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[Application closed][BioMedical Optics Laboratory] Recruiting undergraduate research students

[Recruiting undergraduate research students]


Biomedical Optics Lab (PI: Prof. YongKeun Park, Physics Department) is currently recruiting undergraduate research students.




1. Research topic

-The students will work on independent research projects regarding holographic imaging, wavefront shaping, and bio-imaging using AI.


-Potential projects:

(i) Development of 3D holographic microscopy and image processing algorithms


(ii) Biology studies using 3D holographic microscopy


(iii) 3D holographic display or wavefront shaping optics


(iv) image processing of holographic microscopy images using AI



2. Vacancies

-Up to 2 positions



3. Term

-Begins in early Dec, 2022.

At least two semesters including vacation – The schedule is negotiable



4. Requirements:

– sophomore or above

– students who can participate in research for at least 10 hours per week

– background (preferred but NOT REQUIRED): Optics, Basic Programming (MatLab, python), Cell Biology, Deep learning/machine learning.



Research achievements from previous undergraduate students: 

Ariel J. Lee (Physics), Biomedical Optics Express 1st author and shared 1st author, Minister Award from the Ministry of Science and ICT, URP Grand pix award Annual Biophotonics Conference best poster award,

SeungYun Han (Physics), Biomedical Optics Express shared 1st author

Sangyeon Cho (Chemistry), Sumin Kim (Physics), Trends in Biotechnology cover article, Scientific Reports, 1st author, Korea Young Talent Award

Yunhoon Jang (Physics), URP Excellent award & Optics Express, shared 1st author

HyeOk Yoon (Physics), Journal of Biomedical Optics, shared 1st author

Sangyoon Lee (Physics), URP Excellent award

Seong Ha Park (Physics), URP Excellent award

Seo Eun Lee (Biology) The best paper award from the conference of optical society of Korea, Scientific Reports, co-author

YoungJu Jo (Physics), URP Excellent award & Nature Cell Biology, Optics Express, Scientific Reports, Science Advances                                                                                                                                                      author, SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship, Korea Young Talent Award, Samsung Electronics Best Paper Award

Joonseok Hur (Physics), Scientific Reports, 1st author

Su-A Yang (Biology), Cytometry, 1st author, URP Grand award

KyungDuk Kim (Physics), Scientific Reports, Optics Letters under revision (provisional acceptance)

Lee Moosung (Physics), Scientific Reports, 1st author, KSMBE best paper award.

Doyeon Kim (Chemistry), Methods, 1st author

Chanwoo Song (Material Science & Engineering), URP Grand pix award

Youngjin Yoo (Physics), URP Excellent award

Jinyeop Song(Physics), KPS Best presentation award



5. Applications or Inquiries

-Send your CV and 1-page essay to, no later than 18 Nov 2022



6. Additional Information

-Undergraduate research students will be paid 500,000 won/month.