(Polymer Processing Institute, USA)
Dr. Kun Sup Hyun, President Emeritus of the Polymer Processing Institute (PPI) and a former Research Professor in the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological, and Pharmaceutical Engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, was an Invited Honorable Professor at Hannam University in Daejeon Daeduk Techno Valley Campus in Advanced Materials and Processing Department. He is an advisor to Center for Nano-structured Polymer Processing Technology at Seoul National University
He has served as President of PPI from 2001-2007. Before joining PPI and NJIT, he spent nearly 35 years at The Dow Chemical Company as a Senior Research Scientist (Highest Technical position) and Global Technical Leader of Polymer Processing Technology. Dow Chemical honored him by establishing Dow Chemical Engineering Science Polymer Processing Kun Sup Hyun Award, which has been presented to Scientists and Engineers at Dow for several years. He was elected to a Fellow in the Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE) in 1996, and have received Best Paper Awards from the Extrusion Division in 1992, 1999, and 2000. Dr. Hyun received from the Extrusion Division of SPE, a Distinguished Service Award (2001), the Bruce H. Maddock Award in Single Screw Extrusion Technology (2002). Also received SPE International Award in Polymer Engineering and Technology (2007). He holds over 12 U.S. Patents, and have authored over 100 technical publications. He was the Series Editor of "Progress in Polymer Processing" Books in the Polymer Processing Society (1997-2004). He has served on Industrial Technical Advisory Board for Chemical Engineering Department of University of Missouri-Columbia (1998- 2001).