Professor Il Kim, polymer chemist, graduated from chemical engineering department, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Engineering in 1990. He worked for University of Ulsan 1990-2000, Pusan National University (PNU), 2000 to date. Since 2013, he became the director of the Brain Korea 21 PLUS Center for Advanced Chemical Technology supported by the Ministry of Education and the chairman of the Department of Chemical Engineering?Polymer Science and Engineering in PNU. He has published more than 400 reputed journals and got more than 20 items of awards for the science and technology success. He played important roles in organizing lots of international scientific meetings related with polymer science and advanced materials and has been editorial board members of 9 international journals.