Prof. Joo

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Associate Professor

School of Energy & Chemical Engineering
Department of Chemistry
Ulsan National Institute of Science & Technology (UNIST)
Ulsan 689-798, Republic of Korea
Tel: 82-52-217-2522
E-mail: shjoo/at/; sanghjoo/at/


2004 Ph.D., Materials Chemistry, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Advisor: Prof. Ryong Ryoo
2000    M.S., Chemistry, KAIST
Advisor: Prof. Ryong Ryoo
1998 B.S., Chemistry, KAIST

Professional Experiences

Professional Experiences
2014 – Associate Professor, School of Energy & Chemical Engineering and Department of Chemistry, UNIST
2010 – 2014 Assistant Professor, School of Nano-Bioscience & Chemical Engineering, UNIST
2007 – 2009 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Supervisor: Prof. Gabor A. Somorjai)
2004 – 2007  R&D Staff Member, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors
2018 Young Distinguished Professor, UNIST
2017 Young Scientist Award, KIChE Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division
2016 Excellent Researcher Award, KCS Materials Chemistry Division
2013 Excellent Faculty Award, UNIST
2011 Knowledge Creation Award, MEST and KISTI
2010 TJ Park Junior Faculty Fellowship, POSCO TJ Park Science Foundation
2005 BK21 Best Graduate Student Award, MEST
2001 "Research of Future" Award, "Nanotechnology in Catalysis" Symposium at the 221th ACS Meeting
2001 Best Paper Award, Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy

Representative Publications

Total Citation: 18168; h-index: 49

Active Edge Site-Rich Carbon Nanocatalysts with Enhanced Electron Transfer for Efficient Electrochemical Hydrogen Peroxide Production
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Published on the Web (2019).

Topotactic Transformations in an Icosahedral Nanocrystal to Form Efficient Water-Splitting Catalysts
Adv. Mater. 31, 1805546 (2019).

Oxygen-Deficient Triple Perovskites as Highly Active and Durable Bifunctional Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Electrode Reactions
Science Advances 4, eaap9360 (2018).

A General Approach to Preferential Formation of Active Fe-Nx Sites in Fe-N/C Electrocatalysts for Efficient Oxygen Reduction Reaction
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138, 15046-15056 (2016). [Times Cited:183]

Coordination Chemistry of [Co(acac)2] with N-Doped Graphene: Implications for Oxygen Reduction Reaction Reactivity of Organometallic Co-O4-N Species
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 54, 12622-12626 (2015). [Times Cited:53]

Monolayer-Precision Synthesis of Molybdenum Sulfide Nanoparticles and Their Nanoscale Size Effects in the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction
ACS Nano 9, 3728-3739 (2015). [Times Cited:103]

Intrinsic Relationship between Enhanced Oxygen Reduction Reaction Activity and Nanoscale Work Function of Doped Carbons
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 8875-8858 (2014). [Times Cited:153]

Carbon Nanotubes/Heteroatom-Doped Carbon Core-Sheath Nanostructures as Highly Active, Metal-Free Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalysts for Alkaline Fuel Cells
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 53, 4102-4106 (2014). [Times Cited:143]

Ordered Mesoporous Porphyrinic Carbons with Very High Electrocatalytic Activity for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction
Scientific Reports 3, 2715 (2013). [Times Cited:232]

Nanoporous Metal Oxides with Tunable and Nanocrystalline Frameworks via Conversion of Metal-Organic Frameworks
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 8940-8946 (2013). [Times Cited:180]