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Seong Kim

Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Chemical Engineering

N323 Millennium Science Complex

shk10@psu.edu

814-863-4809

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Energy and Environment, Interfaces and Surfaces

Interest Areas:

Surface science, nano-materials, nano-tribology, glass, biomass, catalysis.

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Chemistry, Yonsei University, 1990
  • MS, Chemistry, Yonsei University, 1992
  • Ph D, Chemistry, Northwestern University, 1998
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Chemistry, University of California, 2001

Publications

Books

  • Seong H Kim, Michael T Dugger and Kash L Mittal, 2011, Adhesion aspects in MEMS/NEMS, CRC Press
  • Jungbae Kim, Seong H Kim and Ping Wang, 2008, Biomolecular catalysis: nanoscale science and technology, Amer Chemical Society

Book, Chapters

  • Seong H Kim, 2013, Vapor Phase Lubrication for Micro-Machines, Springer US, pp. 3960–3966
  • Seong H Kim, 2012, Disjoining Pressure and Capillary Adhesion, Springer Netherlands, pp. 572–577
  • H. B. Nembhard, N. Acharya, M. Aktan and Seong H Kim, 2006, Design Issues and Analysis of Experiments in Nanomanufacturing, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, pp. Ch. 17, 17-1 - 17-19
  • Kenneth Strawhecker, David B Asay and Seong H Kim, 2006, Gas-phase lubrication of mems devices: Using alcohol vapor adsorption isotherm for lubrication of silicon oxides, pp. 1143–1150

