Seong Kim

(814) 863-4809
Office Address: 
N-323 Millennium Science Complex
Professor of Chemical Engineering,
Materials Science and Engineering
Research Projects: 

Surface Science in Nanotribology

  • Vapor-phase lubrication
  • Super-lubricious diamond-like carbon coatings
  • Self-healing boundary lubrication films
  • Interfacial water

Nanoscale Surface Engineering and Chemical Imaging

  • Bottom-down nanomanufacturing
  • Superhydrophobic coatings via atmospheric plasma process
  • Noncontact surface topography and charge imaging in water

Biological Interfaces

  • Cellulose in plant cells and ligonocellulosic biomass
  • Biocatalytic nanofibers