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physical chemist , researcher

Kawon Oum, Korean physical chemist, researcher. Achievements include research in reaction kinetics and dynamics in gas, supercritical, and liquid phases. Recipient Sofja Kovalevskaja award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2001.

Background

Oum, Kawon was born on March 14, 1968 in Incheon, Republic of Korea. Daughter of Hodong Oum and Youngwoo Kim.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Oxford, England, 1996.

Career

Postdoctoral research fellow Department of Chemistry, University California, Irvine, 1996—1998, Institute fuer Physikalische Chemie University Goettingen, Germany, 1998—2001, research group leader Germany, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in reaction kinetics and dynamics in gas, supercritical, and liquid phases.

Connections

Life partner Thomas Lenzer.

father:
Hodong Oum

mother:
Youngwoo Kim