Journal Articles

  • Shin-ichi Amma, Seong H Kim and Carlo G Pantano, 2016, "Analysis of Water and Hydroxyl Species in Soda Lime Glass Surfaces Using Attenuated Total Reflection (ATR)-IR Spectroscopy", Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 99, (1), pp. 128–134
  • Anthony J Barthel, Jiawei Luo, Ki Seob Hwang, Jun-Young Lee and Seong H Kim, 2016, "Boundary lubrication effect of organic residue left on surface after evaporation of organic cleaning solvent", Wear, 350, pp. 21–26
  • Hongtu He, Seong H Kim and Linmao Qian, 2016, "Effects of contact pressure, counter-surface and humidity on wear of soda-lime-silica glass at nanoscale", Tribology International, 94, pp. 675–681
  • David J Marchand, Alexander Abrams, Brennan R Heiser, Yongkwang Kim, Juhoe Kim and Seong H Kim, 2016, "Rheological modifiers for petroleum coke–water slurry", Fuel Processing Technology, 144, pp. 290–298
  • Yu Ogawa, Christopher M Lee, Yoshiharu Nishiyama and Seong H Kim, 2016, "Absence of Sum Frequency Generation in Support of Orthorhombic Symmetry of $a$-Chitin!!!", Macromolecules, 49, (18), pp. 7025–7031
  • Shundai Li, Logan Bashline, Yunzhen Zheng, Xiaoran Xin, Shixin Huang, Zhaosheng Kong, Seong H Kim, Daniel J Cosgrove and Ying Gu, 2016, "Cellulose synthase complexes act in a concerted fashion to synthesize highly aggregated cellulose in secondary cell walls of plants", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 40, pp. 11348–1135
  • Jejoon Yeon, Adrianus C van Duin and Seong H Kim, 2016, "Effects of Water on Tribochemical Wear of Silicon Oxide Interface: Molecular Dynamics (MD) Study with Reactive Force Field (ReaxFF)", Langmuir, 32, (4), pp. 1018–1026
  • Joy Banerjee, Seong H Kim and Carlo G Pantano, 2016, "Elemental areal density calculation and oxygen speciation for flat glass surfaces using x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy", Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 450, pp. 185–193
  • Jiawei Luo, Hoang Huynh, Carlo G Pantano and Seong H Kim, 2016, "Hydrothermal reactions of soda lime silica glass–Revealing subsurface damage and alteration of mechanical properties and chemical structure of glass surfaces", Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 452, pp. 93–101
  • Shin-ichi Amma, Michael T Lanagan, Seong H Kim and Carlo G Pantano, 2016, "Ionic Conductivity in Sodium–Alkaline Earth–Aluminosilicate Glasses", Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 99, pp. 1239–1247
  • Jejoon Yeon, Xin He, Ashlie Martini and Seong H Kim, 2016, "Mechanochemistry at solid surfaces: Polymerization of adsorbed molecules by mechanical shear at tribological interfaces", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9, pp. 3142–3148
  • Christopher M Lee, Kabindra Kafle, Shixin Huang and Seong H Kim, 2016, "Multimodal Broadband Vibrational Sum Frequency Generation (MM-BB-V-SFG) Spectrometer and Microscope", The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 120, (1), pp. 102–116
  • Christopher M Lee, Xing Chen, Philip A Weiss, Lasse Jensen and Seong H Kim, 2016, "Quantum Mechanical Calculations of Vibrational Sum-Frequency-Generation (SFG) Spectra of Cellulose: Dependence of the CH and OH Peak Intensity on the Polarity of Cellulose Chains within the SFG Coherence Domain", The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 8, pp. 55–60
  • Quang-Hung Trinh, Seong H Kim and Young Sun Mok, 2016, "Removal of dilute nitrous oxide from gas streams using a cyclic zeolite adsorption–plasma decomposition process", Chemical Engineering Journal, 302, pp. 12–22
  • Ala Alazizi, David Smith, Ali Erdemir and Seong H Kim, 2016, "Silane Treatment of Diamond-Like Carbon: Improvement of Hydrophobicity, Oleophobicity, and Humidity Tolerance of Friction", Tribology Letters, 63, (3), pp. 43
  • Jin-Oh Jo, Hung Quang Trinh, Seong H Kim and Young Sun Mok, 2016, "Simultaneous removal of hydrocarbon and CO using a nonthermal plasma-catalytic hybrid reactor system", Chemical Engineering Journal, 299, pp. 93–103
  • Jiawei Luo, Hongtu He, Nikolas J Podraza, Linmao Qian, Carlo G Pantano and Seong H Kim, 2016, "Thermal Poling of Soda-Lime Silica Glass with Nonblocking Electrodes—Part 1: Effects of Sodium Ion Migration and Water Ingress on Glass Surface Structure", Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 99, pp. 1221–1230
  • Hongtu He, Jiawei Luo, Linmao Qian, Carlo G Pantano and Seong H Kim, 2016, "Thermal Poling of Soda-Lime Silica Glass with Nonblocking Electrodes—Part 2: Effects on Mechanical and Mechanochemical Properties", Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 99, pp. 1231–1238
  • Xin He, Anthony J Barthel and Seong H Kim, 2016, "Tribochemical synthesis of nano-lubricant films from adsorbed molecules at sliding solid interface: Tribo-polymers from $a$-pinene, pinane, and n-decane!!!", Surface Science, 648, pp. 352–359
  • Ala Alazizi, Andrew Draskovics, Giovanni Ramirez, Ali Erdemir and Seong H Kim, 2016, "Tribochemistry of carbon films in oxygen and humid environments: oxidative wear and galvanic corrosion", Langmuir, 32, (8), pp. 1996–2004
  • Jiawei Luo, Joy Banerjee, Carlo G Pantano and Seong H Kim, 2016, "Vibrational sum frequency generation spectroscopy study of hydrous species in soda lime silica float glass", Langmuir, 32, (24), pp. 6035–6045
  • Christopher M Lee, Kabindra Kafle, Shixin Huang and Seong H Kim, 2015, "Multimodal Broadband Vibrational Sum Frequency Generation (MM-BB-V-SFG) Spectrometer and Microscope", The Journal of Physical Chemistry B
  • Christopher Lee, Kevin Dazen, Kabindra Kafle, Andrew Moore, David K Johnson, Sunkyu Park and Seong H Kim, 2015, "Correlations of apparent cellulose crystallinity determined by XRD, NMR, IR, Raman, and SFG methods", Advances in Polymer Science
  • Yong Bum Park, Kabindra Kafle, Christopher M Lee, Daniel J Cosgrove and Seong H Kim, 2015, "Does cellulose II exist in native alga cell walls? Cellulose structure of Derbesia cell walls studied with SFG, IR and XRD", Cellulose, 22, (6), pp. 3531–3540
  • L Chen, YJ Yang, HT He, Seong H Kim and LM Qian, 2015, "Effect of coadsorption of water and alcohol vapor on the nanowear of silicon", Wear, 332, pp. 879–884
  • Kabindra Kafle, Christopher M Lee, Heenae Shin, Justin Zoppe, David K Johnson, Seong H Kim and Sunkyu Park, 2015, "Effects of delignification on crystalline cellulose in lignocellulose biomass characterized by vibrational sum frequency generation spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction", BioEnergy Research, 8, (4), pp. 1750–1758
  • Hongtu He, Linmao Qian, Carlo G Pantano and Seong H Kim, 2015, "Effects of humidity and counter-surface on tribochemical wear of soda-lime-silica glass", Wear, 342, pp. 100–106
  • Ala Alazizi, Anthony J Barthel, Nicholas D Surdyka, Jiawei Luo and Seong H Kim, 2015, "Erratum to: Vapors in the ambient—A complication in tribological studies or an engineering solution of tribological problems?", Friction, 3, (4), pp. 353–353
  • Xiaodong Wang, Seong H Kim, Cheng Chen, Lei Chen, Hongtu He and Linmao Qian, 2015, "Humidity dependence of tribochemical wear of monocrystalline silicon", ACS applied materials & interfaces, 7, (27), pp. 14785–14792
  • Christopher M Lee, James Kubicki, Bingxin Fan, Linghao Zhong, Michael C Jarvis and Seong H Kim, 2015, "Hydrogen-Bonding Network and OH Stretch Vibration of Cellulose: Comparison of Computational Modeling with Polarized IR and SFG Spectra", The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 119, (49), pp. 15138–15149
  • Sung Hyun Cho, Juan Du, Ian Sines, Venkata Giridhar Poosarla, Venkata Ramana Vepachedu, Kabindra Kafle, Yong Bum Park, Seong H Kim, Manish Kumar and B. Tracy Nixon, 2015, "In vitro synthesis of cellulose microfibrils by a membrane protein from protoplasts of the non-vascular plant Physcomitrella patens", Biochemical Journal, 470, (2), pp. 195–205
  • Anthony J Barthel, Jiawei Luo and Seong H Kim, 2015, "Origin of ultra-low friction of boric acid: Role of vapor adsorption", Tribology Letters, 58, (3), pp. 1–12
  • David J Marchand, Erik Schneider, Brian P Williams, Yong Lak Joo, Jinhong Kim, Gyu Tae Kim and Seong H Kim, 2015, "Physical and chemical changes of coal during catalytic fluidized bed gasification", Fuel Processing Technology, 130, pp. 292–298
  • Kabindra Kafle, Heenae Shin, Christopher M Lee, Sunkyu Park and Seong H Kim, 2015, "Progressive structural changes of Avicel, bleached softwood, and bacterial cellulose during enzymatic hydrolysis", Scientific reports, 5, pp. 15102
  • Shin-ichi Amma, Jiawei Luo, Carlo G Pantano and Seong H Kim, 2015, "Specular reflectance (SR) and attenuated total reflectance (ATR) infrared (IR) spectroscopy of transparent flat glass surfaces: A case study for soda lime float glass", Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 428, pp. 189–196
  • Ala’A Al-Azizi, Osman Eryilmaz, Ali Erdemir and Seong H Kim, 2015, "Surface structure of hydrogenated diamond-like carbon: origin of run-in behavior prior to superlubricious interfacial shear", Langmuir, 31, (5), pp. 1711–1721
