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

Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Yonsei University College of Medicine


  • 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, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
  • 2001 – 03 Researcher, Hyundai-Kia R&D Center, Republic of Korea 

Honors and Awards (Representative)

  • Young Investigator Award, Nano Research, 2018
  • 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