Education

EDUCATION

1992-1997
Ph.D.

Analytical/Inorganic Chemistry
Brown University, Providence, RI.

Thesis “Structure, Reactivity, and Models of the Silicon/Silicon Oxide Interface”
Thesis Advisor: Professor Mark M. Banaszak Holl

1989-1991
M.S. 
Physical Chemistry
Pohang University of Science and Technolgoy (POSTECH), Pohang, South Korea

Thesis “Substrate Temperature Effects on the Preparation of YBa2Cu3O7-x Superconducting Thin Films by Laser Ablation”
Thesis Advisor: Professor Ja Kang Ku

1985-1989 B.S. Chemistry
SungKyunKwan University, South Korea.

 

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING

1998-2002

Chemistry of Soft-Wet Materials and Colloid Science with Professr David Needham,

Department of Mech. Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, NC.

1997-1998

Surface Science of Catalyst with Professor D.Wayne Goodman,

Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.

 

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

July, 2014-present Iona College Board of Trustees Endowed Professor in Science, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY.
Sept, 2013-present Professor, Department of Chemistry, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY.
July, 2010-present Chair, Department of Chemistry, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY.
Fall, 2008-present Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY.
Fall, 2004-Summer, 2008 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY.
2003-2004 Faculty, Division of Science, Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ.
1998-2002

Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, NC.

1997-1998 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.
1997 Teaching/Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Brown University, Providence, RI.
1992-1996 Teaching/Research Assistant, Department of Chemistry, Brown University, Providence, RI. 
1991-1992 Research Scientist, Pohang Iron and Steel Co., Ltd., Material Science Division of R&D, South Korea.
1989-1991  Teaching/Research Assistant, Department of Chemistry, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), South Korea.