Contact Info
Education
1990-1996 B.S. (Honors) in Chemistry, Sogang University, Korea 
1996-1998 M.S. in Chemistry (Advisor: Prof. Chong Shik Chin), Sogang University, Korea 
1999-2003 Ph.D. in Chemistry (Advisor: Prof. P. Shiv Halasyamani), University of Houston, USA
Experience
2003-2006 Post-Doctoral Associate, University of Houston (Advisor: Prof. P. Shiv Halasyamani), USA 
2006-2007 Post-Doctoral Associate, University of Oxford (Advisor: Prof. Dermot O’Hare), UK 
2007-2011 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Chung-Ang University, Korea 
2011-Present Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Chung-Ang University, Korea
Research Interests
Noncentrosymmetric (NCS) Materials 
- Second-Harmonic Generation (SHG) 
- Ferroelectricity 
 - Piezoelectricity 
- Pyroelectricity
Open-Framework Materials 
- Inorganic Open-Framework Materials 
- Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs)
Organometallic Compounds 
- Homogeneous Catalysis 
- Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSC)
Selected Publications
- Chang, H.-Y.; Kim, S.-H.; Halasyamani, P. S.*; Ok, K. M.* “Alignment of Lone Pairs in a New Polar Material: Synthesis, Characterization, and Functional Properties of Li2Ti(IO3)6” J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2009), 131, 2426-2427. 
- Jo, V.; Kim, M. K.; Lee, D. W.; Shim, I.-W.; Ok, K. M.* “Lone Pairs as Chemical Scissors in New Antimony Oxychlorides, Sb2ZnO3Cl2 and Sb16Cd8O25Cl14” Inorg. Chem. (2010), 49, 2990-2995. 
- Kim, M. K.; Kim, S.-H.; Chang, H.-Y.; Halasyamani, P. S.; Ok, K. M.* “New Noncentrosymmetric Tellurite Phosphate Material: Synthesis, Characterization, and Calculations of Te2O(PO4)2” Inorg. Chem. (2010), 49, 7028-7034. 
- Lee, D. W.; Oh, S.-J.; Halasyamani, P. S.; Ok, K. M.* “New Quaternary Tellurite and Selenite: Synthesis, Structure, and Characterization of Centrosymmetric InVTe2O8 and Noncentrosymmetric InVSe2O8” Inorg. Chem. (2011), 50, 4473-4480. 
- Oh, S.-J.; Lee, D. W.; Ok, K. M.* “Influence of Cation Size on the Framework Structures and Space Group Centricities in AMo2O5(SeO3)2 (A = Sr, Pb, and Ba)” Inorg. Chem. (2012), 51, 5393-5399. 
- Lee, D. W.; Kim, S. B.; Ok, K. M.* “Cation Size Effect on the Framework Structures in a Series of New Alkali Metal Indium Selenites, AIn(SeO3)2 (A = Na, K, Rb, and Cs)” Inorg. Chem. (2012), 51, 8530-8537. 
- Oh, S.-J.; Shin, Y.; Tran, T. T.; Lee, D. W.; Yoon, A.; Halasyamani, P. S.; Ok, K. M.* “Structure-Property Relationships in Solid Solutions of Noncentrosymmetric Aurivillius Phases, Bi4-xLaxTi3O12 (x = 0-0.75)” Inorg. Chem. (2012), 51, 10402-10407. 
- Ok, K. M.*; Lee, D. W.; Smith, R. I.; O’Hare, D.* “Time-Resolved in Situ Neutron Diffraction under Supercritical Hydrothermal Conditions: A Study of the Synthesis of KTiOPO4” J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2012), 134, 17889-17891.