Misook Kang received a B.S. degree in chemistry from Jeju National University (Korea) in 1991. She continued the graduate study at Busan National University (Korea), and received her PhD degree in the division of energy and hydrocarbon chemistry at the Kyoto University, Japan, in 1998. She joined as a research faculty in Sungkyunkwan and KyungHee Universities of Korea from 1999 to 2005, and involved in research work in the areas of photocatalysis. Since 2006, she is working as a professor of department of chemistry at the Yeungnam University, Korea. Her research interests are in the areas of renewable energy, with particular emphasis on solar cell and hydrogen production from photocatalysis with nanomaterials. She has published more than 150 papers in the field of energy and environment-related materials in peer-reviewed journals. She has completed the academic advice of 15 master students since 2006. In 2012, she received Academic Research Award from the Korean Chemical Society. She was selected as the most excellent research professor at Yeungnam University in 2011, moreover was received an honorable best paper award for distinguished achievements at the international symposium on green manufacturing and applications in 2013. She is a member of the Korean Society of Chemistry, Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers, and Korean Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry. She serves as a member of the editorial board of J. industrial engineering and chemistry (2008-present). Currently, she acts as a member of international cooperation committee in Korea Society Industrial Engineering and Chemistry (KSIEC).
Biography Updated on 14 July 2014