Integrated Bio-Micro/Nanotechnology

Principal Investigator

Keekyoung Kim

Dr. Keekyoung Kim
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering Program, School of Engineering (Okanagan Campus)

Biomedical Engineering Program (Vancouver Campus)

The University of British Columbia

1137 Alumni Ave., SOE EME 4263

Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7, Canada

Email: at

Phone: 250-807-8040

    Reseach and Academic Experience:
    Assistant Professor, UBC Okanagan, (2013-Present)
    Postdoc Researcher, Pennsylavania State Unversity (2012-2013)
    Researcher Associate, Harvard Medical School and Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering (2010-2012)
    Postdoc Scholar, Stanford University Mechanical Engineering and School of Medicine (2009-2010)

    Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto (2004-2008)
    M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Calgary (2002-2004)
    B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering, Kyung Hee University, South Korea (1988-1994)

    Industrial Experience:
    Mechanical Engineer, Korea Aerospace Industries, Ltd. (1996-2001)
    Mechanical Engineer, Ssang Yong Motor Company (1994-1995)

Honors and Scholarships:
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellowship (2010 – 2012)
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Postgraduate Scholarship (2005 – 2008)
University of Toronto Top-up Award (2005 – 2008)
Ontario Graduate Scholarship (Awarded but declined) (2005)
University of Toronto Graduate Research Scholarship (2004 – 2008)
University of Toronto Doctoral Open Fellowship (2004 – 2005)
Korean Honor Scholarship (2004)
Alberta Graduate Student Scholarship (2004)
University of Calgary Graduate Travel Award (2003)
University of Calgary Graduate Research Scholarship (2002 – 2004)