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Kim Sang-Jae

Educational Background

• 1984 - Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pukyong National University, KOREA
• 1988 - Graduate School of Mechanical Engineering, Pukyong National University, KOREA
• 1991 - Division of Creative Materials Engineerig, Nagaoka Technical University, JAPAN
• 1993 - Research Institute of Electrical Communication (RIEC), Tohoku University, ) JAPAN
• 1994 - Department of Electrical and Communication Engineering, Faculty Engineering, Tohoku University,JAPAN
Telephone: +82-64-754-3715
Fax: +82-64-751-3710
Email: kimsangj@jejunu.ac.kr
Mailing Address: D130, Nano Materials & System Lab
Engineering Building-4,
Jeju National University,
Ara-1-dong, Jeju-si, Jeju-do,
Republic of Korea, 690-756

Professional Experience

  • 1988- Officer in ROK army (ROTC)
  • 1997 - Lecturer in RISC, Tohoku University, JAPAN
  • 1999 - Research Fellow, Japan Science and Technology (JST) Corporation, JAPAN
  • 2001 - Guest Associate Professor, New Industry Creation Hatchery Center (NICHE), Tohoku University, JAPAN
  • 2002 - Senior Researcher, Nanomaterial Laboratory, National Institute of Materials Science (NIMS), JAPAN
  • 2005 - Visiting Professor, University of Cambridge, U. K.
  • 2014 - Visiting Scholar, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • 2002 - Professor, Jeju National University, KOREA

Research Awards

  • Outstanding thesis advisor award, Jeju National University, (2015.02)
  • Best Poster Award_Nanogenerator as a self-powered flow sensor to measure fluid velocity_Nagamalleswara Ral Alluri et alo_ AsiaNANO 2014 Oct.27-29.
  • Best Poster Award_Fabrication of ZnO Piezoelectric nanogenerator, B. Saravanakumar et al. The 2th international Conference on Advanced Electromaterials (ICAE 2013), Nov. 12 (Tue.)-15(Fri.), 2013, ICAE 2013.
  • Outstanding thesis advisor award, Jeju National University, (2013.02)
  • Presidential presentation award_Tailoring the electronic properties of graphene layers by atmospheric plasma irradiation, K. Thiyagarajan et al. Nagasaki_Jeju Int. Syposium (June 5, 2013).
  • Best Poster Award_Piezoelectric nanogenerator as a self vibration sensor, B. Saravanakumar et al. The 16th international Symposium on the Physics of Semiconductors and Applications, July 2 - 5, 2013, ISPSA-2013.
  • Best presentation Award, Rapid microwave assisted synthesis of graphene/TiO2 composite for high performance supercapacitor, A. Radamos & S. J. Kim, 2013 Korean Sensor Society.
  • WISET Presidential Award & Domestic Competetion Award_Shin So Yoon et al_2013.
  • Excellent reviewer award(2013)_Korea Research Foundation.
  • Excellent Research Professor Award, Jeju National University, (2012.02).
  • 5 capstone design project awards to teaching students (2008- )
  • The best poster award in the 2009 spring meeting, The Korean Society of Physics, (2009.04)
  • The best poster award in the 10th APCPST and 23nd SPSM, APCPST and SP5M2010 conference chair (2010.07)
  • Excellent Research Professor Award, Jeju National University, (2007.01)
  • The 5thAwardofSuperconductingScienceandTechnology,The society of Non-Traditional Technology (2001.04)
  • JSPS short-term visiting research award (503727),JSPS (2003. 06)
  • Excellent presentation awards in annual meeting, Japan Electronic Materials Society (2001.10)
  • Ogasawara Science and Technique Promotion Foundation Research Award (2001.04)
  • Marubun Research Foundation Research Award (2000.03)
  • Sinseidai Research Foundation Research Award (2000.09)


  • Above 170 SCI papers & 20 patents (Int. Pat. 8) in the following areas: Nanomaterials and the devices. Energy harvesting materials and the devices, Carbon materials and the devices, Josephson devices, Self-powered storage & nanobio sensors, THz devices. Single electron tunneling devices etc.
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    Selected Publications

