Principal Investigator

Professor Mansoo Choi  Ph.D.

Mansoo Choi is a professor of Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Seoul National University in South Korea since 1991. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1987 from University of California, Berkeley. He is currently the president of International Aerosol Research Assembly (IARA), the editor-in-chief of Journal of Aerosol Science, and the director of the Global Frontier Center for Multiscale Energy Systems. His research centers on the fabrication of multiscale energy devices via ion-assisted aerosol lithography and aerosol-based synthesis of novel nanomaterials.

Education and Research Position

2011.10 - Present
Director, Global Frontier Center for Multiscale Energy System

1991 - Present
Professor, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Seoul National University

2009 - 2011
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, Seoul National University

1997 - 2011.2
Director, National CRI(Creative Research Initiatives) Center for Nano Particle Control (supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Korea)

1988 - 1991
Assistant Mechanical Engineer, Advanced Photon Source Division, Argonne National Laboratory, USA

1987 - 1988
Postgraduate Researcher, University of California, Berkeley

1984 - 1987
Research Assistant, University of California, Berkeley

1983 - 1987
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

1980 - 1982
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

1976 - 1980 Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Academic Activities

2004 - Present
Editor-in-Chief (Journal of Aerosol Science)

2008 - 2010
President, Korean Association for Aerosol and Particle Research (KAPAR)

President, Division of Thermal Engineering, The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers (KSME)

2006 - Present
International Aerosol Research Assembly (IARA), Secretary and Vice President

2004 - 2008
Vice President, Korean Association for Aerosol and Particle Research (KAPAR)

2001 - 2003
Editorial Board Member of Journal of Aerosol Science

Guest Co-Editor, Special Issue of Journal of Nanoparticle Research (with Professors Pui, Fissan, and Biswas)

1999 - 2003
Secretary, Asian Aerosol Research Assembly (AARA)

2002 - 2005
Korean Delegate, International Aerosol Research Assembly (IARA)

2001 - 2003
Scientific Program Committee Member, 3rd Asian Aerosol Conference 2003, Hong Kong

2002 - 2007
Scientific Committee Member, PARTEC 2004, Nuremberg, Germany

2000 - 2002
Scientific Committee Member, 12th International Heat Transfer Conference, Grenoble, France

2002 - 2006
Scientific Council Member, ICHMT (International Centre for Heat and Mass Transfer)

1999 - 2001
Secretary General, 2nd Asian Aerosol Conference, Pusan, Korea ( July 1-4, 2001)

2000 - 2001
Organizer, International Symposium on Nanoparticles : Aerosols & Materials (in conjunction with 2nd Asian Aerosol Conference), Pusan, Korea (July 5-6, 2001)

2001 - 2002
Organizer, International Symposium on Nanoparticles (in conjunction with 6th International Aerosol Conference), Taiwan (September, 2002)

1999 - 2001
Editorial Board Member of Transactions of KSME

1998 - 1999
Program Committee Member of 1st Asian Aerosol Conference, Nagoya, Japan (July 27-29, 1999)

Secretary General, 1st Korean Conference on Aerosol and Particle Technology