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Principal Investigator

Junsuk Rho (노준석)


Mu-Eun-Jae Endowed Chair Associate Professor 

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Department of Chemical Engineering

Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)


Adjunct Professor 

School of Interdisciplinary Bioscience and Bioengineering (i-Bio)

Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)


Adjunct Professor 

School of Integrated Technology, Yonsei University

POSTECH-Yonsei Open Campus Program





Education


University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and Nanoscale Science & Engineering, 2013 

(Minors: Bioengineering and Electrical Engineering); Advisor: Prof. Xiang Zhang

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA

M.S. in Mechanical Science and Engineering, 2008; Advisor: Prof. Iwona Jasiuk

Seoul National University, Korea

B.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, (highest honor), 2007; Advisor: Prof. Kahp-Yang Suh

Myungduk Foreign Language High School, Korea

Major in English, Minors in French and Chinese, 1999


Appointments


School of Artificial Intelligence, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, Korea

Adjunct Professor, 2020.03-present

Journal of Micro and Nano-Manufacturing, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, USA

Associate Editor, 2020.01-present

Current Optics and Photonics Journal, Optical Society of Korea, Korea

Deputy Editor, 2019.03-present

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University (POSTECH-Yonsei Open Campus Program), Seoul, Korea

Adjunct Professor, 2018.09-present

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, Korea

Associate Professor, 2018.09-present

Department of Chemical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, Korea

Associate Professor, 2018.09-present

Nano Convergence Journal, Nature-Springer Journal, KoNTRS, Korea

Associate Editor, 2018.03-present

Department of Physics, University of Paderborn, Germany

Visiting Professor, 2018.05-2018.06

Department of Industrial Physics and Medical Instrumentation, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand

Visiting Professor, 2017.09-2017.10

Future Strategy Team, Presidential Advisory Council on Science and Technology (PACST)

Expert Committee, 2017.01-2017.12

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique-Centre de Recherches sur l'HétéroEpitaxie et ses Applications(CNRS-CRHEA), Valbonne, France

Visiting Professor, 2017.01-2017.02

School of Interdisciplinary of Bioscience & Bioengineering (I-Bio), Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, Korea

Adjunct Professor, 2015.03-present

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, Korea

Assistant Professor, 2014.08-2018.08

Department of Chemical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, Korea

Assistant Professor, 2014.08-2018.08

Nanoscience and Technology Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA

Argonne Scholar, Ugo Fano Fellow (Principal Investigator), 2013.08-2014.08

Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA

Argonne Scholar, Ugo Fano Fellow (Principal Investigator), 2013.08-2014.08

Materials Sciences Division & Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA USA

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013.05 - 2013.08

Materials Sciences Division & Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA USA

Affiliate Scientist, 2009.01 - 2013.05

NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, University of California, Berkeley, CA USA

Samsung Research Fellow, 2008.08 - 2013.05

Naraenanotech Co. Ltd., Yongin, Korea

Research Associate, 2002.06 - 2005.07 & 2007.08 - 2010.09


Teachings


Graduate Seminar, 2017 Spring, 2017 Fall, 2018 Spring, 2018 Fall, 2019 Spring, 2019 Fall

Graduate Research Seminar A (MECH702D), 2016 Fall

Introduction to System Design I - Machine Element Design (MECH333), 2015 Fall, 2016 Fall, 2017 Fall, 2018 Fall, 2019 Fall

Introduction to Mechanical Engineering I (MECH101), 2015 Fall, 2016 Fall, 2017 Fall

Introduction to Nanoscacle Science and Engineering (MECH403/CHEB463), 2015 Spring, 2016 Spring, 2017 Spring, 2018 Spring, 2019 Spring

Analytical Methods in Engineering (MECH501), 2015 Spring, 2016 Spring, 2017 Spring, 2018 Spring, 2019 Spring


Selected Honors and Awards


Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, Korean Academy of Science and Technology, Korea, 2019

MSIT Minister's Commendation, Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT), Korea, 2019

Distinguished Lectureship Award, Chemical Society of Japan, Japan, 2019

MSIP Minister's Commendation, Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP), Korea, 2017

Rising Researcher Award, International Society for Optics & Photonics (SPIE), USA, 2017

Young Investigator Award, Optical Society of Korea (OSK), Korea, 2016

Young Investigator Award, Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers (KSME), Korea, 2015

Educational Award, Edmund Optics, USA, 2015

Young Investigator Award, Korean Society of Precision Engineering (KSPE), Korea,  2015

Argonne Named Fellowship, Department of Energy, USA, 2013-2016

Best Poster Award, KSEA Northwest Regional Conference, KSEA, USA, 2013

Incubic/Milton Chang Award, Optical Society of America (OSA), USA, 2013

SPIE Scholarship, International Society for Optics & Photonics (SPIE), USA, 2012

KUSCO-KSEA Graduate Scholarship, Korean Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA), USA, 2012

Block Grant Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley, USA, 2012

MRS Graduate Student Award, Materials Research Society (MRS), USA, 2012

SPIE Scholarship, International Society for Optics & Photonics (SPIE), USA, 2011

Block Grant Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley, USA, 2011

Korean Honor Scholarship, Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the USA, Korea,  2011

Samsung Lee Kun-Hee Fellowship, Samsung Foundation of Culture, Korea, 2008-2012

Green Cross Fellowship, Green Cross Science Scholarship Foundation, Korea, 2008

Nanoscience Advanced Study Scholarship, Naraenanotech Co. Ltd, Korea, 2007-2008

STX Fellowship, STX Scholarship Foundation, Korea, 2007-2008

S-Oil Fellowship, S-Oil Scholarship Foundation, Korea, 2006-2007

1st place in CAD/CAM contest, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea, 2006

1st place in Robocon contest, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea, 1999


Selected Synergistic Activities


Journal editor of Nano Convergence (Associate Editor), Current Optics and Photonics (Deputy Editor)

Journal Guest Editor of Microelectronic Engineering, Nanophotonics, MRS Bulletin

Journal publication reviewer of Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Photonics, Nature Communications, Light: Science and Applications, Scientific Reports, Advanced Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Optical Materials, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Nano Letters, ACS Nano, ACS Applied Materials and Interface, ACS Photonics, Applied Physics Letter, Journal of Applied Physics, Optica, Optics Letter, Optics Express, Journal of Optical Society America A/B, Carbon, Microelectronic Engineering, and many others

Conference general co-chair of the 3rd A3 (Korea-Japan-China) Metamaterials Forum (2018)

Conference general co-chair of META'17

Conference general chair of the 1st/2nd/3rd/4th POSTECH International Nanophotonics Workshops (2015/2016/2017/2019)

Conference general co-chair of the 1st/2nd/3rd NCOMS-RIKEN Joint Symposium (2017/2018/2019)

Conference technical program committee of CLEO 2017, CLEO-PR 2016, CLEO 2018, CLEO 2019, CLEO 2020, IPC 2017, IPC 2018, IPC 2019, IPC 2020, ALPS 2017, ALPS 2018, ALPS 2019, ALPS 2020, iSPN 2019, iSPN 2020



References


Prof. Xiang Zhang (University of California, Berkeley & University of Hong Kong)

Prof. Luke P. Lee (University of California, Berkeley)

Prof. Shuang Zhang (University of Birmingham)

Prof. Nicholas X. Fang (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Prof. Zhaowei Liu (University of California, San Diego)

Dr. Daniel Lopez (Argonne National Laboratory)

Prof. Bumki Min (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

Prof. Namkyoo Park (Seoul National University)


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