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Seung-Soon Jang

Associate Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering

Seung-Soon Jang

Professor Seung Soon Jang joined the School of Materials Science and Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology in July 2007. Jang worked at Samsung Electronics and the Materials and Process Simulation Center (MSC) at the California Institute of Technology, performing various researches in nanoelectronics, fuel cell, and interfacial systems, as a director of Supramolecular Technology for six years with Prof. William A. Goddard, III.

Jang’s research interest includes computations and theories to characterize and design nanoscale systems based on the molecular architecture-property relationship, which are especially relevant to molecular electronics, molecular machines, fuel cell, photovoltaic & Li-ion Battery technology and biotechnology.


Research Areas of Interest:

  • Developing new methods for atomistic modeling of materials and biological systems
  • Applying multiscale modeling for materials and biological systems
  • Computational nano/biotechnology
  • Computational energy technology

 

Awards and Distinctions: 
  • 2010, James Lee Young Investigator Award
  • 2010, ACS Petroleum Research Fund Grant
  • 2008, SPE Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition Best Paper Award: New Materials, “Nanostructured polymer membrane for fuel cell application: Computational nanotechnology approach,”
  • Director, Computational NanoBio Technology Laboratory
  • Faculty, School of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Affiliate Faculty, Center for Computational Materials Design
  • Affiliate Faculty, Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology

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Contact
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Education:
PhD: 
Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea, 1999
Masters: 
Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea, 1994
Bachelors: 
Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea, 1992