Carnegie Mellon University

Min Gon Kim

Min Gon Kim

Postdoctoral Associate, Biomedical Engineering

Scott Hall 4N300C
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Research Interests

  • Focused ultrasound system development
  • Focused ultrasound neuromodulation


  • Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California, CA, 2017
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, CA, 2012
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Kwangwoon University, South Korea, 2009

Honors and Awards

  • Graduate Student Travel Award to the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL
  • Best Poster Award at the 19th Annual Fred S. Grodins Graduate Research Symposium, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Publications

  • Kim MG, Yu K, Niu X, He B. Investigation of displacement of intracranial electrode induced by focused ultrasound stimulation. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement. 70:1–9,2021.
  • Kim MG, Kamimura HAS, Lee SA, Aurup C, Kwon N, Konofagou EE: "Image-guided focused ultrasound modulates electrically evoked motor neuronal activity in the mouse peripheral nervous system in vivo," Journal of Neural Engineering, 2020. (In press)
  • Kim MG, Park J, Zhou Q, Shung KK: "Novel configurations of ultrahigh frequency (≤ 600MHz) analog frontend for high resolution ultrasound measurement," Sensors, 18: 2598, 2018.
  • Kim MG, Yoon S, Chiu CT, Shung KK: "Investigation of optimized treatment conditions for acoustic transfection technique for intracellular delivery of macromolecules," Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 44: 622-634, 2018.
  • Kim MG*, Park J*, Lim HG, Yoon S, Lee C, Chang JH, Shung KK: "Label free analysis of the characteristics of a single cell trapped by acoustic tweezers," Scientific Reports, 7: 14092, 2017. (*Co-First authors)
  • Kim MG, Yoon S, Kim HH, Shung KK: "Impedance matching network for high frequency ultrasonic transducer for cellular applications," Ultrasonics, 65: 258-267, 2016.