MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

American Chemical Society
Materials Research Society 
Society of Rheology
The Korean Society of Rheology
The Polymer Society of Korea 
The Korean Chemical Society
The Association of Korean Women Scientists and Engineers

WORK EXPERIENCE

2016.9 - current; Senior Facilities Director, The Center for Science and Technology for Advanced Materials and Interfaces

Research Areas:
Education:

Ph.D. in Chemistry (Polymer Rheology, 1986), Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
M.S. in Polymer Science (1985), Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 
M.S. in Chemistry (1978), Sogang University, Seoul, S. Korea
B.S. in Chemistry (1975), Sogang University, Seoul, S. Korea

Awards:

1996 KT (Korean Technology) Certificate & Award, The Ministry of Science and Technology, Korea

1995 The Best Industrial Technology Award (IR52 Jang YoungSil Award), The Ministry of Science and Technology, Korea

  1. Jinxin Fu, Karthik Nayani, Jung Ok Park and Mohan Srinivasarao, “Monodomain Formation of Lyotropic Liquid Crystals in Rectangular Capillaries”, Nature Asia Materials, Accepted
  2. Karthik Nayani, Jinxin Fu, Rui Chang, Jung Ok Park and Mohan Srinivasarao, “New Director Configuration in Tactodial Droplets of Lyotropic Chromonic Liquid Crystals”, PNAS, Accepted
  3. Xuxia Yao, Karthik Nayani, Jung Ok Park, and Mohan Srinivasarao,“Orientational Order of a Lyotropic Chromonic Liquid Crystal measured by Polarized Raman Spectroscopy” J. Phys. Chem. B., 120(19), 4508-4512(2016).
  4. Ping-Hsun Chu, Gang Wang, Boyi Fu, Dalsu Choi, Jung Ok Park, Mohan Srinivasarao and Elsa Reichmanis “Synergistic Effect of Regioregular and Regiorandom Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Blends for High Performance Flexible Organic Field Effect Transistors”, Advanced Electronic Materials, 2 (2), 10.1002/aelm.201500384 (2016)
  5. Cornelia Rosu, Nabil Kleinhenz,,  Dalsu Choi,  Christopher Tassone, Xujun Zhang, Jung Ok Park, Mohan Srinivasarao, Paul Russo, and Elsa Reichmanis, “Protein-assisted Assembly of π-Conjugated Polymers”, Chemistry of Materials, 28 (2), 573-582 (2016)
  6. Jeong Yeon Kim, Karthik Nayani, Hyeon Su Jeong, Hwan-Jin Jeon, Hae-Wook Yoo, Eun Hyung Lee, Jung Ok Park, Mohan Srinivasarao and Hee-Tae Jung, “Macroscopic Alignment of Chromonic Liquid Crystals using Patterened Substrates” PhysicalChemistryChemicalPhysics, 18 (15), 10362-10366 (2016)
  7. Karthik Nayani, Rui Chang, Jinxin Fu, Perry W.Ellis, Alberto Fernandez-Nieves, Jung Ok Park, and Mohan Srinivasarao, “Spontaneous emergence of chirality in achiral lyotropic chromonic liquid crystals confined to cylinders”, Nature Communications, 6, Art. No. 8067 (2015)
  8. Alireza Shams, Xuxia Yao, Jung Ok Park, Mohan Srinivasarao, and Alejandro D. Rey, “Disclination elastica model of loop collision and growth in confined nematic liquid crystals”, Soft Matter, 11(27), 5455-5464 (2015)
  9. Nabil Kleinhenz, Cornelia Rosu, Sourav Chatterjee, Mincheol Chang, Karthik Nayani, Zongzhe Xue, Eugenia Kim, Jamilah Middlebrooks, Paul S. Russo, Jung Ok Park, Mohan Srinivasarao, and Elsa Reichmanis, “Liquid Crystalline Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Solutions Revisited: Role of Time-Dependent Self-Assembly”, Chemistry of Materials, 27(7), 2687-2694 (2015)
  10. Alireza Shams, Xuxia Yao, Jung Ok Park, Mohan Srinivasarao, and Alejandro D. Rey, “Theory and simulation of ovoidal disclination loops in nematic liquid crystals under conical confinement”, Liquid Crystals, 42(4), 506-519 (2015)
  11. Ping-Hsun Chu, Lei Zhang, Nicholas S. Colella, Boyi Fu, Jung Ok Park, Mohan Srinivasarao, Alejandro L. Briseno, and Elsa Reichmanis, “Enhanced Mobility and Effective Control of Threshold Voltage in P3HT-Based Field-Effect Transistors via Inclusion of Oligothiophenes”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 7(12), 6652-6660 (2015)
  12. Alireza Shams, Xuxia Yao, Jung Ok Park, Mohan Srinivasarao, and Alejandro D. Rey, “Nematic Liquid Crystals under Conical Capillary Confinement: Theoretical Study of Geometry Effects on Disclination Lines”, Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 312(1), 56-63 (2015)
  13. Vivek Sharma , Matija Crne , Jung Ok Park and Mohan Srinivasarao, “Bouligand Structures Underlie Circularly Polarized Iridescence of Scarab Beetles: A Closer View”, Materials Today: Proceedings, 1S, 161–171 ( 2014 ).
  14. Alireza Shams, Xuxia Yao, Jung Ok Park, Mohan Srinivasarao and Alejandro D. Rey, “Theoretical Predictions of Disclination Loop Growth for Nematic Liquid Crystals under Capillary Confinement”, Phys. Rev. E., 90, 042501 (2014)
  15. Alireza Shams, Xuxia Yao, Jung Ok Park, Mohan Srinivasarao and Alejandro D. Rey, “Mechanisms and Shape Predictions of Nematic Disclination Branching Under Conical Confinement”, Soft Matter, 10(18), 3245 (2014)