Funded Research Projects
  • Nanocomposite-bio-convergence and integration technology for submerged membrane bioreactor (MBR) fouling reduction, Korea National Research Foundation (K_NRF), (2014/05~2017/04)
  • Improving bioenergy and power generation in high performance anaerobic biotechnology and microbial fuel cell, New & Renewable Energy Center, Korea Energy Management Corporation (KEMCO) (2006/08~2008/07)
  • Development of I3 for advanced municipal wastewater treatment achieving swimmable discharge level - carbon recovery from municipal sludge and its reuse for biological nitrogen removal, ECO-STAR Project - Korea Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (KIEST) (2004/12-2005/05)
  • Development of autotrophic nitrogen removal process with microbial granular sludge, Korea Science & Engineering Foundation (KOSEF), (2004/04~2007/03)
  • Development of in-situ bioremediation method for PCE and TCE contaminated groundwater - anaerobic reductive dechlorination (ARD) of PCE and TCE, ECO-2 project - Korea Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (KIEST) (2003/12~2005/05)
  • Clean technology through process-water treatment for corrugated liner-board manufacturing factories, SS Eng. (2003/03~2003/06)
  • Performance of full-scale BNR process, GnG ET (2002/09~2003/06)
  • Nitrogen removal and microbial granulation in anaerobic process, Korea Science & Engineering Foundation (KOSEF, 2002/04~2004/03)
  • Upgrading/retrofitting of municipal wastewater treatment plant - carbon recovery from municipal sludge, ECO-2 project - Korea Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (KIEST) (2001/06~2003/05)
  • Advanced treatment and reuse of piggery waste, ECO-2 project - Korea Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (KIEST) (2001/06~2003/05)
  • Reactor configuration and propionate metabolism in thermophilic anaerobic digestion, Korea Science & Engineering Foundation (KOSEF) (2000/01~2001/01)
  • Enhanced granulation in upflow anaerobic sludge bed (UASB) reactor treating brewery wastewater, Yeunkang Foundation, Doosan Group (1997/07-1998/06)
  • Reactor configuration in upflow anaerobic sludge bed (UASB) system and effects of hydrogen partial pressure on microbial granulation, Korea Research Foundation (KRF) (1993/09~1995/08)
Yeungnam University Research Grant
  • 2015 Special grant (2015/03~2016/02)
  • 2015 YU postdoc grant (2015/09~2016/08) – 1st year
  • 2014 University grant (2014/09~2015/08)
  • 2013 YU postdoc grant (2013/09~2016/08)
  • 2010 University grant (2010/03~2011/02)
  • 2007 Sabbatical year (2007/09~2008/08)
  • 2005 University grant (2004/06~2005/05)
  • 2001 University grant (2001/03~2002/08)
  • 1998 University grant (1998/03~1999/02)