Prof. Joo

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School of Energy & Chemical Engineering
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
2019 – Professor, School of Energy & Chemical Engineering, UNIST
2014 – 2019 Associate Professor, School of Energy & Chemical Engineering, 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
2019 Best Paper Award, Nano Convergence Award in 2019
2019 Elected Member, Young Korean Academy of Science and Technology (Y-KAST)
2019 Grand Prize in S-Oil Dissertation of the Year Awards (Advisor), KAST, KUPA, and S-Oil Science Prodigy and Culture Foundation
2018 Young Distinguished Professor, UNIST
2017 Young Catalysis Scholar Award, KIChE Division of Catalysis and Reaction Engineering
2016 Excellent Researcher Award, KCS Division of Materials Chemistry
2013 UNIST Commendation, 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: 19276; h-index: 53

Active Edge-Site-Rich Carbon Nanocatalysts with Enhanced Electron Transfer for Efficient Electrochemical Hydrogen Peroxide Production
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 58, 1100-1105 (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).

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).

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

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

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).

Ordered Mesoporous Porphyrinic Carbons with Very High Electrocatalytic Activity for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction
Scientific Reports 3, 2715 (2013).

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