Miniaturized  Parallel Plate Rotation based Stereoscopic Imaging Module", in the OSK summer annual meeting, Yeosu, Korea, 2013
  29. Jae-Jun Kim, Best Poster Presentation Award, "Bioinspired Hierarchical Structures of Firefly Lantern", KMEMS, Jeju, Korea 2013.
  30. Young-Jae Oh, Best Poster Presentation Award, "Antireflective Glass Nanopillar Arrays for Intense Fluorescence and SERS", KMEMS, Jeju, Korea 2013.
  31. Hyukjin JungNational Science and Engineering Graduate Research Scholarship awarded by The Korea Student Aid Foundation(KOSAF) (No.S2-2009-000-02135-1), 2009
  32. Hyukjin Jung ,Best Paper Award, “Self-aligned microlens and waveguide using self-writing process in photosensitive polymer resin”, OSK Photonics Conference 2008
  33. Hyukjin Jung, Best Poster Presentation Award, "High numerical aperture microlens arrays with antireflective structures using plasma induced polymer coating process", ISNIT, Wonju, Korea 2012. 
  34. Dongmin Keum, Best Poster Presentation Award, "Planar artificial compound eye combined with plasmon enhanced fluorescence photodetector", ISNIT, Wonju, Korea 2012. 
  35. Min-Hee Kang, The Best Paper Award, “Nano Contact Printing For Low Cost SERS Substrates using Metal Dewetting”, BIOCHIP Conference (Fall), Seoul, Korea 2010.
  36. Ki-Hun Jeong, The Best Teaching Award, BiS221 Biomechanics from the department of Bio and Brain Engineering at KAIST 2009
  37. Hyeon-Chul Park, The Best Paper Award, “Miniaturized Optical Scanning Module by Lens Scanning”, KMEMS 2010 and OSK Photonics Conference 2010
  38. Ki-Hun Jeong, Biomimetic Compound Eye, featured on EBS, Korean Broadcasting 2010
  39. Ki-Hun Jeong, The KBCS Honor 2009 on contribution to the Korean Biochip Society in 2009
  40. Ki-Hun Jeong, The Best Poster Award, “Nanoplasmonic Biosensing of Small Molecule Label-Free Detection”, the Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB) Annual Poster Festival on 2009
  41. Sang-Gil Park, The Best Paper Award, “Biocompatible Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering Substrate Based on Agarose hydrogel”, BIOCHIP Conference (Spring), Daejeon, Korea 2009.
  42. Ki-Hun Jeong, Biologically Inspired Artificial Compound Eye featured in Science, Nature, NY Times, BBC, Slashdot, SF Chronicle, Forbes, MSNBC and Scientific American, April 2006
  43. Ki-Hun Jeong, Cover Image in Science, Science 310 (5751), 18 November 2005, COVER Description: Confocal micrograph of an artificial compound eye produced by biologically inspired optical system synthesis. Each microlens is individually self-aligned with an artificial cone and a waveguide. [Image: K. Jeong] http://www.sciencemag.org/content/vol310/issue5751/cover.dtl
  44. Ki-Hun Jeong, Presentation Winner ( Title: Biomimetic Microfabricated Compound Eyes), Industrial Advising Board Meeting, organized by Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center at UC Berkeley, Spring 2005, http://www-bsac.eecs.berkeley.edu/iab_spring_2005/best.php
  45. Ki-Hun Jeong, Ph.D Admission Scholarship (Department of Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley), Fall 1999
  46. Ki-Hun Jeong, Korea Annual Best Paper Award in Tribology, (Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies), May 1998
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