Active Leading Groups in Academia



 There are many active chemists and chemical engineers in universities. They are the 3rd and 4th generations of chemists and chemical engineers in S. Korea after the Indendence of Korea in 1945.


Prof. Kwang S. Kim is a distinguished professor and Director of the Center for Superfunctional Materials of Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST). more ...


Prof. Kimoon Kim is a Distinguished University professor of Department of Chemistry, Postech and the Director of Center for Self-assembly and Complexity, IBS. more...


Prof. Ryong Ryoo  is a Distinguished Professor of Department of Chemistry, KAIST and the Director of center for Nanomaterials and Chemical reactions, IBS. more ...


Prof. V. Narry Kim  of SNU


Prof. Kyungbyung Yoon is a professor Department of Chemistry, Sogang University and Director of Korea Center for Artificial Photosynthesis. more ...


Prof. Bong-Rae Cho  a Distiguished Research Professor and Professor Emeritus at Department of Chemistry, Korea University. more ...


 Prof. Taeghwan Hyeon is a Distinguished University professor at School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University and a director of Nanomaterials Lab. more ...


 Prof. Jinwoo Cheon is a professor at Department of Chemistry, Yonsei University. He was named one of the Worlds Most influential Scientific Minds of 2014" by Thomson Reuters. more ...


Prof. Jin-Soo Kim of SNU


Prof. Sang Yup Lee of KAIST


Prof. Jaeyun Kim, SKKU


Prof. Hyeon Suk Shin, UNIST


Prof. Jang Wook Choi, KAIST


Prof. Cheol Seong Hwang, SNU



    There are many more active chemists and chemical engineers.

    Some of them are listed here according to their majors.


* see  Analytical Chemistry

* see  Bio- and Biological Chemistry

see  Chemical Education

see  Chemical Engineering

* see  Environmental Chemistry

* see  Inorganic Chemistry

see  Materials Sciences

* see  Medicinal Chemistry

* see  Nano Chemistry and Nano Materials

* see  Organic Chemistry

* see  Physical Chemistry

* see  Polymer Chemistry & Polymeric Materials