Research director   

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Tel: +82-31-299-4715


Office: Engineering building 2, 25415

Ho Seok Park

Director, Center for 2D Redox Energy Storage (2DRES)

Director, Center for Next-Generation Energy Materials

Member, Young Korean Academy Science & Technology (Y-KAST)

SKKU Fellow & Core Faculty, School of Chemical Engineering, Samsung Advanced Institute of Health Science & Technology (SAIHST), SKKU Advanced Institute of Nano Technology (SAINT)

Editorial board: “Batteries & Supercaps” (2017, Wiley), “Materials” (2018, SCI), “Macromolecular Research” (2017, SCI), “Carbon Letters”(2017, SCIE)


Professional Experience

2018.01. – Current: Concurrent Professor, SKKU Advanced Institute of Nano Technology (SAINT), Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)

2016.01. – Current: Concurrent Professor, Samsung Advanced Institute of Health Science & Technology (SAIHST), Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)

2014.09. – Current: Associate Professor, School of Chemical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)

2010.03. – 2014.08.: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Kyung Hee University

2008.12. – 2010.02.: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Biological Engineering, MIT

► 2008.6. – 2010.11.: Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for energy materials, KIST

2005.03. – 2008.08.: Ph.D in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, KAIST, Korea


Honors & Awards

► EnSM Young Scientist Award, Energy Storage Materials (Elsevier) (2020)

► SKKU Excellence in Research Award, SKKU (2020)

► Member, Young Korean Academy of Science and Technology, Y-KAST (2019)

► Commendation from Minister, Ministry of Science and ICT (2019)

► Fellowship, LG Yeonam Foundation (2019)

► The Best 100 Researches of Korea, Ministry of Science and ICT (2019)

► NRF The Scientist of the Month (2019)

► LG Chem. Young Professor Award (2019)

► SKKU Fellow in Sungkyunkwan University (2019)

► SAIHST Arrow Award in Samsung Advanced Institute of Health Science & Technologies (2019)

► Emerging Young Investigator in Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) (2018)

► Best paper award in the journal of J. Ind. & Eng. Chem. (2017)
► Miwon Award for Young Researcher (2017)

► Top 3 Korean young researcher in the engineering part by Jung Ang Ilbo (2016)

► Best paper award in the journal of J. Ind. & Eng. Chem. (2016)

► Excellent research for nanotechnology in NRF (2015)

► Excellent paper in KOSUA (2015, 2019)

► Excellent lecture award in Kyung Hee university (2010)

► KAIST, Amchun’s Paper Award (2008)

► Post-Doctoral Fellowship by Korea Research Foundation (2008. 12 – 2009.11)

► Kim Young Han’s Global leader scholarship (2005. 3 – 2008. 3)

Representative Publications (2011~)

  1. Xiaotong Han, Nannan Li, Ying Bo Kang, Qingyun Dou, Peixun Xiong, Qing Liu, Jin Young Lee, Liming Dai* and Ho Seok Park*, "Unveiling Trifunctional Active Sites of a Heteronanosheet Electrocatalyst for Integrated Cascade Battery/Electrolyzer Systems", ACS Energy Lett., 2021, 6, 2460−2468                                 

  2. Periyasamy Sivakumar, Milan Jana, Min Gyu Jung, Puritut Nakhanivej, Bao Yu Xia and Ho Seok Park, "Ultrafast and reversible anion storage of spinel nanoarchitecture for high-performance alkaline zinc full cells", Appl. Phys. Rev., 2021, 8, 021408.                                          

  3. Qingyun Dou, Nanzhong Wu, Haocheng Yuan, Kang Ho Shin, Yongbing Tang, * David Mitlin* and Ho Seok Park * "Emerging trends in anion storage materials for the capacitive and hybrid energy storage and beyond", Chem. Soc. Rev., 2021, in press                                   

  4. Jintao Zhu*, Ho Seok Park*, “Materials Science in HUST-SKKU Collaboration”, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2021, 31, 2170084. Editorial, Cover                                                                                       

  5. Ying Bo Kang, Xiaotong Han, Seunghoon Kim, Haocheng Yuan, Ning Ling, Hyung Chul Ham,* Liming Dai,* and Ho Seok Park* "Structural Engineering of Ultrathin ReS2 on Hierarchically Architectured Graphene for Enhanced Oxygen Reduction", ACS Nano, 2021, 15, 5560−5566. Editor's pick                                                                                                                                     

  6. Milan Jana, Jae Min Park, Manikantan Kota, Kang Ho Shin, Harpalsinh H. Rana, Puritut Nakhanivej, Jia-Qi Huang, Ho Seok Park*, “Surface Redox-Active Organosulfur-Tethered Carbon Nanotubes for High Power and Long Cyclability of Na-Organosulfur Hybrid Energy Storage”, ACS Energy Lett., 2021, 6, 280-289.

