Dr. Leem

id pictureGyu Leem, Ph. D.

Assistant Professor, Polymer and Environmental Chemistry
Office: 217 Jahn Laboratory
Phone: (315) 470-4920
Email: gyleem@esf.edu


Ph. D. University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 2008
B.S. Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, 2002

Professional Experience

2018 – present: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, SUNY ESF
2016 – 2018: Assistant Professor of Research, University of Texas at San Antonio
2012 – 2016: Postdoctoral Associate, University of Florida
2009 – 2012: Principal Scientist, LG Chem
2008 – 2009: Postdoctoral Fellow, Polytechnic University of Milan
2003 – 2008: Research Assistant, University of Houston

Honors and Awards

NSF Chemical Synthesis Award (2021)

USDA McIntire Stennis Forestry Research Award (2021)

The NYS Center of Excellence in Healthy Water Solutions Award (2020)

Professional Affiliation

2020 – present: Editorial board member, ACS Applied Nano Materials
2020 – present: Adjunct Professor of Chemistry, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea

2020 – present: Adjunct Professor of Energy Materials and Engineering, Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea

2020 – 2021: Guest editor, Sustainable Hydrogen Production, Nano Convergence

2019 – 2020: Topic editor, Catalysis and Photocatalysis Section, Frontiers in Chemistry

Courses Taught

Regular offerings

FCH 221 Organic Chemistry I
FCH 552 Polymer Science: Properties and Technology
FCH 496 Special Problems in Chemistry
FCH 498 Introduction to Research
FCH 796 Special Topics in Chemistry – Principles of Fluorescence Spectroscopy
FCH 798 Research in Chemistry