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Chan Beum Park

E-mail: parkcb at kaist.ac.kr

Phone: +82-42-350-3340

 

Professor Park received his B.S. (1991), M.S. (1995), and Ph.D. (1999) degrees from POSTECH, then pursued postdoctoral research at the University of California, Berkeley (1999-2002), and worked as an assistant professor at the Arizona State University (2002-2006) before joining KAIST as a faculty member of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. 
 

Experience:

- Director, National Creative Research Initiative Center (CRI, 창의연구단), 2015 ~ present

- Visiting Professor, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2015 ~ 2016
- KAIST Faculty Senate, member, 2014 ~ 2015
- KAIST-designated Chair Professor, 2013 ~ 2016 

- PI, National Research Laboratory (NRL, 국가지정연구실), 2008 ~ 2016
- Professor, KAIST, 2012 ~ present

- Associate Professor, KAIST, 2008 ~ 2012 (tenured since March 2011)

- Assistant Professor, KAIST, 2006 ~ 2008

- Assistant Professor, Arizona State University, Tempe, US, 2002 ~ 2006 

- Post-doctoral Researcher, University of California, Berkeley, US, 1999 ~ 2002 

 

Awards & Honors:

- Beaufort Scholar, 2016, St John’s College, Cambridge, United Kingdom

- Collaborative Research Award (공동연구상), 2015, KAIST

- Faculty Overseas Research Fellowship, 2015, SBS Foundation, ROK

- People Glorifying Korea (한빛사), Jun., & Nov., 2014, BRIC

- Nano Korea 2014, Best Poster Award (Grand Prix)

- Prime Minister's Award, 2013, ROK (국무총리 표창, 제46회 과학의 날 유공자 포상)

- KAIST-designated Chair Professor, 2013 ~ 2016, KAIST (카이스트 지정 석좌교수)

- People Glorifying Korea (한빛사), Aug. 2013, BRIC

- Technology Innovation Award (Gran Prix), 2012, KAIST (기술혁신대상, 한국과학기술원)

- Science & Technology Achievement Award, 2012, ROK (정부연구개발 최우수성과상, 국가과학기술위원회)

- Daam-Yeun Award for Research Excellence, 2012, KSBB (담연학술상, 한국생물공학회)

- Scientist of Month Award, 2012, MEST, ROK (이달의 과학기술자상, 2012년 3월 수상자, 교육과학기술부)

- Samsung Human Tech Award (삼성휴먼테크 금상), 2012 

- People Glorifying Korea (한빛사), Feb. & Sep. 2012, BRIC

- Top 50 R&D achievements, 2012, MEST, ROK (교육과학기술부 R&D 대표 우수성과 50선)

- People Glorifying Korea (한빛사), Feb. 2011, BRIC

- Samsung Human Tech Award (삼성휴먼테크 금상), 2011

- Top 10 News in Science and Engineering in Korea, 2010 (대한민국 10대 과학기술 뉴스, 한국과총)

- Top 100 R&D achievements, 2010, MEST, ROK (교육과학기술부 R&D 대표 우수성과 100선)

- Samsung Human Tech Award (삼성휴먼테크 동상), 2010

- Research Excellence Award, 2009, KAIST (학술상, 한국과학기술원)

- People Glorifying Korea (한빛사), Jun. 2009, BRIC

- Samsung Human Tech Award (삼성휴먼테크 장려상), 2009

- People Glorifying Korea (한빛사), Jan. 2008, BRIC

- Best Paper Award, 2006, IUMRS-ICA

- LG Chem Lectureship Award, 2004, KIChE-US Chapter      

GRADUATE STUDENTS & STAFF MEMBERS

Dr. Chang Heon Lee

Post-doctoral researcher

E-mail : lechang@kaist.ac.kr

Phone : +82-42-350-3380

Education :

