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Energy / Green Tech

Energy / Green Tech
Energy / Green Tech

The world is facing serious energy and environmental problems that will vastly threaten the quality of human life. Developments of new technologies that can minimize natural resource consumption and concurrently assure the continuous supply of green energy from renewable sources are highly needed. Research groups in the 'Energy/Green Tech' aim to respond to the global needs for human sustainability. The core of this research area is understanding the relationship between materials’ structure and their properties and ultimately developing new functional materials & devices for their applications in diverse energy and environmental technologies.

Functional Protein Engineering Lab. (FPEL) Prof. Kwon, Inchan

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Research Fields
  • Developing long acting therapeutic proteins for gout and type II diabetes treatment
  • Computational design of therapeutic proteins and enzymes
  • Protein/Polymer-based nanomaterials for drug delivery and nanoreactors
  • Biocatalytic utilization of CO2 and gas wastes (carbon recycling/carbon neutral)
  • Bioadsorbent for recovery of rare earth elements from industrial wastes

Photonics Polymer Lab. (PPL) Prof. Kim, Dong-Yu

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Research Fields
  • OLEDs and PLEDs
  • Organic thin film transistors (OTFTs)
  • Organic photovoltaic cell (OPV)
  • Nano patterning

In Situ Nano-Energy Processing Lab. (INPL) Prof. Kim, Bong Joong

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Research Fields
  • Ex-solution and reaction kinetics of catalysts
  • Nanowire nucleation and growth kinetics using in situ TEM
  • Kinetics of nanoparticle growth and morphology evolution in solution
  • Electrical and optical properties of phase transition nanostructures
  • Phase stability of metal halide perovskite nanostructures
  • Mechanically and thermally durable electrical insulation in nanolattices

Soft Nanomaterials and Energy Lab. (SNE) Prof. Park, Ji-Woong

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Research Fields
  • Synthesis of new organic/polymer materials (conducting polymers, porous polymers, hybrid nanomaterials)
  • Carbon dioxide capture, separation, conversion materials and catalysts
  • Nanoporous polymers and membranes
  • Nanostructured energy/green chemistry catalysts and catalytic processes

Eletrochemical Energy Systems Lab. (EESL) Prof. Eom, Kwang-sup

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Research Fields
  • Advanced Li-ion batteries and beyond Li-ion batteries (Li-Air batteries,...)
  • Highly-stable polymer electrolyte membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFC)
  • High-performance hydrogen storage and production materials and systems

Organic Electrochemistry and Energy Materials Lab (OEEML) Prof. Yoo, Seung Joon

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Research Fields
  • Formulation of design guidelines for stable and high-performance organic redox-active molecules
  • In-depth understanding of electrode/electrolyte interfacial interactions
  • Molecular engineering of redox-active organic molecules and their applications in energy storage
    (e.g., redox-enhanced electrochemical capacitors, redox flow batteries, Li (Na)-ion capacitors)
  • Electroorganic synthesis

Bio-Electronics Materials Lab. (BEMs) Prof. Yoon, Myung-Han

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Research Fields
  • Developing solution-processed organic and organic-inorganic hybrid devices
    (e.g., transistors, electro actuators, super capacitors, photovoltaics)
  • Developing transistor based biosensors and bio-electronic interfaces
  • Modulating cellular activity via surface chemistry and 3-D shape of soft nano-/micro-structures with external electrical/chemical stimuli
  • Mimicking biological organs via biopolymer based nanoscale scaffolds.
  • Controlling interaction between electronic materials and electrogenic cellular systems
    (e.g., neurons, cardiac cells)
  • Developing metal oxide based nanostructure for harvesting sustainable energies.

Smart Hybrid Materials Lab.(SHML) Prof. Yoon, Tae-Ho

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Research Fields
  • Preparation of porous carbon monolith (PCM) from biomass
  • Evaluation of PCM for supercapacitor electrode
  • Evaluation of PCM for VOC removal

Organic Semiconductors and Photonics Lab. (OSPL) Prof. Lee, Kwanghee

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Research Fields
  • Development of High Performance Polymer Solar Cells
  • Development of High Performance Polymer LED/FET
  • Development of Flexible and Transparent Electrode
  • Development of Flexible Display
  • Optical and Electrical Properties of Conjugated Polymers

Functional Nanostructures and Nanoelectronics Lab. (FNNL) Prof. Lee, Sanghan

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Research Fields
  • Growth of superconductor epitaxial thin film and artificially engineered superlattice
  • Emerging properties at the interface of oxides-bilayer
  • Synthesis and characterization of 2D emerging materials
  • Photo-electrode for energy application

Soft Matter Nonoscopy Lab. (SOMAT) Prof. Lee, Eunji

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Research Fields
  • Molecular programming-based functional organic polymer synthesis and property
  • Organic polymer/inorganic nanoparticle hybrid self-assembly for customized nanomaterials
  • Multiscale, spatiotemporal TEM imaging for soft matter dynamics and functionality
  • Solution-processable conducting polymer nanoscaffolds for optoelectronic devices
  • Stimuli-responsive organic material-based photo-sensitive switches and cryptographic devices
  • Biomimetic supramolecular scaffolds for therapeutics, diagnostics, and antifreezing agents

Condensed Matter and mAterials Theory Lab. (CMAT) Lee, Joo-Hyoung

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Research Fields
  • AI-driven materials design
  • Computational materials science
  • Renewable energy conversion/storage materials
  • 2-D materials and computational metallurgy

Advanced Lithography for Integrated Systems Lab. (ALIS) Prof. Jung, Gun-Young

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Research Fields
  • Nanoimprint lithography
  • Integration of nano structures into various devices (batteries and gas sensors etc.)
  • Perovskite solar cells and photonic devices
  • Development of new lithographic techniques
  • Triboelectric energy generation

Nano Spintronics & Magnetic Materials Lab. (NSMML) Prof. Cho, Beongki

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Research Fields
  • Topological materials
  • Magnetic energy harvesting
  • Strongly correlated materials
  • Spin wave driven future device
  • Magnetic memory device using spin-orbit torque
  • Magnetoresistance sensor based on the magnetostriction

Functional Oxide Nanostructure Lab.(FONL) Prof. Jo, Ji Young

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Research Fields
  • Fabrication of epitaxial oxide thin films and strain engineering for high performance electronic device
  • Nanoscale manipulation of electrical properties in thinfilm
  • Nanoscale imaging using atomic force microscopy and X-ray micro diffraction in synchrotron facility
  • Ultrafast dynamics of oxide nanostructures and functional organic materials

Electrocatalysis and Materials Lab. (EML) Prof. Choi, Chang Hyuck

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Research Fields
  • Electrocatalysis for energy conversion/storage
  • Electrocatalysts for low-teperature fuel cells
  • Electrochemical synthesis of fuels and value-added products
  • Fundamental understanding of electrocatalysis and development of advanced analytical methodologies