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Best Academic Award to Prof. Huen Lee​
View : 10418 Date : 2007-03-19 Writer : ed_news

 

Professor Huen Lee, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, received the Best Prize of KAIST Academic Awards at the 36th anniversary ceremony of KAIST.

Professor Lee has published 43 international papers and 12 domestic papers for the past five years and achieved world’s distinguished academic performances such as the development of hydrogen storage technologies, the discovery of the principle on carbon dioxide-methane hydrate swapping, etc.

Professor Lee published his paper on methane hydrate at Science in 2003, and Nature introduced his paper on hydrate storage technologies as ‘highlight research’ in 2005, commenting his research as a landmark performance to pave ways for the development of future hydrogen energy. His discovery on ‘the principle of carbon dioxide-methane hydrate swapping’, published by PNAS in 2006, also gained huge attraction across the world as one of the promising technologies that can solve energy problem and global warming crisis simultaneously.

Meanwhile, the rest of the awardees of 2007 are as follows:

- Academic Award:
Professor Jongkyeong Chung, Dep. of Biological Sciences
Associate professor Changok Lee, Dep. of Mathematics
Associate professor Sangkyu Kim, Dep. of Chemistry
Professor Dae-gab Gweon, Dep. of Mechanical Engineering

- Creative Lecture Award:
 Associate professor Jaehung Han, Dep. of Aerospace Engineering

- Excellent Lecture Award:
 Assistant profess Bong Gwan Jun, School of Humanities & Social Science
 Professor Joonho Choe, Dep. of Biological Sciences
 Professor Changwon Kang, Dep. of Biological Sciences
 Professor Seunghyup Yoo, Div. of Electrical Engineering
 Associate professor Otfried Cheong, Div. of Computer Science
 Professor Hoe Kyung Lee, Graduate School of Finance

- Contribution Award:
 Professor Sung Chul Shin, Dep. of Physics
 Professor Bowon Kim, Graduate School of Culture Technology
 Professor Jisoo Kim, Graduate School of Finance

- International Cooperation Best Award:
 Professor Hyung Suck Cho, Dep. of Mechanical Engineering

- International Cooperation Award:
 Professor Kunpyo Lee, Dep. of Industrial Design
 Professor Soon Hyung Hong, Dep. of Materials Science & Engineering
 Professor Sungjoo Park, Graduate School of Culture Technology

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