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Jieun Yang

Low-Dimensional Nanomaterials Lab

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Assistant Professor 

Department of Chemistry

Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea

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Jieun Yang is an assistant professor at Kyung Hee University. Her interests are mainly in the fundamental studies of synthetic methods of 2D materials. Her group studies the chemical and physical properties of 2D materials and their hybrid materials.  

  • 2009 - 2015 : UNIST (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology), Ph.D in Energy Engineering

  • 2004 - 2009 : Kyung Hee University, B.S. in Chemisty

  • 2019 - 2021 : Newton international fellow, Royal Society, (hosted by University of Cambridge, UK) 

  • 2018 - 2019 : Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Cambridge, Dept. of Materials Science and Metallurgy (Supervisor: Prof. Manish Chhowalla) 

  • 2016 - 2018 : Postdoctoral Researcher, Rutgers University, Dept. of Materials Science Engineering

  • (Supervisor: Prof. Manish Chhowalla) 

  • 2015 - 2016 : Postdoctoral Researcher, Rutgers Energy Institute Research Fellow

  • (Supervisor: Prof. Manish Chhowalla) 

  • Newton international fellowships, Royal Society, UK, 2019-2021

  • MRS postdoctoral Awards, 2017 MRS Fall meeting, the award citation: For creative research in chemically exfoliated 2D materials and tireless dedication to mentoring women in science and engineering

  • Rutgers Energy Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2015-2016

  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award, UNIST, 2015

  • Elite Graduate Student Fellowship, UNIST, 2011-2014

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