Principal Investigator


Hyomin Lee (이효민)

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering,

Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)

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• Office: Room 407

• Tel: +82-54-279-2336


Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2009 – 2014

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Cohen Research Group

Seoul National University 2003 – 2009

B.S. in Chemical and Biological Engineering


Pohang University of Science and Technology 2017 – present

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering

Harvard University 2014 – 2017

Postdoctoral Fellow, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Experimental Soft Condensed Matter Group


2020 Young Scientist Award, Polymer Society of Korea (PSK)

2018 Miwon Commercial New Scientist Award, Korean Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry (KSIEC)

2014  Excellence in Graduate Student Polymer Research Oral Presentation Award (Polymer Division), AIChE

2013  Global Top Talent Forum Award for Outstanding Presentation, Hyundai Motors

2012  Materials Day Poster Session Award, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2012  Seoul National University Alumni Association Scholarship

2009  Jerry & Geraldine Mcafee Fellow

2009 – 2014  Samsung Scholarship

2007  National Nano Technology Student Contest (Silver), Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology

2004  Korea Science and Engineering Foundation

2003 – 2009  Academic Excellence Award, Seoul National University


2019- 한국화학공학회 이동현상부문위원회 학술간사

2019 한국고분자학회 학술위원

2019- 한국공업화학회 콜로이드 계면화학분과회 학술간사