Professor Jang Wook Choi of the Graduate School of EEWS (Energy, Environment, Water, and Sustainability), KAIST, received the “Scientist of the Month Award” from the City of Daejeon.
Mayor Hong-chul Yeom visited KAIST on May 30, 2014 and presented the award to Professor Choi.
Professor Choi has achieved research excellence over a period of time in the field of rechargeable battery, supercapacitor, and materials chemistry.
In the picture below: President Steve Kang (left), Professor Jang Wook Choi (middle), and Mayor Hong-chul Yeom (right)
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