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1993 Ph.D., University of Michigan –Ann Arbor
1985 M.S., Yonsei University
1983 B.S., Yonsei University

Professional Experience

• (1994-1997) University of Kentucky, USA, Research Associate
• (1998-2001) Taegu University, Assistant Professor
• (2002-present) Bioengineering Research Center, Sejong University, Director
• (2008-2009) Leeds University, UK, Visiting Scholar
• (2002-present) Sejong University, Associate & Full Professor

Research Interests

• Tribological evaluation and analysis of orthopaedic biomaterials and animal cartilage

Major Research Achievements

• Tribological evaluation and characterization of the various pairs of orthopaedic total hip and knee joint/spinal disc replacements.
• Quantification and characterization of static and dynamic compressive creep deformation in UHMWPE for Total Joint Replacements.
• Biomechanical testing of mechanical properties and adhesion strength of single cell of chondrocyte

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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