HYU Distinguished Prof. Ki-Hyun Kim was at Florida State University for an M.S. (1984-1986) and at University of South Florida for a Ph.D. (1988-1992). He was a Research Associate at ORNL, USA (1992 to 1994). He moved to Sang Ji University, Korea in 1995. In 1999, he joined Sejong University. In 2014, he moved to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Hanyang University. His research areas broadly cover the various aspects in the interfacing field of “Air Quality & Environmental Engineering” in connection with “Material Engineering” with emphasis on advanced novel materials like Coordination Polymers, especially Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs).
He was awarded as one of the top 10 National Star Faculties in Korea in 2006 and became an academician (Korean Academy of Science and Technology) in 2018. He is a serving as associate editor of Environmental Research and Critical Reviews in Environmental Science & Technology while being a board member in several other journals (e.g., Atmospheric Pollution Research and Sensors). He has published more than 660 articles many of which are in leading scientific journals including Chemical Society Reviews, Progress in Material Science, Progress in Polymer Science, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Chem, Nano Energy, and Coordination Chemistry Reviews.