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2020-08 11 Important News

[Faculty]Discovery of New Causative Gene of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that inflames various joints of the body, typically hands and feet, and possibly also the lungs and blood vessels. Swelling of the joints causes pain and stiffness, and if it persists, fatigue and weight loss will follow. Professor Bae Sang-cheol (Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine) became the first in the world to identify six novel susceptibility loci of the rheumatoid arthritis, and has thus received worldwide recognition. Bae is a pioneer in genetic epidemiological studies and the innovative research of rheumatoid diseases underlying precision medicine. Bae's primary research field was rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus (a similar autoimmune disease) which are both intractable diseases. Since 2000, Bae has conducted genetic epidemiology research in order to determine the causes of the disease. The aim of the study was to discover the correlation between rheumatoid arthritis and genomic genetic drift. “The analyzation was made possible thanks to the Korean Chip, a genetic chip containing nearly one million bits of Korean genetic information, provided by the dielectric center of the Korea National Institute of Health,” said Bae. Moreover, to better understand the biological mechanisms, the research combined the computational biological analysis about the information on transcriptome, the sum of the RNA expressed in a cell or tissue, and epigenome, the sum of information in the sequence changed by genomes. Bae succeeded in identifying six new causative genetic drifts of rheumatoid arthritis that had not been reported before, named SLAMF6, CXCL13, SWAP70, NFKBIA, ZFP36L1, and LINC00158. In particular, he found a new causative genetic drift, named SH2B3, which is found exclusively in East Asian patients. “The new finding will allow a deeper understanding of the outbreak mechanism of rheumatoid arthritis, and it will be utilized to predict and diagnose the disease as well as to develop customized treatment for patients in the future,” said Bae. Professor Bae Sang-cheol (Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine) found six new causative genetic drifts of rheumatoid arthritis. (Photo courtesy of Bae) Currently, Bae is working to realize future medical science that will correctly predict and prevent rheumatoid disease. “There is still a lack of research on Asians who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis," explained Bae. "We will continue to study patients' prognoses, drug reactions, and causes of deterioration, beyond simple genetics. I hope our future study will soon be able to compensate for the inadequacy of the current information.” Hwang Hee-won

2020-08 03

[Faculty][ERICA’s Power]Department of Transportation and Logistics Engineering Professor Lee Gun-woo, who Returns to His Alma

From student to professor! Transportation expert returns to his university Professor Lee Gun-woo in the Department of Transportation and Logistics (Department of Transportation Engineering, Class of '96) Professor Lee Gun-woo, who was appointed at the beginning of the year as a professor in the College of Engineering Sciences' Department of Transportation and Logistics, set out for a new challenge. He has come back to his alma mater, where he spent his college years actively participating in school clubs and the student council, as a professor. Let’s meet Professor Lee, who says that he will be faithful to education and research by maintaining communication with students at his alma mater. ▲ Professor Lee Gun-woo in the Department of Transportation and Logistics Engineering (Department of Transportation Engineering, Class of '96) Looking forward to meeting his students as his juniors and as pupils Professor Lee Gun-woo, who was appointed last March is an alumnus of the ERICA Department of Transportation Engineering, class of '96. After graduating from MIT and finishing his studies at the University of California, Irvine, he has been responsible for research in shipping, harbors, and international distribution for five years at the Korea Maritime Institute (KMI). In 2007, he worked as a professor in Chung-ang University's Department of International Logistics and came back to his alma mater this year as a professor in ERICA's Department of Transportation and Logistics Engineering. “The Department of International Logistics is affiliated with the College of Business and Economics, which has economics as its base. Because my academic background is in engineering, there were some disparities. There have been limits to practicing 100% of what I have studied until now. Just in time, I was able to transfer thanks to a request from my alma mater, Hanyang University.” His goals are unique as it is his first year working as a professor at his former school. Although working at the university he graduated from feels comfortable, there is more pressure from the thought of needing to lead his students, who are both his juniors in school and his pupils. Unfortunately, however, he is not yet able to have face-to-face classes with his students due to COVID-19. Even though his teaching is being done online, he simultaneously felt both comfort and anxiety when conducting his first lecture. “I could not foresee to what extent students would be able to follow along. There was also the problem of online lectures. The saddest thing is that I do not get to meet the students. It is unfortunate that I cannot meet them in person, communicate with them, get feedback on what they do not understand, and help them understand better. After all, there are limits to listening to what students think through email and phone calls.” The preparation process for online lectures is also quite burdensome. It takes about twice as long to prepare materials, record the lectures, edit, and upload them. There are sometimes situations when errors occur, such as his voice not being heard due to microphone errors. While this is not familiar work, he is gradually adapting to it through trial and error. ▲ Professor Lee Gun-woo is leading a research project in Transportation and Green Logistics through the Sustainable Transportation and Logistics Laboratory Concentrating on sustainable transportation environment and green logistics Hanyang University's Department of Transportation Engineering was first established in Korea in 1988. The pride of the alumni are so great as well. It was reorganized into the current Department of Transportation and Logistics Engineering by emphasizing the role of logistics in 2012. The subject which Professor Lee Gun-woo teaches is in the field of logistics. Similar to transportation, logistics has multidisciplinary characteristics. Perspectives change according to the point of view. In humanities logistics expands on the basis of trade, and in industral engineering and transportation engineering it expands into the field of engineering. Professor Lee is lecturing in the current department on "Transportation Logistics Economics" and "Sustainable Transportation and Green Logistics" in graduate school. From the second semester, he will provide lectures on "Logistics Management Engineering," "Logistics Systems Design," and "Special Lectures on Logistics." In the "Sustainable Transportation and Logistics Laboratory" that he is operating, students conduct research on the transportation environment and green logistics. Public health research includes atmosphere pollution emission estimation research, atmosphere diffusion analysis research, research on the effects of air pollution on humans, public convenience and ripple effects of transportation management techniques, and transportation logistics eco-friendly policies. It also includes effect analysis research on the introduction of new technology in the transportation and logistics field, such as eco-friendly transportation systems like electric cars and autonomous vehicles. According to Professor Lee, “It is research favored by the public but not government officials or businesses.” However, the interest and importance of this field will increase as international societies emphasizing eco-friendliness such as green-house gas reduction. Professor Lee’s most memorable achievement among all his research is receiving the Pyke-Johnson Award which is awarded in the transportation planning and environmental field as one of the five academic awards givem by the US Transportation Research Board. At the end of his PH.D program in 2010, he was awarded for his first SCI paper. He said that “it was the result of the help of Professor Stephen G. Richie who led his doctoral program, an excellent education provided by the department professors, and his fellow colleagues who participated in the doctoral program.” The Pyke-Johnson Award is the oldest award and has the highest authority in the transportation field, which can even be called an honor to one’s family. At that time, his award became a big issue in his college because it was the first award in the 30 years in the department. ▲ Professor Lee Gun-woo, who set his first step as a professor, senior, and teacher this year in ERICA showed his unique goal Educating the right expert with skill and humanity The changes to the ERICA Campus are truly amazing compared to when he first came to the school 24 years ago. To a great extent, the changes could be called "convulsions of nature." Professor Lee was amazed at the scenery and said, “The campus landscape is well organized, with many new buildings,” and that he "can feel the school’s enormous development in my skin.” Then, what was his most memorable experience when looking back at his college years? He choses "treet cafes" as the answer. The first words of his colleagues was the same when they heard he was appointed as a professor at his alma. “It has become a memory that I cannot forget now. When I was in school, there were lots of potholes on concrete pavers in front of the main entrance because it was a time when school peripheries were not yet developed. There, we collected branches and made campfires. Then we drank, sang, and debated with colleagues and our seniors.” One strength of Hanyang members that he has experienced and observed is their diligence. There is a tendency to overcome difficulties instead of running away from them. This is one of the reasons why numerous alumni are actively working in unimaginable fields all over the world. What he emphasizes to his students as their school senior and as their professor is humanity. Professor Lee underscores that he wishes "to educate proper experts with great humanity” and that “one can be responsible for their position if they were told that they have a great capacity for humanity.” That is why he helps students with etiquette and manners that are needed in social lives such as writing emails that do not convey rudeness. “Sometimes, I receive two-line emails without indicating one’s identity like sending a text message. Most of the time, it would be the case that students do not know how, but in real society that should not be done. In the past, I have shown students' emails as examples of etiquette. Since then, the students’ emails have changed. I try to teach these small but important factors to students whenever I have time.” He plans to talk more about students’ future careers. That is because of what his professor told him was of great help when he was a university student. “I want students to have their own dreams. While in university, I want them to find what they like and live a life that does not make them give up their dream.” Professor Lee highlights that he will be more faithful to education and research as a new professor. He plans on making opportunities to contribute to society when professional advice or an opinion on the transportation and logistics field is needed. We look forward to his future achievements and are cheering for his new start at his alma mater. Written by Oh In-sook Photo by Ha Ji-kwon This article is published in the ‘HY ERICA’ 2020 Summer Edition Click to see HY ERICA 2020 Summer Edition (Volume 95) Click to see ‘HY ERICA’ in [[Hanyang Wiki]] Global News Team Translation by: Park Gyeong-min

2020-07 29

[Faculty][ERICA's Innovation] A Healthy Society Comes from Healthy Communication, Professor Lee Byung-kwan, Department of Advertising & Public Relations

