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Ryan Seonggi KIM

Hanwha Solution/Advanced Material Division
Head of R&D Center
Dr. Ryan Seonggi Kim is the Head of R&D center at Advanced Material Division of Hanwha Solution located in South Korea. Dr. Kim is responsible for defining/managing the technology portfolio, driving innovative product development and implementing R&D strategy aligned to the business strategy. Prior to joining Hanwha, he was Global Technology Leader (GTL) for the Electronics Business Unit (BU) of Momentive Performance Materials (MPM). He also worked as a R&D leader and senior R&D leader in Dow Chemical and LG Innotek, respectively. He has over 17 year experience in various specialty chemical material areas such as water soluble cellulose derivatives, microcellular foaming, thermoplastic polyolefin, nano-coatings, and silicone material etc. He received both his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in the Chemical Engineering from Inha University in Korea and Ph.D in the Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry from University of Toronto in Canada.