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Research interests

Dissolution rate and mechanism

Redox reactions of contaminants

Phase transformation of various (oxyhydr)oxides

Geochemical processes of toxic heavy metals

Personal profile

2001.6     Ph.D., Geological Sciences, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA 
1993.2     M.Sc., Geology, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
1989.2     B.Sc., Geology, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

Professional Information

2005.03 - present   Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Dept. of Earth System Sciences, Yonsei Univ.

2015.01 - present   Division Chair, Environment-Energy Division, Korean Chemical Society

2013.03 - 2015.02  Associate Dean, College of Science, Yonsei University

2013.01 - 2014.12  General Secretary, The Korean Society of Economic and Environmental Geology

2012.07 - 2012.08  Visiting Professor, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Chapman Univ., CA, USA

2012.05 - 2012.06  Visiting Scholar, EAWAG (Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science & Technology), Switzerland

2011.07 - 2012.06  Visiting Scientist, Geoscience Group, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA

2009.03 - 2011.02  Department Chair, Dept. of Earth System Science, Yonsei Univ.

2004.06 - 2005.01  Postdoctoral Staff II, Field Hydrology and Chemistry Group, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

2001.10 - 2004.05  Postdoctoral Scholar, Environmental Science and Engineering, California Institute of Technology

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Oxides Chemical Compounds
Water Chemical Compounds
Adsorption Engineering & Materials Science
Poisons Chemical Compounds
Graphite Chemical Compounds
acid mine drainage Earth & Environmental Sciences
Dissolution Chemical Compounds
oxide Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1997 2020

  • 1034 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
  • 30 Article
  • 4 Review article
  • 2 Comment/debate

Stability of Sn–Pd-Kaolinite catalyst during heat treatment and nitrate reduction in continuous flow reaction

Hamid, S., Golagana, S., Han, S., Lee, G., Babaa, M. R. & Lee, W., 2020 Feb, In : Chemosphere. 241, 125115.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hot Temperature
Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Potential CO 2 intrusion in near-surface environments: a review of current research approaches to geochemical processes

Derakhshan-Nejad, Z., Sun, J., Yun, S. T. & Lee, G., 2019 Jan 1, In : Environmental Geochemistry and Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Carbon Monoxide
soil chemistry
Leakage (fluid)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Contribution of dissolved organic matter to the photolysis of methylmercury in estuarine water

Kim, J., Yang, J., Lee, Y., Lee, G., Lee, W. & Han, S., 2018 Nov 20, In : Marine Chemistry. 207, p. 13-20 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dissolved organic matter
Biological materials
1 Citation (Scopus)

Dissolved oxygen and nitrate effects on the reduction and removal of divalent mercury by pumice supported nanoscale zero-valent iron

Qasim, G. H., Lee, S., Lee, G., Lee, W., Hong, Y. & Han, S., 2018 Oct 1, In : Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology. 4, 10, p. 1651-1661 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mercury (metal)
Dissolved oxygen