A healthy society comes from health communication, Professor Lee Byung-kwan, Department of Advertising & Public Relations The world is going through chaos because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In times like this, accurate communication is essential. Professor Lee Byung-kwan, a first-generation health communication researcher in Korea, warned that it would be difficult to overcome the crisis if rapid and active communication is not conducted. ▲Professor Lee Byung-kwan, Department of Advertising & Public Relations WIth COVID-19, what is the role of communication? The Wall Street Journal highlighted Jeong Eun-kyung's consistent honesty, information-based analysis, and composure as powerful calmatives for Koreans. Professor Lee Byung-kwan, a health communication expert, gave a positive assessment from a different perspective. "Epidemiologists and medical professionals tend to only deliver the threats of diseases scientifically and objectively. However, the public cares more about the dangers that they present to individuals and their families. Unlike previous infectious diseases, they have fully understood the needs of the public and have been conveying information that the public is curious about." Having said this, Professor Lee praised the quarantine authorities for giving briefings every single day since the outbreak of COVID-19. Delivery of accurate information is important to prevent the public from being biased against fake news. This phenomenon is called the "Negative Dominance Model." "During a pandemic, the government should manage two things at the same time. One is quarantine, and the other is the delivery of accurate information via communication. Otherwise, the public will overestimate the threat and get anxious. On the contrary, they may underestimate the threat and react negligently." A very good example of social panic occured during the MERS and swine flu outbreaks. Fake news that spreads excessive fear and anxiety during a pandemic is another virus that needs to be eradicated. ▲ Professor Lee Byung-kwan is putting forth efforts to strengthen students' abilities to foster sincere social skills Building a Platform to Discuss Domestic Health Communication Professor Lee Byung-kwan's research field is health communication. It is the field of exploring communication strategies to enhance the health of our society. In other words, it is a field of communication that "provides information", " influences others", "provides motivation", as well as "reflects attitude and behavior", and "strengthens competence" in relation to the health of individuals and society. There are many topics that directly relate to the health of individuals and society, such as treatments and responses to problems like AIDS, obesity, drunk-driving, dating violence, smoking, and so on. Politics and medical and pharmaceutical industries are also included. Although the research field is diverse, we are able to see that all these topics are closely related to our lives. Over the past decade, the importance of health communication has been increasing alongside diseases like swine flu and MERS. However, ten years ago, Korea did not have a platform for health communication. In fact, Professor Lee Byungkwan was only able to encounter the field of health communication when he was in America for further studies but did not pay much attention to it. However, he got interested in this field while conducting research on AIDS and family planning campaigns in Africa with his advisor. For this, he is very grateful to his advisor. ▲What is Health Communication? "The good thing about health communication research is that the subject and target of the study are not abstract. They are real and clear. I also have a little sense of pride that I am able to help in solving health-related problems." After returning to Korea, Lee, together with other professors, started a Health Communication Research Association which later became an official academic association in 2009 with Lee serving as the first Chairman. He also received a commendation for serving as an advisor to the AIDS/Tuberculosis Advisory Committee from the Disease Control and Prevention Center. Professor Lee Byung-kwan's field of interest is the evaluation of the effectiveness of various disease-related campaigns. Holding campaigns is important but calculating the impact of these campaigns is equally important. Last year, Lee offered a solution to measure the actual impact for a tuberculosis campaign which required the largest budget in Korea after smoking. "To measure the effectiveness of the campaign, we need to measure the behavior changes before and after exposure to the campaign. However, our daily routines are uncontrolled, which makes it difficult to assess the changes accurately. Hence, these methodological limitations should be overcome by statistical algorithms for more accurate results. The recent research studies have reflected this interest." In relation to this, Professor Lee published an evaluation of the tuberculosis campaign impact in one of the medical journals called the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. Currently, Professor Lee is carrying out a research study on Bayesian structural time-series mode algorithms to measure the impact anti-smoking campaigns have had over the last 5 years. ▲Professor Lee Byung-kwan, who served as the first president of the Korea Health Communication Association, is being credited for leading the development of health communication in Korea. Finding worth in the community Professor Lee Byung-kwan worked as a member of National Committee in Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response in 2015 when MERS broke out and paid close attention to live social media messages. At that time, Lee was establishing a system to monitor social media data in real-time by using machine learning techniques when MERS broke out, giving Professor Lee the chance to help prevent the spread of MERS while collecting and analyzing the public's opinion at the same time. He also advised the Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response team to monitor social media data steadily during the outbreak of COVID-19. As such, Professor Lee showed interest in data science that uses machine learning or AI as a method to study health communication. "Students who study social science tend to think that they are not real 'scientists,' but social science requires a scientific approach to explain social phenomena. Therefore, I always oppose arguments that are abstract and emphasize that students think theoretically with evidence." Professor Lee mentioned that studying health communication makes him naturally interested in medical services. He conducted an Industry Coupled Problem Based Learning (IC-PBL) project at Ansan Medical Welfare Social Cooperative last year. From conducting cooperative and community health communication cooperation classes with students, innovative ideas were found. To contricute to the community, Lee plans to create an "Ansan City Health Map" that provides health indicators for local members in Ansan. Written by: Park Young-im Photos by: Ha Ji-kwon This information was published in Hanyang University Newsletter "HY ERICA Summer Issue 2020 (No.95)" ▶ HY ERICA summer issue 2020 (No.95) ▶ Know more about HY ERICA at [[HYUWIKI]] Global News Team Translation by: Lee Hee-jin

2020-07 27

[Faculty][ERICA’s Keyword] Ranked 6th in the World Among Experts in the Field of Marine Biomedical Research, Department of Marine Science and Convergence Engineering Chair-professor Kim Se-kwon

Continuous and passionate steps of the 6th ranked expert in the field of marine biomedical research Professor Kim Se-kwon of the Department of Marine Science and Convergence Engineering “There is nothing in this world that is achieved without pain. It is sometimes painful to achieve answers to certain things like studying, research, and work, but your efforts will eventually bear fruit if you concentrate with passion.” Professor Kim Se-kwon was awarded the International Scientist Award at the 33rd International Khwarizmi Awards Ceremony this year, which centers around world-class scientists. He was also selected as the 6th ranked expert in the field of marine biomedical research from the US medical field research paper evaluation organization. Let's think about what passion is through the story of Professor Kim Se-kwon, who is gaining worldwide recognition for his expertise and influence. ▲ Hanyang University ERICA Department of Marine Science and Convergence Engineering Chair-professor Kim Se-kwon Q1. As the chair-professor of Hanyang University ERICA's Department of Marine Science and Convergence Engineering, in which classes do you meet students? A1. The Department of Marine Science and Convergence Engineering deals with understanding and preserving future Earth environmental changes and the fast-changing characteristics of the marine environment in response to the national advancement of marine development-related technologies. I've decided to give two lectures to freshmen this year. The topic of the first lecture is "Know the ocean to see the future: Marine living resources that bring money from the 4th industrial revolution" and the second lecture is "Healthcare utilizing marine biological resources." I've also had presentation and debate sessions with graduate school students on the topic of "Exploring and developing physiologic substances from marine biological resources." Q2. Over the past 10 years you have published about 200 research papers regarding marine organisms in SCI-level international journals. What have you been researching about marine organisms? A2. In China, there is an antique pharmaceutical book called Chinese Herbal Medicine (華本草, 13 volumes) that is similar to Korea's Dong-uibogam. This book deals with biological resources, descriptions, and effects that have been used as medicines in China, and it identifies about 200 marine organisms that were used as medicines 500 years ago. However, because of the abrupt development of medical plant domestication technologies, fewer than 10 marine organism species are currently being used. I published a book called Marine Organisms and Herbal Medicine based on the information on the marine organisms that were written about as medicinal herbs in Chinese Herbal Medicine. Moreover, Korea imports most herbal medicinal materials from China, but it was revealed that their pesticide pollution is very serious. This is why I started research into creating herbal medicine materials(bio new medicine) from marine waters, which exists in our sea and is an untapped resource. I mostly examined the vitality by separating new natural materials from marine organisms, disclosed their structures, and sought to discover their application methods by realizing the effect mechanisms. As a result, I could discover diverse vitalizations such as anticancer, anti-aging, anti-allergy, anti-dementia, antidiabetes, and antihypertensive uses. Q3. You received an International Scientist Award at the 33rd International Khwarizimi Awards in February and also the 2019 Best Paper Award at the world-class journal in marine biomedical sciences field Marine Drugs. A3. The International Khwarizimi Award is an award that was established by the Iranian government in 1987 in honor of Muhammad Ibn-Musa al-Khwarizmi (770-840 CE), the first Persian mathematician and astronomer to establish the concept of algebra. It is an international award that selects award-winning journals of science and technology through the support of diverse international organizations such as UNESCO. A professor at the Iran Institute of Science and Technology read some of my research papers, became interested, and nominated me for a Khwarizmi Award. I did not expect to be awarded but was given the pleasure of winning the award. Different from other winners, I had other 4-day award schedules. So, I participated in invited lectures at the Iran Institute of Science and Technology and the Iran Institute of Ocean Science and Technology. Also, I was asked to give an advisory opinion by the SAFF Offshore Industries Company and discuss mutual cooperation methods. The reason why I received the Best Paper Award from Marine Drugs was due to the review paper that suggested the possibility of utilizing protein and peptides in the processing of residues that are thrown away after marine products are processed as functional cosmetic materials. I am aware that I was selected as the winner because the paper quotation rate was high worldwide. I am happy that I am gaining international recognition for the efforts I have made and results that I have found. Q4. Was there a special reason why you became interested in the marine bio-field? A4. In the ocean, there are about 300,000 species that amount to 80% of all animal species on earth, but more than 96% are unused resources. Some maritime states that are close to the ocean, along with some developed countries, are showing a trend of shifting the subjects of biomaterial development from land resources to unused marine animals. Korea, which is surrounded on three sides by ocean and holds maritime jurisdiction that is 4.5 times larger than its territory, has abundant maritime resources, but unfortunately is not using them properly. About 40 years ago when I started my research, only a scarce amount of resources such as fish and marine algae (seaweed, laver, kelp) were used as food sources, and other living marine resources were not used. There wasn't even basic research being conducted on marine organisms. Therefore, I established the Marine Biochemistry Research Laboratory and progressed with research in order to effectively use living marine organisms. Since then I have explored numerous marine organisms for new functional substances and disclosed their functions. Such research must be undertaken to utilize living marine organisms in diverse ways. Since systemic research through biotechnology is in an insufficient state, much pain and effort were required to overcome this problem. ▲ Professor Kim Se-kwon was awarded the International Scientist Award at the 33rd International Khwarizimi Awards Ceremony this year and was ranked 6th among world-class experts in the marine biomedical field by the US medical field research paper evaluation organization. Q5. You were selected 5 years in a row as the Highly Cited Researchers(HCR) in the world by the Global Academic Information Enterprise and were selected last May as the 6th (Top 0.0075%) highest ranking world-class expert in the biomedical sciences field by the US medical field research paper evaluation organization. A5. I have spent time as a professor with three obligations in my mind as a scholar. First, to teach students well, second, performing creative research, and third, providing help to humanity with research outcomes. I have never considered myself an extraordinary person. Therefore, I thought I should put forth a lot of effort as I do not have enough capabilities. I have received good results by doing my best and being focused on my work. Q6. You have published about 40 professional books in English regarding the marine bio field. A6. When I was a visiting professor at Memorial University in Canada in 1999, I came to know a professor who had published about 60 books as an editor and works worldwide. I once suggested we publish a book in my field as joint-editors, but unfortunately this wasn't achieved. So, after a lot of thinking, I decided to publish on my own. Luckily, I had experience evaluating many publication plans for foreign publishers, thus could publish my first English professional books in the CRC Press, which is a famous publisher in the US. This gave me confidence, which let me publish more than 40 books after receiving publication requests from many publishers. Q7. You have strived with ongoing passion in research, paper presentation, and book publishing. Do you have your own special know-how? A7. I have made more efforts and focused on my work than any other by constantly thinking about my lack of abilities. Because of this, I gained confidence and built an attitude to try out anything with confidence. In fact, it takes a lot of courage from people with degrees in Korea to publish English professional papers. Regardless, I eventually did it. I don’t think there is a special know-how in anything. Q8. Do you think marine convergence engineering and the marine bio field will play a big role in future society? A8. There needs to be a collective scientific approach in order to manage the ocean environment, protect marine resources, and use them valuably for humanity. Therefore, marine convergence engineering will be of more importance in the future. Moreover, in the case of Korea, which is surrounded on three sides by ocean, the marine bio field that uses marine living organisms will grow into a new power industry for the nation. Q9. Do you have anything to say about passion to ERICA members and young researchers? A9. I remember the four elements of happiness that contemporary people must hold, suggested by one author. One, language studies, two, building academic knowledge, three, playing instruments, and four, enjoying sports. When looking closely at these four elements of happiness, they all require pain and passion in order to be achieved. It reminds us of "no pain, no gain." Although there will be painful aspects to researching, working, and trying to find answers, the time you get to feel happy will come faster if you focus on your work with passion. Now, diverse opportunities for growth will come in technologically innovative businesses along with the 4th industrial revolution. In technical innovation, creative research is necessary. So, you must put passion into developing your creative research capabilities. That will be the key to solving your worries about employment or startups. ▲ ‘2019 Best Paper Awards’ by Marine Drugs Chair-professor Kim Se-kwon and marine biomedical sciences Marine biomedical sciences is a field that explores medical usability of physiologic abilities of marine living organisms. Professor Kim Se-kwon, who is a world-renowned marine biomedical expert, continued his research on disclosing the various effects of marine living organisms in fields such as anticancer, anti-aging, anti-dementia, anti-obesity, and anti-diabetes. He recently received the 2019 Best Paper Awards from the global journal Marine Drugs. Production by Kim Hyun-ji Materials/photos by Professor Kim Se-kwon This content is published in 2020 Summer Edition (Volume 95) of ‘HY ERICA’, a Hanyang University newsletter ▶ Click to see HY ERICA 2020 Summer Edition (Volume 95) ▶ Click to see in detail ‘HY ERICA’ in [[Hanyang Wiki]] Global News Team Translation by: Park Gyeong-min

