Professor profile

Work address

Professor
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Engineering,
Room 1105, ITBT Building, Hanyang University, 222 Wangsimni-ro,
Seongdong-gu, Seoul 04763, Republic of Korea
E-mail: bhjeon@hanyang.ac.kr
Tel: 82-02-2220-2242; Cell: 82-10-7532-7129; Fax: 82-02-2220-4042

Education

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
2001 (Ph.D.), Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, December
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
1998 (M.S.), Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, December
Hanyang University, Seoul
1996 (B.S.), Dept. of Mineral and Petroleum Engineering, February

Experiences

Sep. 2014 - present, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
Professor in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Engineering.
Mar. 2014 - Aug. 2014, Yonsei University, Gangwon, Korea
Professor in the Department of Environmental Engineering.
Mar. 2009 - Feb. 2014, Yonsei University, Gangwon, Korea
Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Engineering.
Sep. 2011 - Aug. 2012, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Visiting Scholar in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering.
Mar. 2010 - Aug. 2011, Yonsei University, Gangwon, Korea
Head Professor in the Department of Environmental Engineering.
Sep. 2005 - Feb. 2009, Yonsei University, Gangwon, Korea
Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Engineering.
May 2004 - July 2005, The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA
Post-doctoral researcher in Environmental Dynamics and Simulation group.
June 2002 - Apr. 2004, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Non-tenure track research scientist in the Department of Biological Sciences.
Jan. 2002 - May 2002, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering.

