Prof. Ha, Chang-Sik
Professor, Dept. of Polymer Science and Engineering, Pusan National University [PNU], Busan 609-735, Korea. B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Pusan National University, Korea and his M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology(KAIST), Seoul, Korea. He obtained his Ph.D. at the KAIST in 1987. He has joined at the Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Pusan National University as a professor since 1982. He served as the Vice President of Pusan National University in 2012. He is now a director of the Pioneer Research Center for Nanogrid Materials, the National Research Foundation of Korea. He was elected to both the Korea Academy of Science and Technology(KAST) and the National Engineering Academy of Korea(NEAK) in 2004. He has served as an editorial board member of several international journals including the Editor-in-Chief of the Macromolecular Research(2008 ~ 2011). He received many awards including the Samsung Polymer Science Award from the Polymer Society of Korea and the Scientist of the Month Award from the Ministry of Science and Engineering. His research interests are Functional Polymers; Materials for Drug Delivery Systems; Mesoporous Materials and Nanostructured Materials; Organic/Inorganic Nanohybrid Materials. He has published over 600 papers in refereed journals and over 50 patents.