2020-02 28

[Faculty][HY's Excellence] Pioneering precision medicine using the largest cohort of SLE and RA combining clinical and genetic epidemiologic research

Professor Sang-Cheol Bae a Full Professor (1993~) and Distinguished Professor (2012~) of the Hanyang University; the former Director of the Hanyang University Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases (2005-2019); and Director of Hanyang University Institute for Rheumatology Research (2019~), Seoul, Korea. He is known to have an authority in the medical community who won the Wunsch Medical Award in 2018 and the Paiknam Great Scholar Award in 2020 which are the most prestigious awards. He has been acknowledged for his diagnosis and treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus [SLE] and Rheumatoid Arthritis [RA] in addition to other various clinical and translational research. His illustrious career shows excellent leadership as a medical service provider. And he is taking on the roles of a full member of SLICC (Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics) (1998~), a full member of National Academy of Medicine of Korea (2011~), the president of Korean Society of SLE Research (2016~), a full member of APLC (Asia Pacific Lupus Collaboration) (2016~), Vice president of Korean Academy of Medical Sciences (2018~), a full member of Korean Academy of Science and Technology (2018~) and the elected president of 15th International Congress on SLE (2023). Based on clinical and genetic epidemiologic research with his largest SLE and RA cohorts, he is currently preparing to develop new therapeutics and personalized treatment of SLE and RA according to the causes of the disease. In 2016, Professor Bae produced significant results related to lupus through research that was a joint effort with the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) of the U.S. with the involvement of a large number of national and international university hospitals. With Koreans mainly constituting the research subjects, the genetic variant of the immune genes of a total of 17,000 patients in East Asia and those of healthy people were analyzed with high density through Immunochip platform technology, coming up with the result of identifying 10 new genes that cause lupus and specifying functional genetic variants that directly result in causing the disease. Through the research, it was confirmed that many lupus genes become genetically modified to engage in various immune mechanisms due to genetic variants. They also discovered 56 therapeutics that affect the activity of the 10 genes which can be used in the customized treatment of lupus. These drugs have been applied to the “drug repositioning concept” which means an approach to accelerate the drug discovery process through the identification of a novel clinical use for an existing drug approved for a different indication. The large-scale SLE cohort research of Korea, China, and Japan organized by Professor Bae is still being conducted. “There are still too few research projects that focus on Asians as the subject of study. The current cohort study of Korea, China, and Japan is 13 times larger (about 220,000 people) than the previous study (about 17,000 people), and it is expected to show some notable results by the middle of this year.” He added that there is another joint international research project that he is a part of. “It is still too early to describe the research in detail, but we are planning to go beyond genetics and conduct thorough integrated analyses with epigenetics, transcriptomics, proteomics and more, hoping to perform precise assessment of patients’ prognosis, drug response, and reasons for worsening conditions.” Professor Bae is currently focusing on ensuring that SLE and RA treatment advances to the level of precise medical treatment. He explained that he is striving to realize a future medical service which can predict and prevent the occurrence of rheumatic diseases, along with targeted treatment of the disease which would be used for patients that show signs of improvement with the correct and proper amounts of medicines. As a medical person, Professor Bae chose a path that many doctors do not take “the path of a rheumatologist” in Korea about 30 years ago. Since committing to that path, he has pioneered in precision medicine through the cohort research in Korea, which was less common at that time, studying SLE and RA which are notorious for having unclear and various causes, finding out not only their causation but also targeting treatment methods and more. The faithful and diligent mind of one pioneer has shed light on the dark path of rheumatic diseases. 2019-present Director, Hanyang University Institute for Rheumatology Research, Seoul, Korea 2018-present Editorial Board, Annals of Rheumatic Diseases 2018-present Vice President, Korean Academy of Medical Sciences 2018-present Full member, Korean Academy of Science and Technology 2016-present Full member, APLC (Asia Pacific Lupus Collaboration) 2016-present President, Korean Society of SLE Research 2012-present Hanyang University Distinguished Professor, Seoul, Korea 2011-present Full member, National Academy of Medicine of Korea 2008-2015 Clinical Research Center for Rheumatoid Arthritis by Ministry of Health and Welfare, Korea (PI, Director) 2006-2007 Presidential Medical R&D advisory committee member 2005-2019 Director, Hanyang University Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Seoul, Korea 1998-present Full member, SLICC (Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics) 1997-1998 Ad hoc Committee on Neuropsychiatric SLE nomenclature (co-chair) 1996-1998 Research Fellow and Instructor, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA 1993-present Professor in Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea 1996-1998 MPH, School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA 1985-1993 PhD (Medicine), Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea 1978-1984 MD, College of Medicine, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea Professor Sang-Cheol Bae acquired his MD in 1984, and subsequently a PhD in 1993, from the Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea. From 1996 to 1998, he worked as a rheumatology research fellow and instructor at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. In 1998, he also obtained a Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA. Throughout his illustrious career, he has been honoured with numerous academic awards, including the 2008 Distinguished Clinical Investigator Award by the Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology, 2010 Hanmi Proud Doctor Award by the Korean Medical Association, 2011 Korean Rheumatology Academic Award by the Korean College of Rheumatology, 2012 Hanyang University Distinguished Scholar Professor award, 2016 Minister of Health & Welfare Award, 2017 National R&D Excellence Award by Minister of Science and ICT, 2018 Wunsch Medical Award by the Korean Academy of Medical Sciences, and 2019 Paiknam Distinguished Scholar Professor award by Hanyang University. - Systemic Lupus Erythematosus [SLE] and Rheumatoid Arthritis [RA] - Clinical Epidemiology (including clinimetrics, clinical trials and innovative treatment development, clinical and pharmaco-economics, and outcomes research) - Genetic Epidemiology including drug discovery and repurposing - Precision Medicine Prof Bae’s research has the overall theme of understanding clinical, environmental & genetic factors associated with SLE and RA and their individual prognosis and drug response prediction for the precision medicine. For this purpose, as one of the most prominent clinician and researchers in Asia in this field, he has established largest Korean SLE & RA cohorts, solved clinically important questions, and identified clinical predictors and dozens of common genetic variants and epidemiologic factors conferring risk of the diseases using the advanced methodology like GWAS, NGS, immunochip, and HLA imputation for multiple ancestral populations. With these studies, he has also discovered novel biologic insights and therapeutic targets which implicate a potential guiding role of human SLE/RA genetics data in drug discovery and repurposing. In addition, he has already started to go beyond genetics and conduct thorough integrated analyses with epigenetics, transcriptomics, proteomics and more. He has successfully administered and participated in many multinational and multicenter projects as a principal investigator and co-investigator and he is always well aware of the factors needed for a successful research project which he will carry out. He has published ~700 articles on these topics in national and international peer-reviewed journals including, New England Journal of Medicine, Nature, Nature Genetics, Nature communications, American Journal of Human Genetics, PLoS genetics, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, Arthritis and Rheumatology, Human Molecular Genetics, and Rheumatology, to name a few. Selected articles are as follows. “Trial Investigators. Trial of Anifrolumab in Active Systemic Lupus Erythematosus”, N Engl J Med., 2020 Find more “Deletion at 2q14.3 is associated with worse response to TNF-α blockers in patients with rheumatoid arthritis”, Arthritis Res Ther, 2019 Find more “Amino acid signatures of HLA Class-I and II molecules are strongly associated with SLE susceptibility and autoantibody production in Eastern Asians”, PLoS Genet, 2019 Find more “Biological function integrated prediction of severe radiographic progression in rheumatoid arthritis: a nested case control study”, Arthritis Res Ther, 2017 Find more “Influence of HLA-DRB1 Susceptibility alleles on the clinical subphenotypes of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Koreans”, Arthritis Rheumatol, 2016 Find more “Identification of a systemic lupus erythematosus risk locus spanning ATG16L2, FCHSD2, and P2RY2 in Koreans”, Arthritis Rheumatol, 2016 Find more “High-density genotyping of immune-related loci identifies new SLE risk variants in individuals with Asian ancestry”, Nat Genet, 2016 Find more “Interactions between amino-acid-defined MHC class II variants and smoking for seropositive rheumatoid arthritis“, Arthritis Rheumatol, 2015 Find more “High-density genotyping of immune loci in Koreans and Europeans identifies eight new rheumatoid arthritis risk loci”, Ann Rheum Dis., 2015 Find more “Genetics of rheumatoid arthritis contributes to biology and drug discovery”, Nature, 2014 Find more “The HLADRβ1 amino acid positions 11-13-26 explain the majority of SLE-MHC associations”, Nat Commun, 2014 Find more “Smoking, the HLA-DRB1 shared epitope and ACPA fine-specificity in Koreans with rheumatoid arthritis: evidence for more than one pathogenic pathway linking smoking to disease”, Ann Rheum Dis, 2014 Find more “Variation in the ICAM1-ICAM4-ICAM5 locus is associated with systemic lupus erythematosus susceptibility in multiple ancestries”, Ann Rheum Dis, 2012 Find more “Smoking increases rheumatoid arthritis susceptibility in individuals carrying the HLA-DRB1 shared epitope, regardless of rheumatoid factor or anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody status”, Arthritis Rheum, 2010 Find more “Increased Susceptibility to Rheumatoid Arthritis in Koreans Heterozygous for HLA-DRB1*0405 and *0901” Arthritis Rheum, 2004 Find more Go! 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2020-02 28

