Sang Yup Lee

Sunday 30th June 2024, 17:00-18:00
Strategies and Applications of Systems Metabolic Engineering of Microorganisms

Dr. Sang Yup Lee is Distinguished Professor at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, KAIST. He is also Senior Vice President for Research at KAIST. He has published more than 740 journal papers, 90 books/book chapters, and more than 800 patents in the field of biotechnology. He is serving as co-Editor-in-Chief of Metabolic Engineering, and as Associate Editor and Editorial Board Member of numerous journals in the field. He is currently elected member or fellow of Korean Academy of Science and Technology, National Academy of Engineering Korea, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy of Microbiology, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, Society for Industrial Microbiology, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, World Academy of Sciences, and National Academy of Inventors USA. He is additionally an International Member of both the National Academy of Sciences USA and the National Academy of Engineering USA, as well as a Foreign Member of the Royal Society UK and Foreign Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering. He has served as a Co-Chair of Global Future Council on Biotechnology at the World Economic Forum. He received Doctor Technices honoris causa from Technical University of Denmark, and is honorary professor of many universities as well. He received numerous awards including National Order of Merit, National Science Medal, Ho Am Prize, POSCO TJ Park Prize, Korea Best Scientist and Technologist Award, James Bailey Award, Marvin Johnson Award, George Washington Carver Award, Eni Award from Italian President, and Samson Israel Prime Minister’s Award. His research interests are metabolic engineering, industrial biotechnology, systems biology, synthetic biology, biorefineries, and nanobiotechnology.


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