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Late Dr. Kim was honored as a Person of National Merit, Korea

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Dr. Sung Wan Kim

The Late Dr. Sung Wan Kim was honored as a "Person of National Merit in Science and Technology, Korea" by the Korean Academy of Science and Technology and was inducted into the Korea Science and Technology Hall of Fame  on May 30, 2024. 

To celebrate this recognition, a "Special Session in Memory of Professor Sung Wan Kim" was held during the World Biomaterials Congress 2024 in Daegu, Korea. Dr. Hamid Ghandehari, Chair of Molecular Pharmaceutics, and other colleagues close to Dr. Kim gave talks to commemorate his remarkable career. 

Dr. Kim, a pioneer in drug delivery and biomaterials research was a Distinguished Professor of Molecular Pharmaceutics and Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering until his passing in 2020.