Honor and Activity

 Organizer of Geochemistry Session in 255th American Chemical Society National Meeting in Exposition, Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, United States, 18-26th March, 2018.
 Session Chairman of Geochemistry Session in 255th American Chemical Society National Meeting in Exposition, Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, United States, 18-26th March, 2018.
 Organizer of Clean Fusion Session in the Korean Society of Clean Technology Conference, The-K Hotel, Gyeongju, Korea, March 28-30th, 2018.
 Session Chairman of Clean Fusion Session in the Korean Society of Clean Technology Conference, The-K Hotel, Gyeongju, Korea, March 28-30th, 2018..
 Session Chair of Geochemistry Session in 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco Marriott Union Square, San Francisco, CA, United States, 2-6th April, 2017.
 Organizer of Geochemistry Session in 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco Marriott Union Square, San Francisco, CA, United States, 2-6th April, 2017.
 Session Chair of Clean Fusion Session in the Korean Society of Clean Technology conference, The Westin Chosun, Seoul Hotel, Busan, Korea, March 29-31th, 2017.
 Organizer of Clean Fusion Session in the Korean Society of Clean Technology conference, The Westin Chosun, Seoul Hotel, Busan, Korea, March 29-31th, 2017.
 Best oral presentation in the Korean Society of Mineral and Energy Resources Conference. Hotel Hyundai, Gyeongju, South Korea. 3-4th November, 2016.
 Session Chair of New and Renewable Energy for the Korean Society of Mineral and Energy Resources Conference. Hotel Hyundai, Gyeongju, South Korea. 3-4th November, 2016.
 Organizer of Clean Fusion Session in the Korean Society of Clean Technology conference, Hotel Lewin, Jeonju, South Korea. 28-30th September, 2016.
 Session Chair of New and Renewable Energy for the Joint Fall Korean Society of Mineral and Energy Resources Engineers (KSMER) conference. 호텔인터불고 원주. South Korea. 14-15th April, 2016.
 Organizer of Clean Fusion Session in the Korean Society of Clean Technology conference, Bexco, Busan, Korea, September 16-18th, 2015.
 Best poster presention in the Korean Society of Clean Technology conference, Bexco, Busan, Korea, September 16-18th, 2015.
 Best oral presentation in the Korean Society of Clean Technology conference, Bexco, Busan, Korea, September 16-18th, 2015.
 Byong-Hun Jeon, Most downloaded article in “Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering” journal, March 26th, 2015.
 Session Chair of New and Renewable Energy/Mineral Resource Development for the Joint Fall Korean Society of Mineral and Energy Resources Engineers (KSMER) conference, Phoenix Island, Jeju, Korea, November 6-8th, 2014.
 Session Chair of Environmental Remediation (IV) for the 2nd International Conference on Contaminated Land, Ecological Assessment and Remediation, October 5-8th, 2014, Chuncheon, Korea.
 Chair of Regional Committee for the 2nd International Conference on Contaminated and, Ecological Assessment and Remediation, October 5-8th, 2014, Chuncheon, Korea.
 International Scientific Committee member for the 2nd International Conference on Contaminated Land, Ecological Assessment and Remediation, October 5-8th, 2014, Chuncheon, Korea.
 Byong-Hun Jeon, Best Presentation Award in the Korean Society of Environmental Engineering, August 22th, 2014.
 Byong-Hun Jeon, Best Research Outcome Award for 2011-2013 Brain Pool research program, Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies, April 1st, 2014.
 Byong-Hun Jeon, Dr. Jeon’s biohydrogen research (published in Nature Communications) was highlighted in the webpage of Korean Ministry of Education, Feburary 4th, 2014.
 Byong-Hun Jeon, Excellent Poster Presentation Award in the meeting of the Institute of Convergence Science (ICONS), Yonsei University, December 20th, 2013.
 Byong-Hun Jeon, Best Article Award in the Korean Society of Odor Research and Engineering, November 28th, 2013.
 Best Thesis Award (Ph.D. Thesis: Jaehoon Hwang) in the academic field of Applied and Natural Science, Yonsei University, November 7th, 2013.
 Byong-Hun Jeon, Best Presentation Award in the Korea Society of Environmental Engineering, June 12th, 2013.
 Byong-Hun Jeon, Best Paper Presentation Award in the Korean Society for New and Renewable Energy, May 30th, 2013.
 Byong-Hun Jeon, Best Yonsei Professor Award in Research, Februray 6th, Yonsei University, South Korea, 2013.
 Byong-Hun Jeon, Best Yonsei Professor Award in Research, June 25th, Yonsei University, South Korea 2012.
 Byong-Hun Jeon, Candidate for 2012 ENI Award for the contribution in "Renewable and Non Conventional Energy", November 17th, The ENI Award Scientific Secretariat, Italy, 2012.
 Byong-Hun Jeon, Best Yonsei Profssor Award in research, December 2nd, Yonsei University, South Korea, 2011.
 Byong-Hun Jeon, Dr. Jeon’s bioenergy research was highlighted in NEWS of Korean Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, August 4th, 2011.
 Byong-Hun Jeon, Best Article Award, Jae-Hoon Hwang, Yonsei University, 2010.
 3rd Place Award for the oral presentation in the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE), held on August 6th, 2010, Yonsei University, South Korea.
 Best Article Award in the Korean Society for New and Renewable Energy Conference, Conference Hall of Jeollabuk-do, November 25-27th, 2009.
 Best Environmental Protection Award from the Minister of Environment (환경부장관상표창) in memory of the 31st anniversary of the announcement of charter of natural environment protection, Octobor 6th, 2009.
 Best Presentation Award for the oral presentation in the Advanced Ground Combat System Conference, held on September 16th, 2009, Daejeon Convention Center (DCC), South Korea.
 Best Presentation Award for the oral presentation in the Chuncheon Global Water Forum Conference, held on September 3-4th, 2009, Ladena Resort, South Korea.
 Best Presentation Award for the oral presentation in the Korean Society of Soil and Groundwater Environment Conference, held on October 9-10th, 2008, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), South Korea.
 Excellent Research Award in Sustainable Water Resources Research, 21c Frontier R&D Program, 2008.
 Dr. Byong-Hun Jeon was listed for Greatest Intellectuals of the 21st Century in 2008 by IBC, England.
 Dr. Byong-Hun Jeon was listed for 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century-Honors List in 2008 by IBC, England.
 Dr. Byong-Hun Jeon was listed for IBC Foremost Educators of the World for 2008 by IBC, England.
 Dr. Byong-Hun Jeon was listed for 2007/2008 Edition of Great Minds of the 21st Century by the American Biographical Institute, Inc.
 Dr. Byong-Hun Jeon was listed in Leading Engineers of the World, 2008.
 Dr. Byong-Hun Jeon was listed in 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century.
 Dr. Byong-Hun Jeon was listed in Who’s Who in the world, 2008-2012.
 Dr. Byong-Hun Jeon was listed in Who’s Who in America, 2007-2010.
 Session chair (session title: Biogeochemical processes in subsurface sediments: Characterization and modeling) in 2006 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting (WPGM), July 24-27th, 2006, Beijing, China.
 Session convenor with Drs. Chongxuan Liu and Zheming Wang (both at the Pacific Northwest National Lab. in WA, USA) in 2006 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting (WPGM), July 24-27th, 2006, Beijing, China.
 Honorable Mention Award in CECG symposium (in oral presentation)-Penn State Univ., 2001
 Korean Graduate Association-Treasurer, Penn State Univ., 2000
 Best Abstract Award in CECG Symposium-Penn State Univ., 1999
 3rd place winner, Korean Graduate Student Racquetball Competition, 1999
 Hanyang University Alumni Association at Penn State-Secretary, 1997-1998
 Korean Graduate Association-Secretary, Penn State Univ., 1998
 Community Scholarship in honor of best study, 1987 and 1994
 College Scholarship in honor of best study-Hanyang Univ., 1993 and 1995
 Military service-The 5th Division, 1990-1992

