Professor






    
Professor 
    Eun Yeol LEE (Ph.D)


 

 
    Major : Molecular Biotechnology & Biochemical Engineering
    Office : Engineering Building 4th floor #478
 
    Present Address

                1732 Deogyeong-daero, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si,

                Gyeonggi-do 17104, Republic of Korea

    Telephone : +82-31-201-3839 Fax: +82-31-204-8114.

    E-mail :
eunylee@khu.ac.kr  
  
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Prof.  Eun Yeol LEE obtained his bachelor in 1989 from Seoul National University. He got his Ph.D. in 1995 from Seoul National University. He visited Microbiology Institute at Goettingen University (Germany), Industrial Microbiology and Food Biotechnology Institute at Wageningen University (The Netherlands) and Biomedical Engineering Department at Cornell University (USA) as visiting scholar. He was a senior researcher at Samsung Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, and then an associate professor of Department of Food Science and Biotechnology at Kyungsung University. Currently, he is a professor of Chemical Engineering Department at Kyung Hee University. His research interests are Protein/Metabolic Engineering, Nanobiocatalysis, and Biorefinery for the production of Biofuels, Biochemicals and Biopolymers from lignocellulosic biomass, macro-/microalgae and methane in shale gas.
 
 
 
 
 
EDUCATION
 
    Ph.D. Department of Chemical Technology(Majored in Biotechnology), Seoul National University.
              Thesis title : Microbial synthesis and genetic engineering for the production of novel biodegradable polyhydroxyalkanoates.
    
    M.Sc. Department of Chemical Technology(Majored in Biotechnology), Seoul National University. 
              Thesis title : Culture and metabolic analysis of hybridoma cell for the enhanced production of monoclonal antibody.
    
    BS     Department of Chemical Technology (Majored in Biotechnology), Seoul National University.
 
 
 
 
 
WORK EXPERIENCE
 
    Visiting scientist         Microbiology Institute, Goettingen University, Germany
 
    Senior scientist           Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology
 
    Visiting professor       Industrial Microbiology and Food Biotechnology Department at Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    
    Associate professor   Department of Food Science and Biotechnology, Kyungsung University, Korea
 
    Visiting professor       Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University, USA
 
    Professor                     Department of Chemical Engineering, Kyung Hee University, Korea
 

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Bioinformatics-inspired protein and metabolic engineering
  • Nanobiocatalysis
  • Biorefinery for the production of biofuels, biopolymers and biochemicals from lignocellulosic biomass, macro-/microalgae and methane
 
 
 
 

HONOR AND AWARDS

  • Excellent Paper Presentation Award in the Korean Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry 2014
  • Best Professor in Education 2013 
  • Contribution Award, Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers 2010 
  • Damyeon Award, Korean Institute of Biotechnology and Bioengineering 2010 
  • Best Professor in Education 2008 
  • Best Professor in Research 2007 
  • LG Professorship 2005 
  • Young Investigator Award, Korean Institute of Biotechnology and Bioengineering 2004