News

Updated: 04/10/2021

NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS

● Dr. Kim's tenure & promotion application has been approved! He will be a tenured associate professor starting in August 2022.
Date: April 10, 2022

● Dr. Kim received the NSF CAREER Award!
The title of this project is CAREER: Superresolution Neurochemical Probe based on Stochastic Neurotransmitter Localization.
Date: January 2022

● We received an NSF grant to work on dual-mode neural interface!
The NSF grant is led by Dr. Brian Kim as PI. 
Award title: Simultaneous high-density mapping of synaptic neurochemical transmissions and action potential in a large neural network
Date: September 1, 2021

● We will be receiving two research grants from NSF and GLA (Global Lyme Alliance)! More details about these grants will follow soon!
The NSF grant is led by Dr. Brian Kim as PI. The GLA is led by Dr. Mollie Jewett and Dr. Kim will serve as Co-PI.
Date: August 15, 2021

● Our first Ph.D. student, Kevin White, has defended his dissertation successfully! Thank you for your hard work Dr. Kevin White!
He will start his new position as a postdoc in August 2021.
Date: June 21, 2021

● We received a research grant from the CECS-COM Pilot Award! This was announced on the weekly update from COM.
This work is led by Dr. Brian Kim as PI, and Dr. Kiminobu Sugaya as Co-PI.
Article: UCF College of Medicine Weekly Update June 14
Date: June 14, 2021

● Our microcoil design paper was accepted by IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits Systems!!
Article: Choosing the Optimal Power Coils using Open-Source k-oriented Design Automation
Date: Feb 15, 2021

● Our CMOS neurochemical sensor work has been published by Nature Communication!!
Article: Quantifying neurotransmitter secretion at single vesicle resolution using high-density complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor electrode array
Date: January 19, 2021

● Our recent DURIP award was covered in UCF Today's front page!
News article: 3 UCF Researchers Receive Department of Defense Grants
Date: December 10, 2020

● We received a research grant from the DoD's Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP)! This work is led by Dr. Brian Kim as PI, and Dr. Mingjie Lin as Co-PI.
This award was announced in the following news article: Link
Award title: Massively Parallel Bio-Security and Bio-Computing Research Using In Vivo Neurotransmitters and Synaptic Transmission
Date: December 04, 2020

● Our TB diagnostic effort has won an R01 NIH grant! This is from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)! Dr. Rohde is the leading PI and Dr. Brian Kim will serve as a Co-Investigator.
Award title: Point-of-care detection of TB and NTM pathogens with Fluorescent Deoxyribozyme Sensors and 3D-printed, battery powered device.
Date: January 23, 2020

● Our 1024-ch cyclic voltammetry chip work has been accepted for publication by IEEE Sensors Journal!
Article: Parallel 1024-ch Cyclic Voltammetry on Monolithic CMOS Electrochemical Detector Array
Date: December 25, 2019

● Dr. Brian Kim and our labs work were featured in an article!
Article: Engineering Professor Advancing Brain-Machine Interface and Medical Diagnostic Technologies
Date: November 27, 2019

● We received an NIH R21 grant to support our medical diagnostic project!!! This is from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)! This 2-year project is led by Dr. Brian Kim as the PI.
Award title: Multiplexed rRT-PCR detection of Zika, dengue, and chikungunya directly from whole blood using an innovative integrated syringe
Date: June 26, 2019

● We received a GAP fund from the Research Foundation and the Office of Technology Transfer at UCF!
Award title: Multiplexed Malaria, HIV, and Ebola Detection from Whole Blood Using an Innovative Integrated Syringe
Date: May 25, 2019

● Our half-shared circuit design work has been accepted for publication by IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems!
Paper title: Analysis of Simple Half-Shared Transimpedance Amplifier for Picoampere Biosensor Measurements
Date: Jan 29, 2019

● Our automated, battery-operated sample preparation device work has been accepted for publication by Analytical Methods!
Paper title: Handheld Battery-operated Sample Preparation Device for qPCR Nucleic Acid Detections using Simple Contactless Pouring
Date: September 10, 2018

● Our single-cell electrophysiology work on SH-SY5Y cells has been accepted for publication by IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems!
Paper title: Single-Cell Recording of Vesicle Release from Human Neuroblastoma Cells using 1024-ch Monolithic CMOS Bioelectronics
Date: July 19, 2018

● Single-cell amperometry work has been selected for oral presentation by IEEE EMBC!
Paper title: On-chip Detection of Single Vesicle Release from Neuroblastoma Cells using Monolithic CMOS Bioelectronics
Date: May 10, 2018

● Our electrochemical imaging sensor with 10 kFrames/s capability is accepted for publication by IEEE Sensors Journal!
Paper title: Rapid 1024-pixel Electrochemical Imaging at 10,000 Frames per Second using Monolithic CMOS Sensor and Multifunctional Data Acquisition System
Date: May 10, 2018

● Kevin's monolithic CMOS sensor work was accepted by IEEE EMBC!
Paper title: On-chip Detection of Single Vesicle Release from Neuroblastoma Cells using Monolithic CMOS Bioelectronics
Date: April 10, 2018

● Our BMI project is funded by National Science Foundation (NSF)! This project is led by Dr. Brian Kim as the PI.
Award title: Monolithic Integration of 1000-ch Neural Interface System on a Single Silicon Die
Date: July 14, 2017

● Geoffrey's work was accepted by PLOS ONE!
Paper title: 3D Printing and Milling a Real-Time PCR Device for Infectious Disease Diagnostics
Date: May 26, 2017

● Kevin White won Travel Award for his excellent research!
Our group went to the 61st Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society meeting held at New Orleans.
Presentation title: Multifunctional High-throughput Single-cell Analysis Using Reconfigurable Amplifier
Date: Feb 11-15, 2017

● We are looking for new members to join our group!
Please go to "Opening" for more information.



CONTACT

Email: brian.kim at ucf.edu
Address: HEC-339/BSBS-450

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  • College of Engineering

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  • Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences
  • College of Medicine