Taeghwan Hyeon

Taeghwan Hyeon
Taeghwan Hyeon
  • Adjunct Professor

Primary Research Area

  • Synthetic Bioengineering

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Education

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Northwestern University, Catalysis Center, June 1996-July 1997, Advisor: Wolfgang M. H. Sachtler
  • Thesis: Nanostructured Catalytic and Magnetic Materials: Sonochemical Synthesis and Characterization; Advisor: Kenneth S. Suslick
  • Ph. D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Inorganic Chemistry, 1996
  • M. S., Seoul National University, Chemistry, 1989
  • B. S., Seoul National University, Chemistry, 1987

Other Professional Employment

  • 2012. 06 - Director, Center for Nanoparticle Research, Institue for Basic Science
  • 2010 - Associate Editor, J. Am. Chem. Soc.
  • 2011 - SNU Distinguished Fellow (University Distinguished Professor)
  • 2002 - 2010 Director, National Creative Research Initiative Center for Oxide Nanocrystalline Materials
  • 1997. 09 - Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University
  • 1996 - 1997 Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University, Catalysis Center
  • 1990 - 1991 Coordinate for General chemistry laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Seoul National University
  • 1989 - 1990 Coordinate for General chemistry laboratory, Department of Chemistry, POSTECH

Primary Research Area

  • Synthetic Bioengineering

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Honors

  • IUVSTA* Prize for Technology, Aug, 2016 (*International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique and Applications)
  • Korea Best Scientist Award (Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning; Korean Federation of Science and technology Societies), July, 2016
  • Ho-Am Prize (Samsung Hoam Foundation), June, 2012
  • SNU Distinguished Fellow (only 3 Professors in SNU), February, 2010
  • Top 100 Chemists of the decade (2000-2010) by UNESCO&IUPAC(ranked at 37th in chemistry area; 19th in Materials Science)
  • POSCO-T J Park Award, POSCO-ChungAm Foundation, March, 2008
  • The 4th DuPont Science and Technology Award, DuPont Korea, April, 2005
  • 5th Korean Young Scientist Award, Awarded to one researcher in a given field per every other year by the President of Korea, March, 2002
  • Scientist of the Month Award, Ministry of Science and Technology,Korea, August, 2002
  • Shinyang Science Award, Shinyang Foundation, December, 2007
  • Excellent Researcher Award, Division of Inorganic Chemistry of the Korean Chemical Society, April, 2005
  • The first Korean Chemical Society-Wiley Young Chemist Award, Korean Chemical Society, October, 2001
  • T. S. Piper Award, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Inorganic Chemistry, 1996 (Best thesis award in the Inorganic Chemistry Division of UIUC)
  • Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry, UK, since September, 2006
  • University of Illinois Chemistry Department Fellowship,1993-1996
  • Korean Government Oversea Fellowship,1991-1996
  • Peer reviewer for Nature Materials, J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chemi., Adv. Mater., J. Phys. Chem., Chem. Mater., Small, and Chem Commun.

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