Soryong Chae

Soryong Chae

Asst 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)

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

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

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

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

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

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

Jinwook Chung, Minseok Kim, So-Ryong Chae, Jong-Oh Kim (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

T. Noeiaghaei, J. H. Yun, S. W. Nam, K. D. Zoh, V. G. Gomes, J. O. Kim, S. R. Chae (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

Hyun-Chul Kim, Jin Hyung Noh, So-Ryong Chae, Jaewon Choi, Yunho Lee, Sung-Kyu Maeng (2015. )A multi-parametric approach assessing microbial viability and organic matter characteristics during managed aquifer recharge .Science of the Total Environment, ,524-525 ,290-299

S. R. Chae, J. H. Chung, Y. R. Heo, S. T. Kang, S. M. Lee, and H. S. Shin (2015. )Full-scale implementation of a vertical membrane bioreactor for simultaneous removal of organic and nutrients from municipal wastewater .Water, ,7 (3 ),1164-1172

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

Prabhsharan Kaur, Mun-Sik Shin, Neha Sharma, Namarta Kaur, Anjali Joshi, So-Ryong Chae, Jin-Soo Park, Moon-Sung Kang, Satpal Singh Sekhon (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

So-Ryong Chae, Tahereh Noeiaghaei, Hee-Chan Jang, Soleyman Sahebi, David Jassby, Ho-Kyong Shon, Pyung-Kyu Park, Jong-Oh Kim, and Jin-Soo Park (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 ,61-68

Zhongbo Zhou, Fangang Meng, Xiang He, So-Ryong Chae, Yujia An, and Xiaoshan Jia (2015. )Metaproteomic analysis of biocake proteins to understand membrane fouling in a submerged membrane bioreactor .Environmental Science & Technology, ,49 (2 ),1068-1077

Tahereh Noeiaghaei, Jong-Oh Kim, and So-Ryong Chae (2014. )Recent advances in nano-hybrid membranes for advanced water treatment .Current Organic Chemistry, ,18 (18 ),2381-2404

So-Ryong Chae, Dana E. Hunt, Kaoru Ikuma, Sungwoo Yang, Jinhyun Cho, Claudia K. Gunsch, Jie Liu, and Mark R. Wiesner (2014. )Aging of C60 Fullerene Nanoparticles in Water .Water Research, ,65 ,282-289

Emma Jeong, Wan-Tack Im, Dong-Hoon Kim, Mi-Sun Kim, Seoktae Kang, Hang-Sik Shin and So-Ryong Chae (2014. )Different susceptibilities of bacterial community to silver nanoparticles in wastewater treatment systems .Journal of Environmental Science and Health - Part A, ,49 ,687-695

S. R. Chae, E. M. Hotze, A. R. Badireddy, S. Lin, J. O. Kim, M. R. Wiesner (2013. )Environmental Implications and Applications of Carbon Nanomaterials in Water Treatment .Water Science and Technology, ,67 (11 ),2582-2586

Xiaoshuang Yang, Jieun Lee, Lixiang Yuan, So-Ryong Chae, Vanessa K. Peterson, Andrew I. Minett, Yongbai Yin, Andrew T. Harris (2013. )Removal of natural organic matters in water using functionalised carbon nanotube buckypaper .Carbon, ,59 ,160-166

S. R. Chae, Y. Xiao, S. Lin, T. Noeiaghaei, J. O. Kim, M. R. Wiesner (2012. )Effects of humic acid and electrolytes on photocatalytic reactivity and transport of carbon nanoparticle aggregates in water .Water Research, ,46 (13 ),4053-4062

Liwei Zhang, So-Ryong Chae, Zachary Hendren, Jin-Soo Park, and Mark R. Wiesner (2012. )Recent advances in proton exchange membranes for fuel cell applications .Chemical Engineering Journal, ,204-206 ,87-97

Zhongbo Zhou, Fangang Meng, So-Ryong Chae, Guocheng Huang, Wenjie Fu, Xiaoshan Jia, Shiyu Li, and Guang-Hao Chen (2012. )Microbial Transformation of Biomacromolecules in a Membrane Bioreactor: Implications for Membrane Fouling Investigation .PLoS ONE, ,7 (8 ),

Benjamin Espinasse, So-Ryong Chae, Cyril Marconnet, Claire Coulombel, Claire Mizutani, Malik Djafer, Veronique Heim, and Mark R. Wiesner (2012. )Comparison of chemical cleaning reagents and characterization of foulants of nanofiltration membranes used in surface water treatment .Desalination, ,296 ,1-6

Fangang Meng, So-Ryong Chae, Hang-Sik Shin, Fenglin Yang, and Zhongbo Zhou (2012. )Recent advances in membrane bioreactors: Configuration development, pollutant elimination, and sludge reduction .Environmental Engineering Science, ,29 (3 ),139-160