  • Ala Alazizi, Anthony J Barthel, Nicholas D Surdyka, Jiawei Luo and Seong H Kim, 2015, "Vapors in the ambient—A complication in tribological studies or an engineering solution of tribological problems?", Friction, 3, (2), pp. 85–114
  • Xiaoning Xi, Seong H Kim and Bernhard R Tittmann, 2015, "Atomic force microscopy based nanoindentation study of onion abaxial epidermis walls in aqueous environment", Journal of Applied Physics, 117, (2), pp. 024703
  • Christopher M Lee, Jin Gu, Kabindra Kafle, Jeffrey M Catchmark and Seong H Kim, 2015, "Cellulose produced by Gluconacetobacter xylinus strains ATCC 53524 and ATCC 23768: Pellicle formation, post-synthesis aggregation and fiber density", Carbohydrate polymers, 133, pp. 270–276
  • Christopher M Lee, Kabindra Kafle, David W Belias, Yong Bum Park, Richard E Glick, Candace H Haigler and Seong H Kim, 2015, "Comprehensive analysis of cellulose content, crystallinity, and lateral packing in Gossypium hirsutum and Gossypium barbadense cotton fibers using sum frequency generation, infrared and Raman spectroscopy, and X-ray diffraction", Cellulose, 22, (2), pp. 1–19
  • Kabindra Kafle, Xiaoning Xi, Christopher M Lee, Bernhard R Tittmann, Daniel J Cosgrove, Yong Bum Park and Seong H Kim, 2014, "Cellulose microfibril orientation in onion (Allium cepa L.) epidermis studied by atomic force microscopy (AFM) and vibrational sum frequency generation (SFG) spectroscopy", Cellulose, 21, pp. 1075–1086
  • Lingyan Kong, Christopher M Lee, Seong H Kim and Gregory R Ziegler, 2014, "Characterization of starch polymorphic structures using vibrational sum frequency generation (SFG) spectroscopy", The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 118, pp. 1775–1783
  • W. Wang, X. Chen, B. S. Donohoe, P. N. Ciesielski, R. Katahira, E. M. Kuhn, K. Kafle, C. M. Lee, P. Park, Seong H Kim, M. T. Tucker, M. E. Himmel and D. K. Johnson, 2014, "Effect of mechanical disruption on the effectiveness of three reactors used for dilute acid pretreatment of corn stover Part 1: chemical and physical substrate analysis", Biotechnology for Biofuels, 7, pp. 57
  • A Erdemir, OL Eryilmaz and SH Kim, 2014, "Effect of tribochemistry on lubricity of DLC films in hydrogen", Surface and Coatings Technology, 257, pp. 241–246
  • Anthony J Barthel, Ala’ Al-Azizi, Nicholas D Surdyka and Seong H Kim, 2014, "Effects of gas or vapor adsorption on adhesion, friction, and wear of solid interfaces", Langmuir, 30, (11), pp. 2977–2992
  • Yong Bum Park, Christopher M Lee, Kabindra Kafle, Sunkyu Park, Daniel J Cosgrove and Seong H Kim, 2014, "Effects of plant cell wall matrix polysaccharides on bacterial cellulose structure studied with vibrational sum frequency generation spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction", Biomacromolecules, 15, (7), pp. 2718–2724
  • David J Marchand, Lei Chen, Yonggang Meng, Linmao Qian and Seong H Kim, 2014, "Effects of vapor environment and counter-surface chemistry on tribochemical wear of silicon wafers", Tribology Letters, 53, (1), pp. 365–372
  • Nicholas D Surdyka, Carlo G Pantano and Seong H Kim, 2014, "Environmental effects on initiation and propagation of surface defects on silicate glasses: scratch and fracture toughness study", Applied Physics A, 116, (2), pp. 519–528
  • Anna L Barnette, J Anthony Ohlhausen, Michael T Dugger and Seong H Kim, 2014, "Humidity effects on in situ vapor phase lubrication with n-pentanol", Tribology Letters, 55, (1), pp. 177–186
  • Anthony J Barthel and Seong H Kim, 2014, "Lubrication by Physisorbed Molecules in Equilibrium with Vapor at Ambient Condition–Effects of Molecular Structure and Substrate Chemistry", Langmuir, 30, pp. 6469–6478
  • Hongtu He, Linmao Qian, Carlo G Pantano and Seong H Kim, 2014, "Mechanochemical wear of soda lime silica glass in humid environments", Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 97, (7), pp. 2061–2068
  • Ala’A Al-Azizi, Osman Eryilmaz, Ali Erdemir and Seong H Kim, 2014, "Nano-texture for a wear-resistant and near-frictionless diamond-like carbon", Carbon, 73, pp. 403–412
  • Christopher M Lee, Kabindra Kafle, Yong Bum Park and Seong H Kim, 2014, "Probing crystal structure and mesoscale assembly of cellulose microfibrils in plant cell walls, tunicate tests, and bacterial films using vibrational sum frequency generation (SFG) spectroscopy", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16, (22), pp. 10844–10853
  • Anthony J Barthel, Daniel R Combs and Seong H Kim, 2014, "Synthesis of polymeric lubricating films directly at the sliding interface via mechanochemical reactions of allyl alcohols adsorbed from the vapor phase", RSC Advances, 4, (50), pp. 26081–26086
  • Lei Lei, Tian Zhang, Richard Strasser, Christopher M Lee, Martine Gonneau, Lukas Mach, Samantha Vernhettes, Seong H Kim, Daniel J Cosgrove, Shundai Li and others, 2014, "The jiaoyao1 mutant is an allele of korrigan1 that abolishes endoglucanase activity and affects the organization of both cellulose microfibrils and microtubules in Arabidopsis", The Plant Cell, 26, (6), pp. 2601–2616
  • Byung-Hoon Ryu, Anthony J Barthel, Hae-Jin Kim, Hyun-Dai Lee, Oleksiy V Penkov, Seong H Kim and Dae-Eun Kim, 2014, "Tribological properties of carbon nanotube–polyethylene oxide composite coatings", Composites Science and Technology, 101, pp. 102–109
  • Lei Chen, Hongtu He, Xiaodong Wang, Seong H Kim and Linmao Qian, 2014, "Tribology of Si/SiO2 in humid air: transition from severe chemical wear to wearless behavior at nanoscale", Langmuir, 31, (1), pp. 149–156
  • Kabindra Kafle, Rui Shi, Christopher M Lee, Ashutosh Mittal, Yong Bum Park, Ying-Hsuan Sun, Sunkyu Park, Vincent Chiang and Seong H Kim, 2014, "Vibrational sum-frequency-generation (SFG) spectroscopy study of the structural assembly of cellulose microfibrils in reaction woods", Cellulose, 21, (4), pp. 2219–2231
  • David J Marchand, Zachary R Dilworth, Robert J Stauffer, Erik Hsiao, Jeong-Hoon Kim, Jung-Gu Kang and Seong H Kim, 2013, "Atmospheric rf plasma deposition of superhydrophobic coatings using tetramethylsilane precursor", Surface and Coatings Technology, 234, pp. 14–20
  • Christopher M Lee, Ashutosh Mittal, Anna L Barnette, Kabindra Kafle, Yong Bum Park, Heenae Shin, David K Johnson, Sunkyu Park and Seong H Kim, 2013, "Cellulose polymorphism study with sum-frequency-generation (SFG) vibration spectroscopy: identification of exocyclic CH2OH conformation and chain orientation", Cellulose, 20, (3), pp. 991–1000
  • Seong H Kim, Christopher M Lee and Kabindra Kafle, 2013, "Characterization of crystalline cellulose in biomass: basic principles, applications, and limitations of XRD, NMR, IR, Raman, and SFG", Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 30, (12), pp. 2127–2141
  • Ala’A Al-Azizi, Osman Eryilmaz, Ali Erdemir and Seong H Kim, 2013, "Effects of nanoscale surface texture and lubricant molecular structure on boundary lubrication in liquid", Langmuir, 29, (44), pp. 13419–13426
  • Anthony J Barthel, Seong H Kim and others, 2013, "Fundamental understanding of environmental effects on adhesion and friction: alcohol and water adsorption cases", Tribology Letters, 50, (2), pp. 157–168
  • Laura C Bradley, Zachary R Dilworth, Anna L Barnette, Erik Hsiao, Anthony J Barthel, Carlo G Pantano and Seong H Kim, 2013, "Hydronium Ions in Soda-lime Silicate Glass Surfaces", Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 96, (2), pp. 458–463
  • Yong Bum Park, Christopher M Lee, Bon-Wook Koo, Sunkyu Park, Daniel J Cosgrove and Seong H Kim, 2013, "Monitoring meso-scale ordering of cellulose in intact plant cell walls using sum frequency generation spectroscopy", Plant physiology, 163, (2), pp. 907–913
  • David J Marchand, Erik Hsiao and Seong H Kim, 2013, "Non-contact AFM imaging in water using electrically driven cantilever vibration", Langmuir, 29, (22), pp. 6762–6769
  • Pubudu P Handakumbura, Dominick A Matos, Karen S Osmont, Michael J Harrington, Kyuyoung Heo, Kabindra Kafle, Seong H Kim, Tobias I Baskin and Samuel P Hazen, 2013, "Perturbation of Brachypodium distachyon CELLULOSE SYNTHASE A4 or 7 results in abnormal cell walls", BMC plant biology, 13, (1), pp. 131
  • Lei Chen, Seong H Kim, Xiaodong Wang and Linmao Qian, 2013, "Running-in process of Si-SiO x/SiO2 pair at nanoscale—Sharp drops in friction and wear rate during initial cycles", Friction, 1, (1), pp. 81–91
  • Nathan C Crawford, Benjamin Yohe, S Kim, Roger L Williams, David Boldridge and Matthew W Liberatore, 2013, "Shear thickening and shear-induced agglomeration of chemical mechanical polishing slurries using electrolytes", Rheologica Acta, 52, (5), pp. 499–513
  • Christopher M Lee, Naseer MA Mohamed, Heath D Watts, James Kubicki and Seong H Kim, 2013, "Sum-frequency-generation vibration spectroscopy and density functional theory calculations with dispersion corrections (DFT-D2) for cellulose I$a$ and I$ß$", The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 117, (22), pp. 6681–6692
  • AJ Barthel and SH Kim, 2013, "Surface chemistry dependence of water adsorption on solid substrates in humid ambient and humidity effects on wear of copper and glass surfaces", Tribology-Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces, 7, (2), pp. 63–68
