Dr. Tae-Youl Choi, research professor in the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, was awarded $221,000 from the Korean Institute of Advancement of Technology for his research entitled “Carbon Nanostructure-Based Transparent Conducting Film for Electronics and Energy Applications". This award not only indicates the success of MEE researchers but also contributes to the collective, department-wide emergence as a research department and as a major research university.
Dr. Choi’s primary career research focus includes biological energy transport during ultrafast laser irradiation and stress generation mechanisms in biological tissue; explosive phase changes in micro/nano scales; femtosecond laser spectroscopy and ultrafast microscopy; micropipette biological sensors for laser-cell interaction studies; and nano manufacturing using focused ion beam lithography.
Dr. Choi received a B.A. and M.S. in mechanical engineering from Seoul National University and a Ph.D. from U.C. Berkeley, and he has published approximately 20 journal papers in his career.