Dr. Kyoung-woong Kim

Prof. Kyoung-woong Kim

Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Korea (South)



1993 Ph.D., University of London

1989 M.Sc., Seoul National University

1987 B.Sc., Seoul National University

Publications (Selected)

  1. Anaerobic, nitrate-dependent oxidation of pyrite nanoparticles by thiobacillus denitrificans, Environmental Science and Technology 46 (4), pp. 2095-2101, 2012
  2. The 2010 Korean soil preservation act: Will stabilization techniques still be feasible, Geochemistry Journal 46, pp. e17-e19, 2012
  3. Arsenic stabilization in mine tailings using nano-sized-magnetite and zero valent iron with the enhancement of mobility by surface coating, Journal of Geochemical Exploration 113, pp. 124-129, 2012
  4. Ex-situ field application of electrokinetics for remediation of shooting-range soil, Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 34 (SUPPL. 1), pp. 151-159, 2012
  5. Stabilization of the As-contaminated soil from the metal mining areas in Korea, Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 34 (SUPPL. 1), pp. 143-149, 2012
  6. Surveillance on chronic arsenic exposure in the Mekong River basin of  Cambodia using different biomarkers, Inthernational Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health 215 (1), pp. 51-58
  7. Prediction of contamination potential of groundwater arsenic in Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand using artificial neural network, Water Research, 45 (17), pp. 5535-5544, 2011
  8. Stabilization of arsenic-contaminated mine tailings using natural and calcined oyster shells, Environmental Earth Sciences 64 (3), pp. 597-605, 2011
  9. Daily  intake and human risk assessment of organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) based on Cambodian market basket data,  Journal of Hazardous Materials 192 (3), pp. 1441-144, 2011
  10. Arsenic stabilization in mine tailings using nano-sized magnetite and zero valent iron with the enhancement of mobility by surface coating, Journal of Geochemical Exploration. Article in Press, 2011
  11. Community exposure to arsenic in the Mekong river delta, Southern Vietnam, Journal of Environmental Monitoring 13 (7), pp. 2025-2032, 2011
  12. Reduction and adsorption mechanisms of selenate by zero-valent iron and related iron corrosion Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 104 (1-2), pp. 185-192, 2011
  13. Implications of rainfall variablility for seasonality and climate-induced risks concerning surface water quality in East Asia,  Journal of Hydrology 400 (3-4), pp. 323-332 , 2011
  14. Development of water quality indexes to identify pollutants in vietnam's surface water, Journal of Environmental Engineering 137 (4), pp. 273-283, 2011
  15. Arsenic geochemistry and human health in South East Asia, Reviews on Environmental Health 26 (1), pp. 71-78, 2011
  16. Effects of pH and dissolved oxygen on Cr(VI) removal in Fe(0)/H2O systems, Journal of Hazardous Materials 186 (1), pp. 855-862, 2011
  17. Contamination by arsenic and other trace elements of tube-well water along the Mekong River in Lao PDR, Environmental Pollution 159 (2), pp. 567-576 , 2011
  18. Phan, K., Sthiannopkao, S., Kim, K.W., Wong, M.H., Sao, V., Hashim, J.H., Yasin, M. and Aljunid, S. (2010) Health risk assessment of inorganic arsenic intake of Cambodia residents through groundwater drinking pathway, Water Res. (in press)
  19. Jin-Soo Chang, Se-Yong Lee and Kyoung-Woong Kim (2010) Arsenic in an As-contaminated abandoned mine was mobilized from fern-rhizobium to frond-bacteria via the ars gene, Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering. (in press)
  20. Pham Thi Minh Hanh, Nguyen Viet Anh, Dang The Ba, Suthipong Sthiannopkao and Kyoung-Woong Kim (2010) Analysis of Variation and Relation of Climate, Hydrology and Water Quality in the Lower Mekong River, Wat. Sci. & Tech. (in press)
  21. Thi Hanh Hoang, Sunbaek Bang, Kyoung-WoongKim and My Hoa Nguyen (2010) A Study on arsenic in groundwater and sediment of the Mekong river delta in Vietnam, Environ. Pollut., 158, 2648-2658
  22. Bae, D. Y., Kumar, H.K., Han, J.H., Kim, J.Y., Kim, K.W., Kwon, Y.H. and An, K.G. (2010) Intrgrative ecological health assessments of an acid stream and in situ pilot tests for wastewater treatment, Ecol. Eng., 36(5), 653-663
