People

Professor

 

 Kyo Han Ahn, Ph.D.

 Professor, Department of Chemistry

 

 ·  Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)   

   77Cheongam-Ro, Nam-Gu, Pohang, Gyungbuk, Republic of Korea(37673)

 · Home page URL: http://www.ahn-postech.com

 · E-mail address: ahn@postech.ac.kr

 · Phone number: +82-54-279-2105

 · Fax number: +82-54-279-5877

 ■ Education

       · B.S., Chemistry, Department of Chemical Education, Seoul National University, Seoul, 1980

       · M.S., Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, KAIST, Seoul, 1982

       · Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, KAIST, Seoul, 1985

 ■ Employment/Experience

       · 1985. 03 – 1986. 06: Group Leader, Central Research Institute, Yuhan Pharmaceutical Co.

       · 1986. 07 – present: Assistant Professor, Associate, Full Professor, Department of Chemistry, POSTECH

       · 1988. 01 – 1988. 12: Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania (Prof. K. C. Nicolaou)

       · 1995. 08 – 1996. 08: Visiting Scholar, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Harvard University (Prof. E. J. Corey)

       · 2002. 08 – 2003. 08: Visiting Scholar, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCSD (Prof. Michael J. Sailor)

       · 2008. 09 – 2015. 02: Director, the Center for Electro-Photo Behaviors in Advanced Molecular Systems

       · 2008. 12 – 2014. 12: Representative of the POSTECH–Tohoku Graduate Student Exchange Program

       · 2009. 01 – 2009. 12: President of the Daegu-Gyungbuk Branch of the Korean Chemical Society

       · 2009. 01 – 2012. 12: Representative of the Asian Core Program on Cutting-Edge Organic Chemistry

       · 2010. 01 – 2011. 12: The Bulletin Korean Chemical Society (KCS), Associate Editor

       · 2011. 11 – 2015. 12: Representative of the Campus Asia Program among China, Japan, and Korea

       · 2012. 03 – present: Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry (Wiley-VCH), International Advisory Board

       · 2012. 03 – present: Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry (RSC), International Advisory Board

       · 2014. 03 – 2015. 02: President of the Korean Chemosensor Society

       · 2015. 01 – 2015. 12: President of the Organic Chemistry Division, Korean Chemical Society

       · 2015. 01 – 2015. 12: Vice President of the Korean Chemical Society

       · 2015. 09 – 2019. 08: Director, Basic Science Research Institute at POSTECH

       · 2018. 01 – 2018. 12: President of the Korean Society of Organic Synthesis

       · 2016. 03 – 2019. 03: Seokcheon Chair Professor, POSTECH

       · 2019. 01 – present: Fellow of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology

 ■ Awards

       · 1999. 10. Service Award for Chemistry Olympiad Education, Korean Chemical Society

       · 2002. 02. Service Award, Organic Chemistry Division, Korean Chemical Society

       · 2003. 10. ‘Jang Sehi’ Award for Excellent Research, Organic Chemistry Division, Korean Chemical Society

       · 2006. 10. Lectureship Award, 1st International Conference on Cutting-Edge Organic Chemistry in Asia by Japan

       · 2008. 10. Lectureship Award, 3rd International Conference on Cutting-Edge Organic Chemistry in Asia by Taiwan

       · 2010. 10. Lectureship Award, 5th International Conference on Cutting-Edge Organic Chemistry in Asia (ICCEOCA-5) by China and                               Singapore

       · 2013. 04. 18. Academic Excellence Prize, Korean Chemical Society

       · 2015. 10. 26. Academic Excellence Prize, Korean Society of Organic Synthesis

       · 2018. 04. 20. Oder of Science and Technological Merit, Republic of Korea

■ Research Interests

       · Molecular recognition/sensing

       · Molecular and nano-probes for diagnosis/imaging of disease biomarkers

       · Luminescent (two-photon absorbing) materials for biomedical applications

 

Post Doctors

Sourav Sarkar

Post Doctor 2nd year

sourav@postech.ac.kr

Mingchong Dai

Post Doctor 1st year

daimingchong@postech.ac.kr

 

Graduated Students

Kyeonghwan Kim

Integrated 5th year

Yun Lim Jun

Integrated 4rd year

Yun Jae Yang

Integrated 3rd year

Anushree Shil

Master 2nd year

Staffs

Yeonseo Nam

Staff

 
Yun Jae Yang

2018. 08 : BS. Dept. of Chem. Sookmyung women's University 2018. 08 ~ : Intergrated course, Dept. of Chem. POSTECH yjyang11@postech.ac.kr