Gibum Kwon

Gibum Kwon
  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D.


Dr. Kwon joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 2016. He received his Ph.D. in

Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan in 2014 where he was awarded a Materials Research Society (MRS) Graduate Student Silver Award (2013) and multiple poster awards. From 2014 to 2016, he worked as a Postdoctoral Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he conducted research on photo-responsive semiconducting materials. Dr. Kwon has co-authored multiple refereed journal articles, as well as 4 patents of which 2 have been licensed. His current research interests include superomniphobic surfaces, liquid-liquid separations, hydrate-phobic surfaces, self-healable coatings and patterned surfaces.

Spring 2021 Office Hours:

Every Wednesday, 10:00am-11:30am.

Zoom Office Hours
Meeting ID: 977 4166 2847
Passcode: 985820


Superomniphobic Surfaces, Liquid-liquid Separations, Self-healable Coatings, Patterned Surfaces