Pohang University of Science and Technology
Dr. Jinah Jang received her PhD at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) in Korea, and trained as postdoctoral fellow in POSTECH and Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine at University of Washington. She has joined the POSTECH in 2017 and now an associate professor in the Convergence IT Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and School of Interdisciplinary Bioscience and Bioengineering. She has published more than 65 peer-reviewed articles in journals including Chemical Reviews, Science Advances, Nature Communications, and Biomaterials. Her h-index and citations (calculated by Google Scholar) are 32 and more than 4500, respectively (as of April. 8, 2021). She currently serves as an Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Molecular Science, Applied Sciences, and Journal of Korean Society for Precision Engineering and as the Associate Editor of Essays in Biochemistry, IEEE International Conference on Cyborg and Bionic Systems in 2018. She has served as a board member of academic societies including Early Career Researchers Committee of International Society for Biofabrication, the Korean Society for Precision Engineering and the Korean Society for Organoid. She also has received numerous awards including the ISBF young scientist award (2014), Presidential Postdoc Fellowship from NRF Korea (2015), Excellence Young Researcher Award from Korea Society for Biomaterials (2020). Her research interest lies in engineering the functional human tissues using high-performance stem cells and printable biomaterials-based 3D bioprinting technology.