Young-Shin Jun, professor of energy, environmental & chemical engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering, was selected to receive the 2020 James M. Lee Memorial Award from the U.S. chapter of the Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers (KIChE).

The award recognizes Korean and Korean-American scientists and engineers who have demonstrated exceptional leadership at the frontiers of scientific knowledge in the field of chemical engineering. Jun, who joined Washington University in St. Louis in 2008, studies environmental nanochemistry to solve global problems in energy and water.

The KlChE is a scientific, engineering and professional organization dedicated to the advancement of the theory and application of chemical engineering technology.

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