Professor

Distinguished Professor / Director Sukbok Chang (Bio)

Center for Catalytic Hydrocarbon Functionalizations, Institute for Basic Science (IBS), Daejeon 34141, Korea

Department of Chemistry, Korea Advanced Institute Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon 34141, Korea

· Phone : (+82)-42-350-2841

· Fax : (+82)-42-350-8180

· E-mail : sbchang@kaist.ac.kr

Education

· 1985/02, B.S. Chemistry, Korea University

· 1987/02, M.S. Organic Chemistry, KAIST (Advisor: Prof. Sunggak Kim)

· 1996/06, Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, Harvard University (Advisor: Prof. Eric. N. Jacobsen)

· 1996/06-1998/02, Post Doctoral Fellow, Caltech (Advisor: Prof. Robert H. Grubbs)

Professional Career

· 1998/03-2002/02, Assistant Professor, Ewha Womans University

· 2002/03-present, Professor, KAIST

· 2008/02-2011/08, Chair, Department of Chemistry, KAIST

· 2012/12-present, Director, Center for Catalytic Hydrocarbon Functionalizations, Institute for Basic Science (IBS)

· 2018/09-present, Appointed as a Distinguished Professor at KAIST

Awards and Honors

· 2002/10, Young Chemist Award (Korean Chemical Society sponsored by WILEY)

· 2003/01, Thieme Journals Award (Synlett/Synthesis Professorship Award in Asian Area)

· 2005/04, Shim Sang Cheol Academic Award (Korean Chemical Society - Organic Chemistry Division)

· 2006/04, Selected as one of 50 Representative Research Performances (Korea Science & Engineering Foundation, KOSEF)

· 2008/11, Selected as a Star Faculty (Korea Research Foundation/Ministry of Education)

· 2010/04, KCS Academic Award (Korean Chemical Society)

· 2012/02, Mentor for the Best Ph.D. Thesis for Dr. Seungwhan Cho (S-Oil/The Korean Academy of Science & Technology)

· 2013/11, Kyung-Ahm Academic Award (Kyung-Ahm Education & Culture Foundation)

· 2013/12, The 14th Korean Science Prize in Chemistry (President of Korea)

· 2014/01, Selected as a Member of the Korean Academy of Science & Technology)

· 2015/10, Knowledge Creation Award (Ministry of Science, ICT & Future Planning)

· 2016/11, Yoshida Prize (International Organic Chemistry Foundation)

· 2017/03, Humboldt Research Award (Germany's Alexander von Humboldt Foundation)

· 2017/04, The 1st ACS-KCS Excellence Award (American Chemical Society - Korean Chemical Society)

· 2015~2020: Named a Highly Cited Researcher (Top 1%) by Clarivate Analytics (Web of Science)

· 2018/01, Grand Academic Research Award (KAIST)

· 2018/02, Mentor for the Best Ph.D. Thesis for Dr. Kwangmin Shin (S-Oil/The Korean Academy of Science & Technology)

· 2018/04, JSPS Invitational Fellowship (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)

· 2018/10, The 1st Korea Toray Science Award (Korea Toray Science Foundation)

· 2019/07, Korea Best Scientist and Engineer Award (President of Korea)

· 2019/12, Mentor for the Best Ph.D. Thesis for Dr. Yoonsu Park (S-Oil/The Korean Academy of Science & Technology)

· 2020/11, The 15th Dong Gok Award (Dong Gok Social Welfare Foundation)

· 2021/02, Mentor for the Best Ph.D. Thesis for Dr. Seung Youn Hong (S-Oil/The Korean Academy of Science & Technology)

· 2020/2019/2018/2017/2016/2015: Named a Highly Cited Researcher (Top 1%) by Clarivate Analytics (Web of Science)

Editorial Advisory Board Member of Journals

· Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry (2013/01-2016/12)

· European Journal of Organic Chemistry (2011/01-2019/12/31)

· Applied Organometallic Chemistry (2009/01-present)

· Accounts of Chemical Research (ACR, 2012/01-present)

· Chemistry, an Asian Journal (2014/01-present)

· The Journal of Organic Chemistry (JOC, 2015/01-present)

· Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS, 2017/01-present)