[Faculty][HY's Excellence] A Pioneer in the Field of Semiconductor Wet Cleaning and CMP, Leading Global Technology in the Korean Semiconductor Industry

Hydrofluoric acid, which was included in Japan’s trade regulation in 2019, is a well-known semiconductor-cleaning solution. Who is the leading researcher that studies ultra-high purity and high-performance semiconductor wet cleaning solutions? This individual is Professor Jin-Goo Park from the Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering at Hanyang University. Professor Park started his career by working at Texas Instruments, a US semiconductor company, as a wet cleaning and surface chemistry researcher after obtaining his Ph. D. from the University of Arizona. He joined Hanyang University in 1994, and he has been conducting research in the field of wafer wet cleaning and surface modification. Since CMP as a polishing process began to be applied to semiconductors at the end of the 1990s, Professor Park also had started to conduct research on CMP since the background foundations of cleaning and CMP are the same. Semiconductor cleaning and CMP studies are interdisciplinary company-centered industrial technologies. As this field of study began only recently, and the demands for it are specific, it is limited to only the semiconductor industries, making it a unique discipline that is difficult to study if one does not know the market demand from companies. Professor Park became a leader after founding facilities and equipment for semiconductor cleaning and CMP studies. Hanyang University is evaluated as the only university that has been studying semiconductor cleaning for more than 30years, thanks to his research capability. As the transistor feature size of semiconductors has decreased to less than 10 nm, and the materials and structures of the transistor have changed dramatically, the importance of cleaning and CMP technologies has become unimaginably important. His research on EUV cleaning is also ongoing as it has become an important technology recentl. The result of its importance is in large part due to Professor Park’s hard work, securing research facilities, and the supply of manpower that made Hanyang University stand at the center of this research. More than 70% of the research projects and fundings from Professor Park’s research lab are from industries including Samsung and SKhynix. Among them, approximately 30% of the project is from oversea major semconudctor industries. Understanding the needs of companies and producing research results in a given time frame are the lab’s strengths. Furthermore, it now provides a student internship program after making a strategic relationship with a Japanese CMP tool company. His recent paper and patent work on cleaning technology after CMP process gained a significant amount of interest from domestic and global companies. Many companies are requesting a lot of continuous industry-university cooperation with deep interest in the research content from Professor Park’s lab based on published results.. Technology transfers of his research, patents, and the industrial impact of his papers are expected to increase continuously. Professor Park created the first industry oriented research conference for the semiconductor industry. This was made possible because of his pioneering spirit and leadership in the domestic CMP and cleaning fields. He created the Korea CMPUGM with researchers from major semiconductor companies 20 years ago and turned it into the world’s best professional organization in the field of CMP. In addition, creating the ICPT (International Conference on Planarization/CMP Technology) and developing it into a best-known and only international conference in CMP field is another achievement obtained by Professor Park. Semiconductor cleaning began in the mid-1980s when the technological foundation was weak. There were few difficulties in cleaning technologies in the early phases when contaminants were in micron size. However, the importance of cleaning was emphasized when it became important to removee particles under 100nm, and its importance is being highlighted again due to the demand for technology that can clean particles under 10nm. Cleaning technology comes as a last technolgy in semiconductor process development and directly related to the device yield which affects the profit of semiconductor companies in a significant way. He founded Industry Collaboration Center for Cleaning Technology(ICC-CT) at Hanyang University to educate process engineers and reserachers from industry and conduct research, and consultations. Professor Park is leading the technology independence project of the Hanyang University Technology Independence Team against Japan’s trade regulation by presiding over the Industry-University Cooperation Committee. Professor Park is also conducting a global talent cultivation project between Korea and Belgium. Through an MOU with IMEC, the best research institute in the semiconductor field, and KU Leuven, a prestigious university, they will send both master’s and doctoral level students. Students sent to IMEC will work at the world’s best research institute, and its educational impact is impossible to be quantified in monetary terms. The technological difficulties in semiconductor cleaning and CMP are increasing and expanding. Optimum research results can only be obtained when joint research is conducted with professionals from different fields, as it needs an interdisciplinary understanding and interpretation. Professor Park is open to anyone to contact him whenever they need his help. He has been trying to define the very definition of personal happiness since entering his 50s. He wishes to be a researcher who is helpful to the world while also trying to live a happy life, for only through true happiness can an individual feel any sense of achievement in their research and educational endeavors. 2015 ~ present Member, The National Academy of Engineering of Korea (NAEK) 2017 ~ present Director, Environmentally Benign Surface Cleaning ICC 2012 ~ 2014 Vice Dean of Graduate School 2012 ~ 2019 President, Society of International Planrarization/CMP Technology 2009 ~ 2012 Visiting Research Professor, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 2006 ~ present Managing Director and Board Member of Korea Cleaning UGM 2004 ~ 2006 and 2011 ~ 2015 President of Korea CMPUGM 2003 ~ present Program Committee Member, SEMI Korea STS 2002 ~ 2003 Visiting Scholar, Department of Mechanical Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston,USA 1992 ~ 1994 Member Technical Staff, Texas Instruments, Dallas, TX, USA - Wet Cleaning Processes/Chemicals in Semiconductor and Electronic Materials Fabrication - Chemical Mechanical Planrization, Post CMP Cleaning - Mask and EUV Cleaning - Wettability of Surfaces - Particle/Metallic Adhesion and Removal “Study on possible root causes of contamination from an incoming PVA brush during post-CMP cleaning”, Polymer Testing, 2019 Find more “Post-CMP Cleaning of InGaAs Surface for the Removal of Nanoparticle Contaminants for Sub-10nm Device Applications”, ECS J. Solid State Sci. Technol., 2019 Find more “Removal of EUV exposed hydrocarbon from Ru capping layer of EUV mask using the mixture of alkaline solutions and organic solvents”, Colloids and Surfaces A, 2018 Find more “Investigation of cu-BTA complex formation during Cu chemical mechanical planarization process”, Applied Surface Science, 2016 Find more “Fabrication of hydrophobic/hydrophilic switchable aluminum surfaceusing poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)”, Progress in Organic Coatings, 2016 Find more Develoments in surface contamination and cleaning, Volume 9: Methods for Surface Cleaning (2017) ISBN: 978-0-3234-3157-6, Chapter 5. Contamination Removal From UV and EUV Photomasks, 2017 Find more Handbook of Silicon Wafer Cleaning Technolgy, 3rd Ed., ISBN: 978-0-323-51084-4, Chapter 3. Particle Deposition and Adhesion and Chapter 10. Metal Surface Chemical Composition and Morphology, 2018 Find more Guest Editor, Focus Issue on Chemical Mechanical Planarization for Sub-10 nm Technologies, ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, 2019 Find more Ebara (Japan), Post CMP Cleaning Samsung Electronics (Korea), Backside particles contamination BASF-Chemetall (USA), Ceria particle removal SKhynix (Korea), IPA impurity control EUV mask cleansing solution and method of fabrication of the same Find more Cleaning method for PVA brush and that apparatus thereof Find more Go! Hanyang WIKI :

