Minkyu Kim

Assistant Professor
Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty

External Website: http://kim.lab.arizona.edu/


PhD, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, 2011
MS, Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, 2006
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Kyung Hee University (Korea), 2004

    Research Interests

    • Biopolymers
    • Biomolecular engineering
    • Molecular self-assembly
    • Polymer networks and gels
    • Biomaterials
    • Antimicrobial-resistance diseases
    • Atherosclerosis ring


    Minkyu Kim's research interests are in the areas of biopolymers and biomaterials for advanced national defense and healthcare. He is currently working to develop functional biopolymer materials for the treatment of antimicrobial-resistance diseases and atherosclerosis.

    Kim is a member ofthe UA BIO5 Institute. He is also a member of both the Materials Research Society and the Biomedical Engineering Society.

    University of Arizona College of Engineering
    Department of Biomedical Engineering 1127 E James E. Rogers Way P.O. Box 210020 Tucson, AZ 85721-0020