Prof. Yoon-Seok Chang

Prof. Yoon-Seok Chang

POSTECH Ocean Science and Technology Institute

Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea


1990  Ph.D., Chemistry and Biochemistry, Oregon State University

1983  M.A., Chemistry, Yonsei University


  1. Jong-Rok Jeon, Eun-Ju Kim, Kumarasamy Murugesan, Hyo-Keun Park, Young-Mo Kim, Jung-Hee Kwon, Wang-Gi Kim, Ji-Yeon Lee and Yoon-Seok Chang Laccase-catalysed polymeric dye synthesis from plant-derived phenols for potential application in hair dyeing: Enzymatic colourations driven by homo- or hetero-polymer synthesis, 2010.Microbial Biotechnology (2010.05) 3:3 324-335.
  2. Qin Wu, Song-Yee Baek, Mingliang Fang, Yoon-Seok ChangIndoor air 2010. Distribution and fate of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in indoor environments of elementary schools, (2010.06) 20:3 263-270.
  3. Song-Yee, Choi, Sung-Deuk, Park, Hyokeun, Kang, Jung-Ho, Chang, Yoon-Seok. Spatial and seasonal distribution of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) in the vicinity of an iron and steel making plant Back, Environmental Science and Technology (2010.04) 44:8 3035-3040.
  4. Varima Bokare, Kumarasamy Murugesan, Young-Mo Kim, Jong-Rok Jeon, Eun-Ju Kim and Yoon Seok Chang Degradation of triclosan by an integrated nano-bio redox process. Bioresource technology (2010.08) 101:16 6354-6360.
  5. KoreansKeon-Yeop Kim, Dong-Sun Kim, Sung-Kook Lee, In-Kyu Lee, Jung-Ho Kang, Yoon-Seok Chang, David R. Jacobs, Jr., Michael Steffes, and Duk-Hee Lee. Association of low-dose exposure to persistent organic pollutants with global DNA hypomethylation in healthy. Environmental Health Perspectives (2010.03) 118:3 370-374.
  6. H.-K. Son, S.-A. Kim, J.-H. Kang, Y.-S. Chang, S.-K. Park, S.-K. Lee, D.R. Jacobs Jr., D.-H. Lee .Strong associations between low-dose organochlorine pesticides and type 2 diabetes in Korea Environement International (2010.07) 36:5 410-414.
  7. Eun-Ju Kim, Jong-Rok Jeon, Young-Mo Kim, Kumarasamy Murugesan1 and Yoon-Seok Chang.Mineralization and transformation of monofluorophenols by Pseudonocardia benzenivorans, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology (2010.07) 87:4 1567-1577.
  8. Ehsanul Kabir, Ki-Hyun Kim, Ji-Won Ahn, One-Feel Hong, Yoon-Seok Chang. Offensive odorants released from stormwater catch basins (SCB) in an urban area. Chemosphere (In press), 2010.
  9. Young-Mo Kima, Murugesan Kumarasamy, Stefan Schmidt, Varima Bokare, Jong-Rok Jeon, Eun-Ju Kim and Yoon-Seok Chang. riclosan susceptibility and co-metabolism a comparison for three aerobic pollutant-degrading bacteria, Bioresource technology (In press), 2010.
  10. Lee Jae-Min, Kim Ji-Hun,Chang Yoon-Young, Chang Yoon-Seok. Steel dust catalysis for Fenton-like oxidation of Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins. Journal of Hazardous Materials (2009.04) 163;1 222-230.
  11. Hyokeun, Ikonomou, Michael G, Kim Hee-Sun, Choi Jong-Woo.Chang Dioxins and Dioxin-like PCBs Profiles in the Serum of Industrial Complex and Municipal Waste Incinerator Workers in KoreaPark. Environmental International (2009.04) 35;3 580-587.
  12. Gi Ho Jeong, Hyun Jeong Kim, Ji Youn Moon, Sung Ki Jeon, Chang-Han Joo, Kyunghee Choi, Yoon-Seok. Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans and biphenyls in crucian carp (Carassius auratus) from rivers in Korea from 2000 to 2004. ChangChemosphere (2009.05) 75;9 1221-1225.
  13. Kim Young-Mo, Jeon Jong-Rok, Murugessan Kumarasamy, Kim Eun-Ju, Chang Yoon-Seok. Biodegradation of 1,4-dioxane and transformation of related cyclic compounds by a newly isolated Mycobacterium sp. PH-06. Biodegradation (2009.07) 20;4 511-519.
  14. Murugessan Kumarasamy; Kim Young-Mo; Jeon Jong-Rok, Chang Yoon-Seok. Effect of metal ions on reactive dye decolorization by laccase from Ganoderma lucidum. Journal of hazardous materials (2009.08) 30;1 523-529.
  15. Jin Guang-Zhu, Lee Se-Jin, Park Hyo-Geun, Lee Ji-Eun, Shin Sun-Kyoung, Chang Yoon-Seok. Characteristics and emission factors of PCDD/Fs in various industrial wastes in South Korea. Chemosphere (2009.05) 75;9 1226-1231.
  16. Kim Ji-Hun, Tratnyek Paul, Kim Jae-Hwan, Chang Yoon-Seok. Modeling the Reductive Dechlorination of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-Dioxins: Kinetics, Pathway, an Equivalent ToxicityKim. Environmental Science and Technology (2009.07) 43;14 5327-5332.
  17. Jeon Jong-Rok, Kim Eun-Ju, Kim Young-Mo, Murugesan Kumarasamy, Kim Jae-Hwan, Chang Yoon-Seok. Use of grape seed and its natural polyphenol extracts as a natural organic coagulant for removal of cationic dyes. Chemosphere (2009.11) 77:8 1090-1098.
  18. Lee Se-Jin, Ale Debaki, Chang Yoon-Seok, Oh Jeong-Eun, ShinSun Kyoung. Seasonal and particle size-dependent variations in gas/particle partitioning of PCDD/Fs. Environmental Pollution. (2008.05) 153, 215-222.
  19. Jin, Guang-Zhu; Lee, Se-Jin, Kang, Jung-Ho, Chang, Yoon-Seok, Chang, Yoon-Young. Suppressing effect of goethite catalyst on PCDD/F and hexachlorobenzene emissions from plastic materials incineration. Chemosphere. (2008.02) 70, 1568-1576.
  20. Kim Ji-Hun, TratnyekPaul G.,Chang Yoon-Seok. Rapid dechlorination of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs) by bimetallic and nano-sized zerovalent iron. Environmental Science and Technology, (2008.05), 42,4106-4112.
  21. Choi Sung-Deuk, Baek Song-Yee, Chang Yoon-Seok. Atmospheric levels and distribution of PCBs and PBDEs in the vicinity of an iron and steel making plant. Atmospheric Environment, (2008.03), 42, 2479-2488.
  22. Nam In-Hyun, Kim Young-Mo, Murugesan Kumarasamy, Jeon Jong-Rok, Chang Yoon-Young, Chang Yoon-Seok. Bioremediation of PCDD/Fs-contaminated municipal solid waste incinerator fly ash by a potent microbial biocatalyst. Journal of Hazardous Materials, (2008), 157:114-121.