Liwei Zhang, So-Ryong Chae, Shihong Lin, and Mark R. Wiesner (2012. )Proton-conducting composite membranes derived from ferroxane-polyvinyl alcohol complex .Environmental Engineering Science, ,29 (2 ),124-132

Gregory V. Lowry, Benjamin P. Espinasse, Appala Raju Badireddy, Curtis J. Richardson, Brian C. Reinsch, Lee D. Bryant, Audrey Bone, Amrika Deonarine, So-Ryong Chae, Mathieu Therezien, Benjamin P. Colman, Heileen Hsu-Kim, Emily S. Bernhardt, Cole W. Matson, Mark R. Wiesner (2012. )Long-Term Transformation and Fate of Manufactured Ag Nanoparticles in a Simulated Large Scale Freshwater Emergent Wetland .Environmental Science & Technology, ,46 (13 ),7027-7036

E. Jeong, S. R. Chae, S. T. Kang, H. S. Shin (2012. )Effects of silver nanoparticles on biological nitrogen removal processes .Water Science & Technology, ,65 (7 ),1298-1303

S. R. Chae, M. Therezien, J. F. Budarz, L. Wessel, S. Lin, Y. Xiao, and M. R. Wiesner (2011. )Comparison of the photosensitivity and bacterial toxicity of spherical and tubular fullerenes of variables aggregate size .Journal of Nanoparticle Research, ,13 ,5121-5127

Yao Xiao, So-Ryong Chae, Mark R. Wiesner (2011. )Quantification of fullerene (C60) in aqueous samples and use of C70 as surrogate standard .Chemical Engineering Journal, ,170 ,555-561

H. A. Shawky, S. R. Chae, S. Lin, M. R. Wiesner (2011. )Synthesis and characterization of a carbon nanotube/polymer nanocomposite membrane for water treatment .Desalination, ,272 (1-3 ),46-50

S. R. Chae, Y. Watanabe, M. R. Wiesner (2011. )Comparative photochemical reactivity of spherical and tubular fullerene nanoparticles in water under ultraviolet (UV) irradiation .Water Research, ,45 (1 ),308-314

S. R. Chae, A. R. Badireddy, S. Lin, Y. Xiao, J. F. Budarz, M. Therezien, M. R. Wiesner (2010. )Heterogeneities in fullerene nanoparticle aggregates affecting reactivity, bioactivity, and transport .ACS Nano, ,4 (9 ),5011-5018

S. R. Chae, E. M. Hotze, Y. Xiao, J. Rose, M. R. Wiesner (2010. )Comparison of methods for fullerene detection and measurements of reactive oxygen production in cosmetic products .Environmental Engineering Science, ,27 (9 ),797-804

D. Jassby, S. R. Chae, Z. Hendren, M. R. Wiesner (2010. )Membrane filtration of fullerene nanoparticle suspensions: Effects of derivatization, pressure and electrolyte concentration .Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, ,346 (2 ),296-302

S. R. Chae, E. M. Hotze, M. R. Wiesner (2009. )Evaluation of the oxidation of organic compounds by aqueous suspensions of photosensitized hydroxylated-C60 fullerene aggregates .Environmental Science & Technology, ,43 (16 ),6208-6213

S. R. Chae, H. Yamamura, B. Choi, Y. Watanabe (2009. )Fouling characteristics of pressurized and submerged PVDF (polyvinylidene fluoride) microfiltrration membranes in a pilot-scale drinking water production system under low and high turbidity conditions .Desalination, ,244 ,215-226

F. Meng, S. R. Chae, A. Drews, M. Kraume, H. S. Shin, F. Yang (2009. )Recent advances in membrane bioreactors (MBRs): Membrane fouling and membrane material .Water Research, ,43 ,1489-1512

S. R. Chae, S. Wang, Z. Hendren, M. R. Wiesner, Y. Watanabe, C. K. Gunsch (2009. )Effects of fullerene nanoparticles on Escherichia coli K12 respiratory activity in aqueous suspension and potential use for membrane biofouling control .Journal of Membrane Science, ,329 ,68-74

S. R. Chae, H. Yamamura, K. Ikeda, Y. Watanabe (2008. )Comparison of fouling characteristics of two different poly-vinylidene fluoride microfiltration membranes in a pilot-scale drinking water treatment system using pre-coagulation/sedimentation, sand filtration and chlorination .Water Research, ,42 ,2029-2042

S. R. Chae, S. T. Kang, S. M. Lee, E. S. Lee, S. E. Oh, Y. Watanabe, H. S. Shin (2007. )High reuse potential of effluent from an innovative vertical membrane bioreactor treating municipal wastewater .Desalination, ,202 (1-3 ),83-89

