Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Faculty

O Ok Park (박오옥)

Provost and Executive Vice President, Professor

Tel : +82-42-350-3923
Fax : +82-42-350-3910
E-mail : ookpark@kaist.ac.kr
Homepage : http://stereo.kaist.ac.kr
Education
- 1985 : Stanford Univ. (Ph.D. in Chem. Eng.)
- 1978 : KAIST (M.S. in Chem. Eng.)
- 1976 : Seoul National Univ. (B.S. in Chem. Eng.)

Employment and Professional Experience
- 1985 ~ Present : Professor, KAIST
- 2007 ~ 2008 : Visiting professor, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
- 2003 ~ 2005 : Dean of Planning, KAIST
- 2001 ~ 2003 : Dean of Student Affairs, KAIST
- 1999 ~ 2001 : Dept. Chairman of Chemical and Biomolecular Eng., KAIST
- 1996 ~ 1997 : Invited professor, Univ. of Wisconsin Madison, USA
- 1991 ~ 1992 : Researcher, IBM Almaden Research Center, USA


Awards and Honors
- Academic Achievement Award, Korean Society of Chemical Engineering (2003).
- Academic Achievement Award, KAIST (2001).
- Distinguished Paper Award, Korean Federation of Science and Technology Society (1995, 1998).
- Bumsuk Award, Korean Society of Chemical Engineering (1993).


Selected Publications
1. Carbon nanotube network structuring using two-dimensional colloidal crystal templates, Advanced Materials, 20 (3), 457-461 (2008)
2. White-light-emitting diodes based on iridium complexes via efficient energy transfer from a conjugated polymer, Advanced Functional Materials, 16 (5), 611-617 (2006)
3. Fabrication and structural analysis of binary colloidal crystals with two-dimensional superlattices, Advanced Materials, 17 (20), 2501-2505 (2005)
4. Stabilized blue emission from polymer-dielectric nanolayer nanocomposites, Advanced Functional Materials, 14 (4), 377-382 (2004)
5. Polymer/Gold nanoparticle nanocomposite light-emitting diodes: Enhancement of electroluminescence stability and quantum efficiency of blue-light-emitting polymers, Chemistry of Materials, 16 (4), 688-692 (2004)
6. Three-dimensional self-assembly of colloids at a water-air interface: A novel technique for the fabrication of photonic bandgap crystals, Advanced Materials,14 (19), 1367-1369 (2002)
7. Three dimensional self-assembly by ice crystallization, Applied Physics Letters, 80 (22), 4133-4135 (2002).
8. Polymer light-emitting energy-well devices using single-ion conductors, Advanced Materials, 13 (16), 1274-1278 (2001).
9. Polymer/layered silicate nanocomposite light-emitting devices, Advanced Materials, 13 (3), 211-213 (2001).
10. The effect of different heat treatments on the high luminescence efficiency of polymer light-emitting diodes, Advanced Materials, 12 (11), 801-804 (2000).

Polymer Nanomaterials Laboratory
Polymer nanomaterials and devices, Polymer ight emitting diodes & polymer solar cells, Colloid crystals & soft lithography, metal nanoparticles & nanorheology

■ Opto-electronic Devices

- Polymer light-emitting diodes enhanced light-extraction via optical nano-structure control

- Polymer Photovoltaic cell  material and device structure modification for high photo conversion efficiency

■ Colloidal Crystals/ Soft lithography

- Fabricate high quality 2D/3D/binary colloidal crystals

- Fabricate various of nanopatterns from colloidal crystals using softlithgraphy

■ Synthesis and application of metal nanoparticles

- Synthesis of Au, Ag, Pd nanoparticles having various shape and size.

- Application for catalyst, sensor, and cell imaging

■ Preparation and characterization of polymer/CNT nanocomposites

- Preparation of polymer/CNT nano composites with surface-modified CNTs by melt mixing process

- Characterization of properties such as electrical, rheological, and mechanical properties