Prof. Hongki Kang

Assistant Professor

Webpage: Kang Lab
Phone: (053) 785-6328

Prof. Hongki Kang is an electrical engineer specialized in both Electrical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering applications. On February 2019, he joined the Department of Information and Communication Engineering at DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology) in South Korea as an Assistant Professor. He will be mostly working on Bioelectronics & Neural Engineering (Brain-Microelectronics Interface, Neuromodulation) areas of research using microelectronics, micro-fabrication processes, and new bio-functional materials.


PhD. UC Berkeley, USA

Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, 2013


MS. UC Berkeley, USA

Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2010


BS. KAIST, South Korea

Dept. of Electrical Engineering, 2008

Research Interest

  • Bioelectronics

  • Flexible electronics

  • Low – noise electronics

  • Machine learning big data analysis

  • Neural engineering

  • Printing based micro-patterning

Professional Experience

2015 – 2018: KAIST, South Korea

Dept. of Bio and Brain Engineering, Postdoctoral researcher


2014 – 2015: Columbia University, USA

Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Postdoctoral Researcher


2012: IBM Semiconductor Research and Development Center (SRDC)

Technical Co-op

Honor & Award

  • Best poster presentation award at SMIT 2018

    IBEC 2018 Joint Conference, Seoul, Korea, Nov. 2018