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Hee Jeung Oh

Assistant Professor


  • Chemical Engineering

213 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building


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Research Areas:

Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology; Energy & the Environment; Materials and Nanotechnology; Separations and Transport

Interest Areas:

Polymer Membranes for Environment, Energy, and Health: Polymers; membranes; transport, energy-efficient separations, biomedical membranes, energy-storage, Design, synthesis, processing, and characterization of polymers and composite materials for energy-efficient separation; energy storage; and biomedical devices to address challenges in the water-energy nexus and in health.




  • BS, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), 2008
  • MS, Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2011
  • Ph D, Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2015
  • Postdoctoral Training, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2019


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