Gibum Kwon

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Primary office:
785-864-1086
Learned Hall, room 3165B


Superomniphobic Surfaces, Liquid-liquid Separations, Self-healable Coatings, Patterned Surfaces

Dr. Kwon joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 2016. He received his Ph.D. in

Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan in 2014 where he was awarded a Materials Research Society (MRS) Graduate Student Silver Award (2013) and multiple poster awards. From 2014 to 2016, he worked as a Postdoctoral Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he conducted research on photo-responsive semiconducting materials. Dr. Kwon has co-authored multiple refereed journal articles, as well as 4 patents of which 2 have been licensed. His current research interests include superomniphobic surfaces, liquid-liquid separations, hydrate-phobic surfaces, self-healable coatings and patterned surfaces.

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