About PI

Jihyeon Yeom, Ph.D

Assistant Professor
Materials Science and Engineering (신소재공학과)

Adjunct Professor
KAIST Dep. of Biological Sciences (생명과학과)
KAIST Institute for the NanoCentury (나노융합연구소)

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Email: jhyeom@kaist.ac.kr
Office: 042-350-3341 (W1-1, #2405)

Post-doc
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  
Advisor: Professor Robert Langer

Ph.D
University of Michigan
Advisor: Professor Nicholas Kotov

B.S
KAIST
Materials Science and Engineering

Awards
  1. AIChE First Place Winner, AIChE Graduate Student Award, 11/2016
  2. MSE Gold Poster Award, U of Mich. MSE symposium, 10/2016
  3. Charles G. Overberger Research Award, U of Mich. Macromolecular Science and Engineering, 10/2016
  4. Richard F. and Eleanor A. Towner Prize for Outstanding Ph.D Research, College of Engineering, Univ. of Michigan 10/2015
  5. KSEA-KUSCO Award, Korea-U.S. Science Cooperation Center (UKC), 08/2015
  6. MRS Gold Award, MRS Graduate Student Award, 04/2015
  7. Excellence in POLY graduate research, American Chemical Society (ACS), POLY chapter 03/2015
  8. Richard F. and Eleanor A. Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement, College of Engineering, Univ. of Michigan 01/2015
  9. Best Research Poster Award, 2014 MRS Fall Meeting 12/2014
  10. First Place Winner, MRS Science as Art Competition 12/2014
  11. Polymer Engineering Award, Macromolecular Science and Engineering Symposium 10/2014
  12. Featured Graduate Student, Selected by College of Engineering, Univ. of Michigan 01/2014
  13. Frank E. Filisko Research Award, Macromolecular Science and Engineering Symposium 10/2013
Grants and Fellowships
  1. MIT Hackathon- First place winner MIT Hacking Medicine – Grant funding of $ 30,000, 10/2018
  2. Koch Institute’s Marlena Felter Bradford Travel Award, Koch Institute of Regenerative Cancer Research at MIT, 09/2018
  3. Barbour Scholarship, Rackham Graduate School, Univ. of Michigan 02/2016
  4. Rackham Predoctoral Fellowships, Rackham Graduate School, Univ. of Michigan 03/2015
  5. ACS Travel Award ACS, POLY chapter, 10/2014
Patents
  1. J.Yeom and N.Kotov, Synthesis of chiral nanoparticles using circularly polarized light     US10279394B2
  2. J.Yeom and N.Kotov, Chiromagnetic Optical Nanoparticles and Light Modulation Using Chiromagnetic Optical Nanoparticles Under Ambient Conditions   WO2019168598A9
  3. J.Yeom, A. Jaklenec, and R. Langer, Chiral Supraparticles for Controllable Nanomedicine Pending

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