News

2007-11-06

Our members (Mr. Bosung Hwang, Mr. Soonki Min, Mr. Minsoo Shin and Ms. Eunju Kim) won the prizes in the Steeluniversity Korea Challenge 2007. The competition attracted nearly 4000 entrants from industries and universities in South Korea. In this challenge 55 students received prizes among the people who passed all criteria for the EAF simulation at the lowest cost per tonne. Mr. Eun-Tae Yoo, senior in the undergraduate program attending Prof. Lee's class (Materials Recycling) won the gold medal in this competition.

2007-10-06

Dr. Wei Li and Mr. Joongchul Park have visited the "Drop Tower" at Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing for the collaboration project of "Formation of large-sized lead-free tin solder balls with self-assembled egg-type microstructure". By using a 52 meters drop tube facility, we may obtain a microgravity condition for 3.26 sec.

2007-08-07

Prof. Liu, Qiusheng, Dr. Li, Jianqiang, and Ms. Guan, Lu, Chinese Academy of Sciences have visited our lab for three days to attend the kick-off meeting of two-years international collaboration project Formation of large-sized lead-free tin solder balls with self-assembled egg-type microstructure supported by KOSEF-NSFC from July 2007.

2007-05-30

Prof. Lee presented a paper entitled Interpretation of Interfacial Reaction of Nitrogen with Molten Iron and its Alloys from Surface Tension Data at the International Conference of Advances in Metallurgical Processes and Materials, May 27-30, 2007, Dnipropetrovsk , Ukraine .
2007-04-02

Prof. Lee has attended the fifth International Conference of High Temperature Capillary (HTC-2007), Alicante , Spain from 21 to 24, March, 2007, giving a lecture on Basic Module for Nano Phase Diagram Assessment .
2007-03-01

Our lab was appointed as POSCO lab of Steel Innovation Process Technology from March, 2007. Main project is devoted to fundamental research of FINEX process. In addition, researches on high quality stainless steel processing and evaluation of wettability of molten zinc to high strength steels for automobiles will be studied in parallel.
2006-11-04

Mr. Cho, Seungyoun held a Key Note Lecture at the International Symposium on Microwave Science and Its Application to Related Fields, Ogi, Japan with a paper entitled "Carbothermic Reduction of Mill Scale using Microwave Heating".
2006-10-27

Mr. Park, Joongchul won the poster award at the Fall meeting of the Korean Institute of Metals and Materials at Jeju with the paper of "Novel Approach to Thermodynamic Assessment of Binary Metallic Nano Particle Alloy System using FactSage Module". Prof. Lee and Mr. Cho also attended this meeting, and gave two oral presentations.

2006-10-25

  Prof. Lee got the Teaching Award for effectiveness in teaching of a undergraduate course "Pyrometallurgy of Metals" in 1st semester 2006.
2006-03-10

Our paper (Nobuyuki Takahira, Toshihiro Tanaka, Shigeta Hara and Joonho Lee, "Unusual Wetting of Liquid Metals on Iron Substrate with Oxidized Surface in Reduced Atmosphere," Mater. Trans., Vol.46, No.12 (2005) 3008-3014.) was selected as a cover of Materials Transactions on the issue of December, 2005.

2006-03-10

Our paper (J.G. Lee, J. Lee, T. Tanaka and H. Mori, " In Situ HREM Observation of Crystalline-to-Gas Transition in Nanometer-Sized Ag Particles", Phys. Rev. Lett. 96 , 075504 (2006)) has been published in PRL (Physical Review Letter, Impact Factor = 7.218)! This paper is also introduced in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, March 6, 2006. ( http://www.vjnano.org/ )


2005-10-27

Prof. Lee attended the Fall meeting of the Korean Institute of Metals and Materials held at KINTEX, Ilsan. He gave two oral presentations in this conference.

2005-09-23

Prof. Lee had a talk on "Assessment of Phase Diagrams of Nanometer-sized Particles in Binary Systems - Experimental and Theoretical Approach" at Symposium of Thermodynamics Division of KIM, KAIST, Daejeon.

2005-06-22

We had several guests from Japan. (From left: Dr. SeungHwan C. Park, Hitachi, Dr. Yutaka S. Sato, Tohoku Univ, Prof. Hidetoshi Fujii, Osaka Univ, Prof. Toshiya Shibayanagi, Osaka Univ, Prof. Hiroyuki Kokawa, Tohoku Univ, Prof. Toshiaki Yasui, Toyohashi Univ. Tech, and Prof. Lee.)


2005-06-22

Our paper (Nobuyuki Takahira, Toshihiro Tanaka, Shigeta Hara and Joonho Lee, "Unusual Wetting of Liquid Metals on Iron Substrate with Oxidized Surface in Reduced Atmosphere," J. Japan Inst. Metals, Vol.69, No.6 (2005) 465-471) was selected as a cover of Journal of Japan Institute of Metals on the issue of June.


2005-06-07

Prof. Toshihiro Tanaka, Osaka University visited Korea University to give an invited lecture at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.


2005-05-26

Prof. Lee held an invited lecture at MRS-Korea Conference, Muju.


2005-05-18

Mr. Karri Penttila at VTT Finland visited us and held a special lecture on "ChemSheet", a thermodynamic program.


2005-03-01

Prof. Lee was appointed to Korea University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Before joining Korea University, he worked at Osaka University as an Assistant Professor for two years.