About Byung I. Kim
Since coming to Boise State University in 2004, Dr. Kim has served as a professor for the Department of Physics and as an Affiliate Faculty member of the Materials Science and Engineering graduate program with the College of Engineering. His extensive scholarship includes such work as interdisciplinary nanoscale biophysics research using atomic force microscopy and scanning tunneling microscopy. Dr. Kim teaches several physics courses, supervises a variety of Undergraduate Research projects, and serves as a reviewer for publications such as: Nanotechnology, Ultramicroscopy, and Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering.
Honors and Awards
- 2011 - NSF Funding $342,000 - Cantilever-based Optical Interfacial Force Microscope (COIFM) Study
- 2006 - Cottrell College Science Award
- 2006 - Petroleum Research Fund Award
- PHYS 307 - Introduction to Biophysics
- PHYS 301 - Analog Electronics
Direct Observation of Self-Assembled Chain-Like Water Structures in a Nanoscopic ...
The Journal of Chemical Physics (2013)
Sawtooth-like oscillatory forces generated by water molecules confined between two oxidized silicon surfaces were observed using a cantilever-based optical interfacial ...
Simultaneous Measurement of Normal and Friction Forces Using a Cantilever-Based ...
Review of Scientific Instruments (2011)
We measured normal and friction forces simultaneously using a recently developed cantilever-based optical interfacial force microscope (COIFM) technique for studies ...
Contributions to Books (3)
Contribution to Book
Force-Feedback High-Speed Atomic Force Microscope
Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM): Principles, Modes of Operation and Limitations (2014)
High-speed atomic force microscopy (HSAFM) has enabled researchers to view the nanometer-scale dynamic behavior of individual biological and bio-relevant molecules ...