  7. Milan Jana, Rui Xu, Xin-Bing Cheng, Jeong Seok Yeon, Jae Min Park, Jia-Qi Huang*, Qiang Zhang*, Ho Seok Park*, “Rational Design of Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries” Energy Environ. Sci., 2020, 13, 1049-1075. Cover

  8. Haocheng Yuan, Fengxin Ma, Xianbin Wei, Jin‐Le Lan*, Yuan Liu, Yunhua Yu*, Xiaoping Yang, Ho Seok Park*, “Ionic‐Conducting and Robust Multilayered Solid Electrolyte Interphases for Greatly Improved Rate and Cycling Capabilities of Sodium Ion Full Cells”, Adv. Energy Mater., 2020, 10, 2001418.

  9. Jae Min Park, Milan Jana, Puritut Nakhanivej, Bo-Kyong Kim, Ho Seok Park*, “Facile Multivalent Redox Chemistries in Water-in-Bisalt Hydrogel Electrolytes for Hybrid Energy Storage Full Cells”, ACS Energy Lett., 2020, 5, 1054-1061.

  10. Kang Ho Shin, Sul Ki Park, Puritut Nakhanivej, Yixian Wang, Pengcheng Liu, Seong-Min Bak, Min Sung Choi, David Mitlin*, Ho Seok Park*, “Biomimetic composite architecture achieves ultrahigh rate capability and cycling life of sodium ion battery cathodes”, Applied Physics Reviews, 2020, 7, 041410.

  11. Harpalsinh H. Rana, Jeong Hee Park, Girish S. Gund, Ho Seok Park*, “Highly conducting, extremely durable, phosphorylated cellulose-based ionogels for renewable flexible supercapacitors”, Energy Storage Materials, 2020, 25, 70-75. Invited

  12. Ji Su Chae, Sul Ki Park, Kwang Chul Roh, Ho Seok Park*, “Electrode materials for biomedical patchable and implantable energy storage devices”, Energy Storage Materials, 2020, 24, 113-128. Invited

  13. Puritut Nakhanivej, Harpalsinh H. Rana, Haejin Kim, Bao Yu Xia, Ho Seok Park*, “Transport and Durability of Energy Storage Materials Operating at High Temperatures”, ACS Nano, 2020, 14, 7, 7696-7703. Invited perspective

  14. Duong Nguyen Nguyen, Girish Sambhaji Gund, Min Gyu Jung, Seung Hun Roh, Jongwook Park, Jung Kyu Kim,* Ho Seok Park*, “Core-Shell Structured MXene@Carbon Nanodots as Bifunctional Catalysts for Solar-Assisted Water Splitting”, ACS Nano, 2020, 14, 17615-17625.

  15. Puritut Nakhanivej, Xu Yu, Sul Ki Park, Soo Kim, Jin Yong Hong, Hae Jin Kim, Wonki Lee, Jun Yeon Hwang, Ji Eun Yang, Chris Wolverton, Jing Kong, Manish Chhowalla,
    Ho Seok Park*, “Revealing Molecular-Level Surface Redox Sites of Controllably Oxidized Black Phosphorus Nanosheets”, Nat. Mater., 2019, 18, 156-162. The Best 100 Research of Korea in 2019


  16. Girish Sambhaji Gund, Jeong Hee Park, Rana Harpalsinh, Manikantan Kota,
    Joo Hwan Shin, Tae-il Kim, Yury Gogotsi*, Ho Seok Park*, “MXene/Polymer Hybrid Materials for Flexible AC Filtering Electrochemical Capacitors”, Joule, 2019, 3, 1-13. Cover


  17. Jiyoung Kim, Min-Sung Choi, Kang Ho Shin, Manikantan Kota, Yingbo Kang, Soojung Lee, Jun Young Lee*, Ho Seok Park*, “Rational Design of Carbon Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Sodium Storage and Capture”, Adv. Mater., 2019, 1803444. Cover

