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Prof. Yang-Kook  Sun

Special Seminar

High-Capacity Concentration Gradient Cathode for Next-Generation Electric Vehicles

by: Prof. Yang-Kook Sun

Affiliation: Department of Energy Engineering, Hanyang University, Republic of Korea

Date: Thursday May 02, 2019

Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Location: Houston Science Center – Building 593 — Room 102


High-Capacity Concentration Gradient Cathode for Next-Generation Electric Vehicles


Prof. Sun earned his M.S. (1987) and Ph.D. (1992) degrees in Chemical Engineering from Seoul National University, Republic of Korea. He was Senior Visiting Scientist at Argonne National Lab from 2008-2013, and former director of the Korean Electrochemical Society. He is a member of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology, The National Academy of Engineering of Korea, and Senior Editor of ACS Energy Letters. He was formerly editor of J. of Power Sources. His research interests include electrode materials for Li-ion batteries, high-rate Li-ion battery chemistry for electric vehicles, lithium sulfur and lithium air batteries, electrode materials for Na-ion secondary batteries, and Li-Metal ion batteries. He has published 566 papers and holds 412 international and domestic patents. He is a multi-year Highly Cited Researcher, Clarivate Analytics, and has won many international awards, including the R&D 100 Award, R&D Magazine; Creative Knowledge Awards, Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning; and the Technology Award, Battery Division of the Electrochemical Society.

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