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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