  • Anna L Barnette and Seong H Kim, 2012, "Attenuated total reflectance infrared spectroscopy study of hysteresis of water and n-alcohol coadsorption on silicon oxide", Langmuir, 28, (44), pp. 15529–15536
  • Anna L Barnette and Seong H Kim, 2012, "Coadsorption of n-propanol and water on SiO2: study of thickness, composition, and structure of binary adsorbate layer using attenuated total reflection infrared (ATR-IR) and sum frequency generation (SFG) vibration spectroscopy", The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116, (18), pp. 9909–9916
  • Anthony J Barthel, Matthew D Gregory and Seong H Kim, 2012, "Humidity effects on friction and wear between dissimilar metals", Tribology Letters, 48, (3), pp. 305–313
  • Anna L Barnette, Christopher Lee, Laura C Bradley, Edward P Schreiner, Yong Bum Park, Heenae Shin, Daniel J Cosgrove, Sunkyu Park and Seong H Kim, 2012, "Quantification of crystalline cellulose in lignocellulosic biomass using sum frequency generation (SFG) vibration spectroscopy and comparison with other analytical methods", Carbohydrate polymers, 89, (3), pp. 802–809
  • Jiaxin Yu, Seong H Kim, Bingjun Yu, Linmao Qian and Zhongrong Zhou, 2012, "Role of tribochemistry in nanowear of single-crystalline silicon", ACS applied materials & interfaces, 4, (3), pp. 1585–1593
  • Aimee Tu, Hye Rin Kwag, Anna L Barnette and Seong H Kim, 2012, "Water adsorption isotherms on CH3-, OH-, and COOH-terminated organic surfaces at ambient conditions measured with PM-RAIRS", Langmuir, 28, (43), pp. 15263–15269
  • Seong H Kim, 2011, "7 Environmental Effects in Tribology", Micro-and Nanoscale Phenomena in Tribology, pp. 153
  • David B Asay, Erik Hsiao and Seong H Kim, 2011, "Effects of adsorbate coverage and capillary on nano-asperity friction in atmosphere containing organic vapor", Journal of Applied Physics, 110, (6), pp. 064326
  • Erik Hsiao, Anthony J Barthel and Seong H Kim, 2011, "Effects of nanoscale surface texturing on self-healing of boundary lubricant film via lateral flow", Tribology Letters, 44, (2), pp. 287–292
  • Byoung Chan Kim, Xueyan Zhao, Hye-Kyung Ahn, Jae Hyun Kim, Hye-Jin Lee, Kyung Woo Kim, Sujith Nair, Erik Hsiao, Hongfei Jia, Min-Kyu Oh and others, 2011, "Highly stable enzyme precipitate coatings and their electrochemical applications", Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 26, (5), pp. 1980–1986
  • Erik Hsiao, Anna L Barnette, Laura C Bradley and Seong H Kim, 2011, "Hydrophobic but hygroscopic polymer films–Identifying interfacial species and understanding water ingress behavior", ACS applied materials & interfaces, 3, (11), pp. 4236–4241
  • Erik Hsiao, Brandon D Veres, Gregory J Tudryn and Seong H Kim, 2011, "Identification of mobile species in cationic polymer lubricant layer on silicon oxide from AFM and XPS analyses", Langmuir, 27, (11), pp. 6808–6813
  • Erik Hsiao, Laura C Bradley and Seong H Kim, 2011, "Improved substrate protection and self-healing of boundary lubrication film consisting of polydimethylsiloxane with cationic side groups", Tribology letters, 41, (1), pp. 33–40
  • Matthew J Marino, Erik Hsiao, Laura C Bradley, Osman L Eryilmaz, Ali Erdemir and Seong H Kim, 2011, "Is ultra-low friction needed to prevent wear of diamond-like carbon (DLC)? An alcohol vapor lubrication study for stainless steel/DLC interface", Tribology Letters, 42, (3), pp. 285–291
  • Neetu Chaturvedi, Erik Hsiao, Darrell Velegol and Seong H Kim, 2011, "Maskless fabrication of nanowells using chemically reactive colloids", Nano letters, 11, (2), pp. 672–676
  • Seul Hee Lee, Zachary R Dilworth, Erik Hsiao, Anna L Barnette, Matthew Marino, Jeong Hoon Kim, Jung-Gu Kang, Tae-Hwan Jung and Seong H Kim, 2011, "One-step production of superhydrophobic coatings on flat substrates via atmospheric rf plasma process using non-fluorinated hydrocarbons", ACS applied materials & interfaces, 3, (2), pp. 476–481
  • Min Yang, Matthew J Marino, Vincent J Bojan, Osman L Eryilmaz, Ali Erdemir and Seong H Kim, 2011, "Quantification of oxygenated species on a diamond-like carbon (DLC) surface", Applied Surface Science, 257, (17), pp. 7633–7638
  • Anna L Barnette, Laura C Bradley, Brandon D Veres, Edward P Schreiner, Yong Bum Park, Junyeong Park, Sunkyu Park and Seong H Kim, 2011, "Selective detection of crystalline cellulose in plant cell walls with sum-frequency-generation (SFG) vibration spectroscopy", Biomacromolecules, 12, (7), pp. 2434–2439
  • Matthew J Marino, Erik Hsiao, Yongsheng Chen, Osman L Eryilmaz, Ali Erdemir and Seong H Kim, 2011, "Understanding run-in behavior of diamond-like carbon friction and preventing diamond-like carbon wear in humid air", Langmuir, 27, (20), pp. 12702–12708
  • Erik Hsiao, Matthew J Marino and Seong H Kim, 2010, "Effects of gas adsorption isotherm and liquid contact angle on capillary force for sphere-on-flat and cone-on-flat geometries", Journal of colloid and interface science, 352, (2), pp. 549–557
  • DB Asay, MP De Boer and SH Kim, 2010, "Equilibrium vapor adsorption and capillary force: Exact Laplace–Young equation solution and circular approximation approaches", Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 24, (15-16), pp. 2363–2382
  • SH Kim, MT Dugger, A Erdemir, AL Barnette, E Hsiao, MJ Marino and O Eryilmaz, 2010, "MEMS lubrication with alcohol vapour", Tribology-Materials, Surfaces & Interfaces, 4, (3), pp. 109–114
  • Seong H Kim, Fabio H Ribero and Robert M Rioux, 2010, "Preface to the Molecular Surface Chemistry and Its Applications Special Issue", Langmuir, 26, (21), pp. 16187–16189
  • Sang-Mok Lee, Sujith Nair, Hye-Kyung Ahn, Beom Soo Kim, Seung-Hyun Jun, Hyo Jin An, Erik Hsiao, Seong H Kim, Yoon-Mo Koo and Jungbae Kim, 2010, "Property control of enzyme coatings on polymer nanofibers by varying the conjugation site concentration", Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 47, (5), pp. 216–221
  • Seong H Kim, 2010, "Silicon Oxide Surface Chemistry and Nano-Tribology", Advanced Tribology, pp. 584–585
  • Anna L Barnette, David B Asay, James A Ohlhausen, Michael T Dugger and Seong H Kim, 2010, "Tribochemical Polymerization of Adsorbed n-Pentanol on SiO2 during Rubbing: When Does It Occur and Is It Responsible for Effective Vapor Phase Lubrication?†", Langmuir, 26, (21), pp. 16299–16304
  • Anna L Barnette, David B Asay, Michael J Janik and Seong H Kim, 2009, "Adsorption isotherm and orientation of alcohols on hydrophilic SiO2 under ambient conditions", The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 113, (24), pp. 10632–10641
  • Erik Hsiao and Seong H Kim, 2009, "Analyzing periodic signals in rotating pin-on-disc tribotest measurements using discrete Fourier transform algorithm", Tribology letters, 35, (2), pp. 141–147
  • David B Asay, Erik Hsiao and Seong H Kim, 2009, "Corrected direct force balance method for atomic force microscopy lateral force calibration", Review of Scientific Instruments, 80, (6), pp. 066101
  • Erik Hsiao, Don Kim and Seong H Kim, 2009, "Effects of ionic side groups attached to polydimethylsiloxanes on lubrication of silicon oxide surfaces", Langmuir, 25, (17), pp. 9814–9823
  • David B Asay, Anna L Barnette and Seong H Kim, 2009, "Effects of water adsorption on silicon oxide nano-asperity adhesion in ambient conditions", Contact Angle, Wettability and Adhesion, 6, pp. 65
  • Anna L Barnette, David B Asay, Don Kim, Benjamin D Guyer, Hanim Lim, Michael J Janik and Seong H Kim, 2009, "Experimental and density functional theory study of the tribochemical wear behavior of SiO2 in humid and alcohol vapor environments", Langmuir, 25, (22), pp. 13052–13061
  • Byoung Chan Kim, Daniel Lopez-Ferrer, Sang-Mok Lee, Hye-Kyung Ahn, Sujith Nair, Seong H Kim, Beom Soo Kim, Konstantinos Petritis, David G Camp, Jay W Grate and others, 2009, "Highly stable trypsin-aggregate coatings on polymer nanofibers for repeated protein digestion", Proteomics, 9, (7), pp. 1893–1900
  • Seong H Kim, Jeong-Hoon Kim and Bang-Kwon Kang, 2009, "Scanning Atmospheric Plasma Processes for Surface Decontamination and Superhydrophobic Deposition", ACS symposium series, 1016, pp. 323–336
  • Anna L Barnette, David B Asay and Seong H Kim, 2008, "Average molecular orientations in the adsorbed water layers on silicon oxide in ambient conditions", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 10, (32), pp. 4981–4986
  • Seong H Kim, Jeong Hoon Kim and Bang-Kwon Kang, 2008, "Characterization of gaseous species in scanning atmospheric rf plasma with transmission infrared spectroscopy", Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A, 26, (1), pp. 123–127
  • David B Asay, Anna L Barnette and Seong H Kim, 2008, "Effects of Surface Chemistry on Structure and Thermodynamics of Water Layers at Solid- Vapor Interfaces†", The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 113, (6), pp. 2128–2133
  • Byoung Chan Kim, Sujith Nair, Seong H Kim, Byoung In Sang, Jungbae Kim and Man Bok Gu, 2008, "Enzyme-nanofiber composites for biocatalysis applications", ACS symposium series, 986, pp. 254–262