2020-02 28

[Faculty][HY's Excellence] A Member of the Stockholm Convention on the POPs Review Committee, Protecting the Environment From Toxic Chemicals Delivered to the Next Generation

Hyo-Bang Moon, a professor in the Department of Marine Science and Convergence Engineering at Hanyang University, visited the Antartic after visiting the Arctic with the support of the Korea Polar Research Institute under the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries. Why is he studying the polar environment when he needs to analyze harmful pollutants? The detection of contaminants in the polar region where human activity is limited indicates the possibility of long-range transport of pollutants which have traveled through the atmosphere and oceanic currents, suggesting the need for global regulation. Because these toxic substances can also be accumulated in wildlife and humans, demonstrating various toxicological effects, scientific management of these substances is essential. Starting from 2020, Professor Moon will discover new toxic substances from the poles and report them to the Stockholm Convention. The Stockholm Convention is one of the three international chemical conventions, which regulates the POPs (Persistent Organic Pollutants) that travel over long distances throughout the globe. POPs are toxic substances that accumulate in wildlife, disrupt the immune system, and damage the central nervous system of an organism. As a representative of the world, Professor Moon has taken the important responsibility of reporting and regulating the discovery of candidates (toxic substances) to the Stockholm Convention for the duration of 4 years. Professor Moon has appeared on the SBS Environment’s In-Depth-Documentary over 10 years, such as The Poisonous Family and Body Burden. The documentary demonstrates to people how endocrine-disrupting chemicals invade the lives of wildlife and humans. He creates a report informing their discoveries of toxic substances and describe them scientifically so that they can be reflected in the national policy. The field that Professor Moon is studying, Marine Science and Convergence Engineering, is a converged study of marine science and coastal engineering. Marine Science and Convergence Engineering deals with the topic of development and conservation. 70 percent of the world's population lives along the coast and has been using and developing the ocean throughout history. More than 20% of the Korean population gains essential and nutritional proteins from marine products, yet at the same time, the sea is being contaminated as a result of human activities that are not only toxic to marine habitats but also contaminate marine products which are consumed by humans and lead to diseases. Therefore, research is being conducted on conservation technologies that can preserve a healthy marine ecosystem as well as sustainable technologies that allow the industries to manage toxic substances in advance so that humans can safely consume marine products. Environmental issues that arise in our oceans require an integrated field of study that is based on physics, chemistry, biology, and geology because issues related to the environment cannot be solved simply through only one field of study. For instance, in order to solve the problem of radiation in the sea, the scope of the problem must first be measured by the marine chemistry sector, then the extent of the transport can then be calculated by the marine physics sector. Next, its effects on living organisms can be studied by the marine biology sector, and, lastly, the marine geology sector can then study where the radiation has accumulated in the sea. As these several academic disciplines coalesce, integrating various fields of scientific study is imperative in solving environmental issues related to marine ecosystems. While studying Atmospheric Science, Professor Moon discovered the issue of dioxin diffusion. He also studied coastal oceanography at the National Institute of Fisheries Science, becoming an expert in the field of oceanography in his late 20s. Professor Moon is now proposing the management of chemicals based on environmental fate of pollutants and its entire process into the human body while studying Environmental Analytical Chemistry and Environmental Toxicology at Hanyang University. In addition, he has many achievements in various fields of research. For example, he proposed a new standard for pollutants that cause harm when they are discharged from wastewater treatment plants, which was accepted by the Ministry of Environment, resulting in local governments upgrading their sewage treatment sites. Professor Moon also conducted research on the house dust problem, which resulted in the government controlling carcinogens included in plastic additives and in receipts which have the potential of causing harm even within our individual households. In conducting these important studies and reports, he used the term 'Whack-A-Mole Game.' When the use of bisphenol A (BPA) was restricted by the government, the industries then began to substitute with other analogues, such as BPS, BPF, BPB, and so forth. Due to this reason, Professor Moon is also promoting a movement to change the restriction paradigm by regulating an entire chemical group (as family), not just a single toxic substance. As an environmental toxicologist, Professor Moon referenced a serious incident in the use of disinfectants in humidifiers that had occurred a few years back. This incident was, in fact, a disaster in which chemicals were developed to kill microbes, and that these chemicals were allowed by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy for use in a liquid form, but which resulted after use in the gas phase, which resulted in paralyzing the function of the lungs in the human body. This incident was a tragedy caused by the use of licensed chemicals that took a different form from their intended use. As a result of this incident, a paradigm occurred in South Korea, leading to stricter chemical registration assessment laws that restricted all use of chemicals that have not acquired safety data. By citing this incident, Professor Moon is striving to establish a system that requires companies to conduct lectures that allow suitable understanding of the lifecycle of toxic substances so that chemical producing companies can manufacture products with more sensitivity to the toxic nature of certain materials while also giving consumers the choice of selecting products with the proper safety information provided. Professor Moon was also appointed as the associate editor of a renowned international academic journal, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety for five years. He is so highly recognized for his authority as a researcher who protects the environment that he has become the face of a global-leading journal. He has written more than 200 papers so far and handles 1,000 international papers as the associate editor within a single year. Students who have been taught by Professor Moon have also been praised for their ability to be able to understand the bigger picture of the chemical management process in leading companies and laboratories. The light in Professor Moon’s office stays on until late every night, due to the time that needs to be invested in the endless education, research, and reviews of international papers. 2020~2024: Review Committee, Stockholm Convention, UNEP 2018~ present: Executive Committee Member, Polar Environment and Ecosystem, Chinese Society for Environmental Science, Harbin Institute of Technology, China 2015~present, Associate Editor, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, Elsevier 2015~ present, Editorial Board, Chemosphere(SCI), Emerging Contaminants, Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, Data in Brief 2010~Present, Professor of Hanyang University Department of Marine Science and Convergence Engineering 2005~2006, Visiting Scientist, U.S. Health Research, Inc. / State University of New York 2003, Doctor of Science, Pukyung National University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences 2002~2014, National Expert, NOWPAP, YSLME, PICES 1999~2010, Senior Researcher, Environment Research Department of National Institute of Fisheries Science 1. Environmental Pollution of POPs and EDCs - Environmental monitoring of POPs and EDCs - Environmental fate of emerging contaminants - Monitoring of emerging contaminants in Arctic and Antarctic environments 2. Ecological risk assessment (ERA) study: Wildlife Ecotoxicology - Biomonitoring of POPs and EDCs in wildlife (e.g., marine mammals & birds) - Biomagnification of POPs and EDCs in food-web ecosystem - Understanding the bioaccumulation process of emerging contaminants 3. Human risk assessment (HRA) study: Birth Cohort - Biomonitoring of POPs and EDCs in human fluids (e.g., urine & serum) - Exposure assessment of emerging contaminants via multiple exposure pathways - Development of new biomonitoring tool for human-derived matrices 4. Study on analytical method of emerging contaminants - Development of new analytical method of emerging contaminants - Non-target screening analysis (NTSA) using GC/Q-TOF - Prioritization of emerging contaminants in environment and humans “Accumulation and time trends (2003-2015) of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in blubber of finless porpoises (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis) from Korean coastal waters”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2020 Find more “Organophosphate esters in indoor dust from 12 countries: Concentrations, composition profiles, and human exposure”, Environment International, 2019 Find more “Optimization of suspect and non-target analytical methods using GC/TOF for prioritization of emerging contaminants in the Arctic environment”, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2019 Find more “Tissue-specific accumulation and body burden of parabens and their metabolites in small cetaceans”, Environmental Science & Technology, 2019 Find more “Prenatal exposure to persistent organic pollutants and methylation of LINE-1 and imprinted genes in placenta: a CHECK cohort study”, Environment International, 2018 Find more “An optimized method for the analysis of cyclic and linear siloxanes and their distribution in surface and core sediments from industrialized bays of Korea”, Environmental Pollution, 2018 Find more “Historical trends of perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in dated sediments from semi-enclosed bays of Korea”, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2018 Find more “Species-specific accumulation of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and other emerging flame retardants in several species of birds from Korea”, Environmental Pollution, 2016 Find more “Occurrence and exposure assessment of organophosphate flame retardants (OPFRs) through the consumption of drinking water in Korea”, Water Research, 2016 Find more “Occurrence and prenatal exposure to persistent organic pollutants using meconium in Korea: Feasibility of meconium as a non-invasive human matrix”, Environmental Research, 2016 Find more “Synthetic musk compounds and benzotriazole ultraviolet stabilizers in breast milk: Occurrence, time-course variation and infant health risk”, Environmental Research, 2015 Find more Go! 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2020-02 28

[Faculty][HY's Excellence] Enriching Human Life through Securing Original Technologies that Fuse Human-Friendly NT, IT, and BT

