Dean of School of Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University
Current International Activities:
Korea Silk Research Institute, Korea Apparel Testing and Research Institute (KATRI)
Academic Leadership Experience:
Vice President, President, The Korean Fiber Society, 2005-2006
Judging Committee of KT mark and Jang Young Sil Prize, Korea Industrial Technology Association, 1997- Present.
Director of Intelligent Textile System Research Center (ITRC), 2005-Present
Director of International Cooperation, Chief Editor, Director of Finance, the Korean Fiber Society, 1989-2000
Committee of Policy Evaluation, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy, 2003-Present.
Areas of Research:
Smart Composites, Intelligent Protective Wear System, Smart actuating system using optical fiber sensors
Nano-structured textile research, Computer aided textile production system, Surface Electric conductivity using Polyaniline polymerization,
Electrospinning of nano-scale nonwovens
Selected Published Articles and Works:
Tae Jin Kang, Chang Hoon Kim, and Kyung Hwa Oh, "Automatic Recognition of the Fabric Weave Pattern by Digital Image Analysis," Textile Research Journal 69 (2), 77 (1999).
Tae Jin Kang, Dae Hwan Cho, and Hyun Suk Whang, "A New Objective Method of Measuring Fabric Wrinkle using 3-D Projecting Grid Technique," Textile Research Journal 69 (4), 261, (1999).
Tae Jin Kang, Jae Yeol Lee, Kwansoo Chung, and Seung Goo Lee, Evaluation of Yarn Crimp Using Fractical Geometry," Textile Research Journal 69(7), 527 (1999).
Kang TJ and Lee SH, "Characterization of Reinforcing Web Structures in Needle Punched Nonwoven Composites," Journal of the Composite Materials 33 (22), 2116 (1999).
B.A. in Textile Engineering, Seoul National University, 1975
M.S. in Textile Engineering, Seoul National University, 1977
Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science, North Carolina State University, 1983