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Seungil Kim

Research Assistant Professor
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Polymer/Biomedical Engineering


Ph.D., University of Manitoba

M.S., Sungkyunkwan University

B.S., Konkuk University

Pedersen, D.D., Kim, S., D'Amore, A., & Wagner, W.R. (2024). Influence of Polymer Stiffness and Geometric Design on Fluid Mechanics in Tissue-Engineered Pulmonary Valve Scaffolds. Ann Biomed Eng, 52(3), 575-587.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s10439-023-03401-z.

Zhu, Y., Deng, K., Zhou, J., Lai, C., Ma, Z., Zhang, H., Pan, J., Shen, L., Bucknor, M.D., Ozhinsky, E., Kim, S., Chen, G., Ye, S.H., Zhang, Y., Liu, D., Gao, C., Xu, Y., Wang, H., & Wagner, W.R. (2024). Shape-recovery of implanted shape-memory devices remotely triggered via image-guided ultrasound heating. Nat Commun, 15(1), 1123.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1038/s41467-024-45437-2.

Emery, S.P., Greene, S., Elsisy, M., Chung, K., Ye, S.H., Kim, S., Wagner, W.R., Hazen, N., & Chun, Y. (2023). In vitro and in vivo assessment of a novel ultra-flexible ventriculoamniotic shunt for treating fetal hydrocephalus. JOURNAL OF BIOMATERIALS APPLICATIONS, 37(8), 1423-1435.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/08853282221125309.

Ibrahim, M., Nghiem, K.X.X., Chung, K., Elsisy, M., Gosai, U.J.J., Kim, S., Ye, S., Wagner, W.R.R., & Chun, Y. (2023). A Novel Low-Profile Self-Expanding Biodegradable Percutaneous Heart Valve Frame That Grows with a Child. COATINGS, 13(1), 184.MDPI AG. doi: 10.3390/coatings13010184.

Pedersen, D.D., Kim, S., D'Amore, A., & Wagner, W.R. (2023). Cardiac valve scaffold design: Implications of material properties and geometric configuration on performance and mechanics. JOURNAL OF THE MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS, 146, 106043.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2023.106043.

Rodriguez-Soto, M.A., Vargas, N.S., Ayala-Velasquez, M., Aragon-Rivera, A.M., Ostos, C., Cruz, J.C., Munoz Camargo, C., Kim, S., D'Amore, A., Wagner, W.R., & Briceno, J.C. (2023). Polyester urethane urea (PEUU) functionalization for enhanced anti-thrombotic performance: advancing regenerative cardiovascular devices through innovative surface modifications. FRONTIERS IN BIOENGINEERING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, 11, 1257778.Frontiers Media SA. doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2023.1257778.

Ye, S.H., Orizondo, R.A., De, B.N., Kim, S., Frankowski, B.J., Federspiel, W.J., & Wagner, W.R. (2023). Epoxy silane sulfobetaine block copolymers for simple, aqueous thromboresistant coating on ambulatory assist lung devices. JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS RESEARCH PART A, 112(1), 99-109.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.37619.

Adamo, A., Bartolacci, J.G., Pedersen, D.D., Traina, M.G., Kim, S., Pantano, A., Ghersi, G., Watkins, S.C., Wagner, W.R., Badylak, S.F., & D'Amore, A. (2022). Continuous Microfiber Wire Mandrel-Less Biofabrication for Soft Tissue Engineering Applications. ADVANCED HEALTHCARE MATERIALS, 11(13), e2102613.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/adhm.202102613.

Herbert, R., Elsisy, M., Rigo, B., Lim, H.R., Kim, H., Choi, C., Kim, S., Ye, S.H., Wagner, W.R., Chun, Y., & Yeo, W.H. (2022). Fully implantable batteryless soft platforms with printed nanomaterial- based arterial stiffness sensors for wireless continuous monitoring of restenosis in real time. NANO TODAY, 46, 101557.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.nantod.2022.101557.

Kim, S., Nowicki, K.W., Ye, S., Jang, K., Elsisy, M., Ibrahim, M., Chun, Y., Gross, B.A., Friedlander, R.M., & Wagner, W.R. (2022). Bioabsorbable, elastomer-coated magnesium alloy coils for treating saccular cerebrovascular aneurysms. BIOMATERIALS, 290, 121857.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2022.121857.

Mercader, A., Ye, S.H., Kim, S., Orizondo, R.A., Cho, S.K., & Wagner, W.R. (2022). PDMS-Zwitterionic Hybrid for Facile, Antifouling Microfluidic Device Fabrication. LANGMUIR, 38(12), 3775-3784.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c03375.

Nguyen-Truong, M., Kim, S., Doherty, C., Frederes, M., LeBar, K., Ghosh, S., Hematti, P., Chinnadurai, R., Wagner, W.R., & Wang, Z. (2022). Pro-angiogenic Potential of Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Regulated by Matrix Stiffness and Anisotropy Mimicking Right Ventricles. BIOMACROMOLECULES, 23(6), 2353-2361.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acs.biomac.2c00132.

Pedersen, D.D., Kim, S., & Wagner, W.R. (2022). Biodegradable polyurethane scaffolds in regenerative medicine: Clinical translation review. JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS RESEARCH PART A, 110(8), 1460-1487.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.37394.

Kim, S., Nowicki, K.W., Gross, B.A., & Wagner, W.R. (2021). Injectable hydrogels for vascular embolization and cell delivery: The potential for advances in cerebral aneurysm treatment. BIOMATERIALS, 277, 121109.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2021.121109.

