Kew-Ho Lee

Kew-Ho Lee

Membrane Research for Carbon Utilization Initiatives in Korea

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa (1980-1984 )
M.S. in Applied Chemistry, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, Korea (1975-1977)
B.S.E. in Applied Chemistry, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea (1971- 1975)

RESEARCH INTEREST

Membrane Preparation and Application in Membrane Reactor, Gas Separation, Pervaporation, Water treatment.

EXPERIENCE

President, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology( 2014- present)
Fellow, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (2007- 2014 )
Director, Strategy and Cooperation Division, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (2008-2010 )
Professor, Green Chemistry and Environmental Bio-technology, University of Science and Technology (2004- present)
Principal Research Scientist, Head, Membrane and Separation Research Center, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (1990-2007)
Director of Applied & Engineering Chemistry Division, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (2004-2005)
Director, National Research Laboratory for Functional Membranes, Ministry of Science and Technology (2000-2005 )
Guest Scientist, Separation Laboratory, National Institute for Materials and Chemical Research, AIST, Japan (1993- 1994)
Senior Research Scientist, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, (1987-1990)
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center of Excellence on Membrane Technology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (1984 – 1987)
Research Scientist, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, (1977 – 1980)

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

The President of the Membrane Society of Korea (2005)
The Vice president of the Membrane Society of Korea (2002-2004)
The Editor in Chief of Membrane Journal (1991-1993)
The Vice president of the Polymer Society of Korea (2008)
The vice president of the Korean Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry (2008)
The President of the Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Division of the Korean Chemical Society (1999-2002)
ICOM 2005 International Advisory Committee, Chairman (2003-2005)
International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry( IUPAC), CHEMRAWN Committee member (2004-2015)
Elected Bureau member(2016- )
International Fellow, I&EC Division American Chemical Society(2017- )

AWARDS

National Medal of Science and Technology (2013)
Commander of the Order of the Star of Solidarity of Italian Republic (2008)
Awards for Excellence on Industrial Technology Transfer, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (2006)
Awards for Best Scientific paper, The Membrane Society of Korea ( 2006)
Awards for Excellence on Research, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (2003)
Grand Prize for Daejeon Economy and Science, Daejeon Metropolitan City (2002)
Best Scientific Papers Awards, Korea Association for Science and Technology (2001)
Presidential Honors for the contribution in Science and Engineering, (1999)
Awards for Excellence on Research, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (1998)
Awards for Excellence on Industrial Technology Transfer, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (1995)
Japanese Government Research Award, MITI, Japan (1993)

PUBLICATIONS

207 research papers, 270 presentation in national and international scientific meetings, 100+ national or international patents