2016 Monroe-Brown Foundation Research Excellent Award
D. B. Robinson Distinguished Lecture, Univ. of Alberta, 2016
Associate Editor, Macromolecular Research (Springer), 2015 -
MSE Outstanding Accomplishment Award, Col. of Eng., Univ. of Michigan 2013.
BK21 Plus Invited Professorship, Sungkyunkwan University 2013
WCU Invited Professorship Seoul National University 2009
National Science Foundation CAREER AWARD 2007.
Named One of Emerging Investigators by the J. of Materials Chemistry 2007.
Jon R. & Beverly S. Holt Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Col. of Eng.,U Michi 2006.
2002 ACS ICI Award in Applied Polymer Science (August, 2002).
2002 IUPAC Award for Young Chemist for the Best Ph.D. Thesis in the Chemical Science (www.iupac.org/news/prize/2002/kim.html) (May, 2002).
MRS (Materials Research Society) Graduate Student Gold Award (November, 2000).
Il-Ju Academic Foundation Overseas Graduate Fellowship, Korea (June, 1996).
Graduation Award for Top Undergraduate Students (SNU, February 1991).