Jungmin Oh


Office : ES&T 2326 

Phone: (404) 894.2152

Email: joh77(at)gatech.edu




2011 B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign  


Research Interests

- Development of reactive chromatography systems and simulated moving bed reactor (SMBR) for equilibrium limited reactions. - Simulation and parameter estimation of equilibrium limited reactions. - Process design for the synthesis of glycol ethers using heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysts. 


Current Position

- Avantor 

 Previous Research Experience

2010-2011 University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign : Coating titatnium surface with biocompatible materials used for therapeutic purposes (Prof. Hyunjoon Kong's lab)      



1st Place, Best Poster Presentation Award. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department, Georgia Institute of Technology, Mar. 2015Dean's List. Chemical Engineering Department, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Spring 2010, Fall 2010


Patents and Publications

J. Oh, G. Agrawal, B. Sreedhar, M.E. Donaldson, A.K. Schultz, T.C. Frank, A.S. Bommarius, Y. Kawajiri, Conversion Improvement for Catalytic Synthesis of Propylene Glycol Ethyl Ether Aceate by Reactive Chromatography : Experiments and Parameter Estimation, Chemical Engineering Journal 2015 (397-409) 

G. Agrawal, J. Oh, B. Sreedhar, S. Tie, M.E. Donaldson, T.C. Frank, A.K. Schultz, A.S. Bommarius, Y. Kawajiri. Optimization of reactive simulated moving bed systems with modulation of feed concentration for production of glycol ether ester, Journal of Chromatography A, 2014 (196-208) 

Y. Kawajiri, A.S. Bommarius, T.C Frank, M.E Donaldson, J. Oh, G. Agrawal, Process for Equilibrium-limited Reactions. Dow Global Technologies LLC, assignee. Patent WO/2014/179709. 6. Nov. 2014 Publ. Y. Kawajiri, A.S. Bommarius, G. Agrawal, B. Sreedhar, J. Oh, Modicon Separation Strategy in the Simlated Moving Bed Reactor for Separation of Reactive Mixture. US Provisional Patent 62/008560, Filing Date 6. June. 2014



J. Oh, G. Agrawal, B. Sreedhar, M.E. Donaldson, A.K. Schultz, T.C. Frank, A.S.  Bommarius, Y. Kawajiri, Evalution of Esterificaiton and Transesterificaiton Reactions for Propylene Glycol Methyl Ether Acetate in Reactive Chromatography Systems.Oral Presentation at Annual AIChE MeetingAtlanta, GA. Nov. 2014

J. Oh, A.S. Bommarius, Y.Kawajiri, M.E. Donaldson, T.C. Frank, Development of Reactive Chromatography Systems for Equilibrium-limted Reactions. Poster presentation at Georgia Tech Research & Innovation Conference. Mar. 2014 

J. Oh, G. Agrawal, B. Sreedhar, M.E. Donaldson, T.C. Frank, A.S.  Bommarius, Y. Kawajiri, Development of Reactive Chromatography Systems for Equilibrium-Limited Reactions.Oral Presentation at Annual AIChE MeetingSan Francisco, CA. Nov. 2013