Large-scale Synthesis of Uniform-sized Nanoparticles and their Designed Assembly and Multifunctional Biomedical Applications
Professor, National Creative Research Initiative Center for Oxide Nanocrystalline Materials and School of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Taeghwan Hyeon received his B. S. (1987) and M. S. (1989) in Chemistry from Seoul National University, Korea. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1996). Since he joined the faculty of the School of Chemical and Biological Engineering of Seoul National University in September 1997, he has been focused on the synthesis of uniform-sized nanocrystals and new nanoporous carbon materials, and he published more than 90 papers in prominent international journals. He is currently the Director of National Creative Research Initiative Center for Oxide Nanocrystalline Materials supported by the Korean Ministry of Science and Technology. He received several awards including the Korean Young Scientist Award from the Korean President and Dupont Science and Technology Award. He is currently serving as editorial advisory board member of Chemical Communications, Advanced Materials, Small, and International Journal of Nanotechnology.