Korean Filtration and Separation Society (KFS)
Upcoming conference

Upcoming conference

We will provide upcoming conference info here when available.
2023 KFS Virtual Conference for Free!
The steering committee of the Korean Filtration and Separation Society (KFS) is delighted to announce that there is no registration fee for 2023 KFS Virtual Conference, November 13 – 22, 2023. Anyone who is interested in KFS activities can participate in the 2023 KFS Virtual Conference at no charge. The titles of conference presentations and the names of presenters including the time and date of each presentation, zoom link, meeting ID and passcode are shown here ...
KFS is pleased to announce virtual courses ...

Corporate membership

Corporate membership

Clean & Science

Corporate Member: $2,000/year

Corporate Associate Member: $1,000/year

Please contact KFS Chairman at kchoi228@gmail.com for membership opportunites.

Individual membership

Member access only

Individual Member: $20/year

Student Member: $10/year

Please contact KFS Chairman at kchoi228@gmail.com for membership opportunites.

Past conferences

KFS’s 1st International Annual Conference
KFS’s 1st Domestic Conference
KFS’s 2nd International Annual Conference
KFS’s 2nd Domestic Conference
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Basic Air and Liquid Filtration Virtual Courses

Basic Air and Liquid Filtration Virtual Courses were offered on April 28 through May 6, 2021. There were 11 participants on Air Basic Course. Liquid Basic Course was canceled due to not enough registrants.
Basic Air Filtration Zoom Course:
Part I: Particulate Air Filtration: 9:20am - 10:00am on April 28, 2021
Part II: Gas-Phase Air Filtration: 9:20am - 10:00am on April 29, 2021
Part III: Filtration Media and Equipment: 9:20am - 10:00am on April 30., 2021

Instructor: Dr. Kyung-Ju Choi, chair of KFS

Basic Liquid Filtration Zoom Course:
Part I: Filtration Principles and Structure: 10:00am – 10:40am on May 3, 2021
Part II: Basic Filtration Theory and Analysis: 10:00am – 10:40am on May 4, 2021
Part III: Methods of Filtration Testing and Data Organization Testing and Data Analysis:
10:00am – 10:40am on May 6, 2021

Instructor: Professor Jun-Hyung Cho
Jun-Hyung Cho is a professor in the Department of Paper Science & Engineering at Kangwon National University in Republic of Korea. He received his Master degree in Engineering and Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from Nagoya University in Japan from 1984 to 1989. His research and consulting interests are in the area of Filtration system of Papermaking wastewater, pigment for Papermaking and Environment-friendly Material. He is currently Vice President for Foreign Cooperation of Kangwon National University.

A free booth was offered by FILTECH 2018 1) A free booth was offered by FILTECH 2018 held in Cologne, Germany. KFS Booth was set up by Professor Suk-Ho Kang and KFS Chair Kyung-Ju Choi who was a Keynote Speaker and a Session Chair at FILTECH 2018 in Cologne, Germany, March 13 – 15, 2018. KFS Chair, Kyung-Ju Choi has been a scientific committee member of FILTECH. Booth Number: U16, Name: Korean Filtration and Separation Society, Description: Korean Filtration and Separation Society (KFS) is an association promoting the education and training of scientists, engineers, and industry individuals on filtration and separation technologies. KFS was founded in 2017 to fulfill theneed in Korea for a professional society advancing the development of novel filtration and separation technologies and creating a forum for the collaboration of international experts from academia, industry, and government agencies.
Fiber Society Conference Participation
2) KFS Chair and Vice Chair participated in The Fiber Society’s Spring 2018 Conference at Tower Hall Funabori, Tokyo, Japan, June 12- 14, 2018. Dr. Kyung-Ju Choi presented a paper along with promoting KFS activities as KFS Chair, and Vice Chair Jong-Kil Kim attended.


Dr. Kyung-Ju Choi has enthusiastically pursued of the support of the International Delegates of Filtration (INDEFI) in order to host 14th World Filtration Congress (WFG) in South Korea in 2024. Dr. K-J Choi, Dr. H-S Park, Prof. S-H Kang and Prof. Kwang-Ho Choo met at Kyungpook National University on May 21, 2016 and discussed about a possible organization that could handle the proposal. Drs. Kyung-Ju Choi and Jong-Kil Kim met on June 12, 2017 in Seoul and decided to organize the Korean Filtration and Separation Society due to critical needs of filtration and separation in Korea. The organizing committee was formed on September 4, 2017. They are Dr. Kim, Jong-Kil (Hanyang University), Dr. Park, Hyun-Seol (Korea Institute of Energy Research), Dr. Park, Young-Ok (Korea Institute of Energy Research), Prof. Kim, Jong-Ho (Chonnam National University), Dr. Kim, Jang-Kyu (BKT), Prof. Kang, Suk-Ho (Yeungnam University) and Dr. Choi, Kyung-Ju (Clean & Science) as an acting chair. Dr. Kyung-Ju Choi was elected as Chairman of KFS at the general meeting on November 15, 2017.

About us

Vision Statement
KFS shall aim 1) to promote collaboration among relevant entities (universities, government agencies, industry, and professional societies) in the field of Filtration and Separation, 2) to network among the affiliated organizations.
The following activities shall be performed in order to achieve the KFS’s mission stated above. (1) Annual Technical Conference (2) Workshops and Short Course Offerings (3) Technology Transfer and Job Information (4) Research Stimulation and Innovative Product Acknowledgement (5) Miscellaneous Other Activities needed to achieve KFS mission
Dr. Kyung-Ju Choi at kchoi228@gmail.com
Temporary KFS Address
C/O Clean & Science, #906 Samsung-Dong, 511 Trading Center Building, Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-Ku, Seoul, Korea 06164
Explanation of Logo
The bold red curve symbolizes contaminated fluid and the navy blue dashed line represents filtration and separation device. The overall shape is similar to Teageuk.

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Executive Committee
Dr. Kyung-Ju Choi, Clean & Science USA, Chair,
Dr. Jong-Kil Kim, AM Nanotech / Hanyang University, Vice-chair,
Dr. Kevin Choe, CEO of WeGreen, 2nd Vice-chair,
Professor Suk-Ho Kang, Yeungnam University,
Dr. Jang-Kyu Kim, CTO of BKT,
Dr. Young-Ok Park, Korea Institute of Energy Research,
CEO Alex Kwag, Clean & Science Korea,
Professor Joo-Hong Choi, Gyeongsang National University,
Dr. Seok-Kyun Song, Cheorwon Plasma Research Institute,
Dr. Youngmin Cho, Korea Railroad Research Institute.