Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher jointly advised by Professor John Prineas
Baek's research activities include design, microfabrication, and testing of high performance Sb-based mid-IR emitters.
Past Experience: Research Associate in the department of Electrical Computer Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO (2010.3.1-2016.10.31); Post-doctoral research associate in the department of Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Pittsburgh, PA (2008.8.1-2010.2.28)
Honors and awards: Semester academic honors (tuition waiver in Spring 1996, Fall 1996, Fall 1997, and Spring 1998) from the CNU; Superior recruit medal from the academy of health sciences, Korean army (1993); Principle Investigator, “High efficiency deep green light-emitting diodes based on multi-quantum well/quantum rod assemblies,” $24,000, Korean Research Foundation (KRF), 2008.9.1-2009.8.31.
Degree and institutions: PhD, Materials Science and Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Gwangju, South Korea (2003.3.1-2008.8.20); MS, Materials Science and Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Gwangju, South Korea (2001.3.1-2003.2.28); BA, Physics, Chungnam National University (CNU), Daejeon, South Korea (1992.3.1-2001.2.28, Military service, Korean army: 1993.5.27-1995.7.27).