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RESEARCH  GRANTS  and  PROJECT  EVALUATION 


Research Grants

1. Fabrication of energy and environmental semiconductors by a novel electron irradiation technique

Total budget: USD 900,000 for 2010.7 – 2013.6 (3 years)
Funded by Ministry of Knowledge Economy of Korean government

1. Development of multi-direction X-ray emitting super-miniature X-ray tube for intra-cavity imaging system

Total budget: USD 3,990,000 (USD 2,950,000 from government + USD 1,040,000 from industry) for 2010.4 – 2014.3 (4 years)
Funded by Ministry of Knowledge Economy of Korean government

2. Development of super miniature X-ray medical device for cancer therapy using field emitters,

Total budget: USD 1,150,000 for 2008.7 – 2013.6 (5 years)
Funded by Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MEST) of Korean government

3. Development of a novel synthesis technology of advanced functional nanomaterials using electron irradiation

Total budget: USD 600,000 for 2007.3 – 2010.2 (3 years)
Funded by MEST of Korean government

4. Study of sonoluminescing bubbles and nanomaterials synthesis

Total budget: USD 160,000 for 2007.3 – 2010.4 (3 years)
Funded by Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), USA

5. Research and education of gifted students

Budget: USD 20,000/year, every year from 2006 to 2011
Funded by MEST of Korean government

6. Development of an electron beam irradiator for surface treatment

Total budget: USD 80,000 for 2008.7 – 2011.6 (3 years)
A contract research project of a project managed by a company, EB-Tech.

7. Fabrication of photo-conversion nanoparticles for greenhouse applications

Total budget: USD 60,000 for 2008.7 – 2010.6 (2 years)
A contract research project of a project managed by a company, Zone Infinity

8. Development of a synthesis technology of organic semiconductors and organic solar cells using proton irradiation

Total budget: USD 100,000 for 2008.6 – 2009.3 (1 year)
Funded by MEST of Korean government

9. Electron beam and ion beam applications

Total budget: USD 110,000 for 2007.1 – 2008.12 (2 years)
Funded by Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI)
10. Fabrication of superhydrophobic nanostructures by electron beam irradiation

Total budget: USD 110,000 for 2007.1 – 2008.12 (2 years)
Funded by MEST of Korean government

11. Development of high-brightness X-ray source and sensors

Total budget: USD 500,000 for 2004.1 – 2007.2 (2 years)
Funded by MEST of Korean government

12. Fabrication of three-dimensional nanoporous structures by electron irradiation

Total budget: USD 54,000 for 2004.6 – 2006.3 (2 years)
Funded by MEST of Korean government

13. Optimization of beam optics for a high-current ion source

Total budget: USD 40,000 for 2004.11 – 2005.10 (1 year)
Funded by MEST of Korean government

14. Design of an electron gun for a field emission scanning electron microscope

Total budget: USD 80,000 for 2004.6 – 2005.5 (1 year)
A contract research project of a project managed by a company, Miraero System

15. Synthesis of carbon nanostructures from polymers by electron irradiation 


Evaluation Results of the Projects Performed 

The projects that Dr. Cho carried out as a project manager are listed above. Among them, the projects funded by Korean government were reviewed by a committee comprising specialists every year and the evaluation results are shown as follows. All the projects got the best evaluation grade except one. This demonstrates excellence of Dr. Cho’s research activities. 


  Project Title   Project Period   Evaluation
  Grade*
Fabrication of energy and environmental semiconductors by a novel electron irradiation technique     2010.7 – 2011.6
   (1st year/3 years)
S
Development of super miniature X-ray medical device for cancer therapy using field emitters,     2009.7 – 2010.6
   (2nd year/5 years)
S
Development of a novel synthesis technology of advanced functional nanomaterials using electron irradiation     2007.3 – 2010.2
   (whole period)
S
Development of super miniature x-ray medical device for cancer therapy using field emitters,     2008.7 – 2009.6
   (1st year/5 years)
A
Development of a novel synthesis technology of advanced functional nanomaterials using electron irradiation     2008.3 – 2009.2
   (2nd year/3 years)
S
Fabrication of superhydrophobic nanostructures by electron beam irradiation     2006.4 – 2008.3
   (whole period)
S
Development of a novel synthesis technology of advanced functional nanomaterials using electron irradiation     2007.3 – 2008.2
   (1st year/3 years)
S
Fabrication of superhydrophobic nanostructures by electron beam irradiation     2006.4 – 2007.3
   (1st year/2 years)
S
Fabrication of three-dimensional nanoporous structures by electron irradiation     2004.6 – 2006.3
   (whole period)
S
Fabrication of three-dimensional nanoporous structures by electron irradiation     2004.6– 2005.5
   (1st year/2 years)
S
Synthesis of carbon nanostructures from polymers by electron irradiation     2004.6 – 2005.5 S

* Evaluation Grade: S (Top 10%), A (10 – 30 %), B (30 – 80 %), C (80- 100%)