Dr. Byung Il Lee

Post-doctoral researcher

E-mail : polaris89@kaist.ac.kr

Phone : +82-42-350-3380

Education :
- BS, KAIST, 2008 ~ 2012

Yang Woo Lee

PhD's degree candidate

E-mail : leeyw1848@kaist.ac.kr

Phone : +82-42-350-3380

Education :
- MS, KAIST, 2011 ~ 2013
- BS, KAIST, 2007 ~ 2011

Su Keun Kuk

PhD's degree candidate

E-mail : kuksugen@kaist.ac.kr

Phone : +82-42-350-5340

Education :
- BS, KAIST, 2008 ~ 2013

Da Som Choi

PhD's degree candidate

E-mail : dasom90@kaist.ac.kr

Phone : +82-42-350-5340

Education :
- BS, KAIST, 2008 ~ 2013

You Jung Chung

PhD's degree candidate

E-mail : youjj91@kaist.ac.kr

Phone : +82-42-350-3380

Education :
- MS, KAIST, 2014 ~ 2016
- BS, KAIST, 2009 ~ 2014

Ding Wang

PhD's degree candidate

E-mail : wangding@kaist.ac.kr

Phone : +82-42-350-5340

Education :
- MS, Kyungpook Nat. Univ., '13 ~'15
- BS, Nanjing Normal Univ., '09 ~ '13

Kayoung Kim

PhD's degree candidate

E-mail : kayoungkim@kaist.ac.kr

Phone : +82-42-350-3380

Education :
- MS, KAIST, 2014 ~ 2016
- BS, POSTECH, 2007 ~ 2011

Giyeong Son

PhD's degree candidate

E-mail : giyeong.son@kaist.ac.kr

Phone : +82-42-350-3380

Education :
- MS, KAIST, 2015 ~ 2017
- BS, Yonsei University, 2011 ~ 2015

Jinhyun Kim

PhD's degree candidate

E-mail : bagsakjh@kaist.ac.kr

Phone : +82-42-350-3380

Education :
- BS, GIST, 2011 ~ 2016

Jinhyeong Jang

PhD's degree candidate

E-mail : ⁠jinhyeong.jang@kaist.ac.kr

Phone : +82-42-350-3380

Education :

Jeongho Kim

Master's degree candidate

E-mail : kjh1013@kaist.ac.kr

Phone : +82-42-350-5340

Education :
- BS, Korea University, 2011 ~ 2017

Sung Hyun Ko

Master's degree candidate

E-mail : shkj77@kaist.ac.kr

Phone : +82-42-350-5340

Education :
- BS, Sejong University, 2013 ~ 2017

Jaeho Yoon

Master's degree candidate

E-mail : comee11@kaist.ac.kr

Phone : +82-42-350-3380

Education :
- BS, Yonsei University, 2013 ~ 2017

Jin Ha Jang

Master's degree candidate

E-mail : jjh651910@kaist.ac.kr

Phone : +82-42-350-5340

Education :

Yerin Hur

Master's degree candidate

E-mail : gjdpfls2003@kaist.ac.kr

Phone : +82-42-350-5340

Education :

Hye Sun Song

Researcher

E-mail : song1004@kaist.ac.kr

Phone : +82-42-350-8445

Education :

ALUMNI

Dr. Jungki Ryu

Master’s Degree : 2006 ~ 2007

Thesis title: Analysis of beta-amyloid self-assembly on solid surface using atomic force microscopy and surface plasmon resonance

PhD’s Degree : 2007 ~ 2011

Thesis title: Peptide self-assembly for functional nanomaterials: synthesis, characterization, and applications

Current Affiliation:

2011 ~ 2014: Post-doc, MIT
2014 ~ present:
Assistant Professor
School of Energy and Chemical Engineering
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST, 울산과학기술원)
http://bioinspired.unist.ac.kr/index.sko

Dr. Seong Yoon Lim

PhD’s Degree : 2007 ~ 2012

Thesis title: Synthesis of organic/inorganic hybrid nanomaterials for optical biosensors and cell-free protein expression system

Current Affiliation:

2012 ~ present:
Senior Researcher
LG Chem Research Park (LG화학 중앙연구소)

Dr. Sahng Ha Lee

Master’s Degree : 2006 ~ 2008

Thesis title: Effect of metal nanoparticles on electrochemical regeneration of cofactor for redox enzymatic reactions

PhD’s Degree : 2008 ~ 2012

Thesis title: Design and engineering of artificial photosynthesis in biocatalytic assemblies

Current Affiliation:

2013 ~ 2015: Post-doc, Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)
2015 ~ present:
Research Assistant Professor, KAIST

Dr. Joon Seok Lee

Master’s Degree : 2007 ~ 2009

Thesis title: Microfluidic self-assembly and fibrillation of amyloid peptides for high-throughput analysis