  • Sujith Nair, Erik Hsiao and Seong H Kim, 2008, "Fabrication of electrically-conducting nonwoven porous mats of polystyrene–polypyrrole core–shell nanofibers via electrospinning and vapor phase polymerization", Journal of Materials Chemistry, 18, (42), pp. 5155–5161
  • Seong H Kim, 2008, "Fabrication of superhydrophobic surfaces", Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 22, (3-4), pp. 235–250
  • David B Asay, Michael T Dugger and Seong H Kim, 2008, "In-situ vapor-phase lubrication of MEMS", Tribology Letters, 29, (1), pp. 67–74
  • David B Asay, Michael T Dugger, James A Ohlhausen and Seong H Kim, 2008, "Macro-to nanoscale wear prevention via molecular adsorption", Langmuir, 24, (1), pp. 155–159
  • Sujith Nair, Erik Hsiao and Seong H Kim, 2008, "Melt-welding and improved electrical conductivity of nonwoven porous nanofiber mats of poly (3, 4-ethylenedioxythiophene) grown on electrospun polystyrene fiber template", Chemistry of Materials, 21, (1), pp. 115–121
  • Bernie O’Hare, Michael Grutzeck, Seong H Kim, David B Asay and Alan J Benesi, 2008, "Solid state water motions revealed by deuterium relaxation in 2 H 2 O-synthesized kanemite and 2 H 2 O-hydrated Na+-Zeolite A", Journal of Magnetic Resonance, 195, (1), pp. 85–102
  • Seong H Kim, Sujith Nair, CHAN KIM BYOUNG, Man Bok Gu and Jungbae Kim, 2008, "Sustainable Biocatalytic Nanofibers: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications of Enzyme-Coated Polymeric Nanofibers", ACS symposium series, 986, pp. 129–143
  • Seong H Kim, Jeong Hoon Kim and Bang-Kwon Kang, 2007, "Decomposition reaction of organophosphorus nerve agents on solid surfaces with atmospheric radio frequency plasma generated gaseous species", Langmuir, 23, (15), pp. 8074–8078
  • Sujith Nair, Jungbae Kim, Brad Crawford and Seong H Kim, 2007, "Improving biocatalytic activity of enzyme-loaded nanofibers by dispersing entangled nanofiber structure", Biomacromolecules, 8, (4), pp. 1266–1270
  • David B Asay and Seong H Kim, 2007, "Molar volume and adsorption isotherm dependence of capillary forces in nanoasperity contacts", Langmuir, 23, (24), pp. 12174–12178
  • Eun Seok Gil, Anna Barnette, Jinwoo Cheon, Seong H Kim and Tao L Lowe, 2007, "Molecular Biosensors For Detection Of Beta-Amyloid Plaques And Oligomers", The 2007 Annual Meeting
  • Seong H Kim, David B Asay and Michael T Dugger, 2007, "Nanotribology and MEMS", Nano today, 2, (5), pp. 22–29
  • Sudarshan Natarajan and Seong H Kim, 2007, "Photochemical oligomerization pathways in 2, 5-diiodothiophene film", Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 188, (2), pp. 342–345
  • Seong H Kim, Sudarshan Natarajan and Guangming Liu, 2007, "Photochemical synthesis of oligothiophene thin films and nano-patterns in condensed multilayer films of 2, 5-diiodothiophene—Effects of surface chemistry of substrates", Catalysis today, 123, (1), pp. 104–112
  • Harry R Allcock, Lee B Steely, Seong H Kim, Jeong H Kim and Bang-Kwon Kang, 2007, "Plasma surface functionalization of poly [bis (2, 2, 2-trifluoroethoxy) phosphazene] films and nanofibers", Langmuir, 23, (15), pp. 8103–8107
  • Guangming Liu, Kunkul Ryoo and Seong H Kim, 2007, "Thermal reaction and desorption behaviors of 2, 5-diiodothiophene on clean and passivated Au surfaces", Surface science, 601, (14), pp. 2967–2972
  • Guangming Liu, Keith B Rider, Wook-Jun Nam, Stephen J Fonash and Seong H Kim, 2006, "Dendritic aggregation of oligothiophene during desorption of 2, 5-diiodothiophene multilayer and topography-induced alignment of oligothiophene nanofibers", The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 110, (41), pp. 20197–20201
  • Jeong-Hoon Kim, Guangming Liu and Seong H Kim, 2006, "Deposition of stable hydrophobic coatings with in-line CH 4 atmospheric rf plasma", Journal of Materials Chemistry, 16, (10), pp. 977–981
  • Harriet Black Nembhard, Navin N Acharya, Mehmet Aktan and Seong H Kim, 2006, "Design issues and analysis of experiments in nanomanufacturing", see reference, 10, pp. 236–241
  • David B Asay and Seong H Kim, 2006, "Direct force balance method for atomic force microscopy lateral force calibration", Review of scientific instruments, 77, (4), pp. 043903
  • David B Asay and Seong H Kim, 2006, "Effects of adsorbed water layer structure on adhesion force of silicon oxide nanoasperity contact in humid ambient", The Journal of chemical physics, 124, (17), pp. 174712
  • Sung M Hong, Seong H Kim, Jeong H Kim and Hak I Hwang, 2006, "Hydrophilic surface modification of PDMS using atmospheric RF plasma", Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 34, (1), pp. 656
  • Sudarshan Natarajan and Seong H Kim, 2006, "Photochemical conversion of 2, 5-diiodothiophene condensed on substrates to oligothiophene and polythiophene thin films and micro-patterns", Thin Solid Films, 496, (2), pp. 606–611
  • Sudarshan Natarajan, Guangming Liu and Seong H Kim, 2006, "Physical insights into the photoactivated Ullmann coupling process producing highly conjugated oligothiophene films on a copper substrate", The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 110, (15), pp. 8047–8051
  • Lee B Steely, Harry R Allcock, Seong H Kim, Jeong H Kim and Bang-Kwon Kang, 2006, "Plasma Surface Functionalization of Poly [bis (2, 2, 2-trifluoroethoxy) phosphazene]", MRS Proceedings, 951, pp. 0951–E12
  • Seong H Kim and Gabor A Somorjai, 2006, "Surface science of single-site heterogeneous olefin polymerization catalysts", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103, (42), pp. 15289–15294
  • Sudarshan Natarajan and Seong H Kim, 2006, "Synthesis-in-place of highly-conjugated oligothiophene micropatterns via photo-activated Ullmann coupling on copper surface", Chemical communications, (7), pp. 729–731
  • Sujith Nair, Sudarshan Natarajan and Seong H Kim, 2005, "Back Cover: Macromol. Rapid Commun. 20/2005", Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 26, (20), pp. 1668–1668
  • Thurston E. Herricks, Sae-Hoon Kim, Jungbae Kim, Dan Li, , Ja Hun Kwak, Jay W. Grate, Seong H., Kim and Younan Xia, 2005, "Direct fabrication of enzyme-carrying polymer nanofibers by electrospinning", Journal of Materials Chemistry, 15, (31), pp. 3241–3245
  • Melvina Leolukman and Seong H Kim, 2005, "Effect of rubbing-induced polymer chain alignment on adhesion and friction of glassy polystyrene surfaces", Langmuir, 21, (2), pp. 682–685
  • David B Asay and Seong H Kim, 2005, "Evolution of the adsorbed water layer structure on silicon oxide at room temperature", The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109, (35), pp. 16760–16763
  • Sujith Nair, Sudarshan Natarajan and Seong H Kim, 2005, "Fabrication of electrically conducting polypyrrole-poly (ethylene oxide) composite nanofibers", Macromolecular rapid communications, 26, (20), pp. 1599–1603
  • Sujith Nair, Prabhat Naredi and Seong H Kim, 2005, "Formation of high-stress phase and extrusion of polyethylene due to nanoconfinements during Ziegler-Natta polymerization inside nanochannels", The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109, (25), pp. 12491–12497
  • Kimberly S Wain, Ayusman Sen and Seong H Kim, 2005, "Growth of polystyrene films via gas-phase polymerization with [Pd (CH3CN) 4][BF4] 2 thin film catalyst", Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 43, (9), pp. 1930–1934
  • Seong H Kim, John Wise and Mechteld V Hillsley, 2005, "Learning technical writing skills through peer review: use of calibrated peer reviewTM, in unit operation lab", Paper presented at the AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings
  • Sudarshan Natarajan and Seong H Kim, 2005, "Maskless fabrication of polythiophene patterns by photochemical conversion of regioselectively condensed 2, 5-diiodothiophene", Langmuir, 21, (15), pp. 7052–7056
  • Guangming Liu, Sudarshan Natarajan and Seong H Kim, 2005, "Photochemical production of oligothiophene and polythiophene micropatterns from 2, 5-diiodothiophene on Au in UHV", Surface science, 592, (1), pp. L305–L309
  • Byoung Chan Kim, Sujith Nair, Jungbae Kim, Ja Hun Kwak, Jay W Grate, Seong H Kim and Man Bock Gu, 2005, "Preparation of biocatalytic nanofibres with high activity and stability via enzyme aggregate coating on polymer nanofibres", Nanotechnology, 16, (7), pp. S382
  • Seong H Kim, Sae-Hoon Kim, Sujith Nair and Eric Moore, 2005, "Reactive electrospinning of cross-linked poly (2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) nanofibers and elastic properties of individual hydrogel nanofibers in aqueous solutions", Macromolecules, 38, (9), pp. 3719–3723
  • K Strawhecker, DB Asay, J McKinney and SH Kim, 2005, "Reduction of adhesion and friction of silicon oxide surface in the presence of n-propanol vapor in the gas phase", Tribology Letters, 19, (1), pp. 17–21
  • Seong H Kim, Jeong-Hoon Kim, Bang-Kwon Kang and Han S Uhm, 2005, "Superhydrophobic CF x coating via in-line atmospheric RF plasma of He-CF4-H2", Langmuir, 21, (26), pp. 12213–12217
