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Welcome to Doseok Kim's SMOS lab

Soft-matter Optical Spectroscopy Laboratory


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Open Positions

Postdoc positions

Postdoc positions are available in the field of either (1) ionic liquids or (2) Spectroscopic studies on water and other soft-matter systems.

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Undergraduate and graduate students

Graduate-level students interested in learning optical and spectroscopic techniques to investigate soft matters and biomolecules are always welcome to visit our lab.

We also can support undergraduate students interested in joining our group to see what happens in the lab as well!

Lab News ---

Dec 19, 2023

Prof. Kim visited Taiwan and gave invited talks in Academia Sinica, National Tsing Hua University, and Institute of Photonic Technologies.

Dec 11, 2023

Sophea and Sona passed their defense exams succesfully. Congratulations!!

Sep 25, 2023

Farewell party to Hyeokjin! He left our group to continue his study in Japan. We wish every good luck for his future!


June 23, 2023

Jaejin is leaving the group to work as a Researcher in Catholic University to study single-molecule biophysics. We wish every good luck for his future!

May 11, 2023

We met several alumni in Jamsil for teacher's day party, nice to chat and drink with the old members!

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Apr. 12, 2023

Sokhuoy's fiancee, Chhoyi, is visiting Seoul and we had lunch together. Hope she enjoys the visit!


Apr. 4, 2023

Prof. Adam Turner (now at Ateneo De Manila) visited our lab together with his wife Tara and his 10-month old son Rory.


Mar. 29, 2023

Dr. Sunchul (now at LG chemical) visited our lab and had lunch together. He will leave to United States next month to set up the lab, and will stay for 4 years. We wish him good luck!

Mar. 15, 2023

Sophea joined our lab. Welcome!!

Feb. 23, 2022

Dr. Koji Osawa is leaving our lab to Kyoto. We thank him for his effort during his stay, and wish him good luck.

Feb. 23, 2022

Jaejin got his Ph.D for his single molecule fluorescence spectroscopic study. Congratulations!

April. 16, 2020

Dr. Koji Osawa joined our lab as a postdoctoral researcher. Welcome!!

March. 02, 2020

Congratulation to Sona for being a daddy. His son was born on Feb, 29th, 2020 in Korea. Professor and we are so happy to hear this news in small lab meeting this morning.

Aug. 6, 2019

Prof. Yung Sam Kim from UNIST is visiting our lab from Aug. 6th till 8th. He will give comphrehensive lectures on 2DIR spectroscopy during his visit.

Feb. 12, 2019

Zaure is leaving Korea to move to United States with her family. We're going to have a farewell dinner on Feb. 13th at 6PM on 메리킹 (address: 서울 마포구 와우산로 94 홍익대학교 홍문관 16층 (창전동) [1]. Everyone who knew Zaure is wellcome!

Feb. 2, 2019

We're going to have a new year's party on Feb. 8th (Friday) at 7PM at 송화반점 [2]. All the alumni are welcome!

December 15, 2018

Adam left the group to work as a assistant professor at Ateneo de Manila University in Manila this Saturday. We appreicate his hard work and kindness during his stay, and wish all the good luck for his new career!

October 31, 2018

Adam and Minho is away from office to attend The 6th Asian-Pacific Congress on Ionic Liquid & Green Processes (APCIL-6) in Yonago city in Japan till this Saturday.

October 30, 2018

Prof. Steve Granick from UNIST visited our lab, and gave a departmental colloquium on 'Some surprises and puzzles in soft matter science'.

August 26, 2018

Prof. Dennis Hore from University of Victoria in Canada is visiting our lab from Sep 1st till 5th. Welcome!!

July 17, 2018

Prof. Masahito Oh-e from Institute of Photonics Technologies, National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan is visiting our lab from Jul 23rd till July 30th. Welcome!!

Jul. 3, 2018

Prof. Kim and Adam will be out of office to attend the Soft Matter summer school this week. Adam gave a talk on his water dimer study.

Feb. 28, 2018

Many of us will be out of town to attend APS March meeting next week.

Feb. 28, 2018

Sam Sokjuoy from Royal University of Phnom Penh joined our lab as a graduate student. Welcome!

Feb. 10, 2018

New year's party is today 6pm at edin (Location : All the ex members and their families are welcome!

Sep. 6, 2017

Our work on RecA filament dynamics finally came out at Science Advances. I thank all the coauthors esp. Sung Hyun for the effort.

August 11, 2017

Prof. Kim will spend his half-year sabbatical at Institute for Basic Science (Soft and Living Matter) at UNIST unitl the end of this year. He will be at his Office at Sogang on Monday and Saturday.

June 27, 2017

Many of us will be out of town from June 3rd to 7th to attend the 5th Soft Matter Summer School to be held at KAIST. Prof. Kim will give a lecture on 'Ion interaction at the interface of Langmuir monolayers.'

May 20, 2017

Adam got the poster award from 28th International Conference on Molecular Electronics & Devices. Congratulations!!

Apr. 15, 2017

Minho got the graduate fellowship from Kwanjeong foundation. Congratulations!!

Apr. 4, 2017

Woongmo and Sunchul left our lab last month to pursue postdoctoral studies at RIKEN and Max-Planck Institute, respectively. We'd like to thank them for lifting the level of research in our lab, and for the new discoveries and understandings made possible by their hard work, and wish every gook luck in their future career.

Feb. 20, 2017

Hyunhee Sim joins our lab as an undergraduate student. Welcome!

July 4 - July 14, 2016

Prof. Kim and Woongmo will be out of office to attend The 4th Soft Matter Summer School: Charged Systems in Soft Matter in UNIST.

June 11, 2016

Prof. Kim and gave an invited talk at Tokyo Tech in a 7th SFG workshop / ”Soft Molecular Systems” workshop.