PhD’s Degree : 2009 ~ 2012

Thesis title: Self-assembly of amyloid peptides for the synthesis of functional nanobiomaterials

Current Affiliation:

2013 ~ 2015: Post-doc, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
2015 ~ present:
Senior Researcher (선임연구원)
Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST, 한국과학기술연구원)

Dr. Sook Hee Ku

Master’s Degree : 2007 ~ 2009

Thesis title: Solid-phase self-assembly of amyloid peptides and its cytotoxicity to cells

PhD’s Degree : 2009 ~ 2013

Thesis title: Synthesis of bio-inspired nanomaterials for tissue engineering

Current Affiliation:

2013 ~ 2015: Post-doc, KIST
2015 ~ 2016: Post-doc, University of Minnesota
2016 ~ present:
Senior Researcher (선임연구원)
Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH, 한국생산기술연구원)

Dr. Jae Hong Kim

Master’s Degree : 2008 ~ 2010

Thesis title: Development of self-assembled photoluminescent peptide nanomaterials as efficient sensing platform

PhD’s Degree : 2010 ~ 2014

Thesis title: Nanobiocatalytic assemblies for artificial photosynthesis

Current Affiliation:

2014 ~ 2018: Post-doc, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
2018 ~ present:
Senior Researcher
LG Chem Research Park (LG화학 중앙연구소)

Dr. Dong Heon Nam

Master’s Degree : 2008 ~ 2010

Thesis title: Synthesis and characterization of quantum dots and I-III-VI2 chalcopyrite nanoparticles for their application to artificial photosynthesis

PhD’s Degree : 2010 ~ 2015

Thesis title: Photo-induced electron transfer for water splitting and redox biocatalytic synthesis

Current Affiliation:

2016 ~ 2018: Post-doc, University of Cambridge, England
2018 ~ present:
Senior Researcher
SAMSUNG Display Co.

Dr. Minah Lee

Master’s Degree : 2009 ~ 2011

Thesis title: Development of light-harvesting synthetic woods for artificial photosynthesis

PhD’s Degree : 2011 ~ 2015

Thesis title: Design of materials for bio-inspired energy conversion and storage

Current Affiliation:

2015 ~ 2018: Post-doc, Stanford University
2018 ~ present:
Senior Researcher
Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST, 한국과학기술연구원)

Dr. Jong Wan Ko

Master’s Degree : 2010 ~ 2012

⁠Thesis title: Bio-inspired carbon dioxide mineralization for the synthesis of metal oxides and their applications

PhD’s Degree : 2012 ~ 2017

Thesis title: Nature-inspired design and synthesis of metal oxides for energy applications

Current Affiliation:

2017 ~ present:
Senior Researcher (선임연구원)
Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH, 한국생산기술연구원)

Dr. Eun Jin Son

PhD’s Degree : 2012 ~ 2018 (Master-PhD Integrated Degree)

Thesis title: Photoelectrochemical platforms for solar water oxidation and biocatalytic photosynthesis

Current Affiliation:

2018 ~ present:
Korea Technology Finance Corporation (기술보증기금, KIBO)

Sungjin Kim

Master’s Degree : 2009 ~ 2011

Thesis title: Mussel-inspired mineralization of calcium carbonate and bone hydroxyapatite

Current Affiliation:

Graduate student (SAMSUNG scholarship recipient, 삼성장학생)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US

Kyeong Hwan You

Master’s Degree : 2010 ~ 2012

Thesis title: Highly photoactive, low bandgap TiO2 nanoparticles wrapped by graphene

Current Affiliation:

SK Chemical Co.

Hwa Young Lee

Master’s Degree : 2011 ~ 2013

Thesis title: Hydrogen-terminated silicon nanowires for biocatalyzed artificial photosynthesis

Current Affiliation:

LG Chemical Co.

Gyeong Min Ryu

Master’s Degree : 2013 ~ 2015

Thesis title: Hematite-based biocatalytic photoelectrochemical cells and their applications

Current Affiliation:

SK Innovation Co.

Woo Seok Choi

Master’s Degree : 2014-2016

Thesis title: Human urine-fueled, light-driven NADH regeneration for redox biocatalysis

Current Affiliation:

K-Water (한국수자원공사)