(Extensions of Remarks - April 17, 2013)

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[Extensions of Remarks]
[Page E482]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]

                        HONORING DR. SANGTAE KIM


                            HON. LUKE MESSER

                               of indiana

                    in the house of representatives

                       Wednesday, April 17, 2013

  Mr. MESSER. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the accomplishments of 
Dr. Sangtae Kim, distinguished professor of mechanical and chemical 
engineering at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
  Dr. Kim was recently awarded the 2013 Ho-Am Engineering Prize from 
South Korea, the highest engineering research award issued by that 
nation. Dr. Kim, a Korean-American, was born in Seoul, South Korea, and 
his family immigrated to Canada when he was seven years-old.
  While on leave from Purdue, Dr. Kim is a visiting professor of 
chemical engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he 
also previously served on the faculty as professor and department 
  He is the founder and chairman of Pro WD Sciences Inc., a Wisconsin 
drug-discovery and drug-development company.
  Dr. Kim came to Purdue in 2003 from Eli Lilly and Co. in 
Indianapolis, where he was the Lilly Research Laboratories' Vice 
President and Information Officer in research and development. Prior to 
this, Dr. Kim also served in leadership positions at Pfizer Inc. and 
Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Research.
  In addition, Dr. Kim served as inaugural director of the National 
Science Foundation's Shared Cyber-infrastructure Division from 2004-
2005 and has led research projects funded by the National Science 
Foundation and the Office of Naval Research. Dr. Kim's research has 
included work in mathematical and computational methods for 
``microhydrodynamics,'' including a book on the subject published in 
  I ask the 6th Congressional District and entire State of Indiana to 
join me in congratulating Dr. Kim for this great achievement.