Sunkyu Han, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor: 2014.7 ~ present
Department of Chemistry
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology


Education and Experience
  • Postdoctoral Associate: Yale University, 2012-2014 (Advisor: Professor Scott J. Miller).
  • Ph.D in Organic Chemistry: Massachussetts Institute of Technology, 2012 (Advisor: Professor Mohammad Movassaghi).
  • B.S. in Chemistry (2nd out of 412): Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 2006. 

Awards & Fellowships
  • JSP (Junior Scientists Participation) Fellowship, the 53rd Bürgenstock Conference (2018)
  • College of Natural Sciences Best Teaching Award, KAIST (2018)
  • EWon Assistant Professorship (2018-2021)
  • Thieme Chemistry Journals Award (2018)
  • POSCO TJ Park (청암, 青岩) Science Fellowship (2018-2019)
  • Asian Core Program/Advanced Research Network Lectureship Award, coordinator of China (2016)
  • College of Natural Sciences Best Teaching Award, KAIST (2016)
  • Kenneth M. Gordon Summer Graduate Fellowship in Organic Chemistry (2011)
  • EMD Serono Summer Graduate Fellowship (2010)
  • The Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies Scholarship (2006 – 2011)
  • GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Scholarship (2002, 2005)
  • Gold Prize in the 6th Samsung Humantech Thesis Prize (2000)