Taewook Kwon is developing various applications and the effective manufacturing process of CO2-embedded polymer, GreenPol, as a team leader of GreenPol project team.
She graduated from Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea, with a Masters of Chemistry and immediately joined SK Innovation (former Yukong) as a research scientist. In SK Innovation, she devoted her time on petrochemicals and their applications research.
She has over 18 years of work experiences in the Performance Chemicals at SK innovation’s Institute of Global Technology. Since 2014 she has been responsible for the project to commercialize CO2-embedded polymer with trade name GreenPol.
She is a member of the Korean Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, the Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers and the Society of Adhesion and Interface, Korea. She has co-authored more than 50 scientific publications as well as patents related to GreenPol, plasticizers, inks and so on.
Pioneering the new applications for GreenPol which has new physical and chemical properties, she would like to meet a lot of global companies in order to introduce this new polymer and collaborate together.