YongTae (Tony) Kim

YongTae (Tony) Kim, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty, Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology (IEN)
Faculty, Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB)
Georgia Institute of Technology

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Research Faculty, Emory & Children’s Pediatric Research Center
Research Faculty, Regenerative Engineering and Medicine (REM)
Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University School of Medicine

345 Ferst Drive NW (Rm 3134), Atlanta, GA 30332

Email: ytkim@gatech.edu
Phone: 404-385-1478


  • Ph.D. Mechanical Eng., Carnegie Mellon University, 2011
  • M.S. Mechanical Eng., Seoul National University, 2001
  • B.S. Mechanical & Aerospace Eng., Seoul National University, 1999

Professional Appointments

  • 2011 – 13 Postdoctoral Associate, David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT, Cambridge, MA
  • 2003 – 07 Researcher, Digital Appliance R&D Center, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Suwon, Republic of Korea
  • 2001 – 03 Researcher, Hyundai-Kia R&D Center, KIA Motors Inc., Hwaseong, Republic of Korea 
  • 2001 Researcher, Hyundai Motor Company, Republic of Korea

Honors and Awards (Representative)

  • NIH Director's New Innovator Award, 2017
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2017
  • George W. Woodruff School Teaching Fellow, 2017
  • AHA National Scientist Development Grant, 2015
  • Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust, The CART Fund, 2015
  • Distinguished Panel Speaker, Annual Beckman Scholars and Young Investigators Symposium, 2014