Prof. Jae-Jin Shim
Jae-Jin Shim received his BS degree from Seoul National University in 1980, MS degree from KAIST in 1982, and PhD degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1990. He worked as a research scientist (1982-1986) and as a senior research scientist (1991-1994) at Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST). He has been a professor in Yeungnam University since 1994 and served as School Chairman and Vice-Dean of Engineering. He also served as the President of the Korean Society of Clean Technology and Vice President of the Korean Society of Engineering Education. He is the Directors of the Institute of Clean Technology and the Clean Energy Priority Research Center supported by Ministry of Education of Korea. He has published more than 140 papers in reputed journals and served as the Chief Editor of “Clean Technology”.
He has received the Commendation for Engineering Education from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, the Glocal Leadership Award from the President of Yeungnam University, and the three Scientific Contribution Awards from the Korean Society of Clean Technology. His current research interests are synthesis and applications of graphene (or carbon nanotube)-based nanomaterials for supercapacitors, catalysts, and sensors; syntheses of polymers and organic materials using supercritical fluids and ionic liquids; living polymerization in supercritical fluids and ionic liquids; and clean technology.