Professor

professorWon Bae Kim (김 원 배)

Professor,
Room 430
Department of Chemical Engineering
Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)
Phone: +82-54-279-2397
Fax: +82-54-279-5528
E-mail: kimwb@postech.ac.kr

Education

  • Ph. D, Chemical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), 02/2002, (Advisor: Prof. Jae Sung Lee)
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), 02/1998
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), 02/1996

Experiences

  • Professor, (2016. 7 ~ present)
    Department of Chemical Engineering,
    Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea
  • Professor, (2012. 10 ~ 2016. 6)
    School of Materials Science and Engineering,
    Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Korea
  • Visiting Professor, (2009. 8 ~ 2010. 8)
    Department of Chemical Engineering,
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
  • Associate Professor, (2008. 10 ~ 2012. 09)
    School of Materials Science and Engineering,
    Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Korea
  • Assistant Professor, (2005. 2 ~ 2008. 9)
    School of Materials Science and Engineering,
    Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Korea
  • Postdoctoral Associate, (2003 ~ 2004)
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering,
    University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA (Advisor: Prof. J.A. Dumesic)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, (2002)
    Research Center for Catalytic Technology (RCCT),
    Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea

Affiliations

  • The Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers, Member
  • The Korean Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Member
  • The Korean Synchrotron Radiation User’s Association, Member
  • MRS, ACS, ECS Member

Honors and Awards

  • QS Special awards from president of GIST (QS특별상), 2015
  • Young Catalysis Scholar awards from Catalysis division of KIChE (젊은촉매학자상), 2014
  • Commendation from minister of Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (미래부 장관표창), 2014
  • Research awards from president of GIST (GIST연구상), 2012
  • Research fellowship grant for Green Technology from Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, U.S.A., 2003-2004
  • Postdoctoral fellowship grant from KOSEF/Korean Ministry of
    Science & Tech., Korea, 2003

Publications(selected)

  • “Highly Selective Transformation of Glycerol to Dihydroxyacetone without Using Oxidants by a PtSb/C-Catalyzed Electrooxidation Process”, Green Chem. 18 (2016) 2877-2887. Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24 
  • “MnCo2O4 Nanowires Anchored on Reduced Graphene Oxide Sheets as Effective Bifunctional Catalysts for Li-O2 Battery Cathodes”, ChemSusChem 8 (2015) 1752-1760. Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24 Supplement
  • “Plasmon-enhanced Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting with Size-controllable Au Nanodot Arrays”, ACS Nano 8 (2014) 10756-10765. Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24  Supplement
  • “The Graphene-supported Palladium and Palladium-yttrium Nanoparticles for The Oxygen Reduction and Ethanol Oxidation Reactions: Experimental Measurement and Computational Validation”, Appl. Catal. B 129 (2013) 163-171. Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24
  • “Probing the Lithium Ion Storage Properties of Positively and Negatively Carved Silicon”, Nano Lett. 11 (2011) 3656-3662. Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24 Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24
  • “Diameter-Engineered SnO2 Nanowires over Contact-Printed Gold Nanodots Using Size-Controlled Carbon Nanopost Array Stamps”, ACS Nano 4 (2010) 1829-1836. Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24 Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24
  • “A Solution Chemistry Approach for the Selective Formation of Ultralong Nanowire Bundles of Crystalline Cd(OH)2 on Substrates”, Adv. Mater. 20 (2008) 1008-1012. Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24
  • “Preferential Oxidation of CO in H2 by Aqueous Polyoxometalates over Metal Catalysts”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 44 (2005) 778-782. Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24
  • “Powering Fuel Cells with CO via Aqueous Polyoxometalates and Gold Catalysts”, Science 305 (2004) 1280-1283. -Online Hightlight Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24 Adobe_PDF_file_icon_24x24