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The Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering

Advisory Board

Heon Jung

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Heon Jung
Coal to Liquid Project Leader
Clean Fossil Fuel Research Center
Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER)

  • Ph.D. Chemical Engineering – Washington State University – 1991
  • M.S. Chemical Engineering – Seoul National University – 1985
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering – Seoul National University – 1983

Research Area

Indirect and direct coal liquefaction process; Hydrogen generation catalyst; Hydrodesulfurization catalyst; NOx control catalyst

Professional Experience

  • Head of Clean Fossil Fuel Research Center, KIER (2008–2009)
  • Head of Synfuel Research Center, KIER (2007–2008)
  • Head of Conversion Process Research Team, KIER (2005–2006)
  • Asia Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate Cleaner Fossil Energy Task Force, Korean Representative (2006–current)
  • Visiting Researcher at PNNL (2001)
  • Researcher, University of Pittsburgh (1991–1994)
  • 2nd Lieutenant, Korean Army (1986)