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Prof. Weon Ho Shin, Nanostructured materials Award, Best Researcher Award.

Kwangwoon University/Department of Electronic Materials, South Korea

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πŸ‘¨β€πŸŽ“ Bio Summary:

Prof. Weon Ho Shin, Ph.D., born on August 12, 1982, in Busan, Republic of Korea, is a distinguished researcher and educator in the field of materials science and engineering. His expertise spans nanostructured materials, grain boundary engineering, lithium-ion batteries, solid-state batteries, supercapacitors, thermoelectric materials, carbon nanostructures, and 2D materials. He is currently a Professor at Kwangwoon University, contributing significantly to the advancement of materials science and engineering through his research, teaching, and academic leadership.

πŸŽ“ Education:

Prof. Shin completed his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Ph.D. degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in 2004, 2006, and 2011, respectively. His doctoral dissertation focused on “A study on the Hydrogen Generation and Storage Properties of Ammonia Borane Using NanoMaterials,” under the guidance of Prof. Jeung Ku Kang and co-advisor Prof. Jang Wook Choi.

πŸ” Research Focus:

Prof. Shin’s research interests are diverse, focusing on the development of advanced materials and technologies for energy storage and conversion applications. His work includes the synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials, grain boundary engineering for improved performance, and the development of high-performance batteries, supercapacitors, and thermoelectric materials.

πŸ† Honors & Awards:

Prof. Shin has received several honors and awards throughout his career, recognizing his outstanding contributions to the field. Notable awards include the Outstanding Employee Award from KICET, the SAMSUNG Best Paper Award (Bronze), and the 3rd Korea Security Technology Award from Korea Minting, Security Printing & ID Card Operating Corp. (KOMSCO).

Professional Experience: πŸ’Ό

After completing his Ph.D., Prof. Shin embarked on a remarkable career journey. He served as a Postdoctoral Fellow at KAIST/EEWS and KBSI before joining the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology for an internship program. He then worked as a Research Staff Member at the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, followed by a Senior Researcher role at the Korea Institute of Ceramic Engineering and Technology (KICET). Prof. Shin later transitioned to academia, starting as an Associate Professor and eventually becoming a full Professor at Kwangwoon University.

πŸ“š Top Noted Publications :

Dense dislocation arrays embedded in grain boundaries for high-performance bulk thermoelectrics

Authors: SI Kim, KH Lee, HA Mun, HS Kim, SW Hwang, JW Roh, DJ Yang, …

Published in: Science, 348(6230), 109-114, 2015

Citations: 1799

Nitrogen-doped graphene for high-performance ultracapacitors and the importance of nitrogen-doped sites at basal planes

Authors: HM Jeong, JW Lee, WH Shin, YJ Choi, HJ Shin, JK Kang, JW Choi

Published in: Nano Letters, 11(6), 2472-2477, 2011

Citations: 1788

Nitrogen-doped multiwall carbon nanotubes for lithium storage with extremely high capacity

Authors: WH Shin, HM Jeong, BG Kim, JK Kang, JW Choi

Published in: Nano Letters, 12(5), 2283-2288, 2012

Citations: 514

A Truncated Manganese Spinel Cathode for Excellent Power and Lifetime in Lithium-Ion Batteries

Authors: JS Kim, KS Kim, W Cho, WH Shin, R Kanno, JW Choi

Published in: Nano Letters, 12(12), 6358-6365, 2012

Citations: 307

A radically configurable six-state compound

Authors: JC Barnes, AC Fahrenbach, D Cao, SM Dyar, M Frasconi, MA Giesener, …

Published in: Science, 339(6118), 429-433, 2013

Citations: 167

Functionalized Graphene for High Performance Lithium Ion Capacitors

Authors: JH Lee, WH Shin, MH Ryou, JK Jin, J Kim, JW Choi

Published in: ChemSusChem, 5(12), 2328-2333, 2012

Citations: 132

Author Metrics πŸ“Š :Β 

Prof. Shin’s research has garnered significant attention, as evidenced by his author metrics. His publications have been cited extensively, reflecting the impact of his work on the scientific community. He maintains a strong h-index and continues to be a leading figure in the field of materials science and engineering.

πŸ“… Research Timeline:

Prof. Shin’s research journey has been marked by continuous growth and innovation. From his early work on lithium-ion batteries and carbon nanostructures to his recent focus on solid-state batteries and thermoelectric materials, he has consistently pushed the boundaries of materials science. His research timeline reflects a commitment to excellence and a passion for advancing technology for a sustainable future.

Prof Weon Ho Shin | Nanostructured materials Award | Best Researcher Award |

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