Soryong Chae

Soryong Chae

Assistant Professor

Engineering Research Cntr

736

CEAS - Environmental Eng & Science - 0012

Education

B.S., INHA University 1998 (Environmental Engineering)

M.S., KAIST 2000 (Civil and Environmental Engineering)

Ph.D., KAIST 2004 (Civil and Environmental Engineering)

Positions and Work Experience

2015 - Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati ,

2010 -2014 Lecturer, University of Sydney ,

2007 -2010 Research Associate, Duke University,

2004 -2006 Post-doctoral Fellow, Hokkaido University,

Research Support

Grant: #URC Faculty Awards AY2015-16 Investigators:Chae, Soryong 05-01-2016 -04-30-2017 UC's University Research Council Design of pre-treatment technologies for bioenergy production from bio-oil wastewater Role:PI $6,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #OSU SUB 60054084 (WRRI-OWDA PRIME) Investigators:Chae, Soryong; Sorial, George 03-01-2016 -02-28-2017 U.S. Geological Survey Prevention of harmful algal blooms through nutrient zero wastewater treatment using a vertical membrane bioreactor with food waste Role:PI $31,956.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #2015 - 2016 Contract Research Agreement Investigators:Chae, Soryong 01-01-2016 -12-31-2016 Korea Institute of Energy Research Development of high performance and anti-fouling graphene nanofiber membranes for clean energy production by reverse electrodialysis Role:PI $84,745.00 Active Level:Foreign Other

Grant: #OSU Ohio Sea Grant sub ODHE Investigators:Chae, Soryong; Dionysiou, Dionysios 04-01-2016 -06-30-2018 Ohio Department of Higher Education Optimization of carbon barriers for effective removal of the dissolved cyanotoxins from Ohio's fresh water Role:PI $104,949.00 Active Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #OSU 60054636 sub ODHE Ohio Sea Grant Investigators:Chae, Soryong; Dionysiou, Dionysios 07-07-2016 -06-30-2018 Ohio Department of Higher Education Kinetic Models for Oxidative Destruction of Cyanotoxins in Raw Drinking Water Role:Collaborator $108,949.00 Active Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #OSU 60057039 sub NOAA NA14OAR4170067 Investigators:Chae, Soryong 09-15-2016 -09-14-2017 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Effects of pH and natural organic matter on degradation kinetics of extracellular cyanotoxins by ultrasound assisted advanced oxidation technologies Role:PI $9,941.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #OSU Sub 60059316 / OWDA 6300 Investigators:Chae, Soryong 03-01-2017 -02-28-2018 Ohio Water Resources Center Design of a self-cleaning membrane assisted bioreactor for enhanced removal of nutrients from wastewater Role:PI $31,424.00 Awarded Level:Institution of Higher Education

Grant: #URC Interdisciplinary AY 2016-17 Investigators:Chae, Soryong 03-28-2017 -06-30-2018 UC's University Research Council Efficient Control of Legionella using a Self-Cleaning Carbon Nanotube Membrane for Health Care Water Systems Role:PI $49,949.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #2017 Contract Research Agmt Investigators:Chae, Soryong 05-23-2017 -12-31-2017 Korea Institute of Energy Research Development and optimization of redox-couples and carbon nanofiber electrodes in reverse electrodialysis for clean energy production Role:PI $62,500.00 Active Level:Foreign Institution of Higher Education

Grant: #2018 Contract Research Agmt Investigators:Chae, Soryong 01-01-2018 -12-31-2018 Korea Institute of Energy Research Development and optimization of redox-couples and carbon nanofiber electrodes in reverse electrodialysis for clean energy production Role:PI $65,421.00 Awarded Level:Foreign Institution of Higher Education

Grant: #Chae- Faculty Bridge Program Investigators:Chae, Soryong 08-01-2018 -03-31-2019 UC's Research Support Multi-functional Carbon Nanotube Membranes for Sustainable Wastewater Recycling Chae- Faculty Bridge Program Role:PI $15,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #Multi-functional Carbon Nanotube Membranes for Sustainable Wastewater Investigators:Chae, Soryong 06-01-2018 -01-31-2019 UC's Research Support Multi-functional Carbon Nanotube Membranes for Sustainable Wastewater Recycling Role:PI $15,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #2019 Sponsored Research Agreement Investigators:Chae, Soryong 05-01-2019 -04-30-2020 National Research Foundation of Korea Advanced Water and Wastewater Treatment using Hybrid Membrane Technologies Role:PI $215,000.00 Awarded Level:Foreign Non-Profit