Professor Tae Whan Kim is a distinguished scholar of next generation intelligent semiconductor research. For more than 30 years, he has focused on the properties of semiconductor nano quantum structures, materials, and devices. He became a member of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology in 2006 and became an HYU Distinguished Professor in 2007. He has more than 700 papers published in the SCI journals and more than 168 international and Korean patents. In particular, there were more than 75 technology transfers to Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., LG Display Co. Ltd., and an IP investment company called Intellectual Discovery, all leading companies in memory and display industry. Professor Kim, who describes himself as a ‘researcher who observes and applies natural phenomenon,’ is committed to research with the hope that his passion as a scholar will help enrich our lives. Professor Kim is in charge of the Nano Quantum Electronics Research Lab at Hanyang University. The research lab studies memory devices, organic light-emitting devices, energy harvesting devices, and nano quantum structure device simulation. They also perform national and industry-university tasks including the Korean Research Foundation’ leap task. Professor Kim is conducting next-generation intelligent semiconductor research in collaboration with research teams to realize hardware artificial intelligence utilizing memristive devices including a memristor and a synaptic device. Professor Kim states, “Just as a human gets nourished and produces energy, learns, judges, and acts on their own, I would like to make a semiconductor device into a network that can continue to replenish its energy and learn by itself.” Professor Kim’s research has been cited by many fellow researchers. His studies on memristive devices for implementing next-generation hardware artificial intelligence, improving performance of organic light-emitting devices, and energy harvesting have become a guide for contemporary researchers and juniors. “I would like to make a better hardware device by imitating the way the human brain works, which is the most biologically advanced mechanism,” said Professor Kim. He is working on another design based on his prior researches. He plans to secure the original technologies for 1) bio-mimetic memristor and synaptic devices for the next-generation intelligent semiconductors, 2) the neuro-network operation principle based on research on a brain-mimetic device with the synaptic characteristics of the memristive devices, and 3) development and improvement to commercialize flexible and wearable light-emitting devices and energy harvesting devices. Professor Kim, with the help of his co-researchers, wishes to solve the problems of intelligent semiconductor devices, including the memristor to realize hardware artificial intelligence, synaptic devices, and flexible and wearable energy harvest devices combined with a learning sensor. “The goal is to secure original technologies related to the realization of bio-mimetic neuromorphic intelligent semiconductor devices, energy harvest devices, and the self-developing bio-mimetic convergence system, which are necessary for the realization of the brain nerve network,” states Professor Kim. He humbly wishes to share his knowledge with modesty and to devote his research in pursuit of enriching our lives, which is the driving force of his research. As his brain neuro-network research intensifies, we wish he can realize his bio-mimetic technology that can cure brain diseases, an important topic for the aging society. 2007~Present HYU Distinguished Professor 2006~Present Member of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology 2004~2016 Head Professor of Electronic Engineering at Hanyang University Graduate School of Engineering 2003~Present Professor of Department of Electronic Engineering at Hanyang University College of Engineering 1989~2003 Professor of Department of Electrical and Biological Physics at Kwangwoon University 1982~1988 Doctor of Science in Physics at State University of New York at Buffalo 1980~1981 Master of Science in Physics at Seoul National University 1975~1979 Bachelor of Science in Physics at Kyungpook National University - Research on the development and source technology of the memristive device - Research on production and performance enhancement of memory device - Memristors and artificial synaptic device for the hardware AI - Research on the development and the source technology of the high-efficiency organic light-emitting device - Research on flexible/wearable electronic and optoelectronic devices “Reduced graphene-oxide acting as electron-trapping sites in the friction layer for giant triboelectric enhancement”, Nano Energy, 2017 Find more “Mimicking classical conditioning based on a single flexible memristor”, Advanced Materials, 2017 Find more “Enhanced triboelectric nanogenerators based on MoS2 monolayer nanocomposites acting as electron-acceptor layers”, ACS Nano, 2017 Find more “Flexible three-dimensional artificial synapse networks with correlated learning and trainable memory capability”, Nature Communications, 2017 Find more “Ultrasoft and cuttable paper-based triboelectric nanogenerators for mechanical energy harvesting”, Nano Energy Volume, 2018 Find more “Ultrahigh-luminosity white-light-emitting devices based on edge functionalized graphene quantum dots”, Nano Energy, 2018 Find more “Capsule triboelectric nanogenerators: Toward optional 3D integration for high output and efficiently energy harvesting from broadband-amplitude vibration”, ACS Nano, 2018 Find more Industry Research / Samsung Electronics “Analysis on leakage current characteristic of Ⅲ-Ⅴ Compound Semiconductor Device” (2012~2015) “Development of trap model and electrical transport in nitride for improving dispersion and retention characteristics, electrical transport in polycrystalline channels of VNAND memory devices” (2015-2020) Industry Research / SK Hynix “Development of Dark Current Prediction Model and System for Pixel Structural Change” (2014-2016) “Theoretical Analysis on HC40 Local Layout Effect and Development of Analytical Model” (2018-2020) Industry Research / LG Display “A Study on the Side Current Leakage Mechanism for High-resolution OLED Production” (2016-2017) Technology transfer Equity transfer in seven other cases, in addition to “Design of Multiple Bit Charge Capture Flash Memory Devices with Seperate Gates Using Improved Saddle Structure”. (Contract date: September 1, 2008) Equity transfer of “Electronic Devices Including Graphical Thin Film and One Other Manufacturing Method” to Samsung Electronics Co. (Contract date: March 11, 2010) “56 Cases Other than Organic Light-emitting Diodes with Internal High-polymerized Polymers Containing Quantum Dots” are sold to the Intellectual Discovery Co. (Contract date: May 28, 2013) Equity transfer of “Temperature Sensors and 4 Other Manufacturing Methods” to LG Display Co. (Contract date: August 1, 2015) Electronic device utilizing graphene electrodes and organic/inorganic hybrid composites and method of manufacturing the electronic device Find more Electronic device including graphene thin film and methods of fabricating the same Find more Driving current output apparatus, method of manufacturing the same, display device and driving apparatus thereof Find more Solar cell utilizing p-i-n nanowire Find more Flash memory using fringing effects and electrostatic shielding Find more Method for detecting touch position of touch screen and touch screen using same Find more Organic light emitting device Find more ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE Find more Solar cell having a double-sided structure, and method for manufacturing same Find more Apparatus for receiving non-contact energy and controlling method therefor Find more Refining method for microstructure Find more Go! Hanyang WIKI :

2020-02 28

[Faculty][HY's Excellence] A world-renowned authority on the development of next-generation batteries

Yang Kook Sun is a professor of Energy Engineering at Hanyang University, Korea. He received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Seoul National University in 1992. After that, he joined Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, where he was the team leader of the lithium polymer battery and his contribution was a cornerstone for the commercialization of the lithium polymer battery of Samsung SDI. He received the “Grand Prize Award” from the Korea Patent Association due to his contribution to lithium ion battery commercialization in 1999. After joining Hanyang University in 2000, he became an active member of The Korean Academy of Science and Technology in 2007, The National Academy of Engineering of Korea in 2016, and became a Distinguished Professor at Hanyang University in 2008. Professor Sun is also very active in the scientific community, giving a large number of invited talks, chairing many sessions, and organizing conferences on energy storage. He contributes a lot to our community by serving as a senior editor for ACS Energy Letters and before then he served as an editor for the journal of Power Sources. For his contributions in his field, he received a myriad number of awards for his accomplishments including Research Awards from the Energy Technology Division and the Battery Division of The Electrochemical Society (ECS) in 2007 and 2011, R&D 100 Award from R&D Magazine in 2012, National Green Technology award from Korea Industrial Technology Association in 2012, Lithium-ion Battery award of Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy from Korea Battery Industry Association in 2014, Innovative Knowledge Award from Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning in 2015, and Engineering Award from Gyeongam Foundation in 2016. In addition, he was selected as a Highly Cited Researcher (HCR) for ranking among the top 1% of researchers in his specific field by Clarivate Analytics 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. He received Technology Awards from the Battery Division of ECS in 2017 and became ECS Fellow in 2019. Professor Sun’s major research interests are design, synthesis and structural analysis of new innovative energy storage and conversion of materials, and their applications in electrochemical devices of lithium-ion, lithium-sulfur, lithium-air, and sodium-ion batteries. One of his pioneering research works in lithium-ion battery field is the establishment of core-shell and concentration-gradient type composite cathode materials based on lithium-nickel-cobalt-manganese oxides. These innovative cathode materials have been licensed in 2008, 2010, and 2014 by three Korean companies and have recently undergone production for use in E-bike batteries by LG Chemical Ltd and in ‘2018 Niro EV’ electric vehicle batteries by Kia Motors Corporation. The concentration-gradient cathode material has received further attention from numerous companies and is expected to be employed for electronic vehicles. We anticipate that this novel approach should lead to the design and development of a wide range of other safe and stable high-capacity intercalation compounds. The concept of concentration-gradient has already been applied to sodium-ion cathode materials resulting in high-capacity and prolonged cycle life compared to conventiaonl sodium-ion cathode materials. Professor Sun has also contributed to the lithium-air battery community by setting the standard test-mode for operation through using cut-off capacity instead of cut-off voltage and employing tetraethylene glycol dimethyl ether (TEGDME) as most commonly used electrolyte in the field. Furthermore, he is fabricating high electrochemical performance pouch-type cells in lithium-sulfur and lithium-air batteries to investigate their practical cell performance and problems in commercial batteries which are shadowed in coin-type cells. Currently, he has expanded his research to lithium-metal-ion batteries for higher energy density batteries. Today, his research has cumulated to more than 600 publications and 491 registered and applied patents in the field of batteries and electrochemistry. He is still very active in his field of research and continues to collaborate with multiple researchers from around the world to make contributions to the field of batteries and electrochemistry. - 2019 Class of Fellows, The Electrochemical Society (U.S.A) - 2019 ~ present ECS Fellow, Electrochemical Society - 2017 The Battery Division Technology Award, The Electrochemical Society (U.S.A.) - 2016 ~ present Member, The National Academy of Engineering of Korea - 2016 ~ present Senior Editor of ACS Energy Letters - 2016 ~ 2019 Highly Cited Researcher(Material Science), Clarivate Analytics - 2012 ~ 2016 Editor of Journal of Power Sources - 2012 R&D 100 Award, R&D Magazine (U.S.A.) - 2011 The Battery Division Research Award, The Electrochemical Society (U.S.A.) - 2009 ~ present Distinguished Professor, Department of Energy Engineering, Hanyang University - 2008 ~ 2013 Senior Visiting Scientist, Argonne National Lab. (U.S.A.) - 2000 ~ 2009 Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Hanyang University - 1996 ~ 2000 Principle Research Engineer (Team Leader of Lithium Polymer Battery), Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology - 1992 Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Seoul National Universit - Cathode Materials for Lithium-ion Batteries · Advanced Cathode / Core-Shell & Concentration Gradient Material · Olivine Phosphate · Surface Modification - Lithium Air Batteries · Porous cathode for high efficiency and cyclability with ORR & OER catalytic effect · Suitable electrolyte for stable and effective Li-O2 battery system · Suggestion of new mechanism in Li-O2 battery system - Lithium Sulfur Batteries · High performance Li-S Battery Cathode · Li-S Battery Electrolyte Application · LixSi-S Battery system : Full cell - Sodium-ion Batteries · Novel concept transition metal oxide cathode materials · Advanced anode materials · Optimization of full cells fabrication for practical approaches “Sodium-ion batteries: present and future”, CHEMICAL SOCIETY REVIEWS, 2017 Find more “Aprotic and Aqueous Li-O-2 Batteries”, CHEMICAL REVIEWS, 2014 Find more “A nanostructured cathode architecture for low charge overpotential in lithium-oxygen batteries”, NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 2013 Find more “Anatase Titania Nanorods as an Intercalation Anode Material for Rechargeable Sodium Batteries”, NANO LETTERS, 2014 Find more “Ruthenium-Based Electrocatalysts Supported on Reduced Graphene Oxide for Lithium-Air Batteries”, ACS NANO, 2013 Find more “Nickel-Rich Layered Cathode Materials for Automotive Lithium-Ion Batteries: Achievements and Perspectives”, ACS ENERGY LETTERS, 2017 Find more “The Application of Metal Sulfides in Sodium Ion Batteries”, ADVANCED ENERGY MATERIALS, 2017 Find more “High Electrochemical Performances of Microsphere C-TiO2 Anode for Sodium-Ion Battery”, ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 2014 Find more “High-energy-density lithium-ion battery using a carbon-nanotube-Si composite anode and a compositionally graded Li[Ni0.85Co0.05Mn0.10]O-2 cathode”, ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, 2016 Find more “Nanostructured metal phosphide-based materials for electrochemical energy storage”, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, 2016 Find more Find more papers Go! 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2020-02 28

