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KAP SEUNG YANG, Ph. D. Professor, Department of Polymer & Fiber System Engineering, Chonnam National University
Director, Alan MacDiarmid Energy Research Institute (AMERI)
PI, GRL and BK21+ Team, Chonnam National University

#350-1 College of engineering Building 5A 77 Yongbong-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju, 500-757 Korea
Phone +82-62-530-1774, CellPh: +82-10-8625-1774, Fax: +82-62-530-1779
Email ksyang@chonnam.ac.kr

    Education and Training

  • Han Yang University, Seoul Textile Engineering B.S. 1978
  • Han Yang University, Seoul Textile Engineering M.S. 1980
  • North Carolina State University (NCSU) Fiber and Polymer Science Program PhD 1988

    Professional Experiences

  • Jan. 2000-Dec. 2001 : Faculty Head, Applied Chemical Engineering, CNU
  • Jan. 2007-Dec. 2008 : Chairman, Korean Carbon Society
  • Nov.2011-Present : Director of International Institute for Clean Energy (IRICE)
  • Jan.–Dec. 2001 : Sabbatical Leave to Clemson University, USA
  • Dec. 2006-Present, Director of AMERI, CNU
  • Oct. 2000.-Present : Professor, Department of Polymer & Fiber System Engineering
  • Aug-Sep. 1994 : Visiting Professor, Hokkaido University, JAPAN
  • Dec.- February, 1995 : Visiting Professor, Kyushu University, JAPAN
  • Aug.1989-Sep.2000 : Chonnam National University, Associate Professor, Textile Eng.
  • May 1988-Aug. 1999 : NC State University, Post Doctoral Fellow, Textile Chemistry

    Professional Membership/Other Activities

  • 2007 -2008 Chairman of The Korean Carbon Society
  • 1980- Present, Member of The Korean Fiber Society
  • 1989- Present, Member of the American Chemical Society
  • 2000- Present, Member of the Korean Electrochemical Society
  • 2000- Present, The Carbon Society of Japan
  • 2000-2001 Chairman of Junnam/Gwangju Association of Business Incubator
  • 2006- Present, Director of Alan MacDiarmid Energy Research Institute (AMERI)
  • 2011 –Present, Director of International Research Institute for Clean energy (IRICE)

    Awards

  • 2009 The Accomplishment Award, The Korean Carbon Society
  • 2012 The Carbon Culture Award, The Korean Chemical Society

    Research Interests

  • Carbon materials for environment and energy applications
  • Nano-carbon fibers from electrospinning to apply carbon composite, electrode materials