Won-Chun Oh is a Professor in the Department of Advanced Materials and Engineering at the Hanseo University in Korea. He received his B.S. degree (1986) and M.S. degree (1988) from the Dankook University in Seoul, Korea. He obtained a Ph.D. degree from same university in 1995 with his thesis titled “A Study on the Deintercalation Mechanism for Stage 1, 2 of H2SO4-Graphite Intercalation Compounds” under the supervision of Professor Y. S. Ko and H. P. Beohm. And, he worked as a Senior Researcher first in the Seoul National University of Education during 1990–1998. He started his current faculty position as a Full Professor at the Hanseo University in 1998. And, he is a Guest Professor in the Anhui University of Architecture, Hefei University and Anhui University of Science and Technology in China. He obtained the Research Front Award from the Korean Carbon Society in 2004, for his pioneering work on ordered ACF electrodes and obtained the Yangsong Award from the Korea Ceramic Society in 2009, the Excellent Paper Award from the Korea Journal of Material Research in 2010, and the Best Paper Award from the Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry in 2011, for his pioneering work on ordered metal combining nanomaterials and photocatalysts. He was appointed as one of the “Top 100 Scientist in the World” at IBC, UK in 2007. His current research interest is in synthesis of nanostructured materials such as metal/nanocomposite, graphene materials and metal nanoparticles, and their catalytic applications for future energy sources and green chemical technologies. He is the author or a coauthor of 340 papers published in domestic and international journals. He serves as the Editor Chief of the journal of Photocatalysis Science and the Advisory Board Member of the Asian journal of Chemistry.
Biography Updated on 31 July 2011