Arum Han


Presidential Impact Fellow

Han, Arum

Office: WEB 309C,GERB 237
Phone: 979.845.9686
Fax: 979.845.6259

Research Website
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Research Interests

  • Microfluidics and lab-on-a-chip systems
  • High-throughput systems approach to enabling microbial bioenergy and cell-based biomanufacturing
  • High-throughput systems accelerating drug/vaccine development against emerging infectious diseases
  • Organ-on-a-chip & microphysiological systems (e.g., brain-on-a-chip)
  • Single cell analysis microsystems for cancer analysis

Awards & Honors

  • 2017 - Presidential Impact Fellow, Texas A&M University
  • 2016 - Dean of Engineering Excellence Award, Texas A&M University
  • 2015 - E. D. Brockett Professorship Award, Texas A&M University
  • 2014 - Engineering Genesis Award for Multidisciplinary Research, Texas A&M University
  • 2014 - Eugene Webb Faculty Fellow, Texas A&M University
  • 2012 - Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Fellow
  • 2012 - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Outstanding Professor Award


  • Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005
  • M.S. University of Cincinnati, 2000
  • B.S. Seoul National University, 1997

Selected Publications

H. S. Kim, A. R. Guzman, H. R. Thapa, T. P. Devarenne, and A. Han, “A Droplet Microfluidics Platform for Rapid Microalgal Growth and Oil Production Analysis,” Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Vol. 113 (8), pp. 1691-1701, 2016.

H. Wang, Z. Liu, C. Koo, S. Kim, Y. Cho, D. –Y. Jang, Y. –J. Kim, and A. Han, “Microfluidic Acoustophoretic Force Based Low Concentration Oil Separation and Detection from Environment,” Lab on a Chip, Vol. 14, pp. 947-956, 2014.

J. Park, S. Kim, S. I. Park, Y. Choe, J. Li, and A. Han, “A Microchip for Quantitative Analysis of CNS Axon Growth under Localized Biomolecular Treatments,” J. Neuroscience Methods, Vol. 21, pp. 166-174, 2014.

C. Koo, M. Malapi-Wight, H. Kim, O. S. Cifci, V. Vaughn, B. Ma, S. Kim, H. Abdel-Raziq, K. Ong, Y. –K. Jo, D. Gross, W. –B. Shim, and A. Han, “Development of a Lab-on-a-Chip Real-Time PCR System for Portable Plant Disease Diagnostics, PLoS ONE, Vol. 8 (12), e82704, 2013.

A. Han, H. Hou, L. Li, H. S. Kim, and P. de Figueiredo, “Microfabricated Devices in Microbial Bioenergy Sciences,” Trends in Biotechnology, Vol. 31 (4), pp. 225-232, 2013.