Department of Chemistry, Seoul National University


Associate Professor 

               Department of Chemistry, Seoul National University, Gwanak-ro 1, Seoul, 151-747, Republic of Korea

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                  Editor, J. Polym. Sci. Part A.: Polym. Chem




                  1999 – 2003 Ph.D. Chemistry, Caltech, CA, USA (Advisor: R. H. Grubbs, 2005 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry)

                  1996 – 1999 B.S. Chemistry, KAIST, Korea



                  2013 – Present Editor, J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem.

                  2008 – 2012 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Seoul National University

                  2004 – 2008 Principal Researcher, Advanced R&D Group, Cheil Industries Inc.

                  2003 – 2004 Post Doctoral Research Fellow, UC Berkeley, CA, USA (Advisor: Jean M. J. Fréchet)





                  2014 Presidential Young Scientist Award, President of the Republic Korea and Korean Academy of Science and Technology 

                  2013 Distinguished Lectureship Award, The Chemical Society of Japan

                  2012 IUPAC, 14thConference on Polymers and Organic Chemistry (POC) – Young Investigator Lectureship Award

                  2011 Asian Core Program Lectureship Award

                  2010 Chungam Young Investigator Fellowship (POSCO Foundation)

                  2004 Herbert Newby McCoy Award (the best thesis award in Department of Chemistry at Caltech)