Y. T. Ahn, S.T. Kang, S. R. Chae, C. Y. Lee, B. U. Bae, H. S. Shin (2007. )Simultaneous High-Strength Organic and Nitrogen Removal with combined Anaerobic Upflow Bed Filter and Aerobic Membrane Bio-reactor (UBF-MBR) .Desalination, ,202 (1-3 ),114-121

S. T. Kang, W.T. Lee, S. R. Chae, H. S. Shin (2007. )Positive roles of biofilm during the operation of membrane bioreactor for water reuse .Desalination, ,202 (1-3 ),129-134

S. R. Chae and H. S. Shin (2007. )Effect of condensate of food waste (CFW) on nutrient removal and behaviours of intercellular materials in a vertical submerged membrane bioreactor (VSMBR). .Bioresource Technology, ,98 (2 ),373-379

S. R. Chae and H. S. Shin (2007. )Characteristics of simultaneous organic and nutrient removal in a pilot-scale vertical submerged membrane bioreactor (VSMBR) treating municipal wastewater at various temperatures .Process Biochemistry, ,42 (2 ),193-198

H. Yamamura, S. R. Chae, K. Kimura, Y. Watanabe (2007. )Transition in fouling mechanism in microfiltration of a surface water .Water Research, ,41 ,3812-3822

S. R. Chae and Y. Watanabe (2007. )Fouling characteristics of PVDF microfiltration membranes in a pilot-scale drinking water production system after a coagulation/sedimentation using PSI (polysilicato-iron) and PACl (polyaluminium chloride). .Journal of Water and Environment Technology, ,5 (2 ),45-48

S. R. Chae, H. Yamamura, K. Ikeda, G. Ozawa, Y. Watanabe (2007. )Effect of pre-treatment on membrane fouling of PVDF (Polyvinylidene Fluoride) microfiltration membrane with different structures in a pilot-scale drinking water production system .Journal of Water and Environment Technology, ,5 (2 ),79-85

S. R. Chae, E. J. Hwang, H. S. Shin (2006. )Single cell protein production of Euglena gracilis and carbon dioxide fixation in an innovative photo-bioreactor .Bioresource Technology, ,97 (2 ),322-329

Y. T. Ahn, Y. K. Choi, H. S. Jeong, S. R. Chae, H. S. Shin (2006. )Modeling of extracellular polymeric substances and soluble microbial products production in a submerged membrane bioreactor at various SRTs .Water Science and Technology, ,53 (7 ),209-216

S. R. Chae, S. T. Kang, Y. Watanabe, H. S. Shin (2006. )Development of an innovative vertical submerged membrane bioreactor (VSMBR) for simultaneous removal of organic matter and nutrients .Water Research, ,40 (11 ),2161-2167

S. R. Chae, Y. T. Ahn, S.T. Kang, H. S. Shin (2006. )Mitigated membrane fouling in a vertical submerged membrane bioreactor (VSMBR). .Journal of Membrane Science, ,280 (1-2 ),572-581

S. R. Chae and H. S. Shin (2006. )Kinetic estimation of low excess sludge yield and extracellular polymeric substance accumulation in a vertical submerged membrane bioreactor (VSMBR) .Water Practice and Technology, ,1 (3 ),

Y. T. Ahn, S.T. Kang, S. R. Chae, J. L. Lim, S. H. Lee, H. S. Shin (2005. )Effect of internal recycle rate on high-strength nitrogen wastewater treatment in the combined UBF/MBR system .Water Science and Technology, ,51 (10 ),241-248

S. R. Chae, S. H. Lee, J. O. Kim, B. C. Paik, Y. C. Song, H. S. Park, H. S. Shin (2004. )Simultaneous removal of organic and strong nitrogen from sewage in a pilot-scale BNR process supplemented with food waste .Water Science and Technology, ,49 (5-6 ),257-264

S. R. Chae, H. S. Jeong, J. L. Lim, S. T. Kang, H. S. Shin, B. C. Paik, J. H. Yoon (2004. )Behaviors of intercellular materials and nutrients in biological nutrient removal process supplied with domestic wastewater and food waste .Water Environment Research, ,76 (3 ),272-279

C. Y. Lee, H. S. Shin, S. R. Chae, S. Y. Nam, B. C. Paik (2003. )Nutrient removal using anaerobically fermented leachate of food waste in the BNR process .Water Science and Technology, ,47 (1 ),159-165

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

Positions and Work Experience

2015 -To Present Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati ,

2010 -2014 Lecturer, University of Sydney ,

2007 -2010 Research Associate, Duke University,

2004 -2006 Post-doctoral Fellow, Hokkaido University,

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