카이스트생명화학공학 About the Lab http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr 카이스트생명화학공학 About the Lab RSS Feed ko Wed, 23 May 2018 04:14:32 +0900 naver.com Aerosol and Materials Processing Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=37 ■ Energy & Environment  - Photocatalysts and reactor system for hydrogen generation and organic waste treatment Photocatalytic water splitting by solar energy is one of the promising schemes to solve the energy problems facing global world, because it is regarded as an artificial photosynthesis, to produce hydrogen, comparable to green plants. The water splitting is an energy conversion technology by which the solar photon energy is converted to chemical energy accompanied wit.. Seung Bin Park Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:50:58 +0900 Biochip & Biodevice Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=35 The research of our group is focused on devising convenient, sensitive, and reliable strategies for the detection of biomolecules and, in particular, on developing DNA-based methods, including aptamer- or/and DNAzyme-utilized biosensor and DNA microarray for genetic diagnosis. With the goal of becoming an international leader in the field of nucleic acid bioengineering, we have developed unique capabilities of rationally designing DNA sequences, utilizing DNA analogues or/and mimic molecules, an.. Hyun Gyu Park Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:50:56 +0900 Biomedical Micro-Nano Delivery Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=34   ■ Biomedical device A biomedical device is a tool used for medical purposes such as diagnosis and therapy. There are numerous biomedical devices to improve human health and welfare by altering pharmacological, metabolic, or immunological functions. To achieve fast, economic, non-invasive, and sensitive biomedical applications like diagnostics, treatment, and drug delivery, development of smaller scale medical device is demanding. We are interested in development and application of .. Yeu-Chun Kim Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:50:52 +0900 Bio Network Analysis Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=45 Bio Network Analysis Laboratory   Our lab is interested in quantitative analysis of regulatory networks that govern various biological processes. Emerging engineering tools made quantitative assessment of biological systems not only possible, but necessary. Moreover, advances in sequencing techniques provide plethora of data and bring more global picture to the microscopic system. Quantitative tools and mathematical models to interpret massive quantitative data will become i.. Yoosik Kim Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:50:47 +0900 BioSystem Engineering Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=33 The main area in our lab is the production of a variety of biofuel and biochemicals from microalgal biomass involving biomass hydrolysis, microbial fermentation, and bioproducts separation. Another area is macroalgal biomass utilization technology. Bio-shift reaction to produce hydrogen from carbon monooxide is also included in our research scope.Research TopicsMicroalgal biomass utilization based on molecular management concept: Defatted or intact microalgal biomass was hydrolyzed by using a li.. Yong Keun Chang Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:50:35 +0900 Catalytic Materials and Process Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=13 My main research interests have focused on investigating novel concepts of catalytic materials for applications in renewable and environmentally friendly energy fields. First, we would like to understand the heterogeneous catalysts fundamentally by using shape or composition-controlled nanoparticles as model systems. The catalysts with different shapes have distinct surface property enabling modulation in catalytic activity and selectivity. For example, we found that Pt nanodendrites with strong.. Hyunjoo Lee Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:50:29 +0900 Electrochemical Energy Device Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=28 ■ Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell is now opening up new energy industries as exampled by fuel cell electric vehicle and micro combined heat and power generation. EED lab studies micro- and nano-structural design of membrane electrode assembly with an aim to reduce the usage of expensive catalyst not losing or even enhancing durability and power performance of fuel cell. The control of interactions among ionomer, catalyst, and support expa.. Hee Tak Kim Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:50:08 +0900 Electronic Nanomaterials & Devices Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=27 The research focus of our group centers on (1) synthesis and characterization of quantum dot/grapheme hybrid nanomaterials, (2) photocatalysis of metal/semiconductor heterostructure nanocrystals, (3) spintronic devices, and (4) design and fabrication of ultracapacitors based on colloidal nanocrystals and nanowires.- Synthesis and Characterization of Quantum Dot/Graphene Hybrid Nanomaterials Novel size-dependent properties of nanomaterials providemany exciting opportunities to solve importan.. Doh Chang Lee Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:49:59 +0900 Energy and Enviromental System Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=25 ■ Energy storage using ice-like and sponge-like materials  Hydrogen, one of the promising future energy options, has been explored in a variety of science fields to extract any potential solutions, but unfortunately all the existing technologies using compressed hydrogen, metal hydride, carbonaceous materials, and MOF have not been successful because of their inherent limitations such as storing capacity, operation condition, and storage material weight. Accordingly, one definite breakthr.. Huen Lee Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:49:54 +0900 Energy and Green Catalysis Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=24   Research Overview ‘Nanotechnology for Energy & Environment’ Development of renewable energy sources and environmentally benign chemical processes are essential for sustainable development of human society. With this respect, our primary research goal is to develop new advanced catalyst materials and catalytic processes that can contribute to the aforementioned issues, especially by using cutting edge knowledge on nanotechnology. Sustainable Energy and Chemic.. Minkee Choi Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:49:43 +0900 Energy Fundamentals Design Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=23 [ Energy storage materials ]■ Energy storage carbon materials derived from Carbon dioxide (CO2)   Carbon dioxide (CO2) is one of the significant greenhouse gases that should be reduced. Therefore, many efforts have been made to capture and store CO2 to reduce its emission. However, CO2 is economical, non-toxic, and recyclable carbon source. The conversion of CO2 into useful carbon materials includes carbon nanotube (CNT), porous carbon, and graphene. However, conv.. Jae Woo Lee Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:49:07 +0900 Energy Systems Engineering Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=41 The main research activities of our laboratory are as follows. ■ New energy technologies :   Bioenergy / Biofuel: With oil prices so volatile, energy generated from biomass for both vehicle fuel and power generation is becoming a major technology focus for the world.  