Eun Chul Cho


Department of Chemical Engineering                Phone: +82-2-2220-4322

Hanyang University                                            Email:

222 Wangsimni-ro, Seongdong-gu                     Homepage:

Seoul, 04763, South Korea                       

Sung Kyun Kwan Univ., Korea     B.S.      1998    Polymer Science and Engineering

POSTECH, Korea                          M.S.     2000    Environmental Science and Engineering (Advisor: Kilwon Cho)

POSTECH, Korea                          Ph.D.    2004    Chemical Engineering (Advisor: Kilwon Cho)

Professional experience
Jan. 1, 2004 – Dec. 31, 2007     Senior researcher, Amorepacific Corporation, Korea
Jan. 1, 2008 – Feb. 16, 2011      Postdoctoral associate (Advisor: Younan Xia)
                                                   Department of Biomedical Engineering,
                                                         Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA
March 1, 2011 – Feb. 2013        Assistant professor
                                                   Department of Chemical Engineering,
                                                   Division of Chemical and Bioengineering,
                                                   Hanyang University
March 1, 2013  Present            Associate professor
                                                   Department of Chemical Engineering,
                                                   Division of Chemical and Bioengineering,
                                                   Hanyang University
May 29, 2017 – Present             Visiting Senior Research Scientist
                                                   Biomedical Institute for Global Health Research and Technology (BIGHEART)
                                                   National University of Singapore, Singapore

Specialties/ Research areas
Synthesis of organic/inorganic colloids

  - Synthesis of hydrogels and biodegradable colloids, liposomes covered with polymer 

  Synthesis of gold/silver nanocrystals and noble-metal hollow nanostructures


Novel micro/nanostructures through colloidal assemblies

- Self-assemblies of colloids (from linear to three-dimensional)

- Colloidal crystals

- Colloidal crystal patterns (wet-chemical based, lithography-free)

Materials interfaces and adhesion

Polymer-metal, polymer-biomolecule interfaces and adhesion

Colloid-macromolecule interfaces

Plasmonic-semiconductor and plasmonic-dielectric interfaces 


Biomedicines, cosmetics, biosensors/actuators, fuel cell electrodes, solar energy harvest, optical displays, electronic devices

Summary of Publication (Last update: August 16, 2017)

Total number of publication: 65

Total number of citation:

7100 (Google Scholar)

5770 (Web of Sciences)


31 (Google Scholar)

29 (Web of Sciences)

Summary of Patents (From March, 2011 - Present)

Patents registered: 6

Patents pending: 7

Technology transfer: 1 (August, 2016 – July, 2019)