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 of 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)

· 2021/2020/2019/2018/2017/2016/2015: 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)