We Are Hiring!

We are hiring highly-motivated and creative undergraduate and graduate researchers interested in implantable medical devices research. For more information regarding a position at LIMR, please email professor Hugh Lee with your CV.

Principal Investigator



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Hyowon (Hugh) Lee

Hugh received a B.A. degree in Neuroscience from Colorado College in 2004 and a M.S and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from UCLA in 2008 and 2011, respectively. Until recently, he was at St. Jude Medical as a Sr. Engineer in the Implantable Electronic Systems Division where he evaluated advanced technologies to facilitate manufacturing of next generation implantable medical devices. In 2014, he joined the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University.
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Post-Doctoral Researchers


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Jian Xu

Jian Xu is a postdoctoral scholar in LIMR. He received his B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering and Automation from Shanghai University in 2012 and a M.Eng. and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology in 2015 and 2018, respectively. He is interested in designing and fabricating functional materials and devices for biomedical application. In his spare time, Jian enjoys watching TV and learning new stuffs.

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Jinjia Xu

Jinjia Xu jointed LIMR as a postdoctoral scholar in Oct. 2018. She was educated at University of Tsukuba, Japan, where she received her Ph.D. under the direction of Prof. Masayuki Takeuchi. During her joint Ph.D. program with National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), she was awarded by Junior Researcher Fellowship and JSPS Fellowship for Young Scientist, Japan. She is interested in exploitation of new π-conjugated materials and their assemblies through organic synthetic strategies and the supramolecular approach, leading to the creation of various functional organic materials towards bioelectronics and biomedical applications. In her spare time, Jinjia enjoys traveling, live shows and skiing.

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Graduate Researchers


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Tran Nguyen

Tran Nguyen is a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering. She received her BS in Chemical Biology from UC Berkeley in 2013. She is interested in learning about implantable medical devices and micro-scale devices for neurological applications. She enjoys watching movies in her spare time and she loves chocolate.

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Hyunsu Park

Hyunsu Park is a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering. He received his BS in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from Sogang Universiy in 2014. He received an MS in Materials Science and Engineering from KAIST in 2015. He is interested in biology and fabrication of MEMS devices for biomedical application. In his spare time, Hyunsu enjoys watching soccer and working out to keep fit.

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Jim Nolan

Jim Nolan is currently pursuing PhD from Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue.

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Ángel Enríquez

Ángel Enríquez is a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering. He received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez in 2018. He is interested in learning about magnetically actuated microdevices for medical applications. In his spare time Ángel enjoys outdoor activities and basketball.

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Haesoo Moon

Haesoo Moon is a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering. She received her BS in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Missouri – Columbia in 2017. She is interested in the design and control of biological interfaces with implantable micro-devices for neurological applications. In her spare time, Haesoo enjoys backpacking and seeing live music.

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Jongcheon Lim

Jongcheon Lim is a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering. He received his BS in Materials Science & Engineering from Yonsei Universiy in 2015. He received an MS in Bio & Brain Engineering from KAIST in 2017. He is interested in developing a novel materials design principle for better neural interface. When he is not working, Jongcheon draws things, travels around, reads books.
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Michael MacLean

Michael is currently pursuing a MS in Biomedical Engineering at Purdue.

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Undergraduate Researchers


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Barnabas Obeng-Gyasi

Barnabas is currently pursuing a BS in Biology at Purdue’s Honors College.

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Douglas Satoski

Doug is currently pursuing a BS in Biomedical Engineering at Purdue. In his free time, he enjoys fishing and playing soccer.

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Amanda Maples

Amanda Maples is currently pursuing a BS in Biomedical Engineering. She is interested in learning about Neuroengineering and how it can be used to cure migraines. In her free time, she likes to camp, climb, and run.
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Garrett Bangert

Garrett Bangert is currently pursuing a BS in Biomedical Engineering. He is interested in long distance biking, rock climbing, and skating. 
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Vy Le

Vy Le is currently pursuing a BS in Biomedical Engineering. She is interested in learning different ways to extend the lifetime of biosensors due to their increasing significance in the healthcare industry. On campus, she is part of the Purdue Equestrian Team, and in her free time, she enjoys traveling, watching movies, and trying new foods. 
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LIMR Alumni

NameDegreeGraduation YearPlacement
Qi YangPhD, ECE2019Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Pennsylvania
Stephanie LamBS, Neuroscience2019University of Pittsburgh, PhD in BME
Yi WangBS, BME2019Duke University, MS in BME
Bahar DhowanBS, MS, BME2018Deloitte
Trace MaurerBS, BME2017Aramark, New Orleans, LA
Priya WaliMS, ECE2016Intel
Vineeth RamachandranMS, ECE2016Intel
Chunan LiuMS, ECE2016Amazon.com
Ying XuBS, BME2015University of Virginia, PhD in EE
Damo TrikkadeeriMS, ECE2015Synopsis Inc.
Stephanie CerneraBS, BME2015University of Florida, PhD in EE