Jae Woo Lee

Jae Woo Lee

Professor - Dept. of Chem. Eng
KAIST

Education   2000 : Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

  • 1992 : M.S., Chemical Engineering, Seoul National University
  • 1990 : B.S., Chemical Engineering, Seoul National University

Employment and Professional Experience   2012 ~ present : Professor, Dept. of Chem. Eng., KAIST

  • 2001 ~ 2012: Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor at the City College of New York, CUNY
  • 2000 ~ 2001: Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow at RWTH, Germany
  • 1992 ~ 1997: Research Engineer, Ssangyong Oil (current S-Oil) Refining Co. Ltd

Award and Honors   Featured article in the Chemistry World (2012)

  • Omega Chi Epsilon Chapter Service Award (2006)
  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (2000)
  • AIChE Journal Paper of the Month (2000)
  • Outstanding Alumni Award at Seoul National University (1st Rank, 1990)

Research interests   Hydrogen storage in chemical hydrides

  • Interfacial science for methane hydrate formation/dissociation with surface active agents
  • Gas hydrate inhibition for gas/oil flow assurance
  • Chemical CO2 conversion to carbon materials (GO, PC, etc) for electrochemical energy storage applications
  • Biological CO2 conversion to fuels using microalgae
  • Process intensification through integration of reaction and separation