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Jae W. Kwon James C. Dowell Professor


Jae W. Kwon is a James C. Dowell Professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department and the Nuclear Engineering Program at the University of Missouri. A recipient of the National Academies of Keck Future Initiative Award and the National Science Foundation CAREER award, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Southern California before joining the faculty at MU. He has extensive experience with various M/NEMS research projects. His research interests include micro/nanoelectromechanical systems (M/NEMS), nanotechnology, micro/nanofabrication processing technology, sensors, actuators, and piezoelectric transducers, bio sensors, nano-bio-technology, microfluidic devices and systems, micro/nano power generator and micro/nano energy harvester.

Technical Focus

  • Micro/nanoelectromechanical systems
  • Micro/nano sensors and actuators
  • Biomedical M/NEMS


  • PhD and MS from the University of Southern California
  • BS from Kyungpook National University