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Kyung A. Kang, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemical EngineeringKang,Kyung

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EDUCATION:

B.S. - Food Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea - 1976
M.S. - Biomedical Engineering, Louisiana Tech University - 1984
M.E. - Mechanical Engineering, Cal Poly State University - 1986
Ph.D. - Chemical Engineering, University of California at Davis - 1991

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • MELVIN H. KNISLEY AWARD [Annual Young Researcher's Award - International Society of Oxygen Transport to Tissue (ISOTT); 1988].
  • The Most Outstanding Research Paper Published in 1997 - Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology - May 31, 1998.
  • Tau Beta Pi National Honor Society Member since 1986.
  • Sigma Xi National Honor Society Member since 1996.
  • The Most Outstanding Research Paper Published in 1997 - for the paper, "Feasibility Study of a Single and Multiple Source NIR Phase Modulation Device for Biological System Characterization" Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology - May 31, 1998.
  • NSF CAREER Award recipient, 1998.
  • University Scholar Award – University of Louisville, March 22, 2001 to present
  • Faculty Award for Innovation in Biotechnology, First Place, “NANO MEETS CARDIOLOGY: Novel Nanogold Particle Enhances Fluorescence Up to Ten Times!” Research! Louisville 2004, November 8 – 12, 2004.

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

  • The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
  • International Society on Oxygen Transport to Tissue (ISOTT)
    • Executive Committee Member (1995 – 1997; 2004-2007)
    • President Elect (2006)
  • The Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA): multiple offices including
    • Group K Representative: Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Communication Engineering (2001-2004)
    • Technical Conference Committee (2004 – 2005)
  • The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • The American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) - Student Chapter Advisor (2005 – present)
  • Sigma Xi – Louisville Chapter Membership Committee Chair (2003 – Present)

PRINCIPAL PUBLICATIONS:

  • Korah, L.K. and Kang, K.A., “Preliminary Study for the Protein C Purification Using Mini-Antibodies Produced from Recombinant E.Coli,” Oxygen Transport To Tissue XXV (Thorniley, Harrison, and James, eds.), p. 171-176, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2003.
  • Tang, L. and Kang, K.A., “Sensing Performance Improvement of a Protein C Immunosensor by Sample Circulation,” Oxygen Transport To Tissue XXV (Thorniley, Harrison, and James, eds.), p. 177-182, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2003.
  • Tang L., Kwon, H.J. and, Kang, K.A., “Theoretical and Experimental Analysis of Analyte Transport in a Fiber-Optic, Protein C Immuno-biosensor,” Biotechnology and Bioengineering. Vol. 88(7), p. 869-879, 2004.
  • Jin, H., and Kang, K.A., “Fluorescent mediated detection of heterogeneity in a highly scattering media,” Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 566, p.167-172, 2005.
  • Tang, L. and Kang, K.A., “Fiber Optic Biosensing System Development for Simultaneous Multi-Anticoagulant Deficiency Diagnosis and MEMS Application,” Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 566, p. 303-310, 2005.
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