You-Yeon Won

Professor of Chemical Engineering

FRNY 2031
Purdue University
Davidson School of Chemical Engineering
Forney Hall of Chemical Engineering
480 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2100
(765) 494-4077 (office)
(765) 494-0805 (fax)
Joined Purdue in 2003
B.S. (Summa Cum Laude) Seoul National University (Advisors: En-Sup Yoon, Hyun-Ku Rhee), 1988 - 1992
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (Advisors: Frank S. Bates, H. Ted Davis), 1994 - 2000
Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Advisor: Anne M. Mayes), 2000 - 2001
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University (Advisor: David A. Weitz), 2001 - 2003

Research Group

Graduate Students

  • Hyun Chang (Kyle) Kim
  • Seong Eun Kim
  • Jaewon Lee
  • Jawahar Khetan (Professional Master's Program)
  • Vincenzo Pizzuti
  • Hansol Wee

Research Associates

  • Dr. Sung Duk Jo (KIST)
  • Dr. Rahul Misra (Fulbright-Nehru Postdoctoral Fellow)

Research Scientists

  • Prof. Sung Ho Yeom (Visiting Scholar - Gangneung-Wonju National University)

Undergraduate Researchers

  • Scott R. Clark (Biochemistry)
  • Sarah Greenwell (High School Student Researcher - West Lafayette High School)
  • Anyue Jiang
  • Jingyi Pan

Awards and Honors

Purdue University Innovators Hall of Fame, 2015-2016
Bindley Research Fellow, 2012-2013
3M Non-tenured Faculty Award, 2008-2009
KIChE-US Outstanding Young Investigator Award, 2007
ACS PRF Type G Starter Grant Award, 2007-2009
Ralph W. and Grace M. Showalter Trust Award, 2004-2005
POSCO Graduate Fellowship, 1994-2000
Graduate Fellowship, University of Minnesota, 1994
Graduation with top honors, Seoul National University, 1992
Alumni Association President Award, School of Engineering, Seoul National University, 1992
Full-Tuition Scholarship, Exxon Chemical Korea Ltd., 1989-1992
Scholarship, Seoul National University, 1988-1989