  18. Jeong Seok Yeon, Sol Yun, Jae Min Park, Ho Seok Park*, “Radially Assembled Open-Porous Graphene Microspheres for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries”, ACS Nano, 2019, 13, 5163-5171. Cover

  19. Jing Pan⁠, Yuanmiao Sun, Peiling Deng⁠, Fan Yang, Shenghua Chen, Qitao Zhou,
    Ho Seok Park*, Hongfang Liu⁠, Bao Yu Xia, “Hierarchical and ultrathin copper nanosheets synthesized via galvanic replacement for selective electrocatalytic carbon dioxide conversion to carbon monoxide”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2019, 255, 117736.


  20. Sol Yun, Seong-Min Bak, Sanghyeon Kim, Jeong Seok Yeon, Min Gyu Kim,
    Xiao-Qing Yang, Paul V. Braun, Ho Seok Park*, “Rational Design of Hierarchically Open-Porous Spherical Hybrid Architectures for Lithium-Ion Batteries”, Adv. Energy. Mater., 2019, 9, 1802816.


  21. Ruizuo Hou, Girish Sambhaji Gund, Kai Qi, Puritut Nakhanivej, Hongfang Liu, Feng Li,
    Bao Yu Xia, Ho Seok Park*, “Hybridization Design of Materials and Devices for Flexible Electrochemical Energy Storage”, Energy Storage Materials, 2019, 19, 212-241.

  22. Harpalsinh H. Rana, Jeong Hee Park, Etienne Ducrot, Hun Park, Manikantan Kota,
    Tae Hee Han, Jun Young Lee, Jaeyun Kim, Ji-Heung Kim, Patrick Howlett, Maria Forsyth, Douglas MacFarlane, Ho Seok Park*, “Extreme Properties of Double Networked Ionogel Electrolytes for Flexible and Durable Energy Storage Devices”, Energy Storage Materials, 2019, 19, 197-205.

  23. Periyasamy Sivakumar, Milan Jana, Min Gyu Jung, Aharon Gedanken, Ho Seok Park*, “Hexagonal plate-like Ni-Co-Mn hydroxide nanostructure for high energy density of hybrid supercapacitors”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2019, 7, 11362-11369. HOT paper

  24. Xu Yu, Sol Yun, Jeong Seok Yeon, Pallab Bhattacharya, Libin Wang, Seung Woo Lee, Xianluo Hu, Ho Seok Park*, “Emergent Pseudocapacitance of 2D Nanomaterials”, Adv. Energy Mater., 2018, 1702930. Cover

  25. Sul Ki Park, Sung Hyun Kwon, Seung Geol Lee, Min Sung Choi, Dong Hoon Suh, 
    Puritut Nakhanivej, Hyunjoo Lee, Ho Seok Park*, “105 Cyclable Pseudocapacitive Na-Ion Storage of Hierarchically Structured Phosphorus-Incorporating Nanoporous Carbons in Organic Electrolytes”, ACS Energy Lett., 2018, 3, 724-732.

  26. Sul Ki Park, Hyunjoo Lee, Min Sung Choi, Dong Hoon Suh, Puritut Nakhanivej,
    Ho Seok Park*, “Straightforward and controllable synthesis of heteroatom-doped carbon dots and nanoporous carbons for surface-confined energy and chemical storage”, Energy Storage Materials, 2018, 12, 331-340.

  27. Sol Yun, So Hyun Park, Jeong Seok Yeon, Jae Min Park, Milan Jana, Jungdon Suk,
    Ho Seok Park*, "Materials and Device constructions for Aqueous Lithium-Sulfur Batteries", Adv. Funct. Mater., 2018, 1707593.


  28. Pallab Bhattacharya, Dong Hoon Suh, Puritut Nakhanivej, Yingbo Kang, Ho Seok Park*, "Iron Oxide Nanoparticle-Encapsulated CNT Branches Grown on 3D Ozonated CNT Internetworks for Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes", Adv. Funct. Mater., 2018, 1801746.

