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Principal Investigator


Prof. Dong Ki Yoon


Dept. of Chemistry, KAIST

Adjunct Professor

KAIST Institute for NanoCentry

B.S. Chemical Engineering, Yonsei Univ. (2001.02)

M.S. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, KAIST (2003, 02)

Ph.D. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, KAIST (2007.02)


2021.09 ~

Professor in Department of Chemistry

Adjunct Professor at Graduate School of Nanoscience and Technology & KAIST Institute for the NanoCentury


2020/09 ~ 2021.08 

Associate Professor in Department of Chemistry

2011.04 ~ 2020.08

Associate/Assistant Professor in Graduate School of Nanoscience and Technology

2009.03 ~ 2011.03

Research Associate in Dept. of Physics and LCMRC (Liquid crystal materials research center), Univ. of Colorado, Boulder

2007.03 ~ 2009.03

Senior Engineer in Advanced Process Development Team, Memory Division, Semiconductor Business, Samsung Electronics CO., LTD.


► Transdisciplinary Research Prize at the 50th anniversary of founding KAIST (2021. 05)

► Award for Advanced Research at 126th General meeting of Korean Chemical Society (2020. 10)

► Prime Minister’s Award at 53th Science Day (2020. 04)

► Merck Young Scientist Award at the 17th International Meeting on Inf. Dis. (2017), Korea (2017.08)

► MOE (Ministry of Education) Excellent basic research 50, Korea (2014.11)

► ILCS(The International Liquid Crystal Society) Early-Career Award:

The Michi Nakata Prize in the 24th International Liquid Crystal Conference (ILCC 2012), US (2012.08)

Society activity

► Associated Editor of Journal of Information Display (2020 ~ present)

► Member of Korean Chemical Society, Secretary in polymer chemistry division (2021)

► Member of Korean Information Display Society, Secretary in LC technology division (2013-present)

► Member of Korean Polymer Society, Program committee (2020~2021)

►Member of Korean Synchrotron Radiation User's Association, Secretary in SAXS division (2020-present)

►Program Committee of Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Conference (2019, 2021)

MEMBERS: 직원 소개
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