Soft and Bio Materials Lab
Assistant Prof. Chanjoong Kim, Ph. D
Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program, Liquid Crystal Institute 356-362
Kent State University, PO Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242 

Open Positions

  1. Postdoc

  2. We currently have one postdoctoral researcher position available. The ideal candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in Physics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or other related fields. Interested applicants should email the following documents in a single pdf file: a) a brief statement of their specific research interests, and b) a full CV with publications and research experience.

  3. Students

  4. Visiting or KSU students interested in working in the lab should contact Prof. Kim at

Research Interest

  1. Complex fluids dynamics of liquid crystals, polymers and lipids

  2. Colloid and interface science: Colloids, emulsions, foams, membranes and monolayers

  3. Biomaterials: bioimaging

  4. Rheology and Microrheology

  5. Microfluidics 


  1. Quan Li, Peter Palffy-Muhoray, Tony Jakli, Gail Fraizer, and Min-Ho Kim (Kent State)

  2. Emad Girgis, and Wagdy K. B. Khalil (National Research Centre, Cairo, Egypt)

  3.   Bong June Sung (Sogang University, S. Korea)

  4.   David A. Weitz and L. Mahadevan (Harvard university)

  5.   Craig Maloney (Carnegie Mellon)

  6. Yaqian Liu, Christian Holtze and Angelika Kühnle (BASF, Germany)

  7.   Matthew Lynch (Proctor & Gamble)

  8. Christoph Eissenman (Germany)

  9. Johan Masson (Chalmers University, Sweden)

  10. Alberto Fernandez-Nieves and Juan Jose Lietor-Santos (Georgia Tech.)

  11. Hyuk Yu and Qiang Cui (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

  12. Allan R. Esker (Virginia Tech.)

  13. Paul S. Cremer and Marc C. Gurau (Texas A&M)

  14. Jae R. Youn (Seoul National University)