Grant: #R40526 Investigators:Chae, Soryong; Prasath, Surya; Priye, Aashish 10-01-2019 -03-31-2020 UC's Urban Futures Digital Futures Anchor Development Program Drone-based DNA Analysis Role:Collaborator $10,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #CBET-2028625 (COVID-19) Investigators:Chae, Soryong; Shanov, Vesselin 06-01-2020 -05-31-2021 National Science Foundation RAPID: Design, Fabrication, and Testing a Prototype of Heatable Face Mask for Preventing Respiratory Diseases Contracted through Airborne Pathogens Role:Collaborator $199,997.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #60075656 / 8293 OWDA Investigators:Chae, Soryong 03-01-2020 -02-28-2021 Ohio Water Development Authority Efficient removal of emerging per- and poly-fluoroalkyl contaminants using electrically heatable carbon nanotube hollow fiber membrane distillation Role:PI $27,654.00 Awarded Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #DOE - Berkeley National Lab DE-FOA-0001905 NAWI Investigators:Chae, Soryong; Dionysiou, Dionysios 06-01-2020 -05-31-2025 Department of Energy National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) Role:Collaborator $156,349.00 Active Level:Federal

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Chae, So-Ryong; Noeiaghaei, Tahereh; Jang, Hee-Chan; Sahebi, Soleyman; Jassby, David; Shon, Ho-Kyong; Park, Pyung-Kyu; Kim, Jong-Oh; Park, Jin-Soo (2015. ) Effects of natural organic matter on separation of the hydroxylated fullerene nanoparticles by cross-flow ultrafiltration membranes from water .Separation and Purification Technology, , 140 (4-5 ) ,61-68

Chae, So-Ryong; Chung, Jin-Ho; Heo, Yong-Rok; Kang, Seok-Tae; Lee, Sang-Min; Shin, Hang-Sik (2015. ) Full-Scale Implementation of a Vertical Membrane Bioreactor for Simultaneous Removal of Organic Matter and Nutrients from Municipal Wastewater .Water, , 7 (3 ) ,1164-1172

Kaur, Prabhsharan; Shin, Mun-Sik; Chae, So-Ryong; Kang, Moon-Sung; Park, Jin-Soo; Singh Sekhon, Satpal (2015. ) Functionalization of multiwall carbon nanotubes with nitrogen containing polyelectrolyte by a simple method .Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, , 85 (3 ) ,155-159

Zhou, Zhongbo; Meng, Fangang; He, Xiang; Chae, So-Ryong; An, Yujia; Jia, Xiaoshan (2015. ) Metaproteomic Analysis of Biocake Proteins To Understand Membrane Fouling in a Submerged Membrane Bioreactor .Environmental Science & Technology, , 49 (2 ) ,1068-1077

Kang, Seoktae; Chae, So-Ryong; Jang, Am; Kim, Jong-Oh (2015. ) Modeling of a monopolar ion-exchange membrane for nutrient salts removal .Desalination and Water Treatment, , 53 (10 ) ,2825-2830

Kaur, Prabhsharan; Shin, Mun-Sik; Sharma, Neha; Kaur, Namarta; Joshi, Anjali; Chae, So-Ryong; Park, Jin-Soo; Kang, Moon-Sung; Sekhon, Satpal Singh (2015. ) Non-covalent functionalization of graphene with poly(diallyl dimethylammonium) chloride: Effect of a non-ionic surfactant .International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, , 40 (3 ) ,1541-1547

Heidarpour, Farideh; Shi, Jeffrey; Chae, So-Ryong (2015. ) Recycling of coal seam gas-associated water using vacuum membrane distillation .Water Science and Technology, , 72 (6 ) ,908-916

Noeiaghaei, T.; Yun, J.-H.; Nam, S. W.; Zoh, K. D.; Gomes, V. G.; Kim, J. O.; Chae, S. R. (2015. ) The influence of geometrical characteristics on the photocatalytic activity of TiO2 nanotube arrays for degradation of refractory organic pollutants in wastewater .Water Science and Technology, , 71 (9 ) ,1301-1309

Chung, Jinwook; Kim, Minseok; Chae, So-Ryong; Kim, Jong-Oh (2015. ) Treatment and reuse of electronic wastewater using activated carbon based solid-phase advanced oxidation process .Desalination and Water Treatment, , 54 (4-5 ) ,1038-1043

