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Kyung A Kang, PhD

Professor and Graduate Program Director of Chemical Engineering

 


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Kyung A. Kang, PhD

Ernst Hall 312 (Office)
Ernst Hall 303  A&B( Lab)
(502) 852 2094 (Phone)
(502) 852 6355 (Fax)
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EDUCATION:

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

 

EXPERIENCES:

  • July, 2005 – Present:
    Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Chemical Engineering,University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
  • August, 2000 – June 2005:  
    Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering,University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Aug. 1994 – July 2000:
    Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering,  University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), Baltimore, Maryland
  • Sep. 1996 - December 1998:
      Visiting Scientist, Dermatology Department, Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Feb. 1994 - Aug. 1994:
     Visiting Professor, Bioengineering Program/Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), Baltimore, Maryland

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

  • The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
  • International Society on Oxygen Transport to Tissue (ISOTT)
  • The Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA)
  • The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • The American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
  • Sigma Xi
  • TAU  BETA PI

 

 SELECTED AWARDS AND HONORS:

  • Faculty Award for Innovation in Biotechnology, “NanoPPET: Molecular Beacon-like, Fluorophore-Nanometal Particle Complex.” Research!Louisville 2008, October 20 – 24, 2008.
  • Faculty Award for Innovation in Biotechnology, the Second Place, “Nano-Particles for Seamless, Breast Cancer Detection and Hyperthermic Treatment” Research!Louisville 2005, October 31 – November 4, 2005.
  • Louisville Ambassador Award - Louisville Convention and Bureau – November 2004.
  • Faculty Award for Innovation in Biotechnology, First Place, "NANO MEETS CARDIOLOGY: Novel Nanogold Particle Enhances Fluorescence Up to Ten Times!" November 8-12, 2004
  • U of L Community Service Award - University of Louisville, April 29, 2004
  • Faculty Award for Innovation in Biotechnology, Third Place, “Clean and Non-Invasive Diagnosis using Light: Bio-Optics for Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease Diagnosis,” Research!Louisville 2001, Nov. 1, 2001
  • University Scholar Award – University of Louisville, March 22, 2001
  • Honor Society Membership: Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi 
  • 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.
  • MELVIN H. KNISLEY AWARD [Annual Young Researcher's Award - International Society of Oxygen Transport to Tissue (ISOTT) (1988)

                                                             


 

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