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Prof. Seungpyo Hong’s Exemplary Poster Grant


Seungpyo Hong

Director, Nanotechnology
Elsevier, USA

Prof. Seungpyo Hong’s Exemplary Poster Grant is for students, PhD & Post-Docs will be facilitated at the conference and the 3 best posters will be revealed during the conference’s day 2 during the felicitation ceremony. Overall a USD 1000* will be grated to all the winners and divided as follows:

  • First Exemplary Poster: USD 500

  • Second Exemplary Poster: USD 300

  • Third Exemplary Poster: USD 200

About Prof. Seungpyo Hong:
Dr. Seungpyo Hong is Professor of Pharmaceutics in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Division, School of Pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison). He also serves as Associate Editor for Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine of Elsevier. He graduated from Hanyang University in Seoul, Korea with BS and MS degrees in polymer engineering in 1999 and 2001, respectively. After working as a researcher at Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), he started his PhD study at the University of Michigan working with his advisors Profs. Mark Banaszak Holl and James Baker, Jr. Dr. Hong graduated with his PhD in Macromolecular Science and Engineering in 2006 and joined Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as a postdoctoral associate in the laboratory of Prof. Robert Langer. From 2008 to 2014, Seungpyo was Assistant Professor in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) where he was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2014, and subsequently joined the UW-Madison faculty as full Professor in 2016. Since 2008, he has led a research group under the major research theme of “Biomimetic Nanotechnology” for cancer diagnosis and treatment. To date, Prof. Hong’s research has culminated in over 80 peer-reviewed articles that have a combined total number of citations over 12,000 times with an h-index of 34, 7 book chapters, and 17 issued or pending patents, while delivering over 130 invited talks worldwide and over 180 conference proceedings. His academic/research achievements have been recognized by the related scientific communities, resulting in him receiving a number of awards including 2012 AAPS New Investigator Award in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technologies and 2012 UIC Researcher of the Year - Rising Star Award.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree students

  • Master’s degree students

  • PhD Students

  • Post-Doc Students

All must be pursuing the Pharmaceutical sciences and related fields.

Guidelines for Posters:

  • All posters should be set in advance and bring into the meeting by the authors. The organizers are NOT able to obtain any posters by mail, print or transport posters.

  • There will NOT be any facility at the venue for printing or creating a poster or posters.

  • No AV gear is allowed for poster demonstrations.

  • If you wish to bring in leaflets, we advise you get approximately 100 photocopies and give contact info.

  • Every poster must be no larger than A0 paper size gauging 84.1 cm (width) × 118.9 cm (height) or 33.1 inches (width) × 46.8 inches (height).

  • Every author is allowed a max of two posters and each poster will have its own display board.

  • Posters will only be framed below is an example of the display provided.

  • Poster Places: posters will be displayed around the lecture hall for delegate and judges viewing.

Submit your abstract: Submit Abstract.


*the poster presentation awards will be felicitated only if there are 50 or more posters presented at the conference.