Currie, S., Kim, S., Gu, X., Ren, X., Lin, F., Liu, S., Yang, C., Kim, J.H., Liu, S. (2020). Mucus-penetrating PEGylated polysuccinimide-based nanocarrier for intravaginal delivery of siRNA battling sexually transmitted infections. COLLOIDS AND SURFACES B-BIOINTERFACES, 196, 111287.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2020.111287.

Kim, S., Ye, S.H., Adamo, A., Orizondo, R.A., Jo, J., Cho, S.K., & Wagner, W.R. (2020). A biostable, anti-fouling zwitterionic polyurethane-urea based on PDMS for use in blood-contacting medical devices. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY B, 8(36), 8305-8314.Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). doi: 10.1039/d0tb01220c.

Kim, S., & Liu, S. (2018). Smart and Biostable Polyurethanes for Long-Term Implants. ACS BIOMATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING, 4(5), 1479-1490.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.8b00301.

Kim, S., Traore, Y.L., Chen, Y., Ho, E.A., & Liu, S. (2018). Switchable On-Demand Release of a Nanocarrier from a Segmented Reservoir Type Intravaginal Ring Filled with a pH-Responsive Supramolecular Polyurethane Hydrogel. ACS Applied Bio Materials, 1(3), 652-662.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acsabm.8b00146.

Kim, S., Traore, Y.L., Ho, E.A., Shafiq, M., Kim, S.H., & Liu, S. (2018). Design and development of pH-responsive polyurethane membranes for intravaginal release of nanomedicines. ACTA BIOMATERIALIA, 82, 12-23.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2018.10.003.

Omonijo, F.A., Kim, S., Guo, T., Wang, Q., Gong, J., Lahaye, L., Bodin, J.C., Nyachoti, M., Liu, S., & Yang, C. (2018). Development of Novel Microparticles for Effective Delivery of Thymol and Lauric Acid to Pig Intestinal Tract. JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD CHEMISTRY, 66(37), 9608-9615.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acs.jafc.8b02808.

Kim, S., Chen, Y., Ho, E.A., & Liu, S. (2017). Reversibly pH-responsive polyurethane membranes for on-demand intravaginal drug delivery. ACTA BIOMATERIALIA, 47, 100-112.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2016.10.006.

Kim, S., Traore, Y.L., Lee, J.S., Kim, J.H., Ho, E.A., & Liu, S. (2017). Self-assembled nanoparticles made from a new PEGylated poly(aspartic acid) graft copolymer for intravaginal delivery of poorly water-soluble drugs. JOURNAL OF BIOMATERIALS SCIENCE-POLYMER EDITION, 28(17), 2082-2099.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/09205063.2017.1374032.

Heo, S.B., Jeon, Y.S., Kim, S.I., Kim, S.H., & Kim, J.H. (2014). Bioinspired adhesive coating on PET film for antifouling surface modification. MACROMOLECULAR RESEARCH, 22(2), 203-209.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s13233-014-2033-x.

Kim, S.I., Lee, B.R., Lim, J.I., Mun, C.H., Jung, Y., Kim, J.H., & Kim, S.H. (2014). Preparation of Topographically Modified Poly(L-lactic acid)-b-Poly(ε-caprolactone)-b-Poly(L-lactic acid) Tri-Block Copolymer Film Surfaces and Its Blood Compatibility. MACROMOLECULAR RESEARCH, 22(11), 1229-1237.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s13233-014-2168-9.

Kim, S.I., Lim, J.I., Lee, B.R., Mun, C.H., Jung, Y., & Kim, S.H. (2014). Preparation of lotus-leaf-like structured blood compatible poly(ε-caprolactone)-block-poly(L-lactic acid) copolymer film surfaces. COLLOIDS AND SURFACES B-BIOINTERFACES, 114, 28-35.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2013.09.038.

Kim, J.H., Kim, S.I., Kwon, I.B., Kim, M.H., & Lim, J.I. (2013). Simple fabrication of silver hybridized porous chitosan-based patch for transdermal drug-delivery system. MATERIALS LETTERS, 95, 48-51.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.matlet.2012.12.078.

Kim, S.I., Lim, J.I., Jung, Y., Mun, C.H., Kim, J.H., & Kim, S.H. (2013). Preparation of enhanced hydrophobic poly(L-lactide-co-ε-caprolactone) films surface and its blood compatibility. APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 276, 586-591.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2013.03.137.

Lim, J.I., Kim, S.I., & Kim, S.H. (2013). Lotus-leaf-like structured heparin-conjugated poly(L-lactide-co-ε-caprolactone) as a blood compatible material. COLLOIDS AND SURFACES B-BIOINTERFACES, 103, 463-467.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2012.11.016.

Lim, J.I., Kim, S.I., Jung, Y., & Kim, S.H. (2013). Fabrication and Medical Applications of Lotus-leaf-like Structured Superhydrophobic Surfaces. POLYMER-KOREA, 37(4), 411-419.The Polymer Society of Korea. doi: 10.7317/pk.2013.37.4.411.

Kim, S.I., Son, C.M., Jeon, Y.S., & Kim, J.H. (2009). Characterizations of Novel Poly(aspartic acid) Derivatives Conjugated with γ-Amino Butyric Acid (GABA) as the Bioactive Molecule. BULLETIN OF THE KOREAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 30(12), 3025-3030.Korean Chemical Society. doi: 10.5012/bkcs.2009.30.12.3025.

Kim, S.I., Min, S.K., & Kim, J.H. (2008). Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Amino Acid-conjugated Poly(aspartic acid) Derivatives. BULLETIN OF THE KOREAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 29(10), 1887-1892.Korean Chemical Society. doi: 10.5012/bkcs.2008.29.10.1887.