Professor Kim Dong-Hwee receives young scientist award from Miwon Commercial Co.
The award was established in 2016 to support talented young scientists.
▲ Professor Kim Dong-Hwee
Professor Kim Dong-Hwee (age 35) received the 1st Miwon Commercial Co. Young Scientist Award in the annual fall conference of The Korean Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry on October 27th. Professor Kim is a faculty member of The KU-KIST Graduate School of Converging Science and Technology, Korea University.
The award, sponsored by Miwon Commercial Co., was established to support the research efforts of promising young scientists who consistently demonstrate the potential to contribute to the development of industrial chemistry studies. 2016 is the inaugural year of the award.
Professor Kim won the award for his presentation, “Bridging between Bioengineering and Mechanobiology for Medical Biotehcnology”, given during the Young Scientist Forum at the 2016 fall conference of The Korean Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry.
Professor Kim said that he was greatly honored, and felt a responsibility to continue forging ahead in his work as the first awardee of a prize established to discover and support young scientists who show promise.
“I hope to help find answers to the unsolved mysteries of human disease treatment through convergence science technology, which transcends existing barriers between disciplines such as basic science, engineering, medicine and nanotechnology,” he said.