Research Interests

  • Membrane biofouling control
    • Chemical/ biological cleaning in membrane system
    • Physico-chemical interactions between cleaning agent and biofilm layer 
  • Mechanism of biofouling formation
  • Nanobiosensor based waterborne pathogenic bacteria detection

Education Profile

  • Ph.D., Environmental Science and Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Gwangju, Republic of Korea, 2015
  • M.Sc., Bioengineering, Kyonggi University, Suwon, Republic of Korea, 2008
  • B.Sc., Biology, Kyonggi University, Suwon, Republic of Korea, 2006

Professional Profile

  • ​​​​2017-Present: Postdoctoral Fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2015-2017: Research Fellow, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • 2015-2015: Research Associate, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​​Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC)
  • Division of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering (BESE)