Syntheses and Study of Tailored Organometallic, Inorganic and Polymeric Precursors for Sol-Gel Processing, Charged Liquid Cluster Beam Deposition and Chemical Vapor Deposition
Investigation of Methods for Controlled Fabrication of Thin Films, Nanofibers, and Nanoparticles Using Charged Liquid Cluster Beams of Precursor Solutions
Investigation of Novel Approaches to Fabricating Micro and Nanoscale Structures for Development of New Devices and Material Systems for Controlled Release, Lighting, Display, Solar Cells, Photosensors, and Power Storage
Development of Methods for Fabricating Uniform Micro and Nano Spheres and Capsules of Biodegradable and Biocompatible Materials for Advanced Drug Delivery and Cell-Based Therapy
Development of High Power Electronic Devices Based on III-V Nitride Semiconductors Using Plasma Assisted Molecular Beam Epitaxy and Selective Area Growth Technology
Optoelectronics and Microelectronics
Quantum Nanoelectronics and Nanophotonics
Selected Articles in Journals
Fawad Ismail, Palash Sarker, Mohamed Mohamed, Kyekyoon (Kevin) Kim, Umberto Ravaioli, "Moving mesh adaptation for Si and GaN-based power device simulation," Journal of Computational Electronics, DOI: 10.1007/s10825-018-1218-5, July 2018
Benjamin Lew, In-Yong Kim, Hyungsoo Choi, Kyekyoon(Kevin) Kim,â€Sustained exenatide delivery via intracapsular microspheres for improved survival and function of microencapsulated porcine islets,â€ Drug Delivery and Translational Research (2018) 8:857-862; https://doi.org/10.1007/s13346-018-0484-x.
In-Yong Kim, Hyungsoo Choi, Kyekyoon (Kevin) Kim, "Improved survival of anchorage-dependent cells in core-shell hydrogel microcapsules via co-encapsulation with cell-friendly microspheres," Journal of Microencapsulation, 34(1): 57-62 (2017)
Il-Doo Kim, Elizabeth Sawicki, Hye-Kyung Lee, Eun-Hwa Lee, Heon Joo Park, Pyung-Lim Han, Kyekyoon (Kevin) Kim, Hyungsoo Choi, Ja-Kyeong Lee, "Robust neuroprotective effects of intranasally delivered iNOS siRNA encapsulated in gelatin nanoparticles in the postischemic brain," Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine 12 (2016) 1219-1229.
In-Yong Kim, Elizabeth Joachim, Hyungsoo Choi, Kyekyoon (Kevin) Kim, "Toxicity of silica nanoparticles depends on size, dose, and cell type," Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine. (2015) DOI: 10.1016/j.nano.2015.03.004, NANO-01098; No of Pages 10.
Liang Pang, Kyekyoon (Kevin) Kim, "Improvement of Ohmic contacts to n-type GaN using a Ti/Al multi-layered contact scheme," Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, Volume 29, January 2015, Pages 90–94.
Elizabeth Joachim, Il-Doo Kim, Yinchuan Jin, Kyekyoon (Kevin) Kim, Ja-Kyeong Lee and Hyungsoo Choi,"Gelatin nanoparticles enhance the neuroprotective effects of intranasally administered osteopontin in rat ischemic
stroke model,"Drug Deliv. and Transl. Res. (2014) 4:395â€“399; DOI 10.1007/s13346-014-0208-9
Gulsim Kulsharova, Matthew Lee, Felice Cheng, Munima Haque, Hyungsoo Choi, Kyekyoon Kim, William D. O'Brien, Jr, and G. Logan Liu, "In vitro and in vivo imaging of peptide-encapsulated polymer nanoparticles for cancer biomarker activated drug delivery," IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience 12(2013)304-310.
Philip Edward Heil, Hyunmin Kang, Hyungsoo Choi, and Kyekyoon(Kevin) Kim,"Effects of controlled surface treatment on titanium dioxide electrode nanostructure for dye-sensitized solar cells,” Appl. Phys. A 112(2013) 371-380.
Liang Pang, H.-C. Seo, K. Kim,"Transfer printing of flexible hybrid inductor-capacitor filters via pre-etched silicon-on-insulator mother wafer, "Appl. Phys. Lett., 101, 063113 (2012).
In-Yong Kim, P.L.Pusey,Y. Zhao, S.S. Korban, H. Choi, K. Kim,"Controlled release of Pantoea agglomerans E325 for biocontrol of fire blight disease of apple," J. Controlled Release,161(2012) 109-115; doi:10.1016/j.j conrel.2012.03.028 (2012).
Service on University Committees
Director, Thin Film (previously, Fusion Technology) and Charged Particle Research Lab - 1980 to present
Service on College Committees
External Affairs Subcommittee
Service to Federal and State Government
National Science Foundation Advisory Committee, Electrical and Communications Division, 1991-1993
ECE Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award, 2004.
Nominated for the ECE Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award, 1999
Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), 2017
US Chair, 1st US-Korea Frontier Energy Forum, Mar 5-6, Seoul, Korea, 2015
Arnold O. Beckman Research Award, University of Illinois, December 2011.
Outstanding Poster Presentation Award, Controlled Release Society Annual Meeting, 2005
Arnold O. Beckman Research Award, University of Illinois, December 2005.
ECE Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Illinois, 2004
Outstanding Consumer & Diversified Product Paper Award, Controlled Release Society Annual Meeting, 2004.
Outstanding Poster Presentation Award, Controlled Release Society Annual Meeting, 2003
Overseas Member, National Academy of Engineering, Korea, 2002