Lee, Jieun; Ye, Yun; Ward, Antony J.; Zhou, Cuifeng; Chen, Vicki; Minett, Andrew I.; Lee, Sanghyup; Liu, Zongwen; Chae, So-Ryong; Shi, Jeffrey (2016. ) High flux and high selectivity carbon nanotube composite membranes for natural organic matter removal .Separation and Purification Technology, , 163 (10 ) ,109-119

Lee, Su-Yoon; Jeong, Ye-Jin; Chae, So-Ryong; Yeon, Kyeong-Ho; Lee, Yunkyu; Kim, Chan-Soo; Jeong, Nam-Jo; Park, Jin-Soo (2016. ) Porous carbon-coated graphite electrodes for energy production from salinity gradient using reverse electrodialysis .Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, , 91 (10 ) ,34-40

Noeiaghaei, Tahereh; Mukherjee, Abhijit; Dhami, Navdeep; Chae, So-Ryong (2017. ) Biogenic deterioration of concrete and its mitigation technologies .Construction and Building Materials, , 149 (46 ) ,575-586

Meng, Fangang; Zhang, Shaoqing; Oh, Yoontaek; Zhou, Zhongbo; Shin, Hang-Sik; Chae, So-Ryong (2017. ) Fouling in membrane bioreactors: An updated review .Water Research, , 114 (10 ) ,151-180

Alvarez, Noe T.; Noga, Ryan; Chae, So-Ryong; Sorial, George A.; Ryu, Hodon; Shanov, Vesselin (2017. ) Heatable carbon nanotube composite membranes for sustainable recovery from biofouling .Biofouling, , 33 (10 ) ,847-854

Nam, Seung-Woo; Yoon, Yeomin; Chae, Soryong; Kang, Joo-Hyon; Zoh, Kyung-Duk (2017. ) Removal of Selected Micropollutants During Conventional and Advanced Water Treatment Processes .Environmental Engineering Science, , 34 (10 ) ,752-761

Jung, Yongmoon; Alayande, Abayomi Babatunde; Chae, Soryong; Kim, In S. (2018. ) Applications of nisin for biofouling mitigation of reverse osmosis membranes .Desalination, , 429 (46 ) ,52-59

Oh, Yoontaek; Jeong, Yejin; Han, Soo-Jin; Kim, Chan-Soo; Kim, Hanki; Han, Ji-Hyung; Hwang, Kyo-Sik; Jeong, Namjo; Park, Jin-Soo; Chae, Soryong (2018. ) Effects of Divalent Cations on Electrical Membrane Resistance in Reverse Electrodialysis for Salinity Power Generation .Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, , 57 (46 ) ,15803-15810

Martin, Elisabeth; Lalley, Jacob; Wang, Wenhu; Nadagouda, Mallikarjuna N.; Sahle-Demessie, Endalkachew; Chae, So-Ryong (2018. ) Phosphate recovery from water using cellulose enhanced magnesium carbonate pellets: Kinetics, isotherms, and desorption .Chemical Engineering Journal, , 352 (46 ) ,612-624

Chae, Soryong; Noeiaghaei, Tahereh; Oh, Yoontaek; Kim, In S.; Park, Jin-Soo (2019. ) Effective removal of emerging dissolved cyanotoxins from water using hybrid photocatalytic composites .Water Research, , 149 (3 ) ,421-431

Oh, Yoontaek; Noga, Ryan; Shanov, Vesselin; Ryu, Hodon; Chandra, Harish; Yadav, Brijesh; Yadav, Jagjit; Chae, Soryong (2019. ) Electrically heatable carbon nanotube point-of-use filters for effective separation and in-situ inactivation of Legionella pneumophila .Chemical Engineering Journal, , 366 (3 ) ,21-26

Choi, Jongmoon; Oh, Yoontaek; Chae, Soryong; Hong, Seungkwan (2019. ) Membrane capacitive deionization-reverse electrodialysis hybrid system for improving energy efficiency of reverse osmosis seawater desalination .Desalination, , 462 (3 ) ,19-28

Alayande, Abayomi Babatunde; Chae, Soryong; Kim, In S. (2019. ) Surface morphology-dependent spontaneous bacterial behaviors on graphene oxide membranes .Separation and Purification Technology, , 226 (3 ) ,68-74

