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Hee Jeung Oh

Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Chemical Engineering

213 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building

hfo5022@psu.edu

814-863-9085

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Research Areas:

Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology; Energy & the Environment; Materials and Nanotechnology; Separations and Transport

Interest Areas:

Polymer Membranes for Environment, Energy, and Health: Polymers; membranes; transport, energy-efficient separations, biomedical membranes, energy-storage, Design, synthesis, processing, and characterization of polymers and composite materials for energy-efficient separation; energy storage; and biomedical devices to address challenges in the water-energy nexus and in health.

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), 2008
  • MS, Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2011
  • Ph D, Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2015
  • Postdoctoral Training, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2019

Publications

Journal Articles

  • E Bell, S Freeburne, M Fromel, Hee Jeung Oh and Christian Pester, 2021, "Heterogeneous photoredox catalysis using fluorescein polymer brush functionalized glass beads", Journal of Polymer Science
  • Whitney S Loo, Gurmukh K Sethi, Alexander A Teran, Michael D Galluzzo, Jacqueline A Maslyn, Hee Oh, Katrina I Mongcopa and Nitash P Balsara, 2019, "Composition Dependence of the Flory--Huggins Interaction Parameters of Block Copolymer Electrolytes and the Isotaksis Point", Macromolecules, 52, (15), pp. 5590--5601
  • Colin Yee, David McCoy, Jay Yu, Aaron Losey, Caroline Jordan, Terilyn Moore, Carol Stillson, Hee Oh, Bridget Kilbride, Shuvo Roy and others, 2019, "Endovascular ion exchange chemofiltration device reduces off-target doxorubicin exposure in a hepatic intra-arterial chemotherapy model", Radiology: Imaging Cancer, 1, (1), pp. e190009
  • Hee Oh, Mariam S Aboian, Michael YJ Yi, Jacqueline A Maslyn, Whitney S Loo, Xi Jiang, Dilworth Y Parkinson, Mark W Wilson, Terilyn Moore and Colin R Yee, 2019, "3D printed absorber for capturing chemotherapy drugs before they spread through the body", ACS central science, 5, (3), pp. 419-427
  • Jacqueline A Maslyn, Whitney S Loo, Kyle D McEntush, Hee Oh, Katherine J Harry, Dilworth Y Parkinson and Nitash P Balsara, 2018, "Growth of lithium dendrites and globules through a solid block copolymer electrolyte as a function of current density", The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 122, (47), pp. 26797--26804
  • Whitney S Loo, Michael D Galluzzo, Xiuhong Li, Jacqueline A Maslyn, Hee Oh, Katrina I Mongcopa, Chenhui Zhu, Andrew A Wang, Xin Wang, Bruce A Garetz and others, 2018, "Phase behavior of mixtures of block copolymers and a lithium salt", The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 122, (33), pp. 8065--8074
  • Whitney S Loo, Xi Jiang, Jacqueline A Maslyn, Hee Oh, Chenhui Zhu, Kenneth H Downing and Nitash P Balsara, 2018, "Reentrant phase behavior and coexistence in asymmetric block copolymer electrolytes", Soft Matter, 14, (15), pp. 2789--2795
  • Hee Oh, James E McGrath and Donald R Paul, 2018, "Water and salt transport properties of disulfonated poly (arylene ether sulfone) desalination membranes formed by solvent-free melt extrusion", Journal of Membrane Science, 546, pp. 234--245
  • Hee Oh, Jaesung Park, Sebnem Inceoglu, Irune Villaluenga, Jacob L Thelen, Xi Jiang, James E McGrath and Donald R Paul, 2017, "Formation of disulfonated poly (arylene ether sulfone) thin film desalination membranes plasticized with poly (ethylene glycol) by solvent-free melt extrusion", Polymer, 109, pp. 106--114
  • Hee Oh, James E McGrath and Donald R Paul, 2017, "Kinetics of poly (ethylene glycol) extraction into water from plasticized disulfonated poly (arylene ether sulfone) desalination membranes prepared by solvent-free melt processing", Journal of membrane science, 524, pp. 257--265
  • X Chelsea Chen, Hee Oh, Jay F Yu, Jeffrey K Yang, Nikos Petzetakis, Anand S Patel, Steven W Hetts and Nitash P Balsara, 2016, "Block copolymer membranes for efficient capture of a chemotherapy drug", ACS macro letters, 5, (8), pp. 936--941
  • Mariam S. Aboian, Jay F. Yu, Ayushi Gautam, Chia-Hung Sze, Jeffrey K. Yang, Jonathan Chan, Prasheel V. Lillaney, Caroline D. Jordan, Hee Oh, David Wilson and others, 2016, "In vitro clearance of doxorubicin with a DNA-based filtration device designed for intravascular use with intra-arterial chemotherapy", Biomedical Microdevices, 18, pp. 98
  • Hee Oh, Benny D Freeman, James E McGrath, Christopher J Ellison, Sue Mecham, Kwan-Soo Lee and Donald R Paul, 2014, "Rheological studies of disulfonated poly (arylene ether sulfone) plasticized with poly (ethylene glycol) for membrane formation", Polymer, 55, (6), pp. 1574--1582
  • Hee Oh, Benny D Freeman, James E McGrath, Chang Hyun Lee and Donald R Paul, 2014, "Thermal analysis of disulfonated poly (arylene ether sulfone) plasticized with poly (ethylene glycol) for membrane formation", Polymer, 55, (1), pp. 235--247
  • Chang Hyun Lee, Desmond VanHouten, Ozma Lane, James E McGrath, Jianbo Hou, Louis A Madsen, Justin Spano, Sungsool Wi, Joseph Cook, Wei Xie, Hee Jeung On, Geofferey Geise and Benny Freeman, 2011, "Disulfonated poly (arylene ether sulfone) random copolymer blends tuned for rapid water permeation via cation complexation with poly (ethylene glycol) oligomers", Chemistry of materials, 23, (4), pp. 1039--1049

