Dr. Soo-Kyeong Jang

Postdoctoral Fellow (Sept 2019)

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=vtzg45cAAAAJ&hl=en


Ph.D – Wood Chemistry, Seoul National University, Korea, 2018
MA – Wood Chemistry, Seoul National University, Korea, 2013
BS – Program in Environmental Materials Science, Seoul National University, Korea, 2011

Research Interests

  • Biomass fractionation and biorefinery based on bio- and thermo-chemical approach, especially feedstock preparation and biomass pretreatment.
  • Lignin decomposition, recovery, depolymerization, and characterization to enhance feasibility of biomass conversion and application

Selected Publications

June-Ho Choi, Soo-Kyeong Jang, Jong-Hwa Kim, Se-Yeong Park, Jong-Chan Kim, Hanseob Jeong, Ho-Yong Kim, In-Gyu Choi (2019) Simultaneous production of glucose, furfural, and ethanol organosolv lignin for total utilization of high recalcitrant biomass by organosolv pretreatment. Renewable Energy. 130: 952-960

Soo-Kyeong Jang, Jong-Hwa Kim, Hanseob Jeong, June-Ho Choi, Soo-Min Lee, In-Gyu Choi (2018) Investigation of conditions for dilute acid pretreatment for improving xylose solubilization and glucose production by supercritical water hydrolysis from Quercus mongolica. Renewable Energy. 117: 150-156

Soo-Kyeong Jang, Hanseob Jeong, Ho-Yong Kim, June-Ho Choi, Jong-Hwa Kim, Bon-Wook Koo, In-Gyu Choi (2017) Evaluation of correlation between glucan conversion and degree of delignification depending on pretreatment strategies using Jabon Merah. Bioresource Technology. 236:111-118

Hanseob Jeong, Soo-Kyeong Jang, Chang-Young Hong, Seon-Hong Kim, Su-Yeon Lee, Soo Min Lee, Joon-Weon Choi, In-Gyu Choi (2017) Levulinic acid production by two-step acid-catalyzed treatment of Quercus mongolica using dilute sulfuric acid. Bioresource Technology. 225: 183-190

Ho-Yong Kim, Soo-Kyeong Jang, Chang-Young Hong, Joon-Weon Choi, In-Gyu Choi (2016) Relationship between characteristics of ethanol organosolv lignin and the productivity of phenolic monomers by solvolysis. Fuel. 186: 770-778

Soo-Kyeong Jang, Ho-Yong Kim, Han-Seob Jeong, Jae-Young Kim, Hwanmyeong Yeo, In-Gyu Choi (2016) Effect of ethanol organosolv pretreatment factors on enzymatic digestibility and ethanol organosolv lignin structure from Liriodendron tulipifera in specific combined severity factors. Renewable Energy. 87: 599-606

Han-Seob Jeong, Soo-Kyeong Jang, Ho-Yong Kim, Hwanmyeong Yeo, Joon-Weon Choi, In-Gyu Choi (2016) Effect of freeze storage on hemicellulose degradation and enzymatic hydrolysis by dilute-acid pretreatment of Mongolian oak. Fuel. 165: 145-151


Soo-Kyeong Jang, Hanseob Jeong, Chang-Young Hong, Gahee Ryu, Hwanmyeong Yeo, Joon-Weon Choi and In-Gyu Choi (2017) Development of optimum pretreatment condition for simultaneous production of bioethanol and furfural from small-diameter lignocellulosic biomass, KR 101734908 (Korea)


Awards, Grants, Scholarships

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Bio-based Chemistry, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, Korea, 2019