Alfonso Shin

Highly motivated Berkeley B.S. graduate in Chemical Biology with concentrated research experience developing innovative technological solutions including Bionano-device Fabrication and Microfluidics Diagnostic Device Development. Practiced with multiple inter-related scientific and analytical experimental techniques. Innovative thinker and collaborator excelling in cross-functional teams to produce significant results.


University of California, Irvine: Research Specialist: Centrifugal Microfluidics-based Digital Droplet PCR
(Prof. Marc Madou Lab) September 2016-Present

University of California, Berkeley: Biomedical Nanodevices and Optofluidic Sensors
(Prof. Luke P. Lee Lab), August 2015-June 2016, Berkeley, CA

  • Assistance and fabrication of integrated diagnostic device platform (iMDx) for Dengue virus detection using diluted human blood
  • Fabrication and optimization of Solar Optics-based Active Pasteurization(SOAP) optofluidic devices for greywater reuse and thermal building control
  • Fabrication of Self-Activated Building Envelope Regulation System (SABER) sensors for passive ventilation and de-humidification control

University of California, Irvine: UV photolithography-based fabrication of 3-Dimensional Carbon-based Inter-digitated Electrode Arrays
(Prof. Marc Madou Lab) Summer 2015, Irvine, CA

Ewha University: Inhibition of Osteoclast Differentiation with Catalytic Activity of TRP14               (Prof. Woojin Jeong) Summer 2014, Seoul, Korea

Polaris BioSolution Inc.(Integrated to Samsung Electronics in Nov. 2011): Development of Quantitative Nt-proBNP and Troponin I Test
Summer 2011, San Diego, CA       


  • Fabrication and Assembly of Diagnostic Devices and Sensors
  • Microfluidics, Immunoconjugation Chemistry
  • Gene Cloning and Bioanalytical Techniques
  • Electrochemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • AutoCAD, SolidWorks


In progress: Integrative Solar Optofluidic Active Panels (iSOAP) for Greywater Disinfection and Photothermal Energy Storage


Bachelor of Science, Chemical Biology University of California, Berkeley: College of Chemistry                                           August 2012-May 2016