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Research Engineer at Oxford Nanoimaging, UK

PhD. BME, 2020

What is your current job?

As a Research Engineer at Oxford Nanoimaging, UK, I am at the cusp of cutting edge research in translating superresolution microscopy into clinical diagnostics with the help of microfluidics tools.

What makes you good at your job?

The drive to develop affordable diagnostics and advance tools for discovery has helped me throughout my career.

Why did you choose UNIST BME/HFE?

While choosing a University it is important to be mindful of three things, able mentorship, past successes, and Infrastructure. Prof. Cho’s lab ticked all the above boxes. Her unique industry experience in Samsung encouraged everyone to apply real-world problem solving to their day-to-day activities.

What do you like most about UNIST BME/HFE and why?

UNIST BME provides a thought-provoking and distractions free environment in addition to global connectivity and state of the art infrastructure.  Young and vibrant faculty who raise the standard of intellectual curiosity is a bonus.

What have you enjoyed the most during your stay at UNIST

The campus was truly global with world-class research facilities and international faculty. I was fortunate enough to make friends with many locals students who introduced me to Korean culture, tradition and art. The serine location of the campus allowed for frequent exercise and relaxation.

What were the most important things that you learned atUNIST BME/HFE that make you a success in your career?

The skillset to independently think and work with integrity.

What is your ultimate career goal?

My ultimate career goal is to develop products that will be at every home monitoring health, paving the way to the transition from healthcare to self-care.