Professor

Jongsup Hong
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University
E-mail : jongsup.hong@yonsei.ac.kr

Professor Jongsup Hong earned his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2009 and 2013, respectively, after receiving his B.S. from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Seoul National University in 2007. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Yonsei University. Prior to joining the Yonsei University, he conducted numerous energy-related research projects at Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) as a senior research scientist. His research interests include heat and mass transport for efficient energy conversion, thermal management for novel energy systems, homogeneous and heterogeneous chemistry for environmentally-benign fuel utilization, design of thermo-electrochemical energy conversion devices, low-carbon & highly-efficient thermodynamic power cycles, and new and renewable energy hybrid systems.
Education

• 2009 - 2013 : Ph.D., Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT
• 2007 - 2009 : M.S., Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT
• 2003 - 2007 : B.S., Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Seoul National University

Professional Experiences

• 2020 - present : Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University
• 2017 - 2020 : Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University
• 2015 - 2017 : Senior Research Scientist, High-temperature Energy Materials Research Center, KIST
• 2013 - 2015 : Research Scientist, High-temperature Energy Materials Research Center, KIST
• 2007 - 2013 : Research Assistant, Reacting Gas Dynamics Laboratory, MIT

Academic Activities

• Committee member of Thermal Engineering, The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers (2019-present)
• Committee member of Electric Drive Vehicle, The Korean Society of Automotive Engineers (2020)
• Committee member, The Korean Hydrogen & New Energy Society (2018-2019)
• Committee member of Green Energy Application, The Korean Society of Manufacturing Technology Engineers (2015-2017)
• Associate Editor, Korea Electric Power Corporation Journal on Electric Power and Energy (2019-present)
• Associate Editor, The Korean Society of Manufacturing Technology Engineers (2015-2017)
• Committee member, The 3rd Korea National Nano Technology Roadmap (2017-2019)

Honors and Awards

• KSMTE Young Engineers Award, The Korean Society of Manufacturing Technology Engineers (2017)
• Kwanjeong educational foundation scholarship (2007 - 2013)
• Fulbright-GE foundation scholar-leaders award (2005 - 2006)

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