2014: Ph.D. Chemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) Dissertation: “Exploration of the Kinetic Behavior of Redox Mediators, and the Development of a Recyclable Electrolyte with Applications to Synthesis”
2010: B.A. Agricultural Biology, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
2019-present: Assistant Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering, GIST
2018: Adjunct Instructor, Chemistry Department, Santa Barbara City College
2015-2019: Postdoctoral Research Associate (Galen Stucky research group), University of California, Santa Barbara
2014, 2013: Visiting Researcher, Beijing University of Technology
2014-2015: NSF Partnership for International Research and Education: Electron Chemistry and Catalysis Interfaces (PIRE-ECCI) Postdoctoral Fellowship
2013-2014: NSF Partnership for International Research and Education: Electron Chemistry and Catalysis Interfaces (PIRE-ECCI) Graduate Fellowship
“Stackable bipolar pouch cells with corrosion-resistant current collectors enable high-power aqueous electrochemical energy storage.” Energy & Environmental Science 2018, 11, 2865-2875. (selected as inside back cover)
“Redox-Enhanced Electrochemical Capacitors: Status, Opportunity, and Best Practices for Performance Evaluation.” ACS Energy Letters 2017, 2, 2581-2590.
“Fundamentally addressing bromine storage through reversible solid-state confinement in porous carbon electrodes: Design of a high-performance dual-redox electrochemical capacitor.” Journal of the American Chemical Society 2017, 139, 9985-9993. (featured in JACS Spotlights)
“Efficient charge storage in dual-redox electrochemical capacitors through reversible counterion-induced solid complexation.” Journal of the American Chemical Society 2016, 138, 9373-9376.
“Polymeric Ionic Liquid and Carbon Black Composite as a Reusable Supporting Electrolyte: Modification of the Electrode Surface.” Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 2015, 54, 3744-3747.