  • Sujith Nair and Seong H Kim, 2005, "Synthesis of Polypyrrole Nanofibers on Electrospun Polymer Fiber Templates by Vapor Phase Polymerization", Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, 93
  • John Wise and Seong H Kim, 2004, "Better Understanding through Writing: Investigating Calibrated Peer Review™", Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference and Expositions, pp. 1–6
  • Yongwu Zhao, Liming Chang and SH Kim, 2003, "A mathematical model for chemical–mechanical polishing based on formation and removal of weakly bonded molecular species", Wear, 254, (3), pp. 332–339
  • Chih-Yi Peng, Wook Jun Nam, Stephen J Fonash, Bin Gu, Ayusman Sen, Kenneth Strawhecker, Sudarshan Natarajan, Henry Foley and Seong H Kim, 2003, "Formation of nanostructured polymer filaments in nanochannels", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 125, (31), pp. 9298–9299
  • Aric Opdahl, Seong H Kim, Telly S Koffas, Chris Marmo and Gabor A Somorjai, 2003, "Surface mechanical properties of pHEMA contact lenses: Viscoelastic and adhesive property changes on exposure to controlled humidity", Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 67, (1), pp. 350–356
  • Seong H Kim, Aric Opdahl, Chris Marmo and Gabor A Somorjai, 2002, "AFM and SFG studies of pHEMA-based hydrogel contact lens surfaces in saline solution: adhesion, friction, and the presence of non-crosslinked polymer chains at the surface", Biomaterials, 23, (7), pp. 1657–1666
  • Jae Hee Song, Peilin Chen, Seong H Kim, GA Somorjai, Robert J Gartside and Frits M Dautzenberg, 2002, "Catalytic cracking of n-hexane over MoO 2", Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 184, (1), pp. 197–202
  • Seong H Kim and Gabor A Somorjai, 2002, "Stereospecific Ziegler-Natta model catalysts produced by electron beam-induced deposition of TiCl4: Deposition kinetics, film structure, and surface structure", The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 106, (6), pp. 1386–1391
  • Seong H Kim, Craig R Tewell and Gabor A Somorjai, 2002, "Surface science studies of Ziegler-Natta olefin polymerization system: Correlations between polymerization kinetics, polymer structures, and active site structures on model catalysts", Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 19, (1), pp. 1–10
  • Seong H Kim and Gabor A Somorjai, 2001, "Characterization of the Ziegler-Natta olefin polymerization system: surface science studies on model catalysts", Surface and interface analysis, 31, (7), pp. 701–710
  • Seong H Kim and Gabor A Somorjai, 2001, "Correlation between catalyst surface structure and polypropylene tacticity in Ziegler-Natta polymerization system", The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 105, (18), pp. 3922–3927
  • Seong H Kim, Chris Marmo and Gabor A Somorjai, 2001, "Friction studies of hydrogel contact lenses using AFM: non-crosslinked polymers of low friction at the surface", Biomaterials, 22, (24), pp. 3285–3294
  • SH Kim, D Gnani and G Somorjai, 2001, "In situ characterization of Ziegler-Natta polymerization: laser reflection interferometry, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and thermal desorption of probe molecule", Polymer Preprints(USA), 42, (1), pp. 331–332
  • Seong H Kim and Gabor A. Somorjai, 2001, "Surface Science Approach toward Molecular-Level Understanding of the Ziegler-Natta Olefin Polymerization System", Micro-Kinetics and Dynamics of Individual Active Sites in Catalytic Reactions, pp. 9–19
  • Seong H Kim, Peter C Stair and Eric Weitz, 2000, "Annealing of CH 3 I films on TiO 2 (110) studied with TPD and UV-induced desorption", Surface science, 445, (2), pp. 177–185
  • Seong H Kim, Gerard Vurens and Gabor A Somorjai, 2000, "Direct Measurement of Polymer Growth Rate in a Model Ziegler–Natta Polymerization System Using Laser Reflection Interferometry", Journal of Catalysis, 193, (2), pp. 171–175
  • Seong H Kim and Gabor A Somorjai, 2000, "Model Ziegler-Natta polymerization catalysts fabricated by reactions of Mg metal and TiCl4: Film structure, composition, and deposition kinetics", The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 104, (23), pp. 5519–5526
  • Seong H Kim and Gabor A Somorjai, 2000, "Polymer growth mode on the heterogeneous Ziegler–Natta catalyst: active sites at the bottom of the growing polymer layer", Catalysis letters, 68, (1-2), pp. 7–11
  • André LD Ramos, Seong H Kim, Peilin Chen, Jae Hee Song and Gabor A Somorjai, 2000, "Reaction pathway studies of C6 hydrocarbons on palladium model catalysts: effects of hydrogen/hydrocarbon ratio, molecular structure, surface structure and temperature", Catalysis letters, 66, (1-2), pp. 5–11
  • Seong H Kim, Craig R Tewell and Gabor A Somorjai, 2000, "Surface Characterization of the TiCl x/MgCl2 Model Ziegler-Natta Polymerization Catalysts: Adsorption Site Studies Using Mesitylene Thermal Desorption", Langmuir, 16, (24), pp. 9414–9420
  • Seong H Kim and Peter C Stair, 2000, "The structure of oxygen adsorbed on Mo (100) studied by high-reolution electron energy-loss spectroscopy", Surface Science, 457, (1), pp. L347–L353
  • Seong H Kim and Gabor A Somorjai, 2000, "TPD characterization of surface adsorption sites of model Ziegler–Natta polymerization catalysts", Applied surface science, 161, (3), pp. 333–339
  • Seong H Kim, E. Magni and G. A. Somorjai, 2000, "Surface Science Studies of Model Ziegler-Natta Polymerization Catalysts", Stud. Surf. Sci. Catal., 130, pp. 3861-3868
  • Seong H Kim and P. C. Stair, 2000, "Surface Chemistry of Methyl Radicals on O/Mo(100) Surfaces", J. Phys. Chem. B, 104, pp. 3035-3043
  • Seong H Kim, Peter C Stair and Eric Weitz, 1999, "Substrate-mediated photodesorption from multilayers of CH 3 I on TiO 2 (110) at 90 K", Chemical physics letters, 302, (5), pp. 511–516
  • Seong H Kim and Peter C Stair, 1998, "Carbon-carbon coupling and linear alkene formation on oxygen-modified Mo (100) surfaces", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 120, (33), pp. 8535–8536
  • Seong H Kim, Peter C Stair and Eric Weitz, 1998, "Photochemistry in CH3I adlayers on TiO2 (110) studied with postirradiation thermal desorption", Langmuir, 14, (15), pp. 4156–4161
  • Seong H Kim, Peter C Stair, Eric Weitz and others, 1998, "UV-induced desorption of CH3X (X= I and Br)/TiO2 (110)", Journal of Chemical Physics, 108, (12), pp. 5080–5088
  • Seong H Kim, Kimberly A Briggman, Peter C Stair and Eric Weitz, 1996, "Photoreactions of methyl iodide multilayers on the TiO2 (110) surface", Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A, 14, (3), pp. 1557–1561
  • Seong H Kim, Dong Hoon Lee, Jong Sik Park, Seung Koo Cho, Sung Han Lee and Keu Hong Kim, 1994, "Effects of Sb-Incorporation on the 2223 Phase in the Superconducting Bi-Pb-Sr-Ca-Cu-O System", Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society, 15, (2), pp. 115–118
  • Seong H Kim, Hyang Sook Kim, Jin Soo Hwang, Joong Gill Choi and Paul Joe Chong, 1994, "In situ FTIR analysis for the thermal decompositions of trimethylgallium and trimethylgallium-ammonia adduct", Chemistry of materials, 6, (3), pp. 278–281
  • Pham V Huong, Hui Wang, AL Verma, Seong H Kim, Dong Hoon Lee and Keu Hong Kim, 1993, "Effect of Selective Substitution on the Microstructure and Properties of Bi2Sr2Ca2Cu3O10 Superconductor", Chinese Journal of Physics, 31, pp. 1151
  • Sook Kim Hyang, Han Kim Seong, Soo Hwang Jin, Gill Choi Joong and Joe Chong Paul, 1993, "In-situ Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopic Study during Thermolysis of Trimethylaluminum and its Adduct", Journal of the Korean Chemical Society, 37, (12), pp. 995–1002
  • Jong Sik Park, Zin Park, Don Kim, Dong Hoon Lee, Seong H Kim, Chul Hyun Yo and Keu Hong Kim, 1992, "Defect structure and transport properties of CuxNb2- xO5- 1.5 x solid solutions", Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 53, (7), pp. 983–989
  • Han Lee Sung, Han Kim Seong and Sik Park Jong, 1992, "Electrical Properties of Manganese-doped Indium Sesquioxide", Journal of the Korean Chemical Society, 36, (4), pp. 606–609
  • Seong H Kim, Hong Seok Kim, Sung Han Lee and Keu Hong Kim, 1992, "Superconductivity of the Ba-DOPED Bi 2 PbSr 2 Ca 2 Cu 3 O y system", Solid state communications, 83, (2), pp. 127–131
  • Seong H Kim, Yoo Young Kim, Sung Han Lee and Keu Hong Kim, 1992, "Thermodynamic study of the effects of Pb-addition on the formation of the 2223 phase in the Bi-based superconductor system", Physica C: Superconductivity, 196, (1), pp. 27–33
  • J. S. Park, Seong H Kim, H. S. Kim, S. K. Cho and K. H. Kim, 1992, "Substitution Effect of Fluorine on HoBa2Cu3O7-xFy(0.0 less than y less than 0.5) Superconductor", Bull. Korean Chem. Soc., 113, pp. 131-135
  • B. K. Choi, J. H. Jang, Seong H Kim, H. S. Kim, J. S. Park, Y. Y. Kim, D. Kim, S. H. Lee, C. H. Yo and K. H. Kim, 1992, "Electrical Conductivity of the Solid Solutions x ZrO2 + (1-x) Yb2O3; 0.01 less than x less than 0.09)", Bull. Korean Chem. Soc., 13, pp. 248-252
  • K. H. Kim, Seong H Kim, D. H. Lee, Y. Y. Kim and J. S. Choi, 1991, "Catalytic Activity of Nd1-xSrxCoO3-y on the Oxidation of Carbon Monoxide", 12, pp. 35-39

