People

PI: Aram Chung, Ph.D.

Dr. Aram Chung is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he directs the Bio-Optofluidics lab. He received his M.S. (2009) and Ph.D. (2011) in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and a B.S. (2006) with honors in Mechanical Engineering from Seoul National University (SNU). He then conducted postdoctoral studies (2011-2013) in Bioengineering at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Among other honors and recognitions, he was awarded the 2017 KSEA Young Investigator Grant (YIG) Award, the 2016 Class of 1951 Outstanding Teaching Development Award, the 2013 UCLA Chancellor's Award for Postdoctoral Research, the Grand and the 1st Poster Prizes at ASME-IMECE in 2010 and 2009, the Silver Prize from the 2008 Samsung Human-Tech Thesis Contest, and the Best Poster Award at the CNF 30th Anniversary Symposium. He is also a recipient of the McMullen fellowship from Cornell University.

phd students

Kevin Paulsen
Focus: Optofluidic manufacturing
Email: paulsk2 at rpi dot edu

Yanxiang Deng
Focus: High-throughput single cell analysis
Email: dengy4 at rpi dot edu

Wenyang "Yang Yang" Jing
Focus: High-throughput single-cell analysis
Email: jingw at rpi dot edu

Openings are available for dedicated Ph.D. students, undergraduate students and postdoctoral scholars interested in microengineered fluids for biology and optics (See the Positions section for more details).

MS students

Michael Cintron

Scott Merrullo

Brad Johnson

Openings are available for dedicated Ph.D. students, undergraduate students and postdoctoral scholars interested in microengineered fluids for biology and optics (See the Positions section for more details).

Postdocs

An immediate position availalbe! (See the Positions section for more details).

Undergraduate students

Jiaying Yu

Andrea Currie

 

Dana Stevens

Frank Charbonier

Jessica Mastropietro

Openings are available for dedicated Ph.D. students, undergraduate students and postdoctoral scholars interested in microengineered fluids for biology and optics (See the Positions section for more details).

 

Alum

Name
Role
Year
Current Position
Ekram Karim
Undergraduate
2013-2014
RPI ME
Kristen Young
HS
Summer 2014
MIT ME/NE
Jing Xiao
M.Eng.
2014
QuEST Global
Brendan Jablonski
Undergraduate
2015
Thoratec
Zhenlong Wu
Visiting/Postdoc
2014-2015
Assit Prof. at Beihang University, China
Will Chang
Undergraduate
2015
RPI AE
Bum-Joon Jung
Undergraduate/M.Eng
2013-2016
KAIST Nano Sci. & Tech
Mengqian Gao
Undergraduate
2015--2016
AKF Group
Markus Ricardo
Undergraduate
2015--2016
RPI ME Under
Hannah Eckstein
HS
Summer 2016
-
Vincent Ahn
Undergraduate
Summer 2016
Purdue EE