Biography

Education

1992 – 1997

Ph.D.

Analytical / Inorganic Chemistry
Brown University, Providence, RI

1989 – 1991

M.S.

Physical Chemistry
Pohang University of Science and Technolgoy (POSTECH), Pohang, South Korea
Thesis “Substrate Temperature Effects on the Preparation of YBa2Cu3O7-x Superconducting Thin Films by Laser Ablation”
Thesis Advisor: Professor Ja Kang Ku

1985 – 1989

B.S.

Chemistry
SungKyunKwan University, South Korea.

Postdoctoral Training

1998 – 2002

Chemistry of Soft-Wet Materials and Colloid Science with Professor David Needham,
Department of Mech. Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, NC.

1997 – 1998

Surface Science of Catalyst with Professor D.Wayne Goodman,
Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. 

Professional Profile

Sept. 2017 – Present

Assistant Director of the Honors Program, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY.

July 2014 – Present

Iona College Board of Trustees Endowed Professor in Science, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY.

Sept. 2013 – Present

Professor, Department of Chemistry, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY.

July 2010 – June 2018

Chair, Department of Chemistry, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY.

July 2008 – August 2013

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY.

Sept. 2004 – June 2008

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY.

2003 – 2004

Faculty, Division of Science, Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ.

1998 – 2002

Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, NC.

1997 – 1998

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.

1997

Teaching/Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Brown University, Providence, RI.

1992 – 1996

Teaching/Research Assistant, Department of Chemistry, Brown University, Providence, RI. 

1991 – 1992

Research Scientist, Pohang Iron and Steel Co., Ltd., Material Science Division of R&D, South Korea.

1989 – 1991

Teaching/Research Assistant, Department of Chemistry, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), South Korea.