Han, Arum - Texas A&M University, USA
Arum Han is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and also in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University (USA). He is also a faculty of Texas A&M Health Science Center and the Texas A&M Institute for Neuroscience. His research interests include the development of miniaturized systems for cellular and molecular analysis using micro and nano technologies (BioMEMS & Lab-on-a-Chip) and development of microsystems for bioenergy applications. His recent research interest involves the application of nano/micro technologies towards waste water utilization and energy harvesting in the form of microbial fuel cells and microbial electrolysis cells, and are supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Grand Challenge Explorations Award (Round 6) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). He serves as the editorial board member of the journal PLoS ONE, served as the general chair of the 3rd Circuits and Systems for Medical and Environmental Applications, and regularly serves as grant panelist for the NSF and National Institutes of Health (NIH). His research is supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, NIH, NSF, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Korean Ministry of Knowledge Economy, and several private companies.