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Jungki Ryu (류정기), Ph.D.

Associate Professor
School of Energy and Chemical Engineering (link)

Graduate School of Carbon Neutrality (link)
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)

50 UNIST-gil, Ulsan 44919, Republic of Korea.

Email: jryu at
Phone: +82-52-217-2564.
Office: 2nd Engineering Bldg. Room 401-5.


2007.09 - 2011.02   Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering

                                Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
                                Advisor: Prof. Chan Beum Park (link)

2006.03 - 2007.08   M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, KAIST

1999.03 - 2006.02   B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Yonsei University


2022.09 - Present    Adjunct Professor, Graduate School of Carbon Neutrality, UNIST

2019.09 - Present    Associate Professor, School of Energy and Chemical Engineering, UNIST

2014.06 - 2019.08   Assistant Professor, School of Energy and Chemical Engineering, UNIST

2011.06 - 2014.05   Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
                                Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
                                Advisor: Prof. Angela M. Belcher (link)

2011.02 - 2011.05   Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, KAIST

                                Advisor: Prof. Chan Beum Park (link)

Professional Activities

2023.01 - 2024.12   Youth Editorial Board Member of Journal of Energy Chemistry

2023.01 - 2023.12   Youth Editorial Board Member of Nano Research Energy (link)

2020.11 - Present    Community Board Member of Nanoscale Horizons (link)

Honor and Awards

2022                        Nanoscale 2022 Emerging Investigator 

2011                        Fusion Research Award from KAIST Institute for the Nanocentury

2011                        Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Award from KAIST

2010                        Bronze Medal from Samsung Human Tech. Thesis Prize

2009                        Honorary Medal from Samsung Human Tech. Thesis Prize

2008 ~ 2009            National Graduate Sci. and Tech. Scholarship from Korea Science and Engineering Foundation

1999 ~ 2006            Full Scholarship for Undergraduate Study from Seoam Foundation

Journal Referee (link)

  • AAAS: Science Advances

  • ACS: ACS Applied Bio Materials, ACS Applied Energy Materials, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, ACS Applied Nano Materials, ACS Materials Letters, ACS Nano, ACS Omega, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, JACS Au, Journal of Physical Chemistry, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Langmuir

  • Cell Press: Joule

  • Elsevier: Applied Surface Science, Carbon, Catalysis Communications, Chemical Engineering Journal, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Journal of Catalysis, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Journal of Energy Chemistry, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering

  • Nature Publishing: Nature Catalysis, Nature Communications, Scientific Reports

  • RSC: Catalysis Science & Technology, Chemical Communications, Dalton Transactions, Green Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Materials Chemistry Frontiers, Nanoscale Horizons, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Sustainable Energy & Fuels

  • Springer: Journal of Materials Science

  • Wiley: Advanced Energy & Sustainability Research, Advanced Energy Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed., ChemSusChem, ChemElectroChem, Chemistry-An Asian Journal, ChemNanoMat, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, Small


- Physical Chemistry II: Kinetics for Undergraduates in Fall Semester from 2014 to 2015.

Analytical Chemistry for Undergraduates in Spring Semester from 2014 to Present.
Advanced Materials Analysis for Graduates in Fall Semester from 2016 to Present.

- Semiconductor Electrochemistry for Graduates (Under Preparation)

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