2015 ~ 2015 Researcher in Environmental Engineering and Management Research Group, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam.
2013 ~ 2016 Team leader, research under Associate Prof. Bui Xuan Thanh, Dept. of Water Science & Technology, Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources, HCMC University of Technology (HCMUT), Viet Nam.
2011 ~ 2012 Research Assistant, Dept. of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Environment, HCMC University of Technology (HCMUT), Viet Nam.
Membrane technology for wastewater reuse and desalination
Fouling control in membrane process
Forward osmosis membrane and membrane bioreactor processes.
TT Nguyen, S Kook, C Lee, RW Field, IS Kim (2019). Critical flux-based membrane fouling control of forward osmosis: Behavior, sustainability, and reversibility, Journal of membrane science, 570, 380-393. (SCI, IF: 6.578, ISSN: 0376-7388).
S Kook, C Lee, TT Nguyen, J Lee, HK Shon, IS Kim (2018). Serially connected forward osmosis membrane elements of pressure-assisted forward osmosis-reverse osmosis hybrid system: Process performance and economic analysis, Desalination, 448, 1-12. (SCI, IF: 6.603, ISSN: 0011-9164).
C Lee, S Kook, C Choi, TT Nguyen, IS Kim (2018). Effects of membrane envelope geometry on hydrodynamics inside draw channel of forward osmosis spiral wound membrane element, Desalination and Water Treatment, 112, 282-291 (SCIE, IF = 1.383; ISSN: 1944-3994)
Awards & Honors
The best oral presentation: “Critical Flux-based Membrane Fouling Control of Forward Osmosis Membrane: Behavior, Sustainability, Reversibility”, Oral presentation at the 6th IWA Regional Membrane Technology Conference, Vadodara, Gujarat, India, December 10-12 (2018).
The best poster presentation: “Critical flux in Forward Osmosis Membrane”, Poster presentation at the 10th International Desalination Workshop, Busan, Korea, December 22-25 (2017).