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Polymer-based Energy Materials Laboratory

고분자 기반 에너지 소재 연구실



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Professor, Soojin Park


Mueunjae Chair Professor
Department of Chemistry
Division of Advanced Materials Science
Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)
Tel : +82-54-279-2102
E-mail :
Office : Chemistry building, Room #102


    08/2003      Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, POSTECH, Pohang, Korea

    02/1998      M.S., Department of Chemistry, POSTECH, Pohang, Korea

    02/1996      B.S., Department of Chemistry, Kyunghee University, Seoul, Korea

    Professional Experiences

   05/2020 – Present     Professor, Mueunjae Chair Professor, POSTECH

   08/2018 – Present     Professor, Department of Chemistry, POSTECH

   09/2016 – 07/2018     Professor, Department of Energy Engineering, UNIST

   03/2013 – 08/2016     Associate Professor, Department of Energy Engineering, UNIST

   02/2009 – 02/2013     Assistant Professor, Department of Energy Engineering, UNIST

   05/2006 – 01/2009     Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts at                                                            Amherst, USA

   05/2005 – 04/2006     Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Chemistry, POSTECH, Korea

   02/2004 – 04/2005     Manager, Samsung Electronics, Korea

    Fellowships & Awards

   08/2017                       The Mid-career Researcher Academy Award(The polymer Society of Korea)

   12/2013                       The Young Scientists Award (The Korean Academy of Science and Technology, Korean Presidential Award)

   10/2013                       The KCS-Wiley Young chemistry Award for outstanding Achievement in Chemistry

   05/2012                       Asia Excellence (The Society of Polymer Science, Japan)

   05/2006                       Post-doc scholar ship (KRF, Korea)

   04/2004                       Ph. D thesis Award (The Polymer Society of Korea)

   04/2002                       Visiting scholarship (Korea Science and Engineering Foundation, KOSEF, Korea)

   1996 – 1998                POSTECH alumni scholarship

   1992 – 1996                Kyunghee University scholarship

    Editorial Board Member

   01/2019 – Present    Editor of journal 'Macromolecular Research' (polymer physics)

    Selected Publications

 1. Sungjin Cho, Dong Yeon Kim, Jung-In Lee, Jisu Kang, Hyeongseok Lee, Gahyun Kim, Dong-Hwa Seo*, Soojin Park* 
  “Highly Reversible Lithium Host Materials for High-Energy-Density Anode-Free Lithium Metal Batteries” Adv. Funct. Mater. (2022)
 2.  J.-I. Lee, S. Cho, T. T. Vu, S. Kim, S. Ryu, J. Moon, S. Park*,
  “Hybrid Polyion Complex Micelles Enabling High-Performance Lithium Metal Batteries with Universal Carbonates” Energy Storage 
  Mater. (2021)
 3. H. B. Son, M. Shin, W.-J. Song, D.-Y. Han, S. Choi, H. Cha, S. Nam, J. Cho, S. Choi, S. Yoo*, S. Park*
  “A Dry Room-Free High-Energy Density Lithium-ion Batteries Enabled by Impurity Scavenging Separator Membrane” Energy Storage 
  Mater. (2021)

 4. J. Ryu, S. Kim, J. Kim, S. Park, S. Lee, S. Yoo, J. Kim, N.-S. Choi, J.-H. Ryu*, S. Park*,

  “Room-Temperature Cross-linkable Natural Polymer Binder for High-rate and Stable Silicon Anodes” Adv. Funct. Mater. (2020)


 5.  J. Ryu, J. H. Seo, G. Song, K. Choi, D. Hong, C. Wang, H. Lee*, J. H. Lee*, S. Park*,

  “Infinitesimal Sulfur Fusion Yields Quasi-Metallic Bulk Silicon for Stable and Fast Energy Storage” Nat. Commun. (2019)  


 6. G. Song, J. Y. Cheong, L. Luo, C. Hwang, S. Choi, J. Ryu, S. Kim, W.-J. Song, H.-K. Song, C. Wang*, I.-D. Kim*, S. Park*

  “Atomic-Scale Combination of Germanium-Zinc Distorted Array for Structural and Electrochemical Evolution” Nat. Commun. (2019)  

 7. M. Shin, W.-J. Song, J.-G. Han, C. Hwang, S. Lee, S. Yoo, S. Park, H.-K. Song, S. Yoo*, N.-S. Choi*, S. Park*

  “Metamorphosis of Seaweeds into Multitalented Materials for Energy Storage Applications” Adv. Energy. Mater. (2019)

 8.  J.-I. Lee, M. Shin, D. Hong, S. Park*

   “Efficient Li-ion-Conductive Layer for the Realization of Highly Stable High-Voltage and High-Capacity Lithium Metal Batteries” Adv.

  Energy. Mater. (2019)          

 9. J. Ryu, T. Chen, T. Bok, G. Song, J. Ma, C. Hwang, L. Luo, H.-K. Song, J. Cho, C. Wang*, S. Zhang*, S. Park*

  “Mechanical Mismatch-Driven Rippling in Carbon-Coated Silicon Sheets for Stress-Resilient Battery Anodes”  Nat. Commun.


10. C. Hwang, W.-J. Song, J.-G. Han, S. Bae, G. Song, N.-S. Choi, S. Park*, H.-K. Song*

  “Foldable Electrode Architectures Based on Silver-Nanowire-Wound or Carbon-Nanotube-Webbed Micrometer-Scale Fibers of     

  Polyethylene Terephthalate Mats for Flexible Lithium-Ion Batteries”  Adv. Mater. (2018) 

11.  W.-J. Song, J. Park, D. H. Kim, S. Bae, M.-J. Kwak, M. Shin, S. Kim, S. Choi, J.-H. Jang, T. J. Shin, S. Y. Kim*, K. Seo*, S. Park*

  “Jabuticaba-inspired Hybrid Carbon Filler/Polymer Electrode for Use in Highly Stretchable Aqueous Li-ion Batteries” 

  Adv. Energy. Mater. (2018)

12.  J. Ryu, S. Park*

     “Sliding Chains Keep Particles Together” Science(2017)

13. S. Yoo, J.-H. Kim, M. Shin, H. Park, J.-H. Kim, S.-Y. Lee*, S. Park*

    “Hierarchical Multiscale Hyperporous Block Copolymer Membranes via Tunable Dual-Phase Separation” Sci. Adv. (2015)

14. J.-I. Lee, Y. Ko, M. Shin, H.-K. Song, N.-S. Choi, M. G. Kim*, S. Park*

    “High-performance silicon-based multicomponent battery anodes produced via synergistic coupling of multifunctional coating layers"

    Energy. Environ. Sci. (2015)


15. S. Choi, J. Kim, N.-S Choi, M. G. Kim, S. Park*

  “Cost-Effective Scalable Synthesis of Mesoporous Germanium Particles via a Redox-Transmetalation Reaction for High-Performance

  Energy Storage Devices” ACS Nano (2015)

    Book Chapter

 1. J.-Y. Wang, S. Park, T. P. Russell, “Block Copolymer Thin Films”, Series in Soft Condensed Matter

 2. S. Park, T. P. Russell, “Nanopatterning and functionality of block-copolymer thin films” Functional Polymer Films (2011), 1, 403-474.

     Publisher: (Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH&Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany)

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