Research areas in Haeshin Lee's group are dealing with Design and synthesis functional biomaterials and inspired by mussels and geckos; Development of nano-carriers for a variety of pharmaceuticals; Development of new surface chemistry for material-independent surface modifications; Self-assembly of peptides and proteins; Protein folding in solutions; and development of new gecko-mimetic adhesives.
Soft Nanomaterials Laboratory is the research group led by professor Sang Ouk Kim. The group actively explores block copolymer nanolithography, carbon nanotubes, graphene, and organic solar cells and LEDs.
The Center's primary interest is in bionanotechnology, with a special focus on nanobiochips, nanosystems for drug delivery, single biomolecule engineering, nanobiofactories, bioNEMS, and fundamentals for bionanotechnology.
The CSS was established in 1997 to develop new supramolecular assemblies with desired structures, properties and functions by utilizing the principles of molecular recognition and self assembly. Emphasis is placed on the supramolecular systems that can provide the operating principles of molecular switch, molecular memory, and sensor.