Prof. Jin Young Kim

   Department of Energy Engineering

   Tel: +82-52-217-2911
   Fax: +82-52-217-2909
   Office: Room 501-4, Engineering Bldg. 2, UNIST



Curriculum Vitae

2000.09 – 2005.02: Ph.D. Physics, Pusan National University
1998.09 – 2000.08: M.S. Physics, Pusan National University
1992.03 – 1998.08: B.S. Physics, Pusan National University


Professional Career

2016.09 – present: Professor, Department of Energy Engineering,
Ulsan National University of Science and Technology, Ulsan, Korea
2012.09 – 2016.08: Associate Professor, Department of Energy Engineering,
Ulsan National University of Science and Technology, Ulsan, Korea
2008.07 – 2012.08: Assistant Professor, Department of Energy Engineering,
Ulsan National University of Science and Technology, Ulsan, Korea
2007.07 – 2008.06: Assistant Research Professor, Heeger Center for Advanced Materials,
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Gwangju, Korea
2005.04 – 2007.07: Post Doc. Researcher, Center for Polymers and Organic Solids,
UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, US (Prof. A. J. Heeger)


Honors and Awards

Award for Mid-career Researcher Academy (The Polymer Society of Korea Spring Meeting 2021)
Award for Ulsan Citizen 2019 (Academic / Science)
Highly Cited Researchers 2018 (Clarivate Analytics)
Highly Cited Researchers 2017 (Clarivate Analytics)
Best Scientist of the Month (Minister of MSIP of Korea 2013)
Award for Excellency in Publication in “Science” (Minister of MOST of Korea 2007)


Research Interests

1. Polymer Solar Cells
2. Perovskite Solar Cells
3. Perovskite Light Emitting Diodes
4. Water Splitting
5. Polymer Field-Effect Transistors
6. Colloidal quantum dot solar cells


Selected Publications

1. Na Gyeong An, Jin Young Kim* and Doojin Vak *, “Machine Learning-Assisted Development of Organic Photovoltaics via High-Throughput In-Situ Formulation”, Energy Environ. Sci., 2021

2. Jaeki Jeong1, Minjin Kim1, Jongdeuk Seo1, Haizhou Lu1, Paramvir Ahlawat, Aditya Mishra, Yingguo Yang, Michael A. Hope, Felix T. Eickemeyer, Maengsuk Kim, Yung Jin Yoon, In Woo Choi, Barbara Primera Darwich, Seung Ju Choi, Yimhyun Jo, Jun Hee Lee, Bright Walker, Shaik M. Zakeeruddin, Lyndon Emsley, Ursula Rothlisberger, Anders Hagfeldt*, Dong Suk Kim*, Michael Grätzel*, Jin Young Kim*, “Pseudo-Halide Anion Engineering for α-FAPbI3 Perovskite Solar Cells”, Nature, 2021592, 381-385

3. Hye Won Cho1, Na Gyeong An1, Song Yi Park, Yun Seop Shin, Woojin Lee, Jin Young Kim*, and Suhee Song*, “Thermally Durable Nonfullerene Acceptor with Nonpolar Conjugated Backbone for High-Performance Organic Solar Cells”,  Adv. Energ. Mater., 2020, 10(12), 1903585

4. Minjin Kim1, Gi-Hwan Kim1, Tae Kyung Lee1, In woo Choi, Hye Won Choi, Yimhyun Jo, Yung Jin Yoon, Jae Won Kim, Jiyun Lee, Daihong Huh, Heon Lee*, Sang Kyu Kwak*, Jin Young Kim*, Dong Suk Kim*, “Methylammonium Chloride Induces Intermediate Phase Stabilization for Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells” , Joule, 2019, 3(9), 2179-2192

5. Junwoo Lee1, Jae Won Kim1, Sang Ah Park, Sung Yun Son, Kyoungwon Choi, Woojin Lee, Minjun Kim, Jin Young Kim*, Taiho Park*, “Study of Burn-in Loss in Green Solvent-Processed Ternary Blended Organic Photovoltaics Derived from UV-Crosslinkable Semiconducting Polymers and Nonfullerene Acceptors”, Adv. Energ. Mater., 2019, 9(34), 1901829

6. Seyeong Song1, Kang Taek Lee, Chang Woo Koh, Hyebeom Shin, Mei Gao, Han Young Woo, Doojin Vak* and Jin Young Kim*, “Hot slot die coating for additive-free fabrication of high performance roll-to-roll processed polymer solar cells”, Energy Environ. Sci., 2018, 11(11), 3248-3255

7. Yung Jin Yoon, Kang Taek Lee, Tae Kyung Lee, Su Hwan Kim, Yun Seop Shin, Bright Walker, Song Yi Park, Jungwoo Heo, Junghoon Lee, Sang Kyu Kwak, Gi-Hwan Kim*, Jin Young Kim*, “Reversible, Full-Color Luminescence by Post-treatment of Perovskite Nanocrystals”,  Joule, 2018, 2(20), 2105-2116

8. Jeff Peet, Jin Young Kim, Nelson E. Coates, Wanli Ma, Daniel Moses, Alan J. Heeger*, G. C. Bazan*, “Efficiency enhancement in low-bandgap polymer solar cells by processing with alkane dithiols” Nature Mater. 2007, 6, 497.

9. Jin Young Kim, Kwanghee Lee*, Nelson E. Coates, Daniel Moses, Thuc-Quyen Nguyen, Mark Dante, Alan J. Heeger, “Efficient Tandem Polymer Solar Cells Fabricated by All-Solution Processing” Science, 2007, 317, 222.

10. Jin Young Kim, Sun Hee Kim, Hyun-Ho Lee, Kwanghee Lee*, Wanli Ma, Xiong Gong, Alan J. Heeger, “New Architecture for High-Efficiency Polymer Photovoltaic Cells Using Solution-Based Titanium Oxide as an Optical Spacer”, Adv. Mater., 2006, 18, 572.