Jongwon was born in the Republic of Korea. He obtained his BS degree in chemical engineering at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Republic of
Korea. He continued at UNIST for his PhD degree under the supervision of Jiseok Lee and received his PhD degree in Chemical Engineering at UNIST in Aug 2021. His graduate
research focused on the development of novel responsive polymer architecture with unusual optical and physical properties for smart displays, soft robotics, and electronics. In Mar 2022, he joined the Rowan group as a postdoctoral researcher.
Jongwon's research focuses on developing next-generation interlocked polymers with unique optical properties.
Laura F. Hart, William R. Lenart, Jerald E. Hertzog, Jongwon Oh, Wilson R. Turner, Joseph M. Dennis, and Stuart J. Rowan. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, 22, 12315–12323