Junsuk Rho (노준석)

Mu-Eun-Jae (无垠斋) Endowed Chair Professor & Young Distinguished 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)

School of Artificial Intelligence

Department of Creative IT Engineering

Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)

Adjunct Professor

Institute for Convergence Research and Education in Advanced 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


Microsystems and Nanoengineering, Spirnger-Nature, Germany

Associate Editor, 2021.09-present

POSCO-POSTECH-RIST Convergence Research Center for Flat Optics and Metaphotonics, Korea

Director, 2021.07-present

Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Samsung Electronics, Korea

Visiting Professor, 2021.07-present

Photonics Insights, Chinese Laser Press, China

Associate Editor, 2021.06-present

Light: Science and Applications, Spirnger-Nature, Germany

Associate Editor, 2021.05-present

Optical Society of Korea, Korea

Fellow, 2021.03-present

Micro and Nano Engineering, Elsevier, Netherlands

Associate Editor, 2020.09-present

Frontiers of Optoelectronics, Spirnger, Germany

Associate Editor, 2020.09-present

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

Adjunct Professor, 2020.09-present

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 (ASME), USA

Associate Editor, 2020.01-present

Photonix, Spirnger, Germany

Associate Editor, 2020.01-present

Department of Physics, University of Paderborn, Germany

Visiting Professor, 2019.07-2019.08

Current Optics and Photonics, Optical Society of Korea, Korea

Deputy Editor, 2019.03-present

Institute for Convergence Research and Education in Advanced Technology, 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

POSTECH-Samsung semiconductor Educational Program (PSEP), Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, Korea

Affiliated Professor, 2018.07-present

Nano Convergence, Springer, Germany

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


Teaching

Graduate Seminar, 2017 Spring, 2017 Fall, 2018 Spring, 2018 Fall, 2019 Spring, 2019 Fall, 2020 Spring, 2020 Fall, 2021 Spring

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, 2020 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, 2020 Spring, 2021 Spring

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

Advanced Nanoscale Fabrication and Manufacturing (MECH701A), 2021 Spring


Selected Honors and Awards

Young Distinguished Professorship, POSTECH, Korea, 2021-2024

Haerim Photonics Award, Optical Society of Korea (OSK), Korea, 2021

Micromachines Young Scientist Award, Micromachines, MDPI, Switzerland, 2020

MEE/MNE Young Scientist Award and Lectureship, Microelectronic Engineering and Micro & Nano Engineering Conference, Elsevier, Netherlands, 2020

MINE Young Scientist Award, Microsystems and Nanoengineering, Springer-Nature, China, 2020

OSK Rising Stars 30, Optical Society of Korea (OSK), Korea, 2020

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

Mu-Eun-Jae Endowed Chair Professorship, POSTECH, Korea, 2019-2031

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

SPIE 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 Mogam 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 Light: Science and Applications (Associate Editor), Microsystems and Nanoengineering (Associate Editor), Nanophotonics (Associate Editor/Managing Editor & Editorial Advisory Board), Nano Convergence (Associate Editor), Current Optics and Photonics (Deputy Editor), Journal of Micro- and Nano-Manufacturing (Associate Editor), Photonics Insights (Associate Editor), Photonix (Associate Editor), Micro and Nano Engineering (Associate Editor), Frontiers of Optoelectronics (Associate Editor), iScience (Editorial Advisory Board), Scientific Reports (Editorial Board)

Journal Guest Editor of Microelectronic Engineering, Nanophotonics, MRS Bulletin, Optical Materials Express

Journal publication reviewer of more than 500 manuscripts including Science, Nature Review Materials, Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Photonics, Nature Materials, Nature Communications, Light Science & Applications, Communications Physics, NPG Asia Materials, Microsystemd and Nanoengineering, Scientific Reports, Science Advances, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Nano Letters, ACS Nano, ACS Photonics, ACS Applied Materials and Interface, ACS Applied Nano Materials, ACS Omega, Advanced Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Laser and Photonics Reviews, Advanced Optical Materials, Advanced Sciences, Advanced Intelligent Systems, Advanced Theory and Simulations, Advanced Photonics Research, Joule, iScience, Nano Energy, Materials Today, Materials Horizons, Nanoscale Horizons, Nanoscale, Nanoscale Advances, RSC Advances, APL Photonics, Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Physics, Optica, Optics Express, Optics Letters, Photonics Research, Journal of the Optical Society of America A, Journal of the Optical Society of America B, Carbon, Sensor and Actuator A/B,Nanophotonics, Nanotechnology, Microelectronic Engineering, and so on

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-PR 2016, CLEO 2017, CLEO 2018, CLEO 2019, CLEO 2020, CLEO 2021, IPC 2017, IPC 2018, IPC 2019, IPC 2020, IPC 2021, ALPS 2017, ALPS 2018, ALPS 2019, ALPS 2020, ALPS 2021, iSPN 2019, iSPN 2022


References

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

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

Prof. Nikolay Zheludev (University of Southampton)

Prof. Harald Giessen (University of Stuttgart)

Prof. Shuang Zhang (University of Birmingham)

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

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

Prof. Peer Fischer (Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems)

Dr. Stefano Cabrini (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

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

Prof. Namkyoo Park (Seoul National University)