  • "Piezoelectric-Driven Self-Charging Supercapacitor Power Cell" Ananthakumar Ramadoss, Balasubramaniam Saravanakumar, Seung Woo Lee,Young-Soo Kim, Sang Jae Kim. Zhong Lin Wang, ACS Nano 9 (4), 4337-4345 (2015)
  • "Graphene oxide nanopaint" K Krishnamoorthy, K Jeyasubramanian, M Premanathan, G Subbiah, SJ Kim, Carbon 72, 328-337(2014, Citation:7)
  • "Growth of 2D ZnO nanowall for energy harvesting application" B Saravanakumar, SJ Kim ,The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118 (17), 8831-8836 (2014, Citation:8)
  • "A highly sensitive electrochemical sensor for nitrite detection based on Fe2O3 nanoparticles decorated reduced graphene oxide nanosheets" S Radhakrishnan, K Krishnamoorthy, C Sekar, J Wilson, SJ Kim, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 148, 22-28 (2014, Citation:33)
  • "Self-Powered pH Sensor Based on a Flexible Organic–Inorganic Hybrid Composite Nanogenerator"B Saravanakumar, S Soyoon, SJ Kim, ACS applied materials & interfaces 6 (16), 13716-13723 (2014, Citation:4)
  • "Enhanced supercapacitor performance using hierarchical TiO 2 nanorod/Co (OH) 2 nanowall array electrodes" A Ramadoss, SJ Kim, Electrochimica Acta 136, 105-111(2014, Citation:4)
  • "Plasma-induced photoresponse in few-layer graphene" K Thiyagarajan, A Ananth, B Saravanakumar, YS Mok, SJ Kim, Carbon 73, 25-33 (2014, Citation:3)
  • "Toxicity of Nano Molybdenum Trioxide toward Invasive Breast Cancer Cells" T Anh Tran, K Krishnamoorthy, YW Song, SK Cho, SJ Kim, ACS applied materials & interfaces 6 (4), 2980-2986 (2014, Citation:3)
  • 'Nanostructured molybdenum oxide-based antibacterial paint: effective growth inhibition of various pathogenic bacteria" K Krishnamoorthy, M Premanathan, M Veerapandian, SJ Kim, Nanotechnology 25 (31), 315101 (2014)
  • "The chemical and structural analysis of graphene oxide with different degrees of oxidation" K Krishnamoorthy, M Veerapandian, K Yun, SJ Kim Carbon 53, 38-49.(2013, Citation:87)
  • "Fabrication of a ZnO nanogenerator for eco-friendly biomechanical energy harvesting" B Saravanakumar, R Mohan, K Thiyagarajan, SJ Kim, RSC Advances 3 (37), 16646-16656(2013, Citation:16)
  • "Self-Induced Gate Dielectric for Graphene Field-Effect Transistor" K Thiyagarajan, B Saravanakumar, R Mohan, SJ Kim, ACS applied materials & interfaces 5 (14), 6443-6446 (2013, Citation:2)
  • "Antibacterial efficiency of graphene nanosheets against pathogenic bacteria via lipid peroxidation" K Krishnamoorthy, M Veerapandian, LH Zhang, K Yun, SJ Kim, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 116 (32), 17280-17287(2012, Citation:61)
  • "Mechanistic investigation on the toxicity of MgO nanoparticles toward cancer cells" K Krishnamoorthy, JY Moon, HB Hyun, SK Cho, SJ Kim, Journal of Materials Chemistry 22 (47), 24610-24617 (2012, Citation:33)
  • "Enhanced photocatalytic activity of Cu-doped ZnO nanorods" R Mohan, K Krishnamoorthy, SJ Kim, Solid State Communications 152 (5), 375-380(2012, Citation:61)
  • "An investigation of the electrical transport properties of graphene-oxide thin films" G Venugopal, K Krishnamoorthy, R Mohan, SJ Kim, Materials Chemistry and Physics 132 (1), 29-33(2012, Citation:53)
  • "Resistive switching behaviors of HfO2 thin films by sol–gel spin coating for nonvolatile memory applications" A Ramadoss, K Krishnamoorthy, SJ Kim, Applied Physics Express 5 (8), 085803 (2012, Citation:9)
  • "Graphene oxide as a photocatalytic material" K Krishnamoorthy, R Mohan, SJ Kim, Applied Physics Letters 98 (24), 244101 (2011, Citation:96)
  • "Fabrication of nanoscale three-dimensional graphite stacked-junctions by focused-ion-beam and observation of anomalous transport characteristics" G Venugopal, MH Jung, M Suemitsu, SJ Kim, Carbon 49 (8), 2766-2772 (2011, Citation:15)
  • "Method and apparatus for fabricating three dimensional element from anisotropic material"T Yamashita, SJ Kim, US Patent 6,605,225 (2003, Citation:7)
  • "Growth and superconducting properties of Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+ δ single-crystal whiskers using tellurium-doped precursors" M Nagao, M Sato, H Maeda, SJ Kim, T Yamashita, Applied Physics Letters 79 (16), 2612-2614. (2001, Citation:69)
  • "Submicron stacked-junction fabrication from Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+ δ whiskers by focused-ion-beam etching" SJ Kim, YI Latyshev, T Yamashita, Applied physics letters 74 (8), 1156-1158 (1999, Citation:126)
  • "3D intrinsic Josephson junctions using c-axis thin films and single crystals" SJ Kim, YI Latyshev, T Yamashita, Superconductor Science and Technology 12 (11), 729(1999, Citation:67)
  • "Experimental evidence for Coulomb charging effects in submicron Bi-2212 stacksYI Latyshev" SJ Kim, T Yamashita, Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics Letters 69 (1), 84-90. (1999, Citation:56)