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Department of Biosystems & Biomaterials Science and Engineering

The Department of Biosystems & Biomaterials Science and Engineering is an exciting field that fuses engineering, biology and biotechnology into two cutting edge programs: biosystem engineering and biomaterials engineering.

In the 21st century, bio-related technologies are predicted to lead science and technology research. Accordingly, qualified people equipped with knowledge in both engineering and biotechnology are in high demand. The Department of Biosystems and Biomaterials Science and Engineering applies electric and electronic engineering, nanotechnologies, materials engineering, mechanical engineering and bioinformatics technology to biological products and materials.

The biosystems engineering program has branches in biomechanics, bio-processing, bio-production engineering, bio-environmental engineering, biosensors, and bioinformatics. The program’s research and education goals emphasize the development and optimization of biosystems. The extensive interdisciplinary research and excellent education programs will give much-needed vision to future leaders in bio-related technology, as well as unlimited prospects for scientists and engineers in both education and industry.

The biomaterials engineering program, based on biotechnology and materials engineering, focuses its research and education on the development of environmentally friendly biodegradable materials and new biomaterials, including those used for artificial organs, biochips, and many other unique applications.
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  • Program in Biomaterials Engineering
  • +82-2-880-4620
  • +82-2-873-2285
  • 200-5207
As one of the premier biomaterials science programs in the nation, Seoul National University program in biomaterials engineering provides a superior interdisciplinary research and education environment that prepares graduates to be the leaders of integrating materials science and biology who develop environmental-friendly polymer materials and bio-inspired materials. Through its faculty and graduates, SNU Biomaterials fulfills its vision of being a driving force in creating basic science knowledge and new technology.

SNU biomaterials faculty members collaborate to pursue interdisciplinary research and development projects, and to provide a core curriculum of enviro-, nano-, and biomaterials based on principle courses in organic chemistry, physical chemistry, biochemistry, applied analysis, mechanics, and bioengineering. The SNU biomaterials program focuses research activity on the development of systematic functional biomaterials useful in human society based on the technology derived from fusing life science and materials engineering.

The SNU biomaterials program proudly offers a unique aspect of the integration of research and education. The undergraduates shall have opportunities for independent research projects, and the graduate students are able to hold the chance to meet early immersion in research. The graduates from the department build their careers in various of professional areas, including private industry, research or educational institutions, patent law, and the government.
Name Major TEL Email
Lee Ki hoon
Protein-Based Materials +82-2-880-4625 prolee@snu.ac.kr
Jinho Hyun
Nano biomaterials +82-2-880-4624 jhyun@snu.ac.kr
Kim, Tae il
Biomedical Polymer +82-2-880-4636 seal1004@snu.ac.kr
Associate Professor
Ki, Chang Seok
Soft biopolymeric materials +82-2-880-4621 ki.cs@snu.ac.kr
Associate Professor
Kwak Seon Yeong
Bioorganic chemistry , Nanobiotechnology +82-2-880-4622 seon.y.kwak@snu.ac.kr
Assistant Proffesor
Sungchul Shin
Development of Intelligent Biomaterials +82-2-880-4623 sungssc@snu.ac.kr