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Unveiling New Horizons in Analytical Chemistry 
and Energy Materials with Prof. Jongwoo Lim (2024. 01)
New Paradigm of ASSBs: 
Monolithic 100% Silicon Wafer Anode (2023.03)

●  News  

      July 2024

  • Munsoo won the Best Poster Award at the LG E&S industry-academic conference 2024.
  • Jongwoo won the Zasshikai Lectureship from the Department of Chemistry, University of Tokyo, Japan.
  • Alexander, Subin, and Yumin's work titled "Potential-driven restructuring of lithium cobalt oxide yields an enhanced active phase for the oxygen evolution reaction" has been accepted by the Journal of Material Chemistry A.

      June 2024

  • Chihyun received a doctoral scholarship (박사과정생연구장려금) from the National Research Foundation (NRF).
  • Chihyun won the Best Poster Award at the IMLB 2024.
  • Munsoo was elected as the 8th BK21 excellent graduate student (BK21 우수 대학원생).

       May 2024

  • Bonho received a postdoctoral scholarship from the National Research Foundation (NRF) to study abroad.

       April 2024

  • Jongwoo won the Park Sumoon Academic Award (박수문 학술상) at the 2024 KECS Spring Symposium.
  • Sungjae and Yumin won the Grand Prize (대상) and Excellence Award (우수상) each at the 2024 KECS Spring Symposium.
  • Hyunji received a master's scholarship (석사과정생연구장려금) from the National Research Foundation (NRF).

       February 2024

  • Bonho graduated and earned a Ph.D. degree.

       December 2023

  • Jongwoo was elected as a member of the Young Korean Academy of Science and Technology (Y-KAST).

       November 2023

  • Hyejeong won the Young Researcher Award (신진학술상) from the Pohang Light Source Laboratory.
  • Jongwoo won the Young Investigator Award (젊은과학자상) from the President of South Korea and NRF.

       October 2023

  • Jongwoo won the KCS-Wiley Young Investigator Award by the Korean Chemical Society.
  • Sugeun's two papers are highlighted in PAL magazine simultaneously.

       August 2023

  • Bonho/Jinkyu/Juwon and the team's paper covered Energy & Environmental Science.
  • Jinkyu won the poster award at the Samsung Global Technology Symposium for his work.

      July 2023

  • Hyejeong's research on the storage-induced aging mechanism of Li-ion batteries has been accepted by Energy & Environmental Science. 
  • Hyejeong's work on annealing-induced dynamic strain evolution in cycled high-Ni layered oxides is now in press in Advanced Energy Materials.
  • Danwon won the Best Poster Award at the LG E&S industry-academic conference 2023.
  • Juwon won the Outstanding Presentation Award at the Korean Chemical Society summer symposium.

Featured Publications

Next-generation Batteries

Non-fluorinated non-solvating cosolvent enabling superior performance of lithium metal negative electrode battery  

Junyeob Moon, Dong Ok Kim. et al.

Nature Communications, 2022, 13, 4538

Li-ion Batteries

Solid-state reaction heterogeneity during calcination of lithium-ion battery cathode

Sugeun Jo et al.

Advanced Materials, 2023, 2207076 . 


Suppressed phonon conduction by geometrically induced evolution of transport characteristics from Brownian motion into Lévy flight

Youngjoon Kim  et al.

NPG Asia Materials, 2022, 14, 33. 


Redirecting Dynamic Surface Restructuring of a Layered Transition Metal Oxide Catalyst for Superior Water Oxidation 

Jian Wang. et al.

Nature Catalysis, 2021, 4, 212-222.


Rechargeable Batteries

Electrochemical redox materials especially lithium-ion batteries promise efficient energy transformation between chemical and electrical energy.


This study is centered on understanding and developing highly-active electrocatalysts for efficient generation of hydrogen energy



We are dedicated to discovering design rule of next-generation thermoelectric materials from inorganic semiconductors, metal interconnects, and interfaces.