Ph.D.                        University of Maryland, College Park , MD, USA                                                                 Expected Spring 2014

                                  Electrical and Computer Engineering                                                                                                       GPA: 3.90/4.0

                                  Advisor: Dr. Reza Ghodssi                                                                             


M.S.                         University of Maryland, College Park , MD, USA                                                                                      Feb 2011

                                  Electrical and Computer Engineering

                                  Research: “An Atomic Layer Deposition Passivated SAW sensor for Real Time Biofilm                                                         

                                               Growth Monitoring”

                                  Advisor: Dr. Reza Ghodssi


B.S.                           Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea                                                                                                      Feb 2007

                               Electrical Engineering, (Cum Laude & Early Graduation)                                                                  GPA: 3.72/4.3

                                  Thesis: “Biotin-Streptavidin Detection by Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Junctions                                                                  

                                           Fabricated with Surface Programmed Assembly Method”

                                  Advisor: Dr. Seunghun Hong & Dr. Young June Park


Pre. Med                University of Ulsan, Seoul, Korea                                                                                                  03/1998 – 02/2001

                                  College of Medicine                                                                                                                                GPA: 3.42/4.5


                                  (96 credits) Biology, Cell Biology, Genetics, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry,   Physiology, Anatomy, Pathology,  

                             Microbiology, Infection, Renal-Electrolytes System, Cardio Vascular System, Psychology



■ Research Experience


Graduate Research Assistant                                                                                                                                           09/2008 - Present

                  MEMS Sensors and Actuators Laboratory 

               University of Maryland, College Park, USA


Research Assistant                                                                                                                                                         02/2006 – 08/2006

                 Hybrid Nano-Device & Nano-Assembly Laboratory

               Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

                 Project: “Biotin Streptavidin Carbon Nanotube Biosensor


Research Assistant

                 Navigation Guidance and Control Laboratory                                                                                               06/2005 – 08/2005

                 Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

                 Project: “Wibro-Internet Reliability Analysis Programming”





Young Wook Kim, Agis A. Iliadis, Reza Ghodssi (2012). “An ALD Passivated Bacterial Biofilm Sensor Using Inverted Surface Acoustic Wave”. US Patent Application, Nov. 2012


Young Wook Kim, Hadar Ben-Yoav, Hsuan Chen Wu, William E. Bentley, Reza Ghodssi (2012). “An Enhanced Superpositioned Bioelectric Effects for Biofilm Treatment”. US Provisional Patent 61/654,183, June 2012




Young Wook Kim