  23. P.T.M. Hanh, S. Sthiannopkao, K.W. Kim, D.T. Ba and N.Q. Hung (2010) Anthropogenic influence on the surface water quality for the Nhue and Daysub-river system in Vietnam, Environ. Geochem. Health, 32, 227-236
  24. K. Wantala, S. Sthiannopkao, B. Srinameb, N. Grisdanurak and K.W. Kim (2010) Synthesis and characterization of Fe-MCM-41 from rice husk silica by hydrothermal technique for arsenate adsorption, Environ. Geochem. Health, 32, 261-266
  25. P. Chanpiwat, S. Sthiannopkao and K.W. Kim (2010) Metal content and variation in wastewater and biosludge from Bangkok's central wastewater treatment plants, Microchemical Journal, 95, 326-332
  26. Eun-Joung Ko, Kyoung-Woong Kim, Kihong Park, Ju-Yong Kim, Jiwon Kim, Se-Yeong Hamm, Jung-Hwan Lee and Uwe Wachsmuth (2010) Spectroscopic interpretation of PAH-spectra in soil media and its application into soil monitoring, Sensors, 10, 3868-3881
  27. E.Y Choe, F. V. Meer, D. Rossiter, C.V. Salm and K.W. Kim (2010) An alternate method for Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopic determination of soil nitrate using derivative analysis and sample treatments, Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 206, 129-137
  28. C.N. Cuong, J.S. Ra, J. Cho, S.D. Kim, H.K. Choi, J.H. Park, K.W. Kim, E. Inam and S,D, Kim (2010) Estrogenic chemicals and estrogenicity in river waters of South Korea and seven Asian countries, Chemosphere, 78, 286-293
  29. Sthiannopkao, S., Kim, K.W.*, Kyung Hwa Cho, Kitirote Wantala, Sotham, S. and Choup, S. and Joon Ha Kim (2010) Arsenic levels in human hair, Kandal Province, Cambodia: The influence of groundwater arsenic, consumption period, age and gender, Appl. Geochem., 25, 81-90
  30. Keun-Young Lee, Kyoung-Woong Kim and Soon-Oh Kim (2010) Geochemical and microbial effects on the mobilization of arsenic in mine tailing soils, Environ. Geochem. Health, 32, 31-44
  31. J. Kwak, C. Lenth, C. Salb, E.J. Ko, K.W. Kim and K. Park (2009) Quantitative analysis of arsenic in mine tailing soils using double pulse-laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (DP-LIBS), Spect. Acta Part B: Atomic Spectroscopy , 64, 1105-1110
  32. Keun-Young Lee, In-Ho Yoon, Byung-Tae Lee, Soon-Oh Kim, Kyoung-Woong Kim (2009) A novel combination of anaerobic bioleaching and electrokinetics for arsenic removal from mine tailing soil, Env. Sci. & Tech., 43, 9354-9360
  33. Y.H. Kim, Mina Kim, Hyun-Ju Um, S. Bang, Sang-Hee Lee, Suk-Jung Oh, Ji-Hye Han, Jiho Min and K.W. Kim (2009) Arsenic removal from Vietnamese groundwater using arsenic-binding DNA aptamer, Env. Sci. & Tech., 43, 9335-9340
  34. Y.G. Lee, K.-G. An, Phuc Thi Ha, K.Y. Lee, J.-H. Kang, S.M. Cha, K.H. Cho, Y.S. Lee, I.S. Chang, K.-W. Kim and J.H. Kim (2009) Decadal and seasonal scale changes of an artificial lake environment after blocking tidal flows in the Yeongsan Estuary region, Korea, Sci. Tot. Env., 407, 6063-6072
  35. Byung-Tae Lee and Kyoung-Woong Kim* (2009) Lysosomal membrane response of earthworm, Eisenia fetida, to arsenic contamination in soils, Environ. Toxic., 24, 369-376
  36. C.M. Nguyen, S. Bang, J.W. Cho and K.W. Kim* (2009) Performance and mechanism of arsenic removal from water by nanofiltration membranes, Desal., 245, 82-94
  37. Keun-Young Lee, Ki-Rak Kim, Byung-Tae Lee, Ju-Yong Kim, Kyoung-Woong Kim and Soon-Oh Kim (2009) Evaluation on the feasibility of microbially enhanced electrokinetic removal of multiple heavy metals from tailing soil, Sep. Sci. and Tech. 44, 2322-2340
  38. Jin-Soo Chang, In-Ho Yoon and Kyoung-Woong Kim* (2009) Heavy metal and arsenic accumulating fern species as potential ecological indicators in As-contaminated abandoned mines, Ecol. Ind., 9, 1275-1279
  39. E. Choe, K.W. Kim, S. Bang, I.H. Yoon and K.Y. Lee (2009) Qualitative analysis and mapping of heavy metals in an abandoned Au-Ag mine area using NIR spectroscopy, Enviro. Geol.. 58, 477-482
  40. Chang, J.S., Gu, M.B. and Kim, K.W. (2009) Effect of arsenic on p53 mutation and occurrence of teratogenic salamanders: their potential as ecological indicators for arsenic contamination, Chemosphere. 75, 948-954

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