Conference Proceedings

  • Hee Oh, Mariam Aboian, Michael Yi, Jacqueline Maslyn, Whitney Loo, Xi Jiang, Dilworth Parkinson, Mark Wilson, Terilyn Moore, Colin Yee and others, 2018, "3D Printed Absorber for Capturing Chemotherapy Drugs before They Are Released in the Body"

Other

  • Hee Oh and others, 2015, "Sulfonated polysulfone desalination membranes by melt extrusion"

Research Projects

Honors and Awards

  • Young Membrane Scientist Award, North American Membrane Society (NAMS), 2020 - 2020
  • The University of Texas at Austin Professional Development Award, The University of Texas at Austin, 2013 - 2013
  • Doh Wonsuk Memorial Award, Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers (KIChE), 2012 - 2012
  • Korean-American Scientist and Engineers Association (KSEA) Poster Award – First Prize, 2012 - 2012
  • The 2nd National Pre-Star-Venture Business Start-Up Competition - Second place, 2007 - 2007
  • Korea Research Foundation Scholarship, 2004 - 2007
  • Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies Undergraduate Fellowship, 2006 - 2007
  • Samsung Total Cooperation Scholarship for Distinguished Undergraduates, 2005 - 2005
  • 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award, 3M, 2021

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Committee Work, Member, Seminar Committee, 2020
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Advisor, Co-advisor, Omega Chi Epsilon National Honor Society for Chemical Engineering, 2020

Service to External Organizations:

  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Session Chair, 29th North American Membrane Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting, 2022 - May 2022
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Session Chair, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) National Fall Meeting, 2022 - November 2022
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Session Chair, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) National Fall Meeting, 2022 - November 2022
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Session Chair, American Physical Society (APS) National Meeting, 2022 - March 2022
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Discussion Leader, Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Additive Manufacturing of Soft Materials, 2022 - August 2022
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Discussion Leader, Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Membranes: Materials and Processes, 2022 - August 2022
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Mentor, Mentor, Scientists and Engineers Early Career Developm0ent (SEED) Workshop by Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association, 2021 - December 2021
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Session Chair, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) National Fall Meeting, 2021 - November 2021
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Session Chair, 29th North American Membrane Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting, 2021 - September 2021
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Session Chair, American Physical Society (APS) National Meeting, 2021 - March 2021
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Session Chair, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) National Fall Meeting, 2021 - November 2021
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Session Chair, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) National Fall Meeting, 2020 - November 2020
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Session Chair, 29th North American Membrane Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting, 2020 - May 2020
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Session Chair, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, 2019 - November 2019
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Session Chair, American Chemical Society (ACS) National Fall Meeting, 2019 - August 2019
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Organizer, Co-organizer, Scientists and Engineers Early Career Developm0ent (SEED) Workshop by Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association, 2019 - December 2019
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Judge, Poser Judge, American Chemical Society (ACS) National March Meeting, March 2022
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Judge, Poser Judge, North American Membrane Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting, September 2021