Carlson, Kelsie M.; Boczek, Laura A.; Chae, Soryong; Ryu, Hodon (2020. ) Legionellosis and Recent Advances in Technologies for Legionella Control in Premise Plumbing Systems: A Review .Water, , 12 (3 ) ,676

Shin, Mun-Sik; Lim, Seohee; Park, Jong-Hyeok; Kim, Hyoung-Juhn; Chae, Soryong; Park, Jin-Soo (2020. ) Thermally crosslinked and quaternized polybenzimidazole ionomer binders for solid alkaline fuel cells .International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, , 45 (20 ) ,11773-11783

Book Chapter

So-Ryong Chae, Ernest M. Hotze, and Mark R. Wiesner (2014 ) Possible applications of fullerene nanomaterials in water treatment and reuse Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water .New York, U.S.A, William Andrew Publishing

So-Ryong Chae, Yong-tae Ahn, Yuhoon Hwang, Duksoo Jang, Fangang Meng, Jeffrey Shi, Sang-Hyup Lee, and Hang-Sik Shin (2014 ) Advanced Wastewater Treatment using MBRs: Nutrient Removal and Disinfection Membrane Biological Reactors: Theory, Modelling, Design, Management and Applications to Wastewater Reuse .London, UK , IWA Publishing

S. R. Chae, E. M. Hotze, M. R. Wiesner (2009 ) Possible applications of fullerene nanomaterials in water treatment and reuse Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water .New York, U.S.A, William Andrew Publishing

S. R. Chae, Y. T. Ahn, C. W. Suh, H. S. Shin (2006 ) Characteristics of nutrient removal and behaviors of intercellular materials and population dynamics of microorganisms in a vertical submerged membrane bioreactor Trends in Biotechnology Research .New York, U.S.A, NOVA Science Publisher

Honors and Awards

2016 Certificate of Appreciation Division of Environmental Chemistry, ACS

2014 Dean’s Award for Outstanding Teaching, Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology University of Sydney

2013 Best Paper Presentation Award Korea Society of Environmental Engineers

2010 Certificate of Merit Division of Environmental Chemistry, ACS

2005 Outstanding Poster Award, Particle Separation 2005 International Water Association

2003 Best Paper Presentation Award Korea Society of Environmental Engineers

2001 Best Paper Presentation Award Korea Society of Environmental Engineers

1998 Valedictorian Department of Environmental Engineering, INHA University

2019 Research Award for Early-Career Faculty, CEAS, University of Cincinnati

Patents and Inventions

KR2012046838-A and KR1276499-B1 Apparatus, useful for treating water, comprises a settling tank for precipitating aggregate or solid material in the condensed water in which the flocculation process is completed, and a separating tank comprising two-stage filter membrane CHAE S R, KIM S J, KIM K T, Awarded 2012

KR2012045326-A and KR1210205-B1 Separation membrane cleaning device, has blocking plate provided with variable plate that is formed with acid hole, and sealing space part adhered with fixing plate corresponding to acid hole KIM S J, AHN C H, YIM S K, KIM K T, KANG M S, CHAE K J, CHAE S R, Awarded 2012

KR2012044598-A and KR1172198-B1 Inclined plate type settling basin for improving efficiency of liquid and solid separation, has flux that is reduced when residence time of flowed raw water is increased between raw water inlet and slope precipitate module CHAE S R, KANG M S, KIM K T, Awarded 2012

KR2011049726-A and KR1169877-B1 Determination of condition of advanced oxidation process involves adjusting oxidation condition to make measured final process concentration of p-chlorobenzoic acid similar to final calculation concentration of p-chlorobenzoic acid CHAE S R, YIM S K, MOON J H, CHO M, KIM J H, RYONG C S, GYUN I S, HUI M J, HONG K J, Awarded 2011

KR2005081766-A and KR622992-B1 Continuous photo bioreactor for carbon dioxide removal to inhibit global warming and mass-production of microalgae SHIN H S, CHAE S R, Awarded 2005

KR2005048045-A and KR540549-B1 Advanced wastewater treatment apparatus of which size can be reduced by vertically constructing structure of membrane bio-reactor such that anoxic tank and aeration tank are vertically arranged CHAE S R, CHUNG J H, HEO Y R, KANG S T, LEE E S, LEE S M, SHIN H S, Awarded 2005

KR2004072385-A Condensate water containing organic acid derived from organic waste and using method thereof CHAE S R, MIN B U, SHIN H S, YOUN J H, 2004