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[2021.11.23] Paper published in ACS Nano

Congratulations on publishing a paper!! The following article has been published in ACS Nano.  

H. Cho, A. Shakil, A. A. Polycarpou, and S. Kim*, “Enabling Selectively Tunable Mechanical Properties of Graphene Oxide/Silk Fibroin/Cellulose Nanocrystal Bionanofilms”, ACS Nano, 2021 (In press)

[2021.06.01] Receive a NRF research grant [ Basic Research Laboratory (BRL) ]

NAML receives a three-years (2021.06-2024.02) research grant from National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) [기초연구실 지원 사업 (BRL)]. Participating Professors are Sangmin Lee (head of a group), Sunghan Kim, Woochul Nam, and Giuk Lee. Congratulation!!!

[2021.04.29] KSME award ‘신뢰성젊은연구자상’

Congratulation! Prof. Sunghan Kim received 신뢰성젊은연구자상 in KSME Reliability Engineering Division.

[2021.02.26] Receive a NRF research grant

NAML receives a three-years (2021.03-2024.02) research grant from National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) [중견연계신진후속연구].


About NAML

NAML focuses on the design and manufacture of various advanced functional nanomaterials and the development of their multifunctional properties. We have a broad research interest on creating new skills and techniques in order to fabricate and characterize advanced functional nanomaterials, which possess strong mechanical properties and favorable surface/interface properties.


Principal Investigator

Sunghan Kim, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

School of Mechanical Engineering

Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea

phone: 02-820-5265


Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, 2015

 Texas A&M University [TAMU] (College Station, TX, USA)  

M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 2006

 Pohang University of Science and Technology [Postech]   (Pohang, Korea)

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 2004

 Hanyang University (Seoul, Korea)


Chung-Ang University  (Seoul, Korea),  Sep. 2017-Present
 Assistant Professor in School of Mechanical Engineering


Georgia Institute of Technology [Georgia Tech](Atlanta, GA, USA),  Aug.2015-Aug. 2017
 Postdoctoral Fellow in School of Materials Science and Engineering


Texas A&M University (College Station, TX, USA),  Jun. 2015-Aug. 2015

 Visiting Assistant Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering

Intel Corporation (Chandler, AZ, USA), Jun. 2014-Sep. 2014

 Graduate Intern in ATTD Quality and Reliability Group

Samsung Electronics, Suwon R&D Center (Suwon, Korea),  Feb.2006-Jun. 2011

 Senior Research Engineer, IT Solution Business


Research Topics


Contact Information 

We are currently looking for motivated undergraduate and graduate students to join us.

If you are interested in the position, please send your CV to

Nanomechanics and Advanced Materials Lab.:

B.D. 207, R. 223

School of Mechanical Engineering

Chung-Ang University

84 Heuksuk-Ro, Dongjak-gu

Seoul, South Korea, 156-765

Tel: 82-2-820-5265