Min, Byoung Koun
Min, Byoung Koun

Director
Clean Energy Institute
Korea Institute of Science & Technology (KIST)

Professor, Vice Dean
The graduate school of energy and environment (Green School)
Korea University

E-mail

Phone

bkmin at kist.re.kr

+82-2-958-5853

Office

L4423

Education

Ph.D. Chemistry, 2004
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA
Advisor: Prof. D. Wayne Goodman
Thesis: Scanning Tunneling Microscopic Studies of SiO2 Thin Film Supported Metal Nano-Clusters

M.S. Chemistry, 1999
Korea University, Seoul, Korea
Advisor: Prof. Young-Sang Choi
Thesis: Near IR Spectroscopic Studies on Hydrogen Bonding Between Thioamides in CCl4

B.S. Chemistry, 1996
Korea University, Seoul, Korea

Experience

April 2021 – Present : Director
Clean Energy Institute, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Seoul, Korea

September 2019 – Present : Vice President
Graduate School of Energy and Environment, Korea University, Seoul, Korea

December 2018 – Present : Director
National Agenda Research Division, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Seoul, Korea

September 2014 – December 2018 : Head
Clean Energy Research Center

March 2011 – Present : Principal Research Scientist
Clean Energy Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Seoul, Korea

March 2013 – Present : Professor
Graduate School of Energy and Environment, Korea University, Seoul, Korea

September 2006 – February 2011 : Senior Research Scientist
Clean Energy Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Seoul, Korea

June 2004 – August 2006 : Post-Doctoral Fellow
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
Prof. C. M. Friend Laboratory

February 2004 – March 2006 : Visiting Scientist, National Science Foundation (NSF) Program between Japan and USA
Department of Chemistry, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Prof. Y. Iwasawa Laboratory

1999 – 2004 : Research Assistant
Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, USA
Prof. D. W. Goodman Laboratory

1998 – 1999 : Research Assistant
Center for Mineral Resources Research, Korea University, Seoul, Korea

1996 – 1998 : Research Assistant
Department of Chemistry, Korea University, Seoul, Korea

Honors and Awards