April 20, 2016

Prof. Kim visited Chinese Academy of Sciences and gave an invited talk at Peking University.

March 30, 2016

Dr Masahito Oh-e is visiting our lab from today till April 13th. Welcome!!

March 5, 2016

Krem Sona from RUPP in Cambodia joined our lab as a master student. Welcome!!

Dec. 8, 2015

Sunchul and Woongmo finished their Ph.D. defenses successfully. Congratulations!!

Nov. 30, 2015

Prof. Hyung Kim from Carnegie Mellon will visit our lab from Dec. 2 to 4. He will work as a thesis committee member of Sunchul.

Oct. 27, 2015

Dr. Adam Turner from Queen's University Belfast joined our lab as a postdoctoral researcher. Welcome!

Oct. 7, 2015

Srinivas left our lab to India on Oct. 4th, and will join Prof. Joao Coutinho's lab at Portugal for his new postdoctoral position in a month. Good Luck!

July. 10, 2015

Se Tola finished his MA defense and have returned to Phnom Penh. He will work as a lecturer at Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP). Good luck for his future!!

June. 22, 2015

Prof. Edward Quitevis from Texas Tech visited our lab. He gave a seminar with a title of "Comparative study of intermolecular dynamics of benzene/ionic liquid mixtures and benzyl functionalized ionic liquids: femtosecond OKE spectroscopic measurements."

Woongmo received the best poster award from COIL-6!

June. 12, 2015

Our lab is introduced in the May issue of Physics and High Technology from KPS. Have a look!

June. 12, 2015

Prof. Ed. Castner from Rutgers will visit our lab on June 15th. He will give a seminar at 11AM at RA410. The title of the seminar is 'Physical Chemistry of Reaction Dynamics in Ionic Liquids."

Dr. Arvind Kumar from Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute in India is visiting our lab on June 15th.

June. 7, 2015

Most of us will be out of town from June 15th till 20th to attend COIL-6 (Congress on Ionic Liquids) at Jeju.

May. 19, 2015

Dheeraj Singh will leave our lab to India on May 22nd, and a month from now to Germany at Prof. Materny's lab for his new postdoctoral position.

We will have a farewell party on 20th after the group meeting. Good luck!!

May. 1, 2015

Masahito Oh-e will give a talk today at 1:30 PM at R1029.

Apr. 24, 2015

Masahito Oh-e from Sharp is visiting in our lab from Apr. 28th till May 5th.

Feb. 27, 2015

Prof. Kim and Woongmo will be out of town to attend the APS meeting next week.

Jan. 13, 2015

New year's party will be on Jan. 17th at Prof. Kim's house. All the ex members and their families are welcome!

Nov. 29, 2014

Yoonnam and Srinivas from India joined our lab as postdoctoral researchers. Welcome!!

Nov. 29, 2014

Unho got the ACM Programming award from the University. Sunchul got the presentation award from fall KPS meeting. Congratulations!!

Oct. 31, 2014

We will host Workshop on Atomic and Molecular Science on Nov. 7th. 5 professors from Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan is coming, and Prof. Hyung J. Kim from Carnegie Mellon will attend the Workshop as well. The workshop program can be found here. <Workshop Program>

Oct. 31, 2014

Prof. Kim will go to Ha Long in Vietnam to attend International Workshop on Advanced Materials Science and Nanotechnology next week. He will give an invited talk at the meeting.

Sep. 24, 2014

Prof. Kim will go to Sydney to attend Asia-Pacific Conference on Ionic Liquids next week. He will give a keynote talk at the meeting.

Sep. 4, 2014

Dr. Cho-Shuen Hsieh at Univ. Geneva visited the lab, and gave a talk on 'Ultrafast dynamics of interfacial water,'

Aug. 18, 2014

Prof. Kim, Woongmo, and Sunchul has been to San Francisco to attend the ACS general meeting. Prof. Kim gave an invited talk at the meeting.

July 18, 2014

Zaure got the poster award from the LB-15 conference. Congratulations!

July 2, 2014

Many of us will be out of town to Jeju island to attend the LB-15 conference.

July 2, 2014

Dr. Satoshi Nihonyanagi from RIKEN in Japan will visit our lab on July 6th to 8th. He will give a talk with a title of 'Development of 2D Heterodyne-Detected VSFG Spectroscopy and Its Application to Aqueous Interfaces.'

June 16, 2014

Dr. Choong Mok Park from Ames National Lab in US will visit our lab on June 19th. He will give a talk with a title of 'Photonic structures in organic light emitting and absorbing devices.'

April 28, 2014

Dr. Masahito Oh-e from Sharp will visit our lab from Apr. 29 till May 6th. We are going to have a welcome party on 29th!

April 21, 2014

Prof. Kim is out of office to Hanoi to attend Sogang-HUS symposium from 21st to 23rd.

April 16, 2014

Most of the group members are out of the office to attend Korean Chemical Society (KCS) meeting.

March 10, 2014

Woongmo and Sunchul have been in Hanoi to visit Vietnam National University (Dr. Tuan's lab) and Vietnam Academy of Sciences (to Vu Duong). Prof. Kim has been in Denver for APS meeting from Mar. 2nd till 8th.

Feb. 11, 2014

Prof. Kim will visit San Francisco for a BPS meeting from Feb. 15th to 19th.

Jan. 22, 2014

Our work with Mingqi was introduced in Advances in Engineering html.

more Lab News

Soft-matter Optical Spectroscopy Laboratory
Department of Physics and Interdisciplinary Program of Integrated Biotechnology
Room 1020, Ricci Hall, Sogang University
35, Baekbeom-ro, Mapo, Seoul, Republic of Korea 04107
Tel. +82.2.705.8878
Fax. +82.2.711.4518
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