바이오닉스연구센터

Ki Joo Pahk  Senior Researcher

Phone

+82(0)-2-958-5697

Email

kjpahk@kist.re.kr

Office

L3312

UU

Homepage

https://sites.google.com/view/biomedical-ultrasonics/home

– PhD, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London (UCL), UK (2016)

– MSc(Distinction), Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London (UCL), UK (2012)

– BEng(Honours), Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London (UCL), UK (2011)

– Senior Researcher, Korea Institute of Science and Technology KIST (2019 ~)

– Postdoctoral Researcher (alternative to national military service), KIST (2016 ~ 2019)

– Reviewers of Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, Physics in Medicine & Biology, Journal of the Korean Physical Society (2019~)

– Local Organising Committee Member of the 20th International Symposium for Therapeutic Ultrasound (ISTU2020) (2019~)

– Teaching Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London (2012 ~ 2016)

-Therapeutic Ultrasound

-High Intensity Focused Ultrasound, HIFU

-Ultrasound induced mechanical tissue fractionation (e.g., Boiling histotripsy)

-Acoustic cavitation

-Ultrasound for rehabilitation

Peer-reviewed publications:

  • Pahk KJ, de Andrade M, Gélat P, Kim HM, Saffari N (2019). “Mechanical damage induced by the appearance of rectified bubble growth in a viscoelastic medium during boiling histotripsy exposure”, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry. 53. 164-177
  • Pahk KJ, Shin CH, Bae IY, Yang YS, Kim SH, Pahk K, Kim HM#, Oh SJ# (2019). “Boiling histotripsy-induced partial mechanical ablation modulates tumour microenvironment by promoting immunogenic cell death of cancers.” Scientific Reports. 9(1). 9050
  • Pahk KJ, de Andrade M, Kim HM, Saffari N (2019). “The effects of the size of a boiling bubble on lesion production in boiling histotripsy”, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 1184(012007). 1-9
  • Park TY, Pahk KJ, Kim HM (2019). “Method to optimize the placement of a single-element transducer for transcranial focused ultrasound”, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. 179. 104982
  • Joe H, Pahk KJ, Park S, Kim H (2019). “Development of a subject-specific guide system for low-intensity focused ultrasound (LIFU) brain stimulation.” Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. 176. 105-110    
  • de Andrade MO, Haqshenas S, Pahk KJ, Saffari N (2019). “The effects of ultrasound pressure and temperature fields in millisecond bubble nucleation”, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry. 55. 262-272
  • Pahk KJ, Gélat P, Kim HM, Saffari N (2018). “Bubble dynamics in boiling histotripsy”. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 44 (12) 2673-2696
  • Baek HC, Pahk KJ, Kim MJ, Youn I, Kim H (2018). “Modulation of cerebellar cortical plasticity using low-intensity focused ultrasound for post-stroke sensorimotor function recovery”, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair. 32(9). 777-787
  • Park TY*, Pahk KJ*, Kim HM (2018). “A novel numerical approach to stimulation of a specific brain region using transcranial focused ultrasound”. Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 8513331, 3697-3700. (*equal contribution)
  • Pahk KJ, Gélat P, Sinden D, Dhar DK, Saffari N (2017). “Numerical and experimental study of mechanisms involved in boiling histotripsy”. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 43(12). 2848-2861
  • Baek H*Pahk KJ*, Kim H (2017). “A review of low-intensity focused ultrasound for neuromodulation”. Biomed. Eng. Lett. 7, 2, 135-142. (*equal contribution)
  • Pahk KJ, Mohammad GH, Malago M, Saffari N, Dhar DK (2016). “A novel approach to ultrasound-mediated tissue decellularization and intra-hepatic cell delivery in rats”. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 42(8).1958-1967
  • Pahk KJ, Dhar DK, Malago M, Saffari N (2015). “Ultrasonic Histotripsy for Tissue Therapy”. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 581(1).012001-012020

 

Patents:

  • Pahk KJ, Kim HM, Lee BC, Youn I. High-low intensity focused ultrasound treatment apparatus. 2019. United States. #16/431543
  • Lee BC, Kim HM, Pahk KJ. Non-invasive treatment system using intermedium. 2019. United States. #16/276396
  • Pahk KJ, Kim HM, Lee BC, Youn I. High-low intensity focused ultrasound treatment apparatus. 2018. Republic of Korea. #2018-0064719
  • Pahk KJ, Kim HM, Park T, Youn I, Kim SJ. Method for deciding location of ultrasonic transducer. 2018. Republic of Korea. #2018-0029604
  • Kim HM, Joe HY, Pahk KJ, Youn I, Kim SJ. Image registration system and method using subject-specific tracker. 2018. United States. #16/045245
  • Kim HM, Pahk KJ, Lee BC, Youn I. Method for 3D printing and 3D printer using ultrasound. 2018. Republic of Korea. #2018-0098334
  • Kim HM, Pahk KJ, Youn I, Kim SJ, Hwang Y. Focused ultrasound stimulation apparatus using user customized acoustic lens. 2018. United States. #15/868629
  • Kim HM, Joe HY, Pahk KJ, Youn I, Kim SJ. Image registration system and method using subject-specific tracker. 2018. Republic of Korea. #10-1923927 (registered)
  • Lee BC, Kim HM, Pahk KJ. Non-invasive treatment system using intermedium. 2018. Republic of Korea. #2018-0124429
  • Pahk KJ, Kim HM, Youn I, Kim SJ. Apparatus for generating acoustic cavitation. 2017. Republic of Korea. #2017-0111700
  • Kim HM, Pahk KJ, Youn I, Kim SJ. Focused Ultrasound Stimulation Apparatus using User Customized Acoustic Lens. 2017. Republic of Korea. #2017-0092005

 

Technology Transfers:

  • Medical image based focused ultrasound guide system, transferred to Neurosona on 26 Dec 2018