Meet Research Grant Recipient: Seungil Kim, PhD

Dr. Seungil Kim is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Kim received a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Manitoba in Canada in 2018.

At the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Kim is leading and developing projects focusing on developing bioabsorbable embolization systems. As a polymer/biomedical engineer, he designs and develops new materials and devices for better treatment of aneurysms. His father passed away from a stroke, and he hopes he can help patients with a risk of the rupture.

Dr. Seungil Kim is the recipient of the Thomas J. Tinlin Chair of Research for $50,000.