KCS-Wiley Young Chemist Award 2016

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  • Published Date: 14 October 2016
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The KCS-Wiley Young Chemist Awards are presented annually by the Korean Chemical Society (KCS) and John Wiley & Sons. They are awarded to two young Korean scientists under the age of 40 for outstanding achievements and contributions to the community.

This year, the awards were presented to Hyung Ho Lee, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea, and Kyungwon Kwak, Korea University, Seoul, at the 118th KCS General Meeting in Busan, Republic of Korea, October 12–14, 2016.


Hyung Ho Lee

Hyung Ho Lee studied food science, biotechnology, and chemistry at Seoul National University, where he received his Ph.D. in 2007. He became Assistant Professor, at Kookmin University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, in 2010, and returned to Seoul National University as Assistant Professor in 2014.

His research interests include protein-protein interactions and protein-lipid interactions, as well as the use of X-ray crystallography to reveal the structures of biomolecules.


Kyungwon Kwak

Kyungwon Kwak studied chemistry at Korea University, and received his Ph.D. from Stanford University, CA, USA, under the supervision of Michael D. Fayer in 2008. He joined Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, as Assistant Professor in 2011, and returned to Korea University as Associate Professor in 2016.

His research interests include infrared spectroscopy, molecular dynamics, and biomimetic structures.

Selected Publications by Hyung Ho Lee

Selected Publications by Kyungwon Kwak

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