Seokjin Kim, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest

Dry-reforming, Electrochemical & Thermochemical Catalysis.

Selected Publications

  • Defect-induced hybrid Fe-graphene nanoplatelets via mechanochemical reaction as an oxidative dehydrogenation catalyst. Seok-Jin Kim, Gao-Feng Han, Sun-Min Jung, Jong-Pil Jeon, Sun-Hee Shin, Seong-Wook Kim, In-Yup Jeon*, Jong-Beom Baek* ACS Nano, 13, 5, 5893-5899 (2019).
  • A Robust 3D Cage like Ultramicroporous Network Structure with High Gas-Uptake Capacity. Javeed Mahmood,+ Seok‐Jin Kim,+ Hyuk‐Jun Noh, Sun‐Min Jung, Ishfaq Ahmad, Feng Li, Jeong‐Min Seo, Jong‐Beom Baek*, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 57(13), 3415-3420, (2018).
  • Defect-Free Encapsulation of Fe0 in 2D Fused Organic Networks as a Durable Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalyst. Seok-Jin Kim, Javeed Mahmood, Changmin Kim, Gao-Feng Han, Seong-Wook Kim, Sun-Min Jung, Guomin Zhu, James J De Yoreo, Guntae Kim*, Jong-Beom Baek* Journal of the American Chemical Society, 140(5), 1737-1742, (2018) 

Education

  • Ph.D. School of Energy and Chemical Engineering, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Ulsan, South Korea, 2019.
  • B.Sc. School of Energy and Chemical Engineering & School of Material Science Engineering, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Ulsan, South Korea, 2014. 

Professional Profile

  • 2021 - Present: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Prof. Cafer T. Yavuz group
  • 2019 - 2021: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) School of Energy and Chemical Engineering Prof. Jong-Beom Baek group
  • 2016 - 2017: Visiting Researcher, Prof. James De Yoreo group, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, US 

Awards

  • 2019: Best Graduate Student Award, Department of Energy Engineering, UNIST
  • 2019: Excellence Prize for the Future Automobile Polymer Material Idea Contest, Hyundai Motor & the Polymer Society of Korea.
  • 2018 Talent Award of Korea, Ministry of Education, Korea. /2018 Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Department of Energy Engineering, UNIST
  • 2014 - 2016: Global Ph.D. Fellowship (GPF) from the National Research Foundation of Korea. 

KAUST Affiliations

  • KAUST Catalysis Center(KCC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering(PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Porous material catalysis Hydrogen