The primary rationale for this has been replacement of oil. A second and equally important factor is that biomass-derived fuels are viewed as having an environmentally benign (i.e., carbon-neutral.. Jay H. Lee Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:49:02 +0900 Functional Thin Films Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=22 Our research focuses on the fabrication of functional nano-coatings using chemical vapor deposited polymeric films. The anticipated applications include various electronic, energy, and biomedical device applications.■ Initiated chemical vapor deposition (iCVD)   iCVD process utilizes very simple machinery with low power consumption. Since the processes are performed at ambient temperature, the iCVD polymers are easily applicable to substrate materials vulnerable to liquid phase .. Sung Gap Im Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:48:51 +0900 Intelligent Soft-Materials Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=20 Soft matter, or complex fluids, is all deformable materials under thermal or mechanical stress around room temperature, including colloids, emulsions, foams, granules, gels, liquid crystals, and various biomaterials. We study the fundamental physics of such materials and engineer them to have well-defined structures to provide new types of functional materials for human beings. Three main themes we have aimed are listed below. But, our research cover a broad range of soft matter physics and appl.. Shin-Hyun Kim Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:48:38 +0900 Metabolic & Biomolecular Engineering Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=17 ■ Systems BiotechnologyWe have established `Systems Biotechnology” strategy coined by systems biology. We are upgrading traditional biotechnology through its integration with genomics, transcriptomics proteomics, metabolomics, fluxomics and physiomics through bioinformatics in order to achieve systems level understanding and applications of biological systems. This strategy is being successfully employed for the development of a number of bioprocesses producing industrial chemicals, fuels, m.. Sang Yup Lee Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:48:22 +0900 Molecular Simulation Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=15 ■ Carbon Capture and Sequestration Carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) is a process in which carbon dioxide is captured before their emission into the atmosphere and buried underground. In our research group, we search for optimal materials that can selectively capture carbon dioxide from point contact sources such as power plant flue gas. ■ Methane and Hydrogen Storage The need for alternative fuel source is greater than ever with decreasing amount of oil.  To this end, we.. Jihan Kim Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:48:09 +0900 Multiphase Complex Fluids Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=47 Our primary interests areTransport phenomena at/across/near fluids interfaces Flow behavior of complex fluids with large interfaces   We are interested in various dynamic processes of multiphase complex fluids. In particular, we focus on systems that contains high level of fluid/fluid interfaces (multiphase complex fluids), where a lot of interesting and important sciences occur. By learning this dynamic process, one can contribute to a wide range of applications from oil industry to biot.. Choi Siyoung Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:48:02 +0900 Nanostructured Polymer Engineering Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=46 Nanostructured Polymer Engineering Laboratory  We are an interdisciplinary research laboratory working on the synthesis, characterization, and application development of functionalized homopolymers and block copolymers.  We are interested in understanding the microstructures and physical properties of novel homopolymer and block copolymer systems.  Ultimately our goal is to translate these fundamental understandings regarding material structure-property relations to the de.. Sheng Li Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:47:54 +0900 Organic Opto-Electronic Materials Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=38 ■ Large Area Self-Assembly of Liquid Crystal & Supramolecules  As soft materials, liquid crystal (LC) and supramolecular dendrimers are self-assembling building blocks having numerous merits such as the ability to form a very small feature size (sub-10nm), various ordered phases, diversity in chemical functionality, and rapid construction of nano-structure with high ordering. The application areas of liquid crystals and supramolecules are optoelectronic materials, particle trappi.. Hee Tae Jung Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:47:45 +0900 Polymer Nanomaterials Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=7 ■ 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 na.. O Ok Park Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:46:54 +0900 Polymer Nano-Electronics Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=39 We study the fundamental chemistry and physics of polymeric functional nanomaterials, and engineer them to apply in various fields such as sensors, catalysts, and emulsion-based technology. In addition, we have interest in solution processable electronics such as organic solarcells and LEDs. The main themes we have aimed are listed below.   ■ Polymeric Functional Nanomaterials   The mixing of polymers and nanoparticles is opening pathways for engineering flexible .. Bumjoon Kim Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:46:52 +0900 Process Analysis Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=6 The research in our group is based on the application of modeling and numerical simulation combined with experimental method to the development of microprocesses in the chemical/biological applications and understanding of chemical/biological phenomena in chemical and biological processes.Scope of Research■ Separation processes in a microfluidic system    Microfluidic system has several advantages in small scale chemical and biological processes. Several separation processe.. Do Hyun Kim Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:46:43 +0900 Protein Engineering Laboratory http://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/insiter.php?design_file=1104.php&article_num=5 We are interested in protein engineering for the creation and development of new proteins and protein variants. Especially, we are interested in pharmaceutical proteins such as antibody specific for cancer and inflammation and scaffold proteins for selective binding.Currently main areas of study include:- Biomolecular engineering :    Engineering of therapeutic protein including Antibody and Scaffold protein - High throughput screening:   Development of new tools fo.. Ki Jun Jeong Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:46:39 +0900