Hyuk Taek Kwon

kwonhyuktaek [at] gmail.com
BH 418
Mailing Address: 

School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
311 Ferst Dr. NW
Atlanta, GA 30332-0100

Research Position

Educational Background
B.S. Kyunghee University 2007
M.S. Kyunghee University 2009
Ph.D. Texas A&M University 2015 

Hae-Kwon Jeong (Ph.D.), Christopher W. Jones (Postdoc)

Project Titles

1. Role of heterogeneous catalysts in reducing coke formation during steam cracking  

2. Amine-oxide hybrid materials for CO2 capture from ambient air 


1. M. Shah, H. T. Kwon, V. Tran, S. Sachdeva, and H.-K Jeong, “One Step In Situ Synthesis of Supported Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework ZIF-8 Membranes: Role of Sodium Formate” Micropor. Mesopor. Mater., 2013, 165, p63-69

2. H. T. Kwon, and H.-K Jeong, “Highly Propylene-selective Supported Zeolite Imidazolate Framework (ZIF-8) Membranes Synthesized by Rapid Microwave-assisted Seeding and Secondary Growth”, Chem. Comm., 2013, 49, p3854-3856

3. H. T. Kwon, and H.-K Jeong, “In Situ Synthesis of Thin Zeolitic-Imidazolate Framework ZIF-8 Membranes Exhibiting Exceptionally High Propylene/Propane Separation”, J. Am. Chem. Soc.,2013, 135, p10763-10768

4. V. M. A. Melgar, H. T. Kwon, and J. Kim, “Direct Spraying Approach for Synthesis of ZIF-7 Membranes by Electrospray Deposition”, J. Membr. Sci.,2014, 459, p190-19

5. H. T. Kwon, and H.-K Jeong, “Improving Propylene/Propane Separation Performances of Zeolitic-Imidazolate Framework ZIF-8 Membranes”, Chem. Eng. Sci., 2015, 124, p20-26

6. S. Park, W. R. Kang, H. T. Kwon, S. Kim, M. Seo, J. Bang, S. H. Lee, H.-K. Jeong, J. S. Lee, “The Polymeric Upper Bound for N2/NF3 Separation and Beyond; ZIF-8 Containing Mixed Matrix Membranes”, J. Membr. Sci, 2015, 486, p29-39 (equally contributed author)

7. H. T. Kwon, and H.-K Jeong, “Heteroepitaxially-grown Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework Membranes with Unprecedented Propylene/Propane Separation Performance”, J. Am. Chem. Soc, 2015, 137, p12304-12311 (JACS spotlight)

8. H. T. Kwon, and H.-K. Jeong, “Imparting New Functions to Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework ZIF-8 membranes via Post Synthetic Modifications”, in preparation

9. H. T. Kwon, and H.-K. Jeong, “Structure Determination of Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework SIM-1 by Single Crystal X-ray Diffraction”, in preparation

10. H. T. Kwon, and H.-K. Jeong, “Steam-assisted Recrystallization of Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework ZIF-8 and its application to sub-micron thick membranes and catalyst shaping”, in preparation

Favorite book
Life of Pi

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