Professional Service

Editorial board member:
 Energies (SCIE Journal, 2018-2020)
Disaster Advances (SCIE Journal)
 Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment (SCIE Journal)
 The English Journal of the Korean Society for Geosystem Engineering
 Chemical and Environmental Research
 Pollution (since 2015)
Reviewer for:
 Energy & Environmental Science (EES)
 Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T)
 Bioresource Technology
 Journal of Hazardous Materials
 Water Research
 International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, etc.
 Professor of Social Service Group (Hanyang University), March 1st, 2018-February 28th, 2019.
 Committee member in Korea Evaluation Institute of Industrial Technology since, 2011-October 25th, 2019-December 31th.
 Reviewer of International Proposal from United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) in Environmental research (air, water, soil): Water pollution (identification, measurement, management and control), September, 2015.
 Advisory board member in Korea Environment Corporation (한국환경공단), May 1st, 2015-April 30th, 2018.
 Committee member for Jungbong Ecological Restoration Committee, Gangwon-Do Principal Office, Octobor 13th, 2014-Octobor 12th, 2015.
 Cyber Environment Consultant of Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute, September 24th, 2014-September 23th, 2015.
 Committee member of Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources, October 1st, 2014-May 5th, 2015.
 Academic director in the Korean Society of Clean Technology since 2014
 Director, Korea Society of Groundwater and Soil since 2014
 Admission officer in Yonsei University since 2013
 Assistant administrator in professor council (Yonsei University) since 2013
 Committee member in academic affairs office (Yonsei University) since 2013
 Committee member in Scientific Exhibition of Kangwon-do since 2013
 Consultant in Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute since 2013
 Director, Korean Society of New and Renewable Energy since 2013
 Member, Korean Society of Environmental Engineering since 2013
 Director, The Korea Academy of Hot Spring since 2010
 Consultant in Department of Environment at Wonju since 2008
 Committee member in Mine Reclamation Corporation since 2007
 KOSSGE (Korean Society of Soil and Groundwater Environment) member since 2007
 ACS (American Chemical Society) member since 2003

Consulting

June 1999 – Aug 1999
Treatment of quench water at the Corning-Asahi plant in State College (PA).
Identify ways to remove contaminants from the water for either possible re-use or ultimate discharge to the Logan Branch of Spring Creek.