  29. Kyu Hyun Oh, Girish Sambhaji Gund, Ho Seok Park*, “Stabilizing NiCo2O4 hybrid architectures by reduced graphene oxide interlayers for improved cycling stability of hybrid supercapacitors”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, 6, 22106-22114. Invited themed issue
    of Emerging Investigators


  30. Pallab Bhattacharya, Manikantan Kota, Dong Hoon Suh, Kwang Chul Roh, Ho Seok Park*, “Biomimetic Spider-Web-Like Composites for Enhanced Rate Capability and Cycle Life of Lithium Ion Battery Anodes”, Adv. Energy Mater., 2017, 7, 1700331. Cover

  31. Qasim Mahmood, Sul Ki Park, Kideok D. Kwon, Sung−Jin Chang, Jin−Yong Hong, Guozhen Shen, Young Mee Jung, Tae Jung Park, Sung Woon Khang, Woo Sik Kim,Jing Kong,
    Ho Seok Park*, "Transition from Diffusion-Controlled Intercalation into Extrinsically Pseudocapacitive Charge Storage of MoS2 by Nanoscale Heterostructuring"
    Adv. Energy Mater., 2016, 6, 1501115. Cover


  32. Jin–Yong Hong, Wook Kim, Dukhyun Choi, Jing Kong*, Ho Seok Park*, “Omnidirectionally Stretchable and Transparent Graphene Electrodes” ACS Nano, 2016, 10, 9446–9455.

  33. Sung-Kon Kim, Jiung Cho, Jeffrey S. Moore, Ho Seok Park*, Paul V. Braun*,
    “High-Performance Mesostructured Organic Hybrid Pseudocapacitor Electrodes”
    Adv. Funct. Mater., 2016, 26, 903-910.


  34. Byung Chul Kim, Jin-Yong Hong, Gordon G. Wallace, Ho Seok Park*, “Recent Progress in Flexible Electrochemical Capacitors: Electrode Materials, Device Configuration, 
    and Functions”, Adv. Energy Mater., 2015, 5, 1500959. Cover


  35. Sung-Kon Kim, Paul V. Braun, Ho Seok Park*, “Extremely Durable, Flexible Supercapacitors with Greatly Improved Performance at High Temperatures” ACS Nano, 2015, 9, 8569-8577.

  36. Qasim Mahmood, Min Gyu Kim, Sol Yun, Seongmin Bak, Xiao-Qing Yang, Hyeon Suk Shin, Woo Sik Kim, Paul V. Braun, Ho Seok Park*, “Unveiling Surface Redox Charge Storage in Two-Dimensional Hetero-nanosheets Assembled Hierarchical Architectures” Nano Lett., 2015, 15, 2269-2277.

  37. Xu Yu, Hae Jin Kim, Jin Yong Hong, Young Mee Jung, Kideok D. Kwon, Jing Kong,
    Ho Seok Park*, “Elucidating Surface Redox Charge Storage of Phosphorus-Incorporated Graphenes with Hierarchical Architectures” Nano Energy, 2015, 15, 576-586.


  38. Jin-Yong Hong, Bo Mee Bak, Jeong Jae Wie, Jing Kong*, Ho Seok Park*, "Reversibly compressible, highly elastic, and durable graphene aerogels for energy storage devices under limited conditions" Adv. Funct. Mater., 2015, 25, 1053-1062. Cover,
    Most Accessed in 12/2014


  39. Jinkyu Im, Sung Yun Hong, Youngeun Cheon, Jeesun Lee, Je Seung Lee, Hoon Sik Kim*, Minserk Cheong,* Ho Seok Park*, "Steric Hinderance-induced zwitterionic carbonates from alkanolamines and CO2: highly efficient CO2 absorbents" Energy Environ. Sci., 2011, 4, 4284-4289.

  40. Phan Huy Hoang, Ho Seok Park*, Dong-Pyo Kim, "Ultrafast and Continuous Synthesis of Unaccommodating Inorganic Nanomaterials in Droplet & Ionic Liquid Assisted Microfluidic System" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 14765-14770.

  41. Bong Gill Choi, Jin Kee Hong, Won Hi Hong, Paula T. Hammond*, Ho Seok Park*, "Facilitated Ion Transport in All Solid-State Flexible Supercapacitor" ACS Nano, 2011, 5, 7205-7213.

  42. Bong Gill Choi, Jin Kee Hong, Young Chul Park, Doo Hwan Jung, Won Hi Hong, Paula Hammond, Ho Seok Park*, “Innovative Polymer Nanocomposite Electrolytes: Nanoscale Manipulation of Ion Channels by Functionalized Graphenes” ACS Nano, 2011, 5, 5167–5174.