• Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Texas Instruments Professorship II
  • Chancellor EDGES Fellow
  • Presidential Impact Fellow
  • Affiliated Faculty, Biomedical Engineering
  • Affiliated Faculty, Chemical Engineering
Arum Han

Educational Background

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

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

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.