Director of Microfluidics


Email:dongshin @
Office: Abelson-Bass-Yalem 209
Dept. of Physics, MS 057
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454, USA
Phone (Lab): (781) 736-2885
Website:Personal Webpage

Dongshin Kim

Research Interests

• Micro- and Nanotechnology in Biology
• Lab-on-a-chip (BioMEMS)
• Microfluidics
• Tissue Engineering
• Biomimetics
• Bio-Instrumentation
• Robotics


1) D. Kim, E. Monaco, A. Maki, A. Lima, H-J Kong, W.L. Hurley and M. B. Wheeler, Morphologic and transcriptomic comparison of adipose- and bone-marrow-derived porcine stem cells cultured in alginate hydrogels Cell and Tissue Research (2010), 341(3), 359–370 (IF:2.308)

2) Dongshin Kim, Mary A. Lokuta, Anna Huttenlocher and David J. Beebe, Selective and tunable gradient generator for cell culture and chemotaxis study Lab Chip (2009), 9, 1797 – 1800 (Cited 10 times, IF: 6.306)

3) Dongshin Kim and David J. Beebe, Interfacial Formation of Porous Membranes with Poly(ethylene glycol) in a Microfluidic Environment Journal of Applied Polymer Science (2008),110(3), 1581-1589 (IF: 1.203)

4) Dongshin Kim and David J. Beebe, Hydrogel-based reconfigurable components for microfluidic devices* Lab Chip (2007), 7, 193–198 *This article was highlighted in Chemical Technology and was ranked the top four the most accessed article of the Lab on a Chip in February 2007. (Cited 24 times, IF: 6.306)

5) Dongshin Kim* and David J. Beebe, A bi-polymer micro one-way valve Sensors and Actuators: A. Physical (2007), 136, 426–433 *Corresponding author. (Cited 6 times, IF: 1.674)

6) Swomitra K. Mohanty, Dongshin Kim and David J. Beebe, Do It Yourself Microelectrophoresis Chips with Integrated Sample Recovery Electrophoresis (2006), 19, 3772 –8 (Cited 3 times, IF: 3.077)

7) Dongshin Kim, Naomi C. Chesler and David J. Beebe, A method for dynamic system characterization using hydraulic series resistance Lab Chip (2006), 6, 639 – 644 (Cited 15 times, IF: 6.306)

8) Narayan Sundararajan*, Dongshin Kim* and Andrew A. Berlin, Microfluidic operations using deformable polymer membranes fabricated by single layer soft lithography Lab Chip (2005), 5, 350 – 354 *These authors contributed equally. (Cited 13 times, IF: 6.306)

9) Dongshin Kim, M.E. Tyler and David. J. Beebe, Development of a Tongue-Operated Switch Array as an Alternative Input Device International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction (2005), 18(1), 19-38. (Cited 1 time, IF: 0.587)

10) Moorthy J., G.A. Mensing, D. Kim, S.K. Mohanty, D.T. Eddington, W.H. Tepp, E.A. Johnson and D. J. Beebe, Microfluidic Tectonics Platform: A Colorimetric, Disposable Botulinum Toxin ELISA System Electrophoresis (2004), 25, 1705 –1713. (Cited 48 times, IF: 3.077)