Ki Dong Park, PhD

Ajou Univ


Biosketch: Professor Ki Dong Park, Ph.D, FBSE Ki Dong Park received his B.S. and M.S. at Hanyang University, Korea, and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of Utah (under Professor Sung Wan Kim), USA in 1990. After a postdoctoral training at CCCD in Utah, he worked as a principle research scientist at Korea Institute of Science and Technology from 1991 to 2000. He joined the faculty in the Department of Molecular Science and Technology, Applied Chemistry and Biological Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at Ajou University in 2000. He has been working in many national committees (Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, Ministry of Health and Welfare, and National Research Foundation of Korea) as a chair or member. He has also served as a board member of many biomedical and pharmaceutical societies, and was the president of the Korean Biomaterials Society in 2013. He is an regional editor of Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers and editorial board member of many journals including JBMR;A. He has published over 280 scientific publications, possessed 60 patents, and joined many book chapters. He also received many awards for his contributions to the biomaterial societies and scientific achievements. His research interests are wide-ranging from implants, controlled drug delivery, tissue engineering to regenerative medicine, biomimetic surface modification