Members

We are looking for outstanding undergraduate and graduate students. Students with passions and enthusiasms towards science and engineering are welcome! If you are interested in joining "Laboratory for Soft Material Nanophysics", please email to "soyounkim at snu.ac.kr".

Postdoctoral Researchers

Ye Chan Kim

B.S. : Chemical Engineering / Nano-chemistry Science, UNIST (2015)

Ph.D.: Chemical Engineering, UNIST (2021)

Thesis : Reordering of Self-Assembled Nanostructures in Block Copolymer Thin Films

tools : Small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS/GISAXS), high-resolution imaging (AFM/SEM), nano-fabrication (RIE/photolithography) and 2D image analysis using numerical algorithms

e-mail: yechankim at snu.ac.kr

Dong Hyup Kim

B.S. : Chemical Engineering / Energy Conversion & Storage, UNIST (2016)

Ph.D.: Chemical Engineering, UNIST (2021)

Thesis: Intrinsic and Extrinsic Interfacial Effects on Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers under One-Dimensional Confinement

website (link)

e-mail: d.h.kim at snu.ac.kr

Graduate Students

Sol Mi Oh

Combined M.S - Ph.D. course (Since 2017 Spring)

B.S. : Chemical Engineering / Energy Engineering, UNIST (2017)

Theme: Microstructure and rheological properties of polymer nanocomposites changed by interfacial layers in the non-equilibrium state

e-mail: ohsolmi0802 at unist.ac.kr

Tae Yeon Kong

Ph.D. course (Since 2021 Spring)

B.S. : Chemical Engineering, Pukyong National Univ. (2017)

M.S.: Chemical Engineering, Pukyong National Univ. (2020)

(Thesis of M.S.: Mathematical Modeling of Energy Release Performance for Single or Mixed Energetic Material)

Theme : Structural, interfacial, and rheological properties of polymer nanocomposites under the addition of polymer/solvent

e-mail: kongty at snu.ac.kr

Seokyoung Bae

Ph.D. course (Since 2021 Spring)

B.S.: Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Chung-Ang Univ. (2019)

M.S.: Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National Univ. (2021)

(Thesis of M.S.: The Effect of Rubber Morphology on the Impact Strength of Rubber Toughened Polyamide 12)

Theme: -

e-mail: quartz0805 at snu.ac.kr

Geon Woong Kim

Combined M.S-Ph.D. course (Since 2021 Spring)

B.S.: Polymer Science & Engineering, Busan National Univ. (2020)

Theme: Colloidal Properties and Nanostructure of Graphene Oxide Liquid Crystal

e-mail: kimgw at snu.ac.kr

Seong Eun Kim

Combined M.S-Ph.D. course (Since 2021 Spring)

B.S. : Chemical Engineering, Inha Univ. (2020)

Theme: Controlling Self-Assembled Nanosturcture of Block Copolymers

e-mail : sseongeun at snu.ac.kr

Seung Han Yun

Combined M.S-Ph.D. course (Since 2021 Spring)

B.S. : Advanced Materials Engineering for Information & Electronics , Kyunghee Univ. (2021)

Theme: Crystallization kinetics of Polymer/Graphene oxide nanocomposite

e-mail : 95yshan at snu.ac.kr

Seong Min Jo

Combined M.S-Ph.D. course (Since 2021 Fall)

B.S. : Chemical Engineering, UNIST (2021)

Theme:

e-mail : chosm96 at snu.ac.kr

Undergraduates

Sung Kwan Tae

Undergraduate Researcher

e-mail : tsk0320 at snu.ac.kr

2021.06 - present

Yu Jin Ham

Undergraduate Researcher

e-mail : hamnew126 at snu.ac.kr

2021.06 - present

Awards and Fellowships click! →

2021 Tae Yeon Kong Best Poster Award, Fall Meeting of PSK

2020 Dong Hyup Kim Outstanding Graduate Student Award, UNIST

2020 Sol Mi Oh Outstanding Paper Award, The Korean Society of Rheology

2020 Sol Mi Oh TCI Outstanding Research Award, The Polymer Society of Korea

2019 Sol Mi Oh Best Poster Award, AOCNS 2019

2019 Sol Mi Oh Outstanding Graduate Student Award, UNIST

2019 Ye Chan Kim Outstanding Graduate Student Award, UNIST

2019 Ye Chan Kim Best Poster Award, Fall Meeting of PSK

2019 Ye Chan Kim Encouragement Prize, 25th Samsung Humantech Paper Award

2018 Dong Hyup Kim Best Poster Award, ENGE 2018

2018 Yul Hui Shim Outstanding Graduate Student Award, UNIST

2018 Ye Chan Kim Best Paper Award, Fall Meeting of PSK

2018 Soh Jin Mun Best Poster Award, Fall Meeting of SRPS

2018 Sol Mi Oh Best Poster Award, Fall Meeting of SRPS

2018 Soh Jin Mun Excellent Paper Award, Spring Meeting of KSIEC

2017 Dong Hyup Kim Outstanding Graduate Student Award, UNIST

2017 Yul Hui Shim Excellent Paper Award, Fall Meeting of KSR

2017 Sol Mi Oh Outstanding Poster Award, Fall Meeting of IUPAC-FAPS

2017 Dong Hyup Kim Global Ph.D. Fellowship, NRF

2016 Yul Hui Shim Outstanding Poster Award, Fall Meeting of IUPAC-PSK40

2016 Na Kyung Kwon Global Ph.D. Fellowship, NRF

2015 Ye Chan Kim Soft Matter Fellowship, IBS

2015 Na Kyung Kwon Best Poster Award, Fall Meeting of PSK