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

77 Cheongam-ro,  Nam-gu, Pohang [37673]

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

(철강대학원 겸직교수)

 

Pohang University of Science and Technology

Sept.2007-Aug.2009

Visiting Scholar

 

Harvard University

Sept. 2015-Aug. 2016

Visiting Professor and Lecturer (객원교수 및 강의교수)

Seoul National University

Sept.2003-Aug.2007

Dean of Student Affairs and Admissions (학생처장)

 

Pohang University of Science and Technology

Mar.2001-Feb.2002

Director of POSTECH Times (포항공과대학교신문 주간)

Sept.2003-Feb.2004

Director of POSTECH Times

Sept.2002-Aug.2003

Director of Center for Teaching and Learning (교육개발센터장)

 

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

서울대 총장상, 서울공대 전체수석 졸업)

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

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

(포항공과대학교 베스트티쳐상, 공학부문) (1992, 1993, 1994, 2001)

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

(과학기술단체총연합회 우수논문상) (KOSFST)

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

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

6. Best Lecture Professor Award from Korean Society for Enginering Education

(한국공학교육학회 우수강의교수상) (2017)

7. Award of Proud Postechian (Education Part), POSTECH (자랑스러운 포스테키안상, 교육부문) (2017)

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 Lithium batteries, Fuel cells & Carbon dioxide minimization processes

Publications

Refer to the site cfd.postech.ac.kr