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Yoon Seok Jung, Ph.D.
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Yonsei University

Research Interests

Rechargeable battery, Li & Na-ion battery,

All-solid state battery, ALD (Atomic Layer Deposition)


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   · Career

Sept. 2023 – Present
Professor in Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Yonsei University, Rep. of Korea

Sept. 2020 
– Aug. 2023
Associate Professor in Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Yonsei University, Rep. of Korea

Mar. 2018
– Aug. 2020
Associate Professor in Department of Energy Engineering
Hanyang University, Rep. of Korea


Mar. 2016 Feb. 2018
Associate Professor in Energy and Chemical Engineering
Ulsan National Institue of Science and Technoloty (UNIST), Rep. of Korea


Nov. 2011  Feb. 2016
Assistant Professor in Energy and Chemical Engineering
Ulsan National Institue of Science and Technoloty (UNIST), Rep. of Korea


2009 2011
Post-doc Researcher in Center for Transportation Technologies and Systems

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), USA


Post-doc Researcher in Electrochemical Energy Laboratory & Materials Science and Engineering Program

The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin), USA


2008 2009
Post-doc Researcher in Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of Colorado at Boulder (CU Boulder), USA

     · Education


Ph.D. in School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul Nationl University, Rep. of Korea
Thesis: Improvement of Cycle Performance and Thermo-electrochemical Activation of Li-alloy-based Materials as Anode for Lithium 
Secondary Batteries
, Advisor: Professor Seung M. Oh


B.S. in 
School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University, Rep. of Korea

· Selected Publication


Boosting the interfacial superionic conduction of halide solid electrolytes for all-solid-state batteries

Nat. Commun. 2023, 14, 2459. (DOI: 10.1038/s41467-023-38037-z)

Slurry-Fabricable Li+-Conductive Polymeric Binders for Practical All-Solid-State Lithium-Ion Batteries Enabled by Solvate Ionic Liquids

Adv. Energy Mater. 20199, 1802927 (DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201802927)

Solution-processable glass LiI-Li4SnS4 superionic conductors for all-solid-state Li-ion batteries

Adv. Mater. 201628, 1874 (DOI: 10.1002/adma.201505008)

Na3SbS4: A Solution-Processable Sodium Superionic Conductor for All-Solid-State Sodium-Ion Batteries

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201655, 9634 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201604158)

New Cost-Effective Halide Solid Electrolytes for All-Solid-State Batteries: Mechanochemically Prepared Fe3+-substituted Li2ZrCl6

Adv. Energy Mater. 20212003190 (DOI: 10.1002/aenm.202003190)

Surface Chemistry of LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 Particles Coated by Al2O3 Using Atomic Layer Deposition for Lithium-Ion Batteries

J. Power Sources 2015, 274, 1254 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2014.10.207)

· Awards

Sept. 2023 - Aug. 2026   Underwood Distinguished Professor (Yonsei University) 

2022   Excellence in Research Achievement Award (Yonsei University)

2021   Best Teaching Award (Yonsei University)

· Professional Service

Guest Editor

· Energy Storage Materials (2019-2021)

Editorial Board Member

· Batteries & Supercaps (Wiley BCH, Dec. 2017 - present)

· Scientific Reports (NPG journal, June 2015 - present)

Technical Reviewer

· Peer-Review Journals: Nature, ScienceNature Energy, Nature Materials, Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Sustainability, Nature Communications, Advanced Materials, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Journal of the American Chemical society, Advanced Energy Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Nano Letters, ACS Energy Letters, Chemistry of Materials, ACS Nano, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Journal of Power Sources, and etc.

· Habilitation thesis 

Organizer for International Conferences

· PRiME 2024 (Honolulu, HawaiiOct. 6-11, Materials and Interfacial Electrochemistry for Solid-State Batteries)

· 2024 MRS Spring Meeting (Seattle, USA, April 22-26, ES06.04: Sulfide-Based Solid-State Batteries - Electrolyte and Anode)

· 2021 MRS Fall Meeting (Hybrid, Nov. 28 - Dec. 3, EN09: Metal Sulfides for High Performance Electrochemical Batteries)

· 2021 MRS Spring Meeting (Seattle, USA, April 18-23, EN04: Towards High Safety and High Energy Density - Solid-State Batteries)

· PRiME 2020 (Honolulu, Hawaii, Oct. 4-9, A04: Electrolytes, Interfaces and Interphases)

· 2020 ECS Meeting (237th, Montreal, Canada, May 10-14, A02: Solid State Batteries)

· 2019 MRS Fall Meeting (Boston, USA, Dec. 1-6, EN05: Chemomechanical and Interfacial Challenges in Energy Storage and Conversion - Batteries and Fuel Cells)

· 2016 Fall 252nd ACS Meeting (USA, ENFL: Innovative Chemistry & Materials for Electroenergy Production & Storage)

Member of Working Group for Samsung Science and Technology Study: Feb - June 2017

Editor for Korean Journal of Electrochemistry: Nov 2015 - 2017

Affairs Manager for Battery Division for the Korean Electrochmical Society: Dec 2019 - present