Conference Proceedings

  • Seong H Kim, Christopher M Lee, Kabindra Kafle, Yong Bum Park and Xiaoning Xi, 2013, "Vibrational sum frequency generation (SFG) spectroscopic study of crystalline cellulose in biomass", pp. 884508–884508
  • Seong H Kim, 2007, "In-Situ Vapor Phase Lubrication of MEMS Devices", pp. 883–884
  • Michael T Dugger, David B Asay, James A Ohlhausen and Seong H Kim, 2007, "MEMS Lubrication by Tribochemical Reaction", pp. 873–875
  • D. B. Asay, M. T. Dugger and Seong H Kim, 2007, "Effects of gas adsorption in nanotribology and demonstration of in-situ vapor phase lubrication of MEMS devices", Proceedings of the STLE/ASME International Joint Tribology Conference, 2007, Program #IJTC2007-44419
  • S. M. Hong, Seong H Kim, J. H. Kim and H. I. Hwang, 2006, "Hydrophilic Surface Modification of PDMS Using Atmospheric RF Plasma", Proceedings of International MEMS Conference 2006
  • Y. Zhao, L. Chang and Seong H Kim, 2003, "A New Approach to Modeling Material Removal and Chemical-mechanical Synergy in Chemical Mechanical Polishing", 3rd International Conference on Surface Engineering, pp. 499-504

