Prof. Yunseok Kim (김윤석)

Associate Professor

Office: #25121 at Engineering Building 2
(제2공학관 25121호)
Tel: +82-31-290-7405
E-mail: yunseokkim@skku.edu
            ykim943@gmail.com
Education

 

 2004 - 2007
  Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST),
  Daejeon, Republic of Korea, Thesis: "Study on domain boundary movement and screen charge behavior in
  polycrystalline ferroelectric thin films using atomic force microscopy", Advisor: Prof. Kwangsoo No

 

 2002 - 2004
  M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering at KAIST, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, Thesis:
  "Domain Characterization of PZT Thin Films using Atomic Force Microscope for Probe based Data Storage",
  Major-Advisor: Prof. Kwangsoo No, Co-Advisor: Prof. Byeong-Soo Bae

 

 1998-2002
  B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering at Korea university, Seoul, Republic of Korea


Professional Experience

 

 09.2016-present
  Associate Professor at School of Advanced Materials Science and Engineering,
  Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), Republic of Korea
 09.2012-08.2016
  Assistant Professor at School of Advanced Materials Science and Engineering,
  SKKU, Republic of Korea

 

 01.2011-08.2012
  Postdoctoral Researcher at The Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA,
  Advisor: Dr. Sergei V. Kalinin and Dr. Arthur P. Baddorf

 

 10.2008-12.2010
  Postdoctoral Researcher at Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics,
  Germany, Advisor: Prof. Marin Alexe (currently at The University of Warwick, UK) and Prof. Dietrich Hesse

 

 09.2007-02.2009
  Postdortoral Researcher at Applied Science Research Institute, KAIST, Republic of Korea, Advisor: Prof. Kwangsoo No


Honors and Awards

 

 2007
  Humboldt Research Fellowship from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany
  (for research at Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Germany, 10.2008-08.2010)

 

 2006
  MRS Silver Graduate Student Award from Materials Research Society (MRS), USA

 

 2005
  Honor prize in HumanTech Paper Award from Samsung Electronics, Republic of Korea


Academic Activity

 

 Organizer
  11.2015: The Korean Cermic Society Fall Meeting Symposium Organizer (Symposium: Realization and understanding of new functionality in oxide thin films)

 

  11.2014: 2014 Materials Reseach Society (MRS) Fall Meeting Symposium Organizer (Symposium: Advances in Scanning Probe Microscopy for Multimodal Imaging at the Nanoscale)

 

  04.2014: 2014 MRS Spring Meeting Symposium Organizer (Symposium: Advances in Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM) for Materials Research)

 

 01.2019-present
  Division director (부회 회장), Materials Imaging Division, The Korean Ceramic Society (한국세라믹학회 재료이미징 부회)

 

 01.2014-present
  Academic director (학술 이사), Korean Society of Microscopy (한국현미경학회)

 

 05.2016-present
  Editorial board, Current Applied Physics, Elsevier

 

 Professional Membership
  MRS (USA), Korean Society of Microscopy, The Korean Ceramic Society, The Korean Physical Society

 

 Journal Review
  ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, ACS Nano, Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Materials, Applied Physics Letters, Journal of American Ceramic Society, Journal of Applied Physics, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Journal of Physical Chemistry, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Nano Energy, Nanoscale, Nanoscale Research Letters, Nanotechnology, Nature Communications, Nature Nanotechnology, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Scientific Reports, etc.


Visiting Positions

 

 07.2007-10.2008
  Visiting Researcher, Kookmin University, Repulbic of Korea, Advisor: Prof. Hyunjung Shin
  (currently at Department of Energy Science, SKKU, Republic of Korea)

 

 10.2003-10.2006
  Visiting Researcher, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), Republic of Korea, Advisor:
  Dr. Seungbum Hong (currently at Argonne National Laboratory, USA)

 

 04.2003-10.2003
  Assistant Research Staff, SAIT, Republic of Korea, Advisor: Dr. Seungbum Hong
  (currently at Argonne National Laboratory, USA)



The Yunseok Kim Research Group, School of Advanced Materials Science and Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)

Cheoncheon-dong 300, Jangan-gu, Suwon, Gyeonggi-do 440-746, Republic of Korea, Tel: +82-31-290-7405, E-mail: yunseokkim@skku.edu