South Korea (Fulbright S&T grantee 2010)
Woo-ram Lee is an International Fulbright Science & Technology Fellow at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is pursuing a Ph.D. in the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department researching synthesis of nanomaterials and their applications in both academia and industry.
A native of South Korea, Woo-ram received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Chemistry from Yonsei University in Seoul. He then worked for 5 years as a research scientist at LG Chem., Ltd., a leading Korean chemical company.
When not researching, Woo-ram enjoys piano; he learned to play from his mother, a pianist, and his favorite composers are Chopin, Liszt, and Paganini. He also works out on a regular basis at a gym and he enjoys swimming and climbing.