Dr. Seong Jun Lee is the Chief Technology Officer of SK Innovation, South Korea's first and largest energy-chemical company. He received his Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Seoul National University, South Korea. He began his professional career in 1993 as a Research Scientist at Korea Institute of Science & Technology, joining SK Innovation Global Technology as a Principal Researcher in 1994. In 2012, he became the Head of Platform Technology Research & Development Center at SK Innovation Global Technology, and in 2017, the President of SK Institute of Technology Innovation. The later position he continues currently.
Dr. Lee is the recipient of two Certificates of New Excellent Technology (NET) in Ole-SIV, KOITA, 2010 and C4 Acetylene Converter, KOITA, 2010. He also received the Green Energy Award, presented by the Minister of the Knowledge Economy in 2009 and the Engineers of the Month Award, presented by the Minister of Education, Science Technology in 2005. His research work has led to 25 technical papers and conference proceedings, 9 awarded patents and 45 pending patents.
He is a Full Member of the Korea Institute of Chemical Engineers (KIChE), and a Fire Scene Investigation Advisor in Daejon, South Korea.