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Young Kyu Hwang, Carbon Capture, Best Researcher Award

👨‍🏫 Young Kyu Hwang stands as a distinguished academic and researcher in the domain of carbon capture . Holding Ph.D.  in SungKyunKwan University (SKKU), Korea,  his professional journey exemplifies dedication and expertise. 📚

🌐 Professional Profiles

📚 Educational Qualifications:

B.S., Chemistry : SungKyunKwan University (SKKU), Korea, (1989-1995). M.S., Inorganic Chemistry: SungKyunKwan University (SKKU), Korea,  (1995 – 1997) Thesis Title: “Synthesis and Characterization of Early Transition Metal Oxides of Low Oxidation States”. Ph.D., Materials Chemistry : SungKyunKwan University (SKKU), Korea ( 1999 – 2003 ) Doctorate Research: “Synthesis and Nanofabrication of Nanoporous Materials”

🌐 Professional Experience:

Chemical & Process Technology Division, Direct-General (2020 ~2023).  Carbon Resource Institute (CRI), Director 2019- 2020.  Center for Green Carbon Catalysis, Head, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT) 2015 – 2018 . Department of Advanced Materials & Chemical Engineering, University and Science Technology(UST), Daejeon, Professor 2008- 2020 . Department of Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, as a Visiting Scientist (Prof. Harold H. Kung)2011 – 2012. Department of Chemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), during 2000.2 – 2000.8 as a Visiting Researcher (Prof. Galen D. Stucky) 2000 – 2000. Research Scientist, LG Metal Research Institute of Technology 1997 – 1999.

🏢 Professional Societies:

KZA (Korea Zeolite Association) member : 2017 – Present. KSIEC (Korean Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry) member : 2010 – Present.  KIChE (Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers) member : 2006 – Present.  KCS (Korean Chemical Society) member 🇰🇷👨‍🔬: 2006 – Present


Young Kyu Hwang ’s citation metrics and indices from Google Scholar are as follows:

📊 Citation Metrics (Google Scholar):

  • Cited by: All –21038, Since 2019– 8921
  • h-index: All – 62, Since 2019 –40
  • i10-index : All -147, Since 2019 -109

Top Noted Publications by Dr.Young Kyu Hwang 📚:

Porous metal–organic-framework nanoscale carriers as a potential platform for drug delivery and imaging

Paper Published in 2010 and Cited by 4115

Amine grafting on coordinatively unsaturated metal centers of MOFs: consequences for catalysis and metal encapsulation

Paper Published in 2008 and Cited by 1427

High Uptakes of CO2 and CH4 in Mesoporous MetalOrganic Frameworks MIL-100 and MIL-101

Paper Published in 2008  and Cited by 1297

Porous chromium terephthalate MIL‐101 with coordinatively unsaturated sites: surface functionalization, encapsulation, sorption and catalysis

Paper Published in 2009 and Cited by 1004

Furfural: Hemicellulose/xylosederived biochemical

Paper Published in 2008  and Cited by 727

Adsorptive removal of methyl orange from aqueous solution with metal-organic frameworks, porous chromium-benzenedicarboxylates

Paper Published in 2010  and Cited by 680

Controlled reducibility of a metal–organic framework with coordinatively unsaturated sites for preferential gas sorption

Paper Published in 2010 and Cited by 595

Microwave synthesis of hybrid inorganic–organic materials including porous Cu3 (BTC) 2 from Cu (II)-trimesate mixture

Paper Published in 2009 and Cited by 362

Large scale fluorine-free synthesis of hierarchically porous iron (III) trimesate MIL-100 (Fe) with a zeolite MTN topology

Paper Published in 2012 and Cited by 353

Energy‐efficient dehumidification over hierachically porous metal–organic frameworks as advanced water adsorbents

Paper Published in 2012 and Cited by 334

Selective hydrogenation of levulinic acid to γ-valerolactone over carbon-supported noble metal catalysts

Paper Published in 2011 and Cited by 324


📖 Domestic Academic Journal Publications 🇰🇷📚

Rapid Synthesis of HZSM-5 Zeolite by Microwave Radiation
Authors: TH Kim, JS Hwang, YH Kim, YK Hwang, SH Jhung, JS Chang, SE Park
Journal: Journal of the Korean Chemical Society.

The Study of Toluene Combustion over Palladium-copper/USY Zeolite Catalyst
Authors: HY Lee, T Jin, YK Hwang, JS Chang, JS Hwang, CG Lee, S Baek, DY Ra
Journal: Korean Chemical Engineering Research

Special Feature: Nanocatalyst; Industrial use and prospects of nanoporous catalyst materials                              Authors: Jong-san Jang, Young-gyu Hwang, Yong-gi Park, Won-chun Choi                                                                                Journal: Industrial Chemistry Outlook

Selective Dehydration of Sorbitol to Isosorbide over Sulfonated Activated Carbon Catalyst
Authors: HY Kang, DW Hwang, YK Hwang, JS Hwang, JS Chang
Journal: Korean Chemical Engineering Research

Improvement and Immobilization of a new Endo-β-1,4-xylanases KRICT PX1 from Paenibacillus sp
Authors: HK Lim, NJ Park, YK Hwang, KI Lee, IT Hwang                                                                                                                  Journal: J Bioprocess Biotech

Reflectometry Studies of Mesoporous Silica Thin Films
Authors: YK Hwang, AS Mamman, KR Patil, LK Kim, JS Hwang, JS Chang
Journal: Solid State Phenomena

Effect of Synthesis Conditions on Physicochemical Properties of Zeolite SUZ-4
Authors: DK Kim, YH Kim, YK Hwang, JS Chang, SE Park
Journal: Journal of the Korean Chemical Society

Preparation of ZnO/Al2O3 Catalysts by Using Atomic Layer Deposition for Plasma-Assisted Non-oxidative Methane Coupling
Authors: MG Jeong, YD Kim, S Park, P Kasinathan, YK Hwang, JS Chang, YK Park
Journal: Journal of the Korean Physical Society


Young Kyu Hwang | carbon capture | Best Researcher Award

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