Principal Investigator

Jiyoung Chang  Google Scholar

Professional Position

  • Associate Professor (2021. July ~ ) Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah, Salt lake city, USA
  • Assistant Professor (2015 - 2021) Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah, Salt lake city, USA

Education and training

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (2013-2015)  Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
  • Postdoctoral Scholar (2012-13)  School of Dentistry, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
  • Ph.D. (2012)  Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
  • M.S. (2007)   Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
  • B.S.  (2005)   Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

Awards and Scholarship

  • Young Engineer & Scientist Award, Korean Society of Precision Engineering (KSPE), 2016
  • Best Paper awards, Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center (BSAC) Research Review  2012
  • Graduate student scholarship, IEEE-CPMT, Awards for Academic Excellence       2011
  • Yonsei scholarship for academic excellence, Yonsei study-Abroad Foundation    2010
  • Irving and Lucile Smith Scholarship for Academic Excellence, UC Berkeley  2009~10

Graduate Students



Noori Na, Ph.D student, Joined in Fall 2019

  • Research Interest: Groundless electrospinning
  • Hobby: Cooking, Watching movie



Undergraduate Students

John Hyunho Chae (Junior) 2023 -UROP Fall 2023

Tanner Burton (Junior) 2023

Wearable NEMS lab Alumni

Yeonsu Kim (Senior) 2023- UROP Summer 2023

Jeewon Kim (Senior), UROP(Summer2023)

Dr. Taegon Kim, Korea Institute of Technology (KITECH) (Aug 2022- Aug2023)

Abiral Regmi, Ph.D. 2023, Process engineer/researcher, Texas Intrument, Dallas

Dongwoon Shin, Ph.D 2021, Senior Researcher, Korea Institute of Machinery, South Korea

Jonghyun Kim, Ph.D. 2020, Assistant professor, Mechanical engineering, Keimyung University, South Korea

Tanner Andrews, UROP student, 2019 Spring

Taylor Thorpe, Undergraduate researcher, 2017

Jun Yan(Jimmy) He, Undergraduate researcher, 2017

Kenton Young, Undergraduate researcher 2016-2017

Seul-Ye Park, Undergraduate researcher, 2016, Currently at Goldman-Sach in SLC

Yoon-young Choi, Research staff, 2016 November

Kyle Woods, Undergraduate researcher 2016-2017

Dallan Child, Undergraduate researcher 2016-2017

Zach Lauritzen, Undergraduate researcher, 2020 Spring


Group photo

ASME IMECE in Salt Lake City, Nov 2019


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