Prof. Sohee Kim

Prof.Sohee Kim's research focuses are the development of 2D and 3D flexible neural interfaces including brain interfaces, peripheral nerve interfaces, retina interfaces; polymer-based microfabrication technologies for soft bio-MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical system); and electrophysiology tools for zebrafish


Dr.-Ing. (Ph.D.) in Mechatronics, University of Saarland, Saarbruecken, Germany (2005)

M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, KAIST (2000)

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, KAIST (1998)

Research Field

Neural interface and brain interface, Artificial retina, Soft BioMEMS, Stretchable electronics, Electrophysiology for zebrafish (& other small animals)


Professor, Department of Robotics Engineering, DGIST (2019-present)
Associate Professor, Department of Robotics Engineering, DGIST (2015-2019)
Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Medical System Engineering & School of Mechatronics, GIST (2009-2015)


Selected publications

Hyunmin Moon, Byungwook Park, Daun Hong, Ki-Su Park, Sanghoon Lee, Sohee Kim, "3D-structured soft bioelectronic devices with crack-free metal patterns", Sensors and Actuators: B. Chemical 343, 130123,Sep. 2021.

Yoo Na Kang, Namsun Chou, Jae-Won Jang, Han Kyoung Choe, Sohee Kim, "A 3D flexible neural interface based on a microfluidic interconnection cable capable of chemical delivery", Microsystems & Nanoengineering 7, 66, Aug. 2021.

Namsun Chou, Hyunmin Moon, Jinhee Park, Sohee Kim, "Interfacial and surface analysis of parylene C-modified PDMS substrates for soft bioelectronics," Progress in Organic Coatings 157, 106309, Aug. 2021.

Kyeong Yeon Lee, Hyunmin Moon, Boil Kim, Yoo Na Kang, Jae‐Won Jang, Han Kyoung Choe, and Sohee Kim, "Development of a Polydimethylsiloxane‐Based Electrode Array for Electrocorticography," Advanced Materials Interfaces, Vol.7, Issue 24, 2001152, Dec. 2020.

Kwang-Eon Choi, VuThi QueAnh, Hee Won Seo, Namju Kim, Sohee Kim, and Seong‑Woo Kim, "Ab-interno surgical technique for the implantation of a wireless subretinal prosthesis in mini-pigs," Scientific Reports, 10, 18507, Oct. 2020.

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