Technical Reports

  • Michael T Dugger and Seong H Kim, 2009, "Effects of organic vapor adsorption on friction and wear of silicon oxide surfaces-from fundamentals to MEMS applications."
  • Michael T Dugger, James Anthony Ohlhausen, David B Asay, Erik Hsiao, Michael J Janik and Seong H Kim, 2008, "Lubrication of SiOx via Equilibrium Adsorption of Alcohol Vapor in Humid Environments."
  • Michael T Dugger, David B Asay and Seong H Kim, 2008, "MEMS Lubrication by In-Situ Tribochemical Reactions From the Vapor Phase."
  • Michael T Dugger, James Anthony Ohlhausen, David B Asay and Seong H Kim, 2008, "Reliable MEMS Contact Through Environment Control."
  • Michael T Dugger, James Anthony Ohlhausen, David A Asay and Seong H Kim, 2008, "Vapor Phase Lubrication of Microfabricated Devices."
  • Michael T Dugger, DB Asay and SH Kim, 2007, "Effects of Gas Adsorption in Nanotribology and Demonstration of in-situ Vapor Phase Lubrication of MEMS Devices."
  • Michael T Dugger, David B Asay and Seong H Kim, 2007, "In-situ Vapor-Phase Lubrication of MEMS."
  • Michael T Dugger, David B Asay and Seong H Kim, 2007, "Macro-Micro-and Nano-scale Lubrication using Alcohol Vapor: Implications to MEMS."
  • Michael T Dugger, James Anthony Ohlhausen, David B Asay and Seong H Kim, 2007, "Vapor Phase Lubrication of Silicon MEMS."
  • Michael T Dugger, James Anthony Ohlhausen, David B Asay and Seong H Kim, 2007, "Water Vapor Effects on the Lubrication of Silicon MEMS by Alcohol Vapor."

Extension Publications

  • Seong H Kim, 2006, "Hydrophobic Coatings with Atmospheric Plasma"
  • Seong H Kim, 2004, "Gas Provides Slippery Coating", 9, (5), pp. p. 18
  • Seong H Kim, 2004, "Tiny machines need even tinier lubricants"
  • Seong H Kim, 2003, "In Place Fabrication Solves Organic Polymer Shortcoming"

Other

  • Michael T Dugger, James A Ohlhausen, David B Asay and Seong H Kim, 2011, "Method for lubricating contacting surfaces"
  • L. Steely, H. R. Allcock, Seong H Kim, J. H. Kim and B.-K. Kang, 2007, "Polymer Surfaces and Interfaces: Chemistry at Surfaces and Interfaces", ACS Polymer Preprints, 48, pp. 750
  • S.-H. Kim, R. Green and Seong H Kim, 2004, "Reactive Electrospinning of Hydrogel Nanofibers", 91, pp. 527-528
  • S. Natarajan and Seong H Kim, 2004, "Direct synthesis of polythiophene thin films and patterns from the monomer adsorbed on a substrate via photochemical pathway", 45, pp. 196-197
  • K. S. Wain and Seong H Kim, 2003, "Quartz Crystal Microbalance Study of Heterogeneous Polymerization Kinetics: Styrene Polymerization With [Pd(CH3CN)4][BF4]2 Thin Film", 44, pp. 787-788
  • C.-Y. Peng, W. J. Nam, S. J. Fonash, B. Gu, A. Sen, K. Strawhecker, S. Natarajan, H. C. Foley and Seong H Kim, 2003, "Formation of Nanostructured Polymer Filaments In Nanochannel Templates", 44, pp. 270-271
  • Stephen Fonash, Chih-Yi Peng, Ayusmen Sen, Seong H Kim, Henry Foley, Bin Gu, Wook Nam, Kyuhwan Chang and others, 2002, "Having intersecting channel-like voids parallel to the major axis of said template; used to produce micro-and nano-scale filaments and particles, eg, polymerizing acetylene and decomposing polyacetylene to form carbon nanotubes"

Research Projects

  • July 2015 - June 2020, "Collaborative Research: I/UCRC Center for Atomically Thin Multifunctional Coatings (ATOMIC)," (Sponsor: NSF).
  • September 2016 - August 2020, "EFRC: Center for Performance and Design of Nuclear Waste Forms and Containers (WastePD)," (Sponsor: DOE).
  • May 2016 - April 2019, "Fundamental mechanisms for mechanochemical behaviors of glass surfaces - An integrared experimental and computational approach," (Sponsor: NSF).
  • October 2015 - September 2018, "Design of new piezoelectric composites using nanocellulose," (Sponsor: Air Force Office of Scientific Research).
  • October 2013 - September 2017, "Controlling and understanding reactive surface scites on multicomponent glasses," (Sponsor: Usable Glass Strength Coalition).
  • September 2014 - August 2017, "Lubrication by Chemical Reaction Products at Sliding Interface," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • August 2014 - July 2017, "ARRA: Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation," (Sponsor: DOE).
  • September 2015 - August 2017, "Mechanical refining technology to produce low cost sugars from biomass," (Sponsor: North Carolina State University).
  • May 2012 - April 2016, "Glass Surface Chemistry - Understanding effects of alkali ions on water activity on glass," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • August 2009 - July 2016, "ARRA: Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation," (Sponsor: DOE).

Honors and Awards

  • High-end Foreign Experts, Southwest Jiaotong University & The State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA) of China, July 2016 - June 2019
  • Advisory Board of State Key Laboratory of Tribology, Tsinghua University, 2014 - 2019
  • Dean's Fellow, College of Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, January 2017 - December 2019
  • KIChE US Chapter Service Recognition Award, KIChE, 2015
  • Visiting Professor, Southwest Jiaotong University, 2012 - 2015
  • PSEAS Outstanding Research Award, Penn State College of Engineering, 2014
  • Continuing Symposium Chair, Division of Colloig and Surface Chemistry, ACS, 2011 - 2014
  • Editor, ISRN Chemical Engineering, ISRN, 2011 - 2013
  • President, Korean Institue of Chemical Engineers - US Chapter, KIChE, 2012 - 2013
  • Executive Committee, Nanoscale Sceince and Technology Division, AVS, 2010 - 2012
  • Technical Editor, TLT Magazine, STLE, 2009 - 2011
  • Chair, Nanotribology Technical Committee, STLE, 2008 - 2010
  • Guest Editor for Langmuis Special Issue "Molecular Surface Chemistry and Its Applications", ACS, 2010
  • Guest Editor, Journal of Adhesion Science Technology Special Issue “Adhesion Aspects in MEMS and NEMS”, Taylor & Francis, 2010
  • Section Editor, Gas Vapor Phase Lubrication, Encyclopedia of Tribology, Springer, 2010
  • Rustum and Della Roy Innovation in Materials Research Award, PSU MRI, 2007
  • Visiting Professor, ETH Zurich, 2007
  • 3M non-Tenured Facutly Award, 3M, 2005 - 2006
  • American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund New Investigator Award, ACS, 2004 - 2005
  • KIChE US-Chapter Outstanding Young Investigator Lectureship, KIChE, 2004
  • Editor, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, KIChE, 2013
  • Editor, Journal of Korean Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, KSTLE, 2014

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Chairperson, PhD Graduate Admissions, August 2013
  • Participant, Department Publicity Committee, August 2015
  • Participant, Materials Characterization Lab Steering Committee, January 2013
  • Participant, P&T Committee, August 2012
  • Faculty Advisor, KSEA Young-Generation Central PA Chapter, September 2015

Service to External Organizations:

  • Editor, Journal of Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers, KIChE, January 2013
  • Editor, Journal of Korean Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, KSTLE, January 2014
 


 

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