Yoonjee Park

Yoonjee Park

Asst Professor

Engineering Research Cntr

584

CEAS - Chemical Eng - 0012

Education

PhD. , Purdue University West Lafayette, Ind., 2010 (Chemical Engineering)

Master of Science, Purdue University West Lafayette, Ind., 2009 (Chemical Engineering)

Bachelor of Science, Seoul National University Seoul, Korea, 2006 (Chemical & Biological Engineering (with Honor))

Positions and Work Experience

2017 -To Present Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering Secondary Appointment: Department of Biomedical Engineering Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

2015 -2017 Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical, Chemical, & Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati Secondary Appointment: Biomedical Engineering Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

2014 - Postdoctoral Research Associate, Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.

2010 -2013 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, Mass.

2006 -2010 Graduate Research Associate, School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.

2005 -2006 Undergraduate Research Assistant, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Research Support

Grant: #R40310 Investigators:Park, Yoonjee 05-01-2019 -12-31-2020 UC's Collaborative Research Advancement Grants Program - Track 2: Strategic Teams Strategic Collab Grant – Park, Yoonjee Role:PI $70,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #Check 1206 Adm 2018-19 Investigators:Kao, Winston Whei Yang; Park, Yoonjee 09-15-2018 -09-14-2019 Ohio Lions Eye Research Foundation “On-demand” Long-Term Drug Delivery for Age-Related Macular Degeneration Treatment Role:Collaborator $10,000.00 Awarded Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #CCTST KL2 Investigators: Park, Yoonjee 04-01-2018 -06-30-2020 CCTST NIH KL2 Scholar Program On-Demand"- Long-Term Drug Delivery for Chronic Posterior Eye Disease Treatment Role:PI $250,000

Grant: #Check # 1158 AMD Research Investigators:Kao, Winston Whei Yang; Park, Yoonjee 09-15-2017 -09-14-2018 Ohio Lions Eye Research Foundation “On-demand” Long-Term Drug Delivery for Age-Related Macular Degeneration Treatment Role:Collaborator $10,000.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #URS Strategic Collaborative Grants AY2017-2018 Investigators:Park, Yoonjee 07-01-2017 -10-31-2017 UC's Research Support Light-Triggered Drug-Releasing Biodegradable Implant for Posterior Eye Disease Treatment Role:PI $10,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #URS Strategic Collaborative Grants AY2017-2018 Investigators:Park, Yoonjee 07-01-2017 -05-31-2018 UC's Research Support Light-Triggered Drug-Releasing Biodegradable Implant for Posterior Eye Disease Treatment - Phase 1 Role:PI $27,641.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Honors and Awards

2018 Faculty Development Awards (full review) Univ. of Cincinnati

2018 Ohio Lion Eye Research Foundation AMD Award

2018 NIH KL2 Scholar Program Award

2017 Ohio Lion Eye Research Foundation AMD Award

2016 CCC Jensen Symposium Registration Award Univ. of Cincinnati

2016 Health Research Rising Stars Award Univ. of Cincinnati

2015 KIChE President Young Investigator Award

2015 Faculty Development Awards Univ. of Cincinnati

2013 NSF ADVANCE future faculty workshop selected participant

2010 Travel grant for speakers US-Korea Conference 2010

2009 Travel grant for invited speakers US-Korea Conference 2009

2005 -2006 Seoul National University scholarship with Honor

2004 -2005 Special Development Scholarship Seoul National University

2003 -2004 Seoul National University scholarship