Professor Jiwoong Park
Office: GCIS E219
Jiwoong Park is a Professor in Chemistry and Insitute of Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago. His current research interests are studying the physical and chemical properties of nanoscale materials, including carbon nanotubes, graphene and transition metal dichalcogenides. His group's research frequently appears on prestigious journals such as Nature, Science and Nature Nanotechnology. Professor Park is a recipient of the NSF CAREER award (2008), the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (2009) and the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship (2010).
He received a B.S. degree in physics from Seoul National University (1996) and a Ph.D. in physics from the University of California, Berkeley (2003; advisor: Professor Paul McEuen). Before coming to the University of Chicago in 2016, he was one of the first Junior Rowland Fellows at the Rowland Institute at Harvard University (2003-2006) and was a assistant (2006-2012) professor and associate professor (2012-2016, with tenure) at Cornell University. Park currently serves as an Associate Editor of Nano Letters.