Seungbum Hong

Seungbum Hong

  • Materials Scientist
  • Bldg. 212, C-220
  • Phone: 630-252-1366
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  • B.S. (summa cum laude, 1994) in Ceramic, M. S. (1996) and Ph. D. (2000) in Materials Science and Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

Professional Experience

  • Member of Research Staff & Project Leader, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Korea, 2000-2007
  • Post-doctoral researcher, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2000-2001

Research Supervision

  • 16 students and post-docs supervised since 2000

Selected Awards

  • Rising Researcher Fellowship, Korea Research Foundation, 1998-1999
  • Human Tech Thesis Prize, Silver Medal, Samsung Electronics, 2000
  • Frontier Awards, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, 2007
  • Young Investigator Outstanding Achievement Award, International Symposium on Integrated Ferroelectrics, 2008

Selected Professional Activities

  • Symposium co-organizer of MRS Spring Meeting (Symposium F: Materials Science and Technology for Non-volatile Memories), 2008
  • Symposium co-organizer and financial chair of MRS Spring Meeting (Symposium VV: Novel Development and Applications of Scanning Probe Microscopy), 2010

Research Interests

  • Ferroelectric/Ferromagnetic Domain Imaging
  • Oxide Thermoelectrics
  • Functional Probes for Atomic Force Microscopy

Selected Invited Talks at Conferences

  • “Piezoresponse Force Microscopy: Challenges and Innovations,” International Symposium on Integrated Functionalities, San Juan, Puerto-Rico, June 2010
  • “High Resolution Field Effect Sensing of Ferroelectric Charges,” Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, June 2010

Selected Book Editions (of 4)

  • “Nanoscale Phenomena in Ferroelectric Thin films,” ed. S. Hong, Kluwer, Boston, 2004

Selected Patents (of 63)

  • “Method of Fabricating Semiconductor Probe with Resistive Tip,” H. Park, J. Jung, S. Hong, US 7,338,831 (2008), JP 4217218 (2008), EP 1611607 (2008), CN 100356542 (2007), KR 0537508 (2005), AU 2003282399 (2004)