Professor

In Seok Kang

Micro/Nanofluidics

  • Transport in nanostructures
  • Microdroplet based reaction system
  • Ionic liquids

Computational Science

  • Computational green science
  • Optimization of PDE systems

 

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Professor Details

Name

In Seok Kang

Date of Birth

January 1956

Marital Status

Married AND has 3 daughters and 1 son

Present Position

Professor

 

Department of Chemical Engineering

 

Pohang University of Science and Technology

Address

San 31, Hyoja-dong, Nam-gu, Pohang, 790-784

 

Republic of Korea

 

(Tel) +82-54-279-2273

 

(Fax) +82-54-279-2699

 

(email)

Major Field

Transport Phenomena and Applied Mathematics

Education

 

Ph.D.

Chemical Engineering and Applied Mathematics (Minor), 1988

 

California Institute of Technology (CALTECH)

M.S.

Chemical Engineering, 1980

 

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

B.S.

Chemical Engineering, 1978

 

Seoul National University, Korea

Professional Experience

Jan.1980-Aug.1983

Research Engineer

 

Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST)

Sep.1983-Jan.1988

Research/Teaching Assistant

 

California Institute of Technology

Aug.1985-Aug.1985

Graduate Researcher

 

Boeing Supercomputer Summer Institute

Feb.1988-Jan.1989

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

 

California Institute of Technology

Jan.1989-Mar.1993

Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering

 

Pohang University of Science and Technology

Jan.1990-Feb.1990

Visiting Researcher

 

University of California, Santa Barbara

Aug.1996-Aug.1997

Visiting Scholar and Invited Lecturer

 

University of California, Irvine

Apr.1993-Feb.1999

Associate Professor in Chemical Engineering

 

Pohang University of Science and Technology

Mar.1999-Present

Professor in Chemical Engineering

 

Pohang University of Science and Technology

Sept.2008-Present

Adjunct Professor of Graduate Institute of Ferrous Technology

 

Pohang University of Science and Technology

Sept.2007-Aug.2009

Visiting Scholar

 

Harvard University

Sept.2003-Aug.2007

Dean of Student Affairs and Admissions

 

Pohang University of Science and Technology

Mar.2001-Feb.2002

Director of POSTECH Times

Sept.2003-Feb.2004

Director of POSTECH Times

Sept.2002-Aug.2003

Director of Center for Teaching and Learning

 

Pohang University of Science and Technology

Honors

 

1. Graduated from Seoul National University summa cum laude (1978) 

  (Award of SNU President, Top Graduate of Engineering College)

2. NSF fellowship to Boeing Supercomputer Summer Institute (August, 1985)

3. Best Teacher Awards of Pohang University of Science and Tehnology (POSTECH)

    (1992, 1993, 1994, 2001)

4. Best Paper Prize of the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOSFST)

    (September, 1996; Pulsatile Flows in Stenosed Blood Vessels)

5. Member of National Academy of Engineering of Korea (March 2014 - present)

 

Current Research Interests

1. Micro/Nanofluidics

Electrocapillarity and Electrowetting in nanostructures

Electrically driven droplets as sub-nanoliter reactors/Electroporation

Ionic liquids (prediction of properties in nanostructures) 

2. Applied Mathematics

Computational Green Sciences: Numerical analyses of Fuel cells & Carbon dioxide minimization processes

Publications

Refer to the site cfd.postech.ac.kr