05/14/2021 | Sungju gave an award talk at Young Scientist Forum of The Korean Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry (KSIEC) Spring Meeting, BEXCO, Busan.
05/12/2021 | Sungju gave an invited talk on solar energy harvesting at the Department of Physics, Ajou University. Many thanks to Prof. Hosung Seo for the invitation and organizing the webinar!
05/01/2021 | A book titled "Plasmonic Catalysis" 1st edition by Pedro H. C. Camargo and Emiliano Cortés (Wiley) has been released where we and Prashant K. Jain (UIUC) contributed to a chapter on Plasmonic Catalysis, Photoredox Chemistry, and Photosynthesis. This book includes comprehensive discussion of the foundational and advanced topics in plasmonic catalysis. Google Books link here.
04/27/2021 | Our collaboration study on β‐alkylation of alcohols over multi N‐heterocyclic carbene (NHC)‐modified iridium catalysts is published online in Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis [Link].
03/24/2021 | Sungju gave an invited talk on renewable energy harvesting at e-conference of the Korean Society of Clean Technology (KSCT) spring meeting and international symposium. Many thanks to Prof. Ji Bong Joo for the invitation!
03/10/2021 | Sungju presented on manipulation of light, matter, and energy at the Department of Chemistry, KAIST. Many thanks to Prof. Jeong Young Park for the invitation and organizing the seminar.
02/24/2021 | Sungju gave a talk on light harvesting for the renewable generation of fuels at the online joint international symposium of Ajou University and Chiba University (Japan).
01/01/2021 | We start new year with 2 graduate and 1 undergraduate researchers. Welcome Neda Poudineh (ChemE), Sanghyuk Lee (Chem), and Jiyong Park (Chem) to the group!
12/02/2020 | Sungju attended the Convergence Symposium hosted by Research Institute for Basic Science where he made a speech and discussed for the preparation of Industrial Cooperation Center (ICC) program.
11/25/2020 | Sungju gave a talk on addressing global warming with artificial photosynthesis and career paths for chemical engineers at the online seminar hosted by the Department of Chemical Engineering.
10/28/2020 | Sungju attended the joint symposium of the Korean Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry (KSIEC) and the Japan Petroleum Institute (JPI) where energy-environmental material and catalyst technology for a sustainable future were discussed.
10/15/2020 | Sungju discussed carbon fixation on plasmonic catalysts at the online symposium for catalysts and reaction engineering of the KIChE.
10/15/2020 | Sungju gave an invited talk on catalytic transformation of photons into chemical bonds at the online symposium for young researchers of the KIChE.
09/16/2020 | Sungju gave a talk on next-generation energy and environment research for undergraduates of the Department of Chemistry, Ajou University.
09/09/2020 | We welcome Jiyong, Sanghyuk, and Minji, who join our group as undergraduate researchers for 2020 Fall undergraduate internship program.
09/08/2020 | Our experimental and theoretical isotope study finds that hole-mediated water oxidation is a critical limiting step in plasmonic photosynthesis. This research paper is published online in Angewandte Chemie.
09/01/2020 | The NanofixLab is moved to the Department of Energy Systems Research and Department of Chemistry, Ajou University.
04/28/2020 | Our contribution article on plasmonic photosynthesis is published in Catalysis, issued by KIChE.
03/01/2020 | We welcome Sungwoo, who joins our group as an undergraduate researcher for KIST co-op internship program.
02/11/2020 | Group website has been posted.
01/10/2020 | Our review article on plasmonic photoredox chemistry and catalysis is published in MRS Bulletin.
01/01/2020 | Our paper on the chemical potential of plasmonic excitations is published online in Angewandte Chemie.
12/01/2019 | Sungju joins KIST as a senior research scientist.