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

 

2013.06. : B.S., RKMRC Narendrapur (University of Calcutta), India. 2015.06. : M.S., Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India 2020.02. : Ph.D., POSTECH 2020.02 ~ : Post Doctor, Dept. of Chem., POSTECH