Profile

Young-Ho Ahn, Dr.

 

Professor in Environmental Engineering and Science
Director, Disasters Prevention Research Institute Yeungnam University
Water-Energy-Biotech-Nanomaterials nexus ET research group
Department of Civil Engineering, Yeungnam University
280 Daehak-ro, Gyeongsan, Gyeongbuk 38541, Korea (South)
Phone : +82-53-810-3511, Fax : +82-53-810-4622
E-mail : yhahn@ynu.ac.kr

I. EDUCATIONS
  • Ph. D. Civil Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea, 1989-1995
  • M. S. Civil Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea, 1987-1989
  • B. S. Civil Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea, 1983-1987
II. ACADEMIC POSITIONS
  • Visiting Researcher, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, U.S.A. (July 2007~July 2009).
  • Visiting Researcher, Dept. of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering (CGM), Ecole Polytechnique Montreal, Canada (Dec. 2005~Feb. 2006).
  • Faculty Research Associate, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University, U.S.A. (Jan. 2000~Jan 2001).
III. SPECIALIZATION AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Environmental biotechnology
  • Anaerobic biotechnology
  • Microbial fuel cells (MFCs)
  • Membrane Technology
  • Phage Therapy
  • Advanced wastewater treatment
IV. AWARDS and HONORS
  • Excellent Research Paper Award in Platform Presentation (No. 050405), 2004 Joint Conference of KSWW and KSWQ, Korean Society of Water and Wastewater (KSWW) (2005).
  • Research Award in Research and Scholarship (No. 2004-162), Korean Society of Civil Engineers (KSCE) (2004).
  • Nominated in

    • Top 100 Engineers 2010, International Biographical Centre (IBC), Cambridge, England (2010).
    • Top 100 Engineers 2008, International Biographical Centre (IBC), Cambridge, England (2008).
    • Leading Engineers of the World 2007, IBC, Cambridge, England (2007).
    • Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 2008~2009 (10th ed), Marquis Who's Who, U.S.A. (2007).
    • 2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 21st Century, IBC, Cambridge, England (2006, 2008).
    • Leading Engineers of the World 2006, IBC, Cambridge, England (2005).
    • Who's Who in Asia 2007 (1st ed), Marquis Who's Who, U.S.A.(2006).
    • International Scientist of the Year for 2005, IBC, Cambridge, England (2005).
    • Who's Who in the World 2006 (23rd ed), Marquis Who's Who, U.S.A.(2005).
    • Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 2006~2007 (9th ed), Marquis Who's Who, U.S.A. (2005).
    • Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 2005~2006 (8th ed), Marquis Who's Who, U.S.A. (2004).
V. SOCIETIES
  • International Water Association (IWA) - Active Member
  • Water Environmental Federation (WEF) - Active Member
  • Korean Society of Civil Engineers (KSCE) - Active and Life Member
  • Korean Society of Water Quality (KSWQ), - Active Member and Councilor
  • Korean Society of Environmental Engineers (KSEE) - Active Member
  • Korean Society of Waste Management (KSWE) - Active Member
  • Korean Society of Soil & Groundwater Environment (KoSSGE) - Active Member
  • Reviewer (Referee) in International Journals,

    • Bioresource Technology
    • Environmental Technology
    • Environmental Science and Technology
    • Journal of Biotechnology (Elsivier Editorial System)
    • Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology (SCI Referee Databa_ej_se)
    • Process Biochemistry (Elsivier Editorial System)
    • Water Science & Technology
    • Water Research (Elsivier Editorial System)
    • The Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society (BKCS)
VI. CONSULTING
  • Korea Energy Management Corporation (KEMCO)
  • Korea Environmental Management Corporation (KEMC)
  • Korea Industrial Technology Association (KOITA)
  • Korea Agency for Infrastructure Technology Advancement (KAIA)
  • Korea Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (KIEST)
  • Korea Ministry of Construction & Transportation (KMOCT)
  • Korea Ministry of Environment (KMOE)
  • Korean Water Resources Corporation (KOWACO)
  • Sudokwon Landfill Site Management Corp. (SLSMC)
  • Taegu Metropolitan City