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Introduction of Department

Department of Specialty Chemicals
Increasing competitiveness of high value-added precision chemical materials

The Department is developing technologies that can be commercialized in the industry by developing and applying source technologies for high-functionality precision chemical materials to increase the competitiveness of the major industries of Korea.

Director
  • NameBong Kuk Seo
  • Office052-241-6060
  • E-mailbksea@krict.re.kr
Bong Kuk Seo

Major research fields

  • Development of environment-friendly next-generation precision chemical materials
  • Development of technology for controlling structures and properties of precision chemicals
  • Development of technology for convergent application of precision chemicals
  • Projects for supporting small and medium-sized businesses for technology commercialization in connection with pilot plants

Key research accomplishments

  • Synthesis of high-elongation rate materials for bonding of heterogeneous materials and development of compositions
  • Development of photo-redox catalyst-based solvent-free visual light-cured adhesive and bonding materials
  • Development of curing-controlled crosslinking-based coating materials and relevant process technology
  • Realization of high-durability self-healing coating materials through micro-phase separation of block copolymers
  • Development of chameleon film technology for preventing forgery of products
  • Development of perceptive and responsive materials for detection of hazardous chemical gases and fake fuels