[Faculty][HY's Excellence] Editor-in-Chief of Routledge IR Theory and Practice in Asia, a Young Erudite Scholar Challenging Mainstream Ideas and Perspectives

Professor Yong-Soo Eun has been making an impact on the topic of diversity in international politics. The topic, which started with his questioning the diversity of theory and cognition, expanded to non-Western international politics, and eventually led him to the position of editor-in-chief of Routledge IR Theory and Practice in Asia. He is sparking notable discourse by working as an editor with famous scholars in the East and the West such as Peter J. Katzenstein (Cornell University), T. V. Paul (McGill University), and Qin Yaqing (China Foreign Affairs University). Professor Eun has been suggesting problems with mainstream ideas and perspectives while delving into international studies in depth. For example, while various theories have appeared and are being discussed in international relations, he was concerned whether a public forum is being formed, whether it is being practiced, and even whether various theories are acceptable beyond social and cultural boundaries and across borders. “On the surface, there are a variety of theories, but the underlying soil that creates theories lacks diversity. I also came to the realization that the process of reproducing knowledge, in terms of practicing and spreading knowledge based on mainstream thoughts, can further undermine diversity,” said Professor Eun. He put such thoughts in his publication Pluralism and Engagement in International Relations (2016). This book drew a lot of interest after being published by Macmillan (UK) and Springer (Germany). Released in e-book format, it has already been downloaded over 820 times. ( He said, “I had some regrets over missed aspects in Pluralism and Engagement in International Relations that bothered me after its publication - namely the diversity of knowledge across geography and culture.” He thought that the ongoing problem of Western-centric international politics must be solved, so he suggested to Routledge a series of “IR Theory and Practice in Asia,” and now he publishes more than one book a year after assessing manuscripts from scholars from around the world. Professor Eun himself has published What Is at Stake in Building “Non-Western” IR Theory? (2018) as a part of the series. He noted, “What is important is that the field of international politics remain open, not dividing the West and the non-West to study non-Western international politics.” About the memorable achievements of his recent research, Professor Eun mentioned an academic debate he had with Professor David Lake of the University of California, San Diego, who has held positions in the American Political Science Association and International Studies Association. Eun’s paper set forth the concept of “reflective solidarity” that Professor Lake had missed in the form of a reply to a publication by Professor Lake in 2016. This paper was published in the PS: Political Science, a journal of global influence. He emphasized that the coalition between Western and non-Western academics is more urgent and important than an expansion in the constituent of human resources that just brings non-Western academics to academia, to overcome the narrowness of the field of international politics and to realize true globalization. Professor Eun is focusing on research about “hybrid coloniality.” Through the theoretical view of postcolonialism, it critically analyzes international political events in the history of Korea’s anti-colonialism process and the responses of the Korean government along with their impacts on Korean diplomatic and security policies in terms of coloniality. In particular, it captures the process and outcomes of Korea’s postcolonialism by converging the concepts of diversity and coloniality. It can ultimately overcome hybrid coloniality while considering alternative measures. If the past ways were approaches taken at material and institutional levels, then he studies ways to achieve independence and diversity of diplomacy on a cognitive level. Professor Eun collaborates with scholars from the East and the West to expand the diversity of international studies, apart from the publication of the Routledge series. In this context, he is partnering on research with Amitav Acharya who, like many other international scholars, holds a position in the International Studies Association. Notably, in recent times where Western-oriented liberal international order is being threatened, he has been studying and working with scholars from Southeast Asia to learn what small and medium-powered Asian countries can do to ensure regional order. He aims to be a researcher who asks critical questions and presents alternatives to conventional wisdom about mainstream ideas via “reflective solidarity.” - Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea - Editor-in-Chief, Routledge series, IR Theory and Practice in Asia, ( - Editorial board member, The Pacific Review - Research Fellow, University of Warwick, UK - International Relations (IR) theory - Diversity and pluralism in IR - Sociology of knowledge - Philosophy of social science - Postcolonialism - Collective emotion and national identity - International politics in the Asia-Pacific region “An Intellectual Confession from a Member of the ‘Non-Western’ IR Community: A Friendly Reply to David Lake’s “White Man’s IR”, PS: Political Science and Politics, 2019 Find more “Beyond ‘the West/non-West Divide’ in IR”, The Chinese Journal of International Politics, 2018 Find more “Why and How Should We Go for a Multicausal Analysis in the Study of Foreign Policy?: (Meta-) theoretical Rationales and Methodological Rules,”, Review of International Studies, 2012 Find more “Getting Asia Right and Advancing the field of IR,”, Political Studies Review, 2013 Find more “Constructivism: National Identity and Foreign Policy” in Sage Handbook of Asian Foreign Policy, edited by Takashi Inoguchi (Sage, 2019) Find more What is at Stake in Building “Non-Western" IR Theory? (Routledge, 2018) Find more Pluralism and Engagement in the Discipline of International Relations (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). Find more Regionalizing Global Crises: The Financial Crisis and New Frontiers in Regional Governance, co-edited with Toni Haastrup (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014). Find more Go! Hanyang WIKI :

2020-02 28

[Faculty][HY's Excellence] A Researcher at the Forefront of Particle Physics, Leading the CMS Experiments

