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Seok Lew

School of Engineering

Department of Engineering


Ph.D. (Bioengineering), 2008, University of Utah
M.A. (Theological Studies), 1997, Wheaton College
M.S. (Mechanical Engineering), 1992, University of Michigan
B.S. (Mechanical Engineering), 1990, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Dr. Lew joined Olivet’s full-time faculty in 2016. He is teaching courses in vibration and computer-aided engineering (CAE). His areas of professional expertise include brain source imaging, electroencephalography, magnetoencephalography, realistic human head conductor modeling, biosensor, and vibration.

Before joining Olivet’s faculty, Dr. Lew worked as an engineer for LG Industrial System, Nada Sound & Vibration and M-Biotech. He also worked as a post-doctorate research fellow in Massachusetts General Hospital (MEG Core Lab). As a research associate in Boston Children’s Hospital (BabyMEG Lab), he also served concurrently as a faculty-level instructor for Harvard Medical School.

His recent research projects include: “Non-Invasive Imaging System for Fetal Brain Development” for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Grant Challenge and “Samsung Head Mount Device (HMD) Test and Evaluation Study” for Samsung Electronics. He holds three U.S. patents in the field of biomedical engineering.

When he’s not in the classroom or lab, you may find him playing tennis, bicycling, reading or enjoying time with his children. He and his wife, Sookhyun Byun, are the parents of a daughter, Michelle, and a son, Chris. They are active members of Onnuri Church of Boston and Naperville, Illinois, where he serves in international mission support and as a college group mentor.

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