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Professor Wonyong Choi Wins the Doosan Yonkang Environmental Academic Award

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Professor Wonyong Choi – of POSTECH’s Division of Environmental Science and Engineering, and Department of Chemical Engineering – won the Doosan Yonkang Environmental Academic Award from the Doosan Yonkang Foundation.

Professor Choi was selected as the winner of this award for his contribution to developing a new photocatalyst air purification technology by publishing a paper on the development of indoor air purifiers using titanium dioxide nanotube photocatalytic filters. He has also won the Korea Engineering Award in 2018 and the Korean Society of Environmental Engineers’ Academic Award in 2019 for strengthening the foundation of environmental and energy technologies using photocatalysts.

The awards ceremony took place on November 11 at the Korean Society of Environmental Engineers conference held at the Shinhwa World on Jeju Island.