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educator , polymer chemist

Kwang-Sup Lee, Korean polymer chemist, educator. Recipient Outstanding Researcher award Korea Ministry of Science and Technology, 1989, Outstanding Professor awrad Hannam University, 1997; grantee Korea Ministry Education, since 1996, Korea Science Engineering Foundation, since 1992.


Lee, Kwang-Sup was born on September 18, 1954 in Chunan, Chungnam, Republic of Korea. Son of Sasang and Eunsoon (Rhee) Lee.


Bachelor of Science, Hannam University, Dae,-eon Korea, 1976. Master of Science, Korea University, Seoul, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, Freiburg University, Germany, 1984.


Researcher Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany, 1985-1986. Instructor Korea University, Seoul, 1986-1987. Senior researcher Korea Research Institute Chemical Technology, Dae,-eon, 1987-1992.

Professor Hannam University, since 1992, chairman department macromolecular science, 1993-1995. Visiting scientist State University of New York, Buffalo, 1990-1991, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, 1998. Consultant Youngil Resin Limited company, Seoul, 1988-1991.

Adjunct principal researcher Korea Research Institute Chemical Technology, Taejon, since 1997. Director Institute for Natural Science Research, Taejon, 1997-1998, director Institute of Hybrid Materials for Information and Biotechnology, Daejeon, since 2001, chairman Molecular Electronics Division, Polymer Society of Korea, Seoul, since 2003, director, Institute of Indiana Academia Cooperative since 2004.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Comprehensive Polymer Science, 1992. Member editorial board: Molecular Electronics and Devices, 1997, Advances in Polymer Science, since 1997, Nonlinear Optics, since 1999, Macromolecular Research, since 2002. Contributor more than 120 articles to professional journals.


Member supporter's association City Opera, Taejon, 1987. Member Chritian Molar Association, Seoul, since 1994, University Planning Association, Taejon, 1996-1999. Member American Chemical Society, Korean Chemical Society (life), Polymer Society Korea (life), International Society Optical Engineers, Institute Electrical Engineers, Korea.


  • Other Interests

    Golf, tennis, choir, conducting.


Married Soon-Ae Park, December 13, 1980. Children: Ki-Won, Ki-Eun.

Sasang Lee

Eunsoon (Rhee) Lee

Soon-Ae Park

Ki-Won Lee

Ki-Eun Lee