Professor Tae Jeong Kim is a professor of the Department of Physics at Hanyang University and a chairman on the board of the CMS RPC Institute (CERN). For the past few years, Professor Kim has been conducting in-depth research with a compact muon solenoid (CMS) detector to study the smallest particle on Earth and its origin through a coupling with the Higgs particle including Top Quark, and to review the validity of the standard models, in cooperation with more than 200 universities from more than 40 countries. His academic depth and passion to discover how the world was formed and how particles interact led him to the field of particle physics which focuses on dividing particles, the basis of our existence, in order to test their limits and study their interactions. “Our lab deals with basic particles which cannot be further divided. It is basically tracing the activities of basic particles.” He continued his detailed explanation full of passion about particle physics. “I was the first person to publish on the topic of simultaneous creation of two top quarks and two bottom quarks. We identified the process of measuring the levels of interaction between top quarks and Higgs particles in 2015, and we released another paper in 2018 with updated content. Back in 2015, there was no ongoing discussion about this topic.” Professor Kim added that such research will help him find a way to verify the standard model in a variety of ways. Since coming to Hanyang University, he has played an important role in helping Hanyang University become an official member of the CMS Research. He secured a positive vote from the institute by presenting the excellence of Hanyang University himself. “In addition to my efforts, students are also taking important positions in CMS Research. That helped me get elected as chairman of the CMS RPC institute, as such provisions were received comprehensively.” He explained that the atmosphere of multiple teams freely discussing their research findings and coordinating on a variety of projects is a great motivation for him. He also shared his wishes to share such an atmosphere with his domestic research colleagues. Professor Kim has a number of ongoing research projects being conducted with various international research teams. He also noted that he feels the challenges of and necessity for research in new areas alongside with collaboration on the research exchange program funded by National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) and Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) in Belgium with the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and the cooperative work with the University of Zurich on the differential cross section measurement of the top quark with two additional b jets. Professor Kim projects that the application of a neuromorphic chip will bring about faster and more accurate experiments in experimental environments, where deep learning is a necessity for big data. He expressed his unrelenting desire to continue research saying that he can’t wait to face his colleagues and the scientific community to continue collaborating in this field. Hopefully, the exchange and cultivation of human resources and the depth of research will become even more active, following the wishes of Professor Kim whose specific achievements have led Korea to reach the status of leading research on major topics at CERN, when just 10 years ago it was an outsider of the prestigious group. - 2019-present Chairperson of the CMS RPC Institution Board - 2019-present Editor of Journal of Korean Physical Society - 2018-present Deputy spokesperson for the Korea-CMS collaboration - 2015-present associate professor, Hanyang University - 2014-2015 assistant professor, Chonbuk National University - 2013-2014 postdoc, Free University of Brussels (VUB), Belgium - 2009-2013 postdoc, Korea-CERN project - 2008-2009 postdoc, University of Iowa, USA - 2007 PhD, Korea University - Measurement of cross section of the top-quark pair production in association with a pair of bottom quarks : After the Higgs (H) boson discovery in 2012 at the LHC at CERN, from the initial measurements, the properties of the H boson seem to be consistent with those from the H boson in the standard model. Furthermore, from analyzing the proton collision data of the LHC, the couplings of a top quark and a bottom quark in the standard model third generation with the H boson were recently discovered in different processes in 2018. However, the confirmation that both couplings are simultaneously consistent with the predictions is only possibly by measuring the unique process where top-quark pairs are produced in association with the H boson where the H boson decays a pair of bottom quarks. This process is yet to be discovered. In the search for new physics phenomena beyond the stadard model, this first time ever measurement is a vital avenue to discover unknown features, i.e. when the measurement would not agree with the predictions of the standard model. - Search for flavor changing neutral current in the top quark sector : Flavor-changing neutral couplings of the top quark to gauge and Higgs bosons are forbidden at tree level and can only appear in loop corrections but suppressed by the Glashow-Iliopoulos-Maiani (GIM) mechanism with the SM branching fraction of 10-15. Since any deviation from the SM would indicate new physics, anomalous interactions of the top quark have been widely searched. In our study, we focus on the flavor-changing neutral Higgs using data collected with the CMS detector at 13 TeV. “Measurement of the cross section ratio sigma(t-tbar b-bbar)/ sigma(t-tbar jj) in pp collistions at 8 TeV”, CMS collaboration (CERN), 2015 Find more “A study of top-quark mass measurement using the lepton energy distribution at the Large Hadron Collider”, EPJC, 2017. Find more “Measurement of t-tbar cross sections in association with b jets and inclusive jets and their ratio using dilepton final states in pp collisions at 13 TeV”, CMS collaboration (CERN), 2018 Find more “Search for the flavor-changing neutral current interactions of the top quark and the Higgs boson which decays into a pair of b quarks at 13 TeV”, CMS collaboration (CERN), 2018 Find more “Correlation between RD* and top quark FCNC decays in leptoquark models”, JHEP, 2019 Find more Go! Hanyang WIKI :

2020-02 28

[Faculty][HY's Excellence] The World’s Top 1% Researcher Builds a Scientific Basis for Ultimate Air Quality Improvement

Professor Ki-Hyun Kim is a leading pioneer in the field of environmental engineering and has been researching environmental management for more than 30 years. He has been listed as the ‘2019 Highly Cited Researcher (HCR)’ in November 2019 by Clarivate Analytics, a global academic information company. From around 60 countries, 6,216 researchers were selected as the HCR. Professor Kim is a world-class engineering researcher who has been building the scientific basis to make advanced monitoring tools for various environmental pollution phenomena in air, water, and soil and to develop control techniques for such pollution based on material engineering and related techniques. Professor Kim has written more than 700 papers in peer-reviewed international journals so far. He has been developing various detection/sensing tools to monitor pollution in the atmospheric environment with special emphasis on volatile organic compounds (VOCs), odor, fine dust, and third-hand smoke. He has also been actively conducting research on the synthesis of advanced functional materials as adsorbents and/or catalysts to effectively eliminate pollutants in air. As such, Professor Kim’s research has been extended to cover various fields of environmental engineering by interfacing with material engineering to help open a new path for the effective control on air pollution. “When you conduct research for a long time, your interests may change along with people’s demands. My main area of research these days is how to make advanced functional materials that can clean the air.” Professor Kim focuses on developing new materials such as the metal-organic framework (MOF) to efficiently and effectively control and manage diverse forms of VOCs and odor compounds. Beyond the existing techniques for monitoring or analysis, his work is focusing on the upscaling of the methodology for the real-world applications. Among these goals, Professor Kim is focusing on a substance called formaldehyde, which is considered one of the hard-to-treat harmful components in the air by the common techniques like adsorption or catalysis under highly dynamic conditions like the operation of air purification system. To treat such pollutants efficiently, he is constructing technical guidelines by properly evaluating the performance of various materials. As part of my extra-curricular research, I am focusing on the effect of environmental smoking with respect to both the second hand smoking (indirect inhalation of cigarette smoke from a nearby smoker) as well as the third-hand smoking (the slow desorption of smoke components after the smoking). Likewise, he also studies various issues related to the fine dust problem which has caused constant fear and discomfort, as it became a serious social problem these days. To solve these problems, he is deepening the research from finding out the causes of problem and their solutions such as air purification technology. Even if you have found the cause and its solution, it is difficult to actually commercialize it. There are many factors involved, such as supply and demand, delicacy in upscaling the production process, and the cost. Ultimately, I hope to go beyond all of these limitations to offer a better solution for air filtration technology to improve the quality of our life. Professor Kim, who is most interested in interfacing materials-based control technology with air purification technology, has been challenging new academic fields whenever he found the need for a new breakthrough for the advancement. He has been making outstanding contributions to enhancing the quality of life for people as a top-notch engineer. Further, he is serving as a generation-leading researcher by converging high-end materials for the environmental remediation. Careers (Careers after Ph. D.) 2018 ~present Honorary Scholar Professor at Hanyang University 2014 ~ present Professor at Hanyang University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 2007 ~ 2014 Professor at Sejong University Department of Environment, Energy & Geoinformatics 2002 ~ 2007 Associate Professor at Sejong University Department of Environment, Energy & Geoinformatics 1999 ~ 2002 Assistant Professor at Sejong University Department of Environment, Energy & Geoinformatics Education (Academic Career) 1988 ~ 1992 Doctoral course of Biological Oceanography / Atmospheric Environmental Chemistry at the University of South Florida 1984 ~ 1986 Master’s course of Biological Oceanography / Atmospheric Environmental Chemistry at the University of South Florida 1980 ~ 1984 Studied and graduated at Hanyang University College of Engineering Department of Earth Resources Awards and Careers 2019 Highly Cited Researcher (HCR) 2019 2018 Member of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology 2018 Paiknam Erudite Scholar Award 2018 Scientific Technician of the Month (Ministry of Education) 2018 Environment International - Author of the Most (No. 1) Cited Article 2006 Selected as ‘10 National Erudite Scholars’ by the Ministry of Education 2003 Selected as Outstanding Research Task by Korea Science and Engineering Foundation 2003 Best Academic Paper Award by the Korean Foundation of Science and Technology Societies 2002 Academic Award by the Korean Society for Atmospheric Environment 2001 Selected as World Leading Scientist by the Korea Science and Engineering Foundation Prof. Ki-Hyun Kim has been working on the following R & D areas: Development and establishment of sensing/detection methods for environmental/biomedical targets (VOCs and heavy metals) along with the establishment of basic QA for those pollutants. Development and application of diverse functional materials as adsorbents/catalysts for environmental remediation. Techniques for purification of air and for remediation of environmental pollutants with novel advanced functional materials like metal-organic frameworks (MOFs). “Coordination polymers: Opportunities and challenges for monitoring volatile organic compounds”, Progress in Polymer Science, 2015 Find more “Recent advances in enzyme immobilization techniques: metal-organic frameworks as novel substrates”, Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2016 Find more “Functional hybrid nanostructure materials: Advanced strategies for sensing applications toward volatile organic compounds”, Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2017 Find more “Nanostructured materials: A progressive assessment and future direction for energy device applications”, Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2017 Find more “Metal-organic frameworks as media for the catalytic degradation of chemical warfare agents”, Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2017 Find more “Metal-organic frameworks: Challenges and opportunities for ion-exchange/sorption applications”, Progress in Materials Science, 2017 Find more “Carbon nanotubes: A novel material for multifaceted applications in human healthcare”, Chemical Society Reviews, 2017 Find more “Towards high-efficiency sorptive capture of radionuclides in solution and gas”, Progress in Materials Science, 2018 Find more “Recent advances and remaining challenges for polymeric nanocomposites in healthcare applications”, Progress in Polymer Science, 2018 Find more “Carbon nanotubes: A potential material for energy conversion and storage”, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, 2018 Find more Industry Research / Yuhan-Kimberly Gimcheon Factory / Odor and Dilution Drain Analysis / September 2019 ~ December 2019 Industry Research / Yangyang Livestock Farming Union / A Study on the Odor of Pigsty / July 2019 ~ August 2019 Industry Research / Posco / A Study on the Stability of Hydrogen Sulfide in NaSH Neutralized Wastewater / February 2019 ~ April 2019 Industry Research / SBS / An Analysis of Odor and Hazardous Gas / January 2019 ~ June 2019 Industry Research / AliveZ / Aroma Analysis Service / July 2018 ~ July 2018 Industry Research / Samsung Electronics / Deodorant / Development of Performance Prediction Tool for the Evaluation of Structural Self-Transferment and Filter Structure/Material / April 2018 ~ September 2018 [KR101583542B1] System for analyzing VFA in air and method of analyzing VFA using the same (Application number: 10-2014-0086643) Find more [KR101708264B1] Automatic collection apparatus and method of electronic cigarette smoke (Application number: 10-2015-0143693) Find more Go! 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