Seung-Hee Kang

South Korea | Fulbright S&T awardee 2009Stanford University | Geological & Environmental Sciences

profilepickangseung-heeSeung-Hee Kang is pursuing a doctoral degree at Stanford University in Geological & Environmental Sciences. Her current research involves removing the greenhouse gas, CO2, from the atmosphere and storing it underground in the form of mineral by mineral carbonation.

Seung-Hee is from South Korea and prior to being named a recipient of the International Fulbright Science & Technology Award, completed her Bachelor’s degree at Ewha Woman’s University and her Master’s at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) in Environmental Science & Engineering. During undergraduate studies, she conducted research on soil remediation using plants. During her tenure at POSTECH, her research focused on environmental chemistry. At POSTECH, she used iron to degrade carcinogenic aquatic contaminants, which enabled her to complete five papers in leading scientific journals during her Master’s studies.

Upon her return to Korea, Seung-Hee hopes to become a professor and devote her academic passion to solving the world environmental crisis.