Kim, Byung Kyu 사진
Kim, Byung Kyu
Polymer Science and Engineering Major


Polymer Property and Processing
 Research Interests

Polymer Blends and Nanocomposites

Intelligent and Environmentally Friendly Materials

Optelectronics & LCD Applications of Polymers


Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, U.S.A., 1984
 Selected Publications 
  1. Kim, B. K., Jeong, H. M., and Choi, Y. J., "Synthesis and Properties of Thermotropic Liquid Crystalline Polyurethane Elastomers," Polymer, Vol. 41, pp. 1849-1855, 2000.

2. Kim, B. K., Oh, Y. S., Lee, Y. M., and Lee, S., "Modified Polyacrylonitrile Blends with Cellulose Acetate : Blend Properties," Polymer, Vol. 41, pp. 385-390, 2000.

3. Kim, B. K., Cho, Y. H., and Lee, J. S., "Effect of Polymer Structure on the Morphology and Electrooptic Properties of UV Curable PNLC," Polymer, Vol. 41, pp. 1325-1335, 2000.

4. Kim, B. K., Jeong, H. M., Cho, S. M., and Ahn, B. K. "Water Vapor Permeablility of Shape Memory Polyurethanes with Amorphous Reversible Phase," Journal of Polymer Science-Polymer Physics, Vol. 38, No. 23, pp. 3009-3017, 2000.

5. Kim, B. K., Jeon, Y. C., and Kim, J. C., "Optimization of Holograghic PDLC for Binary Monmers," Molecula Crystals and Liquid Crystals, Vol. 326, pp. 319-331, 1999.

 Professional Experiences 

Director, Research Institute of Industrial Technology, Korea (1997-1999)

Professor, School of Chemical Engineering, Pusan National University, Korea (1988-Present)

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Ulsan, Korea (1978-1988)

Dean of Engineering College, Graduate School of Industry, and Graduate School of Environment, Pusan Natl. Univ. Korea (2000-2002)

 Professional Societies & Activities 

Editorial Board, Journal of Applied Polymer Science (Wiley) (1995-Present)

Editorial Board & Guest Editor, Journal of Polymer Engineering (Freund) (1995-Present)

President, Pusan-Kyungnam Branch of Korean Rheology Society (1997-Present)

 Honors and Awards 

Korea Polymer Society Award, Korea (1992)

Academic Awards of Engineering College(1995)

Korea Federation of Science and Technology Award, Korea (1995)

Korea Industry-University Collaboration Award, Korea (1995)

Hyowon Academic Award, Korea (1998)

 International Joint Research & Activities 

Active Member, New York Academy of Science

Ph.D. Thesis Examiner, Monash University, Australia

Project Reviewer, University Grant Counsil of Hongkong