University of Toronto - Ontario, Canada

Title: Visualization of Crystallization in Extrusion Foaming of Polypropylene

Symposium: Foams & Lightweight Structures

Academic Positions

2015.07 - 2020.06 University of Toronto Distinguished Professor of Microcellular Engineered Plastics,        
University of Toronto
2013.04 - 2018.03 High-End Foreign Professor/ International Leading Scholar, SiChuan University, China
2009.01 - 2015.12 Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Microcellular Plastics, University of Toronto
2008.04 - 2011.03 Chair Professor, South China University of Technology  
2002.01 - 2008.12 Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Advanced Proc. Tech., University of Toronto
2000.07 - present Professor, Dept. of Mech. & Ind. Eng., University of Toronto
1998.07 - 2002.06 Chair, Manufacturing Systems Eng Option, EngSci. Div., University of Toronto
1998.07 - 2000.06 Associate Professor, University of Toronto
1993.07 - 1998.06 Assistant Professor, University of Toronto


Education

1993.02 Doctorate    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
 1985.02  Master's    Korea Adv Inst of Sci and Tech (KAIST), Korea
 1983.02  Bachelor's    Seoul National University (SNU), Korea



RESEARCH CONTRIBUTIONS  (Google Scholars H-Factor: 49, Scopus H-Factor: 42)
a)    Papers in Refereed Journals:    245 published, 4 accepted, 7 submitted
b)    Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings:    454 published, 7 accepted
c)    Books:    2 books, 1 in press
d)    Chapters in Books:    11 book chapters, 1 in press
e)    Patents    31 patents, 4 pending, and 7 UofT Invention Disclosures
f)    Extended Abstracts:    126 published, 8 accepted
g)    Other Reports:    117 non-confidential project reports

OTHER EVIDENCE OF IMPACT AND CONTRIBUTIONS
Awards and Honors
•    University of Toronto Distinguished Professor, 15    •    High-end Foreign Expert, Zhengzhou, 14   
•    De Tao Master, 14    •    Honorary Guest Prof, Zhengzhou Univ, 14
•    Outstanding Achievement Award, TPM&F, SPE 14    •    Canadian Who’s Who, 14
•    1 paper recognized as One of the Journal’s Most Highly Accessed, MDPI AG
•    4 papers recognized Top Cited Article Certificate for 2011 and 2012 from Elsevier
•    Sichuan Overseas Taln Affairs Adviser, Sichuan U, 13-18    •    Honorary Guest Prof, Chinese Acad Sci - Ningbo, 13
•    KOFST Award -Best Engineer, KOFST 13    •    KY Lo Medal Eng Inst Can 13
•    High-End Foreign Prof, SiChuan Univ, 13-18    •    Honorary Guest Prof, Harbin Inst Tech, 13
•    Fellow of Korea Academy Sci Tech, 12    •    M.Eugene Merchant MFG Medal, ASME/SME, 12
•    C.N. Downing Award CanSocMechEng, 12    •    Best Poster Award, SPE Ontario Univ Night, 12
•    Fellow of Amer Assoc Adv Sci., 12    •    Fellow of Royal Society of Canada, 11   
•    Best Paper Award, SPE ANTEC TPM&F, 11&12    •    Project Leader, CFILEF/ORF Award, $9.2M, 11-16
•    Project Leader, NSERC SNG, $5M, 10-15    •    Julian C Smith Medal Eng Inst Can, 10
•    Best Poster Award, FOAMS, SPE, 10    •    P.Eng Engineering Medal - R&D, 09    
•    Fellow of Can. Academy of Eng, 09    •    Robert W. Angus Medal CanSocMechEng, 09
•    Tier 1 Canada Research Chair, $2M, 09-16    •    NSERC Review Panel for STR Grant, 09
•    Chair Professor, S China U of Tech, 08-11    •    Fellow of Eng Inst Can, 07   
•    Best Paper Award, Innovations Conf, SPI, 06    •    Project Leader, ORF Award, $2.1M, 06-10
•    Project Leader, CFI/OIT Award, $2.2M, 04-09    •    Tier 1 Canada Research Chair, $2M, 02-09   
•    Best Paper Award, Innovations Conf, SPI, 06    •    Best Paper Award, TPM&F, SPE, US$500, 05   
•    Lambla Award, PPS, June 04    •    Fellow of SPE, May 04   
•    Fellow of ASME, Jan 04    •    Faculty Advisor’s Award from ASME, Mar 03
•    Fellow of CSME, May 02    •    G.H. Duggan Medal from CSME, June 01
•    PREA Award, $150K, Gov’nt Ontario, 99-04    •    Best Thesis Award w/ Matuana, SPE Vinyl, 97
Editor and Editorial Board
•    Editor-in-Chief, J of Cellular Plastics, 06-    •    Editorial Board of Int Polym Processing, 13-
•    Editorial Board of SRX Materials Science, 10-    •    Editorial Board of Cellular Polym, 05-
•    Editorial Board of Adv Polym Tech, 04-