Dong-Wook Han works as an Associate Professor in the WCU Program, Department of Cogno-Mechatronics Engineering, Pusan National University, Busan, Republic of Korea. He completed his Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, in 2004. In 2005, he continued his postdoctoral research at the Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan. He joined Pusan National University as a Faculty Member in 2008. Until now, he has published 100 research papers in peer-reviewed journals. His research interests involve interdisciplinary integration between BT and NT which includes tissue engineering and regenerative medicine using smart nanobiomaterials, biological and pharmacological activities of green tea polyphenols, nonfrozen preservation of cells, tissues, and organs using green tea catechin, EGCG, cryopreservation of stem cells and tissues using poly-L-lysine (antifreeze protein), development of artificial tissues, organs, and medical devices, biocompatibility evaluations of scaffolds for tissue engineering and medical devices, and assessment of nanomaterials toxicity (nanotoxicology).
Biography Updated on 7 October 2013