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Sangmin Jeon, Ph.D.


Department of Chemical Engineering

Pohang University of Science and Technology,
Environmental Engineering Building,
Room 434

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Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002
M.S., Chemical Engineering, POSTECH, 1993
B.S., Chemical Engineering, POSTECH, 1991

Professional Experience

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, POSTECH, 2015 - present
Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, POSTECH, 2009 - 2015
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, POSTECH, 2005 - 2009
Postdoctoral Researcher, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2002 - 2004
Research Engineer, SK corporation, 1993 - 1998

Research Interests

- Microcantilever sensors
- Nano biosensors
- Nanobubbles
- Nanomechanical thermal analysis
- Photocatalytic materials

Selected Publications

- Hyejung Seo, Myungsun Yoo and Sangmin Jeon, "Influence of nanobubbles on the adsorption of nanoparticles", Langmuir, (2007) 23, 1623-1625. <pdf>
- Dongkyu Lee, Eun-Ha Kim, Myungsun Yoo, Namchul Jung, Kun-Hong Lee and Sangmin Jeon, "Enhanced mass sensitivity of stress-free, silicon nanowire-grown microcantilever sensors", Applied Physics Letters, 90, 113107. (2007) <pdf>
- Namchul Jung, Hyejung Seo, Dongkyu Lee, Chang Y. Ryu and Sangmin Jeon, "Nanomechanical thermal analysis of the glass transition of polystyrene using silicon cantilevers", Macromolecules, 41(19), 6878-6875, (2008). <pdf>
- Jinmyoung Joo, Jongmin Shim, Hyejung Seo, Namchul Jung, Ulrich Wiesner, Jinwoo Lee and Sangmin Jeon, "Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity of Highly Crystallized and Ordered Mesoporous Titanium Oxide Measured by Silicon Resonators", Analytical Chemistry, 82 (2010) 3032-3037. <pdf>
- Dongkyu Lee, Yongbeom Park, Soo Hyoun Cho, Myungsun Yoo, Namchul Jung, Minhyuk Yun, Wooree Ko and Sangmin Jeon, "Microthermogravimetry of a Single Microcapsule Using Silicon Microresonators", Analytical Chemistry, 82 (2010) 5815-5818. <pdf>
- Yusung Jin, Dongkyu Lee, Sangkyu Lee, Wonkyu Moon and Sangmin Jeon, “Gravimetric analysis of CO2 adsorption on activated carbon at various pressures and temperatures using piezoelectric microcantilevers”, Analytical Chemistry,83 (2011) 7194-7197. <pdf>
- Changho Chun, Jinmyoung Joo, Donghoon Kwon, Chang Sup Kim, Hyungjoon Cha, Myung-sub Chung and Sangmin Jeon, “A facile and sensitive immunoassay for the detection of alpha-fetoprotein using gold-coated magnetic nanoparticle clusters and dynamic light scattering ”, Chemical Communications, 47 (2011) 11047-11049. <pdf>
- Jinmyoung Joo, Donghoon Kwon, Changyong Yim, and Sangmin Jeon, "Highly Sensitive Diagnostic Assay for the Detection of Protein Biomarkers Using Microresonators and Multifunctional Nanoparticles", ACS Nano, 6(5) (2012) 4375-4381 <pdf>
- Dongkyu Lee, Donghoon Kwon, Wooree Ko, Jinmyoung Joo, Hyejung Seo, Soo Suk Lee, and Sangmin Jeon, "A rapid and facile signal enhancement method for microcantilever-based immunoassays using the agglomeration of ferromagnetic nanoparticles", Chemical Communications, 48(57) (2012) 7182-7184 <pdf>
- Changyong Yim, Minhyuk Yun, Namchul Jung and Sangmin Jeon, "Quartz resonator for simultaneously measuring changes in the mass and electrical resistance of a polyaniline film", Analytical Chemistry, 84(19), (2012) 8179-8183 <pdf>
- Kwang-Mo Nam, Dong-Hyup Shin, Namchul Jung, Moon G Joo, Sangmin Jeon, Su-Moon Park and Byoung-Yong Chang “Development of Galvanostatic Fourier Transform Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy ”, Analytical Chemistry, (2013), <pdf>


- Sangmin Jeon, Thomas Thundat, and Yehuda Briman, Ch.7 "Frictional dynamics at the atomic scale in presence of small oscillations of the sliding surfaces", Superlubricity, Elsevier (2007). <link>