Jae-Hyun Chung

Jae-Hyun Chung Associate Professor
  MEB 303
  NanoManufacturing Laboratory


  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, 2004
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, 1997
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, 1995


Jae-Hyun Chung is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of Washington. Dr. Chung earned his Ph.D. in 2004 from Northwestern University in the field of electric field guided assembly of molecules. His research interests include mircro/nanoscale manufacturing, wearable sensors, and molecular assembly. Dr. Chung has authored 55 peer reviewed publications and has invented 8 US and international patents pending and awarded.

Honors and awards

  • NSF CAREER Award
  • McMinn Endowed Professorship
  • Samsung Electronics Humantech Thesis Award

Select publications

  1. S. Inoue, H.-B. Lee, A.L. Becker, K.M. Weigel, J.-H. Kim, K.-H. Lee, G.A. Cangelosi and J.-H. Chung, Dielectrophoretic characterization of antibiotic-treated Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex cells, Analytical Bioanalytical Chemistry, 407(25), 7673, 2015.
  2. J.H. Kim, M. Hiraiwa, H.B. Lee, K.H. Lee, G. A. Cangelosi and J.H. Chung, “Electrolyte-free Amperometric Immunosensor using a Dendritic Nanotip”, RSC Advances, 3, 4281~4287, 2013.
  3. J.-H. Kim, W.-H. Yeo, Z. Shu, S. Soelberg, S. Inoue, D. Kalyanasundaram, J. Ludwig, C. Furlong, J. Riley, K. Weigel, G. A. Cangelosi, K. Oh, K.-H. Lee, D. Gao, and J.-H. Chung, “Immunosensor towards Low-Cost, Rapid Screening of Tuberculosis”, Lab on a chip, 12 (8), 1437~1440, 2012.
  4. W. H. Yeo, J. H. Chung, Y. Liu, and K. H. Lee, “Size specific concentration of DNA to a nanostructured tip using dielectrophoresis and capillary action”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 113(31), 10849~10858, 2009.
  5. K. Oh, J. H. Chung, J. J. Riley, Y. Liu, and W. K. Liu, “Fluid Flow-Assisted Dielectrophoretic Assembly of Nanowires”, Langmuir, 23, 11932-11940, 2007.