Office: 2S307

Chemical Engineering

Inha University

100 inha-Ro, Nam-gu

Incheon 22212


Tel: ++82-32-860-7476


Educations & Experiences



Research Theme

Mar. 1993 – Feb. 1997

  Inha University, Dept. of Chemical Eng. (B.S.)


Mar. 1997 – Feb. 1999

  Inha University, Dept. of Chemical Eng. (M.S.) (Prof. Y. Tak)

Materials design & electrochemistry - energy storage

Oct. 2000 – Feb. 2004

  Max-Planck-Institute of Microstructure PhysicsMartin-Luther Univ. (Ph.D)   

  (Prof. Ulrich Gösele and Prof. Ralf B. Wehrspohn)

Nanoimprint lithography

Self-ordered porous alumina

Preparation of nanowires & nanotubes

Feb. 2004 – Apr. 2005

  California Institute of Technology, Dept. of Electrical Eng. (Post-Doc.) 

  (Prof. Axel Scherer)

Semiconductor processing

µ-heater for microfluidics

May. 2005 – Aug. 2008

  Korea Institute of Ceramic Engieering and Technology

  Nanomaterials Application Division (Senior researcher)

Metal oxide nanostructures for bio-sensors  nd energy conversion

Sep. 2008 – present

  Inha University, Dept. of Chemical Eng, (Professor)

Anodization and battery materials


• High Contribution Award 2017, The Korean Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry (May. 2017)

• New Professional Engineer Award, 2015, The Korean Inst. of Surface Enginering (Nov. 2015)

• Best Research Article Award 2008, Korea Inst. of Ceramic Eng. & Tech (Feb. 2008)

Poster Session Award, 2005 International Society of Electrochemistry, Busan, Korea (Sep. 29, 2005) 

Poster Session Award, 2002 MRS spring meeting, San Francisco, USA. (Apr. 2002)

Max-Planck-Institute Scholarship, MPI Halle, Germany. (Oct. 2000 – Feb. 2004)

Poster Session Award, The Korea Electrochemical Society Fall Meeting, Seoul. (1998)

Poster Session Award, The Corrosion Society of Korea Fall Meeting, Seoul. (1997)